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2010 Mazda3 5-Door Released in Bologna

2010 Mazda3 5-Door Released in Bologna

Proving that Americans are in love with neither 5-door hatches nor diesel engines, Mazda chose the Bologna Auto Show (Motor Show di Bologna for those of you fluent in Italian) to introduce the cheeky five-door hatchback version of its new Mazda3. The vehicle is powered by, among other engine... read more

November 25, 2008 by  - 0
 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW Jetta TDI Is First Diesel Named "Green Car of the Year"

The first diesel ever to take the title "Green Car Of the Year," Volkswagen's '09 Jetta TDI clean diesel was awarded the title at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The VW beat out a... read more November 20, 2008 by  1


 
2010 Volkswagen Rabbit

VW Announces September '09 Introduction for GTI and Rabbit

Americans love VWs GTI, as evidenced by '07 sales of that model that were 15,000 strong, more than a third of total '07 Rabbit sales. Due to that fondness for the GTI... read more November 20, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Porsche Cayman

2009 Porsche Boxster and Cayman Make World Debut

Porsche is serious about its current birthday. Lots of fun people showed up at the L.A. Auto Show to celebrate, including marque aficionado Jerry Seinfeld and notable Porsche... read more November 20, 2008 by  0


 
Mercedes Star

Mercedes-Benz Invests $30 Million in Flagship NYC Store

While other companies struggle for their existence, fat cats like Mercedes are expanding their premiere dealerships in halo markets like New York City. Mercedes announced... read more November 18, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Audi Q5 (Euro Spec)

2009 Audi Q5 Takes the Brass Ring

Audi proudly announced its win of Europe's "Golden Steering Wheel" award for the special SUV class, giving the brand an industry high of 17 awards total. Calling it "one of... read more November 7, 2008 by  0


 
Abandoned Chevy, by TBurton

Domestics Slide While Germans Ride

The story just keeps getting worse for the domestic auto industry. According to Automotive News, Detroit's Big Three are now asking for total Federal assistance exceeding $50... read more November 7, 2008 by  0


 
Hyundai diesel R-engine

New Hyundai Diesels to Hit Market in 2010

Yet another round of uber-efficient, squeaky-clean new diesel engines is set to hit the European market. This time from Korean automaker Hyundai, the new "R-engine," reports... read more November 5, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Audi A4

Taxpayers Help Automakers: Whom Would You Bet Your Money On?

In the December issue of Automobile Magazine, editor Jamie Kitman excoriates American auto manufacturers. He claims they should've seen the handwriting on the wall with the... read more November 3, 2008 by  5


 
2010 Volkswagen Rabbit

VW, Audi to Build More Cars in U.S., for U.S.

Like its sister brand Volkswagen, Audi is leaning toward adding vehicle production in the United States, something it's been toying with since the 1980s. Said Volkswagen... read more November 3, 2008 by  0


 
VW Queue

VW Profits Up 28 Percent for Third Quarter

Product and market diversity--that's the name of the game for one of the world's largest automakers. That savvy strategy is giving VW solid profit growth even in the midst of... read more October 30, 2008 by  0


 
2010 Ford Fiesta

Ford Applies EcoBoost to Fiesta; ST Edition, Anyone?

Ford of Europe announces a "multi-pound investment" in its Wales Bridgend factory that will produce the upcoming 1.6-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder, low-emissions engine. The... read more October 28, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Hummer H3

How You Vote Vs. What You Drive

Having a hard time telling if your neighbors are voting Obama or McCain? Kelley Blue Book suggests that the vehicle they drive may be a strong indicator of whom they plan on... read more October 27, 2008 by  9


 
Porsche Carrera GT Lock Nut

Porsche Increases Stake in VW to Nearly 75 Percent

Today U.K.'s Autocar announced that Porsche has bought more shares of Volkswagen Group, giving it a nearly 75 percent stake in the company. This will, says Autocar, "allow... read more October 27, 2008 by  1


 
2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo

Alfa Romeo U.S. Launch Delayed Again

Sad news for Alfisti; Fiat announced today that it's pushing back a return of Alfa Romeo to the United States until 2011 at the earliest according to the U.K.'s Autocar... read more October 27, 2008 by  2


 
2008 Maybach Landaulet

Rumored: Mercedes Association with Aston Martin

The rumor-mill department over at Carscoop reports that U.K.'s CAR magazine claims a possible association between Mercedes-Benz and hallowed British marque Aston Martin... read more October 23, 2008 by  0


 

 
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