The all-new 2009 Mazda6 will be in showrooms this month, but according to Mazda officials, there are no plans for a hybrid variant.
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Ford has officially taken the wraps off the all-new 2009 Ford Ka that is going to be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show this fall.
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Chevy is going to replace the current Cobalt with the Cruze in late-2010 and the new vehicle can't come soon enough to help save GM.
Continue reading "Spy Photos: First Look at the 2010 Chevy Cruze Interior" »
It seems pretty common now that images always somehow manage to leak out before a new model is officially unveiled...well its happened again with the next-generation 2009 VW Golf.
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Honda is desperately trying to change Acura's image into a "Tier 1" brand. This year the automaker is redesigning all three of its current sedans. A new NSX is also in the works, but according to execs another all-new vehicle is going to be released before the NSX in 2010.
Continue reading "Acura May be Planning a New Four-Door Coupe Before the NSX in 2010" »
Porsche has unveiled its newest special edition versions of the Boxster S and Cayman S mid-engined sports cars, the Boxster S Porsche Design Edition 2 and the Cayman S Sport.
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VW has officially unveiled the all-new 2009 VW Golf, which is the Rabbit here in the US.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given the all-new 2009 Ford Flex a 5-star front and side impact crash test rating highest, its highest possible score.
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Spy photographers recently caught up with what appears to be an new Acura crossover.
Continue reading "Spy Photos: Acura's Newest Crossover Caught Testing at Night" »
Nissan has finally confirmed what many of us have been waiting for the Infiniti G lineup.
Continue reading "Infiniti G37 Sedan, G37 Convertible and G37x Coupe Confirmed" »
The changes and upgrades to the 2009 Honda Ridgeline have been revealed a little early thanks to the web.
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Toyota has officially released the specs and pricing for the 5-door version of its popular Yaris subcompact.
Continue reading "2009 Toyota Yaris 5-Door Starts at $13,305" »
Toyota has officially unveiled the changes to the RAV4 line for the 2009 model year.
Continue reading "2009 Toyota RAV4 Gets a Few Changes and More Power" »
Honda is going to take the wraps off its first all-new Hybrid only model since the Insight, this October.
Continue reading "Honda's New Hybrid Will be Unveiled this October and Gets up to 60mpg" »
Ford has been making headlines lately due to its plans to bring several of its popular European models to the US in the near future. Now it looks like Honda is reportedly also looking at a similar plan that could bring some of its models in Japan to the US as well.
Continue reading "Honda is Considering Bringing More JDM Models to the US" »
VW officially unveiled the all-new VVW Golf a few days ago, but said nothing about the GTI and R32 models.
Continue reading "All-New VW Golf GTI and R Variant Coming Next Year" »
The redesigned 2009 Acura RL has received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety pick award.
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Aston Martin has released the first image of the limited edition One-77, Aston's newest flagship.
Continue reading "Aston Martin One-77 £1 Million Coupe Image Released" »
Cadillac has announced the pricing for its first hybrid model, the Escalade Hybrid.
Continue reading "2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Starts at $71,685" »
Acura recently released one official photo of the all-new 2009 Acura TL, but now the guys over at Inside Line have put up a full set of photos and more of the details about the new TL.
Continue reading "2009 Acura TL Revealed with 305 Horsepower" »
Honda has updated the 2009 Ridgeline pickup with a host of changes including new front and rear fascias.
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According to reports Lexus has delayed the introduction of the LF-A supercar and high performance GS-F sedan.
Continue reading "Lexus Delays LF-A and GS-F but Other Vehicles Are on the Way" »
Toyota was expected to kill the slow selling Solara Coupe and Convertible by the end of this month...but now it looks that at least the convertible has been saved.
Continue reading "Toyota Solara Convertible Returns from the Dead" »
According to The Detroit News, Ford is planning on reducing the production of the Taurus X and Mercury Sable by half starting next year.
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Ford has set the goal of launching its newest small cars with the highest quality ever in its attempt to challenge Toyota.
