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2011 Nissan Leaf, dressed for Easter

Electric car advocacy with Nissan LEAF's dressed in bunny ears, in an Easter parade

April is a prime month for electric car owners to show off their cars at Earth Day events, but an Easter parade in Campbell CA afforded the SF Bay BayLeaf's group to show 12 Nissan Leaf's, dress their cars as giant bunny rabbits, and do a bit of fun electric car advocacy.
2014 Chevrolet Impala

Seven Vehicles from New York Auto Show That Will Be Important

After having spent a couple days at the New York International Auto Show media days, I've come away with a few impressions. OEMs are really focusing on fuel efficiency, design, and technology like never before. Here's a look at seven of the most important models from the show, which is the last major auto show in the U.S. until the Los Angeles Show in November.
The Chrysler 300C Concept

Chrysler Group sending 2 unique concepts to Beijing

The ink hasn’t dried on the press releases from the 2012 New York Auto Show as the general public begins to pour into the Javits Center in NYC but the automotive world has already looked forward – with the Chrysler Group announcing a pair of wild looking concepts based on production models headed for the 2012 Beijing Motor Show that opens later this month.
The Acura RLX Concept

The Acura RLX Concept debuts at the NY Auto Show

Among the big debuts at the 2012 New York Auto Show was the Acura RLX Concept and while this new flagship luxury sedan from Honda might not have gotten the most attention from the media at the Big Apple show – American Honda expects the future production version of the Acura RLX to help Acura compete more with other full size luxury sedans in North America.
The new 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R

The 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R puts the snake back into ALMS racing

Everyone knew that the new 2013 SRT Viper would make its debut this week at the 2012 New York Auto Show but SRT CEO and President surprised the motorsports world when introduced the new SRT Viper GTS-R – a purpose built race version of the new Viper destined for the ranks of the American LeMans Series (ALMS).
The photoshopped image of the Shelby 1000 with the wheels up

The Shelby 1000 Mustang makes its auto show debut in New york

While the ultra high performance Ford Mustang built by Shelby American made its online debut in pictures that turned out to be photoshopped, the 2012 New York Auto Show brought the incredible new Shelby 1000 Mustang into the public eye for the first time at the same auto show that introduced the world to the Shelby name back in 1962.
The Nissan Leaf

Nissan's Ghosn says electric vehicles will be 10% of new cars sold in 2020

In a keynote address at the NY Auto Show yesterday, Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn remained bullish and confident in the Nissan-Renault zero emissions vehicle vision, that the two companies will have sold 1.5 million electric cars worldwide by 2016, and that rising oil prices will be the driver.
The DeLorean DMCev

The new DeLorean DMC electric vehicle at the New York Auto Show

It has been over 35 years since John DeLorean debuted his vision of the new age of automobiles at the 1977 Detroit Auto Show but with the opening of the 2012 New York International Auto Show, the epic gullwing American sports car made its reemergence into the auto show world – this time powered by a high tech electric drivetrain in the form of the new DeLorean DMCev.
The 2012 BMW M6 Convertible

The 560hp 2012 BMW M6 Convertible debuts at the NY Auto Show

Among the world debuts at the 2012 New York Auto Show is the introduction of the 2012 BMW M6 Convertible - a high performance droptop slated to hit North American dealerships this summer with a price starting well above the $100k mark but just like the M6 Coupe, the M6 ‘vert comes with all of the high performance goodies that you would expect from BMW’s performance division.
Infiniti LE Concept front quarter view

Infiniti LE Concept unveils 0 emissions luxury that requires no plugs

The New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) promised a lot of great unveils this year, but the Infiniti LE Concept may be the best yet, featuring not only zero emissions driving with luxurious style, but hands-free powering via self-parking, inductive charging - because luxury shouldn't require wires and plugs.

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