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Link Love From The Car Connection: Obama Waves At Tesla, Hyundai Gets Conceptual, Plus Videos For The Toyota Aygo And Electric Cars

Link Love From The Car Connection: Obama Waves At Tesla, Hyundai Gets Conceptual, Plus Videos For The Toyota Aygo And Electric Cars

Elon gets a drive-by -- President Obama loves electric cars--but apparently not quite enough to get out of his non-EV limo to look at 'em. [Edmunds, h/t John V] Meddling kid has mettle -- Who says today's kids are a bunch of slackers? Nicholas Stone just graduated from Detroit's College for... read more

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Jay Leno

Jay Leno To Perform Free Concert, Humiliate The Unemployed

Jay Leno is coming to Detroit with something called "Jay's Comedy Stimulus Plan". Sources indicate that this is a comedy concert and that it is, in fact, funny. TCC is unable... read more March 10, 2009 by  7


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Obama's Auto Task Force Drive Chevy Volt, Visit Ram Plant

Today members of President Obama's autos task force head to Detroit to scrutinize GM and Chrysler's viability plans. A test drive of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and tour of the... read more March 9, 2009 by  5


 
2009 Dodge Ram

HEMI V-8 A No-Cost Option For Dodge Ram In March

Even cash-strapped buyers of the new Dodge Ram won't be heard muttering, "I coulda hada V-8." The Dodge boys are slammin' hoods and makin' deals; March is "Dodge truck month"... read more March 5, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Ford Fusion

2010 Ford Fusion Pricing Announced - A Touch More Than Camry

Ford's 2010 Fusion, which has been earning accolades in hybrid form from car publications far and wide, will ring in under $20,000 when it goes on sale later in March. The... read more March 2, 2009 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze And Volt 'Family 0' engines Share Space

Yesterday General Motors announced that despite massive cutbacks, it will still be investing $250 million to make the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that will power (or help... read more February 25, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Ford Mustang GT500

10 Millionth ROMEO V-8 Headed For 2010 Ford Mustang

Ford announces production of the 10 millionth V-8 engine produced at its ROMEO plant in Michigan. It will be installed - in 4.6-liter, three-valve-per-cylinder variety - in a... read more February 23, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Ford Fusion

Ford Gets $55 Million Tax Incentive For Electric Development

Today Ford announced it is the recipient of a $55 Million tax incentive - a refundable tax credit - from the state of Michigan. The money will be channeled through the newly... read more February 17, 2009 by  1


 
photo credit: amchu

Chrysler Cuts Clocks, Snowplows, Turns Down Thermostats

Taking a line from former president Jimmy Carter's admonitions to the American people during the energy crisis of the late 70s, Chrysler is turning its thermostats down in... read more February 17, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Ford Focus

Fours Reign At Ford; 4-Cyl Production Doubles With EcoBoost

Ford plans not only to double production volume of four-cylinder engines but also to offer a four-cylinder in every one of its cars and crossovers by 2013. Helping make that... read more February 16, 2009 by  1


 
1976 Lincoln Mark IV Emilio Pucci Designer Edition

Detroit Forced To Ditch Excessive Trims, Packages, Options

Buyers of Big Three cars will soon be constrained to mainly trim packages (I.e. Honda's DX, LX, and EX) as opposed to picking and choosing from a litany of individual... read more February 16, 2009 by  6


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro Assembly Line

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Rolling Off Oshawa, Ont. Assembly Line

Economy-be-damned, GM is now ramping up production of the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro musclecar at its Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant. Yesterday Chevrolet sent these tantalizing... read more February 5, 2009 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Paves Way For Chevy Volt Infrastructure At D.C. Auto Show

Yesterday GM announced an initiative at the Washington Auto Show aimed at preparing "early-adopter" cities around the U.S. for plug-in electrics like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more February 4, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Dodge Viper SRT10

Three Suitors For Dodge Viper

Niche cars and roadsters are a tough sell in this market - especially niche roadsters with honking pushrod 8.4-liter V-10s. Chrysler reports it is performing due diligence on... read more February 4, 2009 by  3


 
Smoldering Impala

January Auto Sales Portend A Glum '09

Well, folks, here are the numbers to show you just how bad U.S. auto sales are tanking. From a sobering 55 percent decrease at Chrysler LLC to a surprising eight percent... read more February 3, 2009 by  1


 
Kwame dreams of Texas

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Flies South

Let's be honest: 2008 was not Detroit's best year. Granted, it wasn't a great year for anyone--bankers, Galvestonians, Republicans, Eliot Spitzer, polar bears, whatsername... read more February 3, 2009 by  0


 

 
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