There have been lots of reports about what we can expect from the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, which is expected to arrive in 2017 as a 2018 model. There have been reports about an aluminum body to save weight, but one thing that is going to stay is its body-on-frame layout.
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Ford has revealed a new driver-assist system that can reduce the severity of or even eliminate some frontal collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians. The Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection system uses radar and camera technology to scan the road and warn the driver if a pedestrian is detected.
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In addition to unique versions of the all-new Ford F-150, Ford has announced that it's bringing modified versions of the new Mustang to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Working with Galpin Auto Sports, Petty's Garage, MRT and many others, Ford will showcase over a dozen custom Mustangs at the show.
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The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a month away and at the show Green Car Journal gives away its annual Green Car of the Year award. The 2015 contenders include the Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf.
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Earlier this year Chrysler announced that the SRT brand was going away and that the name would only be applied to Dodge's high-performance vehicles. But what did that announcement means for the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT models?
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Ford has previewed the special versions of the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup that it is going to bring to this year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Ford collaborated with SEMA builders to help produce the radical F-150 trucks that Ford hopes will help it win the "Hottest Truck" award for the fifth year.
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Dodge has announced the pricing for the updated 2015 Dodge Charger, including the one that everyone wants - the 707-hp Charger SRT Hellcat. Pricing for the base Charger SE starts at $28,990, while the Charger SXT starts at $30,990 and the top dog Charger SRT Hellcat will set you back $64,990.
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Chrysler has released a few teasers of its Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed to this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas.
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Ford has announced plans to hire 850 new workers to help build the all-new aluminum F-150 pickup. Ford is anticipating the need for new workers to help keep up with demand for the new F-150.
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Ford is reportedly planning some big changes for the next-generation Ford Explorer, which may see the popular SUV move to a new rear-wheel-drive platform. The current Explorer marked the first time that the SUV was based on a front-wheel-drive platform, but now according to The Truth About Cars, the next Explorer is set to return to its roots.
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Earlier this year Ford unveiled the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup at the Detroit Auto Show with the biggest update being its new aluminum body. With the new F-150 about to roll into showrooms the communication still centers around the F-150's "beer can" exterior, but what about the rest of the new F-150? Ford gave us the keys to a new F-150 for a quick trip around San Antonio, Texas to see how much has changed and there's definitely a lot more than those lighter body panels.
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It seems like news keeps coming out about Cadillac's future. We've already learned that Cadillac is going to change the name of all its sedans and crossovers, with the exception of the Escalade. Now Cadillac's boss Johan de Nysschen has confirmed that Cadillac is working on a model that will sit above the recently announced CT6 in Cadillac's lineup.
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Jeep may release high-performance SRT versions of the Cherokee and Renegade models, according to comments from Jeep CEO Mike Manley.
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Last night Tesla unveiled a new all-wheel-drive version of the Model S, which features two electric motors and will be designated by the "D" designation. The big news is that the top spec Model S P85D model packs 691 horsepower, which is enough to give it a 0-60 mph time of 3.2 seconds.
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Ford killed off the Ranger pickup in the U.S. at the end of 2011, but now the automaker is reportedly mulling the idea of bringing the small pickup back the U.S. GM's recent success with the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickups has obviously forced Ford to rethink its truck strategy in the U.S.
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General Motors has confirmed that it is working on a new electric model for the Chevy brand that will be sold alongside the Volt and Spark electric models. Last week, Mark Reuss , GM's global product chief confirmed the plans to a group of investors.
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Even though a an all-new Camaro is just around the corner, Chevy has unveiled a new special-edition Camaro SS that is going to debut at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. The special Camaro SS is going to arrive in early 2015, but Chevy is asking fans for help to come up with a name for the Emerald Green Metallic model.
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Chrysler has reportedly registered the "Trackhawk" name, which is now raising speculation of what the name could be applied to in the Jeep lineup. Why Jeep? Well it's obviously linked to the Jeep "Trail Rated" off-road tuned models, but could the Trackhawk name be applied to a high performance model?
