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Hummer won't stop U.S. production, sale to new owners complete by October

Hummer won't stop U.S. production, sale to new owners complete by October

Poor sales, growing public concern for the environment and the recession have all added up to weaken General Motors’ chances of finding many buyers for Hummer but the struggling automaker confirmed last week that at least one company was interested in the sale. That company was Chinese...

June 15, 2009
 
1953 Corvette EX122

World's rarest Corvettes heading to Chicago

The Chevrolet Corvette has had a historic run as America's iconic supercar, spawning imitations in the past and inspiring allegiance from Corvette aficionados around the... read more June 12, 2009


 
Chrysler Group dealership

Tax break on new cars extends to all 50 states

No one at this point doubts the country's, or the world's, economic woes, most especially those within the car industry. So the announcement today that the U.S. Treasury has... read more June 11, 2009


 
Mercedes Benz ESF 2009 S400 Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz reveals full details on ESF 2009 safety prototype vehicle

Airbag brakes, inflatable metal and seats that push the passengers around? It sounds like a car straight out of a transformers movie, but Mercedes-Benz has let loose the full... read more June 11, 2009


 
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Lexus hoping to hit 25,000 in first-year HS 250h hybrid sales

High sales hopes aren't exactly in fashion right now, especially in the car industry, and Lexus is following suit, eying a fairly humble first-year target of 25,000 units for... read more June 11, 2009


 
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The Bugatti Veyron experience isn't priceless: it's $25,000 a day

With only about 300 of the Bugatti Veyrons in existence, a single-day rental may be the only chance some get to experience the car first hand. And for £16,000 ($25,000) the... read more June 10, 2009


 
A new DeLorean DMC-12 re-creation from the Texas-based successor

3 versions of John DeLorean biopic in the works

Whether it's for the quirky but ultimately flawed stainless-steel DeLorean DMC-12, his legacy as the developer of the Pontiac GTO, or his role behind the scenes at Packard... read more June 10, 2009


 

 
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