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Mercedes-Benz Wins Award For First Lithium-Ion In Production Car

Mercedes-Benz Wins Award For First Lithium-Ion In Production Car

With the introduction of its S400 BlueHYBRID occurring this summer, Mercedes is set to become the first automaker to offer extremely efficient lithium-ion battery technology in a mass production passenger automobile. Significantly, Mercedes bathes the notoriously hot-running lithium-ion cells in... read more

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2009 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai Genesis Nabs North American Car Of The Year

In a big score for Hyundai with its bold move upmarket into the luxury class with its new Genesis sedan, the firm was awarded the coveted North American Car of The Year by a... read more January 13, 2009 by 


 
Rolls-Royce Santa Sleigh

WWSD? CAR Asks Automakers to Design St. Nick's Sleigh

Now Dasher! Now Datsun, now Peugeot and Vauxhall! On Comet! On Cooper! On Kia and Bristol! Thanks, CAR magazine, for providing a bit of levity and some smiles despite a... read more December 18, 2008 by 


 
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum

Ford F-150 Snags Motor Trend Truck of the Year

We already knew that Texans like the new 2009 Ford F-150; now the editors of Motor Trend add their vote to Ford's bread-and-butter pickup truck. The F-series--and the SUVs... read more December 16, 2008 by  2


 
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum

PickupTrucks.com Rates F-150 Best Overall Half-Ton Pickup

Over at PickupTrucks.com, they take trucks pretty seriously. Far from mall-crawling and tarmac-only duty, they put trucks through the paces, off-road and on, fully loaded... read more November 18, 2008 by 


 
2009 Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R Clinches Motor Trend 2009 Car of the Year

Continuing its penchant for pithy one-liners, Motor Trend doles out a parade of them while gushing over its winner of the 2009 Car of the Year contest, the 2009 Nissan GT-R... read more November 18, 2008 by 


 
2009 Audi Q5 (Euro Spec)

2009 Audi Q5 Takes the Brass Ring

Audi proudly announced its win of Europe's "Golden Steering Wheel" award for the special SUV class, giving the brand an industry high of 17 awards total. Calling it "one of... read more November 7, 2008 by 


 
2010 Ford Mustang

U.S. Soldier in Iraq Wins 2010 Ford Mustang

Describing his relationship with the Ford Mustang as "20 years of love, addiction and obsession," 22-year-old Kory Chesher of the Army's 101st Airborne Division was thrilled... read more November 4, 2008 by 


 
Pinto Slapped

Jalopnik Names Top 70 Lemons in Texas 24 Hours of LeMons

God bless the irreverant folks at Jalopnik, obsessed as they are with the Cult of Cars. They might occasionally resort to dramatic headlines about, say, urea injection, but... read more October 21, 2008 by 


 
Ford 2010 Mustang Photo Stories

Mustang Photo Stories: Vote for Your Favorite

In preparation for the launch of its 2010 Mustang GT--tenuous market be damned--Ford is encouraging Mustang enthusiasts to visit www.the2010Mustang.com and vote for their... read more October 21, 2008 by 


 
2009 Ford F-150

Truck of Texas: We Have a Winner

Calling it the Super Bowl of the truck industry, Harold Gunn, president of the Texas Auto Writers Association, underscored the magnitude of the new-for-'09 Ford F-150's... read more October 20, 2008 by  1


 
2009 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Unanimously Voted Motor Trend SUV of the Year

Motor Trend announces Subaru's redesigned Forester sports-utility vehicle as its pick for the coveted SUV of the Year award. Editor in Chief Angus MacKenzie summed up the... read more October 16, 2008 by 


 

Mad Hatters Take Chrysler Sebring to the Derby

It’s almost the first Saturday in May—and with the approaching Kentucky Derby, Chrysler’s come up with another contest that glibly plugs its latest new... read more April 25, 2007 by 


 

GM Makes Trax for City Cars?

There’s no doubt that we’re more interested in subcompacts, here in the days of $2.50 a gallon gas. But can Chevrolet make it happen where Toyota, Honda, even... read more March 29, 2007 by  1


 

Lonestar 3000 Wants You

Hey, what are you doing on May 10th? No, we don’t need you to be our best man. How about driving in the Lone Star 3000? It could be your best chance to circle Texas... read more March 11, 2007 by 


 
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