Chevy Volt Rebates, MINI Cooper Spy Shots: Today's Car News

June 1, 2011

New car sales are doomed to go down for May, but it's not entirely due to natural disasters. [TheCarConnection]

Are dealers cheating the system and claiming the $7500 Chevy Volt rebate, or is it a political kerfuffle? What's a kerfuffle, anyway? [TheCarConnection]

Hurricane season is here, and you don't have to live right on the coast to take these six steps to safety. [TheCarConnection]

The next-generation MINI Cooper is in the works, and spy shots show a third-door version making a semi-triumphant return. [MotorAuthority]

Meanwhile, Porsche denies it's going to put hybrid technology in its next 911. [MotorAuthority]

Subaru's version of the Scion FR-S won't be getting turbo power, at least not from the factory. [MotorAuthority]

More details on the 2012 Chevy Sonic have surfaced, including options and features. [GreenCarReports]

Will the Ram 1500 pickup go Pentastar for 2012? Reports from the truck world say yes. [TheCarConnection]

Audi's serving up an A2 e-tron concept for this year's Frankfurt show, against our naming recommendations. [MotorAuthority]

BMW's i3 electric city car should also bow at the Frankfurt show, in all its carbon-fiber glory. [AllCarsElectric]
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