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What is the Volvo XC20?

Volvo had plenty of success while only selling more executive cars, and it is easy to understand why they would…

Cadillac Lyriq
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Will GM Have 30 EV Models Ready by 2025?

GM prepares for an EV future. But will they overtake Tesla? GM has bold plans in its quest to become…

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Highlights of the 2018 Volvo Product Reveal

Updated Sept. 5, 2017, to reflect specification changes. Rejuvenated Volvo gains marketshare. Volvo Cars continue to transition away from old…

 2 Comments on Buick Envision Debuts With No Fanfare
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Buick Envision Debuts With No Fanfare

The made-in-China Envision is now on sale in North America. The Buick Envision has arrived, the third crossover in this…

 4 Comments on No New Buick Verano for US Market
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No New Buick Verano for US Market

Buick’s entry-level model is on its way out. An all-new Buick Verano is currently being marketed in China, but plans…

Faraday Future
 2 Comments on Can You Dig It? Faraday Future Plots Course in Nevada
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Can You Dig It? Faraday Future Plots Course in Nevada

Upstart Chinese-backed electric vehicle maker breaks ground in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Faraday Future is an emerging US car manufacturing…

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Forecast: 7 Top Auto Trends for 2016

We take a look at what may become the top auto trends for 2016. This year (2015) will go down…

 3 Comments on Buick Sets Sales Record Again
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Buick Sets Sales Record Again

For the third consecutive year, Buick sales have set a record. China is the marque’s strongest market, but the brand…

 3 Comments on Buick Envision: Imported From China
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Buick Envision: Imported From China

Despite UAW protestations, GM will move forward with introducing the made-in-China Envision SUV, the eighth vehicle in this premium brand’s…

 1 Comment on Two More Years of Strong Auto Sales?
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Two More Years of Strong Auto Sales?

Auto sales continue to rise globally with the US market experiencing strong gains. The year-over-year streak may continue until 2018…

 1 Comment on Ford Designates $1.8 Billion for China
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Ford Designates $1.8 Billion for China

Automotive sales have cooled in China, but the Ford Motor Company still sees much potential for expanded opportunity in the…

 1 Comment on Will NextEV Rival Tesla Motors?
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Will NextEV Rival Tesla Motors?

It is only a matter of time before a company rivaling Tesla Motors emerges. Tesla, the envy of many, may…

 0 Comment on Pentastar Engine Family Passes 5 Million Milestone
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Pentastar Engine Family Passes 5 Million Milestone

Pentastar is the name of Fiat Chrsyler’s modern V-6 engine family. The engines are found in more than a dozen…

 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…

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Mercedes-Benz Shifts R-Class Production to Indiana

AM General to build the R-Class for Mercedes-Benz. An earlier Mercedes-Benz R-Class model. Mercedes-Benz has just one assembly plant in…

 2 Comments on Executive Sedan: 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E
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Executive Sedan: 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E

Volvo is still alive and kicking, one of the smaller premium brands left in the world. The Swedish automaker is…

 0 Comment on Ford Bets $5 Billion on Lincoln
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Ford Bets $5 Billion on Lincoln

Lincoln gets another lease on life. Ford’s Lincoln brand may have some life left in it after all. Last week,…

 1 Comment on Great Leap Forward: Cadillac to New York
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Great Leap Forward: Cadillac to New York

Big Apple relocation for Cadillac in the works. Fresh on the heels of its announcement that its upcoming full-bodied, top-of-the-range…

 2 Comments on Buick Forecast: Bright With New Models Due
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Buick Forecast: Bright With New Models Due

Projecting the near-term future of GM’s premium marque. This Opel Cascada may someday become a Buick. GM’s Buick marque finds…

 3 Comments on Cadillac LTS and Other Luxury Rumors
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Cadillac LTS and Other Luxury Rumors

A big sedan seems certain for Cadillac. The Cadillac brand’s US sales are down by nearly 1 percent through the…

 2 Comments on Lincoln Bets That China Investment Will Pay Off
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Lincoln Bets That China Investment Will Pay Off

Is China Lincoln’s promise land? The Lincoln Motor Company is back. Well, at least the Lincoln brand has some life…

 0 Comment on Saab: Back From the Dead
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Saab: Back From the Dead

Mark Dec. 2, 2013, on your calendars and save the date for posterity. Especially if you are a Saab fan….

 2 Comments on Will This Buick Riviera Concept Become a Reality?
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Will This Buick Riviera Concept Become a Reality?

Buick just cannot lose the Riviera model name. No surprise there as the Buick Riviera is one of the most…

 0 Comment on Great Wall Motors Headed to the United States
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Great Wall Motors Headed to the United States

Chinese cars began to arrive in the United States a few years ago and below nearly everyone’s radar. CODA Automotive,…

 0 Comment on Does Volkswagen Need a Budget Brand?
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Does Volkswagen Need a Budget Brand?

The Volkswagen Group is made up of 12 brands, going beyond its eponymous Volkswagen moniker to include such makes as…

 5 Comments on Behind the Wheel of a 2012 CODA Sedan
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Behind the Wheel of a 2012 CODA Sedan

Updated October 3, 2012. Compact CODA Sedan joins the EV fray. If you never heard of CODA Automotive before, you…

Renault Clio
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7 Car Brands You Won’t See in the USA Anytime Soon

Tough market and competition keeps some automakers away. The U.S. auto industry is the second-largest in the world, having been…

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Possible Lotus Sale Is No Surprise

Malaysian parent may divest itself of unprofitable British marque. James Bond no longer chases crooks with a Lotus vehicle, having…