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June 26, 2015

Cadillac XT5: SRX successor caught undisguised in NYC

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Cadillac has already announced plans to replace the SRX crossover later this year withe new Cadillac XT5. Up until now we haven't seen any photos of the XT5, but two photos have surfaced of the XT5 during a photo shoot in New York.

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June 25, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS officially packs 345 horsepower!

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Ford has revealed the official specs for the 2016 Focus RS, which was unveiled earlier this year. The Focus RS is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and now we know that the engine generates 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft. of torque.

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Chevy Bolt EV prototype revealed

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Chevy gave the world a preview of its new 200 mile range electric car with the debut of the Bolt concept earlier this year. Chevy is already testing several prototypes of the Chevy Bolt, which is pictured here testing at GM's Milford, Michigan proving ground.

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June 24, 2015

2016 Chevy Cruze loses weight, gains standard turbo and more features

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Chevy has revealed the all-new second-generation 2016 Chevy Cruze, which is now larger and lighter, more efficient and comes with more features. The new Cruze will be offered in more than 40 global markets, but it will go on sale first in North America in early 2016.

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2016 Chevy Camaro Convertible set for early 2016 arrival

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Chevy has revealed the all-new 2016 Camaro Convertible, which it says now features the "segment's most advanced top."

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June 23, 2015

2016 Ford F-150 gets new Appearance Packages and SYNC 3

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Ford has revealed the updates to the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup, which is getting a long list of enhancements, including new towing technology, Special Edition Appearance Packages, SYNC 3 and alternative fuel capability.

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2016 Chevy Camaro Convertible leaked

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Chevy is going to reveal the 2016 Camaro Convertible tomorrow, but we have a few leaked images to check out now. A few photos popped up on Chevy's website and then were immediately taken down, but the guys over at Camaro6.com were able to grab them.

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2016 Lincoln MKX gets a price cut to $38,995

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Lincoln has lowered the pricing for the new, second-generation MKX crossover, which is now priced at $38,995, down from $39,795 for the old 2015 model. At launch the 2016 MKX will be offered in three trim levels: Premiere, Select and Reserve. A Black Label version will also eventually be offered.

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June 22, 2015

2016 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup packs 900 lb-ft of torque

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Ram has unveiled the updates to the 2016 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups, with one of the biggest updates being the tweaks to the Cummins 6.7L diesel, which now generates 900 lb-ft. of torque. Ram says that it's the most torque ever offered in a mass-production vehicle.

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Chevy Cruze hatchback headed to the U.S.

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U.S. buyers have traditionally chosen sedan body styles over their hatchback counterparts, but that could change soon with the growing number of new compact hatchbacks that will soon be offered here. Honda has already announced plans to introduce a hatchback version of the next-generation Civic in the U.S. and now it's being reported that the next Cruze will also be offered in a hatchback version here.

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2016 Chevy Camaro Convertible teased ahead of June 24 debut [VIDEO]

2016 Chevy Camaro Convertible Teaser

Chevy has announced that the all-new 2016 Camaro Convertible is going to debut this week on June 24th. This teaser video gives you a look a the interior of the Camaro Convertible, which Chevy describes as the "most innovative Camaro Convertible ever."

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June 19, 2015

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed?

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There have been rumors about the Jeep Grand Cherokee one day getting the 707-hp Hellcat engine, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has yet to confirm anything. Now sources claim have confirmed that the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is on its way and FCA is currently testing mules under a top secret project called Project K.

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June 16, 2015

Tesla Model 3 crossover in the works

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In just a few months the first batch of Tesla Model X crossovers will finally be delivered to customers and now it's being reported that Tesla is already working on adding a second crossover to its lineup. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Tesla is going to introduce a crossover version of the upcoming Model 3.

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June 15, 2015

Ford F-150 Halo Sandcat celebrates the release of Halo 5

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Ford has revealed a one-of-a-kind F-150, the F-150 Halo Sandcat, which is meant to celebrate the release of Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One. It's inspired by Halo's United Nations Space Command vehicle design and will be on display at E3 2015.

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June 10, 2015

Jeep Grand Wagoneer preview coming this summer

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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is going to give dealers a sneak peek at the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer this summer, during its biennial dealer show.

