Automotive News

Auto GPS Jammer Blocks Navigation, Insurance

Auto GPS Jammer Blocks Navigation, Insurance

When the police came out with radar to detect speeding cars, the aftermarket came out with radar detectors.

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August 6, 2007
Porsche's Hybrid SUV Aims To Keep Emissions Low

Porsche's Hybrid SUV Aims To Keep Emissions Low

With a wink and a nod toward rising environmental concerns among car buyers, famed German auto maker Porsche announced that it will be offering a hybrid powertrain for the Cayenne SUV.The decision by Porsche seems to be coming from pressure being applied by European legislatures and the EU to reduce

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August 6, 2007
Why the Chevrolet Volt Needs To Be Its Own Model

Why the Chevrolet Volt Needs To Be Its Own Model

At one point, it seemed like Chevy's revolutionary Volt concept was going to roll into showrooms with just a few changes from the striking concept to ready it for mass-production.

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August 6, 2007
The Hyanide: Beyond ATV, Off-Road Motorcycling, Snowmobiles

The Hyanide: Beyond ATV, Off-Road Motorcycling, Snowmobiles

Here's something different.For you auto enthusiasts who just like kooky vehicles, here's one for you -- the Hyanide.

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August 6, 2007
Pricing Barely Changed For 2008 Lexus RX, SC, GX, IS, and ES

Pricing Barely Changed For 2008 Lexus RX, SC, GX, IS, and ES

July 27, 2007 - Torrance, CA - Lexus announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the 2008 RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle, SC 430 luxury hardtop convertible, GX 470 premium luxury utility vehicle, IS 250/350 luxury sport sedans, ES 350 luxury sedan, and LS 460 premium lux

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August 3, 2007
Mercedes-Benz Looks To 'Stop-Start' Entire Lineup

Mercedes-Benz Looks To 'Stop-Start' Entire Lineup

Never one to let a competitor like BMW steal all its glory, Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will add stop-start technology throughout all of its lineup, starting with the A and B series of smaller cars.

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August 3, 2007
TomTom's TeleAtlas Purchase Could Drop Its Prices

TomTom's TeleAtlas Purchase Could Drop Its Prices

TomTom, the second largest supplier of personal navigation devices (PDNs), looks to acquire map supplier TeleAtlas for $2.3 billion.According to TWICE, such an action would give TomTom access to such maps at a lower cost.

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August 3, 2007
Nissan's Quarterly Tumble. Again.

Nissan's Quarterly Tumble. Again.

Being a Japanese auto manufacturer doesn't mean everything is going to be sunshine and flowers.

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August 3, 2007
Bourne Ultimatum Showcases Volkswagen Tourareg 2 Versatility

Bourne Ultimatum Showcases Volkswagen Tourareg 2 Versatility

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.

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August 3, 2007
BMW, Nissan, and Word War M

BMW, Nissan, and Word War M

Who ever thought that the letter 'M' could cause so much trouble.

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August 3, 2007