Jeep has unveiled the all-new 2017 Compass, which borrows many styling cues from its larger brothers, like the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. The good news is that the all-new Compass effectively replaces the current Compass and Patriot models with a new SUV that will hopefully be much better than the current C-segment SUVs.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2018 Equinox compact SUV, which is all-new from the ground up. On the outside it borrows styling cues from other new Chevy models, like the new Cruze and Malibu, while under the hood there are some even bigger changes.
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Last week Chevy announced that the 2017 Bolt electric car will have an EPA-rated 238 miles of range on a full charge. Now the automaker has announced that the Bolt will start at $37,495 before any of the available federal or state tax credits. Factoring the available $7,500 federal tax credit brings the price of the Bolt down to $29,995.
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Chevy is slated to begin production of the much anticipated 2017 Chevy Bolt EV by the end of the year. Chevy has now announced that the Bolt will have an EPA-estimated driving range of 238 miles. Initially Chevy estimated that the Bolt's driving range would be around 200 miles, so now the new estimate gives the Bolt a longer driving range than the base Tesla Model S 60 model.
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Chevy has announced that the 2017 Suburban and Tahoe will now be offered with the same special Midnight Edition as the Silverado, Colorado, Equinox and Trax. All Midnight Edition models are finished exclusively in black and the Midnight Edition Suburban and Tahoe full-size SUVs are offered in two distinct variants, the Z71 Midnight package and the LT Midnight package.
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Dodge is reportedly going to release a new all-wheel drive version of the Challenger later this year. Automotive News is reporting that the Challenger GT AWD will be powered by a V6 engine that will send its power to all four wheels.
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Ram has unveiled a new special edition Night package for 2017 Ram 1500. Based on the Sport model, the Night package adds blacked-out features, including wheels, grille and badging.
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Chevy has announced that the 2017 Colorado midsize pickup is getting an all-new V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission.
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Tesla has announced the introduction of a new version of the Model S, the P100D, which is now officially the quickest production car in the world that is currently on sale. With a 0-60 mph time of an insane 2.5 seconds, the Model S P100D is the third fastest production car ever produced, but the quickest one that you can actually buy new today. The Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder were faster, but you can't buy a new one.
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Cadillac is giving the world a preview of the next evolution of Cadillac design. According to Cadillac, the Escala Concept previews the design and technical ideas driving the next phase of Cadillac's ongoing expansion.
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Dodge has unveiled the 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona models ahead of this year's Woodward Dream Cruise that kicks off this weekend in Detroit. Both models add performance upgrades, like a new exhaust system, a cold-air induction system and larger brakes.
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Cadillac is going to reveal a new concept car this week on Thursday, August 18 during Monterey Car Week. According to Cadillac, the concept will inspire the next evolution of Cadillac Design.
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Chevy has revealed the official specs and pricing for the 2017 Camaro ZL1. Last week it was reported that the Camaro ZL1 would have the same horsepower as the Corvette Z06 with 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft. of torque. Now Chevy has confirmed the specs and announced that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 coupe will start at $62,135 and the convertible will start at $69,135.
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Chevy has released the pricing for the restyled 2017 Chevy Trax, which will start at $21,895 when arrives in showrooms this fall. Restyled inside and out, the 2017 Trax gets styling cues that bring it closer to the Cruze and Malibu.
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Chevy has announced that it has sold the 100,000th Chevy Volt, making it the first automaker to sell 100,000 plug-in vehicles. According to to the automaker in addition to the 100,000 milestone, Volt owners have driven almost 1.5 billion miles in EV mode of a total 2.5 billion cumulative miles, which means that Volt drivers have saved nearly 58 million gallons of fuel.
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The official performance specs for the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 have leaked online ahead of Chevy's official announcement. According to the leaked specs, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 will have 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft. of torque.
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The pricing for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been released, with the new F-150 Raptor SuperCab starting at $49,520 and the four-door SuperCrew priced at $52,505.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the automaker's Master Plan 2, which follows its initial master plan that was released 10 years ago. Now that the original master plan is done with the introduction of the Model 3 and the purchase of SolarCity, Tesla is now ready to start its next phase.
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A year ago GMC chief Duncan Aldred announced a goal to improve GMC's market share by two-thirds over the next decade to around 5 percent from the current 3 percent. While the announcement was announced in March 2015, since then not much has changed, but GMC may have something in the works that will help it rival Jeep.
