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Ford Makes Parallel Parking Easier for 2010 Lincoln MKT and MKS Owners

Ford has announced its new "active park assist" system that is optional on the 2010 Lincoln MKS sedan and the new Lincoln MKT crossover. With the touch of a button the Active Park Assist system uses an ultrasonic-based sensing system and Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) to parallel park the vehicle without any assistance from the driver. There are sensors...

VIDEO: Blue Man Group and the 2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota is going to officially unveil the 2010 Prius at the Detroit Auto Show next month. This little teaser video shows some more shots of the new hybrid being checked out by the Blue Man Group Related Stories: More Photos of the 2010 Toyota Prius Show up on the Web

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Debut in Super Bowl XLIII Ads

Hyundai has announced that it is going to debut its the 2010 Genesis Coupe in two Super Bowl ads during the Super Bowl on February 1, 2009. Both commercials share a common theme, "The Epic Lap." The first commercial will feature the Genesis Coupe being driven by Rhys Millen with background music provided by cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The second commercial...

Lexus Confirms HS 250h to be Unveiled in Detroit

Last year Toyota confirmed that a Lexus branded dedicated hybrid model would make its debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Lexus has now confirmed that the new dedicated hybrid will be dubbed the HS250h. The details are scarce about the new model although it is expected that the new Lexus hybrid will share some of, if not all of...

VIDEO: Sneak Peak of the 2010 Cadillac SRX Hitting the Snow

Here's a new video of the 2010 Cadillac SRX that is going to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Cadillac hasn't released any of the official details of the second-gen SRX. So stay tuned until next month. Related Stories: All-New 2010 Cadillac SRX Unveiled

All-New 2009 BMW 750i and 750Li Pricing Announced

BMW has officially announced the pricing for the all-new 750i and 750Li models. BMW's largest sedan starts at $81,125 for the 750i and $85,025 the 750Li. Both models are powered by a 4.4L twin-turbocharged V8 that puts out 400 horsepower and 450 lb-ft. of torque. The all-new 7 Series will be in showrooms this coming spring with a 7 Series...

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Officially Gets 41 MPG

Ford officially unveiled the 2010 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid at the LA Auto Show last month. At the time it was estimated that the Fusion Hybrid would get better gas mileage than its closest competitor, the Camry Hybrid. Well the EPA has officially rated the Fusion Hybrid at 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the...

Detroit 09' Preview: 2009 Saab 9-5 Griffin Edition

Saab loves its special edition models and although the current 9-5 is close to the end of its life cycle, Saab is releasing a 9-5 Griffin Edition. The 9-5 Griffin Edition is powered by a 2.3L 260 horsepower 4-cylinder engine that can be mated to either a manual or automatic transmission. The exterior of the 9-5 Griffin features...

Detroit 09' Preview: Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Unveiled

Maserati is going to unveil the new Quattroporte Sport GT S at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show next month to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Maserati's first Indianapolis 500 win. The changes to the GT S from the Quattroporte S include a recalibated 4.7L V8 engine that now puts out 433 horsepower and the transmission also gets revised shift points....

Toyota to Unveil EV Concept at Detroit Auto Show

Toyota announced this morning that the automaker is going to unveil a new electric vehicle concept at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Other than the single image of the logo and a very short press release (two sentences), Toyota did not release any other details about the new concept. The EV Concept will share the stage with the all-new...




2019 Toyota Avalon Review

2019 Toyota Avalon Review: Will stylish and sporty help it survive?

The sedan is now entering its "last stand" as the segment continues to shrink, but rather than close up shop and move on, Toyota...