December 19, 2014

McLaren Teases the Sports Series Again [VIDEO]

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McLaren has released another teaser photo of the new Sports Series model, which is going to debut early next year - most likely at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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2016 Chevy Volt: GM Teases its Interior and On-Demand Regenerative Braking System [VIDEO]

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We're only a few weeks away from the debut of the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt, but Chevy is giving the world a sneak peek at its interior with a new video.

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Cadillac Upgrades the 2016 CT6's Rearview Mirror with Streaming Video

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Cadillac has announced that next year when the 2016 CT6 sedan is released it will get a new feature - streaming video. The 2016 CT6 will add high-resolution streaming video to the function of a traditional rearview mirror, removing obstructions of passengers, headrests and the vehicle's roof and rear pillars.

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December 18, 2014

Volvo to Replace Lineup by 2018 and Add a V90 Wagon Inspired by the Concept Estate

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Volvo has announced plans to replace its entire lineup by 2018, with the first new model being the new XC90 SUV. The new XC90 is the first model to be based on Volvo's new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform that will be the basis for all of Volvo's future models.

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Scion Could be Re-Positioned as a Small Premium Brand

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When Scion launched in the early 2000's it was positioned as a brand for young car buyers with models like the boxy, but fun xB. Over the past few years Scion's lineup as aged with the only new models being the FR-S and tC coupes. So what does the future hold for Scion? Scion is about to release a host of new models, that may re-position the brand with premium small cars.

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Infiniti Vision Gran Turismo Concept Revealed [VIDEO]

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Infiniti has now joined other automakers like BMW, Nissan and VW that have created unique vehicles for the Gran Turismo 6 video game. Infiniti has revealed the Vision Gran Turismo concept, which is now available to download.

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December 17, 2014

Toyota Reveals the Face of the 2016 Tacoma

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Last week Toyota revealed the first teaser of the all-new 2016 Tacoma and now Toyota has released a second photo that reveals the Tacoma's new face.

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Lexus Teases a New F Model for Detroit, Likely the GS F

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Lexus has released two teaser photos of its new F model that is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The new F model will be the second addition to the high-performance F lineup, following the introduction of the RC F earlier this year.

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2016 Cadillac CT6 Will Not Look Like the Elmiraj Concept

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When Cadillac announced plans to release the new CT6 flagship sedan, there were hopes and rumors that it would be inspired by the Elmiraj concept, but now Cadillac has confirmed that, that is not the case.

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2016 Nissan Titan Teased Again, Debuts on Jan 12 [VIDEO]

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Nissan has released another teaser spot for the 2016 Titan pickup that is going to debut at the Detroit Auto Show on January 12.

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2016 Acura NSX Teased Ahead of its Detroit Debut [VIDEO]

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Acura has just announced that the next-generation 2016 NSX is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. To get the world ready for the debut of the 2016 NSX, Acura has released a few teaser photos and a 30-second teaser video that gives an early glimpse of the production car and the sound of its three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid powertrain.

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December 16, 2014

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Debuts in Seoul

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Hyundai has unveiled the 2016 Sonata Hybrid at an event in Seoul, South Korea. Even though the gas powered Sonata was all-new for the 2015 model year, the hybrid version took a bit longer to develop - 27 months.

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V will Debut in Detroit and it Could Have 650-HP

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Last month Cadillac unveiled the 2016 ATS-V and now the performance reveals are set to continue with the debut of the 2016 CTS-V next month at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Cadillac officials have confirmed that the next-generation CTS-V will take the stage at the Detroit Auto Show on January 13.

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Jaguar C-X75 to Battle James Bond in 'Spectre'

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While James Bond will sit behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB10 in the upcoming Spectre film, he'll have to battle the film's villain who will be driving the even more stunning Jaguar C-X75.

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New Ford GT May Come to Detroit with 600-HP EcoBoost V6

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A new report claims that Ford is going to bring a new GT to the Detroit Auto Show next month. If the report is accurate, Ford is reportedly going to reveal a new GT that will be powered by a EcoBoost V6 engine with around 600 horsepower.

