General Motors has announced that it will remove the Chevrolet brand from Europe by the end of 2015. The move, which was confirmed by GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky is to focus GM's European operations on fixing the Opel brand.
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Ford has unveiled the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, which now has a new more modern design as part of Ford's attempts to make it appeal to a more global audience. Ford is even debuting the new Mustang simultaneously today around the world in six cities.
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Motor Trend has announced that the 2014 Ram 1500 has received its 2014 Truck of the Year award. Nine trucks were put through the magazine's tests, but the Ram 1500 came out on top because of its new V6 diesel engine, its eight-speed transmission and 9,200 pound towing capacity.
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Chevrolet has announced that it will reveal the 2015 Corvette Z06 next month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. While we don't know what will be under the hood, Chevrolet does claim that it will be the most track-capable Corvette ever, "designed to deliver supercar levels of performance through unique powertrain, chassis and aerodynamic features."
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Ford has promised that it will finally reveal the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang on December 5, but thanks to Autoweek we now have our first look at the new pony car. These two photos are from the upcoming Autoweek issue and reveal that it will still look like a Mustang, although a much more modern version.
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Ram is adding another commercial van to its lineup that will slot below the Ram ProMaster in its lineup. The smaller 2015 Ram ProMaster City will be based on Europe's Fiat Doblo and will compete with small commercial and passenger vans.
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Next April marks the 50th anniversary since the introduction of the iconic Ford Mustang. While we still have a few more days to wait until Ford reveals the all-new 2015 Mustang, Ford has announced its celebration plans for the Mustang's birthday.
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Just a few months after Ford added production of the Ford Fusion at its Flat Rock, MI plant, Ford is halting production. Fusion inventory numbers have been increasing, so Ford is going to shut down production of the Fusion for one extra week in December. What is causing the increased Fusion inventory? Ford execs are attributing the growing inventory to increased competition from the Toyota Camry.
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Chevrolet has unveiled the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Premiere Edition, which is the ultimate gift for a Corvette fan at $77,450. The Corvette Stingray Convertible Premiere Edition comes in a Lime Rock Green exterior with a Brownstone suede interior. It also includes suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon fiber accents, variable tuned performance exhaust system, Z51 Performance Package and Magnetic Selective Ride Control.
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It's being reported that a coupe version of the Cadillac ATS is going to debut in just over a month at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. If the reports are true, the 2015 ATS Coupe will also go on sale in the summer with a design that closely mimics the sedan, sans the rear doors.
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Chevy has unveiled two new versions of the Chevy Sonic sedan, the 2014 Sonic RS and Sonic Dusk. The Sonic RS sedan joins is powered by the same 138-hp turbo engine as the Sonic RS hatchback, while the Sonic Dusk sedan ups the Sonic's style with a ground effects package and new alloy wheels.
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Ford is giving the world a preview of its next generation Edge crossover with the introduction of the new Edge Concept. The Ford Edge Concept is going to take the stage today at the LA Auto Show and in addition to previewing the styling of the next Edge, the concept also features new technology like self-parking technology.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2015 Chevy Colorado midsize pickup, which is going to arrive next fall. Compared to the Colorado that is sold in markets outside the U.S., the U.S.-spec Colorado gets some design updates with a bolder face, comfort and connectivity features and is offered with either a four-cylinder or V6 engine.
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Ford is going to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang on December 5, ahead of its world debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
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Jeep has unveiled the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition, which is inspired by the classic CJs of the 1940s. The Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition is debuting this week at the LA Auto Show and is based on the Wrangler Sport model.
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The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show officially kicks off this week on November 20 and Chevy has announced that thirteen models will be making their first appearance at the show. Some of the new models have already been unveiled at previous shows, like the 2014 Corvette Stingray and Camaro Z28, but there will be new models like the 2015 Colorado pickup.
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Chrysler has unveiled the new 2014 Chrysler 300S, which is going to arrive in the spring with even more "blacked out" design elements, a new Ambassador Blue sport interior and a Beats by Dr. Dre audio system.
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Buick has announced that the updated 2014 Buick Regal now comes standard with a new 2.0L turbocharged four-cyl engine with 259-hp and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The new 2.0L turbo is more powerful than the turbo in the 2013 Regal and is also more fuel-efficient with a 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway rating with the six-speed automatic.
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Ford has unveiled the new Ford Ka Concept, which is a concept version of a new compact hatchback that previews a new entry-level compact car for urban consumers in Brazil and other key markets around the world. Ford says that the Ka concept is a preview of a new compact car that could launch in 2014.
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Lincoln has officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC SUV, which is the second model that is part of Lincoln's reinvention. If you liked the MKC concept that was unveiled earlier this year in Detroit, you'll be happy to know that not much has changed on the production model.
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Chevrolet has just confirmed that the 2015 Colorado pickup is going to debut on November 20, which is the kick off of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. The midsized Colorado pickup is going to go into production at GM's Wentzville, Mo. assembly center in 2014.