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Last month Buick took the wraps off the compact Envision crossover at the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China. It's been rumored that the Envision could join Buick's U.S. lineup and now it's reportedly going to arrive in the third quarter of 2015.
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Next fall Cadillac is slated to release its new flagship, the 2016 CT6 and now it's been confirmed that the CT6 will be offered with a plug-in hybrid version. The plug-in CT6 will reportedly offer "industry-leading fuel economy upwards of 70 mpg equivalent," and the CT6 will also be lighter than the current CTS.
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Although Ford has yet to release a Mustang that can rival the 707 horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the guys over at Hennessey have the answer. What we have here is the 2015 HPE700 Mustang that tops the Challenger SRT Hellcat with a supercharged 717 horsepower V8.
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Chrysler is going to release a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan late next year, according to CEO Sergio Marchionne.
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Just last week Cadillac surprised everyone when it announced that it is going to change the name of all of its cars, which will adopt a new CT naming strategy. Now Cadillac Chief Marketing Officer Uwe Ellinghaus has revealed that a new naming structure will also be applied to Cadillac's crossovers, which will get the XT name.
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Jeep is reportedly considering adopting an aluminum body and smaller engines for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, according to comments from Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne. At the Paris Motor Show, Marchionne revealed that some big changes may be in store for the Wrangler to reduce its weight and improve its fuel efficiency.
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Jeep has unveiled the limited edition Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Red Vapor at the Paris Motor Show.
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Chevy has announced the pricing for the 2015 Trax small crossover, which will start at $20,995 when it arrives at dealers in January.
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This week all the news is about everything that is being unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, but in about a week Tesla is going to debut something. What exactly? Well Tesla CEO Elon Musk just tweeted this picture and and stated "about time to unveil the D and something else."
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With a 0-60 mph time of 2.95 seconds and a quarter-mile time of just 10.95 seconds, the 2015 Corvette Z06 is anything but slow. Chevy has released all the specs for the latest Corvette Z06, including its starting price that starts at $78,995 for the Z06 Coupe, while the Z06 convertible is priced at $83,995.
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Ford has revealed the details of its 2020 Vision plan that includes the 'reinvention' of the Lincoln brand. Ford has set a goal of selling 300,000 Lincoln vehicles globally by 2020, thanks to the addition of more models and the brand's debut in China.
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Chrysler has been struggling to keep up with demand for the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and now it's announced plans to boost production of the diesel-powered pickup.
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The first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was auctioned off this weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2014 auction where it was auctioned off for a whopping $825,000.
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We're just a few months away from the debut of the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt, but Chevy has already released a teaser photo of its rear end. Now we have a closer look at the profile of the 2016 Volt, although its camouflaged.
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Chevy has unveiled the new Silverado Toughnology concept at the Texas State Fair. On the outside it doesn't look that different from the production Silverado, but underneath it's constructed of high strength steel, which is lighter, stronger and more efficient than the conventional carbon steel used in most vehicles.
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Chevy has unveiled the off-road ready Z71 editions of the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban at the Texas State Fair.
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Even though it was rumored that Cadillac's new flagship sedan would be dubbed the LTS, Cadillac has just announced that it will actually be called something odd - the Cadillac CT6.
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Saleen has released a sketch of its 2015 302 Mustang, which is going to debut later this year. Saleen will offer three versions of its 302 Mustang with the top version generating 640 horsepower.
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GM has announced the fuel economy specs for the four-cylinder powered 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups. The 200-hp 2.5L four-cylinder engine with 2WD and the 6-speed automatic transmission is rated at 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.
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Cadillac has confirmed something that we already knew, that it is working on a new flagship sedan to compete with models like the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The yet to be named sedan will enter production in the fourth quarter of 2015 at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
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GMC has unveiled the 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition, which is based on the Sierra 1500 double-cab pickup and adds a body-colored grille surround, color-keyed door handles, mirror caps, side moldings and front and rear bumpers.
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GM has announced that the first batch of the 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups are on their way to dealers.
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