Murilee's Down On The Street Favorites For 2008

Every weekday in 2008- except for Christmas Day- we saw another cool street-parked vehicle from the streets of Alameda, California. Now I'm going to share my personal favorite ten DOTS finds of the year. » 12/31/08 4:00pm 12/31/08 4:00pm

Once I found the , I figured there'd be no way in hell I'd ever find a cooler street-parked Citroën on the island.…

2009 Nissan Cube Revealed

UPDATE: The 2009 Nissan Cube's price will start at $13,990 and we've even had a chance to test drive the Cube. Read our impression here. » 11/19/08 1:45pm 11/19/08 1:45pm The is hoping to capture the boxy chic market the Scion xB pioneered when it goes on sale in the US market next year. We think the Cube has a lot going for it. When it does arrive…

2009 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

What's a dog-and-pony show without some kind of award? At this year's LA Auto Show » 10/30/08 2:40pm 10/30/08 2:40pm they'll be awarding 's fourth Green Car of the Year Award to one of five finalists. The competitors this year are the yet-to-be-unveiled Hybrid, the , , and . The winner will be announced at a November 20th press conference, and we…

Nissan 370Z Spotted Hiding Undercover In New Need For Speed Trailer

Even though the Nissan 370Z » 10/13/08 10:40am 10/13/08 10:40am hasn't been officially revealed yet, it hasn't stopped it from showing up in a trailer for the upcoming video game . The game is due out next month, right about when the car is expected to be unveiled at the . From all the other we've seen, this car definitely looks like the 370Z, though…

The 14 Most Futuristic Dashboards On The 2008 Paris Show Floor

While exterior styling » 10/06/08 1:15pm 10/06/08 1:15pm grabs all the new and concept car headlines, (and grab the eyes) it's the interiors that have the most potential to alter the way we experience our automobiles. Far from the squeaky, rattly, ill-fitting monuments to black plastic that are present on nearly every car at nearly every price range, …

Seat Exeo Parisian Debut Displays Bold Original Design

Since we got a pretty good look at the Seat Exeo » 10/06/08 11:20am 10/06/08 11:20am in European patent filings, it was pretty low on the priority list at the 2008 . Now that everything has settled down and we're home again, we figured it was time to circle back and show you our live shots of from hall three of the show. You'll note the striking,…

Top Ten Reasons The Paris Auto Show Press Room Sucks

Unless you're deep in the bowels of the automotive journalism industry, it may come as a surprise the Paris Auto Show » 10/05/08 11:10am 10/05/08 11:10am is — despite the and — one of of the global shows to cover. First off, the show is big. big. It's over a half mile across, and spread out over six main buildings with huge elevation changes —…

China Automobile France Displays Kiff; Looks Like Jeep Hurricane, Not…

Pessimists will say China is no place for intellectual property; those people don't know what they're talking about. Take this vehicle displayed by importer China Automobile France. It's called Kiff and it is totally original and looks nothing at all like a half-scale Jeep Hurricane » 10/04/08 2:00pm 10/04/08 2:00pm from the 2005 . The "Kiff" is powered …

Tang Hua XY08 Chika, An Electric Car For The Ladies Of Paris

Tang Hua rocked our socks off with a trio of banana-yellow » 10/03/08 5:00pm 10/03/08 5:00pm () concepts at the Detroit Auto Show, and they have followed up at the with this gorgeous sapphire blue semi-circular masterpiece dubbed the Tang Hua XY08 Chika. The Chika is yet another all-electric car featuring crushing performance from its massive…

Heuliez Raises Bar On Electric Car Weirdness In Paris With "Friendly"…

Meet the Heuliez Friendly, the Heuliez Pondicherry and the Heuliez... uh, Electric Dump Truck Scooter? Okay, we don't know the name of the last one, we just made that up, but all three are cool as hell for pocket sized electric cars. The Friendly contains more standard weirdness than any run of the mill Citroen could… » 10/03/08 2:00pm 10/03/08 2:00pm

Looking For The Latest In Injection Molded Death Traps? Try Wallyscar

We can't tell what's more terrifying about the Wallyscar, planted right next to the Honda » 10/03/08 1:40pm 10/03/08 1:40pm stand here at the 2008 ; Is it the name all by itself? The deft combination of styling from the 70's era Ford Bronco, Jeep Scrambler, and Hummer H2? Or is it the fold-down front window on a vehicle made largely of…

Live From Paris, It's The Diminutive Back Seat Of The Lotus Evora!

The Lotus Evora » 10/03/08 8:45am 10/03/08 8:45am has been loved and hated since its debut at the earlier this year, but it's now the and we haven't seen any kind of real shots of the so-called "back seat" of this supposed four-passenger car. Since we did the back-seat duties with the , we figured it only fair to visit the Evora and take a look at it…

Venturi Volage Concept Debuts At Paris Auto Show, Sets Standard For…

Venturi has debuted an all-new concept here at the 2008 Paris Motor Show » 10/03/08 7:25am 10/03/08 7:25am: the Venturi Volage. The Volage takes the electric sports car concept and really runs with it — the all carbon-fiber car is equipped with the first application we've seen of the Michelin Active Wheel, the compact unit using in-wheel electric…