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March 1, 2008

Acura is Recalling 273,000 Acura TL's Because of Potential Fire Issues

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Acura (Honda) has announced two separate recalls for its midsize TL sedan (2004-2008).

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Geneva 2008 Preview: VW Golf TDI Hybrid Photos Leaked

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Photos and some info on VW's new Golf TDI Hybrid Concept have leaked onto the internet a few days before its official unveiling in Geneva.

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More Photos of the 2009 VW Scirocco Leaked

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Earlier this week two photos of Volkswagen's upcoming Scirocco leaked onto the web. Now we have five more photos of the car that is set to debut in a few days in Geneva.

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March 2, 2008

Geneva 2008 Preview: Land Rover LRX Concept Shows Up in Black

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Land Rover unveiled the LRX Concept in Detroit and although the vehicle is labeled as only a concept, the automaker is going to bring a black and silver LRX to the Geneva Auto Show. The black and silver LRX Concept will be shown alongside the original white LRX.

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Geneva 2008 Preview: 2009 Audi Q7 V12 TDI Unveiled with 500HP

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Audi has unveiled the Q7 V12 TDI that is going to be unveiled this week in Geneva.

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March 3, 2008

Mazda is Mulling the Idea of Bringing the Mazda2 and Diesels to the US

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Mazda may be thinking about bringing its well regarded Mazda2 hatchback to the US in the not so distant future.

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Geneva 2008 Preview: Saab 9-X BioHybrid Unveiled

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Saab has officially unveiled its 9-X BioHybrid Concept in Geneva.

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VW Scirocco Officially Unveiled...Even Though We've Seen the Photos for Days

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Volkswagen has finally officially released the info on the 2009 Scirocco even though we've seen photos of the car for almost a week now.

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Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Unveiled with 552HP and Reaches 0-62mph in 3.7 secs!

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Lamborghini has finally taken the wraps off its Gallardo LP560-4 (560 stands for 560PS=552HP).

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March 4, 2008

Review: 2008 Pontiac G8 Test Drive...A Bargain for Only $30K?

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This past weekend I had the chance to experience the all-new Pontiac G8 firsthand in San Diego, CA.

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2009 Mazda2 Three-Door Hatchback Unveiled

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Mazda has unveiled the three-door version of its popular Mazda2 for the European market.

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2009 Ford Fiesta 5-Door Unveiled in Geneva

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Ford has unveiled the all-new 2009 Fiesta five-door in Geneva today. The five-door is debuting next to the all-new three-door version.

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500 Horsepower Audi R8 V12 TDI Le Mans Unveiled in Geneva

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Audi unveiled the R8 V12 TDI Concept in Detroit this past January, and now Audi unveiling a new Le Mans version.

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All-New 2009 Infiniti FX Bows in Geneva!

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Last week a single teaser shot of the all-new 2009 Infiniti FX leaked onto the web. Today Infiniti officially unveiled the all-new FX in Geneva.

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March 5, 2008

New York 2008 Preview: Scion is Going to Unveil the Hako Coupe Concept

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Scion is going to unveil the Hako Coupe Concept at the New York Auto Show later this month.

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The US Isn't Getting the VW Scirocco Because of the Declining Dollar

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Volkswagen officially unveiled the all-new 2009 Scirocco this week in Geneva, but currently there are no plans to bring it to the US.

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Toyota iQ Unveiled...Toyota's New Urban Car

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Toyota unveiled the iQ Concept last September in Frankfurt and this week the automaker took the wraps off the production version of the small car.

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March 6, 2008

VW Adds Standard Stability Control to Every 2009 Model

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Volkswagen has announced today that all of its 2009 models will come equipped with its standard Electronic Stabilzation Program (ESP).

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New York 2008 Preview: Suzuki Concept Kizashi 3 Debuts

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Suzuki has announced today that the automaker is going to unveil the Concept Kizashi 3 at the New York Auto Show later this month.

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More Photos of the 2008 Chevy Cobalt SS with 260 HP Released

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Chevy has released more photos of its all-new Cobalt SS Coupe.

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March 11, 2008

2010 Chevy Camaro Caught in Black...Does it Look Better than in White?

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We've seen several spy photos of the 2010 Chevy Camaro in white, but now we have our first shots of the car in black.

