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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.

First it was the MINI and Soon the MINI Clubman is a MINI SUV next?

BMW has already created the wagon variant of the popular MINI, dubbed the Clubman, but now there are rumors that BMW may be working on another version of the car. There are rumors circulating that BMW has already given the green light to produce a compact SUV that will be reminiscent of the early MINI off-roaders. The early MINI off-roaders...

Chrysler Confirms Production of the Dodge Hornet Supermini

Chrysler is about to announce that the Dodge Hornet Euro B-Car is going to be produced. The car will be produced by Chinese automaker Chery and there will not be a Chrysler version of the car. The concept version of the Hornet was unveiled at the 2006 Geneva Auto Show and Chrysler could unveil a pre-production version of the car...

2008 Chevrolet Colorado May Get More Power Thanks to a New V8

Inside sources are confirming that the 2008 Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup is going to have a V8 option. The V8 will be the same small block 5.3L V8 that is in the 2008 Hummer H3 Alpha. The engine is good for 295 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque. Currently the 2007 Colorado has two engines: A 2.9L inline-four cylinder with...

76 Percent of Americans Favor a 40mpg Standard by 2010? Can U.S. Automakers Pull That Off?

According a new study by the Civil Society Institute, 76 percent of Americans favor drastic changes to the current fuel-economy standards. 3/4 of the U.S. population is in favor of a 40 miles-per-gallon standard by 2010 rather than waiting until 2018. The CSI also found that political affiliation also didn't matter and that most Americans are in favor of new...

2008 Ford Taurus is "The Safest Car in America"?

Ford plans on using the tagline "The Safest Car in America" for the recently introduced 2008 Ford Taurus. The Ford Taurus and the Mercury Sable received the highest possible crash test scores by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The IIHS awarded both cars with a five star rating and selected them as the "Top Safety Pick" for receiving the...

Ford Takes the Crown With Five J.D. Power Initial Quality Awards, Which is More than Any Other Automaker!

J.D. Power and Associates has released the results of their 2007 Initial Quality Survey. Porsche held the top spot with only 91 problems per 100 vehicles for the second time in a row. But it was Ford that made the biggest headlines. The survey looks at both manufacturing defects and design defects in new cars that are reported by owners....

Brad Pitt Shows up to the Premiere of Ocean's 13 In a BMW Hydrogen 7

Brad Pitt showed up to the premiere of his new movie, Ocean's 13 in a BMW Hydrogen 7 yesterday. Most of the onlookers at Grauman's Chinese Theater probably didn't even notice, since the car looks just like the regular BMW 7-Series. The production ready prototype that Brad Pitt drove in was unveiled by BMW last year. The interesting thing about...

2009 Honda Accord Diesel Will Achieve Over 60mpg

It has already been confirmed that Honda is going to replace its slow selling Accord Hybrid V6 with a new diesel powered Accord in 2009. The new engine will be based on Honda's 2.2L i-CTDi engine. Honda claims that the new Accord Diesel will be able to achieve over 60 mpg. A European Accord that was fitted with the 2.2L...

Volkswagen Throws in a Bike with the Rabbit in Chicago

Many of you may remember the Jetta Trek or the Golf K2 from the 90's that came with a bike or a snowboard. Well VW is doing it again with the current Rabbit. Chicago (U.S.) Rabbit buyers are getting a bike and a roof rack in addition to their new Rabbits. The dealers in Chicago are trying to...

The Audi RS4 Cabriolet Will Come to the U.S. in 2008

Audi has finally confirmed that the RS4 Cabriolet will come to the U.S. this fall as a 2008 model. Unfortunately only about 300 of the RS4 Cabriolets will be sold in the U.S. The price of the RS4 has not been released. The Cabriolet is powered by the same 4.2L V8 FSI engine that is in the sedan. It produces 420...

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