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2011 Volkswagen Jetta: First Drive Coverage

2011 Volkswagen Jetta: First Drive Coverage

  We're done with today's first drive of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. And while the copy elves are toiling away at a full review, you can still get the basics on the new front-drive sedan coming from VW in the fall. The new Jetta, in case you haven't heard, is a thorough reworking of the current... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production test vehicle in water trough at GM Milford Proving Ground

2011 Chevrolet Volt Proves Safe In Deep-Water Test

Electric cars are the future. But electric cars are also require high-voltage, high-current batteries, and everyone knows water and electricity don't mix, right? Chevrolet... read more July 13, 2010 by  7


 
Leaked 2011 Lexus CT 200h images

Lexus Lures Andy Samberg, Tracy Morgan, Jamie Kennedy To The Dark Side

During the 2010 New York Auto Show, Lexus hosted a debate to hype its new hybrid, the CT 200h. Dubbed "The Darker Side of Green", the face-off featured eco-tech enthusiast... read more July 6, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

UPDATE: Volt Won't Require Gas Engine For Highway Driving

Preview drives of unfinished pre-production cars are a tricky thing. It's easy to get ahead of oneself in the evaluation process, judging things that are still under... read more June 28, 2010 by  6


 
2011 Smart electric drive

Smart Co-Founder Hayek Dies

One of the founders of the Smart brand has died. Nicolas Hayek, the chairman and founder of Swatch Group, passed away in Switzerland at 82, the Wall Street Journal reports... read more June 28, 2010 by  1


 
Chevrolet Volt to be featured on Xbox Kinect "Joy Ride" videogame

Video: Amping Up Videogames With The 2011 Chevrolet Volt

For decades, advertisers have spent a good bit of time and energy (not to mention cash) placing their products in movies. Who could forget ET's Reese's Pieces or, as a more... read more June 23, 2010 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo: 274 HP, $25K

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is selling strongly out of the gate--but two new versions on the way later this year will give mid-size sedan shoppers a couple more reasons to... read more June 21, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS250h And Suzuki Kizashi: Top Safety Fail?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released its latest test results—of two sedans, the hybrid 2010 Lexus HS250h and the almost-mid-size 2010 Suzuki... read more June 18, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: 41 MPG, Most Efficient Luxury Sedan In America

Ford's Fusion Hybrid has already won accolades for its excellent efficiency and driving performance, and now its more luxurious cousin, the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, is... read more June 16, 2010 by  10


 
2011 Smart electric drive

Driven: 2011 Smart Electric Drive

With a jolt of electricity, the Smart Fortwo can become relevant—and refreshingly different. Further to the point, our surprising conclusion after a couple of hours behind... read more June 10, 2010 by 


 
2011 Toyota Auris Hybrid - European model

Video: Toyota Auris Hybrid Takes Test Driving To The Web

Debuting a new car is tricky business: timing and placement is everything. Traditionally, launches have taken place at major auto shows, accompanied by dry ice, booming... read more June 10, 2010 by 


 
2008 HUMMER HX Concept - Jabonski

A Chevy Volt-Like H3--And H5--If HUMMER Lives

Raser Technologies remains interested in acquiring GM's HUMMER brand--and plans a new model range including extended-range electric HUMMER H3 models as well as a new compact... read more April 13, 2010 by  21


 
Mazda SKY-D diesel four-cylinder engine

Next-Gen Mazda6 Will Get 43-MPG Diesel Model

Mazda is going diesel in the U.S. after all, with a new-generation diesel four-cylinder engine capable of achieving up to 43 mpg. The new diesel engine (SKY-D) and an all-new... read more March 31, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Honda CR-Z

Video: 2011 Honda CR-Z Selling Strong, Could Redeem Honda's Hybrid Hopes

One year ago, Honda was ramping up for the roll-out of its 2010 Honda Insight hybrid. The company made big predictions about the Insight, boasting that it would outsell the... read more March 24, 2010 by  4


 
2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: The Ten Most Discounted Hybrid Models

If you're considering one of many hybrid models but think that there are no deals to be had on green vehicles, now would be the time to think again—and potentially head out... read more March 12, 2010 by  1


 
Chevrolet Spark, as painted by British artist Ian Cook

Artist Uses Radio-Control Cars To Paint 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Artworks of cars aren't altogether unheard of. There's a big business in vanity portraits of classic cars, for example, commissioned by wealthy owners. But most car paintings... read more March 12, 2010 by  1


 
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