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    Video: Mulally unwittingly confirms next-gen Ford Ranger for U.S. market? [*UPDATED]
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    Alan Mulally on CNBC – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Our trusty spy photographers have captured the next-generation Ford Ranger out testing several times now, but speculation continues to swirl over whether or not this trucklet will be available for U.S. consumption. After ...

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    MotoGP 2010 USA: Live action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [Spoilers]
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    MotoGP action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're live from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca today for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, and we just witnessed some awesome racing action. Well, awesome for some riders, less so for others. For instance, we're ...

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    2012 Dodge Durango (or is that Magnum?) revealed on Twitter
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    Ah, the magic of the interwebs. Chrysler has yet to officially reveal the 2012 Dodge Durango (which could yet be birthed under the name Magnum), but we've come across this rather nonchalant camera phone photo taken by one of the Twitterati. Judging from the Durango/Magnum spy shots that have ...

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    BREAKING: GM to buy AmeriCredit Corp for $3.5B
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    General Motors has just announced its intent to acquire AmeriCredit Corp. According to the automaker, the move should give dealers an added finance option when it comes to putting car shoppers into a new vehicle. Since GM and GMAC parted ways back in 2006, buyers looking to purchase a car or truck ...

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    Toyota reportedly subpoenaed for steering rod documents
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    Automotive News reports that a federal grand jury in New York has subpoenaed Toyota for documentation related to a component in the steering mechanism of some of its vehicles. The company announced that the subpoena came on June 29, but isn't yet saying publicly which vehicles are involved with ...

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    GM launches new low-cost brand in China and it's a 'treasured horse'
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    While the German automakers – and Buick – mop up outrageous demand for their wares in China's major metropolitan and coastal cities, General Motors wants to be the nameplate of choice in the secondary cities and the interior. And now in conjunction with its joint-venture partners SAIC ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS spotted completely nude
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    One would think that if Mercedes-Benz was really invested in keeping the upcoming 2011 CLS under wraps, it wouldn't be conducting an official photo shoot right outside of the company's museum in Stuttgart. Evidently, though, that's not the case. One keen-eyed visitor to the halls of Silver Arrow ...

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    BREAKING: WSJ says crash data points to pedal misapplication in Toyota sudden acceleration cases
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    After receiving more than 3,000 reports of sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles, the U.S. Department of Transportation has concluded that driver error was actually at fault. According to The Wall Street Journal, investigators analyzing different data recorders from Toyota vehicles found that at ...

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    Report: Toyota says Corolla/Matrix steering issue not a defect, will offer fix to complainers
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    2009-2010 Toyota Matrix – click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in February, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an investigation of 749,685 2009 and 2010 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles for a potential steering issue. And while we haven't heard much ...

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    Patents filed for Volkswagen Jetta Coupe
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    Volkswagen NCC patents – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Take a look at what Carscoop's managed to dig up. It seems Volkswagen's been busy securing patents for its New Compact Coupe. Do these filings mean Volkswagen is seriously considering the addition of a Jetta Coupe to the ...

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    Video: BMW teases 1 Series M Coupe [*UPDATED]
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    BMW 1 Series M Coupe – Click above to view the video after the jump
    We've waited a long time for this. And not just for the official name. BMW has released the first teaser video of its upcoming 1 Series M Coupe and "excited" doesn't begin to describe how we're feeling. The video after the ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Acura TL getting rhinoplasty?
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    2011 Acura TL – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When it comes to Acura's corporate schnoz, you likely fall into one of two camps: you either loathe the chrome nose or you really loathe the chrome nose. There doesn't seem to be much in between. So to address its derisive looks, Acura ...

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    Officially Official: Volvo V60 sports wagon gets (surprisingly) rockin' intro [w/video]
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    2011 Volvo V60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo has just sauntered into the battle to convince the world that wagons are as cool as they are functional with a new launch video for the company's very sexy V60 long-roof. The car's hobbies appear to be rocking out across the open ...

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    Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport sets land speed record at 267.81 mph!
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    Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As production of the Bugatti Veyron winds toward its eventual conclusion, Bugatti has created what is likely to be the ultimate version of its world-beating hypercar: the Super Sports. Bugatti sent its official test ...

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    BREAKING: 10,000 Chevrolet Volts in 2011, 30,000 in 2012
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a live video webchat this afternoon, Tony DiSalle, marketing director for the Chevrolet Volt, announced the production volumes for the first two years. General Motors plans to build 10,000 Volts by the end of the 2011 ...

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    Live Webcast: 2011 Land Rover LRX Evoque reveal starts... now *UPDATE
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    Land Rover Range Rover Evoque live reveal – Click above to watch the live webcast after the jump
    It's been less than 24 hours since we told you that Land Rover would be pulling the wraps off of its new baby LRX crossover (or whatever it ends up being called when it reaches showrooms). Well, ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota admits 270,000 cars have faulty engines worldwide
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    2010 Lexus LS460 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 20 years, odds are few people will remember that 2010 was one of the worst years for Toyota in terms of recalls, but for now, it seems like the company just can't win for losing. The company has announced that it is ...

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    Consumer Reports gives top marks to Nissan Altima and Hyundai Sonata among family sedans
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    2010 Nissan Altima and 2011 Hyundai Sonata – Click either image above for high-res image gallery
    The minds at Consumer Reports have just wrapped up testing on a handful of family sedans. The publication lined up the Chevrolet Impala, Hyundai Sonata, Nissan Altima and Suzuki Kizashi for a ...

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    Tesla reportedly raises $226 million with IPO of 13.3M shares *Update
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A lot of analysts were bullish on Tesla's initial stock offering, and a report from Bloomberg proves that the electric car start-up is a buy with the investors of the world. Tesla reportedly raised $226 million with its IPO, or 13.3 ...

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    Officially Official: Gordon Murray's T.25 city car revealed
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    Gordon Murray Design T.25 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After hinting at doing so for a couple of years, Gordon Murray has finally revealing his new T.25 city car at an event at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment in Oxford, England. The 1,212-pound car is just ...

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