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    Report: Aston CEO claims Cygnet cancelled because Toyota is dropping iQ in 2014
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    While slow sales and a $50,000 price tag may have been contributing factors to the Aston Martin Cygnet being cancelled last month, Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez is pointing the finger at Toyota for the demise of this luxurious little city car. In a discussion with Autocar, Bez is quoted as saying ...

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    Followup: Fewer than 150 Cygnet superminis sold before Aston clipped its wings
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    The Aston Martin Cygnet wasn't exactly a hot seller during its two-year production run, which ended as of late last month. But despite British racing icon Sir Stirling Moss gifting one to his wife for her birthday, it seems that Britons didn't really care for it either: only 150 Cygnets were sold ...

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    Report: Aston Martin Cygnet bumbles its way out of production
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    According to a report in Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, the Aston Martin Cygnet has gone out of production. Although its name means "little swan," it never really got away from being the ugly-yet-seemingly-necessary duckling in the English automaker's lineup. Not for lack of trying, though, with ...

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    Report: Scion iQ fails dearly to impress Consumer Reports
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    Slow, uncomfortable and noisy. That's what Consumer Reports says about the Scion iQ. After giving it a good going-over, the magazine gives it a road test score of 29. That ranks it near the bottom of all new cars CR has reviewed. Very near. In fact, the only new car currently rated lower is the ...

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    Video: Toyota uses IQ minicar to help improve Google Street View
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    Google Street View vehicles have logged millions of miles in an effort to display video of every street imaginable, but unfortunately the G-Mobile is too big for a few European roads. But instead of leaving the thin and narrow out of Street View, Team Google has employed the diminutive Toyota iQ ...

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    Report: Toyota greenlights iQ Supercharger Concept for production [w/video]
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    Here's a surprise: Toyota has announced the company will produce the iQ Supercharger first unveiled at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon in limited quantities. The automaker has confirmed the development at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. The vehicles will be built by partner Gazoo Racing and will feature a ...

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    Report: Toyota patent hints at sportier iQ
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    Toyota may be hard at work on a new version of the company's iQ microcar. The sleuths at Carscoop have managed to uncover a patent rendering of the fuel-sipping sub-compact wearing some considerably more aggressive bodywork. It's unclear whether these designs are meant for the U.S.-market iQ or ...

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    SEMA: Scion iQ Pit Boss by Cartel and iQ-MR by Tatsu are a wild bunch
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    Scion has turned its newest model, the iQ, over to some of the most ambitious tuners in the U.S. for SEMA 2011, and the results do not disappoint. Cartel has gone crazy with the company's miniscule hatchback by turning it into a wild paddock service vehicle. With storage for tools and tires as ...

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    Official: iQ will be Scion's focus at SEMA
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    Scion is headed to SEMA 2011 with a total of seven concept cars tuned by some of the most creative customizers around. Cartel, Dynamic, 686, Michael Chang, Jon Sibal and Tatsu have all turned their attentions toward the automaker's lineup, and the results are as varied as the shops that built ...

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    Toyota first to market with MirrorLink functionality in iQ
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    Toyota Touch – the Euro-spec version of Entune – is gaining one more functionality in the Toyota (not Scion) iQ: Toyota Touch Life. The system is the first to use the Car Connectivity Consortium's (CCC) MirrorLink technology, which can port an exact replica of a connected ...

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    Report: Aston Martin can't build Cygnet fast enough to keep up with demand
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    Call it practical, call it luxurious, or call it a thinly veiled dilution of a legendary marque. –Whatever you want to call the Aston Martin Cygnet, at the end of the day, there are apparently a sizable number of customers lining up to drop the approximate equivalent of $50,000 on the ...

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    Vilner takes on Scion iQ, tries to outdo Aston Martin Cygnet
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    Nasko Vilner is the Bulgarian tuner best known for reworking interiors into luxurious cabins fit for a king. Vilner's latest creation, however, is best fit for a king living in the city. The Vilner iQ forgoes the cloth seats of its plebeian Toyota and Scion counterparts, and instead, the front ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Scion iQ
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    Scion's Supermini Outsmarts Smart Despite a flurry of media attention at launch, sales of the Smart ForTwo have done a nosedive since its Stateside debut in 2008. Unsurprising, considering you could strap a lawnmower engine onto Yao Ming's left rollerskate and build a better car. But the ForTwo ...

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    Breaking: 2012 Scion iQ priced from $15,995*
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    The 2012 Scion iQ will be priced from $15,995 (including destination charges) when it hits U.S. showrooms this fall. Scion says the iQ's U.S. launch, which has been postponed on numerous occasions due to various issues including the March 11 quake in Japan, will hit the West Coast first in ...

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    Report: Scion iQ delayed again, this time due to quake-related parts shortages
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    The Scion iQ will be getting the States even later than we thought, thanks to Toyota's parts supply woes. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, Scion now says the microcar, which was supposed to bow late this summer, has been postponed indefinitely. Scion brass won't speculate on when the iQ will ...

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    Toyota GRMN iQ Racing Concept headlines TMC's Tokyo Auto Salon roster
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    Toyota GRMN iQ Racing Concept – Click above for high-res image
    SEMA may take the proverbial cake for the American tuner scene, but the Vegas expo isn't the only tuner show in the world. And with the Tokyo Auto Salon currently underway, Toyota has a wide variety of cars on display under ...

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    Report: 60 out of 77 Aston Martin One-77 supercars already sold - at $1.87M each
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    Aston Martin One-77 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The One-77 is the rarest of all Aston Martin models, with a grand total of 77 units for the rest of forever (well, assuming they decide against a Volante model). Add in a body that is made with copious amounts of carbon fiber, a ...

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    Toyota iQ Disco makes us glad we don't live in Germany... or the Seventies
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    Toyota iQ Disco – Click above for high-res images
    If you thought the recently green-lit Aston Martin Cygnet is little more than an over-glitzed version of the Toyota iQ, then you've got another thing coming. Well, to Germany, anyway. And it comes straight from Toyota. It's called the iQ ...

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    Scion iQ to hit dealerships in March 2011
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    2011 Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've all heard the rhetoric about how small cars are primed to be big sellers over the next few years, and nobody seems to be responding to that direction sooner than Toyota. The Japanese automaker is getting ready to challenge the ...

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    Report: Tesla CTO confirms building two mules for Toyota
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    AutoblogGreen had the rare opportunity on Friday to chat with Toyota CEO and president Akio Toyoda. During the conversation, he revealed that a prototype vehicle with a Tesla electric drive unit was under construction. Tesla's Chief Technology Officer, J.B. Straubel, has confirmed this to CNN ...

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