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2009 Hyundai Genesis… Most Awarded Car of 2009

Hyundai's newest flagship, the 2009 Genesis sedan has brought a lot of attention to the Hyundai since its launch. Much of the attention has been in the form of awards, which started with the 2009 North American Car of the Year. That was the first time a Korean brand ever received that award. After receiving the car of the...

VIDEO: 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe Previewed in New Cadillac Commercial

Cadillac has started airing a new commercial that shows off the new CTS wagon, SRX and the upcoming CTS Coupe. The CTS Coupe is currently slated for a summer 2010 release. Enjoy...

Toyota Releases Single Teaser Photo of the 2010 4Runner

Toyota is set to release an all-new 4Runner for the 2010 model year. It's official unveiling is a month away at the State Fair of Texas on Sept 24th, but the automaker has released a single teaser photo of the new SUV. The body-on-frame SUV is going to get all-new styling, which is more squared off than the current generation...

MINI Releases More Shots of the Coupe Concept

Yesterday Mini released the first official images of the Coupe Concept and now we have more shots of the concept that is going to be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Related Stories: MINI Celebrates 50 Years...Unveils MINI Coupe Concept

VW Lays Out Strategy to Sell 800k Vehicles in the US by 2018

VW's executives have laid out an extensive plan to improve its sales in the US and to eventually surpass Toyota in terms of both sales and profitability. VW's goal is to sell 800,000 vehicles in the US per year by 2018, which is three times as much as the automaker is selling now. To do so VW is planning on...

Saab 9-5

PRESS RELEASE: All New Saab 9-5 Sedan: Start of a New Era for Saab * All new premium sedan to debut at Frankfurt IAA * Progressive Scandinavian design inspired by Aero X and Saab heritage * Engineered with driver in focus for segment leading sporty driving experience * Excels in responsible performance for safety and environmental concern * Most technically advanced Saab with an array...

Toyota Recalls 95,700 Vehicles Due to Braking Issue in Cold Weather

Toyota has issued a recall of 95,700 vehicles to fix an issue with the braking system that could fail in extremely cold temperatures. The effected vehicles are the 2009 and 2010 Corolla and Matrix and 2008-2009 Scion xD models. Toyota claims that in very low temperatures condensed moisture from the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) port may seep into the brake...

Spy Shots: Pre-Production Chevy Camaro Convertibles Caught in Australia

Eight pre-production Chevy Camaro Convertibles were spotted outside of GM's Holden plant in Fisherman's Bend, Australia. Seven out of the eight convertibles are silver with tan roofs...an interesting color combination that hopefully isn't destined for the production line. The Camaro Convertible is currently scheduled to enter production in early 2011. Full Story: Camaro5

2010 VW Polo Three-Door Diesel Gets 71 MPG (U.S.)

VW has unveiled the three-door version of its popular Polo. For fuel conscious buyers VW is offering a new BlueMotion model, which only burns 3.3L of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers (71 mpg U.S.) The BlueMotion Polo will be available in either the three or five-door variants. The three-door features an almost invisible B-pillar and more slender C-pillar than...

Cash for Clunkers Officially Ends with Nearly 700,000 Cars Traded In

Cash for Clunkers officially ended Monday night and dealers had until Tuesday evening to file all the paperwork. This morning the Department of Transportation stated that 690,114 vehicles were traded in for new ones, which totals $2.877 billion, just under the $3 billion set aside for the program. According to the Obama administration the program either created or saved...

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