In a little over 61 days, Toyota will unleash the third-generation of its world-beating hybrid, the Prius. We've already grown a bit tired of being teased with shots of Prius bits that are seemingly only interesting to the few super-duper die-hard fans of Toyota's hybrid hatch, but the appearance of a new mini-site with the always-fun countdown clock for the car is kinda cool. We also dig the imagery of the now-iconic slippery shape of the car as it shows off its wind tunnel supremacy. For the r
The 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is looming ever closer, which means the process to choose the 2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year has begun. The organization behind the very prestigious awards has trotted out the list of semi-finalists for both awards, which includes 26 vehicles total with 14 contenders for COTY and 12 for TOTY.
The Detroit auto show gets unbelievable international coverage from thousands of journalists, and they're all hoping to come out of the show with some kind of scoop. But with everyone attending the same press conferences and interviewing the same executives, that's practically impossible to do. And yet, this year they made it easy for me to get my own scoop, because most of the media ignored what may be the most important design awards in the industry.
The 2008 North American International Auto Show press preview has drawn to a close, and now it's time for the public to have its turn in Cobo. As they throw open the doors to the masses, we wanted to give you another opportunity to check out all the concepts and production vehicles that debuted over the past three days. Everything we've covered is listed and linked below along with a corresponding gallery, and at the bottom you'll find the most intriguing, strange and (gasp) educational posts f