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March 13, 2008

Chrysler is Going to Shutdown for 2 Weeks in July

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Chrysler has just announced that the automaker will shutdown most of its operations in July for 2 weeks.

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Another White Chevy Camaro Caught in Florida!

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Another forum member at Camaro 5 has caught more photos of the 2010 Chevy Camaro, this time its in white.

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600 HP Aston Martin Vantage RS is Headed for Production

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Aston Martin unveiled the Vantage RS Concept at the end of last year. At the time the automaker said the car was only a concept, but we know how that goes.

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March 14, 2008

Toyota is Going to Cutback on Tundra and Sequoia Production Due to Slow Sales

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Toyota has announced that the automaker is going to slow production of the Sequoia and Tundra in its Indiana and Texas plants due to slowing sales.

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All-New Alfa Romeo Mi.To Unveiled

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Alfa Romeo has unveiled its new Mi.To, which is the first car the automaker has built since the 8C Competizione.

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All-New 2009 Nissan Maxima Teaser Images Released

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Nissan has released four teaser images of its all-new 2009 Nissan Maxima that is going to be officially unveiled next week at the New York Auto Show.

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March 15, 2008

2009 Pontiac G8 GXP Unveiled with 402 HP and a Manual Transmission!

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The all-new 2008 Pontiac G8 and G8 GT are just hitting showrooms and next week Pontiac is going to unveil and even hotter version of the new G8 sedan.

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2010 Pontiac G8 Sports Truck Unveiled...It's the Return of the El Camino!

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The El Camino has been dead in the US for quite some time, but its spirit is going to live again in the 2010 Pontiac G8 sport truck.

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March 16, 2008

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Officially Unveiled...Well Sort Of

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Hyundai is going to officially unveil the all-new 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe at the New York Auto Show this week, but thanks to quite a few sites the photos are already out there.

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March 18, 2008

Next-Generation Acura RL Will Finally Go Head to Head with Lexus with a V8

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Acura recently unveiled the restyled 2009 Acura RL at the Chicago Auto Show, but rumors are already circulating about what the next RL will be like.

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Nissan Denaki Cube Concept Revealed before its Official Unveiled in NYC

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In addition to the 2009 Nissan Maxima photo leaks, the Denaki Cube Concept is also showing up on the internet before its official unveiling tomorrow.

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Buick Invicta Concept Rendering Released...Before its Unveiling in Beijing

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Buick has released a single teaser image of its new Invicta Concept that is going to be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show next month.

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All-New 2009 Nissan Maxima Photos Leak onto the Web

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Last week Nissan released the first teaser images of the all-new 2009 Nissan Maxima. Now thanks to a few sites we have the first official images of the car that is going to be officially unveiled tomorrow.

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March 19, 2008

2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe Unveiled in New York

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Pontiac is going to officially unveil the all-new 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe at the New York Auto Show today.

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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Finally Officially Unveiled in New York with 310HP!

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Today Hyundai finally took the wraps of its all-new 2010 Genesis Coupe. There have been so many photo leaks of the car, but now we finally got to see the final car in person and we have all the specs.

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Scion Hako Coupe Concept Unveiled...Is it Weird or Cool?

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Scion unveiled the Hako Coupe Concept at the New York Auto Show today.


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March 20, 2008

2009 Dodge Challenger Will Start in the Low $20K's!

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For those of us that can't quite afford the $40K price tag for the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT-8, Dodge has announced that the 2009 Challenger SE will start in the low $20,000's.

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All-New 2009 Honda Fit Hits New York

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Honda has officially unveiled the all-new 2009 Honda Fit for the US market that has already been on sale in Japan since the end of last year.

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Is GM Thinking About Putting a Turbo 4-Cyl in the Camaro?

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According to GM's Bob Lutz there is a possibility that GM could put GM's 2.0L turbocharged DI 4-cylinder engine in the new Camaro.

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Redesigned 2009 Kia Optima Debuts in New York

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In addition to the KOUP Concept, Kia also used the show to unveil its redesigned 2009 Optima sedan.


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Kia KOUP Concept Unveiled with 290 Horsepower and Very Honda-Like Styling

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Kia has unveiled the KOUP Concept this morning at the New York Auto Show.

