LA 2010: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Debuts for U.S. Market; Priced at Under $30,000

LA 2010: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Debuts for U.S. Market; Priced at Under $30,000
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Citing the company’s long history of affordable compact cars that are environmentally sustainable, Mitsubishi today launched the U.S.-spec version of the electric i-MiEV at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. With some 4,000 i-MiEV models already on the road in different parts of the world, the car is now somewhat familiar, but the U.S. version… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: Chevy Volt Wins Green Car of the Year Award

LA 2010: Chevy Volt Wins Green Car of the Year Award
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Today at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, the group that hands out its Green Car of the Year award handed it over to Chevrolet for their Volt, which only made its official world premiere at the show the day before. The Green Car of the Year is awarded by the Green Car Journal which… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Challenger Muscles Up With 470-HP

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Challenger Muscles Up With 470-HP
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When Dodge boss Ralph Gilles introduced the 2011 Dodge Charger at the LA Auto Show, he said that they call it the “car that makes other sedans wet their pants.” When he introduced the 2011 Dodge Challenger, he smiled. He explained that all of the work that had gone into remaking the Charger had been… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Avenger Starting to Live Up to its Promise; Priced from $19,245

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Avenger Starting to Live Up to its Promise; Priced from $19,245
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When we saw the 2011 Dodge Avenger on stage at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, we noticed that it was parked next to a Challenger. Seriously, that’s about all we noticed. Sure there’s some new styling cues at the front and rear, but basically it looks a lot like the 2010 model. Then we… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Journey Promises a Better Voyage

LA 2010: 2011 Dodge Journey Promises a Better Voyage
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Of the six new models shown by Dodge at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ralph Gilles said the Journey was the one that required the most work. Mentioning that the car had never lived up to its promise, he said that the Journey had to be almost completely rethought to make it what it… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: 2011 Nissan Quest is Anything But Square [Video]

LA 2010: 2011 Nissan Quest is Anything But Square [Video]
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Nissan has completely revamped its Quest minivan for 2011, getting away from its quirky ugly past and moving towards Toyota’s “Swagger Wagon” Sienna when it comes to road presence and interior luxury. Powered by Nissan’s 3.5L V6 (what else?) the van makes 253-hp and will start at a rather competitive $27,750. Features of the new… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: Nissan Ellure Concept Debuts Inspiring the Next Generation Altima [Video]

LA 2010: Nissan Ellure Concept Debuts Inspiring the Next Generation Altima [Video]
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If you’ve been wondering what the replacement for the Nissan Altima is going to look like, we think we might have something that will interest you. At the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show today, Nissan unveiled its Ellure Concept, a front-wheel drive sedan that hints at future models. It’s probably safe to assume that Nissan… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet All Set for South Beach [Video]

LA 2010: Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet All Set for South Beach [Video]
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Nissan literally pulled the cover off its 2011 Murano in Los Angeles today, unveiling for the first time on these shores the new open top version dubbed the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. Painted seafoam green with a light interior, it looked ready for South Beach on the opposite coast. Nissan says they envision females in their… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: 2012 Volkswagen Eos Introduced by Heidi Klum

LA 2010: 2012 Volkswagen Eos Introduced by Heidi Klum
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Volkswagen brought Heidi Klum on stage in Los Angeles to unveil the new 2012 Eos, unfortunately, totally drawing our attention away from the new handsome corporate nose…on the car, not on Heidi. The changes to the 2011 VW Eos are significant, but most of the attention is focused on its looks, so bringing out someone… Continue Reading...