BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?

BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?

The "halo car." It's a term that gets thrown around almost as much as "supercar"--to the point that it has lost a lot of its meaning. But BMW may be looking to breathe some life back into the concept with a car being called the Z Spyder Stradale. Attributed to BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer and aiming... read more

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2011 Lexus CT200h

Interactive 2011 Lexus CT200h 'Dark Ride' Movie Launched

We've been perplexed by Lexus' "dark side of green" motif for the 2011 CT 200h ever since it was unveiled at the New York Auto Show this year, and even after getting a look... read more May 14, 2010 by 

2010 Lexus HS 250h

Surprise, Surprise: 2010 Lexus HS 250h Not Selling So Well

We've been curious as to what exactly Lexus was thinking ever since we first saw the 2010 Lexus HS 250h, and drive reports, like those from our own John Voelcker at... read more May 5, 2010 by 

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Video: Track Testing Reveals Weaknesses In Automotive X PRIZE Cars

Super-streamlined, often three-wheeled and impeccably green, the cars battling it out at Michigan International Speedway for the Automotive X PRIZE win are chock full of... read more May 4, 2010 by 

Aptera 2e

Automotive X PRIZE Track Testing Begins This Week

We've been following the Automotive X PRIZE for over a year now, and it's finally getting to the cars-on-course phase, pitting 28 teams against each other on the track to... read more April 26, 2010 by 

Sheryl Crow loves BlueTEC

Mercedes-Benz Gets All Name-Droppy (We Know: SHOCKING)

We get weird things in the mail: love letters, bomb threats, talcum powder that's pretending to be anthrax, except it smells like diaper rash, so, you know, FAIL. We also get... read more April 26, 2010 by 

Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Secures $529 Million Loan From DOE For Karma Production

Fisker's sleek and sporty Karma plug-in hybrid and its upcoming Project NINA got a shot in the arm late last week when the U.S. Department of Energy confirmed a $528.7... read more April 26, 2010 by 

Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma Kicks Off Retail Tour This Month

Since its first announcement, the Fisker Karma has seemed like the best of all worlds--stylish, green, and high-performance. OK, maybe not the best--there is the Porsche 918... read more April 15, 2010 by 

Aptera 2e

Aptera Unveils 200-MPG Pre-Production 2e

Getting a new vehicle startup off the ground is tough, and even tougher when you're trying to build all-electric, three-wheeled, futuristic bubble cars. Aptera knows this... read more April 14, 2010 by 

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

2011 Porsche Cayenne Pre-Orders Beyond Expectations

Lighter, nimbler, and much more attractively styled, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne is a definite improvement on the outgoing model, despite the loss of some of its off-roading... read more April 14, 2010 by 

BMW 1-Series MINI hydrogen Hybrid Prototype

Spy Shots: BMW Hydrogen Hybrid MINI Prototype

Our spy photographers have captured these images of what appears to be a 1-Series hybrid that runs on hydrogen instead of gasoline, and possibly stores its electricity in the... read more April 12, 2010 by 

Honda CR-Z grille

Report: Honda Working On Sportier Hybrid Coupe

Honda's CR-Z Hybrid hit the 2010 Detroit Auto Show with something less than the ferocious impact you might expect from the newest Honda sport coupe--in part because it's a... read more April 7, 2010 by 

2011 Infiniti QX56

2010 New York Auto Show: Worst Performance/Luxury In Show

It's hard to really get down on a car these days. Even the most basic economy budget box is generally good, reliable and fairly safe transportation--though a few exceptions... read more April 2, 2010 by 

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2010 New York Auto Show Preview: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Dramatic designs, quality materials and respectable performance--Hyundai has come a long way since its introduction to the U.S. market in 1986. The latest vehicle to come... read more March 28, 2010 by 

2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class To Get New Twin-Turbo V-8, Possible All-Hybrid Lineup

New reports on the possibility of big shakeups in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class lineup are beginning to break loose, and our sleuths have laid down the digital shoe leather to... read more March 25, 2010 by 

2011 Honda Fit Hybrid spy shots

Spy Shots: 2012 Honda Fit Hybrid

As the European brands chase the benefits of diesel in smaller cars--though they're sticking their toes in the hybrid/electric waters as well--the Japanese carmakers continue... read more March 25, 2010 by 


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