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February 26, 2015

Ford kicks off production of the all-new 2015 Edge

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Ford has announced that production of the all-new 2015 Edge crossover has kicked off at its Oakville Assembly plant outside of Toronto, Canada. The new Edge will be exported to 100 countries and to support the global launch of the Ford Edge, Ford has announced addition of 400 new employees to supplement the 1,000 new employees that were announced last year.

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February 24, 2015

Cadillac CT6 to get twin-turbocharged V8 engine

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Over the weekend Cadillac gave the world an early preview of the 2016 CT6 flagship sedan in a new commercial that aired during the Oscars. Cadillac's president Johan de Nysschen, followed up the reveal online with a Q&A session where he answered questions about Cadillac and the new CT6.

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GM trademarks 'Badlands' name, will it be used for a F-150 Raptor rival?

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It's being reported that General Motors recently filed a trademark for the name "Badlands" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on February 16, 2015. The application states that the name will be used for "motor land vehicle, namely, trucks."

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February 22, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6: Cadillac gives a sneak peek during the Oscars [VIDEO]

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Those that tuned into watch the 87th Academy Awards ceremony on Monday night got a sneak peek at the upcoming 2016 Cadillac CT6 sedan. The CT6, Cadillac's new flagship sedan was shown in a 60-second spot during the awards show.

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February 20, 2015

Ford and Petty's Garage create a 627-hp Mustang GT

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Ford has announced that it has teamed up with Petty's Garage to create a new limited 627 horsepower Mustang GT that is inspired by the Petty's Garage Mustang GT that debuted at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

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GM not sold on Chevy Bolt name

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Earlier this year GM revealed its new Chevy Bolt concept, which is expected to have a range of about 200 miles when it's introduced, but there might be one big change before that happens. The "Bolt" name has been criticized for sounding too much like the Chevy Volt, so GM may change the name.

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February 12, 2015

2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited debuts in Chicago

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Ram has unveiled the new 2015 Ram Laramie Limited, which Ram says adds will be the "benchmark in truck opulence." With its upgraded materials, such as an all-black, full-leather seating, real wood interior components and unique badges, Ram Laramie Limited is a "black-tie" luxury alternative to the southwestern-themed Laramie Longhorn edition pickup.

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2016 Chevy Equinox gets a facelift

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Chevy has revealed the updated 2016 Equinox SUV, which is getting some styling updates, new wheels, updated safety features and some other small interior updates.

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February 11, 2015

2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility debuts in Chicago

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Get ready to see a new set of lights screaming at you're speeding down the highway, since Ford has revealed the 2016 Police Interceptor Utility. Based on the updated 2016 Explorer, the Police Interceptor Utility gets an updated front fascia with a new grille, headlights and lower bumper. The rear end also gets updated taillights and a new spoiler.

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February 10, 2015

2015 Chevy Colorado GearOn special edition priced at $31,250

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Chevy has revealed a special edition of the Colorado pickup - the 2015 Colorado GearOn. The Colorado GearOn special edition is designed for those buyers that want the added versatility of the GearOn accessory system.

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2016 Cadillac ATS-V sedan priced at $61,460 and ATS-V coupe starts at $63,660

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Cadillac has announced the pricing for the 2016 ATS-V sedan and coupe, which go into production starting this spring. Pricing for the 2016 ATS-V sedan starts at $61,460 and the ATS-V coupe is priced from $63,660.

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February 9, 2015

2015 Ford Edge Sport officially packs 315 horsepower

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Ford has released more details about the all-new 2015 Ford Edge, which is going to arrive in showrooms this spring. When Ford revealed the new Edge last summer, Ford did not reveal the specs for the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 in the Edge Sport, but now we know that it packs 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.

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February 6, 2015

Refreshed 2016 Chevy Equinox SUV will debut next week in Chicago

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Chevy has announced that it will reveal a refreshed 2016 Chevy Equinox SUV next week at the Chicago Auto Show. This teaser photo reveals that the 2016 Equinox is going to get a new front bumper and restyled headlights. There also appears to be some new body cladding and updated alloy wheels.

Even though the Equinox is about to get a refresh, Chevy is quick to point out that sales of the Equinox continue to grow. In January sales of the Equinox rose 34 percent compared to January 2014.

