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January 26, 2015

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor to pack 450-hp EcoBoost V6

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Earlier this month Ford revealed the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor at the Detroit Auto Show. Ford revealed that it will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 instead of the current 6.2L V8, but one thing Ford failed to reveal was the V6's power specs. Well now we know that the 3.5L V6 will generate a nice 450 horsepower, according to Ford's head of Global Product Development, Raj Nair.

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January 23, 2015

Cadillac V-Series to get electric all-wheel-drive system

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General Motors is reportedly developing a new electric all-wheel-drive system that will be used by the next-generation Cadillac V-Series models. The electric system could also be used by other high-performance models in GM's lineup, like the Camaro and Corvette.

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January 22, 2015

2015 Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition blacks out the Silverado Z71

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Chevy has revealed the 2015 Silverado Midnight Edition pickup, which gives the Silverado an all-black exterior and other unique touches.

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January 21, 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS will debut on February 3 [VIDEO]

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Ford has released a teaser of the 2016 Ford Focus RS, which is going to be officially unveiled on February 3. The high-performance Focus RS will go head-to-head with other powerful compacts, like the VW Golf R and Subaru WRX STI.

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January 19, 2015

First 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R raises $1 million

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The first retail production 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R fetched a whopping $ 1 million over the weekend at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. All proceeds from the sale of the Shelby GT350R VIN#001 will benefit JDRF, the country's leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

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January 15, 2015

Ford plans to limit the use of aluminum to its truck lineup

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Ford made big headlines when it announced the new aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150, but before we get our hopes up for an aluminum-skinned Mustang, Ford just said there are no plans for it. Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas recently stated that Ford has no plans to use aluminum beyond its truck lineup because there are more cost-effective ways to improve the fuel economy of its cars.

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January 12, 2015

Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever!

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Ford Mustang fans that loved the debut of the Shelby GT350 at the LA Auto Show last November will be excited to see the latest release. Ford has unveiled the Shelby GT350R, which Ford says is the most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever.

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor debuts with 10-Speed transmission

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Ford has revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor pickup in Detroit. Based on the new aluminum bodied F-150, the 2017 F-150 Raptor will be powered by a new 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine that will generate more power than the current 6.2L V8. The new V6 will also be mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission.

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Ford reveals an all-new GT in Detroit with more than 600-HP!

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Ford's newperformance division just debuted its best model yet - an all-new GT! The new GT is one of more than 12 new Ford Performance vehicles coming by 2020, which includes the Focus RS, F-150 Raptor, Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R. But the best part is that the new GT is expected to go into production next year.

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Chevy Bolt Concept debuts in Detroit previewing a 200-mile range EV

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This morning Chevy debuted the all-new 2016 Volt and also previewed a new 200 mile range electric car - the Chevy Bolt. The Bolt EV concept is Chevy's vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000.

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January 11, 2015

Buick Avenir Concept could preview a much needed new Buick flagship sedan

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Buick just surprised everyone by unveiling the new Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show. Avenir, which is French for "future" is a new interpretation of traditional Buick cues. Buick says that the design of the Avenir was created by a global team of Buick designers and sculptors who were inspired by historic Buick concepts that pushed traditional boundaries, shaped future Buick models and influenced the entire auto industry.

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2016 Chevy Volt can now travel up to 50 miles in EV mode

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Chevy has officially unveiled the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt at the Detroit Auto Show. We saw the exterior of the new Volt last week at CES, but now we have all the details, including its new powertrain that can keep the Volt moving up to 50 miles in electric mode.

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2016 Buick Cascada is Buick's first new convertible in 25 years

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Buick has officially unveiled the 2016 Buick Cascada, which brings a convertible back to the Buick brand after 25 years. Borrowing its roots from the Europe's Opel Cascada, the Buick badged convertible is a luxurious four seater that's powered by a 200-hp turbocharged engine.

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January 10, 2015

Is Chevy going to reveal a 200-mile range Bolt EV concept in Detroit?

