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    LA 2009: Audi e-tron, orange you terribly sad it was repainted

    Audi e-tron concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We weren't exactly electrified by Audi's e-tron concept when it debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in blazing red paint this past September, but we did like the color. So, when the e-tron reappeared at the LA Auto Show this week ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #155 - 'Twas the night before the LA Auto Show...

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    With the LA Auto Show near at hand, Chris, Dan, and Editor Extraordinaire Paukert sat down and talked over some of the latest for Episode #155 of the Autoblog Podcast. First up is the surprisingly thorough re-rework of the ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Makuhari Messe no Jyosei ha Bijin desu*

    The beautiful women of Tokyo 2009 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    As far as cars went, the Frankfurt Motor Show was the proverbial glut of riches, and the Tokyo Motor Show proved that you can't live life at the top all the time. Tokyo did, however, still provide plenty of aesthetic ...

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    The Show Must Go On: Italy's Bologna salon forges ahead without automakers

    Local auto shows overseas like the one in Bologna don't really make a blip on our radar screens. Manufacturers might, upon occasion, use the venues to unveil a new product variant of generally limited consequence, but aside from the big shows in the United States, the significant foreign debuts ...

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    REPORT: Panel okays money for added exhibition space for relocated Detroit Auto Show - if Cobo talks fail

    The North American International Auto Show is the biggest event to hit the state of Michigan in any given year, but the location of the event has come under fire due to the advanced state of disrepair of Detroit's Cobo Hall. Earlier in the year, the state of Michigan and representatives from Wayne, ...

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    Veritas RS III to officially debut at London Salon Privé

    Veritas RS III – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    You remember the Veritas RS III? The open-cockpit supercar is a revival of the 40's-era BMW racing team, spearheaded by a crew of enthusiasts dedicated to making the most visceral, back-to-basics driving machine known to man. With a ...

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    Concours d'LeMons to invade Monterey

    The same folks who bring you the 24 Hours of LeMons are taking the revolution to the plutocrats: on August 15 of this year they'll be breaking the Monterey ice with the Concours d'LeMons at Toro Park. It's a car show that's not merely "all about stuff that you haven't seen every damn August," it ...

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    This year's Tokyo Motor Show? JAMA Be There (but most of the world's automakers won't)

    What if one of the world's preeminent auto nations threw a party and nobody came? That's the question on everyone's minds today as the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) has announced that most of the world's major automakers have decided to sit out this fall's show. We already knew ...

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    REPORT: German automakers could join others in skipping Tokyo Motor Show

    Although Volvo has already said that it would not participate in this October's Tokyo Motor Show, the Swedish automaker's German contemporaries are reportedly dragging their feet on similar public announcements in an effort to not be the first from their country to do so. According to a brief ...

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    Here's Mud In Your Eye: Ford Raptor gets new microsite

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the F-150 Raptor driving simulator
    Ford is looking to drum up some extra interest in its F-150 SVT Raptor off-road specialist ahead of its actual on-sale date (which is still only listed as "coming soon") with the introduction of a new dedicated microsite that ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Nissan pulls out of most 2009 auto shows

    Autoblog has learned that Nissan is withdrawing its presence from the fiscal 2009 show season, with the following exceptions: Geneva, New York, Shanghai, and Tokyo. That means that Nissan will still have a presence at most of the major international shows that generate the lion's share of media ...

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    REPORT: Sydney Motor Show scrapped, Melbourne to go on

    Eight automotive brands failed to make the trip to this year's Detroit Auto Show. Compare that to last year's Sydney Auto Show in Australia, where eighteen brands declined the offer to showcase their wares, and you might conclude that things in Cobo Hall really aren't that bad. The shortfall of ...

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    Muy Triste! Barcelona Motor Show scrapped for 2009*

    With every major city and its suburbs hosting their own auto shows, we can't be everywhere. Most major news occurs at the major auto shows, but this year, our absence will be missed at one less auto show than last year, because organizers have announced the cancellation the Barcelona Motor ...

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    Event Alert: January Calendar of Automotive Events

    This year's Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) should be even bigger than last year despite dropouts
    Thanks to your suggestions, last month we added a Google Calendar after the jump so you can bookmark it and constantly receive updates as we add them. We appreciate all of your input and hope you find our ...

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    Event Alert: December Calendar of Automotive Events

    Last year's Motor4Toys event, which collected more than 15,000 toys for needy kids
    We started our monthly calendar of events last month and learned almost immediately that we will never be able to make it as comprehensive as everyone would like, but that's where you come in. Take a look at the ...

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    Event Alert: November calendar of automotive events

    One of the big changes we made at Autoblog a couple of years ago was adding more live coverage of events with photos and impressions to hopefully make you feel like you were there with us. While we love going to these races, auto shows, concours and cruises to report on them for you, we know there ...

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    $90m upgrade to Cobo being pushed as automakers drop out

    The North American International Auto Show is by far the largest auto show in North America, but the small, aging facility that houses the new car party is prompting automakers to ditch the event all-together. In response to news that Suzuki has joined Porsche in bowing out of the 2009 show, the ...

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    Poll: New York 2008: Top debuts of the show (w/ Poll)

    The 2008 New York Auto Show press preview is in the books, and now it's the public's turn to roam the floor in the Javits Center. After thinking things over, we thought we'd put together a video of our top five most significant introductions from the show. New York served as a launching pad for ...

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    New York 2008: Mercedes burns oil and rubber

    Click above for high-res gallery from Daimler's press conferenceJust like any good political campaign, Mercedes came to the New York Auto Show touting nothing much as a whole lot. Actually, the faux political rally might have been less than compelling with its old news, but the new M Class sporting ...

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    New York 2008: 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe live reveal [w/VIDEO]

    Click above for high-res live shots of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice CoupeA self-effacing and impeccably dressed Bob Lutz took shots at the old Pontiac during the live reveal of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe. Busting on the arrowhead's former taste for cladding and Iron Dukes in the "excitement" ...


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