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Bailouts put brakes on car sales

General Motors and Chrysler have discovered the downside of massive government aid as Canadian sales plunge while bailout-free Ford has roared to the top of the market for the first time in 60 years.

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Porsche Panamera four door sports car debuts

(Jun 25, 2009) - Porsche officially unveiled its Panamera four-door performance car, the first all-new, built-from-the-ground up vehicle from the company since its historic debut of the Cayenne in Par

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Clean car key to love?

A well maintained car could be the key to a revved-up love-life, after research from Kwik-Fit, one of the largest auto parts, repair and replacement specialists in the world, found that 14 million Bri

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GM signs electric car battery pact

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – General Motors Corp. has signed an agreement with a battery maker that could propel it ahead of Toyota Motor Corp. in the race to bring plug-in hybrid and electric cars to mar

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Gas prices fuel small car boom

The move to subcompacts such as the Toyota Yaris, Hyundai Accent, Honda Fit and Chevrolet Aveo has turned into a stampede in the past year as soaring gasoline prices show no signs of stabilizing.

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Car alarm slithers away

A Serbian man who left a 6-ft. snake inside his vehicle because he couldn't afford a car alarm was arrested after the reptile escaped through an open window and into the engine compartment. The p

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Audi's R10 race engine in a road car?

Here’s a bit of scuttlebutt we hope holds true. After handing out a whole bunch of whoop ass in ALMS this past season, rumour has it Audi may use the twin-turbo V12 diesel engine from its winning R1