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February 10, 2016

2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package revealed

2017 Ford Explorer Sport Appearance

Ford has unveiled the new Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package, which will be available on the 2017 Explorer. The addition of the package expands Explorer offerings to six models, which includes the base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the Platinum edition models.

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February 3, 2016

Cadillac confirms the ELR will be done after this generation

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The news shouldn't be all that surprising, but Cadillac has confirmed that the ELR plug-in hybrid will disappear after the current model's run is done. Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen recently confirmed to Automotive News that there will not be a second generation of the ELR.

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January 28, 2016

2016 GMC Sierra All Terrain X is ready to get dirty

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GMC has unveiled the 2016 Sierra All Terrain X, which is a special edition of the All Terrain model, that adds several new features to increase the pickup's off-road capability.

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January 27, 2016

Chrysler shifts its focus to trucks: Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart to go bye bye

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has released its revised five-year plan today, which has some brings some big updates to its midsize and compact sedan offerings.

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January 20, 2016

2016 Chevy Silverado Realtree Edition

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Chevy has unveiled another unique version of the Silverado - the 2016 Silverado Realtree Edition - an outdoors-inspired special edition that features camo graphics from Realtree.

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January 19, 2016

Buick's latest concepts may never enter production, Avenir concept is already off the table

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Last year Buick revealed the Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which sparked rumors that Buick could get a new rear-wheel drive flagship sedan and now this year, Buick showed off the stylish Avista concept, which sparked dreams of a new rear-wheel drive Buick coupe. Will Buick ever put either of them in production? Well it looks like at least one of them is already a no-go.

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January 15, 2016

2016 Ford Focus RS is now rolling off the line

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The awesome 2016 Ford Focus RS is now on its way to dealers, since production has kicked off at Ford's plant in Saarlouis, Germany. The 350-hp Focus RS will officially start rolling into showrooms this spring.

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January 13, 2016

2017 GMC Acadia goes on a massive diet and gets a 2.5L four-cyl

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GMC has unveiled the all-new 2017 Acadia crossover at the Detroit Auto Show. The biggest news is that the Acadia is now 700 pounds lighter than the current model, thanks to a new lighter body structure and a smaller exterior.

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January 12, 2016

2017 Lincoln Continental debuts with a 400-hp twin-turbo

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Lincoln has unveiled the 2017 Continental at the Detroit Auto Show. As the replacement for the MKS sedan, Lincoln decided to bring back the iconic badge for its flagship sedan.

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January 11, 2016

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew revealed

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Last year at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor and now this year, Ford has revealed the SuperCrew version of the insane off-road pickup.

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2017 Ford Fusion introduces the 325-hp V6 Sport

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Ford has revealed the updated 2017 Ford Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to its restyled exterior, the 2017 Fusion also introduces a new V6 Sport model that packs 325 horsepower.

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Say goodbye to the Chrysler Town & Country and hello to the 2017 Pacifica

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Chrysler has basically owned the minivan market since it created it in the 1980s with the Town & Country, Caravan and Voyager models. Now over 30 years later the segment has largely cooled off, so Chrysler is hoping to reinvent the segment with an all-new minivan that has debuted today at the Detroit Auto Show - the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.

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Buick Avista concept could preview a sexy Buick coupe

Buick Avista

Although Buick has unveiled the new 2016 Envision crossover at the Detroit Auto Show, the new Avista concept will likely steal the spotlight. The 2+2 concept is a sexy coupe that Buick says "rekindles its historic performance roots."

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2016 Buick Envision adds a new compact crossover to the lineup

2016-Buick-Envision

Coming off the success of the Encore and Enclave crossovers, Buick is now adding another crossover to its lineup - the 2016 Envision. The Envision is a new compact crossover that will slot right in the middle of the two existing crossovers and will compete with other luxury crossovers, like the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC.

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January 9, 2016

2017 GMC Acadia teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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GMC has released this teaser photo of the next-generation 2017 GMC Acadia, which is going to debut in just a days at the Detroit Auto Show.

