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Rumor: Toyota Launching Yaris-Based Subcompact Hybrid In 2011

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 hybrid system that's apparently less expensive than those found in Toyota's other hybrid vehicles, which should have a nice... read more

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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


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

Rumor: 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

We've shown you the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and driven it for you, too--but what about the potential for a smaller two-door Mercedes for the future? Motor Authority... read more May 20, 2009 by 0


 
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


 
2010 Porsche Panamera

Porsche Goes Down Easy

A couple of weeks ago at the Shanghai Motor Show, Porsche's head of sales and marketing, Klaus Berning, said that developing a new car for the 911 demographic would be... read more May 7, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI

Audi R8 Convertible Coming In 2011

The Audi R8 may not have the high profile that some sports cars enjoy, but it's certainly no slouch--especially in the looks department. That's why TCC was especially happy... read more May 1, 2009 by 0


 
Chrysler is sizzling

Chrysler Out Of The Frying Pan. That's Good, Right?

The last 24 hours have been big for Chrysler. The long and short of it appears to be that (a) the company will likely avoid bankruptcy court, and (b) its relationship with... read more April 28, 2009 by 3


 
2009 Toyota RAV4

In The Works: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota has set itself the nifty goal of bringing ten new hybrid models to market by 2012, and producing hybrid versions of all its vehicles by the year 2020.  Next in line... read more April 24, 2009 by 0


 
Porsche 928

Porsche 928 Reborn. Maybe.

Remember the Porsche 928--the V8 grand tourer that was killed of in 1995, mostly because of unmet sales benchmarks? It may not have achieved the level of popularity of, say... read more April 21, 2009 by 1


 
Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Coming To An Electrical Outlet Near You...Eventually

The electric vehicles are coming, y'all. In addition to the many "sure things" we've already mentioned--like the Chevy Volt, the Tesla Model S, and the Nissan EV we discussed... read more April 10, 2009 by 3


 

 
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