Titan Lives, California Crashes, Prius Wagon Preview: Today At High Gear Media

November 17, 2009
2010 Nissan Titan

2010 Nissan Titan

Toyota Prius Plug-In Wagon, from BestCar via Woody's Car Site

Toyota Prius Plug-In Wagon, from BestCar via Woody's Car Site

It's a busy day for spy shots at previews at Motor Authority with the next BMW X5 facelift, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lexus's 2010 GX 460 and the 2012 BMW 1-Series all caught on camera or render farm. That's not all that's going on, though: there's plent of Ferrari California off-track excursions and on-road accidents caugt on video, too.

TheCarConnection sees a lot of interesting new product news, too, with Chrysler planning to bring the Fiat Doblo to the U.S. to battle Ford's Transit Connect compact van, and a front-wheel-drive hybrid Impala on the docket at Chevy. New side-pole crash test ratings from 2011 will make things even harder to get five stars from the NHTSA, and Bengt Halvorson talks about what that means for you.

Looking to GreenCarReports, we get what may be the first comprehensive roundup on the next member of the Toyota Prius family, a lithium-ion wagon hybrid. CelebsAndCars brings us a bit of green-friendly paparazzi action with shots of Orlando Bloom at the pump with his Audi Q7 TDI.

Finally, around the High Gear Media network of sites we have an even broader range of car news and posts, including FamilyCarGuide's suggestions on the five best--and worst--cars for family road trips as the holidays draw near, CamaroBlog looks at the Camaro's sales and its new options for 2011, while AllCarsElectric peeks into EEStor's progress on its capacitor-based energy storage system and asks if the Brammo electric motorcycle will help lead the EV charge.

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Side Pole Crash-Test Part Of Tougher NHTSA Ratings For 2011
Chrysler Expands Its Ram Fleet With Fiat Doblo Compact Van
Front-Wheel Drive And Hybrid Planned For Next Chevrolet Impala
Ghosn: Nissan Titan Will Survive Without Chrysler Help
2010 Lotus Evora Priced To Start From $73,500
TLC's 'Family Armor' Goes Inside Texas Armoring Corporation
Aptera Ousts Founders Steve Fambro And Chris Anthony
GM’s Post Bankruptcy Results, New Mercedes-Benz Mbrace: Today’s Car News

Spy Shots: 2010 BMW X5 Facelift
Rendered: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe
2010 Lexus GX 460 Confirmed For Guangzhou Auto Show
Spy Shots: 2012 BMW 1-Series
Ferrari California Crashed On The Streets Of Sofia, Bulgaria
Mercedes-Benz Considering Bringing Small Cars To U.S. By 2012
Report: Lutz Says Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon Is A Go!

Audi Uses Social Media To Shape Los Angeles Design Challenge Entries
Ferrari CEO Beaches California At Exhibition

2011 Toyota Prius Station Wagon To Feature Lithium-Ion Battery
BMW's Other Hybrid: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Sedan

Orlando Bloom Surprises Us With An Audi Q7 TDI

From around the High Gear Media network
5 Best Cars for Long Family Holiday Road Trips
5 Worst Cars for Holiday Road Trips
2011 Chevrolet Camaro gets Two New Colors, Hydro Blue & Olympic White
October 2009 Chevrolet Camaro Sales Figures Released
Brammo Electric Motorcycle May Be First Real Test Of EV Acceptance
The Fiat Chrysler Alternative Propulsion Shake Up Extends Beyond ENVI
Aptera Facing Financial Woes and Internal Shake Up
And Then There Were Three (Names For the Chevy Volt's Signature Paint Color)
Is EEStor Expanding its Facility?


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