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Buick Regal GS: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview
Buick Regal GS: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview

In Europe, the 2011 Buick Regal is badged as an Opel Insignia and is available in a number of different guises, including sedans, wagons and high-performance all-wheel drive speeders complete with manual transmissions. With the car soon to be available in the U.S., there’s a strong chance...Read More»

Lancia Delta
Rumor: Chrysler To Unveil Lancia-Derived Model At NAIAS

Chrysler is in a tough spot these days: not only is the company still recovering from bankruptcy and adjusting to the habits of its new lifepartner, Fiat, but Chrysler is also struggling to bring its product development arm up to speed after sitting idle for months. To keep consumers interested...Read More»

Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept Grile
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview

  By mid-2010 Cadillac will have a high-performance coupe in its arsenal to take on the likes of the BMW M3 and upcoming Audi RS5. The new two-door is the upcoming 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, which has been confirmed today for an unveiling at next month’s 2010 Detroit Auto Show. Based on the...Read More»

Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show
Saab Saga Drags On, Subaru RWD In Doubt, Volvo EV: Today At High Gear Media

Winding our way toward the holidays this week, the struggle to save Saab from history's trash bin goes on at Spyker even after GM shut down the purchase process last Friday. Spyker's efforts may not be in vain, but we don't know yet if GM will be satisfied with the Dutch company's revisions to...Read More»

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 wait, from what we can see. The juicy details on the '11 'Stang have broken through the lacy filigree of a news "embargo,"...Read More»

Camaro Convertible
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 for the show, which is reduced to two days' worth of press events for the upcoming year. While some automakers have returned...Read More»

2010 MINI Beachcomber Concept
Mini Revives The Moke With New Beachcomber Concept

The past couple of months have been terribly busy for the Mini. Not only did the brand turn 50 years old, but two new concept cars were unveiled as part of the celebrations of the historic milestone in the form of the Mini Coupe and Roadster concept vehicles from September’s Frankfurt Auto...Read More»

2007 Toyota Yaris 3dr HB Man (Natl) Side Exterior View
Toyota Hybrid Concept Confirmed for 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Toyota has confirmed it will show a new hybrid car concept at the Detroit auto show next month. And hybrid followers are eagerly speculating what it might be: a two-door Prius? a hybrid Yaris? a 2011 Scion iQ hybrid? or a dedicated plug-in hybrid? The king of hybrids says you'll have to wait a...Read More»

Ford Motor Company's EcoBoost V-6 engine, 3.5-liters
Hybrids, Turbos & Diesels Dominate 2010 Ward’s Auto 10 Best Engines List

This year, only one V-8 engine made the cut for the annual Ward’s Auto 10 Best Engines List as most of the field was dominated by alternative-fueled and forced-induction powertrains.  To qualify for the award, engines must be available in a regular-production, U.S.-specification models and...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Preview: 2011 Audi A8

The 2011 Audi A8 is out, and we have official photos and details on the brand new flagship sedan. Even with a welter of technology and advanced design principles at work, the question of beauty wasn't lost in the presentation of the A8, nestled as it was among the art at the "Art of Progress"...Read More»

The Triac, by San Jose's Green Vehicles
We're Gonna Walk Down To 'Electric Avenue' (With Earplugs)

Halloween is done and Thanksgiving is looming, so that can only mean one thing: just two more months until the 2010 Detroit auto show! This year's gathering will see a new display area for up to 20 electric vehicles -- many of which come from smaller companies like San Jose's Green Vehicles that...Read More»

2010 Audi A8
Audi's 2010 Countdown: A8, A7...and A6?

Audi is in the midst of a transformation--according to company executives, it's the right moment in history for the brand to push through brand prejudices in the U.S. and to find a place alongside Lexus, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Change has already come to Audi for the 2010 model year: this week, Audi...Read More»

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Rumor: Cadillac Converj May Be Back On Track For 2014 Debut

When the Cadillac Converj concept debuted in Detroit last January, many were awed by its stylish looks and its green pedigree. (Like the Chevrolet Volt, the Converj is powered by an electric motor, which can be recharged on-the-go by a gasoline engine.) Sure, pairing the Cadillac brand and an...Read More»

NACTOY logo
2010 North American Car of the Year: And the Nominees Are...

Each fall, 50 journalists from the most respected automotive media outlets get together to choose NACOTYs--in long form, the North American Car of the Year and Truck of the Year. In just a few years of existence, the NACOTY have become one of the most respected awards in the industry. Designed to...Read More»

2009 Cadillac DTS
Preview: 2013 Cadillac XTS

  GM has confirmed that a new sedan will replace its DTS and STS luxury sedans, and the new car could be in showrooms by 2013. GM showed the new sedan being developed under the code-name XTS today at a background session in GM's design dome. With influences ranging from the Cadillac Sixteen show...Read More»

2009 Kia Soul’ster Concept Under Serious Consideration For Production

  Kia rolled out an oddly styled pickup concept based on its new 2010 Soul compact car back at January’s Detroit Auto Show as way to drum up excitement for the standard hatchback model that went on sale in March. The concept, dubbed the Soul’ster, was never intended to be produced but strong...Read More»

Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan
Detroit Auto Show: Location Still In Limbo

According to inside sources who wish to remain anonymous, Cobo Center (the current home of the Detroit Auto Show) is currently the absolute most expensive and flat-out worst convention center in the world that hosts a major auto show. Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers, what to you think of...Read More»

2009 Audi R8 Le Mans
RIP Rip-Snorting Audi R8 V12 TDI Diesel

TDI, we hardly knew ye. Dispensed before birth, now merely a dream of the clean, high-mileage supercar, how should we mourn the death of the Audi R8 V12 TDI diesel--which Audi now says it won't build after all? First revealed at the 2008 Detroit auto show as the Audi R8 TDI Concept, then updated as...Read More»

Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan
2011 Detroit Auto Show: Hello, Novi?

Everyone complains about the Detroit auto show--and now someone's trying to do something about it. The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) could find a new home in the far western Detroit suburb of Novi, Michigan, if the latest efforts to keep the show vital are successful. The latest...Read More»

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