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Ford has announced that the 306-hp Focus RS is now arriving at showrooms in the U.S. with a starting price of $36,605. The 2016 Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder that generates a nice 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.
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The 2017 Ford F-150 is getting a new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 that generates 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, a gain of 10 hp and 50 lb.-ft. from the previous 3.5L EcoBoost engine. With 470 lb-ft. of torque, the 3.5L EcoBoost beats all diesel- and gasoline-powered rivals.
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The last Jeep Grand Wagoneer rolled off the line in 1991, but it's been reported for quite a while now that Jeep is going to bring back the flagship SUV. Jeep brand head Mike Manley recently told Automotive News that Jeep is going to bring back the Wagoneer name for its new premium SUVs sometime after 2019.
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Ford has released more details about the new F-150 Raptor, which will feature six terrain driving modes: Normal, Sport, Weather, Mud/ Sand, Baja and Rock Crawl.
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It's been rumored for a while, so it's not that surprising, but Dodge has officially announced the death of the Viper. To celebrate the Viper's 25th birthday and its last year of production, Dodge is going to build five limited-edition Viper models.
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A replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot small SUVs is in the works, but it won't arrive until sometime in 2017. This means that Chrysler is going to continue to produce the long in the tooth Compass and Patriot until early 2017.
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The 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport is definitely going to pack a punch from its turbocharged 2.7L V6. Ford has announced that not only will the Fusion Sport have 325 horsepower, but it's V6 will generate a nice 380 lb-ft. of torque.
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Tesla is making the Model S a little more attainable with the introduction of a new 60 model that now starts at $66,000.
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The next Transformers movie, Transformers: The Last Knight is set to be released on June 23, 2017. Even though the movie is a year away, director Michael Bay has tweeted out a photo of the new Bumblebee character, which is based on the new sixth-generation Chevy Camaro.
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For years wagons have been overshadowed by SUVs and minivans, but some automaker's like Volvo have continued to offer them. Buick may soon enter the segment with a wagon version of the Regal. A new report claims that the next Regal will be offered with a wagon version.
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Ford has announced the specs for the updated 2017 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid, which now has a longer driving range than the 2016 model. With a total driving range of 610 miles, the 2017 Fusion Energi can now travel further than any other plug-in hybrid on the market.
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While GM has had success with the Chevy Volt that is now well into its second generation, its cousin, the Cadillac ELR hasn't met the same fate. Sales of the ELR were doomed from the start, largely because of its $75,000 sticker price and now production has officially stopped.
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We've been hearing reports about a mid-engined Corvette for a while, but Chevy has never confirmed any of the rumors. Now Car and Driver claims that the Corvette will switch to a mid-engine layout when the all-new C8 Corvette debuts in early 2018 at the Detroit Auto Show.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Silverado High Desert package, which is based on the concept vehicle with the same name that debuted at the 2014 SEMA show. With its lockable and water resistant cargo system, Chevy says that the Silverado High Desert package blends the capability and utility of Silverado with the refinement and luxury of the Suburban.
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The Chrysler 300 has been one of the shining lights in the Chrysler lineup for years, but Chrysler may be working on a successor that will be dramatically different than today's rear-wheel drive sedan. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne recently hinted that the 300's replacement could share the same front-wheel drive platform as the new Pacifica minivan.
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If you're in the market for a bright yellow truck, Ram has your answer - the limited edition 2016 Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport. The very limited-edition (only 2,500 will be built) Ram 1500 features unique interior colors, body-colored accents and most importantly, bright yellow paint.
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Even though Buick unveiled an all-new Verano compact sedan last year in China, it's being reported that the Verano's days are numbered in the U.S. According to sources, the current Verano will continue in the U.S. through the 2017 model year.
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A new report claims that GM and Lyft are going to start testing self-driving versions of the Chevy Bolt EV next year on public roads. GM recently invested $500 million in Lyft and now its reportedly looking to buy Cruise Automation Inc., a self-driving technology startup for $1 billion.
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Chevy has announced the pricing for the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, which will be priced at $66,445 for coupe models and $70,445 for the convertible.
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Ford has announced that it is the only automaker to offer an available factory-installed strobe warning LED light kit, which is now available to F-150 fleet customers for the first time. The strobe light kit is designed for use by utility, road construction and municipal crews that need enhanced vehicle visibility while working on-site to warn motorists and others that workers.
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Ford has confirmed that it is working on a 200-mile range electric car that will compete withe Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. During an earnings call, Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed that the automaker wants to be "among the leaders or in a leadership position" when it comes to electric cars.
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