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 2 Comments on Hydrogen Toyota Mirai Hits the Track
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Hydrogen Toyota Mirai Hits the Track

Fuel cell vehicles may change the way we drive, offering zero emissions leading to cleaner air. Toyota’s entry will become…

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Will Lincoln Toss Its Current Naming Convention?

The Continental name has served Lincoln well and returns in 2017 in time for the marque’s centennial. Widespread support for…

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Pricing and Production Set

Anticipation is growing as Mazda announces both the launch edition and prices for the MX-5 Miata’s trim levels. The first…

 6 Comments on Give Me a Chevrolet “B” as in Bolt
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Give Me a Chevrolet “B” as in Bolt

Naming conventions aside, the Chevrolet Bolt brings a more reasonably priced electric vehicle to the market for the 2017 model…

 2 Comments on Price Cut, More Power for the 2016 Cadillac ELR
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Price Cut, More Power for the 2016 Cadillac ELR

GM is staying with the Cadillac ELR despite a paucity of sales. For 2016, this exquisite coupe will benefit from…

 1 Comment on Why No One Wants To Hook Up With Fiat Chrysler (FCA)
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Why No One Wants To Hook Up With Fiat Chrysler (FCA)

Rumors of a possible Fiat Chrysler (FCA) alliance with another automaker have been circulating for the past several months. That’s…

 3 Comments on Scion is Back With Two New Models to Show For It
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Scion is Back With Two New Models to Show For It

Scion never went away. But for many enthusiasts and analysts, the brand’s best days in its too-short history can be…

 5 Comments on Mercedes-Benz Nabs a World Car Award Hat Trick
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Mercedes-Benz Nabs a World Car Award Hat Trick

The most prestigious of the annual car of the year awards is held annually in conjunction with the New York…

 9 Comments on Next Generation Kia Optima Bows in New York
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Next Generation Kia Optima Bows in New York

Five years after releasing its most advanced Optima midsize sedan yet, Kia is not resting on its laurels. Indeed, the…

 5 Comments on Elio Motors Presents at the New York International Auto Show
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Elio Motors Presents at the New York International Auto Show

Talk about making the big time: Elio Motors, the upstart American automaker intent on bringing a three-wheel “auto cycle” to…

 14 Comments on Chevrolet Malibu is Larger, More Efficient
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Chevrolet Malibu is Larger, More Efficient

In desperate need of a segment winner, GM has replaced the Chevrolet Malibu for the 2016 model year. The new…

The rear fascia of the 2016 Jaguar XF is exposed in advance of a public reveal across the street from the historic Flatiron Building.
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Christina Hendricks and a Jaguar XF Flatiron Reveal

The New York International Auto Show begins this week. A series of special media reveals will precede the public show,…

 5 Comments on 7 Headliners at the 2015 New York Auto Show
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7 Headliners at the 2015 New York Auto Show

The 2015 edition of the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) begins this week, with the public show running from…

 5 Comments on This Time, GM Aims to Get the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Right
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This Time, GM Aims to Get the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Right

GM’s hybrid participation has included plug-in and mild hybrid models. To date, no strong hybrid model has been developed for…

2016 Jaguar XF
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Jaguar XF Makes London Aerial Debut

Jaguar introduces the 2016 XF sedan in London, just ahead of its official reveal next month in the United States….

 0 Comment on Honda Fit EV Lease Reduced to $199 Month
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Honda Fit EV Lease Reduced to $199 Month

The EV market is overloaded with models as demand is, at best, tepid. Shoppers looking for a deal may not…

 0 Comment on Cadillac Unveils New Power Dense V-6 Engine
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Cadillac Unveils New Power Dense V-6 Engine

The 2016 Cadillac CT6 ushers in a new era for GM’s preeminent marque, a full-size sedan outfitted with leading-edge technologies….

 0 Comment on Pony Up: Ford Mustang’s Global Appeal Takes Hold
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Pony Up: Ford Mustang’s Global Appeal Takes Hold

It has taken more than 50 years for the Ford Mustang to go global and that wait may pay off…

 0 Comment on Getting Real: Infiniti QX30 Concept
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Getting Real: Infiniti QX30 Concept

Infiniti continues apace with its makeover, unveiling a long anticipated compact crossover model at the Geneva Motor Show. Nissan’s premium…

 0 Comment on Fabulously Unfrozen: February 2015 US Auto Sales
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Fabulously Unfrozen: February 2015 US Auto Sales

The eastern half of the nation has had quite a winter, with record cold, significant snows and paralyzing ice storms…

 1 Comment on Now Hiring: Volkswagen Adding 2,000 New Jobs in Tennessee
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Now Hiring: Volkswagen Adding 2,000 New Jobs in Tennessee

Volkswagen is on pace to become the world’s most productive car manufacturer, a goal it should attain this year. Its…

 0 Comment on Lexus Reiteration: 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study Leader
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Lexus Reiteration: 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study Leader

J.D. Power & Associates has once again placed the Lexus brand atop its Vehicle Dependability Study. For 2015 and for…

 0 Comment on Volkswagen Eos Finale Set
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Volkswagen Eos Finale Set

After a nine-year model run, Volkswagen has set an end date for its Eos hard-top convertible. Yet another convertible model…

 0 Comment on 2015 Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report Cards
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2015 Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report Cards

For three years running, Consumer Reports has issued its Annual Car Brand Report Cards. This publication reviewed 28 car brands…

 2 Comments on NHTSA Recall Action Targets Rental Car Companies and Used Car Dealers
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NHTSA Recall Action Targets Rental Car Companies and Used Car Dealers

Renting or buying a used car should mean that only safe and reliable vehicles are transacted. As the law currently…

 0 Comment on AutoPacific Forecasts Positive Auto Trends
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AutoPacific Forecasts Positive Auto Trends

US auto sales continue to grow and have started the year off strong. Across the board, analysts have been predicting…

 1 Comment on Journalist Survey: Social Media Participation
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Journalist Survey: Social Media Participation

The methods journalists use to share content has changed remarkably, especially since the advent of social media. No longer can…

 2 Comments on Multimatic to Build the Ford GT
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Multimatic to Build the Ford GT

The upcoming Ford GT super car was a closely guarded secret until its stunning reveal at an auto show in…

 1 Comment on Will the New V-Series Change Perceptions About Cadillac?
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Will the New V-Series Change Perceptions About Cadillac?

Cadillac has an incessant image problem, one that has not been resolved by introducing a bevy of new models. Indeed,…

 0 Comment on On Sale Now: 2016 Acura ILX
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On Sale Now: 2016 Acura ILX

New 2016 model year vehicles are beginning to trickle out and the Acura ILX is among them. This entry-level premium…