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Green Envy! Volkswagen Golf Plus, BiFuel Models Kept Overseas

Green Envy! Volkswagen Golf Plus, BiFuel Models Kept Overseas

Volkswagen has announced that its new Golf Plus BiFuel model is now available for order…in Europe. Running on LPG (liquified petroleum gas, or propane as we call it), the Golf Plus BiFuel reduces carbon dioxide emissions by about ten percent while—in Germany, where fuel costs are much... read more

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Volkswagen Eos White Knight

The New Minimalism: Volkswagen Eos, White Knight Edition

In these sobering Economic Times, when everyone speaks of cutting back and 80s-minimal retro is hot hot hot, is it any surprise that Volkswagen would launch a grayscale... read more May 29, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Opel Ampera

And Then There Were Three: GM's Opel Gets Bidders

General Motors has three bidders interested in its European businesses Opel and Vauxhall. Among the bidders? Fiat Group, which is busy recrafting itself from also-ran in the... read more May 20, 2009 by  1


 
Porsche Volkswagen Merger

Volkswagen-Porsche Merger At a Standstill

Another day, another meaningless attempt at merging between Volkswagen and Porsche, two automakers who are starting to get on our nerves with talks of a get-together and are... read more May 18, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Lexus 1-Series: Europe-Only, Hybrid Only?

Lexus has repeatedly refused to market a model below the $30,000 price point in the U.S., effectively saying it's beneath the brand. But in Europe, where luxury knows no... read more May 6, 2009 by  0


 
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Who Wants Higher Gas Taxes? That's Ford. Bill Ford.

Ask most energy analysts how to cut US petroleum usage, and they'll point to Europe, where gasoline costs more than double the price in the States. For decades, European... read more May 5, 2009 by  4


 
Fiat's Sergio Marchionne

Fiat: The New Overlord

The rest of the auto industry may be flatlining, but Fiat is going horizontal in a very different way: horizontal integration. Yesterday the Italian automaker confirmed that... read more May 4, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Opel Ampera

Fiat, Magna Eyeing Opel

Though it's still short of bankruptcy, the parting out of General Motors' corporate structure is underway, and the latest word has Fiat and Magna emerging as rivals over a... read more April 28, 2009 by  0


 
Bentley Continental Super Sports

Bentley Shows Continental GT Supersports In New York

Even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. The Bentley Continental Supersports you see here is powered by E85 (a... read more April 8, 2009 by  0


 
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Cash For Clunkers Boosts European Car Sales

Germany and France are reporting impressive increases in new vehicle registrations for March. Registrations for March increased a whopping 40 percent in Germany and the... read more April 2, 2009 by  0


 
Bentley Continental GT underwater

Totally Dynamic Bentley Continental GT Goes Underwater

"Something was wrong with the brakes" said Scott Coleman, boss man at London car graphics shop Totally Dynamic, about a hapless Bentley Continental GT that screeched across a... read more April 2, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Bentley Continental GTC Speed

Bentley Motors Builds 47th U.S. Dealership In Austin, Texas

Today Bentley Motors announces its 47th U.S. dealership and its third in Texas. Bentley Austin, which will ultimately provide both sales and service in the hill country of... read more March 24, 2009 by  0


 
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Opel Assistance Deal Thin On Details Says German Gov't

Yesterday German Economy Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, on his way from Germany to the U.S. for talks with GM and U.S. government officials, called upon more... read more March 16, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Lotus Exige S

Lotus Exige S Sports Improved Aerodynamics, Reduced Mileage

Looks like fuel price instability has had a permanent effect on automotive design, even where high performance cars are concerned. Lotus is no different, announcing at the... read more March 4, 2009 by  1


 
Ferrari 599X concept

Ferrari Reveals 599X Concept Details At Geneva Motor Show

Based on the 599 GTB Fiorano, Ferrari's 599X concept draws on new technology to become an extreme track star. Just like Aston Martin's One-77, this Ferrari went on a diet to... read more March 4, 2009 by  0


 
Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept

VW Polo BlueMotion: World's 'Most Efficient 5-Passenger Sedan'

As if its new Polo wasn't already extremely efficient, Volkswagen is displaying a concept BlueMotion variant of the small hatchback. Volkswagen heralds the Polo BlueMotion as... read more March 3, 2009 by  1


 

 
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