MINI Cooper Coupe, Tesla and Paul Revere: Today's Car News

June 6, 2011
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Model S Alpha build

The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe has seen the light--more details and photos are out today, and we have them. [MotorAuthority]

Four for 40: which compact family cars gets 40 miles per gallon or more? Four best sellers, it turns out. [FamilyCarGuide]

Is Chrysler developing an engine that can burn both gasoline and diesel fuel? [GreenCarReports]

With another $210 million in the bank, Tesla is ready to develop a Model X crossover to add to its future electric-car lineup. [GreenCarReports]

Meanwhile, the company is fleshing out its Model S sedan with new photos today showing a nip and tuck before an anticipated launch next year. [AllCarsElectric]

We're among the first to drive Volvo's V60 plug-in hybrid, and show you how it works in our latest video. [AllCarsElectric]

Grease star and Taxi driver Jeff Conaway escaped this earth last week, about the same time Greased Lightning did the same. [MotorAuthority]

Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour says President Obama is responsible for rising gas prices. But who's right? [TheCarConnection]

Last up today: Sarah Palin's interpretation of Paul Revere's ride makes us wonder what the patriot would drive today to warn them British. [SocialCarNews]

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