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Range Rover Evoque

North American Truck of the Year Upset - Range Rover Evoque Takes American Title

This year, the NAIAS pick for Truck of the Year is the Range Rover Evoque, a small, but capable and luxurious little SUV that began production in July, 2011. The win marks another upset in this usually American-dominated segment and award, though, interestingly, none of the Big 3 U.S. automakers was even on the competition's list for 2012.
The cover being pulled off of the 2013 Dodge Dart

The 2013 Dodge Dart introduced at just $15,995

The compact sedan market has become one of the most vital vehicle classes to the automakers doing business in North America and with the introduction of the 2013 Dodge Dart, the Chrysler Group will finally have a car that could be a major player in that segment – with a price of $15,995 making it less expensive than the bestselling models in that class.
2013 Ford Fusion

Ford refines the midsized segment with the all-new 2013 Fusion

Later today in Joe Louis Arena in Detroit as part of the 2012 North American International Auto Show, Ford Motor Company will unveil the entirely-new 2013 Ford Fusion - a car that will raise the bar for the midsized sedan segment with a level of luxury and fuel economy that has never before been seen in this segment.
The Cadillac ATS

The new Cadillac ATS will debut online this Sunday

We have expected for some time now that the new Cadillac ATS, the Caddy slated to be General Motors’ new BMW 3-Series fighter, would be coming to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show but we have now learned that the new midsized sedan will actually make its grand debut online on Sunday, the night before the Motor City show opens to the media.
Chevrolet MyLink Equinox

NAIAS 2012 and CES 2012 to reveal car consoles as next target for major app development

In case you haven’t noticed, web developers have moved away from internet development and shifted their efforts toward app development for smartphones and tablets, including OnStar. That explains why those that follow the NAIAS 2012 and CES 2012 say this will be a growth year for app development with automakers overseeing their selections.
A teaser of the 2013 Dodge Dart

The 2013 Dodge Dart hits 40mpg, earns Fiat 5% more Chrysler

Since Fiat has taken majority control of the Chrysler Group from the US Government there hasn’t been much talk of Chrysler ownership but with the upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart reportedly hitting 40 miles per gallon in preliminary testing late last month – Fiat has met the final requirement set forth by the feds when Fiat purchased the first piece of the American automaker in 2009.

Toyota offers official images of new Lexus LF-LC Hybrid Sport Concept

The news of a sporty coupe coming to the Lexus display at the 2012 North American International Auto Show has created quite a bit of buzz over what exactly we would see from the Japanese luxury brand next week in Detroit but today, the company has taken the wraps off of the new Lexus LF-LC Hybrid Sport Coupe Concept.

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