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 1 Comment on Renault’s Russian Lada Quandary
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Renault’s Russian Lada Quandary

Lada is not an automotive brand most people are familiar with. But if you are a Russophile, particularly one for…

 2 Comments on About the Toyota Mirai
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About the Toyota Mirai

The second-generation Mirai may be the most luxurious Toyota ever. The Toyota Mirai is a fuel-cell vehicle, an outlier in…

 0 Comment on Ghosn With the Wind: Nissan’s Former CEO Flees Japan, Now Resides in Lebanon
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Ghosn With the Wind: Nissan’s Former CEO Flees Japan, Now Resides in Lebanon

Talk about a story filled with intrigue! Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn (pronounced Gone), under the watchful eyes of Japanese…

 5 Comments on Ensnared: Fiat 124 Spider Abarth
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Ensnared: Fiat 124 Spider Abarth

The 124 Spider in Abarth guise. Small car manufacturer Fiat is struggling in a market where consumers want their big…

 2 Comments on Honda Brings Clarity to its Fuel Cell Plans
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Honda Brings Clarity to its Fuel Cell Plans

New Honda fuel cell model goes on sale first in Japan — North America and Europe will follow. Since releasing…

 2 Comments on GLM ZZ Picks Up Where the Tesla Roadster Left Off
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GLM ZZ Picks Up Where the Tesla Roadster Left Off

The GLM ZZ at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June. Tesla Motors got its start with the Tesla Roadster,…

 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…

 2 Comments on Sparkling New Mazda Miata Debuts
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Sparkling New Mazda Miata Debuts

World debut for an iconic roadster. Mazda holds a special place in the hearts and minds of certain car owners…

 1 Comment on New Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle Priced Near $70,000
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New Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle Priced Near $70,000

US introduction planned for summer 2015. Toyota’s plans to bring a mass produced fuel cell electric vehicle (FCV) to the…

 1 Comment on Good Trends, Bad Trends, Auto Trends
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Good Trends, Bad Trends, Auto Trends

The U.S. auto industry is performing swimmingly, on pace to sell about 16 million cars this year. Its a number…