Archive for March, 2008

Pontiac Unleashes The G8 Sport Truck

What you see above is something that has long existed in other parts of the world. Based on a sports saloon but with a pick-up truck bed in the back, sport trucks have also generated a cult following in some country’s.  One of these country’s is Australia. In fact, this is were Pontiac’s latest baby […]

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Kelley Blue Book is a trusted source for consumers. It’s Brand Image Awards recognize automakers’ outstanding achievements in creating and maintaining brand attributes that capture the attention and enthusiasm of the new-vehicle buying public. BMW has always been regarded as a car that is highly recognized. This year they take home awards in two categories, […]

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General Motors announced today that it was making a $69 million dollar investment in its DMAX plant in Moraine, Ohio. There it will manufacture a new Duramax 6.6-liter V-8 turbo diesel engine that will meet new more stringent emissions standards for 2010. DMAX Limited is a joint venture between GM and Isuzu Motors Limited and […]

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Ford Aquires Auto Plant In Romania

Ford has announced Friday that it has completely taken over complete control of Automobile Craiova for the sum of $80 million dollars as well as a promise to invest a further $1 billion in the future. The plant was formerly operated by Daewoo. Ford execs say they plan to use the plant to boost production […]

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Cadillac has been on a roll for the past couple of years. Long gone are the boring models of the early and late 90’s, replaced with bold and fresh new cars that speak to a new generation of Cadillac buyers. The XLR roadster is a good example of this companies “rejuvenation”. Based on a Corvette […]

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Hey Your Not James Bond!

If your car came equipped with rocket launchers, smoke screen, and a road spike ejector system, it would be a safe guess that you like your martini’s shaken not stirred. James Bond’s movie cars are almost as famous as the spy himself and have garnered a loyal fan base. Well apparently some of these “fans” […]

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The New York Auto Show has been a part of the auto show circuit for a while now, but every year it seems to get better and stronger. This year is no exception. The show this year was sponsored by non other than Lamborghini and was full of exciting things for the enthusiast to see. […]

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  In a world where hybrid cars seem to only extend the life of fossil fuel usage, it’s only right to give credit when a company comes up with an alternative (key word here) that does not run on dead dinosaurs at all. Mitsubishi is that company, and recently they revealed a prototype for a […]

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When enthusiasts think of performance figures there are a few considerations. Anything making over 200 horsepower is a good start. 250hp is even better. Yet, usually to be able to enjoy this performance you have to ante up a sizable amount of cash. Not any more. Chevrolet is offering it’s new Cobalt SS for $23,000 […]

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Audi recently announced that it was releasing a version of parent company Volkswagen’s new 7-Speed dual-clutch gearbox. Known as DSG, but referred to as S-Tronic in Audi speak, the new gearbox is slated to be equipped in 90% of Audi’s new models. One of the biggest issues with the first generation dual-clutch gearboxes was the […]

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