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Video: Taylor Swift Complains About Your Parents' Driving
Video: Taylor Swift Complains About Your Parents' Driving

Apart from her music, we don't have anything against Taylor Swift. In fact, we felt pretty bad about that whole VMA thing with Kanye and Beyonce and the Henny and the internet meme that just wouldn't die. However, after seeing Taylor on Saturday Night Live last weekend, we're beginning to wonder if...Read More»

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AdWatch: Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate Ad Goes Off-Track

There are lots of things you could say about Mercedes-Benz's new ad for the E-Class Estate. The first thoughts to cross our minds were, "Wow, that's a nice slot-car track" and "Wow, that voiceover is a great example of German efficiency -- but not in the good way". Sadly, the one thing none of us...Read More»

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Holiday Preparations: Know The Rules Of Shotgun

It feels like summer just ended, but another round of mini-vacations lies just around the corner. Holiday road trips aren't usually as fun as the summertime variety, since they typically involve moms, dads, and eggnog-scented aunts, but a few precautions will make them slightly more enjoyable. We...Read More»

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WTF: Renault, L'Oreal Create First-Ever 'Spa' Concept Car

The ZOE Z.E. concept car stems from a curious collaboration between French automaker Renault and luxury skincare company Biotherm (a division of L'Oreal). The ZOE Z.E. offers the usual complement of EV conceptual goodness -- it's battery-powered, boasts zero-emissions, is quickly rechargeable, and...Read More»

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NHTSA Chastises Toyota, New Saab Coming, Safe Traffic: Today At High Gear Media

Toyota's floor mat safety issue is rapidly turning into a public spectacle, as the NHTSA yesterday said statements made in a letter to customers about the floor mats were "inaccurate and misleading." The worst part? The NHTSA says the letter was inaccurate and misleading about the existence of...Read More»

Chrysler's Future, Toyota Profit, Leno Camaro: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Chrysler's Future, Toyota Profit, Leno Camaro: Today At High Gear Media

Chrysler's 7-hour press conference yesterday to announce its five-year product plan yielded many interesting tidbits, and even a few surprises, all of which we've broken into brands and put in plain English in our coverage at the link below. But that's not all that's happened over the past 24...Read More»

Spy Shots Galore, Chrysler Logo, NMS Preview: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Spy Shots Galore, Chrysler Logo, NMS Preview: Today At High Gear Media

Today at High Gear Media we've got a flotilla of spy shots coming by way of Motor Authority, with the latest from BMW and Mercedes-Benz plus news of GM's decision to keep Opel, Kia's entry into U.S. motorsports, a full-detail gallery of the new Aston Martin Rapide and crash test video the Mercedes...Read More»

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Extreme Tailgating With The Scion Kogi xD From MV Designs

Looking for something out-of-the-ordinary to wow your fellow tailgaters? You could go the obvious route with an impressively oversized SUV, but really, where's the fun in that? Far more interesting is this sweet ride from MV Designs, which crams everything you need for beers and brats into a...Read More»

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Accord Crosstour, Subaru Track Wagon, Celebs On Bikes: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Honda's Accord Crosstour crossover is on the streets and being reviewed by the likes of our own John Voelcker. The verdict so far? Aside from being a bit pricey, and shy from its vicious...Read More»

Ford Profit, Ferrari World, Panamera Sales: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Ford Profit, Ferrari World, Panamera Sales: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Today we have a slew of news from all over the spectrum: green to muscle, motorsport to amusement park. In fact, the last two are one in the same: the new Ferrari World theme park in Abu...Read More»

Chrysler TV, $24K Clunkers, A-Team Returns: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Chrysler TV, $24K Clunkers, A-Team Returns: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Today's news roundup has something for everyone at our four expert sites: celebriphiles will¬† welcome news of Pam Anderson's Mercedes-Benz and the return of the A-Team, while greenies...Read More»

SLS AMG First Drive, Ford Hot Rod, Cruze Delayed: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
SLS AMG First Drive, Ford Hot Rod, Cruze Delayed: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Two big product decisions broke over the last 24 hours: Acura decided to bring the TSX Sport Wagon to the United States by late 2010 as a 2011 model; and Chevrolet revealed that it would...Read More»

Prius Coupe, Pitt Bails And Genesis R-Spec: Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Prius Coupe, Pitt Bails And Genesis R-Spec: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page The world can breathe easy: Brad Pitt is safe. The concern arose over the weekend when Pitt crashed his motorcycle--a rough lay-down might be more accurate--but apparently got away...Read More»

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Honda Goes Greener, Porsche 'Ring Time, Saturn Says 'Bye': Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Today's news runs the gamut from weird to poignant, with a good mixture of the range between. Kicking the day off on an odd note, we have a BMW X5 driver that's decided to go monster...Read More»

We Drive The 2010 VW Golf, Krom Goes Rogue And More Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
We Drive The 2010 VW Golf, Krom Goes Rogue And More Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Fresh from the official release event for the 2010 Volkswagen Golf, we have a first drive report on the GTI, Golf and TDI models from executive editor Marty Padgett. Nissan has decided to...Read More»

No Dedicated Hybrid Nissans, A BMW Preview And Sporty Green Hondas Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
No Dedicated Hybrid Nissans, A BMW Preview And Sporty Green Hondas Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Honda says it's considering construction of a "green" sports car, while on the flip side, Nissan says it's not going to build and Prius-like dedicated hybrids. Another tuner Camaro--this...Read More»

Save $42K On A Tesla, Ford Seeking Social Fusion And More Today At High Gear Media post thumbnail
Save $42K On A Tesla, Ford Seeking Social Fusion And More Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Social media is digging its hooks into the tender car segment, with Ford launching its new Fusion41 campaign to follow up on the Fiesta Movement. Chevrolet is getting in on the action too...Read More»

Seasonal Fare: Cal Auto Museum's 'Hearses: The Last Rides' post thumbnail
Seasonal Fare: Cal Auto Museum's 'Hearses: The Last Rides'

In case you haven't been paying attention, next week is Halloween. To celebrate, many people will go trick-or-treating, visit haunted houses, or throw costume parties, but gearheads have a better option:¬† motoring over to the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento for its "Hearses: The Last...Read More»

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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»

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