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Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the Toyota Prius ran away with shoppers' hearts (and wallets), ultimately delivering a death blow to the Honda Insight. Now... read more

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2011 Jeep Patriot

Report: Jeep Working On A New Compact Crossover/SUV

Just yesterday we chased up rumors of a diesel-powered Wrangler for the U.S., and today, the Jeep whispers are circulating again, this time with a compact B-segment crossover... read more March 4, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen, Alfa Romeo logos

Rumor: Volkswagen Wants To Purchase Alfa Romeo

According to an article in Germany's Automobilwoche, the Volkswagen Group wants to bring another child into its already-crowded family of brands: Alfa Romeo. Citing an... read more August 23, 2010 by 


 
Tim Cook

Rumor: GM Eyeing Apple Exec For Its New CEO?

On Christmas Eve, we reported that General Motors had just hired Microsoft CFO Chris Liddell to be its new chief financial officer, and that he was rumored to be in the... read more January 4, 2010 by  11


 
2010 Mazda RX-8

Rumor: Mazda To Re-Launch RX-7, Retire RX-8

Folks of a certain age will no doubt recall the snazzy Mazda RX-7. In the early 1980s, while Van Halen fans were cruising the strip in Trans-Ams and Firebirds, their equally... read more December 28, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

Rumor: Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake?

In America, station wagons began falling from favor in the late 1970s, when vans and, subsequently, SUVs became the preferred family ride. Today, however,  there appears to... read more December 23, 2009 by  1


 
Lancia Delta

Rumor: Chrysler To Unveil Lancia-Derived Model At NAIAS

Chrysler is in a tough spot these days: not only is the company still recovering from bankruptcy and adjusting to the habits of its new lifepartner, Fiat, but Chrysler is... read more December 22, 2009 by  5


 
2009 MINI Roadster Concept

Rumor: MINI Coupe, Roadster To Roll Out In October 2010

The MINI Coupe and MINI Roadster concepts generated loads of buzz at the Frankfurt and Los Angeles auto shows, and today, there's cause for even more excitement: rumor has it... read more December 7, 2009 by 


 
Saab 9-3

Upcoming Concept Vehicle Will 'Define The New Saab'

The good news for Saab keeps on rolling: last month, we mentioned that the company's sale to Koenigsegg was looking like a done deal (thanks to a €400 million loan from the... read more November 6, 2009 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata South Korean model shown

Rumor: Hyundai Developing Telematics To Rival OnStar, Sync

Rumor has it that Hyundai is working on its own telematics system to rival GM's OnStar and Ford's Microsoft Sync. The news comes via a memo from Hyundai's manager of brand... read more November 3, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volvo C30 R-Design

Rumor: Volvo Talks Between Ford And Geely Hit A Speed Bump

A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Crown -- a consortium of American investors led by former auto industry executives -- is making a play for Volvo. The group's bid for... read more October 21, 2009 by  4


 
2009 fiat 500 convertible 500c 2 020

Chrysler And Fiat Are Building An Electric Car

Chrysler board member Alfredo Altavilla has informed the press that Chrysler and Fiat are working on an electric car. Although he didn't provide specifics, Altavilla did say... read more October 12, 2009 by  1


 
2011 porsche panamera cabrio preview 001 2

Persistent Rumor: Porsche Panamera Convertible In The Works

Porsche's new overlords may be planning to let the new Panamera die a slow and painful death -- but not, apparently, before wringing every possible variant from the... read more October 9, 2009 by  1


 
BMW '0-Series' from CAR magazine [via Jalopnik]

BMW To Launch '0-Series' In 2013, Based On MINI Platform

If you were surprised by BMW's plans to revive the Isetta brand, this may fully blow your mind: the company is planning a new series of BMW vehicles called the "0-Series"... read more October 7, 2009 by  2


 
Porsche logo

Surprise, Surprise: Porsche Developing An Electric Sportscar

You might have missed it, but Porsche's new president and CEO, Michael Macht, announced yesterday that Porsche is planning to introduce an electric sports car. On second... read more September 16, 2009 by  1


 
MINI Crossover concept

BMW News: MINI Crossover Delayed, Isetta Based On Toyota iQ?

There's been a lot of chatter about the MINI Roadster (also known as the MINI Speedster) which is set to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in just a couple of weeks. That's... read more August 31, 2009 by 


 
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