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2012 Honda CR-V Concept: A Preview Of The Next-Gen Compact Crossover
2012 Honda CR-V Concept: A Preview Of The Next-Gen Compact Crossover

It’s been five years since a major redesign of the popular Honda CR-V compact crossover, but if this glimpse of the 2012 Honda CR-V Concept is any indication of what’s in store later this year, the wait is finally over. Sure, there was a minor refresh in 2010, but that was just to tide...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Preview

When it comes to small crossovers, Honda has a certain recipe for success. Their CR-V compact crossover has been a huge hit for the automaker, so in refreshing it, Honda borrows a page from the Hippocratic oath: first, do no harm. As good as the current Honda CR-V is, today’s version is in...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Third Teaser Photo Of Luxury Family Crossover

Here it is, week number three of a “Power of 7” seven-week teaser photo campaign for the all-new, seven-passenger luxury family crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept. Previous teaser shots provided a glimpse of the front and rear of the JX Concept, while the latest gives a closer look...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Second Teaser Photo of Luxury Family Crossover

Dribbling out teaser photos of its all-new luxury crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept, the Japanese automaker is doing its best to ratchet up consumer interest in the seven-passenger family vehicle. While the first teaser shot previews the front of the JX Concept, the second, appearing...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
Future Family Cars: 2013 Infiniti JX Concept

Families looking for more choice in a luxury seven-passenger crossover only have until next spring to wait. That’s when the new 2013 Infiniti JX goes on sale. The automaker released the first real image of the luxury crossover today – timed to emphasize the vehicle’s...Read More»

Ford's inflatable seat belt
2013 Ford Flex, Lincoln Vehicles Next To Get Inflatable Belts

The inflatable seat belts that Ford (NYSE:F) introduced in the 2011 Explorer will be making their way into at least two more vehicles by next summer, the company said in a release. The 2013 Ford Flex will join the Explorer in offering the belts, which Ford says has been outfitted on about 40...Read More»

2010 Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept
Do Families Still Go To Auto Shows?

Back in the day -- translation, when I was a kid – my family couldn’t wait for the auto show season to come around. I'm from Michigan, home of the original Big Three (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler), and back then, the Detroit Auto Show was a must-see event that just about everyone...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon burnout, Michelin man
Today at High Gear Media: CTS-V Wagon, EVs, and Big Tickets

The Cadillac CTS-V Wagon has landed. Our first drive impressions? Well, if you have to ask...[MotorAuthority] If you're looking for the design cues being prepped on the next Mazda6, look no further than the Shinari concept. [MotorAuthority] What's the best way for a struggling brand to add some...Read More»

Interviewing Kyle Bazmore from Infiniti
Video: Interview With Infiniti's Kyle Bazemore At The 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Yesterday we had the opportunity to chat with Infiniti's Senior Product Communications Manager Kyle Bazemore at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. During the interview Kyle spoke about how the new M35h Hybrid is a luxury sports sedan that still achieves a respectable 30 MPG. Kyle also noted that the...Read More»

Joel Interviewing Scott Monty
Video: Interview With Ford's Scott Monty At The 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Yesterday we had the opportunity to chat with Ford's social media lead Scott Monty at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Scott is not only leading the charge when it comes to Ford's social media, but is also a recognized leader in the social media industry as a whole. During the interview Scott gives...Read More»

OK Go
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: OK Go Uses Range Rover Evoque For Awesomely Wacky Project

The Range Rover Evoque has added another name to its growing roster of celebrity endorsers: first there was Posh, then Juliette Lewis, and now, the hip, funny, thoroughly entertaining indie band OK Go. And in typical OK Go fashion, the band is (a) repurposing existing technology for their own...Read More»

2011 Dodge Charger R/T
High Gear Media Invades The 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Early this month we descended upon SEMA and brought you live coverage from the floor both on Twitter and Facebook. Just last week we brought you live pictures and juicy new information from the Hyundai Technical Center in Detroit. This week we will invade the Los Angeles Auto Show with the full...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
Follow High Gear Media at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Last week, SocialCarNews was the Twitter source for news at the JD Power Automotive Internet Round Table conference in Las Vegas. We brought you discussions live from the conference, just like we'll do next week at SEMA. You'll want to fire up your Twitter viewer in a couple of weeks, too. Auto...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Today at High Gear Media: Cadillac ATS, Chrysler Goes Green

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt makes its TV-ad debut tonight during the World Series. By the way, did you know it's American? So we hear. [PoliticsAndCars] Can you really get a deal on a car you really want? Lucky you, we've found five vehicles that have become a little more wheely-dealy lately...Read More»

Smart Fortwo Hello Kitty
Customize Your Smart Car With Hello Kitty Graphics

Hello Kitty just got her driver's license. The cute little feline cartoon is now driving a cute little Smart car. Okay, not driving -- decorating. Sanrio, Inc., the company behind the popular little global icon is partnering with the U.S. distributors of the Smart ForTwo. Hello Kitty lovers can can...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Eos
2012 Volkswagen Eos Surfaces Before L.A. Show Debut

The first photos and product details of the 2012 Volkswagen Eos have surfaced, a few weeks before its official debut at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show. The new hardtop convertible goes on sale early next year with moderate updates to its styling and its interior. The front end now wears the slimmer...Read More»

2011 Nissan Quest minivan teaser
2011 Nissan Quest: New Images, L.A. Show Debut Confirmed

The 2011 Nissan Quest isn't quite here -- we're looking toward a first drive early next year -- but today Nissan released these illustrations of the new minivan. This spring, we confirmed that the new minivan won't be radically different under the skin, as it is on the outside. Though Nissan's...Read More»

The (terrible) Chevy Volt dance from the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show
Chevy Volt Dance Video: Is ALL Publicity Good Publicity?

Yesterday, the Chevrolet Volt Dance hit the interwebs in a big way -- and rightly so. Because it is terrible. BIBLICALLY terrible. Like, no-wonder-Bob Lutz-got-moved-around terrible. We thought briefly about praising it as the best indie film in recent months and Avatar's stiffest competition for...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Tucson
First Drive: 2010 Hyundai Tucson

  • What is it? The latest generation of Hyundai’s popular compact SUV • The basics: Front- and all-wheel drive plus four-cylinder power • On sale: Early next year • Price: Less than $20,000 (est.) Hyundai only updated its Tucson compact SUV last year with a new four-cylinder engine but...Read More»

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