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Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

What do young shoppers want to see in a next car? The answers you get from one American 20-something to another may be almost polar opposite. And Chevrolet’s two small-car concepts shown at Detroit show reflect those varied expectations. Displaying the boxy, upright Code 130R next to its...Read More»

2011 Acura MDX
Acura Brings 2013 RDX Plus NSX & ILX Concepts To Detroit

Acura fans, we have good news: the automaker is bringing not one, not two, but three all-new vehicles to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January. Two of those rides will be concepts, and the third appears to be a working prototype of a 2013 model. The prototype is of the 2013 RDX, Acura's...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark  -  in lilac metallic
As Bright Colors Rock Auto Shows, Black And White Reign At Dealerships

If you've managed to follow our ongoing coverage of the Los Angeles Auto Show, you might have noticed a trend: While the cars themselves are practical, inexpensive, and more compact this year, for smaller or sportier cars, bright and pastel colors are very much back in vogue on the auto-show floor...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: From The Show Floor To The Showroom

How does an all-new type of vehicle, like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—with such radically different packaging and very extroverted looks—come to exist? That’s what we asked Brandon Ramirez, Hyundai Motor America’s product planning manager, a couple of weeks ago as we were...Read More»

2015 Infiniti electric luxury sedan teaser sketch
New Acura NSX, 2012 Mazda CX-5, Electric Infiniti Sedan: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Mazda CX-5 crossover made its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. [TheCarConnection] Are car buyers more willing to pay for convenience than safety? [TheCarConnection] Honda's CEO says work on a new Acura NSX is underway. [MotorAuthority] Infiniti commits to an electric sedan by 2015...Read More»

2011 Kia GT Concept
Frankfurt Auto Show, Subaru Recalls, Better Gas Mileage: Today's Car News

Kia has taken the wraps off its rear-wheel drive GT Concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Did you know that one in seven U.S. drivers are uninsured? [TheCarConnection] Fisker has taken the wraps off its Surf Concept: Hello Karma hatchback. [GreenCarReports] These are the 2012...Read More»

Audi Urban Concept launch, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi Urban Concept, 2012 Coda Sedan: Car News Headlines

Volvo has teased the Concept You on Tumblr before its 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show reveal. [SocialCarNews] Check out this live photo gallery of the Audi Urban Concept electric two-seater. [GreenCarReports] You could win a 2012 Dodge Journey by playing a game of hide and seek. [FamilyCarGuide] The...Read More»

Concept You teaser from the Volvo Tumblr page
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Volvo Teases Concept You On Tumblr

Even though the visually oriented blogging site Tumblr seems poised to cross over to the mainstream, it's still viewed as a place for trendsetters in fashion and design. So really, it's no wonder that Volvo is using Tumblr to tease one of its newest fashion-forward rides, the Concept You. Last...Read More»

Vauxhall/Opel electric car concept for 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
Saab's In Trouble, Reese Witherspoon Hit By Car: Car News Headlines

Reese Witherspoon has been hit by a car driven by an 84-year-old. [MotorAuthority] In an era of downsizing, GM says the small block V-8 isn't going away. [TheCarConnection] The Bamby P50 truly begs the question: how small is too small? [GreenCarReports] Saab has been denied bankruptcy protection by...Read More»

Seventh Infiniti JX concept teaser image
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Final Teaser Photo Of Luxury Family Crossover

Just in time for the final reveal, Infiniti has released the last teaser photo of the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept. Seven weeks and seven photos, and we’ve covered it every step of the way, and the all-new, seven-passenger luxury family crossover makes its global reveal in Pebble Beach at the...Read More»

Seventh Infiniti JX concept teaser image
2013 Infiniti JX Crossover: Here's Your Final Teaser Image

We’ve been covering the release of the 2013 Infiniti JX crossover for some weeks now, and we’re happy to report that the end (of the teaser images) is here. Above is image seven of seven, a rear three-quarter view of Infiniti’s upcoming seven-seat luxury crossover. If you’re...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept from Volkswagen Group of America
Volkswagen To Launch Retro-Styled Bulli Concept For 2014: Rumor

When Volkswagen unveiled its Bulli concept vehicle last March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the response from the press and the public was fairly unanimous: "Build it!" Now, there are rumors that VW is preparing to do just that, and it could hit the U.S. by 2014. The Bulli was a hit for at least...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Toyota Camry, 2012 Ford Focus, National Stop On Red Week: Today's Car News

Toyota releases another teaser photo featuring the taillight of the 2012 Camry. [TheCarConnection] Did you know that it is National Stop On Red Week? [FamilyCarGuide] DriveSRT shows us how to properly handle a fake Facebook fan page. [SocialCarNews] BMW releases The Ultimate Drive smartphone app...Read More»

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2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Here's This Week's Tease

Here’s what we know about the 2013 Infiniti JX luxury crossover so far: it will seat seven, which makes it larger than Infiniti’s FX series of crossovers. It’s more conservatively styled (read: less controversial) than the Infiniti FX series, too. Finally, it’s set to make...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Second Teaser Photo of Luxury Family Crossover

Dribbling out teaser photos of its all-new luxury crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept, the Japanese automaker is doing its best to ratchet up consumer interest in the seven-passenger family vehicle. While the first teaser shot previews the front of the JX Concept, the second, appearing...Read More»

CPT002 concept phone from Aston Martin and Mobiado
For Better Or Worse, Aston Martin Develops Luxury Concept Phone

Aston Martin has been busy lately, showing off its new 2012 Virage and reminding us about the impending return of the Lagonda line at the Geneva Motor Show. Now, the company has scooted to another gathering in another Swiss city: the annual watch and jewelry show known as BaselWorld. There Aston...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
Today at High Gear Media: Big Discounts, 3G and Darth Vader

If you bought one of these five cars in July, you got a better deal than usual. What's at the root of it all? Model changeover. [TheCarConnection] Five safe cars for families: it sounds like a great way to research before hitting showrooms this weekend. [FamilyCarGuide] In-car 3G audio sounds...Read More»

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