Archive for December, 2008

BMW AG has announced that they will be increasing the price of all their U.S. models starting January 1st, expect for the newly released diesels. A price increase of 0.7% will be implemented across the board in an attempt to “ensure revenue generation for the company’s U.S. operations and help to protect the quality of […]

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Buick is an important brand for GM. Though not many of the modern generation know it, Buick was once a symbol of American excellence. Their cars were beautifully designed in the 40’s and 50’s. Famous designer Harvey Earl made his name designing Buick’s, and he went on to invent a little car called the Corvette. […]

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GM is doing something they haven’t done in a long time. They are going through their Heritage Center, which is a humongous warehouse-garage filled with over 1,000 of GM’s best cars from the last century, and selling a bunch of old classics on the auction block. Selling off a bunch of mint classic cars at […]

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Hyundai Design Chief Retires

The new Hyundai Genesis and Genesis Coupe are seen by many critics as a fresh step forward for the rising South Korean auto manufacture. Their designs are well thought out and give the newer Hyundai’s an air of elegance. This is why it was interesting to hear that the man responsible for all this is […]

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Maserati, now there’s a brand with prestige. When you utter the name Maserati, you’re recalling a glorious past with many famous drivers going on to claim countless victories on the world’s race circuits. To drive a Maserati, was to drive a legend. When then company was restructured in the turn of the century, the Quattroporte […]

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Audi has announced that they will be showing a concept version of the company’s new A7 sports sedan. The A7 basically a Mercedes-Benz CLS rival. This newest of automotive design fads is to create a “four-door coupe” (an oxymoron idea, with a emphasis on moron). In the end you end up with a highly stylized […]

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The White House on Friday announced that they were not going to appoint a “Car Czar” after all. The $17.4 billion dollar loan given to the American auto companies will instead be overseen by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. It’s easy to see why Paulson was chosen. His office already oversees the source of the loan […]

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Toyota has announced plans to unveil a small electric “city car” concept at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. While no concrete details were given, a company spokesperson is said to have hinted at the fact that it would be related to the small iQ concept from earlier this year. The company said that this vehicle […]

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Mercedes-Benz will end production of its McLaren SLR supercars with a limited run of SLR Stirling Moss Editions. Just 75 of these limited edition cars will ever be built. They differ highly form the regular SLR in that this limited edition car boasts a completely redesign body. Design to be a “Speedster” type car, the […]

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It’s no secret that dumping the known Taurus name for Five Hundred was a bad move on Ford’s part when naming their new family sedan. Though not exactly a BMW 3-Series, the Taurus is nonetheless a household name that is associated with Ford. Think about it, when you hear of the word “Taurus” do you […]

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