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2012 Hyundai Veloster wins Urban Wheel Awards

Hyundai Adds More Accolades with Urban Car Award for Veloster

This is the week where the phrase "And the winner is …" inevitably seems to end with a Hyundai model name such as the Veloster being named Urban Car of the Year at the 16th Annual Urban Wheel Awards. The esteemed automotive event was held this week at the Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit, in conjunction with the opening of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
Weekly Chart of Tesla stock for week ending 2012-0113

Despite stock selloff, Tesla Model S impresses at NAIAS 2012

Despite the recent departure of two key developers which inspired recent stock selloff, Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA) assured investors that it is on schedule to meet the deliveries for its new Model S; and the display at NAIAS 2012 shows details that are no longer concept, but pre-production level in time for delivery by mid-2012 .
Hyundai is the leader in fleet average mpg thank to vehicle like the Sonata

Marginal new car efficiency improvement saving MILLION$

Of the 12.778 million light vehicles sold in the U.S. last year, a modest fleet-wide efficiency improvement of one half mile per gallon totaled a savings of $722 million at the gas pump. It also reduced the U.S. millions of barrels a day consumption habit by 214 million gallons of petrol, according to analysts at TrueCar.com. Divided among those cars and light trucks that’s roughly $60 each.
Mercedes-Benz E Superlight

Mercedes E Superlight to be a fuel cell car, coming in 2015

For months now, rumors have been circulating that Mercedes-Benz was working on a carbon-fiber-bodied sedan based on the E-class that would reduce weight radically while improving performance and fuel efficiency. Enter the Mercedes E Superlight, which will first release as a production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (HFCV) in 2015.
The 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector’s Edition

GM offering most powerful Corvette Convertible ever for 2013

The 2013 model year will mark the 60th anniversary of the fabled Chevrolet Corvette and to mark the occasion, General Motors will offer the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector’s Edition – the most capable, most powerful and most likely the fastest droptop Corvette built in the 60 year history of the ultimate American performance car.

Japanese automakers moving more production to North America

Due to the rising value of the yen compared to the American dollar, Toyota, Honda and Nissan have indicated more of their production for global markets is moving to North America. Doubtless, escaping the earthquake prone Pacific Rim provides even further incentive after the supply and production problems caused by last years natural disaster.
The Mercury Monterey

Ford recalling 200k+ minivans over torque convertor failure

Ford Motor Company and the folks at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced a recall of 2004 and 2005 model year Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans over a concern that they may have been built with defective torque convertor output shafts – a problem that could leave the vehicle “dead in the water” if the output shaft was to fail on the open road.
The 2001 Ford Escape

Ford recalls 244,000+ Escape SUVs for master cylinder fire risk

Ford Motor Company and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced a recall of over 244,000 2001 and 2002 model year Ford Escape compact sport utility vehicles over a concern that the master cylinder cap could leak – increasing the risk of an underhood fire if the problem is not addressed.

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