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It's being reported that General Motors is working on a new electric car with a driving range around 200 miles on a single range. The electric car is expected to be introduced by 2017, but the world will reportedly get a preview of it next week at the Detroit Auto Show. GM is going to show a concept version of the EV with the Chevy Bolt name alongside the all-new Volt.

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2016 Lincoln MKX photos leak ahead of its debut in Detroit

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The first photos of the all-new 2016 Lincoln MKX have leaked online ahead of its debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Lincoln previewed the new MKX last April at the Beijing Motor Show and as expected most of the styling remains the same.

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January 8, 2015

2015 GMC Canyon Nightfall Edition Revealed

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GMC has announced the release of the 2015 GMC Canyon Nightfall Edition, which is a blacked-out version of the Canyon midsize pickup. The Canyon Nightfall Edition is only offered on SLE crew cab models and comes exclusively in Onyx Black.

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January 7, 2015

Slow Selling Cadillac CTS Sedan Gets a Price Cut

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Sales of the Cadillac CTS dropped four percent last year and now Cadillac is now responding by cutting the price of the CTS sedan by up to $3,000 in addition to adding additional content to some trim levels.

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2015 Chevy Silverado Custom Sport Package Unveiled

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Chevy has revealed a new Sport package for the 2015 Silverado. The Custom Sport package gives the pickup a monochromatic look with body-colored front and rear bumpers and a body-colored grille surround with a chrome-accented black grille.

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January 5, 2015

Buick Envision Crossover and Cascada Convertible to Debut Next Week in Detroit

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We're only a week away from the kick off of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and it's being reported that Buick is going to have two big debuts at the show. Buick is reportedly going to reveal the Cascada convertible, which is a rebadged Opel and a new crossover, called the Envision.

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Chevy's Connected Vehicle Technology Can Predict Car Troubles Before They Happen

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Chevy is previewing new connected vehicle technology at this year's Consumer Electronics Show that can predict and notify drivers when certain parts of their vehicle need attention - in many cases before vehicle performance is impacted.

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January 4, 2015

2016 Chevy Volt Shows its Face at the Consumer Electronics Show

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Even though we're just a week away from the debut of the second-generation 2016 Chevy Volt, GM has given a sneak peek of the new Volt at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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December 30, 2014

Ford Registers 'EcoBeast' Name, May be Used for the Next F-150 Raptor

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This month Ford registered the "EcoBeast" name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but what does it mean? Automakers have a history of registering names that they will never use, but in this case, the "EcoBeast" name could be applied to the next-generation F-150 Raptor.

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December 27, 2014

GM Trademarks Crossvolt Name Again, Volt Crossover in the Works?

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Could GM be working on a crossover version of the Volt? Back in 2011 General Motors filed a trademark application for the "Crossvolt" name, but then in November of this year that trademark expired. Now its being reported that GM applied to use the same trademark in August of this year, which leads to some speculation that GM may actually use the name.

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December 26, 2014

Tesla Roadster Updated with 400-Mile Range - No Update for the Model S

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Even though the Tesla Roadster is no longer in production, that doesn't mean that Tesla has forgotten about it. Tesla has just announced the release of the Roadster 3.0 package that includes a host of updates that will give the Roadster a driving range up to 400 miles.

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Ford Racing Wants to Help You Squeeze More Power Out of its EcoBoost Engines

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Ford now offers its turbocharged EcoBoost engines in all of its high-performance models - from the Fiesta ST to the Mustang. To help aftermarket tuners squeeze even more power from its EcoBoost engine family, Ford Racing is working on a number of modifications, like a programming handset that will give tuners the ability to tweak their engine's performance.

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December 24, 2014

2016 Cadillac CT6 to Get an Aluminum Body?

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Cadillac has already revealed that the upcoming CT6 flagship sedan will weigh about the same as the CTS, but Cadillac hasn't revealed how it pulled off the hat trick. A new report claims that the CT6 will feature an all aluminum body to help keep its curb weight in check.