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Suzuki Concept Kizashi 3 Sport Sedan Unveiled...It's Quite Impressive

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Suzuki used the New York Auto show to unveil its Concept Kizashi 3. The concept is the third vehicle in Suzuki's Concept-Kizashi Series and definitely the most impressive.

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March 21, 2008

2008 Chevy Cobalt SS Coupe With 260 Horsepower Starts at $22,995

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GM has announced the pricing for the Cobalt SS coupe.

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe is Going to Make its First Film Appearance in Fast and Furious 4

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Who knew that they were actually working on a fourth version of the Fast and Furious movie series, but it looks like they are and the all-new 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe will have a starring role.

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Infiniti Releases More Photos and Official Stats for the All-New 2009 FX

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Infiniti has released more info and photos of the all-new FX that was unveiled earlier this month in Geneva.

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March 25, 2008

Twin-Black 2010 Chevy Camaros Caught in Tampa

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By now I'm sure most of us are tired of seeing the countless spy photos of the 2010 Chevy Camaro, but anyways here are some more.

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March 26, 2008

Tata Officially Buys Land Rover and Jaguar from Ford for $2.3 Billion!

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Ford has finally announced the agreement for Tata Motors to officially take ownership of Land Rover and Jaguar.

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More Photos of the Lamborghini Reventon Released...Too Bad it Costs $1.4 Million!

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Lamborghini's new Reventon is inspired by the "fastest" airplanes with its sharp edges, precise lines and clean surfaces. Its 650 horsepower V12 engine is no slouch either. Too bad the car costs $1.4 million and only 20 are going to be made.

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March 27, 2008

BMW is Looking at Smaller Engines for its M Lineup

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BMW just upgraded the new M3 to a V8 powertrain, but now the automaker is looking at replacing the engine in the future with a more fuel efficient twin turbo inline 6-cylinder engine.

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March 28, 2008

2010 Chevy Camaro SS Caught in Arizona on Video

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The guys over at Camaro5 seem to have new photos of the Camaro every few days. Well the latest batch even includes a very short video of the new Camaro in Arizona.

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Chevy Camaro Accessories Show Up Online

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In addition to the many spy photos and now leaked production photos of the Camaro Convertible, the Camaro5 forums now have the first photos of a full scale Camaro that features many of the accessories that will be available on the car.

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Production 2010 Chevy Camaro Convertible Photos Leaked onto the Web?

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According to the person that posted these photos on the Camaro5 forums, these two photos are of the production base Chevy Camaro.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Unveiled in Leipzig

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Mercedes-Benz unveiled the new-generation A-Class at the "Auto Mobil International" in Leipzig.

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Audi R8 Spider Will be Released Next Year

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Audi's R8 is about to get another model in the form of the R8 Spider/ Convertible next year.

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March 31, 2008

Would You Think of the 2009 Ford Flex as a Stylish Vehicle?

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Ford's new Flex crossover was unveiled over a year ago and will be hitting dealerships soon. When it was unveiled the seven-passenger crossover was seen as a replacement for Ford's Windstar/ Freestar minivan. Well instead of marketing the new vehicle towards families, Ford is choosing to market it to people that want a "cool or stylish" vehicle.

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Mitsubishi's Outlander SUV is Going to Get the Twin-Clutch Transmission from the Evo

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In addition to using the new twin-clutch transmission in the Lancer Evolution and upcoming Lancer Ralliart, Mitsubishi is also going to put the transmission in the Outlander SUV.

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Hyundai's 2009 Genesis Sedan Will Not be Going to Europe

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Hyundai took the wraps off of its Genesis luxury sedan this January at the Detroit Auto Show, but now Hyundai execs are stating that Europe will not get the new sedan.

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NBC's Knight Rider has Recieved the Green Light for a Weekly Series

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The Knight Rider TV movie apparently received high enough ratings to make it into a weekly series according to the latest reports.

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VIDEO: Pontiac G8 Goes Head to Head with the BMW 550i in a Funny Ad

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Pontiac's new G8 sedan is just now hitting dealerships and many GM execs might like you to think of it as a much more affordable BMW 5-Series. This video actually tries to convince you that the $30K G8 is equal to and in many areas superior to the almost $60K BMW 550i.

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