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Vauxhall VXR8

Vauxhall VXR8 (nee Pontiac G8 GXP) Wins MPG Marathon

If you’re wondering how a big sedan powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine can win a competition focused on high mpg, here’s a quick explanation of the challenge itself. One of the challenges of the Fleet World MPG Marathon recognizes those drivers and their cars which record the greatest... read more

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2012 Nissan GT-R EGOIST

Nissan Follows Mazda And Adopts Ultra-High Tensile Steel

Just a day after Mazda announced that its new 2012 Mazda CX-5 would feature ultra-high tensile steel in its construction, Nissan has followed suit with an announcement that... read more October 5, 2011 by


 
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Avengers Movie Acura Concept Points The Way Towards New NSX: Report

Last month a mysterious Acura concept sporting a similar shape to the mid-engine Audi R8 supercar was spotted on the set of the upcoming The Avengers movie. In the movie, the... read more October 5, 2011 by


 
BMW X6 ActiveHybrid

GM And BMW To Partner On Green Tech?

With auto giants Ford and Toyota recently announcing a partnership for the development of a new rear-wheel drive hybrid module that will ensure their respective SUV and... read more October 4, 2011 by


 
2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro

Front-Wheel Drive Audi A8 Goes On Sale In Europe

For many, especially in the U.S., rear-wheel drive and luxury cars go hand in hand. However, elsewhere in the world, luxury buyers are happy to drive full-size cars with... read more October 3, 2011 by


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Promises Model S 'Sport' Capable Of 0-60 MPH In Under 4.5 Seconds

The 2012 Tesla Model S electric sedan is on track for a market debut in the middle of next year, although the production version of the car is scheduled to be revealed at the... read more October 2, 2011 by


 
2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus Ethos Minicar Headed To U.S. In 2013?

Lotus surprised many at the 2010 Paris Auto Show by unveiling a range of new sports car concepts, all of which, at the time, were claimed to be headed for production. But... read more September 28, 2011 by


 
2011 Volvo S80

Looking For Better Fuel Economy, Volvo Downsizes To Four Cylinder Engines

Over the next ten years, Swedish automaker Volvo will abandon all five- and six-cylinder engines in favor of more fuel-efficient three- and four-cylinder engines. The move... read more September 22, 2011 by


 
Urbee Hybrid

Urbee 3D Printed Car Makes First Appearance In Canada

It may not be fast and it may not even be pretty, but the Urbee car is important for other reasons. The potential for 166 mpg is clearly a number to raise eyebrows. Using a... read more September 22, 2011 by


 
Maxximus LNG supercar

Million-Dollar Liquid Natural Gas Car Planned (Video)

Specialty car manufacturer Maxximus is in the process of building a $1,000,000 super sports car that runs on liquid natural gas (LNG), something we’ve usually seen on... read more September 21, 2011 by


 
GreenSight City online Facebook game

GreenSight City: Daimler's Green Sim City Coming To Facebook

Urban planning games are nothing new - the seminal Sim City title has been around since 1989 and we've probably been playing it all that time. Facebook games are a more... read more September 19, 2011 by


 
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Infiniti Electric Sports Car Concept Headed To 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Infiniti has already confirmed that it will launch an electric luxury sedan based on Nissan Leaf underpinnings sometime in 2014, and released this teaser sketch along with... read more September 15, 2011 by


 
2013 Fisker Surf

2013 Fisker Surf Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Earlier this week, start-up automaker Fisker released the first preview details on its 2013 Surf hatchback. Now, thanks to the wonders of German organizational excellence and... read more September 14, 2011 by


 
Audi Urban Concept launch, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi Urban Concept Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

On the eve of the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi has pulled the wraps of its new Urban Concept and in the process reaffirmed the automaker’s intention to provide future... read more September 11, 2011 by


 
2011 Frankfurt Auto Show logo

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

Summer is officially over, and those of us lucky to have had some time off are most likely back at the office now. However, with the end of summer also comes the first major... read more September 10, 2011 by


 
2011 Audi A2 Concept

2011 Audi A2 Concept: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

There’s a new Audi model coming that will be positioned between the entry-level A1 and A3 Hatchback and soon-to-be released A3 Sedan, and now we have our first tangible... read more September 7, 2011 by


 
 

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