The Detroit Auto Show continues to pick up steam, contributing several new concept teasers plus the Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid and E300 Bluetec Hybrid on its way to official kickoff in just about three weeks.

Alfa Romeo has said it will drop the carbon fiber body for its upcoming 4C, but that may not be a bad thing--SMC is nearly as good. The Lamborghini Aventador is fast, we all knew that, but it's one thing to know it and another to see it, right there on the speedo.

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Mercedes-Benz E400 and E300 Bluetec hybrids headed to Detroit.

Alfa Romeo 4C drops carbon fiber body, gets SMC instead.

Six new luxury cars hit the IIHS Top Safety Pick list for 2012.

Matt Drudge wages an "idiotic, uninformed war" against the Chevy Volt.

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder Concept is teased ahead of Detroit.

The Lamborghini Aventador hits 220 mph on video.

Lexus drops a new teaser of the interior of its Detroit concept.

Toyota reveals pricing on the 2012 Prius Liftback and RAV4.

Hitting 135 mph in your Mustang V-6 might sound like fun, but it's not.

Is Saab's bankruptcy a perfect chance for a great deal on a new car?


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