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March 30, 2015

2016 Chevy Camaro drops 200 pounds

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We're still about a month and a half away until Chevrolet takes the wraps of the all-new 2016 Camaro, but the automaker has just revealed that the new Camaro will be lighter than the current model. To improve the 2016 Camaro's handling, acceleration and fuel economy, the engineering team was able to reduce the Camaro's weight by 200 pounds compared to the current model.

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March 29, 2015

Lincoln Continental Concept previews a new flagship sedan

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This week Cadillac is unveiling its new flagship, the 2016 CT6, but crosstown rival Lincoln has something up its sleeve as well. Lincoln has just previewed its new flagship sedan with the debut of the Continental concept, which will also debut this week at the New York Auto Show.

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March 27, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6 gets 34 speaker Bose Panaray audio system

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We're less than a week away until the debut of the 2016 Cadillac CT6, but Cadillac continues to drop some of the details. Cadillac has now revealed that the CT6 will be offered with the first-of-its-kind Bose Panaray audio system that was designed exclusively for the CT6.

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March 26, 2015

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition unveiled with bronze accents

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Buick has unveiled a new version of the Enclave SUV - the 2016 Enclave Tuscan Edition, which is highlighted by a bronze-tone grille and 20-inch chrome-clad wheels with bronze accents.

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2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid borrows technology from the Volt

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Chevy has announced that the all-new 2016 Malibu will offer a hybrid version that borrows technology from the 2016 Volt. The 2016 Malibu Hybrid will have a combined mpg rating over 45 mpg, which is higher than the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrids.

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March 25, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS goes on sale next spring

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The 2016 Ford Focus RS is going to have its U.S. debut next month at the 2015 New York Auto Show, but fans will have to wait at least a year to get their hands on one, since Ford has announced that sales will begin in spring 2016.

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March 24, 2015

Larger Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade in the works?

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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) wants to further expand its number of SUVs and will soon introduce larger versions of the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X.

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March 22, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6 gets 400-hp 3.0L Twin Turbo engine

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Cadillac has announced the introduction of a range of new V6 engines, led by the new 3.0L Twin Turbo V6 that will power the upcoming CT6 sedan. In the 2016 CT6, the 3.0L Twin Turbo will generate an estimated 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft. of torque.

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March 19, 2015

Tesla Model S version 6.2 eases range fears and increases safety

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Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car with software version 6.2 to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge and provide additional safety. The Model S's updated software will map out the best route to a driver's destination based on the location of charging stations. It will also warn drivers if battery power is low before they drive beyond an area where they can charge.

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2016 Chevy Camaro: Hear the sounds of the 6.2L V8 [VIDEO]

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Chevy has already announced that the all-new 2016 Camaro is going to debut on May 16 and now its started the teasing process. Although Chevy hasn't released any photos of the new Camaro, we now have a video that lets us hear the sounds of the 2016 Camaro's 6.2L V8.

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2015 Ford Edge [REVIEW]

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The Ford Edge was introduced 10 years ago and now the 2015 Edge kicks off the all-new third generation. Since its introduction the Edge has been one of the most popular five-seat crossovers on the market. For the 2015 Edge, Ford started with a clean slate, with some of the stuff that buyers liked about the last two generations thrown in. What we have now is the best looking Edge yet that is now powered by new engines and filled with the latest tech features. How well does it stack up against its newest competitors, like the also new Kia Sorento and Nissan Murano?

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March 16, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6 is 64 percent aluminum, lighter structure saves 198 pounds

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The world debut of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 is just a few weeks away, but Cadillac is already getting us ready for its debut by dropping some of the details now. Last month the CT6 was previewed during a commercial spot for the Oscars and now Cadillac has revealed that the CT6's structure is made of 13 different materials, with sixty-four percent of its structure being aluminum.

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Tesla's Elon Musk says Tesla will end range anxiety this week

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has revealed plans for a big announcement from the automaker this week. Musk went to Twitter to announce that during a press conference on Thursday at 9 am, the electric automaker plans to "end range anxiety."

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2016 Camaro teased ahead of its debut on May 16 [VIDEO]

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This month Chevy expects to sell the 500,000th fifth-generation Camaro and the brand is also celebrating the fact that the Camaro has been America's best-selling performance car for the last five years. But the good news is that an all-new Camaro is just around the corner and Chevy is giving the world a sneak peek in this quick video.

