Aston Martin Cygnet Launch Edition

Aston Martin Cygnet Sales Slow, Supply Problems To Blame

Grand Prix racing legend Sir Stirling Moss might have a shiny new Aston Martin Cygnet parked on his driveway, but he's currently in a minority. Dr. Ulrich Bez, chairman of Aston Martin, has admitted that initial sales have been slow - though rather than disinterest in Aston Martin's controversial... read more

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Fiat 500 Abarth

First Fiat 500s Will Be Sporty Abarth Version

Many in the U.S. have been hoping to receive the wildly popular Fiat 500 minicar for the past couple of years but a lack of interest in small cars has largely held it back... read more October 28, 2009 by

Aston Martin 'Cygnet', based on the Toyota iQ

Aston Martin Planning Trio Of New Models

The next couple of years are very important for Aston Martin as the company continues to execute an ambitious model roll-out during one of the worst periods in the entire... read more October 5, 2009 by

2008 Fiat 500

Chrysler Handling Distribution Of Fiat 500 In U.S.

Many in the U.S. have been hoping to receive the wildly popular Fiat 500 minicar for the past couple of years but a lack of interest in small cars has largely held it back... read more September 27, 2009 by

VW up! blue concept

Electric Volkswagen up! minicar coming in 2013

Volkswagen's upcoming up! minicar project is destined to go electric but the first examples won’t be around until 2013. Currently, the up! is being developed with... read more May 13, 2009 by

Volkswagen up! Concept

VW considering up! minicar for U.S.

Small, efficient cars have not fared particularly well in the U.S. Why, exactly, isn't precisely a mystery - Americans like big, strong cars for the most part - but it is... read more April 9, 2009 by

smart 4door

Report: Smart planning new 'ForTwo +2' four-seat city car

Tiny, economical, yet stylish and trendy, the Smart ForTwo has proved a mammoth success in the U.S., with actual demand far outstripping projections. Toyota's iQ, Audi's A1... read more March 9, 2009 by

Chevy Spark concept

More photos of Chevrolet Spark revealed en route to Geneva Motor Show debut

At last month’s Detroit Auto Show, General Motors confirmed that its all-new Chevrolet Spark minicar would go on sale in the United States by 2011 but apart from the... read more March 2, 2009 by

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Toyota to add 1.3L four to iQ lineup at Geneva Motor Show

The 2009 Geneva Motor Show will play host to a wide range of concepts and production vehicles, from speedy supercars to family sedans and even raw engine technologies. One of... read more February 26, 2009 by

2009 Nissan Cube Krom edition

Nissan prices Cube lineup, starts at $13,990, Krom from $19,360

Nissan has announced base pricing for the all-new Cube minicar earlier this month, starting at $13,990. Now it has revealed pricing for the full line, including the... read more February 24, 2009 by

2010 Nissan Cube official debut

More details on U.S.-spec Nissan Cube

The second-generation Nissan Cube made its world debut last November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but specifications and information on the U.S. model were scant. New... read more January 28, 2009 by

2010 Toyota iQ

Toyota confirms iQ under consideration for U.S.

Toyota’s new iQ minicar is set to go on sale in Japan and most parts of Europe very soon, but there are now indications from one of the carmaker’s top officials... read more January 21, 2009 by

2010 Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark and Orlando confirmed for U.S. in 2011

Chevrolet has confirmed today at the Detroit Auto Show that it will bring a new compact car called the Spark to the United States by 2011. This will be joined by a... read more January 11, 2009 by

2009 Ford Ka

U.S. market primed for minicar resurgence

With the global economic crisis forcing consumers to tighten their purse strings, small cars with low sticker prices and high fuel efficiency are becoming more and more... read more December 29, 2008 by

volkswagen two liter rendering 001

VW working on new 'two-liter' microcar

More than a year ago, Volkswagen announced it was working on a project to bring its 1-Liter concept from 2002 to production reality. The three-wheeled low-slung extremely... read more December 17, 2008 by

Volkswagen up! Concept

Volkswagen accelerates development for new minicar

A number of major design and requirement changes had pushed back development work on a production version of last year’s up! minicar concept well past the 2010 mark... read more November 26, 2008 by


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