Ford recently unloaded Land Rover and Jaguar and now there are speculations that Ford may be looking at selling Volvo.
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Nissan has announced that the Nissan GT-R had a lap time of seven minutes and 29 seconds on the infamous Nurburgring in Germany.
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Yesterday Jerry York made some statements about the fact that Ford should sell its Volvo and Mercury brands. Well today Ford has released an official statement that Volvo is not for sale and that the automaker continues to invest in Mercury.
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Mitsubishi is going to release a refreshed Eclipse for the 2009 model year. The automaker has announced that the base GS Eclipse will start at $20,099.
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Yesterday Nissan announced that the Nissan GT-R completed a lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7:29. That announcement may be put to rest sooner than later if GM engineers manage to pull it off. They are hard at work on the 2009 Chevy Corvette ZR1. Last week GM released official stats, 638 horsepower and 604 lb-ft of torque. GM also released a video of the car reaching 205 mph on the track.
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Audi officially unveiled the 2009 Audi Q5 SUV at the Beijing Auto Show last month. Now we have the first photos of the S-line version of the small SUV.
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A few days ago Ford announced the pricing for the 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR that will be in showrooms later this month.
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GM has released details on its new 4.5L V8 Duramax turbo-diesel engine that will debut in the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light duty trucks.
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Gas prices are out of control and are forcing many buyers to rethink their current vehicles. This has killed sales of large trucks and SUVs. Chrysler has just announced a promotion to hopefully win more buyers that still want an SUV or truck, but can't imagine paying over $4 bucks to fill it up.
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Yesterday Chrysler announced a new "Let's Refuel America" campaign that will lock in gas prices at $2.99 a gallon for three years for new buyers. Well today Suzuki also jumped on the bandwagon by offering its own "free gas" promotion.
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BMW’s CEO Norbert Reithofer recently revealed that the next-generation 1-Series is going to get the 4-cylinder engine that is a result of the PSA-BMW relationship. The current 4-cylinder is used in the Mini Cooper.
Continue reading "BMW is Going to Put the Mini's 4-cyl in the 1-Series and Release a Hybrid 7-Series" »
Corvette ZR1 chief engineer Tadge Juechter recently sat down to answer many of the current questions about the upcoming Chevy Corvette ZR1.
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Republican Bill Maze has proposed a bill in California that would make it illegal for drivers to drive with their beloved pets on their laps.
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Audi issued a new sales report on Tuesday that said its "stock of Audi R8 cars is sold out for months to come." Pretty disappointing for anyone that is hoping to grab one of these awesome cars.
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It's been quite a while since a Taurus SHO (Super High Output) was available in a Ford dealership, but this may change. Last Monday a group of 11 Chicago area Taurus SHO fanatics were quizzed by Ford execs about the car.
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VW officially unveiled the all-new 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivan at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year. VW has now officially announced the pricing for the Routan.
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Mazda finally took the wraps off of its midsize 2009 Mazda6 sedan a few weeks ago. Pricing for the all-new sedan has leaked onto the web and Mazda6club.com has all the preliminary pricing info.
Continue reading "All-New 2009 Mazda6 Pricing Leaked...It Starts at $19,850" »
There has been a lot of news lately about the Nissan GT-R and Corvette ZR1 times on the Nurburgring in Germany. Well another car is also making great times on the track.
Continue reading "2009 Cadillac CTS-V Does the Nurburgring in 7:59.32...Fastest Production Sedan to Date" »
Toyota has announced plans to buy back over 800,000 Toyota Tacoma pickups that were built between 1996 and 2000 that have rusted frames.
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Audi is planning on releasing a hybrid of version of its large Q7 SUV sometime next year, but the automaker has yet to release any plans for a smaller Q5 hybrid.
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Kia is going to bring its new Soul small car to the US in early 2009 to go head to head with Scion.
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Full-size truck sales have dropped off considerably due to the high gas prices and declining housing market in the US. Gas prices alone have pushed many buyers into smaller vehicles leaving large trucks and SUVs on lots for weeks or months at a time. This new trend of moving into smaller vehicles may (hopefully) revive the small-midsize truck market.
