Latest Automotive News

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General Motors to auction off first retail 2011 Chevy Volt for Detroit Public Schools

During an event at the Detroit Hamtramck to celebrate the production of the 2011 Chevy Volt, GM North America President Mark Reuss announced that the first 2011 Chevy Volt built for the retail market would be auctioned off to benefit the Detroit Public School system.

BMW Mini Countryman Has 5 Star Safety

The BMW Mini Countryman has earned 5 stars in the latest European crash test results. It was awarded for its array of standard safety equipment as well as its pedestrian protection measures – a standard not typically evoked in the United States. The 5 stars, the most available, should indicate the Mini Countryman will seem similar scores from the National Highway Safety and Transportation Administration (NHSTA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

RideTech Velocity Camaro Being Auctioned

The Ride Tech Velocity 1968 Camaro is being auctioned off at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Jan. 22, 2011 (lot #1278 if you're wondering). This Camaro with an exterior that is Hot Hues Velocity Orange, that was specifically mixed for this car, and a black interior, is a beautiful example of modern technology meets classic styling. It's just packed full of goodies.