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Cadillac has announced that it is collaborating with Saks Fifth Avenue this holiday season to create a unique window display featuring the all-new 2015 Escalade and to offer an exclusive special-edition 2014 Saks Fifth Avenue ELR through the 2013 Saks Holiday Catalog.
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Motor Trend announced today that the 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan is its Car of the Year for 2014. "After 10 full days of testing, driving and deliberating, Motor Trend selected the CTS as its Car of the Year for the second time in six years. The sedan ascends into the heart of the midsize luxury market with expanded performance, elevated luxury and sophisticated technology."
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Chrysler has unveiled the new 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker and Mopar '14 Challenger at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker is a throwback to the original 1970 Challenger R/T with the Shaker hood.
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Chevrolet has unveiled a new concept version of the Silverado pickup, the Silverado Cheyenne concept, which is debuting at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Silverado Cheyenne concept is a high-performance version of the 2014 Silverado regular cab, which is lighter and powered by a 420-hp 6.2L V8.
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Tesla Model S owners on the west coast will love this! Tesla has announced the completion of its Supercharger Corridor on the west coast, which is a network of Tesla Supercharger stations that enable Model S owners to travel for free between San Diego, California and Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Chrysler is going to unveil twenty customized vehicles at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, and Fiat vehicles will be customized with Mopar parts and accessories. Chrysler has revealed five of the vehicles that will debut at the show.
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If an SUV buyer wants to buy a Cadillac SUV they currently can only choose between the SRX crossover and the larger Escalade. Well that will soon change in 2016 when a new three-row crossover will slot in between the SRX and Escalade.
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Both the new 2014 Fiat 500L and Jeep Cherokee have been named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS. Top Safety Pick testing simulates a side impact, front moderate-overlap impact, roof-crush consistent with a rollover, and a rear collision capable of inducing whiplash. The 500L and Cherokee recorded the highest-possible rating of "good."
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Last year Ford announced that the 2014 Ford Fiesta would be offered with its new 1.0L three-cylinder EcoBoost engine, which Ford expected would give the Fiesta the title of the most fuel efficient non-hybrid car available in the U.S. Well the EPA has just confirmed that the 2014 Fiesta with the 1.0L engine is rated at 45 mpg on the highway and 32 mpg in the city.
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The Jeep Wrangler continues to be one of the most off-road capable SUVs on the market. One of the reasons its continued to hold that title is because of its solid axles, but will it still work as well without them? There's a chance that the next Wrangler could lose its solid axles in exchange for a new lighter independent suspension.
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One of the most anticipated new models that will be arriving soon is the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang. Ford has confirmed that the next Mustang will be unwrapped in December, but Car and Driver has apparently leaked the first photos of the 2015 Mustang.
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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the Buick Regal, which was introduced in 1973 as the Century Regal. Back in 1973 the Century Regal served as an upmarket model in the Century line and one of GM's first "personal luxury" cars.
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Jeep has announced that the 2014 Wrangler Polar Edition that debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show, will arrive in the U.S. next month. The new 2014 Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition takes inspiration from the severe climate and extreme conditions that characterize the Antarctic region.
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The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has just been named "SUV of the Year" by Esquire magazine in this year's Esquire Car Awards. "The one sonic experience of the year that I will not forget is engaging the ignition on the [Grand Cherokee] SRT," said David Granger, Esquire magazine editor-in-chief. "This is the sweetest-sounding most reasonably priced engine note of our time."
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After several months the wait is finally over. Jeep has finally worked out the software issues that prevented thousands of 2014 Jeep Cherokees from being shipped to dealers. The Cherokee was scheduled to arrive about two months ago, but Chrysler delayed the launch while it worked on new software to smooth out the way the engine and nine-speed transmission interact.
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Buick is reportedly going to soon offer a diesel powered model in its lineup, according to a source that spoke with Edmunds. It wasn't revealed which model would be the first to get a diesel engine, but it's expected that it would be the Verano, since GM recently started offering a four-cylinder diesel engine in the Chevy Cruze, the Verano's twin.
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Chrysler and its SRT brand are giving Viper fans a chance to name one of the 2014 Viper's new colors. Beginning Thursday, Oct.17, the brand kicks off The SRT Viper Color Contest via www.driveSRT.com/colorcontest. The contest gives fans a chance to submit and choose an official new exterior color name of the 2014 SRT Viper. The fan who submits the winning name will win a trip to the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona at Daytona International Speedway and the opportunity to spend time with the Viper Design team throughout the race weekend.
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Ford is going to give some lucky auto writers a sneak peak of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang next week before it's world debut later this year. Ford is inviting a few select writers to its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Of course Ford is making the writers agree to not leak any information out ahead of the Mustang's debut in December, but chances are high that some info will leak out.
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GM has unveiled a new version of the 2015 Chevrolet Impala that can run on either gasoline or natural gas. GM is now the only automaker that will produce a full-size bi-fuel sedan, which will go on sale next summer. Up until now Honda was the only automaker to offer a natural gas sedan to consumers with the Civic Natural Gas.
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