Category: Breaking news
Nuremberg Daytona Sponsor’s Choice

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Project 67 Mustang

Over a year ago we told you we were getting back on our 67 Mustang Fastback. This car has been in my garage or back yard for over 30 years! Early on it was my daily driver and then served as the “school car” for each of my three kids. They all contributed to adding a dent or two here […]

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Smart partners with Nissan to make even uglier cars
Ugly assed Smart Versa

While tiny little cars might have seemed like a star in the face of five-bucks-a-gallon gas, they don’t shine so brightly when gas is back under three a gallon. What’s the solution to this? How about rebadging a Nissan Versa and selling it as a Smart? Brilliant!

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Nissan stops taking reservations for Leaf electric car
No more Nissan Leaf reservations taken

Hope you got your order in early if you wanted one… We are thrilled with the overwhelming enthusiasm people like you have shown for the 100% electric Nissan LEAF™. To date, 20,000 people have already reserved a LEAF – a number that has exceeded our expectations. We have completed the first phase of reservations. In order to provide the best […]

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Are Hydrogen-Powered cars closer to reality thanks to urine?

Just in case you might not have heard, there’s a great big ol’ alternative fuels race going on right now. The prize for the winner is huge, as the US is pretty much the biggest consumer of cars and trucks on the planet although an emerging China is going to be knocking on that door soon. You could say that […]

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Nissan Cube available

2009 Nissan Cube Franklin, TN – May 10, 2009: The all-new 2009 Nissan CUBE went on sale last week at Nissan dealers nationwide, sporting an engaging asymmetrical exterior design, socially oriented lounge-style interior, a powerful and fuel-efficient 1.8-liter engine, six standard air bags, a full catalog of innovative accessories, a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $13,990 and one […]

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VW chooses Chattanooga, TN instead of Huntsville, AL

Apparently my source (Automotive News) and I were incorrect yesterday about the new Volkswagen site in North America, as well as Chattanooga’s location relative to Huntsville, AL. An article on Tennesseean.com a few minutes ago said that Volkswagen had chosen the TVA supersite outside of Chattanooga, TN. “This is a significant step forward in achieving our goals in the U.S. […]

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Volkswagen chooses Huntsville AL

Has Volkswagen finally made a choice about where to put their new plant? Word was that VW was going to choose a plant location in Tennessee, Alabama, or Georgia. Has the site been chosen already? From Automotive News: Volkswagen’s management favors Huntsville in northern Alabama as the site for its new U.S. car plant, Automobilwoche, Automotive News’ sister publication, reported […]

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A new mini car in the US for GM?

Is General Motors bringing a new subcompact car to the United States? Word around the campfire is that GM is considering bringing the South Korean-built Chevrolet Beat to dealers in the United States in the near future. The Beat’s been making rounds at Auto Shows around the country for the past year or so; and to be honest, I’m pretty […]

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