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2007 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Concept
2007 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Concept

Two months ago at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Porsche announced its plans for building a hybrid version of theCayenne sport-utility vehicle. Now, at the L.A. Auto Show, Porsche showed the concept for the vehicle, which is due to arrive before the end of this decade. To give the public an idea of what...Read More»

2007 Nissan Pivo 2 Concept
2007 Nissan Pivo 2 Concept

Two years after the debut of Nissan’s original Pivo concept — at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show — a second version has been unveiled. The first Pivo was something of a cult hit. Powered by advanced lithium-ion batteries, it featured a unique rotating cabin — meaning no reverse gear was required...Read More»

2007 Hyundai Veloster Concept
Hyundai Veloster For Real?

The Hyundai Veloster is one of the Frankfurt Motor Show’s more striking concept cars. But according to the company it’s not as outlandish as you might think and is a real production possibility. A spokesman for the Korea firm explained: “The Hyundai Tiburon will be replaced next year with a...Read More»

2007 Opel Flextreme Concept
2007 Opel Flextreme Concept

While there are more than enough muscle cars to go around at this year’s Frankfurt show, “green machines” are everywhere, as well. Nowhere was that more apparent than at the General Motors stand, where virtually every new product had an environmental spin, ranging from flex-fuel vehicles to a...Read More»

2007 Subaru WRC Concept
Subaru WRC Car Coming to Frankfurt

The biggest new model blitz in company history – that’s how Subaru is describing what will be on its stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show. One of the biggest draws will be the new Impreza WRX-based WRC Concept car. Described as an indication of future styling trends for a world rally car, it will...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Flint: Does Detroit Hate America?

GM, UAW Near Deal on Buyouts by Joseph Szczesny (3/19/2006)Deal could mean thousands move off Delphi's rosters. CAW Approves Camaro Changes by Joseph Szczesny (3/13/2006)Plant rules will enable Canadian factories to build Zetas, including Camaro. The current Detroit enthusiasm for global...Read More»

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Cost Cuts Squeeze SAE Show Again

Related Articles: Burns Ready for Dana Challenge by Joseph Szczesny (3/13/2004) Cost cutting and lost business fail to dismay former GM exec. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) meeting in Detroit last week reflected the continuing effort across the automobile industry to trim costs. Indeed...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Big Advice for GM's Small Cars

To: Ron Zarrella President General Motors North America Dear Ron, It would help if we talked about your plans before you pushed ahead. As it is this advice comes late, and you probably won’t like to hear it but: Your plans for a small car revival are fatally flawed. You have said GM will: Build a...Read More»

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