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Volkswagen Releases Super Bowl Teaser 1.19.2012
Volkswagen scored big with its Super Bowl ad last year. Now the German automaker is apparently shifting gears from the dark side to the bark side. Volkswagen released this teaser video today. Building off its successful Star Wars-themed "The Force" campaign from 2011, the canine chorus barks the Imperial March. Look for Chewbacca, Ewoks and a Wookie... among others.
Edgy and minivan are not two words normally associated with one another. But Chrysler, the automaker that invented the minivan, is trying to change all that. In Detroit, Chrysler unveiled the 700 Concept, a swoopy-looking minivan that hints at a new design direction. Of course it's chock-full of cup holders and kid-friendly features, but its chrome accents and… Read More
In an effort to jump start sales, a roomier, wagon version of the Fiat 500 will be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The 5-door model is designed specifically for the U.S. market. Sales of the 500 have been disappointing, with only 26,00 units sold, about half of what was expected. The Fiat 500 Wagon will hit showrooms in 2013. No photos of the new… Read More
A vehicle that will make a major difference in the lives of people with disabilites is on display at the North American International Auto Show. The MV-1, built by South Florida-based Vehicle Production Group LLC (VPG), is the first mobility vehicle that was designed specifically for wheelchair accessibility. The MV-1 comes equipped with a deployable integrated… Read More
Up Close With the Dodge Dart 1.12.2012
It was one of the most highly anticipated reveals at Detroit's North American International Auto Show. Photos of the Dodge Dart leaked ahead of its big debut, but that didn't quell the buzz about the Dart's return. As you can see, it's a sporty compact sedan that we are told is based on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, which is sold in Europe. With an emphasis on fuel… Read More
2013 Cadillac ATS Unveiled in Detroit 1.09.2012
GM takes aim at the compact luxury segment with the new 2013 Cadillac ATS. Revealed on the eve of the North American International Auto Show, the ATS will take on rivals BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi with an American-style compact, sport luxury sedan. “ATS engineers built on the legacy of the acclaimed CTS-V Series and picked up the challenge of well-established… Read More
Ford Previews All-New EcoSport 1.05.2012
Ford today unveiled the all-new EcoSport, the latest global product from the Detroit Automaker. The compact SUV was part of a showcase of vehicles on display at the Auto Expo in New Dehli aimed at extending Ford's reach in fast-growing auto markets like India. The new EcoSport – which will eventually be sold in nearly 100 markets worldwide – will be produced at… Read More
The future design direction for Lexus will be on display at the North American International Auto Show. The LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe will be unveiled on January 9, 2012. “Crafted from a clean sheet of paper at the request of Lexus headquarters in Japan, the LF-LC blends both high technology and organic shapes to connect the driver to the machine,” said Mark… Read More
The 2012 Dodge Charger Redline, featuring a trio of Mopar performance kits, will debut at the North American International Auto Show. The kits provide performance and style upgrades. The Stage One kit features aerodynamic exterior components and interior accents. Stage Two features bolt-on performance parts for improved power, handling and braking. Stage Three… Read More
Happy Holidays from MotorWeek! 12.22.2011
We hope you enjoy time with family and friends during the holiday season. If you're traveling, have a safe trip. We look forward to a wonderful 2012 - full of exciting new vehicles and lots of great stories.