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

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 shift toward "the growing urbanization trend." Three cheers, Scion - we think the xB, which grew a massive 800 lb. heavier... read more

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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


 
2010 Honda Insight

Honda Insight Generates Swift Demand In Japan

Honda's timing for the re-introduction of its Insight nameplate couldn't come at a better time for the Japanese and American auto markets; both are experiencing historic lows... read more February 16, 2009 by 0


 
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VW and Toshiba To Partner On Electric Drive Systems

On Thursday, VW signed a letter of intent with the Toshiba Corporation with the objective of jointly developing electric drive units for VW's proposed New Small Family of... read more February 14, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Tundra Platinum Package

2010 Toyota Tundra Boasts Efficient New V-8, New Trim Packages

Toyota debuted its new 2010 Tundra pickup at the Chicago Auto Show today. Big news is the arrival of an all-new 4.6-liter V-8 that boasts the best fuel efficiency of any V-8... read more February 11, 2009 by 3


 
2009 Acura TSX V-6

Acura Introduces TSX V-6 At Chicago Auto Show

Always admired Acura's lean TSX but wished it had a little more pep in its step than the 2.4-liter Accord-sourced four provides? Enter the 2010 Acura TSX V-6, introduced... read more February 11, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Boasts 3 Industry Firsts: Can You Name 'Em?

So says John Voelcker of network site All About Prius, an "industry first" is a feature that has never appeared before on any production vehicle. Toyota claims it has three... read more February 9, 2009 by 5


 
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Picked For Top 10 World Performance Cars

Yesterday the 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo was picked as one of the top 10 contenders for the World Performance Car of the Year honors. As such, it joins with some pretty... read more February 6, 2009 by 1


 
2009 Honda Fit

2009 Honda Fit Rises To The Top In Consumer Reports Comparo

Consumer Reports' March issue rated the 2009 Honda Fit tops in a test of five subcompact hatchbacks and sedans. Against the Chevrolet Aveo, Nissan Versa, Suzuki SX4, and... read more February 3, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Mazda3

Mazda3 i-stop To Debut At Geneva Motor Show

We now know that Mazda's trick engine start/stop function will be dubbed "i-stop," and its world debut will be this March at the Geneva Motor Show. It will first be fitted to... read more February 3, 2009 by 0


 
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Honda Profits Nosedive 90 Percent

So you've heard of huge profit falloffs in the twentieth, the thirtieth, even the fourtieth percentiles...how does a 90 percent drop in profit strike you? Kind of puts fear... read more January 30, 2009 by 4


 
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback

Mitsubishi Announces Summer Launch for 2010 Lancer Sportback

Today Mitsubishi Motors North America announced a summer arrival for the five-door version of the Lancer sedan, to be named the 2010 Lancer Sportback. They say it will "meld... read more January 30, 2009 by 0


 

 
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