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Fisker to Open Engineering & Development Center in Michigan

Fisker to Open Engineering & Development Center in Michigan

In a welcome spot of good news for Detroit's struggling economy, the maker of the upcoming Karma electric sports sedan announced a 34,000-square-foot engineering & development facility that is set to employ up to 200 engineers and designers. The company's headquarters will remain in Irvine... read more

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS w/1LS's Six Best Bang-For-The-Buck Cars

The stock market's jittery, banks are closing and the smell of recession is in the air. Is anyone worried about new cars? The answer is yes. Regardless of the tattered... read more October 28, 2008 by  12

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

2010 Ford Fiesta

Consumer Reports Rates Ford and Japanese Brands Highest

We reported earlier today about Ford Motor Company's solid reliability ratings in Consumer Reports' 2008 Annual Car Reliability Survey. Says Consumer Reports, "on average... read more October 23, 2008 by  5

2010 Lexus RX spy shots

2010 Lexus RX Coming to the L.A. Auto Show

Earlier this year, we showed it to you in spy photos--now Toyota execs confirm the 2010 Lexus RX will get its world debut at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show in November. The... read more October 23, 2008 by  1

2009 Nissan Altima S

Nissan Cuts 2009 Altima Production for North America

Detroit News reported that Nissan Motor Co. will be cutting production of its popular 2009 Altima sedan, built in its Smyrna, Tenn., and Canton, Miss., assembly plants. Steve... read more October 22, 2008 by  2

2010 Toyota Prius

First Photos of 2010 Toyota Prius Hit the Web

It was speculation yesterday, but as of this morning, Autoblog and Jalopnik confirm that the new Prius photos that jumped from PriusChat to those sites are indeed accurate... read more October 16, 2008 by  4

2008 BMW 7-Series Active Hybrid Concept

BMW: Diesel Hybrids Interesting, Expensive

When it comes to diesels and hybrids, BMW seems to have its green gambits covered. Last week, the automaker handed us the keys to its new diesel 3 Series for an Alpine drive... read more October 15, 2008 by  2

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop S

MINI EV, 7 Series Hybrid, Diesels Coming to L.A. Show

BMW confirms it will be showing off a new all-electric MINI Cooper at the L.A. Auto Show in November. At the worldwide launch of the 2009 BMW 7 Series, company officials said... read more October 10, 2008 by 

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe FWD 4-door Auto SE w/XM Side Exterior View

Hyundai Launches Santa Fe Blue Hybrid in Paris

News from Hyundai has the hybrid world talking--or at least those on The Korean automaker claims it will sell 500,000 hybrids annually by 2018; this from a... read more October 8, 2008 by 

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2010 Toyota Prius Teased with "Welcome" Screen

In a Web teaser for its redesigned Prius, "Toyota's Prius Team" leaked what fans of Toyota's gas/electric hybrid believe to be the new startup screen from its computer... read more October 7, 2008 by  2

2009 Volvo S80 I6

Volvo Announces Diesel Hybrid for 2012

Reporting from the Paris Auto Show, Automotive News claims that Volvo plans to introduce diesel/electric hybrid vehicles by 2012. This makes it the first confirmed plan to... read more October 6, 2008 by  3

2008 Kia Soul Hybrid Concept

Kia Soul Hybrid: 48 mpg, 0-62 in 12.3

We already told you about the Kia Soul Hybrid's "transparent acrylic bonnet and floor," all the better to show off its gas/electric propulsion system and battery packs. But... read more October 3, 2008 by  3

2008 BMW 7-Series Active Hybrid Concept

BMW 7 Series Goes ActiveHybrid at Paris Show

BMW's 7 Series ActiveHybrid Concept is on display this week at the Paris auto show. The ActiveHybrid relies on a 20-horsepower, 155 pound-foot electric motor integrated with... read more October 3, 2008 by  2

2010 Honda Insight

2010 Honda Insight Becomes Clearer at Paris Show

The new Honda Insight has broken cover at the Paris auto show. The new hybrid vehicle revives the Insight nameplate formerly applied to the two-seat hybrid vehicle that... read more October 2, 2008 by  6

2008 Audi A1 Sportback Concept (2008 Paris Auto Show)

First Pics: Audi A1 Sportback Concept

The engineers and designers in Ingolstadt are still trying different permutations of the A1 Metroproject Quattro concept they released at the 2007 Tokyo Auto Show. We... read more October 1, 2008 by 


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