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    Detroit 2009: The 2010 Chevy Equinox [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to live shots of the 2010 Chevy Equinox from Detroit
    The 2010 Chevy Equinox showed its new face alongside the 2010 Cadillac SRX in Detroit today, and it was a tossup as to which looked better. Regardless of where you stand on the Equinox' appearance, the new CUV is a far more ...

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    Detroit 2009: Audi Sportback concept, coming soon as the A7 [w/VIDEO]
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    click the Sportback concept for a high res gallery of what to expect from the A7
    Audi continues to underscore the importance of the US market to its future fortunes with two world debuts at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to the R8 V10 that we saw last month, we got our first look at the ...

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    Detroit 2009: Kia Soul'ster guns for fun and frolic
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Kia Soul'ster
    The Kia Soul has people talking. Specifically, you. Kia's media presentation here in Detroit highlighted feedback from the Autoblog commentariat. No, we didn't know in advance, but you won't hear us complaining either. However, the star of ...

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    Detroit 2009: Dodge Ram HD goes for the Big Horn
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Dodge Ram HD
    The 2009 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty was left to rumble on its own out back while the electric concepts took to the Chrysler stage at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. But the hulking oil-burner certainly deserves mention. Powerplants come in two ...

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    Detroit 2009: 2010 Cadillac SRX live [w/VIDEO]
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    Click image above for live gallery of the 2010 Cadillac SRX from Detroit
    When the 2010 Cadillac SRX rolled onto the stage at the Detroit Auto Show, we knew what was to expect. But seeing it in the sheetmetal gave us a new found respect for the styling of the Caddy crossover.It's an all-new ...

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    Detroit 2009: Jeep Patriot Extended-Range Vehicle appears in D-town [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Jeep Patriot EV
    So sayeth Chrysler and ENVI, Chrysler's electric vehicle partner, "the Jeep Patriot EV expands our portfolio of ENVI electric-drive vehicles and is just one more example of what is possible through the technology Chrysler is developing." ...

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    Detroit 2009: Dodge Circuit EV [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Dodge Circuit EV
    The circuit is one of those things that makes us go "Hmmm." It is not particularly attractive, not particularly innovative, and not particularly noteworthy except that it's an electric car with "Dodge" written on it. The 200kW (268 hp) motor ...

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    Detroit 2009: Volkswagen Concept BlueSport roadster live
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    Click above for a live gallery of the Volkswagen Concept BlueSport
    Volkswagen's Concept BlueSport should go a long way towards making the term "diesel performance" a household name. While it might seem to be an oxymoron to some, seeing it at the Detroit Auto Show, we can tell you that if it reaches ...

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    Detroit 2009: Chrysler 200C Concept, what the Sebring should have been [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chrysler 200C Concept
    We were beginning to worry that the 300C was all Ralph Gilles had in him. But if the Chrysler 200C Concept is what Chrysler's styling star can bring to the hitherto dull banquet of Chrysler design, then he should have been placed in ...

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    Detroit 2009: BMW pulls the cover off the new Z4
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 BMW Z4
    BMW had a Cirque du Soleil wannabe hanging upside down from a curtain to pull the sheets off of the 2010 BMW Z4 at the Detroit Auto Show. The Z4 is the third generation of BMW's small roadster since the original Z3 debuted in the mid-90s. This ...

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    Detroit 2009: The 2010 Shelby GT500 LIVE! [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for live, high-res shots of the 2010 Shelby GT500
    After an extensive talk about the Ford's efficiency-focused future, in which we'll all be driving battery-powered vehicles with charging points at every parking space, President of the Americas Mark Fields, resplendent in his ...

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    Detroit 2009: Ford ready to electrify the masses with EV car in 2012 [w/VIDEO]
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    Ford is betting that efficiency will be paramount in the long term. The new Fusion Hybrid? That's the tip of the iceberg. Today in Cobo Arena, the Ford execu-quartet of product chief Derrick Kuzak, CEO Alan Mulally, President of the Americas Mark Fields, and Bill Ford presented the green roadmap ...

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    Detroit 2009: Chevy Orlando Concept comes stateside, production version due in 2011 [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando Concept
    Among the array of various concept and production vehicles at the GM display was the Chevy Orlando Concept that made its world debut in Paris just a few months prior. Based on the same platform as the Cruze, the Orlando offers seven ...

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    Detroit 2009: Lexus HS250h, world's first dedicated luxury hybrid
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Lexus HS 250h
    On the 20th anniversary of the unveiling of the original Lexus LS400 in Detroit, Toyota's premium brand debuted the world's first dedicated luxury hybrid. The HS250h shares many of its components with the third generation Prius that we ...

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    Detroit 2009: Chevy Spark playing to a familiar Beat [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res image gallery of the Chevy Beat/Spark unveiling
    While details remain sparse, General Motors rolled out its three-door Beat Concept from the 2007 New York Auto Show, promising that a version of the car will be produced beginning in 2010 for foreign markets, and for the US ...

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    Detroit 2009: Cadillac Converj [w/ VIDEO]
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    Click image above for live shots of the Cadillac Converj Concept
    Cadillac just took the wraps off a new concept based on the Chevy Volt's "Voltec" drivetrain (that's a new moniker, by the way). The angular coupe is called the Converj and it is drop-dead gorgeous. With styling that is instantly ...

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    Detroit 2009: Volvo S60 Concept debuts sexy Scandinavian design
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Volvo S60 Concept
    Volvo's big deal for the 2009 Detroit Auto Show is the S60 Concept, which debuts a new design direction for the Scandinavian brand once known for elevating the art of boxes on wheels. Volvo has continually evolved its signature design ...

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    Detroit 2009: Hyundai Genesis, Ford F-150 win North American Car and Truck of the Year
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    Like an automotive continuation of the BCS bowls, winners were crowned for the 16th North American Car of the Year and North American Truck of the Year awards at the Detroit Auto Show this morning. Voted on by 50 automotive journalists in various media from the U.S. and Canada (where's Mexico?), ...

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    ABG First Drive: 2010 Honda Insight, 63.4 mpg!
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2010 Honda Insight
    2009 is shaping up to be a big year for hybrids as Ford launches the Fusion and Milan hybrids, Toyota brings us the third generation Prius and the new Lexus HS250h and Honda revives the Insight brand. The original Insight was the ...

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    Detroit 2009: Subaru Legacy Concept shows its face
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Subaru Legacy Concept
    The official unveiling doesn't take place until later this afternoon, but Subaru has already released the details on the Legacy Concept it's introducing this year at Detroit. We only have the head-on shot at the moment, but what ...

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