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January 8, 2016

2017 Lincoln Continental leaked in a blurry photo ahead of its Detroit Debut

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Next week we'll get to see the 2017 Lincoln Continental debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but a very blurry image of the new sedan has surfaced now.

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January 7, 2016

2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback revealed, arrives in the U.S. this fall

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Chevy has unveiled the all-new 2017 Cruze hatchback, which is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Unlike the last Cruze hatchback, this one will be sold in the U.S. starting this fall.

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January 6, 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt officially debuts at CES, production will kick off late this year

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While the Tesla Model 3 promises to bring a 200-mile electric car to the masses, Chevy might have just got there first. Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Bolt electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas!

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December 30, 2015

Ford to give away Ford GT snap kits at the Detroit Auto Show

Ford GT Snap Kit

If you're lucky enough to get a chance to attend the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next month, you might be happy to hear that Ford is going to be giving away limited edition, build-it-yourself Ford GT snap kits at the show. The Revell-built Ford GT model snap kits will be given to kids that visit the Ford stand.

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December 28, 2015

Chevy Trax Midnight Edition revealed

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Chevy has unveiled the 2016 Trax Midnight Edition, which like the brand's pickups, gets blacked-out treatment. Based on the LTZ trim, the Midnight Edition features black wheels, bezels, beltline molding and door handles. Inside, the seats are trimmed with gray accents and the floor mats feature gray piping.

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December 22, 2015

E Ray filing could mean an electrified Corvette is coming

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Could General Motors be working on an electrified version of the Corvette? There's no confirmation yet, but a new trademark filing may be a clue that something may be in the works. New trademark filings for the names "Corvette E-Ray" and "E-Ray," could prove that GM is planning a hybrid or fully electric version of the Corvette.

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December 18, 2015

Cadillac exec admits that the ELR is a "big disappointment"

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It's no secret that the Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid is not the success that Cadillac had hoped it would be. With its coupe layout and high price tag the ELR has failed to find many buyers and now Cadillac's Chief Marketing Officer has admitted that the ELR is a "big disappointment."

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December 14, 2015

2015 Jeep Renegade [REVIEW]

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One of Jeep's brand objectives is that all of its products must be capable off-roaders (or at least have a variant that is up to the task). But how to do you do that with a subcompact SUV like the Renegade? We set out for a week long test to find out if the new baby Jeep is up the task. While it may look the part, we wanted to find out if it had real Jeep capabilities. In terms of the competition, right now there isn't much, as the subcompact SUV segment is just warming up. The Nissan Juke, Mini Countryman, and Buick Encore are the established entrants; the Chevrolet Trax just joinged the fray this year; and the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 are starting off.

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December 11, 2015

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid LT priced at $28,645

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid

Chevy has announced the pricing for the all-new 2016 Malibu Hybrid LT, which will start at $28,645 when it arrives this spring. Thanks to a new hybrid powertrain, the Malibu Hybrid now gets up to 48 mpg in the city.

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Ford will release 13 new electrified models by 2020

2017 Ford Focus Electric Teaser

Ford has announced plans to invest an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, which includes the introduction of 13 new electrified models. The investment is Ford's largest-ever electrified vehicle investment in a five-year period.

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November 23, 2015

Cadillac to launch a compact crossover in 2018

2017 Cadillac XT5

Last week Cadillac unveiled the all-new XT5 crossover, which is the first of four crossovers that Cadillac is planning for its lineup. Unfortunately we will have to wait another two years to see the next one, which will be a compact crossover that will slot in below the midsize XT5.

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November 18, 2015

2017 Lincoln MKZ gets a new 400-hp twin-turbo V6

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Lincoln is updating the MKZ sedan for the 2017 model year with styling updates, more technology and a new 400-hp 3.0L V6 that replaces the current 3.7L V6.

