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May 24, 2012 11:39 AM ET // Marc Carter
The all-new 2013 Volvo V40 is the first car to receive a pedestrian airbag that attempts to protect people that are on the outside of the vehicle. In China 25 percent of traffic fatalities are pedestrians. In Europe the figure is 14 percent and in the USA 12 percent. Far larger numbers of pedestria...
Jul 28, 2011 05:57 AM ET // Marc Carter
When Ford officially unveiled the all-new 2011 Explorer, Ford announced two engine options, a 3.5L V6 and a 2.0L four-cylinder. The 2011 Explorer never got the four-cylinder engine, but Ford has officially announced it for the 2012 Explorer. The 2012 Ford Explorer will be available with Ford's new ...
Nov 22, 2011 03:54 PM ET // Marc Carter
The all-new 2012 Porsche 911 coupe is already on sale and now Porsche has unveiled the drop-top version of the 911 that will go on sale in the spring. The 911 Carrera Cabriolet and 911 Carrera S Cabriolet feature the same all-new design as the 911 coupe with the addition of an all-new innovative co...
Dec 31, 2011 06:23 PM ET // Marc Carter
Although we only have about a week and a half to go until Ford officially unveils the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion, Ford has let us in on some of the new features that will debut on the new Fusion. Many of us can probably remember a time when we're extremely tired behind the wheel and [...]
Nov 17, 2011 02:18 AM ET // Marc Carter
Honda unveiled the production version of the 2013 Honda Fit electric vehicle (EV) at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. The production version remains pretty close to the concept version we saw last year. The Fit EV is based on the gasoline powered Fit, but gets a chrome front fascia that is similar ...
Dec 1, 2011 06:44 AM ET // Marc Carter
The third version of the rear-wheel-drive coupe that Toyota and Subaru have been working on has been unveiled. The 2013 Scion FR-S has been officially unveiled and is the North American version of the Toyota GT 86. The name FR-S stands for Front engine, Rear-wheel drive and Sport. According to Scio...
Apr 19, 2012 03:40 PM ET // Alice Truong
Though a small package, the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive has powerful acceleration, especially for the first couple meters. To demonstrate this fact, ad agency BBDO orchestrated a fun publicity stunt. Smart eBall is essentially a game of pong, except the cars are the controllers. With more than half...
Jul 22, 2011 05:06 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you've ever wondered what the view from a car in the process of being built looks like, here's your chance to find out. And it's not just any automaker's assembly line you're rolling down: The video is produced by BMW and the car in construction is the 3-series. The video, with a camera view [.....
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