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Follow High Gear Media at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show
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»

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»

2010 Audi A3 TDI named Green Car of the Year, 2009 LA Auto Show
Green Diesel, Lutz Shakeup And L.A. Wrap-Up: Today At High Gear Media

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show's press days are over and all that's new in the world of cars is known, at least for the moment. We have it all in the links below, but there's more than just shiny concepts to talk about. General Motors, for instance, put on a show of its own starting the evening...Read More»

Patrick Dempsey with 2011 Mazda2
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Best In Show

The 2009 Los Angeles auto show is over--for the press, at least. In the shadow of continual turmoil at GM, the show fielded a few important new production vehicle introductions, but not a lot more. The lightweight proof? The second press day, where more than half of the gathered journalists had...Read More»

Audi A3 TDI
L.A. Auto Show: 2010 Audi A3 TDI Earns Green Car Of The Year

The 2010 Audi A3 TDI has been dubbed Green Car of the Year, making it the second time in a row that a clean diesel vehicle has taken the honor. (Last year's winner? The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI.) Ron Cogan -- editor of Green Car Journal, which presented the award yesterday at the L.A. Auto Show --...Read More»

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show GM Car Hero
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage

It's not quite the glamorous Staples Center--home to the Grammys and a certain celebrity endpoint this year--but just next door to the tabernacle of music sits the Los Angeles Convention Center. The convention center's the next roosting spot for the car world, as the industry sets down next month...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Hyundai Sonata: First Look

• What is it?: The next generation of Hyundai's mid-size family sedan • The basics: Exceptional styling, and a hybrid version in the works • On sale: Summer 2010, with a public showing at the Detroit Auto Show • Price: $20,000 (est.) The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is making its world debut today...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna
2011 Toyota Sienna: First Look

Toyota is taking the wraps off the 2011 Sienna today at the 2009 Los Angeles auto show. The Japanese automaker says its third-generation minivan is becoming more carlike than ever.  With front- or all-wheel drive, and a choice of  four- or six-cylinder engine and in seven- or eight-passenger...Read More»

2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition

You have to give Land Rover credit: the company knows its target market. Seriously, what better place to debut the 2010 Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition than in California, at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show? The Autobiography bears many similarities to its Range Rover Sport kin --...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M
L.A. Auto Show: 2011 Infiniti M Unveiling Today On Facebook

Yesterday's Facebook unveiling of the 2011 Audi A8 caused a buzz in the auto media, but we're not entirely sure that Audi's gamble paid off. At the moment, there aren't any photos or video of the sedan on the A8 fan page and just 61 comments -- only four of which were posted after the reveal. (Fave...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Preview: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

• What is it? A global compact sedan refined for America • The basics: Naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-cylinder engines • On sale: Q3 2010, with a public showing at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show • Price: $19,000 (est.) The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact car promises...Read More»

Mercedes SPLITVIEW
Mercedes-Benz Launching Splitview Technology At L.A. Auto Show

Mercedes Benz today announced the availability of a new display technology that allows driver and passenger to see two totally separate programs from the same screen, at the same time. The technology has been around for a while but it’s only now making its North American debut, which is...Read More»

subaru impreza wrx sti spec c 003
Subaru To Debut Two New WRX Models At LA—One Racy, One Luxe

If you've browsed through any of the tuner magazines or fan sites and salivated over the WRX spec C that's on offer in Japanese domestic market (JDM) spec, you won't have to wait much longer for the real thing. Well, almost the real thing. Soon, the new 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
Preview: 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

• What is it? Cadillac’s answer to the BMW 3-Series and Audi A5 • The basics: Efficient V-6 power or sledgehammer V-8 • On sale: May 2010, with a public showing and more details at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show • Price: $40,000-plus (est.) The delayed two-door version...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Mercedes-Benz Planning Four Debuts For L.A. Auto Show

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a couple of weeks away and in its lead up we have new details about what Mercedes-Benz is planning for the event. The luxury automaker will have no less than four debuts, including the all-new SLS AMG. The 563 horsepower supercar is just about to go on sale in...Read More»

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