"In one of the industry's most competitive segments, the Equinox continues to win customers with its value-driven balance of performance, versatility and personal connectivity," said GM North America President Alan Batey. "It also represents the depth of Chevrolet's strong SUV lineup, ranging from the all-new Trax small SUV and Traverse to the redesigned 2015 Suburban and Tahoe."

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February 5, 2015

Chevy Bolt electric car to enter production in late 2016

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A new report claims that General Motors is going to begin production of its new $30,000 electric car - the Chevy Bolt in October 2016. The 200-mile range Bolt will be built at an underused plant north of Detroit.

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February 4, 2015

Ken Block speeds around Ford's Cologne plant in the 2016 Focus RS [VIDEO]

Yesterday Ford took the wraps off the much anticipated 2016 Focus RS and now we have a video that shows Ken Block behind the wheels of the hot hatchback. Ken Block helped Ford fine-tune the handling of the Focus RS and you can see him here testing it out inside Ford's plant in Cologne, Germany.

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February 3, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS officially unveiled with over 315-hp

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Ford has revealed the ultimate Focus - the 2016 Focus RS, which is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged engine that Ford says produces "well in excess of 315 horsepower." The Focus RS is the latest model from Ford's new Performance division that promises to release more than 12 high-performance vehicles by 2020.

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February 2, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS photos leaked!

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The first photos of the 2016 Ford Focus RS have leaked online ahead of its debut tomorrow. The Focus RS is Ford's answer to models, like the Subaru WRX STI and VW Golf R. Under the hood we can expect it to be powered by the same turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder as the Mustang.

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January 29, 2015

Ford confirms faster Ford Fiesta in the works, Most likely Fiesta RS

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Late last year Ford announced plans to launch 12 new models under its high-performance Ford Performance division. We already know that the plan includes the new Focus RS, GT, hotter versions of the Mustang and the F-150 Raptor, but now Ford has confirmed that a hotter Fiesta is also in the works.

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January 26, 2015

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor to pack 450-hp EcoBoost V6

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Earlier this month Ford revealed the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor at the Detroit Auto Show. Ford revealed that it will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 instead of the current 6.2L V8, but one thing Ford failed to reveal was the V6's power specs. Well now we know that the 3.5L V6 will generate a nice 450 horsepower, according to Ford's head of Global Product Development, Raj Nair.

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January 23, 2015

Cadillac V-Series to get electric all-wheel-drive system

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General Motors is reportedly developing a new electric all-wheel-drive system that will be used by the next-generation Cadillac V-Series models. The electric system could also be used by other high-performance models in GM's lineup, like the Camaro and Corvette.

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January 22, 2015

2015 Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition blacks out the Silverado Z71

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Chevy has revealed the 2015 Silverado Midnight Edition pickup, which gives the Silverado an all-black exterior and other unique touches.

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January 21, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS will debut on February 3 [VIDEO]

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Ford has released a teaser of the 2016 Ford Focus RS, which is going to be officially unveiled on February 3. The high-performance Focus RS will go head-to-head with other powerful compacts, like the VW Golf R and Subaru WRX STI.

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January 19, 2015

First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R raises $1 million

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The first retail production 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R fetched a whopping $ 1 million over the weekend at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. All proceeds from the sale of the Shelby GT350R VIN#001 will benefit JDRF, the country's leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

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January 15, 2015

Ford plans to limit the use of aluminum to its truck lineup

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Ford made big headlines when it announced the new aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150, but before we get our hopes up for an aluminum-skinned Mustang, Ford just said there are no plans for it. Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas recently stated that Ford has no plans to use aluminum beyond its truck lineup because there are more cost-effective ways to improve the fuel economy of its cars.

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January 12, 2015

Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever!

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Ford Mustang fans that loved the debut of the Shelby GT350 at the LA Auto Show last November will be excited to see the latest release. Ford has unveiled the Shelby GT350R, which Ford says is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever.

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor debuts with 10-Speed transmission

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Ford has revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor pickup in Detroit. Based on the new aluminum bodied F-150, the 2017 F-150 Raptor will be powered by a new 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine that will generate more power than the current 6.2L V8. The new V6 will also be mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission.

