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The 2013 Subaru BRZ Coupe

100k Toyota GT86, Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S units to be built

Last week, reports surfaced that only 6,000 examples of the Subaru BRZ would be coming to the United States but with a recent comment by the president of Fuji Heavy Industries that the two companies plan to build 100,000 copies of the joint venture sports car each year – it looks as though the limited quantities of the new Subaru, Toyota and Scion sports coupes could have been exaggerated.
The 2012 BMW 3 Series lineup

The 2012 BMW 328i fuel economy slashed by the feds

When BMW introduced the redesigned 2012 3 Series, the German automaker stated that their internal testing found that the new 328i would offer 36 miles per gallon but after going through the rigors of EPA testing, the company has been forced to lower their advertised fuel economy levels to just 33 miles per gallon – a reduction of almost 10% from where the company planned to be.
Jeremy Lin at the announcement of his new Volvo endorsement deal

NBA star Jeremy Lin inks endorsement deal with Volvo

Less than a week ago it was rumored that New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin was being pursued by Volvo to help with a new marketing campaign in China and today it became official, as Volvo announced a new global endorsement partnership that will focus primarily on the US and China – the two regions where the American-born point guard of Chinese descent is best known.
The Ford Police Interceptor models together

Ford announces EPA MPG ratings for Police Interceptors

Ford Motor Company recently announced the official EPA fuel economy ratings for their new Police Interceptor vehicles based on the 2013 Taurus and Explorer – surprisingly not finding the EcoBoost’d cop cars as the most efficient in the growing crowd of modern special service vehicles but they are still the quickest.

Downforce Racing misses financial deadline for Baltimore Grand Prix, city still confident

Downforce Racing, the new company overseeing the planning of the Baltimore Grand Prix, has missed an important deadline to provide financial updates to the city. However Baltimore city officials are still confident in Downforce Racing and their ability to put on the race.
2011 Nissan Leaf battery pack

Nissan's latest Leaf videos discusses battery pack warranties and the new plant in Smyrna TN

Many are concerned about warranty coverage of the Nissan Leaf battery pack, it's expected useful life-time, what sort of repairs are needed for the battery pack, and what about that factory in Smyrna that's supposed to increase Nissan Leaf production.

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