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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report. When he's not writing news or reviews for The Torque Report, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

Wanna Win a New 2007 Dodge Nitro?

Autoblog has launched a redesigned site and to celebrate it they teamed up with Dodge to give away a new 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T to one lucky reader. You can enter everyday from now until June 15th. So head over there and give them your support! Who knows you may also win a new car. Enter Here: Autoblog

Sales of Diesel Cars will Outsell Hybrids in the US by 2012?

According to a new report by Ricardo and UBS, diesel powered cars will outsell hybrids by 2012. Right now diesel cars barely register on the radar in the US, but in the next few years many automakers will offer diesel versions of their popular vehicles. The report predicts that hybrids will not be able to compete with diesels, due to...

2008 Toyota Sequoia Spy Photos…Do We Need Another Gas Guzzling SUV?

The first spy photos of the upcoming 2008 Toyota Sequoia have surfaced. As you can tell the new SUV will adopt many styling cues from the new Tundra. The new Sequoia will use the same V8 engines and transmissions as the new Tundra. Who still buys these things with the current gas prices? Click the link below to see more photos of...

The Mini-Cayenne Porsche Roxster SUV will Be Based on the Upcoming Audi Q5

Porsche is working on a new small SUV that will be based on the upcoming Audi Q5 SUV. The new SUV is reportedly going to be named the Porsche Roxster and will slot below the Porsche Cayenne SUV. The Audi Q5 is expected to be released as a 2008 model and the new Roxster will probably arrive a year or...

Nissan is Going to Launch Three Vehicles to Go Head to Head With Scion in 2009

According to the Nikkei, Nissan is going to launch three subcompact cars in the US. The cars are expected to be here by the end of next year. The new cars will allow Nissan to compete with Toyota's Scion. The Nissan Cube, Nissan's version of the Scion xB has been rumored to come here for a while. The newest rumor...

Fifth Gear Takes the VW GTI Sideways! It's So Awesome!

Fifth Gear has done another awesome video and this time it is on the VW GTI. Awesome!!

2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK Spy Photos…The GLK is Going to Take on the X3

Spy photos of the upcoming 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK SUV have been captured. The new SUV is based on the C-Class and will compete against the BMW X3 and Land Rover LR2 SUVs. The 2009 GLK takes many styling cues from the larger GL-class SUV. The "K" stands for klein, which is small in German. It is not known when the...

Should the US Adopt Gas Taxes as High as Europe?

Everyday there are news stories about record gas prices in the U.S. Consumers are constantly complaining and overall consumer spending has been hurt by the high gas prices. Analysts and politicians continue to debate on possible solutions to the problem. Lately it seems that arguments for extra taxes are consistently on the table. Now comes an argument that the...

All New York City Cabs Will be Hybrids by 2012…Finally!

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced plans to have all taxis in NYC powered by hybrid powertrains. There are currently 13,000 taxis running up and down the streets of NYC. The first step is to increase the current 400 hybrid taxis to 1,000 by October 2008. In addition by October 2008 all taxis in NYC must get...

Kia is Working on a Performance Vehicle to Go Against the WRX

Kia has announced that they are going to use "XR" to badge their upcoming performance models. Kia unveiled the Cee'd XR in South Korea last week. The five-door hatchback had larger wheels and various body refinements. Kia is still working on possible turbocharged engines for the Euro market and a supercharged engine for the U.S. market. The supercharged Kia would...

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