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December 23, 2014

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Burns Some Rubber [VIDEO]

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Yesterday Cadillac revealed the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V ahead of its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The 640 horsepower CTS-V is the most powerful Cadillac ever thanks to the Corvette Z06's supercharged 6.2L V8 engine.

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Tesla Roadster Update Announcement Coming This Week

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It's been rumored that Tesla has some updates coming for the Tesla Roadster and now Elon Musk has announced on his Twitter account that an announcement is coming this week.

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December 22, 2014

First 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang Gets Auctioned Off in January

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Ford has announced that the first publicly available production unit of the 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang will be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, with all proceeds benefiting JDRF.

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Next-Gen Chevy Malibu to Get Dramatic Redesign

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The Chevrolet Malibu is one of the lame ducks in Chevrolet's lineup that includes stars, like the new Colorado and Corvette. Normally automakers don't like to release details about future models, but in the case of the Malibu, GM's execs are already talking about what we can expect from the revamped 2016 Malibu.

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Drives on an Icy Road [VIDEO]

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Chevrolet has released another teaser of the 2016 Volt ahead of its debut next month at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. In this latest teaser video, the 2016 Volt shows that it has what it takes to drive on an icy, snow filled road.

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V Revealed with 640-HP and 200 MPH Top Speed

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Cadillac has revealed the 2016 CTS-V, which now holds the title of Cadillac's most powerful model ever with its 640 horsepower engine under the hood.

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December 19, 2014

2016 Chevy Volt: GM Teases its Interior and On-Demand Regenerative Braking System [VIDEO]

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We're only a few weeks away from the debut of the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt, but Chevy is giving the world a sneak peek at its interior with a new video.

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Cadillac Upgrades the 2016 CT6's Rearview Mirror with Streaming Video

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Cadillac has announced that next year when the 2016 CT6 sedan is released it will get a new feature - streaming video. The 2016 CT6 will add high-resolution streaming video to the function of a traditional rearview mirror, removing obstructions of passengers, headrests and the vehicle's roof and rear pillars.

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December 17, 2014

2016 Cadillac CT6 Will Not Look Like the Elmiraj Concept

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When Cadillac announced plans to release the new CT6 flagship sedan, there were hopes and rumors that it would be inspired by the Elmiraj concept, but now Cadillac has confirmed that, that is not the case.

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December 16, 2014

2016 Cadillac CTS-V will Debut in Detroit and it Could Have 650-HP

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Last month Cadillac unveiled the 2016 ATS-V and now the performance reveals are set to continue with the debut of the 2016 CTS-V next month at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Cadillac officials have confirmed that the next-generation CTS-V will take the stage at the Detroit Auto Show on January 13.

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New Ford GT May Come to Detroit with 600-HP EcoBoost V6

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A new report claims that Ford is going to bring a new GT to the Detroit Auto Show next month. If the report is accurate, Ford is reportedly going to reveal a new GT that will be powered by a EcoBoost V6 engine with around 600 horsepower.

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December 15, 2014

Next-Gen Chevy Volt, Malibu and Cruze to Get Corvette Styling Cues

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It's being reported that the designs of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt, Malibu and Cruze will all borrow styling cues from the Corvette. Ed Welburn, GM's global design boss recently revealed that subtle design elements from the Corvette will be leveraged to elevate the design of some of its less sporty models.

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December 11, 2014

Ford Introduces SYNC 3 - Easier to Use, More Intuitive and Faster

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It's hard to believe that Ford's SYNC communications and entertainment system has been around longer than the iPhone and now Ford has announced the introduction of the third-generation system. Ford says that SYNC 3 is now more intuitive, easier to use and even faster.

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Ford Announces New Performance Team and Global Focus RS

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This morning Ford has announced some of its big plans for its performance lineup, which includes the creation of the new "Ford Performance" team and a new Focus RS that will be sold globally.

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