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New Lotus Models In Jeopardy as Development Halted

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It’s hard out there for a sports car manufacturer, especially if it is owned by a larger company. Lotus has been owned by the Malaysian car company Proton since 1995, when the company was bought from the then bankrupting Bugatti (which itself got eventually bought out by VW). Over the last 17-years, Lotus has not… Continue Reading...

Watch Lexus’ First Ever Super Bowl Ad [Video]

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Not to be left out of the fun, Lexus is joining the Super Bowl action with an ad of its own. The first time the company is running an ad during the big game, this 30-second spot will star the 2013 GS. Titled “The Beast,” the commercial features the GS breaking free of a silver… Continue Reading...

Automakers Double New Model Releases By 2013

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The past 20 years were pretty stable in the automotive industry. Mostly predictable releases with a steady rate for manufacturers to introduce new models that seemed like a consistant recipe for success. Then, suddenly with the start of the current model year, things changed. In fact, it looks like this is just the start of a serious… Continue Reading...

Mitsubishi to Launch Eight Electric Vehicles by 2016, Including a Light Truck

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Mitsubishi has achieved decent amounts of success with the i-MiEV electric car in its home land, and also in Europe, where this model is also sold badged as a Peugeot iOn. Next month, the i-MiEV will be going on sale in America (called simply the “i” in our market), which will no doubt increase sales… Continue Reading...

Maserati To Unveil Kubang SUV In Detroit

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Remember the Chrysler TC by Maserati? It was an American car with some Italian influence and the end result was simply awful. Let’s hope this alliance will bear better fruit this time around, as Maserati is set to unveil their Kubang SUV concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. The… Continue Reading...

Hyundai i-oniq Concept To Hit Geneva Motor Show

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While the city of Detroit is preparing itself to host the next major auto show on the global calender in January, Hyundai is looking to the future and preparing a concept for the Geneva Motor Show in March. Their latest concept is called i-oniq and it is the work of Hyundai’s European research and development… Continue Reading...

VW Cross Coupe Previews Range Rover Evoque Rival

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The new Range Rover Evoque has been much applauded by the press and is pushing Range Rover sales figures to heights the company has never seen before. German auto giant Volkswagen wants a piece of the action and is now planning to bring its Evoque-fighter to the market by 2014. This new model will sit… Continue Reading...

Honda’s Banking On New Models, Hybrids For Future Success

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Honda is having a pretty tough year compared to its competitors, with an unsuccessful North American Civic refresh and the floods in Thailand hurting their production. Just how tough has this year been for Honda? They’re the only large automaker to post a US sales decline last month, when total sales jumped 14-percent throughout the… Continue Reading...

Ferrari To Launch Special Edition 599 GTB 60F1

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Next year, Ferrari will bid farewell to the aging 599 GTB, but not before giving it one last special edition model. This next one will be called the 599 GTB 60F1 Edition and it is to commemorate 60-years since Ferrari won its first race in Formula 1 back in July of 1951, at the Silverstone… Continue Reading...
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