Today in Car News: Mahindra, Evora, and 2012 Honda Civic

August 20, 2010
2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

Hyundai's loss is once again GM's gain, as Chris Perry moves from southern California to Detroit to be Chevrolet's new brand marketing guru. Somehow we're familiar with this kind of poaching. [Detroit Free Press]

GM faces a rocky road as it tries to sell investors on its IPO, but it's courting money from all around the world. So maybe the rocky road is more like a bumpy flight. [Detroit News]

Even Toyota has questions about the data from its vehicular black boxes. Is their recall agita a trigger for NHTSA to set new standards? [Edmunds Auto Observer]

Could this be the 2012 Honda Civic? If it is, we'd like to get higher-res thumbnails, please. [eGMCarTech]

Mahindra finally has legal permission to sell its Indian-made trucks in America. Up in the air: does it make a good Ranger replacement? [PickupTrucks]

We're ready to drive the U.S.-bound Ford C-Max next month, but some antsy journos couldn't wait and drove the S-Max instead. Patience, grasshoppers. [Automobile]

We want it all, but maybe wondering where the Lotus Evora Hybrid is, is asking a bit much? [Gas 2.0]

Red-light cameras annoy us, and in one Texas town, they actually cause more accidents. [TTAC]

"Young, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life." Especially behind the wheel. [Jalopnik]

Finally, if you're in the Detroit area and love total gridlock, you'll want to check out the Woodward Dream Cruise. Otherwise, you'll want to scan the Webs for a nice digest of the action. Keep an eye peeled for rolling toilets on wheels. [Autoblog]

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