Continue reading "Ford Seeks the Best Quality in the Industry With the New Fiesta and Focus" »
Earlier this year GM quietly released the XFE version of the Chevy Cobalt. XFE stands for "Xtra Fuel Economy" and means that vehicles labeled with this tag feature more fuel-saving technologies to save even more gas. GM has announced today that the Cobalt XFE is going to be joined by XFE versions of the Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon.
Continue reading "GM Unveils "Xtra Fuel Economy" Versions of its Full Size Trucks and SUVs" »
Honda is one of the few automakers that didn't fall for the truck and big SUV craze and is actually benefiting from it now that gas prices are insane.
Continue reading "Honda Plans on Staying Small and Green With New Hybrids and Diesels" »
BMW has unveiled a new sports package for its 6 Series coupe and convertible.
Continue reading "2009 BMW 6 Series Edition Sport Unveiled" »
Consumers' demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles has caused GM to put the replacements for its largest Cadillac sedans on hold.
Continue reading "Cadillac STS and DTS Replacements Put on Hold" »
According to Steve St. Angelo, head of Toyota's Kentucky assembly plant and senior vice president in charge of engineering and manufacturing for North America, if one of the "Big 3" automakers were to die it would be devastating to Toyota and the industry as a whole.
Continue reading "Toyota Wants the Big 3 To Survive?" »
BMW is going to issue a recall notice to owners of about 200,000 2004-2006 vehicles.
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Dodge has announced the pricing for the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram pickup.
Continue reading "All-New 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Starts at $22,170" »
Honda is hard at work on its 5-door hybrid hatchback that is aimed squarely at the Toyota Prius.
Continue reading "Honda's Prius Fighter Will be Here in April 2009 and for Less than $19K" »
Chrysler has announced plans to invest $1.8 billion retooling and expanding its Jefferson North Assembly Plant in order to produce a new car-based Jeep.
Continue reading "Chrysler is Going to Invest $1.8 Billion in Detroit Plant to Build New Car Based Jeep" »
For years automakers have claimed that small cars equal small profits, which explains their focus on bigger more profitable vehicles. Well now that large vehicles are out, automakers are trying to go small without killing their profits. Ford is hoping that its new "global" Focus will deliver double digit percentage profit improvements compared to the current US-spec Focus.
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Pontiac officially unveiled the G8 Sports Truck earlier this year, but at the same time announced that no official name had been picked. Well its been confirmed and I'm sorry to all you El Camino fans out there...but the G8 Sports Truck has been officially named the Pontiac G8 ST.
Continue reading "2010 Pontiac G8 Sports Truck Officially Named the Pontiac G8 ST!" »
HUMMER is seriously on the brink of extinction now that the SUV market has died and GM is looking to unload the brand...but HUMMER is still here for now. HUMMER has unveiled the 2009 HUMMER H2 Black Chrome Edition.
Continue reading "2009 HUMMER H2 Black Chrome Edition Unveiled...Why?" »
Ford has officially started production of the 2009 Ford Fiesta in Cologne, Germany today.
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GM has released more photos the production version of the upcoming Chevy Volt.
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Earlier this year Cadillac unveiled the Provoq Concept, which featured an E-Flex fuel cell drivetrain. Well Cadillac has basically taken the Provoq and put a conventional V6 engine to come up with the all-new SRX crossover.
Continue reading "All-New 2010 Cadillac SRX Unveiled" »
Cadillac has officially unveiled the 2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
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According to the Automotive News Toyota has dropped the successor to the Supra from its product plans due to the high mpg requirements in the US.
Continue reading "Toyota Kills Plans for New Supra and Next-Gen FJ Cruiser" »
Infiniti has released one single photo of the upcoming G37 Convertible before its official unveiling at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November.
Continue reading "2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible Unveiled Before the LA Auto Show" »
Bugatti has unveiled the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Continue reading "Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Unveiled...The World's Fastest Roadster" »
Honda is going to refresh its popular Civic for the 2009 model year and thanks to a guy with a scanner we have the first images from the 09' brochure.
