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Magna and Opel Ready to Deal?

Magna and Opel Ready to Deal?

The purchase of Opel reads like a daytime soap opera romance - too many suitors, lots of drama, and a fair amount of threats and protests. But in the end, it looks like Magna will come away with the girl, with a tentative agreement worth $2.1 billion reached today. The deal will provide emergency... read more

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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 


 
Bill Ford 2006

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 


 
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 


 
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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 


 
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 


 
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 


 
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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 


 
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


 
Aston Martin One-77

700 Hp Aston Martin One-77 Debuts At Geneva

Sexy and confident as Connery, but appropriately muscled up like Daniel Craig, Aston Martin's 007-mobile, a supercar dubbed One-77, makes its Geneva debut today. In the... read more March 3, 2009 by 


 
Nissan Qazana Concept

Nissan Qazana Concept at Geneva: Return of the AMC Eagle?

Nissan confirms that it will build a produce a car based on this, the Qazana concept, at its Sunderland plant in the UK starting 2010. The Qazana is a tall four-door coupe... read more March 3, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Volkswagen Polo

New Volkswagen Polo: Safety Up, Weight And Consumption Down

We told you earlier about the next-gen VW Polo billboard advertisement hanging above a Geneva Motor Show exhibition hall. Volkswagen has released details of its... read more March 2, 2009 by 


 
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