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An exclusive interview with Dillon Blanski, exterior designer of the new Ford Fusion, who speaks about the development process of the new global model.
2 minutes with Joel Piaskowski Director of Exterior Design for the Americas at Ford, who speaks about his experience at Ford and how the company is developing a global identity.
Chevy gives us a couple of things to consider…
Ford Motor Company is poised to become Ford Technology Company with the opening a new research office in Silicon Valley. Watch the Ford Press Conference also introducing the new Ford Fusion: http://livestream.com/ford
Up to the minute updates of 2012 NAIAS coverage coming up. Live Updates
The second generation Porsche Cayenne features improved overall efficiency and a restyled design influenced by the Panamera sedan model. The line-up includes a hybrid-powered version.
The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid is a 400 hp concept based on the Evora model shown the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. This variant features a series-hybrid powertrain with two electric motors and a 1.2 liter gasoline engine.
Aston Martin plans a mammoth step down-market with the Cygnet, the 'luxury yacht tender'-like exclusive commuter based on the Toyota iQ. Wise decision or over-zealous gaffe? To say definitively one or the other yet would be premature.
Compared to the outgoing model, the new 2011 Volkswagen Touareg is 200 kg lighter, more efficient and showcase a longer and lower body with a design that follows the direction established by the Golf Mk VI, the new Polo New Compact Coupé concept.
Debuting at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the new Volvo S60 ups its game in both the sports and technology arenas. While it may lack some of the flare of the concept, this 4-door coupe certainly retains most of its distinctive characteristics.
At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show Porsche will present the 911 GT3 R Hybrid, a racing-only sportscar powered by a hybrid powertrain delivering 480 hp and featuring an electrical front axle drive with a flywheel generator and two motors capable of...
Mercedes-Benz has deftly redefined its mid-size offerings with the addition of a new E-Class option; the new E Coupe and Cabriolet are larger than outgoing CLK duo they essentially replace, and the Cabriolet has a trick up its sleeve.
Presented at the 2010 Detroit Motor Show, the Volkswagen New Compact Coupe is a concept car that features an efficient hybrid drivetrain with a 7-speed DSG and a well-proportioned design with similarities with the Audi model line-up.
The new Ford Fiesta is the first "One Ford" product to hit the US market. With very few changes from the Euro-market version, it makes a statement about Ford's resolve to maximize efficiency and create a more globally recognizable product...
Hyundai has taken the wraps off its next generation Sonata for the 2011 model year. What will be perhaps the most unique and confident-looking Hyundai yet represents a large advancement in style and image for the brand.