Mr. Wagoner Makes It To Washington, Driving Volt Mule To Morning…

There's General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner, stepping from a Chevrolet Malibu hybrid last night at his hotel in Washington to the flashing bulbs of the paparazzi after driving from Detroit to testify at Congressional hearings for an auto industry not-a-bailout. If the not-so-Big Three automakers have learned anything since … » 12/04/08 8:20am 12/04/08 8:20am

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Announced As 2009 Green Car Of The Year

For all of you sitting on the edges of your seat waiting for the announcement of the 2009 Green Car of the Year » 11/20/08 12:30pm 11/20/08 12:30pm awarded by at the , you'll be happy to know it went to the . The Jetta TDI is a fuel economy monster registering 50 MPG returns while avoiding environmentally dubious battery packs and high gravity…

2010 Nissan GT-R To Lose Troublesome Launch Control

Nissan execs have apparently told the reporters over at Edmunds Straightline » 11/20/08 10:30am 11/20/08 10:30am that the will be the first and last GT-R with the "launch control" system as the company is tired of dealing with the that have convinced people they can't do . Said one high-ranking exec: Hey, but there's a silver lining. Said the same…

2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible Revealed

The 2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible » 11/19/08 10:00pm 11/19/08 10:00pm will add the style of a hard top convertible to the venerable G-Series line. The new drop-top Infiniti is essentially an with a folding lid, meaning that it'll get the same powerful 3.7-liter V6, good for 325 HP. In S trim the G37 will also get the same sport tuned steering and…

2009 Porsche Boxster Revealed Live

Though the 2009 Porsche Boxster » 11/19/08 8:30pm 11/19/08 8:30pm may appear to have received only a light visual refresh, limited to a few slightly tweaked lines and some LED lights from its big brother, the internals have received enough attention to launch the Boxster from hairdresser-chic to something the performance-minded could consider. The…

Hyundai HED-5 i-Mode Concept Green-Lit For Production And America

Hyundai debuted their efficient Hyundai HED-5 "i-Mode" concept » 11/19/08 6:30pm 11/19/08 6:30pm today at the , a clear sign the Korean automaker is hoping to get in on the green trend in time for gas prices to shoot up again. The HED-5 has been green-lit for American distribution at an uncertain future date. When it does arrive it will feature…

Congressman Urges Automaker CEOs To "Jetpool" When Heading To DC Begging …

New York Congressman Gary Ackerman feasts upon a buffet of "delicious irony" as he asks the CEOs from the Not-So-Big Three to perhaps save some cash and fuel by using a single jet together rather than individual private jets from Detroit to D.C. to beg for bailout dollars from the Feds » 11/19/08 5:50pm 11/19/08 5:50pm. We even hear Reagan National's…

Nissan To Sell Pure Electric Cars In Oregon

Nissan will begin selling electric cars in Oregon state as early as 2010, according to a statement by Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn at the LA Auto Show. There's been a lot buzz surrounding Nissan electric cars » 11/19/08 5:45pm 11/19/08 5:45pm, especially with the debut of the concept at the earlier this year. Oregon's governor Ted Kulongoski is…

First US Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Delivered To New York Developer…

The first Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 in the United States, an all-white copy of the latest raging bull, has landed in the hands of collector Benny Caiola, Jr. The 560 HP, all-wheel-drive supercar will be making its home outside of New York City, beside bull-headed cars like Lambo's Jalpa, Countach, Espada, Diablo,… » 7/18/08 9:40am 7/18/08 9:40am

New Photos Reveal The 2009 Ferrari California In Glorious Detail

We just received a full load of pictures of the steamy and dreamy 2009 Ferrari California. Ever since the new Ferrari GT made its well-planned debut, we've been slowly digesting the few images we've seen, hungry for more like them. In full, high-color, close-up, car-pr0n detail, we're now treated to views of the new… » 7/17/08 11:00am 7/17/08 11:00am

2010 Chevy Camaro SS To Star Alongside Christian Slater In New NBC Show

Alright, so there's this guy, Harvey Spivey, who's an efficiency expert. He lives the typical suburban life: wife, two kids, dog, minivan, self hatred. Basically, he's the total opposite of Edward Albright, a 2010 Chevy Camaro SS driving, multilingual, lethal operative. But get this: they share the same body. Whoa.

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Honda's New Hybrid Prius-Fighter Caught Desert Testing, Listening To…

No, it only looks like the Toyota Prius. The crafty car spies of KGP caught up again with the Honda engineering team in the hot desert sands out west. Just in the nick of time to take an exclusive first set of shots of Honda's new Prius-fighting hybrid. We don't know much about it other than we knew the boys from… » 7/16/08 6:30pm 7/16/08 6:30pm

Subaru WRX STI Spec C Spotted Testing In Germany

The sneaky car-spies at KGP have nabbed shots of what they claim to be a rally-style Subaru WRX STI Spec C testing on the Nurburgring, deep in the hinterlands of Germany. The stripped down Subie will feature only the bare essentials in an effort to save weight and go fast. Early word pegs the bottom line at 150-200… » 7/16/08 12:54pm 7/16/08 12:54pm

Chrysler Minivans To Get Hybrid, Diesel Power According To Windsor…

A recent report in the Windsor Star claims the cars Chrysler plans to hybridize by 2013...will be minivans. On top of that, they're even looking at a diesel version of the soccer mom-mobiles, with both to be built at the company's Windsor, Ontario plant. » 7/16/08 12:45pm 7/16/08 12:45pm

The 2010 Lotus "Eagle" Has Landed With New Pictures, Analysis

The British motoring rags are clamoring to reveal "exclusive" details of the 2010 Lotus Eagle. Yesterday, CAR brought us the first shot of the exterior of the new Lotus 2+2. Today, Autocar brings us the first interior shots and details of the powertrain. Even Lotus has gotten in on the act, issuing a press release that's … » 7/16/08 11:00am 7/16/08 11:00am

BMW, Mercedes To Make Decision On Parts Tie-Up By November

Auto Motor und Sport is reporting BMW and Mercedes-Benz continue their relations discussions about a possible parts-sharing tie-up, with hopes of making a decision by November. The report claims the two knights of Teuton have developed the framework of an agreement on air-conditioning components and brakes, but hangups … » 7/16/08 10:00am 7/16/08 10:00am