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America’s Switzer Performance takes on the Porsche 911 GT2

America’s Switzer Performance takes on the Porsche 911 GT2

Oberlin, Ohio isn’t the likely site for a company specializing in high-output power upgrades for German exotics like the Porsche 911, but the state is home to Switzer Performance Innovations (SPI), a company churning out mega horsepower cars. Started by Tym Switzer several years ago, the...

June 8, 2009
1936 Bugatti Type 57C Coupe

Ettore Bugatti’s Own 1936 Type 57C Coupe Up For Auction

Last month Ferrari set a new world record for a car sold at auction with a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testarossa fetching 9 million euros (approximately $12,737,000) at an auction of... read more June 4, 2009

2008 Saturn Astra

Report: Penske most likely to acquire Saturn, announcement expected soon

GM has picked Penske Automotive Group as the buyer for Saturn. Click here for all the details. GM's preparations for bankruptcy means the company is looking to sell as many... read more June 3, 2009

Coda Automotive sedan

Coda Automotive launches in U.S. with new electric sedan

A brand new electric car company has been established and plans to start selling its cars in the U.S. by the second half of next year. The new company is Coda Automotive, the... read more June 3, 2009

Tesla Roadster

Tesla delivers 500th Roadster

Having recently formed a partnership with German auto giant Daimler, Tesla this week has announced more good news with the company delivering its 500th all-electric Roadster... read more June 3, 2009

GT5 trailer screen shot

Video: Gran Turismo 5 trailer

With Electronic Arts' Need for Speed: SHIFT title already drawing attention this week, Sony has hit back with its wildly successful Gran Turismo series, unveiling a trailer... read more June 3, 2009

Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

GM appoints Detroit turnaround expert Al Koch to oversee bad assets

In times of trouble, companies need a solid leader to help turn their fortunes around. You only need to look at what Fiat has achieved in the past few years with Sergio... read more June 2, 2009


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