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Archive: December 2009

 
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Spyker Refuses To Let Saab Slip Away, Renews Offer

Just a few days ago we were writing epitaphs for Saab, but it looks as if it may yet be a bit early to call the brand dead. Dutch carmaker Spyker has renewed its offer to purchase Saab in spite of GM's announcement last week that it would begin winding down the brand. GM said last week there were...

December 20, 2009 by 
 
2010 BMW 5-Series 4-door Sports Wagon 535i xDrive AWD Instrument Panel

If You Own a GPS Unit, Never Leave It for Thieves To Find

Want to scare someone? Tell that person the item hes come to depend on for directions will bring thieves to a car owned by you! There now weve just done what some... read more December 20, 2009 by 


 
2010 BMW 5-Series 4-door Sports Wagon 535i xDrive AWD Steering Wheel

What's Next? a La-Z-Boy and a Wine Cellar?

  Heres something only a true workaholic could love, provided, of course, that his car never moved. As we thumbed through some interesting websites this a.m., we came across... read more December 20, 2009 by 


 
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Gift Ideas From Free To Five Thousand for Your Favorite Car Enthusiast

In order from low to high, here are a few good answers to the question of what to buy that special car guy or gal in your life, no matter what your gift budget: High Gear... read more December 20, 2009 by 


 
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Top 5 Reasons Conversion Vans Are the Perfect Car for Large Families

Conversion Vans could easily be called the best-kept secret in the automotive industry for large families. Not many know that for nearly the same price as a high-end SUV... read more December 18, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Side Exterior View

How Long Does It Take To Write a New Ram Commercial?

Not very long, it seems. You may have noticed a few weeks back a new campaign for the Ram (nee Dodge Ram) pickup. It was shot by a brand new agency and a brand new client... read more December 18, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX 3.0L Side Exterior View

Anybody Hear About the Great New Buicks?

Don't know if you've noticed, but the Buick brand is headed down a whole different road. It started with the over-the-top Buick Enclave, continued with the dramatic new 2010... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
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Leaked: Audi A1 / Justin Timberlake Photoshoot Pic

Although Audi officials have expressed serious interest in bringing the new Audi A1 to North America, to date, the company has announced no official plans to do. The global... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
Eko light concept by Serbian designer Damjan Stankovic

Traffic Light Countdown Display Could Ease Anxiety. Or Not.

Drivers in urban areas have developed countless ways to cope with red light anxiety -- that frustration that stems from not knowing when that pesky traffic light dangling... read more December 18, 2009 by  2


 
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Video: Santa Uses North Star And OnStar This Christmas

Not so long ago, kids were content just knowing that Santa was in the air. Eventually, NORAD got into the act, giving children and their anxious parents precise details of... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

Saab Dead, Sienna Driven And Mustang 5.0 Returns: Today At High Gear Media

There's a mixture of good and sad news today. To start with the worst and attempt to move on: Saab is no more, as GM hasn't found a suitable buyer. Without disclosing any... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
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GM: Saab Will Be Shut Down

GM has announced that it could not close a sale of its Saab division--and that the division will be shuttered. General Motors had been negotiating for most of this year with... read more December 18, 2009 by  17


 
2010 Ford F-150

EcoBoost V-6 Will Have Higher Torque Rating in 2011 Ford F-150

The 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that’s due late this year in the 2011 Ford F-150 will have more torque than the new engine does in Ford cars. “In the transverse installation... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

First Drive: 2011 Toyota Sienna

Minivans may represent an ever-thinning presence in the auto market. But like the ever-thinning hair of most minivan drivers, Toyota is holding on to the precious sales it... read more December 17, 2009 by 


 
2011 Ford Mustang V-6

2011 Ford Mustang: 412 HP, And 5.0 Liters

  We've been planning to bring you word on the 2011 Ford Mustang in a few weeks, when the 2010 Detroit auto show kicks off. We can't wait--because Facebook and Twitter can't... read more December 17, 2009 by  1


 
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2010 NAIAS: Detroit Auto Show Schedule's Out

For those of you anxiously awaiting a trip to Detroit in January for the city's annual auto show, it's time to plan. Organizers have released the press conference schedule... read more December 17, 2009 by  1


 
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