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March 13, 2015

Ram reveals new limited-edition 1500 Sport buzz models

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Ram has announced that it will add two new Ram 1500 buzz models in Sport trim -- the Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport and the Ram 1500 Black Sport. The limited-edition trucks are available in Crew Cab 4x2 and 4x4. Among the standard features in the Sport trim, both trucks include a 395 horsepower HEMI V-8, 8-speed transmission, 3.92 gear set, dual exhaust, vented sport hood and 20-inch wheels.

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March 11, 2015

2016 Chevy Malibu teased again ahead of its NY debut [VIDEO]

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Chevy is going to reveal the all-new 2016 Chevy Malibu on April 1 at the 2015 New York Auto Show, but since we're still a few weeks away, Chevy has been kind enough to release a teaser video.

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March 9, 2015

All-New 2016 Chevy Spark to debut in Seoul and New York

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Chevy is going to reveal an all-new 2016 Spark mincar next month at the Seoul and New York auto shows. Chevy has released this teaser of the new Spark and also says that it will have a "sleeker, more aerodynamic profile."

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March 8, 2015

2015 Chevy Colorado Z71 Trail Boss edition debuts in Cleveland

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Chevy has revealed another unique version of the Colorado pickup, the 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss edition, which had its debut at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Trail Boss combines the capability of the Z71 off-road truck suspension package with more aggressive tires and additional appearance enhancements.

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March 6, 2015

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler to get 3.0L diesel and eight-speed auto

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It's being reported that the next-generation Jeep Wrangler is going to be offered with a new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 as an option. The diesel engine will be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission when the new Wrangler debuts in 2017.

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March 4, 2015

Next-Gen 2016 Chevy Malibu to debut in New York

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GM has announced that the next-generation 2016 Chevy Mailbu is going to debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show. GM says that the new Malibu has been "designed to deliver more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features than ever."

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Ford GT will not be cheap! Ford source reveals $400k price tag

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Yes you read that right! The new Ford GT will have a price tag around $400,000 when it arrives. During the GT's European premiere this week at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford's Performance head Dave Pericak stated, "price wise, we'll be facing off against cars like the Aventador."

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March 1, 2015

Jeep Renegade Hard Steel Concept revealed ahead of its Geneva debut

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Jeep has revealed the new Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept ahead of its debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show. The Hard Steel concept is based on the Renegade Trailhawk, but gets a few unique custom bits.

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February 26, 2015

Ford kicks off production of the all-new 2015 Edge

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Ford has announced that production of the all-new 2015 Edge crossover has kicked off at its Oakville Assembly plant outside of Toronto, Canada. The new Edge will be exported to 100 countries and to support the global launch of the Ford Edge, Ford has announced addition of 400 new employees to supplement the 1,000 new employees that were announced last year.

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February 24, 2015

Cadillac CT6 to get twin-turbocharged V8 engine

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Over the weekend Cadillac gave the world an early preview of the 2016 CT6 flagship sedan in a new commercial that aired during the Oscars. Cadillac's president Johan de Nysschen, followed up the reveal online with a Q&A session where he answered questions about Cadillac and the new CT6.

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GM trademarks 'Badlands' name, will it be used for a F-150 Raptor rival?

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It's being reported that General Motors recently filed a trademark for the name "Badlands" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on February 16, 2015. The application states that the name will be used for "motor land vehicle, namely, trucks."

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February 22, 2015

2016 Cadillac CT6: Cadillac gives a sneak peek during the Oscars [VIDEO]

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Those that tuned into watch the 87th Academy Awards ceremony on Monday night got a sneak peek at the upcoming 2016 Cadillac CT6 sedan. The CT6, Cadillac's new flagship sedan was shown in a 60-second spot during the awards show.

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February 20, 2015

Ford and Petty's Garage create a 627-hp Mustang GT

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Ford has announced that it has teamed up with Petty's Garage to create a new limited 627 horsepower Mustang GT that is inspired by the Petty's Garage Mustang GT that debuted at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

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GM not sold on Chevy Bolt name

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Earlier this year GM revealed its new Chevy Bolt concept, which is expected to have a range of about 200 miles when it's introduced, but there might be one big change before that happens. The "Bolt" name has been criticized for sounding too much like the Chevy Volt, so GM may change the name.

