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May 6, 2016

GM and Lyft to test self-driving Chevy Bolts next 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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May 2, 2016

2017 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport priced at $66,445

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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 F-150 gets factory-installed strobe warning LED light kit

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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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April 29, 2016

Ford confirms that it's working on a 200-mile range EV

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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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April 27, 2016

Fisker Karma will be resurrected as the Karma Revero this year

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Production of the ill-fated Fisker Karma ended in 2012 and two years later Henrik Fisker's company was bought by China's Wanxiang Group Corporation. Now the automaker is back with a new name, Karma Automotive and the original Karma sedan has a new name Revero.

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April 21, 2016

Ford Mustang is the best-selling Sports Coupe in the world

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Last year Ford sold 110,000 Mustangs globally, which according to IHS Automotive, makes the Mustang the best-selling Sports Coupe in the world. 2015 was the first year that the Mustang was available worldwide and buyers responded with their checkbooks.

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April 19, 2016

2017 Ford Focus Electric to get 100-mile range upgrade, will anyone care?

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With all the news about the 200-mile range Tesla Model 3 and upcoming Chevy Bolt, will anyone care that the 2017 Focus Electric will be able to drive up to 100 miles on a single charge? While Nissan, Chevy and Tesla are set to end range anxiety with their upcoming 200 mile range EVs, Ford feels that the upgraded 2017 Focus Electric will be enough to win over buyers.

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2016 Chevy Cruze rated at 42 mpg on the highway

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The second-generation Chevy Cruze now holds the title as one of the most fuel efficient models in its class, now that Chevy has revealed that it gets up to 42 mpg on the highway. The 2016 Cruze is "unsurpassed" in the segment, but doesn't grab the top title, since it matches the Honda Civic with the hybrid-like highway rating.

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April 14, 2016

Ford starts taking applications for the Ford GT

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If you want to get your hands on the all-new Ford GT, you'll be out of luck if you think it will be as easy as walking into your local dealership. Instead Ford has started taking applications from potential buyers at at FordGT.com.

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April 12, 2016

Tesla gives the Model S a facelift

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As we reported a few days ago, Tesla is giving the Model S a few updates, with the most noticeable update being its new front fascia that features a smaller grille and new headlights.

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Dodge simplifies the 2016 Dart's lineup

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Dodge has announced that it is simplifying the 2016 Dart's lineup to just three models: Dart SXT Sport, Dart Turbo and the Dart GT Sport. The 2016 Dart also starts at a lower price at $17,995.

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April 11, 2016

2017 Tesla Model S to get a 100 kWh battery?

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It's being reported that Tesla is going to reveal some updates to the Model S later t this month, which will include some styling updates, more features and maybe even a larger battery option.

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April 7, 2016

2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang gets new colors

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Ford has unveiled the updates to the 2017 Shelby GT350 Mustang, which is getting a standard Track package and more color options.

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April 6, 2016

2017 Ford Fusion will now make it easier to drive in traffic

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Ford has already unveiled the updated 2017 Fusion, but one piece of new technology wasn't announced when the new Fusion debuted earlier this year. Ford has announced that the 2017 Fusion will be available with adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology to help make that annoying commute a little better.

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April 1, 2016

A day after reservations open Tesla gets 198k Model 3 reservations

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Last night Tesla unveiled the highly anticipated $35,000 Model 3. Leading up to the debut, Tesla started taking reservations at its stores, which at some locations saw up to 1,000 people or more waiting in line to give their $1,000 fee for the reservation. Now just a day after it started taking orders, Tesla has already received around 198,000 orders.

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Tesla has unveiled its game changer! The Model 3 debuts with a 215-mile driving range

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After so much anticipation Tesla has finally unveiled the Model 3, which will be its first electric car that most people can actually afford. With buyers waiting outside of Tesla stores for up to 40 hours to be the first on the reservation list, the wait is finally over!

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March 31, 2016

Tonight Tesla may only debut the Model 3 in concept form, 225 mile range expected

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Tesla is finally going to give the world a look at the much anticipated Model 3 sedan tonight. Production is expected to kick off by the end of 2017, but the version of the sedan that we see tonight may differ from what rolls off the line next year.

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March 30, 2016

Ford celebrates the Kansas City Royals with the F-150 MVP edition

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Ford has announced plans to build a limited run of 300 Ford F-150 MVP edition trucks at Kansas City Assembly Plant. The F-150 MVP edition salutes Kansas City's world championship.

