By Izzi Bendall
The Cygnet, which was shown as a concept car at the Geneva motor show in March, is just less than 10 feet long.
"Our customers need a small car for urban and city use and they want the right tools for the right job, to downsize creatively without compromising intelligence, artistry and personality," said Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez.
The General is fighting accusations that the Volt isn't a real electric car.
By Greg Migliore
The next-generation Nissan Versa will be sold in the United States, the company announced on Monday morning.
A sketch released shows a more sculpted and lined compact than the current car.
One priceless Chevrolet stunt car; one police officer with a lot of explaining to do.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back onto a movie set. While filming a scene for the film "Transformers 3," the famed yellow and black Chevy Camaro known as Bumblebee crashed into a police SUV yesterday in Washington, D.C., seriously damaging both machines.
According to Fox 5 News, the big Chevrolet Suburban was being driven by a senior explosive-tech officer responding to a "suspicious package" call in the vicinity of the "Transformers" set. He was on different radio frequency than the police officers securing the area and, thus, was unaware of any danger.
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Certain C-Class and E-Class vehicles could suffer a loss of power steering.
By Brad Constant
Owners of the Chevrolet Volt looking for convenience and speed will have the option of buying the Voltec 240-volt home charging unit, General Motors announced this week.
The Voltec charging unit will be sold by SPX Service Solutions for $490 before installation. The cost of installation is estimated at $1,475 but may change depending on electrical requirements. These costs add an additional $2,000 or so to the Volt's sticker price of $41,000.
'The Amazing Race' meets the Fiesta Movement in an interactive reality show.
By Neil Roland, Automotive News
Automakers are seeking to head off an EPA ruling that would allow gasoline to contain 15 percent ethanol, up from 10 percent now, and they've won some bipartisan congressional support.
The two main automaker industry lobbies have argued that the U.S. Department of Energy has done insufficient testing to assure that gasoline containing up to 15 percent ethanol won't harm vehicles.
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Clifford Atiyeh has spent his entire life driving cars he doesn't own. Raised in Volvos, he has grown to love fast, irresponsible vehicles of all kinds. He is the senior news editor at MSN Autos and also reports for Car and Driver, Road & Track, The Boston Globe and other publications.
In the garage: 21-speed Iron Horse, 2002 Jeep Wrangler X (not his)
Doug Newcomb has covered car technology for over 20 years for outlets ranging from Rolling Stone to Edmunds.com. In 2008, he published his first book, "Car Audio for Dummies" (Wiley). He lives and drives in Hood River, Ore., with his wife and two kids, who share his passion for cars and technology.
In the garage: 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS, two 1984 Chevrolet Blazers, 2008 Honda CR-V
James Tate learned to drive stick at age 13 in a 1988 Land Cruiser - in La Paz, Bolivia. He's since been a mechanic, on a pit crew and has wrenched on every car he's owned since his first 1989 Honda CRX Si (and won't stop until the car is a 1973 Porsche 911 RS). His work has appeared in Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Automobile and others.
In the garage: 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera, 1988 BMW M5