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February 12, 2015

2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited debuts in Chicago

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Ram has unveiled the new 2015 Ram Laramie Limited, which Ram says adds will be the "benchmark in truck opulence." With its upgraded materials, such as an all-black, full-leather seating, real wood interior components and unique badges, Ram Laramie Limited is a "black-tie" luxury alternative to the southwestern-themed Laramie Longhorn edition pickup.

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2016 Chevy Equinox gets a facelift

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Chevy has revealed the updated 2016 Equinox SUV, which is getting some styling updates, new wheels, updated safety features and some other small interior updates.

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February 11, 2015

2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility debuts in Chicago

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Get ready to see a new set of lights screaming at you're speeding down the highway, since Ford has revealed the 2016 Police Interceptor Utility. Based on the updated 2016 Explorer, the Police Interceptor Utility gets an updated front fascia with a new grille, headlights and lower bumper. The rear end also gets updated taillights and a new spoiler.

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February 10, 2015

2015 Chevy Colorado GearOn special edition priced at $31,250

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Chevy has revealed a special edition of the Colorado pickup - the 2015 Colorado GearOn. The Colorado GearOn special edition is designed for those buyers that want the added versatility of the GearOn accessory system.

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2016 Cadillac ATS-V sedan priced at $61,460 and ATS-V coupe starts at $63,660

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Cadillac has announced the pricing for the 2016 ATS-V sedan and coupe, which go into production starting this spring. Pricing for the 2016 ATS-V sedan starts at $61,460 and the ATS-V coupe is priced from $63,660.

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February 9, 2015

2015 Ford Edge Sport officially packs 315 horsepower

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Ford has released more details about the all-new 2015 Ford Edge, which is going to arrive in showrooms this spring. When Ford revealed the new Edge last summer, Ford did not reveal the specs for the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 in the Edge Sport, but now we know that it packs 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.

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February 6, 2015

Refreshed 2016 Chevy Equinox SUV will debut next week in Chicago

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Chevy has announced that it will reveal a refreshed 2016 Chevy Equinox SUV next week at the Chicago Auto Show. This teaser photo reveals that the 2016 Equinox is going to get a new front bumper and restyled headlights. There also appears to be some new body cladding and updated alloy wheels.

Even though the Equinox is about to get a refresh, Chevy is quick to point out that sales of the Equinox continue to grow. In January sales of the Equinox rose 34 percent compared to January 2014.

"In one of the industry's most competitive segments, the Equinox continues to win customers with its value-driven balance of performance, versatility and personal connectivity," said GM North America President Alan Batey. "It also represents the depth of Chevrolet's strong SUV lineup, ranging from the all-new Trax small SUV and Traverse to the redesigned 2015 Suburban and Tahoe."

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February 5, 2015

Chevy Bolt electric car to enter production in late 2016

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A new report claims that General Motors is going to begin production of its new $30,000 electric car - the Chevy Bolt in October 2016. The 200-mile range Bolt will be built at an underused plant north of Detroit.

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February 4, 2015

Ken Block speeds around Ford's Cologne plant in the 2016 Focus RS [VIDEO]

Yesterday Ford took the wraps off the much anticipated 2016 Focus RS and now we have a video that shows Ken Block behind the wheels of the hot hatchback. Ken Block helped Ford fine-tune the handling of the Focus RS and you can see him here testing it out inside Ford's plant in Cologne, Germany.

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February 3, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS officially unveiled with over 315-hp

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Ford has revealed the ultimate Focus - the 2016 Focus RS, which is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged engine that Ford says produces "well in excess of 315 horsepower." The Focus RS is the latest model from Ford's new Performance division that promises to release more than 12 high-performance vehicles by 2020.

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February 2, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS photos leaked!

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The first photos of the 2016 Ford Focus RS have leaked online ahead of its debut tomorrow. The Focus RS is Ford's answer to models, like the Subaru WRX STI and VW Golf R. Under the hood we can expect it to be powered by the same turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder as the Mustang.

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January 29, 2015

Ford confirms faster Ford Fiesta in the works, Most likely Fiesta RS

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Late last year Ford announced plans to launch 12 new models under its high-performance Ford Performance division. We already know that the plan includes the new Focus RS, GT, hotter versions of the Mustang and the F-150 Raptor, but now Ford has confirmed that a hotter Fiesta is also in the works.

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