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Nissan NV200 7-Passenger Van For Geneva Debut

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 deliver masses of fish to the market or carry up to seven passengers, and it makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on... read more

February 24, 2009 by - 3
 
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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


 
Takeoka Jidosha Kogei Ltd's T10 electric minicar

Electric Car, Party Of One?

Japan's Takeoka Jidosha Kogei Ltd. is debuting a new car in Tokyo this weekend: a prototype model of an all-electric one-seater, the T10. That's it over there on the left... read more January 30, 2009 by 0


 
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Nissan's Ghosn Says Worldwide Auto Market In A 'Slump'

Nissan Motor Co.'s CEO and talented visionary, Carlos Ghosn, weighed in at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: "for the next couple of years, you're... read more January 26, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Honda S2000 CR

Honda S2000 Bows Out After 2009

Honda's track-ready, no frills S2000 roadster will no longer be produced after the 2009 model year. When it debuted in 1999 for the 2000 model year, the Honda S2000 wowed... read more January 26, 2009 by 0


 
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Alabama-Built Accord-based Crossover To Compete With Venza

Sources close to TheCarConnection.com report that a new Toyota Venza-fighter, a mid-sized crossover, will soon be coming from Honda. They say the vehicle is proposed for... read more January 26, 2009 by 3


 
2009 Toyota Corolla XRS

2010 Toyota Corolla And Matrix Get Standard Traction Control, VSC

Either the automotive calendar year has shrunk even further, or the folks at Toyota are overly eager for you to add to their bottom line by purchasing a 2010 Toyota Corolla... read more January 23, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota To Sell Old Prius Alongside 2010 Model In Japan

When the new, third-gen 2010 Toyota Prius goes on sale this summer, it will be offered alongside the current-gen Prius in Japan according to the business newspaper Nikkei... read more January 23, 2009 by 0


 

 
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