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June 9, 2015

2016 Cadillac models get Apple CarPlay and CUE upgrades

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Cadillac has announced that its 2016 lineup will feature enhanced connectivity and control, including the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The new Apple and Android systems are part of the enhancements to Cadillac's CUE infotainment system, which will now be faster.

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2015 Ram 1500 Rebel and Laramie Limited pricing announced

2015 Ram 1500 Rebel

Ram has announced the pricing for the 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel, which starts at $43,985 and the Ram 1500 Laramie Limited, which starts at $51,870. Both prices include the $1,195 destination charge.

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2015 Dodge Charger R/T gets a limited Mopar '15 performance kit

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Chrysler is giving Dodge Charger R/T owners a very limited chance to modify the look and performance of the 2015 Dodge Charger R/T with a new Mopar '15 performance kit. The Mopar '15 kit is a street-legal performance package that includes the Scat Pack Performance Stage Kit 1, as well as a front strut tower brace with caps and bright pedal kit. The kicker is that only 50 units will be available with pricing starting at $3,550.

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June 5, 2015

2016 Ford Transit models get SYNC 3 and a few other upgrades

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Ford has announced the updates to the 2016 Ford Transit, which is offered in three versions: Transit, Transit Connect and the Transit Connect Wagon. The updates to "America's best-selling van" include the availability of Ford's new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, a rearview camera and new customization options.

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2015 Chevrolet Suburban [REVIEW]

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The Chevrolet Suburban is an icon. The suburban came into being when trucks were trucks and "SUV's" didn't even exist. Since it's introduction in 1957 the Suburban has evolved from it's barebones roots into a true luxury ride coddling its occupants. In the process though, has the Suburban become less of a truck? We spent the week with the all-new generation for 2015 in the 4WD LTZ trim and here's what we found.

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June 4, 2015

2016 Chevy Cruze teased: It's larger, lighter and gets new powertrains

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Chevy is going to take the covers off the all-new 2016 Chevy Cruze later this month on June 24. Chevy has released this teaser photo of the 2016 Cruze, which gives a partial view of its all-new face.

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June 3, 2015

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang officially pack 526-hp

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Ford Shelby GT350 engine

Ford has announced that the Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang will now be powered by the most powerful naturally aspirated road-going engine in its history. Both models are powered by a new 5.2L flat-plane crankshaft V8 that generates 526-hp and 429 lb-ft. of torque.

The new 5.2-liter V8 is not only Ford's most powerful naturally aspirated engine ever, but also its most efficient in terms of specific output. Without turbocharging or supercharging, the flat-plane crankshaft V8 produces 102 horsepower per liter of displacement. The new engine is also the highest-revving V8 in Ford history - with a redline of 8,250 rpm.

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June 1, 2015

Chevy denied "Bolt" name for new 200-mile EV

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When Chevy revealed the Bolt concept earlier this year there was some immediate confusion, since the "Bolt" name sounds a lot like "Volt," but the automaker decided to stick with it anyways. Now unfortunately the Bolt name may not happens, since the US Patent and Trademark Office has denied the use of the name.

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May 29, 2015

GM invests $175 million to build the all-new 2016 Camaro

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GM took the wraps off the all-new 2016 Chevy Camaro earlier this month and now it's announced a new $175 million investment that it's making to build it. GM is going to invest the money in its Lansing Grand River plant for new tooling and equipment to build the new Camaro.

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May 28, 2015

Chevy to offer Android Auto on 14 models in 2016

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Hot on the heels of Hyundai's announcement yesterday that it is the first automaker to offer Android Auto, Chevy has announced that 14 of its 2016 models will be offered with the system as well. One of those models will be the all-new 2016 Cruze, which is going to debut on June 24.

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May 26, 2015

2017 Cadillac ATS-V+ to borrow 7.0L LS7 V8 from the Camaro?

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It's being reported that Cadillac is working on a hotter version of the recently introduced ATS-V - the ATS-V+. Cadillac hasn't confirmed the rumors, but the latest report claims that the ATS-V+ coupe and sedan will get a serious powertrain upgrade thanks to the Camaro Z/28.

