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    Detroit 2009: 2010 Cadillac SRX live [w/VIDEO]

    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]

    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]

    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

    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]

    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: The 2010 Shelby GT500 LIVE! [w/VIDEO]

    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: Chevy Spark playing to a familiar Beat [w/VIDEO]

    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]

    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: Hyundai Genesis, Ford F-150 win North American Car and Truck of the Year

    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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    Detroit 2009: Subaru Legacy Concept shows its face

    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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    Autoblog Podcast #110

    It's been snowy. We have day jobs. We're feverishly preparing for Detroit. All excuses, as none will mask the fact that Episode #110 of the Autoblog Podcast is a couple days late. It's a pre-Detroit extravaganza, as Chris and Sam discuss what's going to be worth seeing at the recession-quieted ...

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    Cabrio Pickup Leisure Car! First Kia Soulster photo, info leaked

    The best description of the Kia Soulster comes via a Google translation of's post on it: Cabrio pick-up leisure car. Hey, works for us. What we appear to have in the Soulster is a cool-looking compact, four-seater (note that headrest behind the B-pillar) that's sort of in the vein of ...

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    '09 Detroit Auto Show, now with 100% less Nissan

    Visitors to the Detroit Auto Show will be able to eyeball a bunch of Chinese cars that have virtually no hope of ever being sold in the U.S., but they won't be able to scope out the Maxima... or 370Z... or Cube. You'll remember that Nissan formally announced that neither it nor its luxobrand ...

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    Detroit Preview: Bentley GTC Speed is last, but not least

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Bentley GTC Speed
    The Bentley GTC has only been out for two years and a bit, but you might not know that; the car is so popular in some parts that it has become something like Ugg Boots for the monied-up automotive fashionista. Like its other Continental ...

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    Detroit Preview: 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 bites back

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2010 Ford Shelby GT500
    When Ford introduced the new 2010 Mustang at the LA Auto Show in November, marketing boss Jim Farley promised the next chapter in the Mustang story would be revealed at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Well that time has arrived ...

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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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