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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.

Should Chevy Build a Corvette Sedan?… Bob Lutz Isn't Opposed to It!

Apparently Bob Lutz (Vice Chairman of GM) admires what Porsche has done with their lineup. They have managed to make the jump from sports cars to SUVs and now they have the upcoming 2009 Porsche Panamera sedan. Lutz has spoken candidly about the fact that Chevy could do something similar with the Corvette (Which means he isn't opposed to...

Why Won’t Mercury Die? Maybe it Has Something to do With Women?

For years everyone has suggested that Ford kill of its Mercury division. The division simply sells rebadged versions of Ford products, that don't usually have higher levels of performance or luxury. The brand has been seen as a waste of valuable resources and a severe drain on the parent company. Lately Mercury has had somewhat of a revitalization. Mercury now...

2008 Infiniti G37 Goes Head to Head Against the BMW 335i!

It has been reported several times that the new BMW 335i actually produces more power than is stated on paper. BMW states that the 335i coupe and sedan have 300 horsepower at the flywheel, although according to several dyno tests the car actually puts out between 275-300 horsepower at the wheels. Using simple math it is estimated that the...

2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Spy Photos…This Should be the First Alfa We Will Get in the US

Spy photos of the upcoming Alfa Romeo C8 have surfaced. These pics were taking while the car was testing on the Nurburgring in Germany. The C8 has had many changes from the original concept car such as new air intakes, softer edges, and wider A-pillars. The car will be powered by a Maserati sourced 4.6L 450hp V8 and 347 lb.ft....

2008 Lexus IS-F Interior Pics…White Leather?

Some more pics of the interior of the upcoming 2008 Lexus IS-F have surfaced courtesy of Club Lexus & flipside909.com. As you can tell the car will have two tone leather seats. The backseat is the most interesting part, since it now only seats two passengers and has high side bolsters. I don't know how I feel about white leather...

Did Daimler Really Screw Chrysler?

According to an article by BusinessWeek, ex-Chrysler chief Lee Iacocca stated that, "Daimler screwed Chrysler royally" in the nine years that it owned Chrysler. According to Iacocca the recent sale of Chrysler to Cerberus Capital Management was out of desperation. Iacocca claims that before Daimler acquired Chrysler in 1998, Chrysler was profitable due to their minivans, the Jeep Grand Cherokee...

Honda vs. Canada..Apparently Honda is not Happy With Canada's Fuel-Economy Standards

Last month I reported that the Canadian goverment had inacted new legislation that gave buyers of fuel-efficient vehicles a $1,000 rebate. If the vehicle falls below the fuel-economy threshold of 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers, the car is eligible for the rebate. Well that basically meant that the Honda Fit did not qualify because it only acheives 6.6L,...

More Spy Photos of the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan…It Looks Much Better in Black

Temple of VTEC has posted more photos of the upcoming 2008 Honda Accord Sedan in black. Last week the first photos of the car, in silver were exposed. So far the new design has been some what controversial. It seems that most people think that it looks like a cross between a BMW 5-Series and a Hyundai Sonata. What...

Chrysler Imperial is Approved for Production…Is This What Chrysler Needs to Turn Things Around?

Chrysler has approved the large luxury Imperial sedan for production. The official announcement will be on June 11th. Chrysler will invest $700 million for the new sedan, which will be built at the Brampton, Ontario plant. This announcement follows the sale of the Chrysler Group that took place earlier this week. Chrysler has had a rough year due to...

VW Golf GTI W12 650 Concept…The Ultimate GTI Has a Top Speed of 201 mph!

Following yesterday's release of the Audi TT Clubsport Concept, VW has revealed the uber fast Golf GTI W12 650 Concept. The ultimate GTI has a top speed of 201 mph (325 km/h) and a 0-62 mph time of 3.7 seconds. The concept puts out 650 horsepower and 530 lb. ft of torque from a 6.0L biturbo W12 engine that...