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Test drive the Chevy Volt on Xbox Kinect at the Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet has worked with the people from Microsoft to offer special GM branded packages on the new game Joyride, which uses Microsoft’s controller-free Kinect gaming system and at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Chevy has a collection of special Kinect gaming stations where you can try out the cutting edge video game technology.

Scuderi Air-Hybrid Engine technology setting up to challenge electric hybrids

Independent lab tests confirm the Scuderi™ Air-Hybrid Engine consumes up to 36 percent less fuel than a conventional engine. Beyond 2016 Federal Fuel Economy mandates, the gains will likely enable the technology to now challenge more expensive electric hybrids shown at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.

BMW Becomes Exclusive Foreign Car Maker for 2012 Olympics on NBC

On Tuesday, GM announced it would be the exclusive domestic car maker advertising on NBC for the 2012 London Olympics and today BMW announces it will be the exclusive foreign car maker advertising during the Olympics. NBC ad sales reps handling the car account can now take the rest of the year off.

Chevrolet unveils the new 2012 Sonic at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

We have known for some time now that the Chevrolet Aveo would receive a name change for the 2012 model year as the new Chevy Sonic as GM attempts to shed the less-than-great reputation of their b-segment lineup and to help with that, the 2011 Detroit Auto Show also brought us the Sonic Z-Spec Concept.

TorqueNews drives the Chevy Volt at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

The key focus of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show is showing off new production and concept vehicles from around the American auto industry but the basement of Cobo Hall has spent the past few years as a low-speed driving course for the greenest (zero emission) vehicles in attendance and this year, the 2011 Chevy Volt was among the vehicles available for a test drive.

Classic Car Fans Invited To Vote on Smithsonian Race To The Museum

The Smithsonian Institution, or as some lovingly call it “America’s Attic,” has put out the call to classic car fans to vote on an exhibit called ‘Race to the Museum.” The winning cars will be out on display Jan. 22 to Feb. 21 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.

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