Archive for July, 2008

Not even a year after the new WRX was released Subaru is upping the ante. In a move that’s bound to piss off a bunch of recent WRX buyers, Subaru is updating it’s current WRX in a big way. You see the 2009 WRX will get a 41 hp boost over the 2008 model. 41 […]

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The Genesis Coupe is an important new model for Hyundai. The company is so serious about attracting the “tuner” crowd that they have already commissioned many top industry tuning shops to work their magic on the new coupe.  By giving the tuners a head start, Hyundai is making sure that the Genesis Coupe has a […]

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Another Day, Another Cut at GM

GM plans to cut 15% of its salaried workers in the U.S. and Canada by Nov. 1 as part of the company’s plan to slice $15 billion in costs and help the automaker ride out a slump in U.S. sales, reports the AP and USA Today. The 15% cut will equal about 5,100 jobs.  GM […]

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The first official image of the redesigned 2009 Ford Ka was leaked onto the web nearly three months ahead of its scheduled October debut. The new Ford sub-compact was suppose to debut at the 2008 Paris Auto Show, but alas that was not to be. The photos started popping up on British servers and in […]

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The Philippine police force are about to try out the idea of running their police cruisers partly on used cooking oil from McDonald’s restaurants. The oil is used to cook french-fries and the restaurant’s famous chicken McNuggets. The 60 percent diesel/40 percent French-fry-oil blend could become a standard fuel for the police fleet if it […]

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Jaguar’s XF is fast becoming one of the company’s best selling models. It’s bold styling along with it’s bespoke interiors have started winning over a new generation of Jaguar fans. The XF is bold, provocative, and now it’s supercharged. Jaguar has chosen to abandon the “R” moniker it used to give to it’s supercharged models, […]

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General Motors will stay in the leasing business through August, but hasn’t committed beyond that, the company told dealers in a letter Tuesday, reports the Detroit News. After next month, “we don’t know the answer,” company spokeswoman Susan Garontakos said. The August guarantee should help dealers find leasing options for their customers amid tighter credit […]

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Fitch Ratings cut Chrysler LLC’s credit rating further on Tuesday, saying restricted access to financing for its vehicles will result in lower retail volumes, reports CNNMoney.com. The credit ratings agency lowered Chrysler’s issuer default rating two notches to “CCC” from “B-“.  The agency said Chrysler’s restricted access to economic retail financing for its vehicles is […]

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Volkswagen of America has recently announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has approved a $1,300 federal income tax credit for consumers who purchase the any 2009 TDI turbo-diesel models. The clean burning diesel engines Volkswagen currently offers are fast becoming a viable source for saving some heavy green, and not just at the pump […]

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While famous mostly for their fabulous sports car and awesome racing efforts, Ferrari is also in the business of fine retail shopping. Ferrari retail stores are now popping up around the globe. The upscale retail outlets are intended to show and sell what the automaker calls its “double core values: racing and luxury.” The total […]

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