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Your Car Needs Sunscreen, Too!

Your Car Needs Sunscreen, Too!

When I was a kid, my parents let me run around outside for hours without a thought of skin protection.  Being a fair-skinned boy, I'd get burns that would make my skin blister. Over the past 25 years or so we've come to realize just how damaging the sun is to both us and our stuff.  These days... read more

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2009 GMC Envoy 2WD 4-door Denali Front Exterior View

GMC To Show Off New Model at the Detroit Show

    When GM previewed what models it plans to show at the Detroit Show to the press, a new GMC model was previewed. However, this new model is nothing like what GMC has... read more December 31, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500

The 2010 Dodge Ram is the Big Bruiser of Full Size Pickups

Goodness gracious this puppy is huge. Its the 2010 Dodge Ram and boy does it look like one angry dog! With a recent roof to ground redesign, the Dodge Ram has truly undergone... read more November 25, 2009 by  1


 
bmw atc 002

Only in MIT... a Solar Racecar, a DIY Segway, What Else?

The Massachusets Institute of Technology (MIT) solar  Electric Vehicle Team team recently unveiled a $243,000 solar carbon-fiber racer. The car dubbed the Eleanor is being... read more November 24, 2009 by  0


 
Porsche Panamera with custom luggage

Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (For A Porsche Panamera)

Fact: we have not been especially kind to the Porsche Panamera. We've bashed its design, we've criticized it for watering down the Porsche lineup, and we've reveled in its... read more November 24, 2009 by  0


 
Hyundai 2.4-liter Theta II GDI

Details: Hyundai's brand new 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine

Hyundai recently released the specs on their all-new power plant, which will be fitted into the 2011 Sonata model. Its a direct-injected four-cylinder that will make 201... read more November 23, 2009 by  0


 
Audi eSpira concept

Video: Audi's Entries For The 'YouthMobile 2030' Competition

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned the "YouthMobile 2030" design challenge associated with the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. At the time, we highlighted GM's "Car Hero" entry... read more November 17, 2009 by  0


 
GM's 'Car Hero' concept for the 'YouthMobile 2030' contest

L.A. Auto Show: Finalists In The 'YouthMobile 2030' Contest

The Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away, so now seems as good a time as any to skim through the submissions for its 6th Annual Design Challenge. This year's theme... read more November 6, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Ford Edge

The 2010 Ford Edge: A Misnomer So Criminal as to Verge On Chrome Logo Abuse

There have been some goofy automotive names in the past that either didn't mean much of anything (Cimarron, Catera) or were just plain stupid (Chevy Nova which means doesn't... read more November 5, 2009 by  0


 
Irmao do Decio's preview rendering of the Volksagen New Midsize Sedan

Unofficial Preview Rendering Of Volksagen's New Midsize Sedan

It's no secret that Volkswagen plans to kill off the Passat and replace it with a larger, purpose-built-for-Americans midsize sedan codenamed, in a fit of startling... read more November 3, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Honda Civic Sedan

Civic Duty: Honda's Mid-course Change Makes Next Civic Smaller

In the automotive business, few things are more expensive than making changes to a product that has already advanced through much of its developmental cycle.  Making matters... read more October 26, 2009 by  0


 
EXD'09 Cycle Bridge Contest

WTF Friday: What Detroit Really Needs?

From an architectural competition for a new cycling bridge in Lisbon, Portugal, comes this eye-raising design. Is it straight out of Idiocracy—or more Blade Runner crossed... read more October 9, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Aston Martin DBS Volante

BMW Furniture For Bus Stops Would Look Awesome Anywhere

A handful of automakers like BMW and Porsche have strong industrial design programs separate from the ones that govern the look and feel of their vehicles. BMW's... read more September 24, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf R

Midsize Volkswagen Will Be The First Designed For Americans

In an interview with the New York Times, Volkswagen's head designer, Klaus Bischoff, has indicated that Volkswagen plans to create vehicles targeted squarely at American... read more September 17, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Ford F-150

The Interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 Makes a Bold Design Statement

The first time I sat in the interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 a thought occurred to me. This is the first car I could actually live in. And that is really saying something when... read more September 17, 2009 by  0


 
2011 Ford C-MAX

Ford Develops “Kinetic 2.0” Global Styling Language

Ford’s future involves a reduction in the current number of vehicle platforms used across the globe and a rise in the number of common models sold in different markets... read more September 16, 2009 by  0


 
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