Nissan BladeGlider Concept Puts Driver Front and Center

Nissan BladeGlider Concept Puts Driver Front and Center
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The Tokyo Motor Show is host to more than its share of unusual concept vehicles and one of the most intriguing has got to be Nissan BladeGlider. Continue Reading...

Toyota FT86 Previews a Scion FR-S Convertible… Again

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Toyota FT86 Previews a Scion FR-S Convertible… Again
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How do you make an already sporty car even more entertaining? Aside from adding a double-shot of extra horsepower under the hood you can do some other stuff, like cutting the roof off. Toyota has taken a giant can opener to the top of its iconic GT86 sportscar to create the FT86 Open Concept. Continue Reading...

2015 Nissan GT-R, GT-R NISMO Revealed in Tokyo

2015 Nissan GT-R, GT-R NISMO Revealed in Tokyo
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What happens when too much just isn’t enough? You become an addict, that’s what! Well someone call Betty Ford because Nissan’s been going through performance withdrawal and they just binged on GT-Rs! Continue Reading...

Subaru Cross Sport Design Concept is a BRZ Station Wagon

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Subaru Cross Sport Design Concept is a BRZ Station Wagon
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The Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S are two of the most impressive vehicles introduced in the last five years. They offer enthusiasts affordable performance courtesy of a rear-wheel-drive chassis that’s second to none. But could Subaru be working on a more utility-focused version of the BRZ? The company’s Cross Sport Design Concept seems to indicate… Continue Reading...

Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future

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Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future
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After more than a century the internal-combustion engine still reigns supreme as the world’s go-to powerplant for vehicular propulsion. Of course electrics have started to chip away at that dominance but they really haven’t had all that much success. When it comes to alternative technologies will fuel cells fare any better? Well, maybe if Toyota… Continue Reading...

Toyota Bumps Up Sales Forcast, On Pace For Largest Profit in Five Years

Toyota Bumps Up Sales Forcast, On Pace For Largest Profit in Five Years
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Toyota now expects to sell 2.63 million vehicles in North America following a strong third quarter of sales where the Japanese automaker outsold Ford Motor Company for the first time in 15 quarters. Continue Reading...

Mitsubishi to Sell Rebadged Renault Family Sedan in America

Mitsubishi to Sell Rebadged Renault Family Sedan in America
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Renault has been strategically aligned with Nissan since 1999 but today the Franco-Japanese partnership just announced their intention to cooperate with ailing automaker Mitsubishi. Continue Reading...

Toyota Investing $28 Million in Michigan Facilities

Toyota Investing $28 Million in Michigan Facilities
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Michigan, it’s more than just Great Lakes, the Big Three and the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. To the surprise of many, GM, Ford and Chrysler aren’t the only games in town. Practically every major OEM and supplier company has offices, technical centers or test facilities in the mitten state, and Toyota is making… Continue Reading...

Commute, Toy or Destroy – Iconic Japanese Sports Cars

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Iconic Japanese Sports Cars
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It’s not every day that AutoGuide launches a new weekly feature. Today, however, is not just any day; it’s first installment of an interactive segment we call ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’. Continue Reading...

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese
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General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with their South Korean competitors are increasing sales to the coveted youth demographic. Their growth comes at the expense of Japanese automakers that are losing ground in this segment. Continue Reading...

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study
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In a recent study released by J.D. Power Asia Pacific, overall customer satisfaction with new-vehicle sales has declined, while fuel efficiency is the most frequently cited factor in choosing a new vehicle. Continue Reading...

Toyota Auris Stars in Japanese ‘Spanking Orchestra’

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Toyota’s new Auris campaign in Japan has already spawned a music video featuring a singer who identifies as transgender. The Auris is now also the center of an art display called “Spanking Orchestra.” Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Sold Out – Almost

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Lexus LFA Sold Out – Almost
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Horsepower keeps climbing, sports cars outperform each other year after year and with so many new toys breaking into the market it’s hard to keep a sense of wonder about any of the latest supercars – a problem Lexus tackled differently than the Italians its LFA competes with. Continue Reading...