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Ford reveals an all-new GT in Detroit with more than 600-HP!

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Ford's newperformance division just debuted its best model yet - an all-new GT! The new GT is one of more than 12 new Ford Performance vehicles coming by 2020, which includes the Focus RS, F-150 Raptor, Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R. But the best part is that the new GT is expected to go into production next year.

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Chevy Bolt Concept debuts in Detroit previewing a 200-mile range EV

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This morning Chevy debuted the all-new 2016 Volt and also previewed a new 200 mile range electric car - the Chevy Bolt. The Bolt EV concept is Chevy's vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000.

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January 11, 2015

Buick Avenir Concept could preview a much needed new Buick flagship sedan

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Buick just surprised everyone by unveiling the new Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show. Avenir, which is French for "future" is a new interpretation of traditional Buick cues. Buick says that the design of the Avenir was created by a global team of Buick designers and sculptors who were inspired by historic Buick concepts that pushed traditional boundaries, shaped future Buick models and influenced the entire auto industry.

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2016 Chevy Volt can now travel up to 50 miles in EV mode

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Chevy has officially unveiled the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt at the Detroit Auto Show. We saw the exterior of the new Volt last week at CES, but now we have all the details, including its new powertrain that can keep the Volt moving up to 50 miles in electric mode.

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2016 Buick Cascada is Buick's first new convertible in 25 years

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Buick has officially unveiled the 2016 Buick Cascada, which brings a convertible back to the Buick brand after 25 years. Borrowing its roots from the Europe's Opel Cascada, the Buick badged convertible is a luxurious four seater that's powered by a 200-hp turbocharged engine.

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January 10, 2015

Is Chevy going to reveal a 200-mile range Bolt EV concept in Detroit?

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It's being reported that General Motors is working on a new electric car with a driving range around 200 miles on a single range. The electric car is expected to be introduced by 2017, but the world will reportedly get a preview of it next week at the Detroit Auto Show. GM is going to show a concept version of the EV with the Chevy Bolt name alongside the all-new Volt.

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2016 Lincoln MKX photos leak ahead of its debut in Detroit

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The first photos of the all-new 2016 Lincoln MKX have leaked online ahead of its debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Lincoln previewed the new MKX last April at the Beijing Motor Show and as expected most of the styling remains the same.

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January 8, 2015

2015 GMC Canyon Nightfall Edition Revealed

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GMC has announced the release of the 2015 GMC Canyon Nightfall Edition, which is a blacked-out version of the Canyon midsize pickup. The Canyon Nightfall Edition is only offered on SLE crew cab models and comes exclusively in Onyx Black.

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January 7, 2015

Slow Selling Cadillac CTS Sedan Gets a Price Cut

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Sales of the Cadillac CTS dropped four percent last year and now Cadillac is now responding by cutting the price of the CTS sedan by up to $3,000 in addition to adding additional content to some trim levels.

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2015 Chevy Silverado Custom Sport Package Unveiled

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Chevy has revealed a new Sport package for the 2015 Silverado. The Custom Sport package gives the pickup a monochromatic look with body-colored front and rear bumpers and a body-colored grille surround with a chrome-accented black grille.

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January 5, 2015

Buick Envision Crossover and Cascada Convertible to Debut Next Week in Detroit

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We're only a week away from the kick off of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and it's being reported that Buick is going to have two big debuts at the show. Buick is reportedly going to reveal the Cascada convertible, which is a rebadged Opel and a new crossover, called the Envision.

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Chevy's Connected Vehicle Technology Can Predict Car Troubles Before They Happen

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Chevy is previewing new connected vehicle technology at this year's Consumer Electronics Show that can predict and notify drivers when certain parts of their vehicle need attention - in many cases before vehicle performance is impacted.

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January 4, 2015

2016 Chevy Volt Shows its Face at the Consumer Electronics Show

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Even though we're just a week away from the debut of the second-generation 2016 Chevy Volt, GM has given a sneak peek of the new Volt at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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December 30, 2014

Ford Registers 'EcoBeast' Name, May be Used for the Next F-150 Raptor

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This month Ford registered the "EcoBeast" name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but what does it mean? Automakers have a history of registering names that they will never use, but in this case, the "EcoBeast" name could be applied to the next-generation F-150 Raptor.

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