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[2 Oct 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Car Exterior Color Trends in 2010

When it comes to car colors, most North Americans are pretty conservative, as silver and charcoal remained the most-popular exterior colors for the ninth consecutive year in PPG Industries’ 2010 annual presentation of color trends.

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[1 Oct 2009 | Comments Off | ]
General Motors Co (GM.UL) will close Saturn and wind down its dealership network after Penske calls off Saturn deal.

General Motors Co (GM.UL) will close Saturn and wind down its dealership network after a deal to sell the faltering brand to Penske Automotive Group (PAG.N) collapsed, the automaker said on Wednesday.
The breakdown of a deal that had been widely expected to close this week will force some 350 Saturn dealerships to shut down and [...]

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[1 Oct 2009 | Comments Off | ]
2010 Nissan Altima Price, Video, Picture & Specs

The lightly updated 2010 Nissan Altima will start at $20,620 when it goes on sale on Monday.
The biggest changes are visible at first glance, as the Altima is fitted with a restyled grille, hood, bumper and wheel designs.
The base sedan with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and CVT transmission is the entry-level car. The coupe price [...]

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[30 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Toyota Recalls 3.8 Million Vehicles over Accelerator Risk with Faulty Floor Mats

Toyota Motor Corp. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 said it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, the company’s largest-ever U.S. recall, to address problems with a removable floor mat that could cause accelerators to get stuck and lead to a crash.
The recall is intended to address problems with a removable floor mat [...]

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[30 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
2010 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sports Car Review, Video and Photo

As you may know already, Honda is very busy right now working on the 2010 Honda CR-Z hybrid sports coupe. In February 2010 the new car will make its official debut while the European market will see it by April.
So is the new CR-Z the first hybrid that you’ll actually want to drive? Honda certainly [...]

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[25 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Audi’s RS6 and R8 will lose its V10 in upcoming years

German car rag Autobild has reported that Audi’s RS6 and R8 will lose its V10 in upcoming years. The news comes with the new R8 V10 still with showroom gloss on its tyre walls, but is in line with recent trends.
Audi’s own S4 recently ‘downsized’ to a V6, and BMW have been talking about replacing [...]

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[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Factory Closure at Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed that it will close one of the three Jaguar Land Rover assembly plants in England by 2014 to cut costs - one of its Midlands factories - either the Solihull Land Rover plant or the Castle Bromwich Jaguar factory.
JLR, which is owned by Indian manufacturing giant Tata, is looking to [...]

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[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
2011 Land Rover LRX | Land Rover LRX Concept

The new Land Rover LRX will go on sale in 2011.

Check out the following Land Rover LRX Concept video!

The 2011 Land Rover LRX should closely mirror the concept as a sporty two-door crossover based on the company’s four-door LR2. The concept showcases several new Land Rover ideas for making SUVs more eco-friendly, and some of [...]

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[22 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Ford continues to lead by bringing together the automobile and consumer electronics industries.

Ford is continuing to double-down on its Sync technology as a way to separate itself from competitors, and in that theme CEO Alan Mulally will again deliver a keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in January in Las Vegas.

He’s expected to unveil the next round of Ford’s Sync features at the show, which is [...]

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[21 Sep 2009 | Comments Off | ]
VW considers bringing an E-UP (electric vehicle) to the U.S.

A larger version of the tiny Volkswagen E-Up! electric-vehicle concept, unveiled here at the Frankfurt auto show, likely will be sold in the United States.
“The reason we are working on an electric vehicle is the American market,” said Ulrich Hackenberg, board member in charge of product development at Volkswagen AG.
Hackenberg said a production version of [...]