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January 2, 2008

Mugen Modifies the 2008 Honda Accord is it Inspiring?

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Mugen has unveiled its tuner kit for the 2008 Honda Inspire, which is essentially the Japanese version of the U.S. spec Honda Accord.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: Mercedes Vision GLK FREESIDE Unveiled

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After countless spy photos and videos (thanks to Sex and the City) of the Mercedes GLK SUV, Mercedes has officially unveiled the GLK in the form of the Vision GLK FREESIDE concept.

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January 3, 2008

From Now on all Pre-Production Chevy Camaros Will be Undisguised!

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According to GM's Fastlane Blog, Bob Lutz has ordered that all pre-production Camaros have all of their camouflage removed.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: US-Spec Diesel Powered BMWs Unveiled

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Diesels are quickly becoming one of the more popular news stories, with almost every automaker talking about their upcoming diesel powered vehicles. BMW has just released info about their upcoming diesel powered 3-series and X5 models for the U.S. market.

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Toyota Takes the 2nd Spot in the US from Ford

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After 75 years of being in the number two spot in the US, Ford has given up the title to Toyota.

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January 4, 2008

Detroit Auto Show Preview: Is Audi Going to Unveil a Diesel Powered R8?

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It is being rumored that Audi is going to bring a V12 turbodiesel R8 to the Detroit Auto Show this month.

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Aston Martin Racing Unveils Sketch of Vantage GT2

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Aston Martin has officially unveiled a sketch of the Vantage GT2 racing car that is based on the V8 Vantage.

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January 6, 2008

Detroit Auto Show Preview: 2009 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid Unveiled

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GM has unveiled the second hybrid version of its Saturn Vue SUV with two-mode hybrid technology.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: Ford Unveils EcoBoost Turbo Direct Injection Engines

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Ford is going to unveil its newest engine technology at the Detroit Auto Show this month.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: Ford Explorer America Concept Unveiled

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The Ford Explorer has been one of the most popular SUVs since it was introduced in the early nineties. But today the Explorer is being overshadowed by the new car based SUVs such as the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV-4 and even the new Ford Edge.

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January 7, 2008

Rinspeed Gives the Porsche Cayenne 600 Horsepower and More Style

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Swiss tuner Rinspeed has unveiled the Rinspeed X-treme, which is based on a Porsche 957 Cayenne.

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January 8, 2008

Cadillac Provoq Fuel-Cell SUV Concept Unveiled

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Cadillac has unveiled the Provoq fuel-cell SUV concept today, which is the latest example of GM's E-Flex propulsion system.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: 2009 Hyundai Genesis Unveiled with 368HP

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Hyundai is going to officially unveil its new Genesis sedan next week at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept Unveiled

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Saab is going to unveil the 9-4X BioPower concept, which is Saab's first crossover at the Detroit Auto Show next week.

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: 2009 Cadillac CTS-V Unveiled with 550HP

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Cadillac has unveiled the all-new 2009 CTS-V before its official unveiling at next week's show in Detroit.

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January 9, 2008

Detroit Auto Show Preview: HUMMER HX Concept...Wrangler Competitor?

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The smaller than an H3, HUMMER HX Concept has been unveiled prior to its official unveiling at next week's Detroit Auto Show.

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VIDEO: Two Minute Knight Rider Trailer Released

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Here's the two minute trailer of the upcoming Knight Rider two hour TV-movie.

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2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Caught in a Parking Lot!

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Ok, well not just any parking lot. The parking lot of Mitsubishi's US headquarters. That's right the upcoming 2009 Lancer Ralliart is apparently sitting in the parking lot and one of Mitsubishi's loyal employees took a photo of it and here it is...all over the internet. Well either way..this is our first look at the car, sans camouflage.

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January 10, 2008

Detroit Auto Show Preview: Audi TT-S Unveiled with 268 HP

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Audi has officially unveiled the hihg-performance TT dubbed the TT-S ahead of its official debut next week.

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January 11, 2008

Honda Announces the 2008 Honda Civic Tour with "Panic at the Disco"

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Yesterday Honda officially announced the headlining band of its 8th annual Honda Civic Tour.

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GM Releases More Spy Photos of the Chevy Camaro

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GM has released a second image of a Camaro prototype undergoing testing.

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It's Official! The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Starts at $32,990

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Mitsubishi has finally officially released the pricing for the EVO X GSR.

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January 13, 2008

Detroit 2008: Audi R8 V12 TDI Concept Unveiled

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Today Audi unveiled the R8 V12 TDI Concept at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Detroit 2008: 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Unveiled with 235HP

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Today Mitsubishi officially unveiled the all-new 2009 Lancer Ralliart.

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Detroit 2008: Mitsubishi Concept-RA Unveiled...Diesel+Style = Awesome!

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Mitsubishi used today's Detroit Auto Show to officially unveil the Mitsubishi Concept-RA.

