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VW and Toshiba To Partner On Electric Drive Systems

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 vehicles. In addition to electric drive units, the companies will also be working on high specific energy density batteries... read more

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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 


 
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 


 
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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 


 
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 


 
Bear Slump

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 


 
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 


 
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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 


 
2010 Mazda3

Mazda3 To Get Fuel-Saving Engine Stop/Start Feature

Before the end of 2009, the European Mazda3 will be fitted with the company's fuel-saving engine stop/start technology (dubbed SISS). We're not certain when this technology... read more January 23, 2009 by 


 
2008 Lexus IS 350

Lexus IS350 V-6 Named A '10 Best Engine' For 2009

The 3.5-liter V-6 found under the hoods of the 2009 Lexus IS 350 and GS 350 was honored with a spot on Ward Automotive's 10 Best Engines list for 2009. This marks the fourth... read more January 23, 2009 by 


 
2007 Lexus LS460

Lexus Recalls GS, IS, And LS For Possible Corrosion In Fuel System

If you own a 2006-2008 Lexus GS350 nee GS300, Lexus IS250/IS350, or Lexus LS460/460L, please check with Lexus to see if your car qualifies for an important recall. In... read more January 22, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

VW, BMW, Mitsubishi Cut Production And Hours At Factories

Joining the growing list of automakers forced to scale back in response to a dismal market, Volkswagen AG, BMW AG, and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are taking measures to reduce... read more January 21, 2009 by 


 
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