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Ford Recognizes Two Million Installations Of Sync
Ford Recognizes Two Million Installations Of Sync

Just ten months after Ford had reached one million installations of its Sync connectivity interface, it’s already at the two-million mark, which puts it way ahead of any other automaker for factory-installed Bluetooth and hands-free devices. Ford has found that, at auction, two-year-old used...Read More»

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Parents: 'Cell Cease' App Prevents Your Kids From Texting And Driving

Given all the news about distracted driving -- especially the problem of teens and their tendency to text behind the wheel -- it was only a matter of time before someone came out with a solution. And now, as they say, there's an app for that: Cell Cease. Cell Cease uses the GPS built into many...Read More»

2011 Porsche Cayenne
2011 Porsche Cayenne: First Official Details, Before Geneva Debut

Porsche has released much more information about its next-generation Cayenne SUV, which will make its initial debut in Geneva next week, then be shown at the New York Auto Show about a month later. A new full hybrid Cayenne Hybrid S model, along with major weight savings and improved fuel economy...Read More»

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2011 Cayenne Hybrid Will Be Porsche's Most Fuel-Efficient Ride

The 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is to be unveiled at this year's Geneva Motor Show, and if early reports are accurate, it will debut as the company's most fuel-efficient model. The powertrain pairs a nickel-metal hydride battery pack with a 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 engine (purloined from...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Aveo (RS Concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show)
Chevy Aveo RS, Playboy Top 10 And Saab Struggles On: Today At High Gear Media

The 2010 Detroit Auto Show is picking up speed as we near its start next week and the big reveal today is Chevy's Aveo RS. The sporty, show-worthy hatch is actually a preview of the tamer standard Aveo that's soon to hit production, but even with the show-car trappings, it's clear Chevrolet has hit...Read More»

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson
Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC's Top Gear television show is an endless source of entertainment, debate, and amusement for car fans all over the world. As is its tall, acerbic, and frequently profane host, Jeremy Clarkson. Just a brief browse through his columns will prove the point. It's important to remember that Top...Read More»

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Schumacher Back In F1?, 9ff Building World’s Fastest Car: Today’s Car News

Could it be true? German media is reporting that Michael Schumacher has already agreed to a deal with the newly established Mercedes GP for next year’s F1 season. His partner will be Nico Rosberg and the new deal could be announced as early as this week. [AutoExpress] Engineers at 9ff have...Read More»

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Porsche Offers Lithium-Ion Battery, But Only For Starting

Lithium-ion batteries are part of the path to the Promised Land of electric vehicles. The all-electric 2009 Tesla Roadster was the first sports car to run on lithium cells, and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 was the first hybrid electric vehicle to feature them. Now Porsche has joined in, offering a...Read More»

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Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Survey Sees Gains For Detroit

A couple of weeks ago, Nelson Ireson reported on Consumer Reports' latest Reliability Survey, which put Ford and Lincoln at the head of the reliability pack. Now Consumer Reports has more good news for Big Three automakers thanks to its new Auto Survey, which places several American autos on the...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo in desert camouflage, from CrankAndPiston.com
Today's Heinous Car Pic: Porsche Panamera in Camouflage

Oh, the humanity. Designed by Alberto Lou at Foilacar for a customer in Dubai who obviously has very clear ideas about what he wants, this 2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo makes a statement that you can't possibly miss. Unless you're looking down from a satellite. Or perhaps even then. But say what you...Read More»

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (For A Porsche Panamera)

Fact: we have not been especially kind to the Porsche Panamera. We've bashed its design, we've criticized it for watering down the Porsche lineup, and we've reveled in its imminent demise. Now that the first delivery of Panameras to the U.S. has been delayed for reasons unknown, you might expect us...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Audi A8 Reveal In Miami, Rumored Ferrari 599 GTO: Today’s Car News

The all-new 2011 Audi A8 isn’t set to go on sale until late next year but the car is set for a public reveal at the end of this month. Audi has confirmed the car will make an appearance on November 30 at the Design Miami art and design exhibition. [Edmunds] In the same vein as the F430...Read More»

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, New Viper Due In 2012: Today’s Car News

Porsche has launched a lighter and more powerful version of the Boxster, which it plans to debut next month at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. The third addition to the Boxster lineup, the new car is called the Spyder and will on sale in February 2010 with a starting price of $61,200. [Motor...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
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»

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Windows 7 Has Desktop Themes From Infiniti, Porsche, Ferrari

Microsoft has lost face in recent years -- both in court and in the marketplace -- but with the release of Windows 7, the folks from Redmond are working hard to restore the company's stature. One of the ways they're doing that is via strategic partnerships, including some targeted directly at auto...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Genesis Couope 2.0T R-Spec
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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Preview: 2012 Porsche Lineup

Porsche is planning to revitalize its entire lineup within the next couple of years, with seven new models, including some new faces, reportedly in the works. Things must be very busy within the walls of Porsche’s Stuttgart headquarters, according to Autocar, which is reporting that the seven...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
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»

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Volkswagen Ups Its Stake In Porsche To 49.9%

Mergers and acquisitions are a hot topic this week, so we'd be remiss if we didn't mention that Volkswagen has ramped up plans to buy out its sporty sister, Porsche. You might recall that VW's takeover is rolling out in stages; during the first phase, VW had planned to purchase a 42% stake in...Read More»

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