Honda Tops Chrysler, Aston Rapide And Ford Fiesta Priced: Today At High Gear Media

December 7, 2009
2010 Aston Martin Rapide

2010 Aston Martin Rapide

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There's a lot of market news today, from both the industry and consumer sides. On the new-car front, we have cars that nearly bookend the whole world of automobiles, with the Ford Fiesta priced to start from $13,995 in the U.S., and the Aston Martin Rapide at the other end of the specturm at $199,950.

On the industry side of the things, the latest prognostications are arguing that Honda will surpass Chrysler's U.S. sales this year to become the number four carmaker in the country. That's a big outcome for Honda, and an equally big slide for Chrysler, with both companies looking at lower production figures for 2010 due to the continued slow sales market.

Celebs haven't been especially busy this weekend, though Jay-Z is hard at work "beautifying" a 2010 Jaguar XJ for a new video. Catch a glimpse of the car and form your own impressions, but it should suffice to day that random, dripping brush strokes are hardly a way to improve on the classy car.

There's a lot more to enjoy around the rest of the network, too, including a Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid that's U.S.-bound, more hybrid awards for Ford's Fusion, a look at the 1989 Taurus SHO's performance in today's light, a NY Yankees Mustang GT and Chevrolet's November sales figures for the Camaro.

Catch all this and more in the links below.

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TheCarConnection.com
GM Has 'A Comprehensive Plan to Address Dealer Concerns'
Rumor: MINI Coupe, Roadster To Roll Out In October 2010
Honda Poised To Pass Chrysler In Sales, Become Number 4 In U.S.
VW Planning Diesel Beetle And Electric Up! Minicar For U.S.
2011 Ford Fiesta Priced From $13,995
Tech At Work: OnStar Saves Senator's Daughter's Car

MotorAuthority.com
Audi Expects 10,000 Annual Sales Of New A7 And A8 In U.S.
Lexus Chief Thinks LF-Ch Compact Good For U.S.
Spy Shots: 2011 BMW 5-Series Touring
Custom New York Yankees 2010 Ford Mustang GT Up For Auction
2010 Aston Martin Rapide Priced From $199,950 In U.S.
Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid Launch Delayed Until Q3 2010
Buick Teases New Cruze-Based Compact Sedan

GreenCarReports.com
2011 Ford Fiesta Prices Start at $13,995, Go As High As $23K
Hyundai: No More V6s For Midsize Cars or Compact Crossovers
Honda P-NUT Concept Takes On Smart ForTwo and Scion iQ

CelebsAndCars.com
Jay-Z Brings The Bling With A 2011 Jaguar XJ

From around the High Gear Media network
AllCarsElectric.com:
Frost & Sullivan Selects 365 Energy Group for Infrastructure Award
Mitsubishi Plug In hybrid SUV To Be Sold In The U.S. In 2013
Ford Fusion Hybrid, Keep the Awards Coming
ZAP Phasing Out Xebra, Cuts Back Development of Alias
Audi Disdains Green Label
AllSmallCars.com:
A New Minicar Is Now a Top Priority for Opel
FordReports.com:
1989 Ford Taurus SHO - the Once and Future Sleeper
MustangBlog.com:
2010 New York Yankees Mustang GT up for Auction
CamaroBlog.com:
November 2009 Chevrolet Camaro Sales Figures Released

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