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Toyota to GM: No Hybrid Tech For You!

Toyota to GM: No Hybrid Tech For You!

Toyota isn't going to help GM with its hybrid technology. Shocker! But these days anything is possible, and Toyota does have licensing relationships with Ford and Nissan for some hybrid technology, so it's not too far-fetched to be believable. Earlier today Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun published a story... read more

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2009 Subaru Outback Ltd

2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i: Modest Power, Magnificent Details

We recently spent a few days in a 2009 Subaru Outback, which basically amounts to a Legacy sedan wearing a backpack and walking on stilts. With the 2010 Subaru Legacy... read more March 31, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Subaru Legacy

2010 Subaru Legacy Sports Swept Design, New York Debut

Sporting a style very close to the concept that was shown in January at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2010 Subaru Legacy makes its official debut next week at the New York... read more March 31, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Acura TL

Driven: 2009 Acura TL - Digital Delight

A member of our staff dubbed the new 2009 Acura TL "The Polynesian War Canoe". An apt handle: the newly redesigned sedan is swift, strikes awe (or fear) with its collection... read more March 25, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Mazda3

Mazda's February Japanese Sales, Export Volume Drop

Mazda today announced that its total domestic (Japanese) sales volume decreased 35.7 percent for February compared to that month one year ago. They didn't mention North... read more March 24, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Subaru Forester

Subaru Sales Continue Climb; Company Promotes Doll

Last week VW promoted Barbie's 50th anniversary with its proud, pink, special edition Malibu Barbie New Beetle Convertible. Subaru's promoting a doll, too...executive Thomas... read more March 19, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Acura ZDX Concept

Third Tease For Acura's NYC Crossover; to be named MSX?

Acura has been releasing a slow stream of teaser images - with no details - of a vehicle that appears to be a low-slung crossover along the lines of BMW's SAC (Sports... read more March 19, 2009 by  1


 
Scion logo

Scion To Unveil 'Micro-subcompact' Concept At New York Show

During a press conference the New York Auto Show on April 8, Scion will unveil a "micro-subcompact" car they say is a reflection of its youthful image and signals the brand's... read more March 18, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Infiniti G37

Driven: 2009 Infiniti G37S. Great Panache With Drivetrain Lash.

Ever trying to capture the BMW 3-series magic, for 2009 Infiniti has blessed its G37S with the same hi-po 3.7-liter V-6 found under the hood of the angry Nissan 370Z Coupe... read more March 15, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Honda Ridgeline

Driven: 2009 Honda Ridgeline

Personally a fan of low center-of-gravity, aerodynamically superior cars and wagons, I was a little underwhelmed when I discovered I'd be spending a weekend in Honda's first... read more March 15, 2009 by  1


 
Photo of Detroit by Yves Marchand and Romaine Meffre

Link Love From The Car Connection: Detroit In Pictures, Self-Healing Paint Jobs, And Car Wraps, Japanese Style

Pretty city -- Despite the hits Detroit has endured in recent months, there are plenty of people willing to take those lemons and make lemonade--and by "lemonade", we mean... read more March 13, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Toyota Prius

Toyota Undercuts 2010 Insight Pricing With 2011 sub-Prius

Barely missing a beat in the gas/electric hybrid sales wars, Toyota is planning a new low-priced hybrid that should come in under the $2 million yen mark in Japan according... read more March 13, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Honda Insight

Driven: 2010 Honda Insight

Climbing into the Clear Sky Blue (think Papa Smurf) 2010 Honda Insight, the first thing I noticed was the enthusiast-oriented gauge cluster, very similar to that found in the... read more February 24, 2009 by  7


 
Nissan NV200 Van

Nissan NV200 7-Passenger Van For Geneva Debut

Nissan wants you to know it's prepped for a global launch of its NV200 van (though no North American plans at present). It's a versatile little van that can be configured to... read more February 24, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX

Driven: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX

Rabid fans of the segment-defining Subaru Impreza WRX, which popped up around the turn of the millennium, were pretty bummed out last year when their favorite turbocharged... read more February 20, 2009 by  0


 
BMW R7 concept from 1934

Link Love From The Car Connection: Vintage BMW Concepts, Chrysler's Hot Secrets, And You People Aren't Kinky Enough

It's Wednesday, so relax: you're halfway there. A new Bug -- After Romanian designer Iulian Bumbu polished off the Transportation Design Master Course at Alfa Romeo, he began... read more February 18, 2009 by  0


 

 
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