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    New York Preview: Kia teases Magentis (a.k.a. Optima) midsize sedan

    2011 Kia Magentis sketch – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Kia is all set to debut the latest version of its Magentis midsize sedan at the New York Auto Show in April. Not familiar with the Magentis? Actually, you likely are – the Magentis is known as the Optima here in the ...

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    Officially Official: Nissan Juke coming to America

    Nissan Juke – Click above to enlarge
    We've now officially heard it from the horse's Nissan's mouth. Today at a pre-Chicago Auto Show event, Nissan confirmed what we've been hearing for the last month: the funky Juke will jive its way to America this Fall. The small crossover was presaged ...

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    Video: 2011 BMW X5 blasting around in the snow, starting at $46,675

    2011 BMW X5 - Click above for high-res image gallery. Click here to watch video.
    Yesterday we learned about the refreshed 2011 BMW X5 which goes on sale right after the New York Auto Show in April. Shortly after yesterday's announcement, BMW dropped over 150 new photos of the X5 on us, along ...

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    Officially Official: 2011 BMW X5 goes all turbo

    2011 BMW X5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The original BMW X5 marked Bimmer's first entry into the then-burgeoning SUV segment, and it remains a strong seller for the company, trailing only the 3 and 5 Series. The time has now rolled around for the X5's mid-cycle refresh, which brings ...

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    Heluva Good! Big renovations planned for Watkins Glen

    Watkins Glen is in for some renovations. The historic road course in upstate New York was once the home of the US Grand Prix, and today hosts races in the Indy Racing League, NASCAR, the Rolex Grand-Am series and the SCCA Speed World Challenge, not to mention several vintage racing series. It's a ...

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    VW building $125M flagship dealer complex on Manhattan's west side

    Rendering of new VW/Audi complex in Manhattan – Click above to view in high-res
    Volkswagen is building swanky new digs on New York City's west side for its VW and Audi brands. The automaker has purchased a 256,000 square foot space currently occupied by Potamkin GM (the Potamkin family has ...

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    New York State hiding tax increase behind throwback license plates?

    The great state of New York has just unveiled a new license plate design. They're calling it "Empire Gold," unlike the current drab white and blue plates that New Yorkers have been affixin' to their rides since 2001. However, 57,000 people have already filed a petition at a website called ...

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    Fail: Defect reportedly causing NYC car registration stickers to unstick

    Apparently, there have been some two million vehicle registration stickers and another 2.5 million inspection stickers issued this year in New York. No great shakes there – except for the fact that the stickers aren't living up to their names, as they are refusing to securely affix ...

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    REPORT: Bernie wants F1 in NYC, 0-60 already has the plans

    Formula One impresario Bernie Ecclestone has made no secret of his desire to see his series make a stop in the Big Apple – Manhattan, in point of fact. To that end, our friends at 0-60 thought they'd help him out by drawing up a suggested courses – in fact, in an oddly prescient move, ...

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    REPORT: GM gets out from under its polluted sites scot-free

    Among those clamoring for attention and payouts from Motors Liquidation Co., the company that assumed General Motors' unwanted assets after its Chapter 11 filing, are the environmental and economic redevelopment departments of state governments. According to reports, when GM exited bankruptcy, ...

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    Motorcyclist sues NY State Police over motorbike-only roadblocks

    Upstate New York has earned a reputation as the speeding ticket capital of the country, but even with overeager state troopers patrolling the highways, motorcyclists feel singled out by law enforcement. That's why one rider/attorney is taking the state police, along with county and state officials ...

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    REPORT: Cars officially banned from New York's Time Square

    The crossroads of North America is about to become a lot more pedestrian-friendly. New York City's Times Square is reportedly getting a makeover to make it car-free. According to an Associated Press report, portions of Broadway from 42nd Street up to 47th and from 33rd to 35th are being closed to ...

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    Montreal, Niagara Falls, New York City: F1 looks to return to North America

    Since the Canadian Grand Prix was canceled for this season, Formula One has been entirely absent from North America. But participating automakers, investors and organizers alike know that the North American market is vital and can't be overlooked, and to that end several new developments are said ...

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    New York: 2010 Mazdaspeed3 is shiny, happy

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the 2010 Mazdaspeed3
    Yes, we saw it in Geneva in MPS guise, but if you wander over to the New York Auto Show over the next week or so, you'll get to eyeball the U.S.-spec 2010 Mazdaspeed3 in person. By now, you should know what to expect:: 263 turbocharged ...

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    FAIL: Multi-level Parking in NYC

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    We saw plenty of these multi-level parking structures during our trip to NYC this past week, and even commented on how their space efficiency would work well in our own cities where giant parking garages dominate the landscape. Perhaps we spoke too soon. ...

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    New York: Spyker C8 Aileron makes North American debut

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Spyker C8 Aileron
    Dutch car manufacturer Spyker unveiled its updated version of the C8, the Aileron, last month in Geneva, but the U.S. is getting its first look at the quirky supercar in New York. While the car doesn't look like that much different than ...

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    New York: Steve Saleen's SMS 570X ups the ante with 700 supercharged horses

    SMS 570X debut - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Under the bright sunlight of the Javits Center's Crystal Palace atrium, Steve Saleen took the covers off of his latest creation, the SMS 570X. The Dodge Challenger-based muscle car registers a few rungs above the 570 that we first viewed at its ...

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    New York: TRG Motorsports puts SLR 722 GT on display

    Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR 722 GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The McLaren SLR isn't the most conventional platform on which to create a racecar, but when everything is said and done, it sure looks the part. TRG Motorsports brought one such example, dubbed the SLR 722 GT, to ...

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    New York: Top 25 desktop wallpapers

    Click above for the top 25 desktop wallpapers from the 2009 New York Auto Show
    Things have wound down here in the Big Apple, which means it's time for us to sift through our memory cards and pick out the best photos from the last two days so that you can adorn your desktop with the latest and ...

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    New York 2009: Hyundai Nuvis concept hints at next-gen CUVs

    Hyundai Nuvis concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first hint of what we can expect from the next generation Tucson and Santa Fe crossovers was revealed today at the New York Auto Show as the Hyundai Nuvis concept. The sweeping creases echo and expand upon Hyunadi's design ...


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