Continue reading "Re-Styled 2009 Honda Civic Exposed!" »
GM has announced the return of employee pricing for its 2008 models and the 2009 Pontiac Vibe.
Continue reading "GM Announces Employee Pricing for Everyone" »
VW has officially announced that the 2009 VW Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen are now available at your local VW dealer.
Continue reading "2009 VW Jetta TDI is Now in Showrooms" »
Next year Ford is going to debut its first line of EcoBoost engines and Ford is expecting them to add about $700 to each car.
Continue reading "Ford's New EcoBoost Engines Will Add About $700" »
GM surprised everyone with the unveiling of the Cadillac CT coupe earlier this year. Now that the new CTS Sport Wagon has been unveiled we can look forward to November when the production CTS Coupe is set to make its debut.
Continue reading "2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe to be Unveiled this November in LA" »
Acura has officially unveiled the 2009 Acura TL including all the details on the new sedan.
Continue reading "2009 Acura TL Officially Unveiled...Here's All The Details" »
Honda and the NHTSA hava issued a small recall of some 2008 Honda Elements.
Continue reading "2008 Honda Element Recalled to Fix Suspension" »
Honda has officially unveiled the refreshed 2009 Honda Civic Sedan and Civic Hybrid.
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One of the more exciting things, besides the cars of course at the annual NAIAS Auto Show in Detroit is GM’s Style event. This year the exciting pre-auto show party featured some of GM's exciting model's on stage with artists such as Mary J. Blige and Maroon 5...there were of course lots of hot models as well.
Continue reading "GM Cancels the "Gm Style" Event to Cut Costs" »
Bugatti officially unveiled the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport a few days ago at Pebble Beach and today the first car was auctioned off by the Gooding & Company for $2.9 million.
Continue reading "First Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Auctioned off for $2.9 million" »
VW is going to release the all-new CC later this year. Now the automaker has unveiled the CC Gold Coast Edition at Pebble Beach.
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Ok...so its been what about a week or two since we've had any new Camaro news. Well it looks like one dealer has already received the salesperson reference guide for the 2010 Camaro and of course here it is on the internet.
Continue reading "2010 Chevy Camaro Sales Guide Leaked...Here's More Info on the New Camaro!" »
Hey guys. Yes this post is not one of my normal posts about a new car or which automaker is cutting workers. This post is about supporting the Stand Up to Cancer campaign, that is aimed at raising money for cancer research to put an end to cancer as the leading cause of death.
I'm sure all of us have lost or know someone that has lost a family member or dear friend to cancer.
SocialVibe and The Torque Report have joined forces to raise awareness and as much money as we can for this very important cause. All that you have to do is visit this special page and sign up in support of SU2C and for every one of you that do this SocialVibe will donate $1 to the cause. It's easy!
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Honda has announced the pricing for the all-new 2009 Fit that will be in dealerships next week.
Continue reading "All-New 2009 Honda Fit Starts at $14,550" »
The Audi A8 is one of the most beautiful cars on the road, but that didn't stop a guy from driving it too crazy and crashing it into a river.
Continue reading "So Sad...Man Crashes Audi R8 into a River" »
Hyundai's first entry in the rear-wheel-drive luxury segment, the Genesis is just hitting dealerships. Next year Hyundai is also going to launch the Genesis coupe and together Hyundai is hoping to sell 50,000 units combined in the US.
Continue reading "Hyundai Targets 50,000 Genesis per Year and Announces Sonata Hybrid in 2010" »
GM officially unveiled the 2010 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck earlier this year with the same 361-horsepower 6.0L V8 as the sedan, well now it looks like the G8 ST might get a V6 as well.
Continue reading "2010 Pontiac G8 ST To Get the Same Direct-Injection V6 as the Camaro" »
Honda unveiled the refreshed 2009 Honda Civic a few days ago and now AutoExpress claims that they have the first exclusive shots of the all-new 2011 Civic.
