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Ford Gets SYNC’d Up 6.22.2011
Ford is looking to add their Ford SYNC AppLink software program to an additional 10 2012 models. Those vehicles include the 2012 Ford Fusion, Fusion Hybrid, Fiesta, F-150, F-150 SVT Raptor, Super Duty, Expedition, E-Series, Shelby GT500 and 2012 Ford Mustang. “We understand more and more drivers are using their devices and their apps while in the car,” said Doug… Read More
The MINI family is growing. Several months before it hits showrooms in the fall, we've got just released photos of the new MINI Coupe. Based on the basic MINI Cooper, the Coupe has the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. There are three versions: the base Coupe has 121 horsepower and starts at $22,000, the Coupe S has 181 horsepower and comes in at $25,300, while… Read More
General Motors announced pricing for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact car which will hit showrooms in the fall. The sedan version will begin at $14,495, while the hatchback will start at $15,395. The Sonic will be assembled at GM's Orion plant in Michigan, making it the only subcompact built in the United States. GM expects the fuel-efficient Sonic to get 40… Read More
Camaro Outselling Mustang 6.15.2011
In the pony car wars, the Chevrolet Camaro is running away with the win. The Camaro outsold the Ford Mustang by 33% through the month of May. In fact sales of the Camaro increased by nearly 4% in the first five months of 2011, helped of course by the introduction of the convertible model.
Encouraging news out of Detroit. General Motors is adding two shifts and about 2,500 jobs at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build the new Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan and the next-generation Impala large sedan alongside the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera electric cars. GM also announced a $69 million investment in tooling and equipment to support the… Read More
Mercedes-Benz has an app for that! The German luxury automaker just introduced the MY '12 CLS-Class iPad App. It's the first of a series of MY '12 product apps and is available for free through the Apple App Store. It features virtual tours of the interior and exterior of the vehicle, as well as an "Explore" section that allows users to customize the CLS. Created… Read More
Hyundai Expanding Alabama Engine Plant 5.17.2011
Hyundai Motor Comapny will is expanding its Montgomery, Alabama engine plant to the tune of $173 million in order to build more four-cylinder engines. The Nu 4-cylinder will be used inside the Elantra, with the Theta 4-cylinder going into their larger vehicles - Sonata, Santa Fe and the Kia Sorrento. The work is scheduled to be complete this fall with new… Read More
Honda Jet Reaches 43,000 Feet 5.17.2011
HondaJet Reaches Maximum Operating Altitude of 43,000 Ft.Geneva, Switzerland – Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today announced at the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, that it has successfully completed additional milestone flight tests with its FAA-conforming HondaJet, including the achievement of a maximum… Read More
Win a 2012 Honda Civic 5.16.2011
Honda is looking for an original song inspired by any one of their 5 new 2012 Civic models - the sedan, coupe, SI, HF or Hybrid. All you have to do is produce a Civic-minded song that captures the spirit of this iconic car. If it's good enough, you'll win a new Civic. Check out Honda's Facebook page to get more info. Here's how to enter:1. Write your original… Read More
Scion unveiled the rear-wheel drive FR-S Concept sports coupe at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. The FR-S Concept, stands for Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, Sport. It's a rear-wheel-drive sports car with lots of style. It was developed in a joint venture with Subaru and is expected to debut in 2012.