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November 17, 2015

2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate debuts in LA

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In addition to the 2017 GMC Canyon Denali, GMC is also bringing the 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate to the LA Auto Show this week. As its name suggests, the Sierra Denali Ultimate takes the Sierra Denali another step up in terms of style and capability.

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2017 GMC Canyon Denali revealed

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GMC has unveiled the 2017 Canyon Denali ahead of its debut this week at the LA Auto Show. The ultimate version of GMC's midsize pickup stands out with a unique chrome grille and unique wheels - 20-inch ultra-bright-machined aluminum wheels with painted accents. The exterior also gets chrome fog lamp bezels, five-inch-diameter rectangular chrome assist steps, a polished exhaust tip and a standard spray-in bed liner.

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2017 Ford Escape debuts with a restyled exterior, new tech and new engines

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Ford has unveiled the updated 2017 Escape crossover, which is debuting this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On the outside the 2017 Escape borrows many styling cues from the larger Edge, while two new engines and a long list of new tech features are sure to keep the Escape competitive with rivals, like the CR-V and Rogue.

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November 13, 2015

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night and Wrangler Backcountry to debut in LA

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night

Jeep is bringing two new special edition models to the LA Auto Show next week, the 2016 Grand Cherokee SRT Night and the 2016 Wrangler Backcountry. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night adds a blacked out appearance to the high-performance SUV and the Wrangler Backcountry adds more off-road features to make the SUV even more capable during the winter months.

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November 10, 2015

2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel rated at 31 MPG

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Chevy has announced that the 2016 Colorado pickup two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel engine is rated at 31 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient truck in America. If you choose all-wheel drive its highway rating drops slightly to 29 mpg.

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November 9, 2015

2017 Cadillac XT5 debuts in Dubai

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Cadillac has unveiled the 2017 XT5 crossover, which is the replacement for the SRX and is also the first of a new series of Cadillac crossovers. The XT5 follows the introduction of the new range-topping CT6 sedan and rides on a completely new chassis that is lighter than the outgoing SRX.

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November 8, 2015

2016 Chevy Trax [REVIEW]

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Chevrolet is now offering the subcompact Trax crossover for American consumption after a two-year run in the land of maple syrup and hockey. With an overall length of 168.5 inches, the Trax slots in between its two main competitors, the longer Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the shorter Nissan Juke. Although taller than either of those vehicles, the Trax's 6.2 inches of ground clearance is less than the Outlander Sport or the Juke, highlighting the little Chevrolet's mission as more of an urban run-about than a mild off-roader.

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November 3, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6 to start at $54,490 when it arrives in March

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Cadillac has announced the pricing for 2016 CT6 sedan, which is going to arrive in showrooms by March. When it does arrive, pricing will range from $54,490 to $84,460 with destination fees for Cadillac's new range topping sedan.

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November 2, 2015

2015 Lincoln MKC puts its mark on the map [REVIEW]

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With the compact crossover market red-hot right now, it makes sense that Lincoln chose this segment for its next premium import fighter. Keeping with current Lincoln tradition, the MKC is based on a Ford platform, the Escape in this case.

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2017 Buick LaCrosse teased again

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Buick is going to unveil the all-new 2017 LaCrosse later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show and now we have our second teaser of the new sedan.

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October 27, 2015

2016 Chevy Camaro is on its way to dealers

2016 Camaro Shipping

Chevy has announced that it will officially start shipping the all-new 2016 Camaro to dealers by the end of this week, which means that the first models will arrive in dealers by mid-November.

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October 19, 2015

2016 Cadillac V-Series White Frost editions revealed for the ATS-V and CTS-V

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Cadillac has announced the introduction of the Crystal White Frost Edition for all three of its new high-performance V-Series models - the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and Sedan, and the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan.

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October 16, 2015

Dodge Viper to end production in 2017

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It's being reported that the Dodge Viper may soon disappear, since it's being reported that the sports car will end production in 2017. Automotive News is reporting that the Viper's fate was sealed in Fiat Chrysler's new contract with the UAW.

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