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2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

While Cadillac spins a future full of fuel-cell-powered crossover goodness with the Provoq (see below), Saab’s future also seems to include a mid-size crossover powered by an alternative-fuel engine. In this case, the new 9-4X BioPower Concept gets its motive force from an engine that uses E85... read more

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2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK Freeside Concept

2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK FREESIDE Concept

After months of spy photos and speculation, Mercedes-Benz will unveil its new compact SUV at the Detroit auto show. Dubbed the GLK, the new ute will get its world debut as a... read more January 2, 2008 by 

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept

Land Rover’s concept for the Detroit show has two doors and a compact body — and if it sounds a little like GM’s HUMMER HX concept in name and duty, it’s merely... read more December 13, 2007 by 

2008 Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept

Chrysler’s ’08 Detroit Concepts Go Hybrid

Chrysler has provided an advance preview of its three concept cars for theDetroit show, about seven weeks in advance of the preview days when they’ll be formally revealed... read more November 20, 2007 by 

2007 Kia KND-4 Concept

2007 Kia KND-4 Concept

Kia’s newest concept car is kinda this, kinda that. Or as chief designer Peter Schreyer would prefer, it “eliminates the boundary between the indoors and outdoors,” and... read more November 15, 2007 by 

Buick Y-Job

Ten Concepts Detroit Should Have Built

by Rex Roy It could be argued that the 1938 Buick Y-Job stands as the world's first true concept car. Built under the direction of Genera Motors' first design czar, Harley... read more July 17, 2007 by 


Lutz Plugs Volt on Quiz Show

This past weekend, GM vice chairman Bob Lutz was one of the guests on National Public Radio’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. The comedic weekend quiz show regarding recent... read more May 21, 2007 by 


We Drive Chrysler’s 2007 Concepts

Chrysler's recent crop of concept cars haven't been approved for production-but that didn't stop the company from letting the press get their hands on them for a spin. The... read more May 20, 2007 by  10


Is GM Putting Too Much on Batteries?

General Motors is charged up about electric power, but will the lack of the right batteries short-circuit high-profile projects, such as the Chevrolet Volt, the plug-in... read more March 13, 2007 by  8


Chevy Volt Charges Up Green Car Movement

The Chevrolet Volt could charge up the drive for environmentally-friendly automobiles. This plug-in hybrid uses long-range lithium-ion batteries to deliver up to 40 miles on... read more March 2, 2007 by 

2007 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Concept

Detroit Muscles Up Again

by Rex Roy To our great delight, Detroit is back in the muscle car business. General Motors is readying their Camaro. Across town, Chrysler is busy prepping the Challenger... read more January 24, 2007 by 

2007 Jaguar C-XF Concept

2007 Detroit Auto Show: TCC's Top Picks

Get all our Detroit auto show coverage here TCC Team Publisher Best concept vehicle: The Chevrolet Volt. Over the years, I've seen General Motors roll out a variety of... read more January 10, 2007 by 

2008 Lexus IS-F

Lexus Shows Racy Side with LF-A, IS-F

AtDetroit, Lexus introduced a new sporting line, indicated simply by the letter ‘F’. According to Lexus Group VP Bob Carter, the designation is derived from the internal... read more January 9, 2007 by 

2008 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevy’s Malibu Swims Above Mainstream

There was a time, not all that many years ago, when General Motors overwhelmingly dominated theU.S. mid-size car market. But since the early '90s, the automaker has seemingly... read more January 9, 2007 by 

2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

Lutz: GM’s Image is Changing

Images aren’t easy to change, but there’s little doubt that General Motors’ got a real boost from this year’s North American International Auto Show, said the... read more January 9, 2007 by 

2008 Dodge Avenger

Dodge Nails Production Avenger

Chrysler’s brawny Dodge division is aiming to avenge last year’s loss in NASCAR, and it’s got both a big name driver and a brand new car to challenge the oval circuit... read more January 9, 2007 by 


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