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May 19, 2015

2016 Buick Enclave gets OnStar 4G LTE connectivity

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Buick has announced that the 2016 Buick Enclave is now available with OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with a built in Wi-Fi hotspot. The Wi-Fi hotspot can be used by up to seven devices at once and is on whenever the vehicle is on.

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May 16, 2015

2016 Chevy Camaro is 200 lbs lighter, gets 2.0L turbo and most powerful SS yet

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Chevy has revealed the all-new 2016 Chevy Camaro, which it says is now offers more performance, technology and refinement than the outgoing model. Thanks to an all-new lighter platform, the 2016 Camaro is lighter and more nimble than before.

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May 15, 2015

Jeep is getting a Range Rover rival

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Chrysler has reportedly confirmed plans to introduce a new luxury SUV for the Jeep brand that will rival other luxury SUVs, like the Range Rover. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed the news last week.

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May 12, 2015

2016 Dodge Viper ACR priced at $117,895

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A week after Dodge took the wraps off the "fastest street-legal Viper track car ever," the 2016 Viper ACR, Dodge has announced that it is now taking orders for the supercar. Pricing for the 2016 Viper ACR starts at $117,895 before the destination and gas guzzler tax fees are applied.

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May 11, 2015

2016 Chevy Camaro: Front and side profile teased

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This weekend Chevy is going to officially unveil the all-new 2016 Camaro at a special public event at Detroit's Belle Isle Park. Leading up to its reveal, Chevy has continued to release small teasers of the new Camaro, but today's teasers give us our clearest look yet at the 2016 Camaro.

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2016 Ford Mustang gets hood vent turn signals and new packages

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Ford has revealed the updates to the 2016 Ford Mustang with the biggest update being new hood vent turn signals that are inspired by the indicators that were first offered on the 1967 Mustang.

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May 8, 2015

2016 Dodge Viper ACR is the fastest street-legal Viper track car yet

2016 Dodge Viper ACR

Dodge has just unveiled the ultimate street-legal, track-focused Dodge Viper yet - the 2016 Viper ACR. It's powered by the same 8.4L V10 engine with 645 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque, but a host of other upgrades make the Viper ACR one of the hottest street-legal race cars available.

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May 5, 2015

Tesla is now selling pre-owned Model S sedans online

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Tesla is now offering pre-owned Model S sedans on its website, with prices starting around $65,000 for a used P85 Model S. Buyers can search for a number of sedans that are available in their area. A quick search of the Los Angeles area reveals that there are at least pre-owned 16 Model S sedans available.

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May 3, 2015

2016 Chevy Volt priced at $33,995

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Chevy has announced the pricing for the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt, which will start at $33,995 before the available state and federal incentives. With a starting price just under $34k, the 2016 Volt is almost $1,200 less than the current-generation Volt.

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May 1, 2015

Cadillac may be working on a hotter ATS-V

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Cadillac may be working on a more extreme version of the new ATS-V, according to remarks made by chief engineer David Leone. When questioned if Cadillac has any plans to rival the Mercedes-Benz Black Series models, Leone simply stated, "We might have something down the road that is a little bit more aggressive."

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Tesla Powerwall home battery powers your home with energy from the sun

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Tesla has unveiled a new home battery called Powerwall. The battery stores energy generated from solar panels or when utility rates are low to power your home. It also can act as a back up during power outages.

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April 30, 2015

2016 Chevy Impala Midnight edition revealed

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Chevy has announced that it is going to produce a new Midnight Edition of the 2016 Impala that is based on the concept shown at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Midnight Edition blacks out the Impala with its Jet Black exterior and interior.

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2016 Camaro's "leaner" exterior teased

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Chevy is going to reveal the all-new 2016 Camaro on May 16, but leading up to the reveal, Chevy continues to release teaser photos of the new sixth-generation Camaro. Now we have a look at the exterior of the new Camaro, which the design team says is "a leaner, more athletic design."

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April 29, 2015

2016 Cadillac CTS-V priced at $83,995

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Cadillac has announced the pricing for the 2016 CTS-V, which will start at $83,995 (plus $995 destination) when the 640-hp sedan arrives in showrooms this summer.

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