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2014 MINI Cooper Preview
2014 MINI Cooper Preview

The 2014 MINI Cooper, the third generation of BMW’s modern take on the classic Issigonis design, has been revealed today ahead of its Los Angeles Auto Show debut on Wednesday and market launch in March 2014. Only this three-door 'Hardtop' variant is new for the 2014 model year. Other...Read More»

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Nissan Steps Further Into Wearable Tech & Takes On Google Glass (Video)

As we discussed yesterday, advances in technology are forcing companies to reevaluate the products they sell and, more importantly, the way they do business. Consider Tesla. Improvements in battery storage, charging technology, and the like have given this California upstart several advantages over...Read More»

Aptera 2e
Toyota Supra Returning, Aptera Shuts Down, Kurt Busch: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, gas prices could hit $9 in Nome, Alaska this winter and a Chinese bank is looking at buying Saab. Cadillac confirms the debut of the ATS at the Detroit Auto Show, and a Honda executive has been arrested. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

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Japan’s Design And Tech Prowess Remerge At Tokyo, As Trade Woes Worsen

By all accounts, 2011 has been a very hard year for the Japanese auto industry. With the natural disaster of the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami, as well as the Fukushima catastrophe and energy crisis that followed, muddled later in the year by supplier issues related to flooding in...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ Live Photos And Video: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Though many have found the production versions of the Subaru-Toyota joint sports coupe to be somewhat less thrilling than hoped, the 2013 Subaru BRZ is certainly the better of the two, aesthetically speaking. These live images show it carries the staged, studio-shot presence through to reality as...Read More»

Nissan President and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn
Nissan 'Not Intending To Play A Leadership Role In Hybrids'

Speaking of the Tokyo Motor Show, hybrid vehicles, and executive pronouncements, Nissan's head honcho, Carlos Ghosn, has made some interesting statements about Nissan's technology plans. Speaking from the exhibition floor, Ghosn said that Nissan doesn't want to be a big player in the hybrid market...Read More»

2009 Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept
Subaru Will Launch A Hybrid Vehicle By 2012

There hasn't been much groundbreaking news to emerge from the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, but the event has generated some intriguing statements from the handful of automakers in attendance. For example, Ikuo Mori, the president of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, the manufacturer of Subaru vehicles, noted...Read More»

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2009 Toyko Motor Show: Honda's EV-N Minicar Concept Video

The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show kicks off today, and even though the event will be much smaller than it's been in recent years, there's already some fun stuff on view. Take, for example, the Honda EV-N concept, a retro minicar with some very distinct styling features, as shown in the weirdly silent video...Read More»

2011 Lexus LF-A leak
Lexus LF-A, More Tokyo Unveilings And Camaro Crash Video Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page The news today is dominated by unveilings taking place at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The 2011 Lexus LF-A supercar is grabbing most of the headlines, thanks in part to its 200-mph-plus top...Read More»

2011 Lexus LFA
Preview: 2011 Lexus LFA

• What is it? Lexus’ first supercar and a genuine rival to Ferrari and Lamborghini • The basics: High-rev V-10 and rear-wheel drive fun • On sale: 2011 • Price: $375,000-plus (est.) The supercar that almost wasn’t, the 2011 Lexus LFA, has finally made its world debut at this month’s...Read More»

2009 Honda CR-Z concept car
Preview: 2011 Honda CR-Z

Honda plans to launch two new hybrid vehicles next year: a sporty coupe based on 2007’s CR-Z concept car and a hybrid version of the compact Fit. Both cars are due in the second half of next year and in the lead up to their arrival, Honda has previewed the sportier model with its latest...Read More»

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Honda Officially Considering Battery Electric Vehicle

Back in August, Viknesh Vijayenthiran reported on rumors that Honda would launch a zero-emission battery electric vehicle in the US by 2015. The vehicle in question was described as a lithium-ion battery-powered minicar, and there was some speculation that Honda would unveil a prototype at the...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept
2009 Tokyo Motor Show Coverage

The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show opens to the press this week--and if you think the Detroit auto show plays to the home crowd, consider the lineup of world debuts for Tokyo this year. They're all from Japan's car companies. Not a single mass-market brand outside the home market is staging an important...Read More»

Subaru SVX
More Audi A1 Details, Subaru SVX Redux: Today's Car News

While Subaru preps for a Tokyo Motor Show intro of its new coupe, there's word that its Hybrid Tourer concept is a thinly veiled future car along the lines of the old Subaru SVX. A car that needed replacing? We're not so sure. [AutoExpress] The Audi A1 won't simply be a hatchback when it's unveiled...Read More»

2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept
Toyota FT-86 Spied, GM Ramps Up Volt: Today At High Gear Media

We're ramping up for next week's 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, but today at High Gear Media there's more going on than the new Toyota-Subaru coupes and the upcoming Mitsu Lancer Evolution MR Touring. Here's a sample of what you'll find across the entire High Gear Media network right now: TheCarConnection...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Impala
Chevy Impala, Chrysler EVs, 2011 Mustang: Today at High Gear Media

What's up with the next Chevrolet Impala? Are Chrysler and Fiat building an electric car together? Why's the $70,000 Audi Allroad a better bet than the current Q5 crossover? And what's the latest on the 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle? Today at High Gear Media, we've got answers for you. Consumers and...Read More»

2009 Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept
New Details For 2009 Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept

If you thought the 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was going to be the only new gullwing unveiled this year then you'd be wrong. Subaru is also planning to unveil a new gullwing, although the Japanese automaker’s version is a new concept car that's set to star at next month’s 2009 Tokyo...Read More»

2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept
And Now, Subaru's Take On The 'Toyobaru' Experiment

It's no secret that Toyota and Subaru have been collaborating on a new coupe for some time. In fact, we've mentioned the mythical "Toyobaru" on numerous occasions, and even hazarded a guess that Toyota's version of the lovechild might fill the gap left by the long-lost Celica. On Tuesday, Marty...Read More»

2009 Nissan Land Glider leaning EV concept
Leaning Nissan Land Glider EV Concept Headed to 2009 Tokyo Show

Proving that city cars don't have to be sleepy little streamlined dice, the Nissan Land Glider EV concept being prepped for the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show ties together easy maneuverability and parking with a sense of excitement behind the wheel, despite being piloted by a surprisingly sedate woman in...Read More»

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