Today's Car News from High Gear Media: May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011

Saab's on the PR trail this week, showing off the 9-4X crossover--and clearing the air about what Hawtai's cash will buy. [TheCarConnection]

Why wait until next year? The 2012 Kia Sorento's already on sale, and now it's outfitted with direct injection. [TheCarConnection]

The Kia Optima Hybrid is coming, too, and it's priced significantly lower than other hybrid sedans. [GreenCarReports]

Should Mazda worry about Kia's not-so-furtive plans for a two-seat roadster? #YouTellUs. [SocialCarNews]

Aston Martin and Zagato are together again, working up a new concept for this summer's classic-car season. [MotorAuthority]

Throw a Ghostbusters logo on it, and this SLS AMG ambulance becomes even cooler than it already is. [MotorAuthority]

We've spent a lot of time in the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, and have figured out the fuel-economy tricks to make its mileage even higher. [GreenCarReports]

Of course, we can all get better gas mileage by going slower--but before you crawl in the left lane, here's what you need to know, to do it safely. [GreenCarReports]

Google owns your email, contacts, documents, and music--and now they want to cart you around Vegas while you text and, probably, drink. Is this a win? [AllCarTech]

What's the perfect Father's Day gift for your electric-car-owning pop? The fob with a Formula One soundtrack, of course. [AllCarTech]

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