Today in Car News: Car Sales, F-150, and Camaro Vs. Mustang

September 8, 2010

Don't count on a big car-sales turnaround anytime soon, CNN reports a little belatedly. Hey, way to be all Debbie Downer. [CNNMoney]

We're driving the 2011 Ford F-150 lineup in two weeks; we'll let you know if its new electric power steering is good or just plain shocking. [PickupTrucks]

The last BMW M6, and BMW's final V-10 for that car, have been built. We weren't big fans of the heavy, twitchy ubercoupe, but still--say a little prayer. [Inside Line]

Or, you could just get in on the PR build-up for the new 6-Series, which implores you not to blog about it. Huh? [Autocar]

The 2011 Nissan Leaf is embarking on its cross-country tour. The opening act we don't want to see, would either be a huge spike in gas prices, or Don Henley. Take note. [AutoblogGreen]

Consumer Reports chooses sides in Camaro versus Mustang: it's the Ford that gets the nod in the V-6 face-off. [Detroit News]

GM has lust in its heart for Ford's SYNC services; will OnStar get Facebook Places and other privacy-issue-riddled features, too? [Automotive News]

The IIHS has ranked 21 car seats for safety, and they've come up with a few winners. [KickingTires]

Have a spare half-billion dollars and a need for pricing information in your personal lives? Then buy Kelley Blue Book--it's in "good" condition. [Autoblog]

Lastly, there's no need to go out there and wreck a Nissan 370Z for the thrill of watching it die. Top Gear's gone and done it for you. [Autocar]

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