Continue reading "Is Ford Considering a Truck Smaller than the F-150 but Larger than the Ranger?" »
Ford released an new Ford Focus for the 2008 model year, but when the car was first unveiled it received enough criticism to force the automaker to tweak the final product before it hit dealer showrooms. Well it looks like Ford has added more tweaks to the Focus for the 2009 model year.
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has officially released the crash test results for the smart fortwo.
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Nissan recently held a private event where the new Nissan 370Z was unveiled. Apparently the automaker forgot to take away all the camera phones from the attendees.
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Audi has unveiled its latest concept, the Audi A3 TDI clubsport quattro concept that will be officially unveiled at the 27th annual Lake Wörther Tour being held at the end of May in the Austrian province of Carinthia.
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Subaru has officially released a teaser image of its upcoming Exiga seven-passenger wagon. The concept version was unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Show last fall as the Exiga Touring Concept.
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Ford has already announced plans to bring the all-new Ford Fiesta to the US by 2010. The Fiesta is going to be the first of the European Fords that will finally make the trek over to the US.
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Subaru has officially unveiled the Impreza WRC2008 ahead of its launch at the Acropolis Rally of Greece.
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Alfa Romeo CEO Luca de Meo recently told Auto Motor und Sport in an interview that the Italian automaker is working on an SUV that will be launched for the 2010 model year.
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Inside Line has learned that the new Lexus supercar, the Lexus LF-A is going to start at over $200,000 when it is finally released.
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Honda has announced the pricing for the all-new 2009 Honda Pilot that will be hitting dealerships later this week.
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Honda has already announced plans to increase its current hybrid lineup, but now Honda's President, Takeo Fukui has released even more info about the upcoming models.
Continue reading "Honda Announces Plans for a Fit Hybrid and Releases More Details About its Prius Fighter" »
Camaro5 forums (the site that is all about the new Camaro) has just put up photos of the V6 Chevy Camaro. Rather than just a few pics of the exterior of the car, these photos give us our first glimpse of the actual V6 engine under the hood.
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Mitsubishi officially released the all-new 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X earlier this year, but only the GSR version of the car.
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Volkswagen officially unveiled the Scirocco GT24 at the GTI Meet at Wörther Lake. The car is going to be driven for two days at the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring.
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In addition to unveiling the changes to the 2009 Vantage, the automaker has also unveiled the changes to the beautiful 2009 DB9.
Continue reading "Revised 2009 Aston Martin DB9 Unveiled with 470 Horsepower" »
Jay Leno recently described what he feels is plaguing American automakers, poor quality economy cars.
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The current Chrysler 300 has been a huge success for the automaker, which is going to make it difficult for the automaker to redesign the car which debuted over four years ago.
Continue reading "The Next Chrysler 300 Will See Few Changes on the Outside, but Bigger Changes Inside" »
Rolls-Royce has released the first official design sketches of the automakers next new model, known as the RR4.
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The first all-new 2009 Nissan Maxima has rolled off Nissan's assembly line in Smyrna, Tennessee. The car signals the Maxima's return to a "4-door sports car".
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It's already been revealed that Toyota and Subaru are collaborating on a new rear wheel drive coupe, which will be sold as both a Subaru and Toyota. Now, Inside Line claims to have even more info on the new coupes that are slated for a late 2011 release.
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Hyundai has officially announced the pricing for its all-new 2009 Genesis sedan.
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Edmunds is throwing a contest in which lucky winners have a chance to win some cash that could be used as a down payment on a new car...sound exciting?
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Honda is going to switch where some of its models are produced in North America to meet demand.
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Dodge unveiled the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram pickup at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year. Now according to Chrysler executives the all-new Ram could see a 20 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over the out going model.
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Ferrari officially unveiled the 2009 Ferrari California earlier this month, but at the time only a few photos were released. Today Ferrari released more photos and details about the California.
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The awesome and beautiful Audi R8 is now available for the first time with full LED headlights, in addition to the current daytime running lights that feature 24 LED's per lamp.
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Ford unveiled the all-new Fiesta hatchback earlier this year. At the time Ford confirmed that a version of the Fiesta would indeed reach our shores, but it was expected to only be a sedan version of the small car. Now Ford has confirmed that the US is also going to get a hatchback to go along with the sedan when the Fiesta arrives in 2010.
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Honda has unveiled the all-new Freed minivan that is about the same size of a Civic, but manages to seat eight passengers.
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