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General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale
General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale

In an effort to keep the wheels of (re)invention rolling, General Motors has released plans for a "72-Hour Sale", which starts today and runs through July 6. By our calculations, that's considerably longer than 72 hours, but we're going to give GM the benefit of the doubt and assume they mean...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
2010 GMC Terrain Priced

GMC says the 2010 Terrain crossover will start with a base price just below $25,000. Front-drive Terrains sticker t $24,995 including destination, while the all-wheel-drive edition starts from $26,745. Using a platform shared with the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, the GMC Terrain is set to slot into...Read More»

SUV sales in the crapper.
Shift Away From SUVs Seem Permanent -- Your Alternatives?

As fuel prices continue to edge up and the auto market remains soft, the sales decline of the traditional truck-based SUV looks to be  permanent. What are people driving instead? What should you consider if you're in the market? MSNBC reports that from their high-water mark in 2003, the percentage...Read More»

2009 Infiniti G37
Infiniti G37 Most Recommend To Friends—And Shoppers Listen

More owners of the Infiniti G37 would recommend it to a friend than owners of any other model. That’s according to data released earlier this month from the marketing research and consulting firm AutoPacific. For the first time this year, as part of its annual New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey, the...Read More»

Nielsen Online's Brand Advocacy Quotient car rankings
Nielsen Is Watching You. Possibly Right Now.

We may not always understand how Nielsen gets its survey data, but the results are usually pretty interesting. Case in point: Nielsen's online division--cleverly named Nielsen Online--and its new Brand Advocacy Quotient research. By collecting data from blogs (like this one!), message boards, fan...Read More»

Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept
12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may be readying for a new arrival, or ready to move out of a smaller car into one that’s more teen-friendly. Which family car...Read More»

Journalist Sarah Lacy, via Wired
Link Love From The Car Connection: $2.30 Summertime Gas, Plus Vids Of Maserati GranTurismo MC, Electric Racecars, And Crazy Lady Drivers

He said, she said-- Remember when Tesla's Elon Musk called that New York Times reporter "a douchebag...and an idiot"? Remember the journalist who was interviewing him at the time--how she sort of giggled her way through it? Well, Sarah Lacy's colleagues are calling foul on her. And still no one's...Read More»

Rental Car Rally
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes Sneak Peak, Rally For Rentals, And What Is Up With All These Pod Things?

  Looking for something fun to do this summer? How's about signing up for the annual Rental Car Rally, which will run this June from San Francisco to Yuma, Arizona. Clearly a race of a different sort, points are awarded for low odometer readings, team style, and "random tomfoolery" (e.g. getting...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
GMC Terrain Debuts In New York: But Can It Trump CR-V?

We wrote last weekend about GMC's 2010 Terrain small crossover, meant to do battle with the likes of the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. At 30 mpg highway with its base 2.4-liter four-cylinder, the Terrain trumps the former by 3 mpg highway, the latter by 2. We're especially interested to see how this...Read More»

2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid
2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid Unveiled

Last month, when we drove the new GMC Sierra Hybrid pickup truck, we heard something we didn’t expect. Turns out—says John Schwegman, of Chevrolet Truck Marketing—that the highest demand for the Two-Mode Hybrid system that GM fits to five different pickups and SUVs comes from buyers of the...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
2010 GMC Terrain Bows In New York With Class-Leading MPG

Today GMC announces the arrival of its new small crossover, the 2010 Terrain, which is debuting this week at the New York Auto Show. Using a platform shared with the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, the Terrain is set to slot into GMC’s lineup as the little brother to the successful Acadia full-size...Read More»

2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee RWD 4-door Laredo Air Vents
2009 New York Auto Show Coverage

Next week, the world's auto industry convenes on New York City's west side for the 2009 New York International Auto Show. You'll pardon them if they aren't too excited to make the trip. It's not because of Manhattan traffic or the inevitable 40-minute ground hold at LaGuardia. It's the gut-churning...Read More»

Mumbai bling
Link Love From The Car Connection: GMC Terrain Tweeted, Daimler Delivers, Plus Videos Of Hot Cabs And Cold Hearts

GMC Terrain in 140 characters -- Twitter has done something new: it's broken a press embargo. No one's supposed to know about the new GMC Terrain until April 5, but (self-described) GM "PR girl" Annalisa Bluhm tweeted yesterday that she'd be "reviewing GMC Terrain this AM - 5 passenger crossover w/...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro
Camaro Convertible Hits The Skids

  The Chevrolet Camaro isn't for everyone--that's been made abundantly clear in the comments from TCC's "First Drive" review. So depending on your perspective, you'll either do the Snoopy Dance or weep into your lunchtime sweet tea when you hear that GM has shelved plans to produce a convertible...Read More»

Caddy goes high-tech
Cadillac Hits The Info Superhighway With Wi-Fi

The party in the back of your pink Cadillac is about to get a lot more crowded. As of April 2009, Caddy buyers will have the option of tacking on a wi-fi adapter, allowing gramps, grandma, and all the kids to cruise the streets with their pals from Facebook, Twitter, and, of course...Read More»

Steve Rattner, via the New York Times
Steve Rattner To The Rescue

Yesterday was an important moment for domestic automakers: former investment banker and de facto head honcho of Obama's auto task force, Steve Rattner, had his first chat with the media. Reading through the reports, we have to admit that the guy makes a good impression. (Then again, he's got a...Read More»

The Orbitron by Ed *Big Daddy* Roth
Link Love From The Car Connection: BMW/Daimler Marriage Off, Workers Show GM The Love, And Grave-bound Gearheads Go In Style

Die-hard car fans eventually die -- In America, people occasionally get buried in their cars. In Benin, people occasionally get buried in car-shaped coffins. Gearheads are gearheads, wherever you go. Can we all just get along now? [BoingBoing] Monday morning mystery -- Way back in 1963, Ed "Big...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Traverse
Recall: GM Vehicles Could Roll, Hummer Gas Tanks Could Eject

Much as GM can't seem to halt the massive sales and profit nosedive being handed to it by the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, 277,000 GM vehicles, despite being placed in "park," could just keep on rolling. GM is recalling the vehicles, which include the Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR...Read More»

Ms. Mazda from the 2009 Moscow Motor Show
Link Love From The Car Connection: A Playmate's Mini Cooper, Eric Bana's Beast, And The Women Of Moscow Need Help

The A Train is hopping again -- Remember when we told you that Americans were driving less and causing fewer traffic snarls? Well, that might have something to do with the fact that more folks are riding buses, subways, ferries, and other forms of public transportation than they have in 52 years...Read More»

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