Continue reading "2011 Honda Civic Euro-Spec Exposed?" »
GM has officially unveiled the V6 powered 2010 Chevy Camaro, but has yet to unveil the V8 Camaro SS...although thanks to Fergie and Conde Nast, we have the first photo of the car.
Continue reading "First Official Image of 2010 Chevy Camaro SS Unveiled Thanks to Fergie" »
GM has officially released three photos of the upcoming 2011 Chevy Cruze small sedan that is going to be officially unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in October .
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SocialVibe and The Torque Report have teamed up to raise money for a very important cause, Stand Up To Cancer.
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Kia has officially released the details of the all-new 2009 Kia Forte, which will eventually replace the Kia Spectra in the US.
Continue reading "More Details and Photos of the All-New 2009 Kia Forte" »
Chrysler's first hybrids, the 2009 Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen two-mode hybrids are going to be in showrooms later this year.
Continue reading "Chrysler Begins Production of the 2009 Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen Hybrids" »
GM has yet to officially release any photos of the 2010 Chevy Camaro SS, so for now we've had to just deal with the photos of the lesser powered Camaros..until now.
Continue reading "2010 Camaro SS Photos Emerge" »
Kia released more info and photos of the all-new 2009 Kia Forte (Spectra replacement) last week and now we have even more images thanks to a leaked brochure for the new car.
Continue reading "2009 Kia Forte Brochure Hits The Web" »
Cadillac is currently working on a small 4-cylinder sedan that will be offered in the US in late 2010 as a 2011 model....something that was unthinkable a year ago.
Continue reading "Cadillac is Working on a New 4-Cylinder Sedan for 2011" »
GM has released a single teaser photo of the all-new 2010 Buick LaCrosse.
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Mazda has officially unveiled the Kazamai Concept in Moscow today.
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Ford has announced today plans to convert its Michigan truck plant into a plant for its new global C-cars.
Continue reading "Ford is Investing $75 Million in Michigan Truck Plant to Make Small Cars" »
Yesterday reports surfaced that Cadillac is working on a new small 4-cylinder powered sedan and now rumors are circulating that Cadillac may also receive a version of the highly anticipated Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid.
Continue reading "Cadillac to Get a Version of the Chevy Volt Plug-In Hybrid?" »
Chrysler has announced today that the automaker is "preparing to explore strategic options for the Dodge Viper business", which means that Chrysler could sell the car to another automaker.
Continue reading "Chrysler Puts the Dodge Viper Under Review, Which Means They May Sell It" »
Hyundai's first rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan, the Genesis has just received the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s five-star crash test rating, the highest possible.
Continue reading "2009 Hyundai Genesis Receives NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Rating" »
Ford has unveiled the badge for the new 2010 Mustang.
Continue reading "2010 Ford Mustang Badge Unveiled" »
Hyundai is recalling about 65,000 2008 Elantras to fix a problem with the fuel pump.
Continue reading "Hyundai Recalls 65,000 Elantras" »
Lexus has been working on its LF-A supercar for quite sometime. It originally appeared as a concept, which was eventually approved for production...well now things may have changed.
Continue reading "Lexus LF-A Supercar Cancelled?" »
GM has slowly been releasing more teaser images of one its most highly anticipated new models, the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid.
Continue reading "Spy Shots: Production Chevy Volt Interior Exposed?" »
Yesterday Ford released an official photo of the new pony emblem on the 2010 Ford Mustang. Now today we have an un-official photo of the hood of the new Mustang.
Continue reading "Spy Shots: 2010 Ford Mustang Hood Exposed" »
Earlier today a photo of the interior of the production Chevy Volt hybrid surfaced and now we have some shots of the car on the set of Transformers 2. What's exciting is that these our are first look at the production version of the car.
Continue reading "Spy Shots: Production Chevy Volt Caught on the Set of Transformers 2!" »
Last week Honda officially unveiled the restyled 2009 Honda Civic sedan and hybrid models.
Continue reading "Refreshed 2009 Honda Civic Coupe Revealed" »