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December 15, 2014

BMW i3 Prototype Debuts Fully-Automated Parking System

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BMW has announced that it has developed a fully-automated parking system for the i3, which will debt next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Unlike some other parking systems, the i3's system takes the technology to the next level, since the driver can completely exit the vehicle before it parks itself.

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Next-Gen Chevy Volt, Malibu and Cruze to Get Corvette Styling Cues

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It's being reported that the designs of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt, Malibu and Cruze will all borrow styling cues from the Corvette. Ed Welburn, GM's global design boss recently revealed that subtle design elements from the Corvette will be leveraged to elevate the design of some of its less sporty models.

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Toyota Delayed the Next-Gen Prius to Make Last Minute Design Changes

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Production of the next-generation Toyota Prius was supposed to kick off next spring, but it's already been reported that it is delayed until the end of 2015. We're now learning that the reason for the last minute delay is due to some last minute styling changes.

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December 14, 2014

BMW 2 Series Borrows its 3-Cyl Engine from MINI

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BMW has announced the introduction of the new BMW 218i, which will be powered by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that powers in the MINI Cooper. The three-cylinder engine generates 136 hp and 162 lb-ft. of torque.

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December 12, 2014

2016 Audi Q7 Revealed Ahead of its Detroit Debut, Loses 716 Pounds

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Audi has taken the wraps off the second-generation Q7 ahead of its world debut next month at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Overall the look is not a dramatic departure from the current Q7, but under the skin the 2016 Q7 rides on a new lighter MLB Evo platform.

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Infiniti Q60 Concept Previewed Ahead of its Debut at the Detroit Auto Show

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Infiniti is going to preview the next-generation Q60 coupe with the Q60 concept that is going to debut at the Detroit Auto Show. Infiniti has already stated that the concept will be very close to the production model.

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2016 Audi Q7 Leaked Ahead of its Debut in Detroit

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The first official photos of the all-new second-generation 2016 Audi Q7 have leaked online ahead of its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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December 11, 2014

Ford Introduces SYNC 3 - Easier to Use, More Intuitive and Faster

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It's hard to believe that Ford's SYNC communications and entertainment system has been around longer than the iPhone and now Ford has announced the introduction of the third-generation system. Ford says that SYNC 3 is now more intuitive, easier to use and even faster.

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Ford Announces New Performance Team and Global Focus RS

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This morning Ford has announced some of its big plans for its performance lineup, which includes the creation of the new "Ford Performance" team and a new Focus RS that will be sold globally.

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Volvo Reveals Three-Cylinder Drive-E Engine that Generates 180 hp

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Three-cylinder engines are gaining in popularity thanks to Ford and MINI and now Volvo has revealed its new three-cylinder engine. The new three-cylinder engine is part of Volvo's new Drive-E engine family and generates around 180 horsepower.

"We have come a long way in the last few years at Volvo. Investments from our parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, have enabled us to recapture our position as a leader in the field of powertrain engineering. The development program for the new 3-cylinder engine is very advanced and we have already begun prototype testing of the unit," says Dr. Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research & Development at Volvo Car Group.

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2015 BMW 6 Series Gets Some Small Updates

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BMW has unveiled the slightly updated 2015 BMW 6 Series, which continues to be offered in three body styles: two-door Coupe, Convertible and the four-door Gran Coupe.

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December 10, 2014

707-Horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Rated at 22 MPG

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Dodge has announced that the insane 707 horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is rated at 22 mpg on the highway. The 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat also earns EPA ratings of 16 mpg in combined driving and 13 mpg in the city.

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Honda May Finally Bring the Civic Type-R to the U.S.

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Yup you read that right! For years Honda has neglected its U.S. buyers, while buyers in Europe and Japan have been able to get their hands on sportier models like the Civic Type-R. Now it's being reported that Honda may have finally given the green light to a version of the Civic Type-R for the U.S. market.

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Teased Ahead of its Detroit Debut

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Toyota has officially announced that the all-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma will debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next month. While Toyota hasn't released any significant details, we do have a teaser photo to hold us over until Jan 12.

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2016 MINI John Cooper Works Leaked Ahead of its Debut in Detroit

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At the beginning of this year MINI previewed the new John Cooper Works model in concept form at the Detroit Auto Show and now a year later, MINI is set to unveil the production version.

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