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March 23, 2016

Lincoln previews the next-generation Navigator in NYC

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Lincoln is giving the world a preview of what the next-generation Navigator SUV will look with the new Navigator concept that debuted today at the New York Auto Show. Lincoln says that the design of the concept takes inspiration from luxury sailboats and yachts.

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March 22, 2016

2017 Buick Encore gets some styling updates

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Just like its cousin, the Chevy Trax, the Buick Encore small SUV is getting some styling updates for the 2017 model year. With more refined styling and updated technology, the Encore will likely continue to hold its title as the best selling model in the Buick lineup.

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March 21, 2016

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid tops the segment with 46 MPG combined rating

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Chevy has announced that the 2016 Malibu Hybrid is now the most fuel efficient hybrid sedan in its segment with a 46-mpg combined rating. With a 47 mpg city/ 46 mpg highway rating, the Malibu Hybrid easily tops the hybrid versions of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Kia Optima.

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March 18, 2016

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk leaked ahead of its debut at New York

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New photos of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk have leaked online, ahead of the SUV's debut next week at the New York Auto Show. Before you get too excited, this isn't the Hellcat supercharged V8 version that we're waiting for.

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March 16, 2016

2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 arrives with 640-hp

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Chevy has unveiled the hottest version yet of the all-new Camaro - the 2017 Camaro ZL1. With 640 horsepower on tap, a new 10-speed transmission and various other performance upgrades, the Camaro ZL1 is sure to satisfy muscle car fans.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Shoreline edition is designed for California

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California is by far the largest midsize pickup market and to appeal to truck buyers in the state, Chevy has unveiled the unique 2017 Colorado Shoreline edition.

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March 15, 2016

Cadillac introduces a Black Chrome Package for the ATS and CTS

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Cadillac has unveiled a new Black Chrome package for the 2016 ATS and CTS models. As the name suggests, the Black Chrome package blacks out the grille, window moldings and wheels.

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Dodge releases Go Mango Charger and Challenger SRT models

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Following the success of the "Plum Crazy" purple, "B5 Blue" and "Sublime" green Dodge Charger and Challenger models, Dodge has unveiled a new Go Mango exterior paint for the 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT.

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March 9, 2016

2017 Chrysler Pacifica is now one of the most fuel efficient minivans

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Chrysler has released the fuel economy specs for the 2017 Pacifica minivan, which now gets up to 28 mpg on the highway - a rating that is unsurpassed in its segment. That rating also represents a 12 percent improvement over the old Town & Country.

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March 1, 2016

2017 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport is ready for the track

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Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport at the Geneva Motor Show. According to Chevy, the Corvette Grand Sport "is a pure expression of the car's motorsports-bred pedigree."

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February 29, 2016

Ford Fiesta ST200 is the most powerful Fiesta ever

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Ford has unveiled a hotter version of the Fiesta ST, the Fiesta ST200, which is debuting this week at the Geneva Motor Show. It's 197-hp matches the Fiesta ST, but thanks to an overboost function, the horsepower rating climbs to 212, making the Fiesta ST200 the "most powerful production Fiesta ever."

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February 26, 2016

GM introduces hybrid versions of the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups

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GM has unveiled new hybrid versions of its Chevy Silverado and GMC full-size pickups, which use a mild hybrid system to improve the the fuel efficiency of the large pickups by up to 13 percent. Rather than use a full hybrid system, like the new Malibu, both pickups use a small electric motor and lithium-ion battery.

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February 11, 2016

Ford to release four new SUVs by 2020, Could one be a new Bronco?

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Ford expects the love affair with SUVs to continue into the next decade, so Ford has announced plans to introduce four new SUV models by 2020. Ford sees increased demand from millennials that are starting families and the 80 million aging baby boomers that continue to prefer SUVs.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 priced at $38,995

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Cadillac has announced the pricing for the 2017 XT5 crossover, which is going to arrive in April. Pricing for the SRX successor will range from $38,995 for the base XT5 and will top out at $62,500 for the XT5 Platinum model before the $995 destination fees.

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February 10, 2016

2017 Chevy Trax gets a new face

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The subcompact SUV segment continues to heat up and in order to capture even more of the segment, Chevy is giving the 2017 Trax a facelift. The restyled Trax is being introduced just 13 months after its U.S. introduction.

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2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package revealed

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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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