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NASCAR ponders life without support of Detroit automakers [w/poll!]

Car and Driver's April Fools' Day joke about President Obama ordering the Detroit 3 automakers out of stock car racing has apparently got NASCAR officials pondering the ramifications of such a mass exodus. Suffice it to say, they are not laughing. Jeff Burton, driver of a Chevrolet-badged racecar for Richard Childress Racing, said, "I think the climate that we're in today, it

Hyundai goes for popemobile market with new i10

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Consumer Reports gets exclusive first drive of Chevy Volt

Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2011 Chevy Volt

Aero-Tonto SEAT uses wind to power headlights

Click above for a high-res image of the wind-assisted SEAT Ibiza Ecomotive

Ford and GM team up to save the light duty diesel V8 as the "PowerMax"

Just when it looked like all hope was lost for us diesel fans when it comes to light duty vehicles in the US market, our buddy Mike Levine at Pickuptrucks.com has the scoop on a plan to revive GM's 4.5-liter DuraMax. Several months back, Ford shelved plans to build a 4.4-liter diesel of its own design for the F-150 and more recently General Motors canceled its engine. The beleaguered Detroit automakers have now decided that there is still a market for such an engine even if it didn't make sense

Kia's Aero-Soul takes advantage of the wind, reduces fuel consumption

Click above for a high-res image gallery of the wind-powered Kia Soul

Oldsmobile Redux: The rest of the story...

Earlier this week, in an example of cross-magazine synergy, both Automobile and Car and Driver ran April Fool's gags trumpeting the return of a rejuvenated, Toyota-owned Oldsmobile. The pubs even shared the same images, which depicted Oldsmofied versions of the T

April Foolery: Kia introduces the KEE_wii sans steering wheel

Click the image above for a host of high-res images of the Kia Kee.