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January 14, 2008

Detroit 2008: 2009 Dodge Ram Pickup Unveiled...Better Than the New F-150?

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Dodge has officially unveiled the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram pickup at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Detroit 2008: Honda Pilot Prototype Hits the Stage

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Honda has used the Detroit Auto Show to unveil the Pilot prototype that conveys many of the design features of the all-new 2009 Honda Pilot.

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Detroit 2008: Cadillac Surprises Everyone with the CTS Coupe Concept

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This morning we all went to the Cadillac press conference expecting to only see the new CTS-V and Provoq concept, but little did we know that GM had a surprise up its sleeve.

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January 15, 2008

Detroit 2008: Toyota Unveils the 2009 Venza Crossover

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Toyota has officially unveiled their new "crossover sedan" dubbed the 2009 Venza.

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Detroit 2008: 2009 Mazda RX-8 Gets A Facelift and New Sport Package

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Mazda chose the Detroit Auto Show to officially unveil the revised 2009 RX-8.

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January 16, 2008

2008 BMW M3 Convertible Officially Unveiled

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BMW has officially unveiled the 2008 M3 Convertible.

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Detroit 2008: Lexus LF-A Roadster Surprisingly Makes an Appearance

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Lexus surprised everyone with the LF-A Roadster at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Detroit 2008: 2009 VW Passat CC Unveiled...VW's Answer to the Mercedes CLS

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Volkswagen has finally unveiled its new four door coupe (Passat CC) which is based off the Passat sedan.

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January 17, 2008

Detroit 2008: 2009 Ford F-150 Unveiled...Bring on the Truck Wars

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Earlier this week Ford officially unveiled the new 2009 Ford F-150.

Now that I am finally back from all the festivities in Detroit I can finally post more of the stuff from the show.

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January 18, 2008

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Officially Unveiled

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Mercedes has officially unveiled the changes to the 2009 CLS four-door coupe.

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January 19, 2008

Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept will be Released for 2010

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GM surprised everyone with the CTS Coupe concept at the Detroit Auto Show this month.

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January 22, 2008

2009 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner Get More Power and Better Fuel Economy

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Although the Detroit Auto Show may be over, Ford has decided to unveil new versions of its Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs for the 2009 model year.

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January 23, 2008

Mulally Announces That a New Ford Taurus Will Debut Next Year

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According to Ford CEO Alan Mulally, a redesigned Ford Taurus will be introduced next year.

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Honda Releases Teaser Images of the 2009 European Accord (Acura TSX)

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Honda is going to officially unveil the all-new Accord (TSX) for the European market at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show.

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January 24, 2008

Mazda2 Three-Door Unveiled...Another Car That We Wish the US Would Get

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Mazda has unveiled the new three-door version of its popular Mazda2 that will be officially unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show in March.

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January 25, 2008

Geneva 2008 Preview: Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype S Unveiled?

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Supposedly these sketches are of the Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype S that the automaker is going to unveil at the Geneva Auto Show in March.

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Chicago 2008 Preview: 2009 Hummer H3T Pickup Unveiled

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GM is going to officially unveil the HUMMER H3T pickup in Chicago next month.

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All-New 2009 Toyota Corolla and Matrix Pricing Released

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Toyota has officially announced the pricing for the all-new 2009 Corolla and Matrix that will be in showrooms next month.

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January 28, 2008

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLC Sports Coupe Unveiled

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Mercedes has officially unveiled the new 2009 CLC sports coupe, which is the successor to the C-Class sports coupe.

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January 29, 2008

Is the All-New 2009 Honda Pilot Too Boring?

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Honda officially unveiled the 2009 Honda Pilot Prototype at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month. Once the SUV was pulled out onto the stage its looks left many of us wanting more.

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Redesigned 2009 Acura RL to be Unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show?

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Acura's flagship sedan, the RL has failed to meet expectations. There are rumors circulating that Acura is going to unveil a heavily revised version of the sedan at the Chicago Auto Show next month.

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Chicago 2008 Preview: 2009 Suzuki Equator Pickup Image Released

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Yesterday a single rendering of Suzuki's upcoming truck (Equator) leaked onto the web, so today Suzuki decided to release a much better photo of the new truck.

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405 Horsepower 2008 Cayenne GTS Will be Unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show

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Porsche has unveiled the newest Cayenne, the Cayenne GTS that will be officially unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show next week.

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RENNtech Squeezes 695 Horsepower Out of the Mercedes S65, CL65 and SL65

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RENNtech has unveiled its its new ‘stage 3’ tuning package for all 65 series AMG models (CL 65, S 65, and SL 65).

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January 30, 2008

Breaking News: Isuzu Abandons the US Market!

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Isuzu has officially announced that the automaker is going to leave the US market on January 31, 2009.

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January 31, 2008

Restyled 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL Officially Unveiled

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Mercedes has officially unveiled the "new-generation" 2009 SL-Class after photos leaked last week.

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