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Mopar ’10 Challenger Coming in August

For decades, Mopar has been synonymous with Chrysler performance, but for the first time, Chrysler will produce a Mopar version of one of its vehicles.
The Mopar ’10 Challenger is based on the Dodge Challenger R/T and modified by Mopar at a starting price of $38,000. A total of 500 will be produced, all finished in [...]

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Honda CR-Z Priced Under $20,000

Honda’s new 2011 CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe is scheduled to go on sale August 24, 2010 at a base price of $19,200 plus a $750 destination charge. Described by Honda as a stylish, driver-focused vehicle with an emphasis on efficient performance, the CR-Z is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine combined with Honda’s compact [...]

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2011 Honda Odyssey First Video Look

2011 Honda Odyssey First Video Look

The enthusiast’s minivan gets a lightning-bolt.

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Audi’s “The Next Big Thing” Videos Episode 6 Series Finale

Audi’s “The Next Big Thing” Videos Episode 6 Series Finale

All episodes are here and and order. No need to to hit up Netflix tonight…

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Is This The 2011 Ford Explorer?

Is This The 2011 Ford Explorer?

If this is it, it’s the best look yet at Ford’s next generation family SUV.

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Ford Announces End of Mercury Brand

 
Ford announced the anticipated demise of the Mercury line on June 2, 2010, at the same time emphasizing the expansion of the Lincoln product lineup over the next four years.
Ford will end production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter of 2010 and devote resources to the continued growth of the core Ford brand while [...]

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Is Mercury History?

Is Mercury History?

The rumors have swirled for years but a Bloomberg article claims Ford is getting ready to shut down the division after some 70 years in operation. Conceived during the Great Depression by Edsel Ford as a bridge between Ford and Lincoln, it’s possible the brand may not survive the current economic recovery period.

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Kia Brings “Hamstars” Back With Soul

We like good advertising here at Driven.  Sometimes it’s the best thing on TV.  We’ve put the Toyota Sienna “Swagger Wagon” video in the “featured” box on the main page.  The Kia commercial with hip hamsters driving the Soul was a huge hit in 2009 winning many prestigous awards. Now they’re back and gnawing at the competition [...]

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The Insider Takes on Chrysler/Fiat

The Insider Takes on Chrysler/Fiat

This time around our exclusive opinionator The Insider takes a look into the automotive crystal ball. What’s in store for the Chrysler/Fiat union? Read on for one professional’s opinion…

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Toyota and Tesla Team Up

Toyota and Tesla Team Up

Toyota and Tesla have announced they will be working together to develop electric vehicles, parts and production systems. With the agreement, Toyota will purchase $50 million of Tesla common stock. Mr. Toyoda says in a press release “Decades ago, Toyota was also born as a venture business. By partnering with Tesla, my hope is that all Toyota employees will recall that ‘venture business spirit, and take on the challenges of the future.”

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Pics Released

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Pics Released

For those who have been waiting for the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the launch is growing near.  Driven will be attending the media event in mid June and will post the video ASAP.
In the meantime the fine folks at Jeep have released 16 photos of the redesigned ute.  The press release follows offering up [...]

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GM Turns a Profit

GM Turns a Profit

It’s always fashionable to show up in black.  After some 3 years of wearing red, General Motors announced a net profit of $865 million on $31.5 billion in revenues.  Remember, The General is currently a privately-held company, the U.S. Treasury holds a 61% stake.  If you could buy stock that works out to $1.66 a share, a dramic shift from a year [...]

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