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  1. Why not bring the Mondeo 5-door to North Amercia as a Fusion hatch?

    Letters To Ford
    BMW does pretty good with the 3- and 5-series Gran Turismos and Audi with the would give them an edge over Chevy's singular bodystyle Malibu as well... Not everyone who wants utility wants a utility vehicle...
  2. Dear Subaru: Please Bring the Hatch Back

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    To read more of this story, Dear Subaru: Please Bring the Hatch Back head on over to
  3. How a Focus Hatch can become a Lincoln

    Lincoln Discussion
    How a Focus Hatch can become a Lincoln The c-segment entry luxury/performance hatch segment is heating up. Lexus has been there for a while with the 102" wheelbase CT Hybrid at 15k for 2013. Mercedes is jumping into the competition with the GLA hatch riding on a 106" wheelbase. The...
  4. 2015 Mini Hatch Makes Early Outing with First Official Photos

    European Competition
    2015 Mini Hatch Makes Early Outing with First Official Photos Official photos of the 2015 Mini hatch were leaked online today ahead of the car's premiere during a special event tonight in London at 9:00 PM GMT (4:00 PM EST) and its exhibition premiere in front of international audiences at...
  5. Mini teases third-gen hatch to debut next week

    European Competition
    Mini teases third-gen hatch to debut next week The new Mini is scheduled to debut a week from now on November 18 at the Oxford plant in England, just days before the LA Auto Show and Tokyo Motor Show kick off and on the birthday of the original's designer Sir Alec Issigonis...
  6. Mini hot hatch: 2014 Ford Fiesta ST to list from $21,400

    Ford Brand News - Global
    By Nat Shirley Feb 27th, 2013 LLN Aiming to take on the Fiat 500 Abarth, Ford's new Fiesta ST will undercut its rival by $300 when it goes on sale soon. The Michigan automaker has revealed that the 2014 Fiesta ST will start at $21,400 (plus a mandatory $795 destination charge). That's about...
  7. No Plans for North American Fusion Wagon, Hatch

    FIN Headline News
    And No Production for Thailand as Well April 9, 2012 By: Austin Rutherford Now with the Fusion and Mondeo merging, many had hoped that more versions of the Fusion would be offered due to the customer focuses that the Mondeo must cover in Europe. Sadly, FordInsideNews can...
  8. Breaking: Mz6 hatch doomed?

    Mazda Discussion
    2013 Mazda6: Popular hatch faces axe - By Jez Spinks | November 30th, 2011 The Mazda6 hatch, the best-selling variant of the medium car in Australia, faces the axe for the next-generation model expected in 2013. Mazda Australia says it is still in discussions with Japan about...
  9. Ford Debuts Focus ST Hatch, Surprises with Focus ST Wagon

    FIN Headline News
    Ford Debuts Focus ST Hatch, Surprises with Focus ST Wagon First Global Performance Car September 12, 2011 By: Austin Rutherford First seen as only a "concept" at last year's AAI in Paris, Ford has officially presented the new 2013 Focus ST with a surprise. Only shown in the...
  10. Battle Fiesta: Hatch Vs. Sedan, Auto Vs. Stick

    FIN Headline News
    Battle Fiesta: Hatch Vs. Sedan, Auto Vs. Stick FIN has driven every Fiesta combination...and has come to conclusions. March 9, 2011 By: Nick Saporito Last August during the launch of the 2011 Fiesta sub-compact, FIN reviewed the sedan variant of Ford’s first entry into...
  11. Fiesta Hatch in the Garage

    Ford Car Discussion
    Ford dropped us off a Fiesta SES Hatch when they picked up the Explorer. It has every option except moonroof and it is a manual. Any questions? Explorer review will be early next week!
  12. NAIAS 2011: 2012 Chevy Sonic Hatch and Sedan

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    Detroit 2011: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback and Sedan World Premiere It's not an Aveo, so don't call it one By Colum Wood January 10 2011 AutoGuide Originally launched at the Paris Auto Show as the new Chevrolet Aveo, General Motors is rebranding the car as the Sonic. With the Aveo name...
  13. Guangzhou 2010: Hyundai Verna/Accent Hatch

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    2012 Hyundai Accent Previewed With Verna Hatchback at China’s Guangzhou Auto Show By Colum Wood December 23 2010 Autoguide Several spy photos have already given us a good idea of what the next-generation Hyundai Accent will look like, but we now have the first look at the hatchback model...
  14. The Hatch Is Hot: Ford Fiesta Sales

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    The Hatch Is Hot: Ford Fiesta Sales Show Trend Toward Five-Door Models, Paving Way for Focus Ford Press Release New 2011 Ford Fiesta hatchback sales are countering conventional wisdom about hatch popularity in the U.S. market; Ford also is preparing to launch its all-new Focus in both hatch...
  15. Astra Hatch Reach Pre-Production?

    General Motors Discussion
  16. Lincoln Hot Hatch

    Ford Inside News Design Talent Center
    Hey, I was just referred to this forum. I'm around a couple other amateur auto design forums. Figured I'd start hanging around here for even more feedback. I like some of what I see here so far, and I give feedback just as much as I get. Hi! Made these a couple months ago. I've gotten better...
  17. Sedan or Hatch? New patent from Skoda blurs the line

    European Competition Sorry for linking to another Forum - but it took me a while to put that post together. Igor
  18. 2008 Aveo Hatch Updated

    General Motors Discussion
    Click for High Res Chevrolet Europe will present the Kalos' successor at the Frankfurt Motor Show (13 to 23 September 2007). The most significant features of this completely reworked model are its striking exterior, its high-class interior and a new, even more efficient petrol engine. Like its...
  19. 2010 Ford Fiesta, U.S. To Get Sedan, Not Hatch

    Ford Car Discussion SANTA MONICA, Calif. — It's no secret that Ford has plans to bring a new Ford Fiesta to the U.S. market, but Inside Line has learned that Americans will be getting a small sedan instead of the three-door B-class hatchback recently...
  20. nextgen Ka - baby hot hatch revolution

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Auto Express News: Fiat 500 and Ka go head-to-head "The new Fiat 500 Abarth and stunning Ford Ka ST - two fast and affordable city cars - are shaping up to offer giant-killing performance." (editorial comment: Seems the Ka managed to miss being hit with the ugly stick)