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What Car is reporting that the European Parliament has graciously agreed to allow Britain to continue using the mile a bit longer. How nice of them. The EU has just passed a broad measure that allows shops to continue to display imperial and metric measures, thus keeping Britain from having to switch their speedometers and road signs to kilometers. The governing body had previously asked for firm dates from Britain and Ireland to make the switch and stop using Imperial measures, and though their

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Coming from a Belgian company called Green Propulsion is the Imperia GP. It's equipped with 174hp 2.0L V-4 combined with a 130hp electric motor. Electrical energy is stored in a 8.2kWh lithium polymer battery. The plug-in retro-styled coupe can supposedly deliver CO2 emissions of only 87g/km in combined driving. Running on batteries alone, the coupe can accelerate from 0-62mph in 7.1 sec. With both the electric motor and engine running that drops to 4.8 sec. We'd love to see more than just a ren

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Automotive News is reporting that Chrysler is very close to a decision on whether or not to build a sedan based on the Chrysler Imperial concept that was unveiled at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Frank Klegon, the Chrysler Group's product development chief, tells AN that development teams have delivered to management all of the info required to make the right decision, but unfortunately any hint as to what that decision will be was not forthcoming. Whether or not th

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We still haven't finished going through our pics from Monterey's week-long carfest. Here is a quick wallpaper gallery of concepts, coachbuilds and new production models displayed on the putting green outside The Lodge at the Pebble Beach Golf Links. The Glickenhaus commissioned P4/5, the stubby Dodge Hornet, the Phantom look-alike Chrysler Imperial, the "Darth Vader GT" Maybach Exelero... all there, along with a handful of other concepts and a few near-production-ready models. Follow the jump fo

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