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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of Diabetesss. When he's not writing news or reviews for Diabetesss, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

Car Dealers Still Call the 2008 Ford Taurus the Ford Five-Hundred

According to a new report by CNW Marketing Research, about 20 percent of Ford's dealers are referring to the new Ford Taurus by the old Five-Hundred name. If you recall earlier this year Ford unveiled a newly restyled Ford Five-Hundred, but then one month later the automaker decided to resurrect the old Taurus name that the automaker killed a year...

Hybrid Sales in the US Rise 49 Percent this Year

Thanks to the popular Toyota Prius, hybrid sales through July are up 49 percent over the same period last year. A new report by R.L. Polk & Co. shows that registrations for hybrid vehicles are up this year in the US. The midwest had the highest increase of 56.9 percent. Toyota Prius registrations rose 88.3 percent in the midwest, while...

All-New 2008 Ford Focus Starts at $14,695…Would You Actually Buy this Over a Civic?

Ford today announced the pricing and details of the "all-new" 2008 Ford Focus. For 2008 Ford has restyled and reconfigured its compact sedan. In addition to the new styling and features there is also a coupe version available for the first time that replaces last year's hatchback. The Focus S Coupe will start at $14,695 and the Focus S sedan...

Cadillac Confirms the Death of the STS and DTS Sedans

Earlier this year there was speculation that Cadillac is going to eventually drop the slow selling STS and DTS sedans in favor of one premium sedan. Well it has been confirmed by Cadillac officials that both sedans will die after there current product cycles. The declining premium luxury sedan market is partly to blame for the decision. DTS sales are...

Wow! Nissan Offers $1,500 Cash Back on Altima Hybrid…Not Meeting Expectations?

As I was fishing the internet this morning I came across this banner that is advertising $1,500 cash back on the new 2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid. I was shocked and immediately thought it was a mistake, but after a visit to Nissan's website the deal is confirmed. Everyone has been talking about how hybrids are the next best thing, but...

Production Version of the Toyota IQ Will Show up in January 2009

Last week at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Toyota unveiled the world's smallest four-seater car. The car measures less than 3 meters in length and is 425mm shorter than the Aygo and 770mm shorter than the Toyota Yaris. Toyota hopes to sell 80,000 of these tiny cars a year and pricing should start around 13,000 euros. ...

2008 Nissan Rogue Starts at $19,250

Starting tomorrow Nissan is going to start selling their entry in the crowded compact SUV/CUV segment, the Rogue. The new Rogue will primarily compete with the CR-V and RAV-4 heavyweights. The Rogue is built on the same platform as the Sentra sedan and is powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that produces 170 HP and 175 lb-ft. of torque. The base...

Volkswagen Wants to Sell 1 Million Cars in the US by 2018

VW has vowed to close the large gap between itself and Toyota within the next ten years. Part of this new plan is to increase sales to 1 million units in the US by 2018. The automaker hopes to reach this lofty goal by focusing on four core vehicles. The four core vehicles will be two high volume sedans that...

Hyundai Genesis Interior Spy Photos…Will it Win Over Luxury Car Buyers?

Spy photos of Hyundai's new 380 horsepower flagship sedan, the Genesis have been circulating for months. Now we have the first photos of the interior of the RWD car that Hyundai hopes will move the automaker up market. If lots of wood equals luxury then this sedan is as good as a BMW, Mercedes or Lexus. But, that may not...

What is the One Thing that the All-New BMW M3 is Still Missing?

With all the news about the upcoming BMW M3, Audi would like you to know that it is still missing one thing....all-wheel-drive. Funny ad. BMW M3 (UK): Full Story: The German Car Blog Related Stories: BMW UK Releases a Plethora of Photos of the New BMW M3...Enjoy! New BMW M3 CSL...

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