Down on the Street...in Tokyo: The Chevy MW Is The Opel Agila

As we continue to clean out our CompactFlash cards, we've found another piece of metal from the Tokyo streets. Here's the perfect example of a city car produced by the General that they just don't build or sell over in this here part of the globe. This five-door 'merican Revolution is the Chevy MW, and it's a… » 11/05/07 9:45am 11/05/07 9:45am

Ker-Plunk: Teaser Shots of the Suzuki Splash Concept

Suzuki's launched a press-oriented microsite to promote its Splash mini-MPV concept car, ahead of the prototype's unveiling in Paris at the end of the month. As a teaser, the company posted a Flash preso featuring the kind of quick cuts only a subliminalist or OCD-addled blogger with a screen-shot fetish could love.… » 9/14/06 3:57pm 9/14/06 3:57pm

Suzuki to Show Splash Mini-MPV Concept in Paris

Suzuki's planning a new model to slot into its range of small cars and various manner of 'UVs, and they've got a "clinic model" — a concept car that's had all of its shots — as a teaser. The Splash concept, which will debut at the Paris show in September, is a multipurpose vehicle intended to appeal to a wide… » 8/12/06 10:25am 8/12/06 10:25am

Make a Left at HMS Dorsetshire: Rinspeed Splash Breaks Record for English Channel Crossing

Frank Rinderknecht, CEO of Switzerland's bonkers tuning company, Rinspeed, recently drove the company's Splash amphibious prototype across the English Channel in 193 minutes, 47 seconds — a new world record for crossing — dodging freighters and supertankers to get 'er done. That feat landed him in the Guiness Book… » 7/27/06 8:19am 7/27/06 8:19am