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Honda Goes Greener, Porsche 'Ring Time, Saturn Says 'Bye': Today At High Gear Media

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Today's news runs the gamut from weird to poignant, with a good mixture of the range between. Kicking the day off on an odd note, we have a BMW X5 driver that's decided to go monster trucking' before hitting the gym, then turns tail and runs from the scene. Moving back towards sanity, Bengt Halvorson has his drive impressions of the 2010 Subaru Outback ready for your consumption, fresh from a stint behind the wheel.

Saturn delivers a dose of genuine character in an industry that's sometimes a bit faceless and cold, sending a "Dear John" letter out to its loyal customer base--and despite the chance for a major disaster, pulls it off with the same earnest charm that's bred such die-hard fans over the years.

At GreenCarReports, John Voelcker takes a look at how Honda is raising its game to go greener quicker, while a TCC Tip  feature from TheCarConnection points you toward getting the most out of a BMW 7-series, especially if you've got a family in tow, and the Volkswagen Polo gets a quick once-over as well.

Our network sites are chock-full of good stuff today, too, with AllCarsElectric in particular hitting us with a barrage of EV and hybrid news. MustangBlog takes a look at Ford's SEMA Mustangs, and AllSmallCars asks what happens when you forcefully combine an SUV, a hybrid and an electric sportscar--at speed.

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TheCarConnection.com
TCC Tip: Can the BMW 7-Series Get Baby on Board?
Saturn's 'Dear John' Letters: Savvy Or Schmaltzy?
Preview: 2012 Chrysler Lineup Will Be Joined By Fiat And Alfa Romeo
Cheaper Four-Cylinder BMW 5-Series GT, Ford Shows Off 2009 SEMA Lineup: Today’s Car News
Driven: 2010 Subaru Outback
2010 North American Car of the Year: Your Ballots, Please
First Drive: 2010 Volkswagen Polo
Cash For Clunkers Cars Stacking Up, Can't Be Recycled Quickly Enough
Toyota Develops A New Plant (But Not The Kind You Think)
J. D. Power Estimates Show Sales Creeping Upward
Ford May Post Third-Quarter Profit Next Week

MotorAuthority.com
WTF Video: BMW X5 Parking Fail
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Posts 7m 33s ‘Ring Time
Fox Marketing Rolls Out Supercharged 2010 Lexus IS 350C
Early Look At Fiat And Chrysler’s U.S. Model Roll Out
Ford And Lincoln Go All Out For 2009 SEMA Auto Show.
Review: 2010 Volkswagen GTI
Peugeot Boss Looking To Strengthen Ties With BMW Beyond Engines
You Wrote, You Win: 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
Video: 700-hp Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Blows OnStar's Mind
Video: Volvo Demonstrates Pedestrian Avoidance System On 2010 S60
Production MINI Countryman Delayed Until Geneva?

GreenCarReports.com
Greenest Car Company, Honda, Goes Greener Yet, Harder and Faster
Fisker Buying Delaware Plant To Build Midsize 2012 Plug-In Hybrid

CelebsAndCars.com
Dennis Quaid Dodges DUI In Cadillac Escalade

From around the High Gear Media network
MustangBlog.com:
Ford Previews Customized Mustangs for 2009 SEMA Show
AllSmallCars.com:
What Happens When a Tesla, Prius and Touareg Join Together?
The GTI Back For 2010 But Does It Beat the Competition?
AllCarsElectric.com:
Toyota Combats Prius Factory Emissions With Flower Power
Daimler to Launch A-Class BEV in 2010
Innowattech In Road Energy Harvester Uses Tiny Generators to Capture 2000 Watts Per Hour
EV Opponent Reinking Believes EVs Are Destroying the Auto Industry
Official: Fisker to Buy Former GM Plant in Delaware to Build Affordable Plug-in Cars

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