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2012

 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla To Begin DOE Loan Repayment In December

If you’re used to nothing but doom and gloom surrounding new electric car start-ups, here’s a rare bit of good news: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has advised shareholders that deliveries of the Model S sedan will begin in June, one month ahead of schedule. Perhaps even better news is that Tesla... read more

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Giles Taylor explains the Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II

Rolls-Royce Explains The Phantom Series II: Video

Rolls-Royce buyers don’t like change, yet every product has to evolve to stay current. When dealing with a product like Rolls-Royce’s flagship Phantom, the trick... read more May 9, 2012 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin Aero

Mission To Save The Last Saab 9-3 Is A Success

Last week we brought you details about a plan to save what could potentially be the last Saab 9-3 ever built. The plan, organized by a group of Saab loyalists at SaabsUnited... read more May 9, 2012 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Karma Blamed For Fire At Houston Home

A Fisker Karma range-extended electric car is being blamed for a fire that occurred last week at a home in Fort Bend County, part of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown... read more May 9, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW 3-Series sedan

2012 BMW 3-Series Models Recalled For Head Restraint Issue

BMW has announced the recall of 7,600 model year 2012 3-Series models, built between October 19, 2011 and March 18, 2012. At issue is compliance with federal safety standards... read more May 8, 2012 by 


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Production 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Unveiled

Though just 2,600 RAV4 EVs will be sold over the next three years, the vehicle's unveiling today at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles marks an important milestone... read more May 7, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW Z4 sDrive28i

BMW Working On Harder-Edged Z4 Replacement: Report

Make a list of the world’s best-handling roadsters, and what would be on it? The Porsche Boxster, without a doubt, and likely the Honda S2000 (even though it’s no... read more May 7, 2012 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma To Tackle Inaugural Bodensee-Elektrik Rallye

The Fisker Karma range-extended electric sedan will be racing through the Alps in the inaugural Bodensee-Elektrik Rallye, which commences today and travels across some of... read more May 4, 2012 by 


 
The Camaro ZL1 puts some heat in its tires

The Stock Chevy Camaro ZL1 Runs The Quarter Mile In The 11s: Video

The list of cars that can run the quarter mile in under 12 seconds right off the showroom floor is a short one, populated by cars like the Nissan GT-R, the Ferrari 458 Italia... read more May 4, 2012 by 


 
Jaguar XJ Sport And Speed Nürburgring Taxi

Jaguar XJ Sport And Speed Nürburgring Taxi Service Launched

The BMW Ring Taxi recently got an update to the F10 M5, but now a new car is offering rides around the Green Hell: the Jaguar XJ. Outfitted with the Sport and Speed Pack... read more May 4, 2012 by 


 
BMW's latest M Performance accessories for 3 and 5 Series sedans.

BMW Announces M Performance Bits For 3 And 5 Series Sedans

In years past, upgrading a car for better performance usually meant going to the aftermarket for lighter wheels, bigger brakes, enhanced aerodynamics and additional... read more May 4, 2012 by 


 
The Franca Sozzani styled MINI Roadster, prepared for Life Ball 2012

MINI Supports 2012 Life Ball With New One-Off Designer Roadster

Since 2001, MINI has partnered with the Life Ball, an annual charity event that raises money to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS. Via the donation of 10 designer-prepared... read more May 2, 2012 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin Aero

Mission To Save The Last Saab 9-3 Likely Ever Built

With Saab officially bankrupt and receivers now looking for bids on any remaining assets, activity at the automaker’s main facilities in Sweden is winding down and the... read more May 2, 2012 by 


 
2012 Jaguar XJ Ultimate Edition

Jaguar Shows Off Its XJ Ultimate Edition: Video

If you’ve never driven a current Jaguar XJ sedan, trust us: it’s a perfectly satisfying luxury ride. No, it’s not up there with Bentley or Rolls-Royce, but... read more May 1, 2012 by 


 
BMW's ad for its lane departure warning system.

Sometimes Your Head's Just Not In The Right Place: Video

We’ll warn you in advance that the video below is NSFW, courtesy of a pair of bared female buttocks about seven seconds in. It’s tasteful nudity, but if that kind... read more May 1, 2012 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Ferrari Celebrates 8 Million Facebook Fans With 458 Italia: Video

The passion for the Prancing Horse has reached new heights, with Ferarri’s tally of Facebook fans passing the 8-million mark this week. In celebration of this... read more May 1, 2012 by 


 
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