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Mercedes Plug-in, No More Quest: Today At High Gear Media

Mercedes Plug-in, No More Quest: Today At High Gear Media

Today's news is back into the swing of things after a quick holiday break, and there are a left over few gifts in the mix as well. Mercedes-Benz is expected to turn out a plug-in hybrid version of its S-Class, much like the concept shown last fall in Frankfurt. No precise details on date or pricing... read more

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Volkswagen Park Assist spot

Study: Men Park Better Than Women (And VW Agrees)

Jokes about men's and women's driving abilities have fueled more stand-up routines than we care to remember, but a new study indicates that there may be some truth behind... read more December 28, 2009 by  5


 
Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore

Great Drives: A Pilgrimage, Of Sorts

This holiday season, High Gear Media wants to wish you the best possible end to a difficult year. We're reaching back into the archives and into our own lives for some... read more December 24, 2009 by 


 
Mustang Pool Table

Last-Minute Shopper: 1965 Ford Mustang Pool Table

Okay, so technically, you can't get this 1965 Ford Mustang pool table in time for Christmas. In fact, so far as we can tell, nobody will find one of these babies under the... read more December 24, 2009 by  1


 
Art Lebedev's Transparentius design

Transparent Trucks Show The Road Ahead

Art Lebedev might not be a household name in the U.S., but it's one of the leading design studios in Russia, and it has been known to turn out some pretty interesting ideas... read more December 22, 2009 by  3


 
Aston Martin One-77

One-77 Hits 220 MPH, Saab Still In Limbo: Today At High Gear Media

There's a wide-ranging bunch of news today, from the first hybrid motorcycle being launched in India to the fight to keep Saab on life support. That fight has until December... read more December 22, 2009 by 


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Saab Saga Drags On, Subaru RWD In Doubt, Volvo EV: Today At High Gear Media

Winding our way toward the holidays this week, the struggle to save Saab from history's trash bin goes on at Spyker even after GM shut down the purchase process last Friday... read more December 21, 2009 by 


 
Screencap from GM's holiday OnStar promotion

Video: Santa Uses North Star And OnStar This Christmas

Not so long ago, kids were content just knowing that Santa was in the air. Eventually, NORAD got into the act, giving children and their anxious parents precise details of... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

Saab Dead, Sienna Driven And Mustang 5.0 Returns: Today At High Gear Media

There's a mixture of good and sad news today. To start with the worst and attempt to move on: Saab is no more, as GM hasn't found a suitable buyer. Without disclosing any... read more December 18, 2009 by 


 
From the Toyota Yaris 'Clean Getaways' clip

Video: Racy Yaris Ad Vs. The Volt Dance. Which Is Worse?

Toyota's Clever Film Competition asked fledgling filmmakers to create ads for the Toyota Yaris. In the contest rules, Toyota stipulated that submissions couldn't "break the... read more December 16, 2009 by  9


 
Cars: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything by Stephen Bayley

Last-Minute Loot: Ten Days, Ten Gifts From HighGearMedia

A few weeks ago, we offered readers some great picks for holiday gifts.  And we know that some of you took our advice, but others...well, you've waited, haven't you? Don't... read more December 15, 2009 by  3


 
The (terrible) Chevy Volt dance from the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

Chevy Volt Dance Video: Is ALL Publicity Good Publicity?

Yesterday, the Chevrolet Volt Dance hit the interwebs in a big way -- and rightly so. Because it is terrible. BIBLICALLY terrible. Like, no-wonder-Bob Lutz-got-moved-around... read more December 15, 2009 by  2


 
Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010

50 mpg MX-5, Tesla Road Trip And Renault Return: Today At High Gear Media

You say a 50-70 mpg sports car can't be done? Well, if the latest rumors are true, Mazda begs to differ. By dropping a high-efficiency SKY-G direct-injection gasoline engine... read more December 11, 2009 by 


 
2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

GM Exec Shuffle, Lagonda Lives, V8 Vantage Leaks: Today At High Gear Media

The weirdest story on the automotive web this morning is the shakeup inside General Motors. Chevrolet chief Brent Dewar, who just presented a lot of the message at the 2009... read more December 10, 2009 by 


 
Maybach shot by David LaChapelle, featuring Daphne Guiness

Video: Photog David LaChapelle Shoots The Maybach Zeppelin

What do you get when you cross one of the world's most exclusive auto brands with one of the world's most visionary photographers? Apparently, a REALLY long and involved... read more December 9, 2009 by 


 
2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid

VW Buys Into Suzuki, Kelley And J.D. Power Results: Today At High Gear Media

The big news in the industry today is Volkswagen's purchase of a 19.9 percent stake in Suzuki. The primary avenue for benefit to the German carmaker is access to Suzuki's... read more December 9, 2009 by 


 
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