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Rumor: Suzuki To Sell Hybrid Kizashi Sedan In U.S. By 2011

Rumor: Suzuki To Sell Hybrid Kizashi Sedan In U.S. By 2011

It seems like Suzuki took the wraps off its new Kizashi sedan just last week (in fact, it was last month), but already rumors have begun circulating that the Kizashi is going hybrid. And soon. According to reports in Japan's Nikkei newspaper, Suzuki plans to launch a hybrid variant of the Kizashi... read more

August 18, 2009 by  - 1
 
Renault Twingo

Renault Helps Mercedes On New Smart, Plans Return To U.S.

No one can deny that French automaker Renault is on the move these days. In addition to its work with Nissan on electric vehicles, the company is in talks with Mercedes-Benz... read more August 4, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volvo S60

Rumor: Geely Submitting $293 Million Bid For Volvo

According to a (very brief) article in China Car Times, Chinese automaker Geely is finally prepared to submit a bid to Ford Motor Company for Volvo. Geely's alleged offer... read more July 30, 2009 by  1


 
Bugatti Royale (or Bordeaux) rendered by Car Magazine

Bugatti Royale (Or Bordeaux) Rendered

More speculation about the successor to the Bugatti Veyron has hit the web -- this time in the form of a rendering of the Bugatti Royale (also called the Bordeaux)... read more July 29, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Toyota Yaris

Rumor: Toyota Launching Yaris-Based Subcompact Hybrid In 2011

Toyota's subcompact Yaris will allegedly serve as the basis for a new hybrid model, set to launch sometime in 2011. The car (name TBA) will feature new styling and a new... read more July 29, 2009 by  0


 
toyota-iq

Revamped Toyota iQ To Be Company's First Fully Electric Car

Toyota's iQ is a popular guy these days. A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that the iQ will serve as the base for Aston Martin's first foray into the citycar segment. (In... read more July 29, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Volt

GM Pushing The Chevy Volt On eBay?

When General Motors reinvented itself (on paper, anyway), the company's press release talked about selling GM vehicles on eBay. Unfortunately, that wasn't a done deal -- at... read more July 23, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Frankfurt Motor Show Bugatti teaser image

UPDATE: Teaser Shot Allegedly The New Bugatti 'Bordeaux'

Yesterday, we posted a grainy, mobile-phone-esque teaser shot of a new Bugatti model, which was distributed as part of an invitation to an event at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor... read more July 14, 2009 by  0


 

Rumor: Another Clean Car Start Up Coming To The American South

It's good news/bad news day for T. Boone Pickens. On the one hand, his push for natural gas vehicles seems to be gaining traction in D.C. On the other, his new V-Vehicle... read more July 9, 2009 by  0


 
GM's new logo--in green?

Rumor: GM Going Green -- Literally

We all know that General Motors is trying to change its image. We also know that GM, like much of the auto industry, is trying to boost its eco-credentials. So is anyone... read more July 9, 2009 by  4


 
2009 Hummer H2

Rumor: HUMMER Deal Blocked By Chinese Government

Take this for what it's worth: Autocar is reporting that GM's sale of HUMMER to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery is a no-go. The news comes by way of China... read more June 26, 2009 by  0


 
Jaguar XE Roadster teaser

Jaguar XE Roadster: A Hybrid In The Works?

It'll be at least two years before the Jaguar XE roadster makes its debut, but here at TCC, many of us are already giddy with anticipation. That's partially because, hey... read more June 15, 2009 by  0


 
Ford Capri, reimagined

Ford Is Goin' Back To Capri. Maybe.

When you say "Capri" to a Ford fan, you're apt to get a mixed reaction. What started half a century ago as a Lincoln model--and a very sweet cruising machine--gradually... read more May 28, 2009 by  3


 
Nissan Murano convertible rendering detail

Rumor Mill: Nissan Murano Drop-Top Dropping in 2010

Sometimes, the car industry is a strange and magnificent place, full of rainbows and unicorns and sweet, sweet rides. Other times, it's confusing as all get out. This is one... read more May 14, 2009 by  0


 
Tesla logo

Tesla Punks Us Again. Maybe.

A few weeks back, we suggested that Tesla's Elon Musk is not real-crazy, just pretend-crazy--not Howard Hughes, just an actor playing the role of the wacko messianic CEO in... read more May 13, 2009 by  2


 
Jaguar XJ, rendered by Theophilus Chin

Fan Fiction: Jaguar XJ Rendered

  Here's what we know about the new Jaguar XJ: It was teased at the Shanghai Auto Show with a dark, sexy video (see below). Said video only gave us an overhead view of the... read more May 11, 2009 by  2


 

 
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