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April 19, 2015

Ford releases a special Taurus for the Chinese market

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For the first time ever, Ford is going to bring the Taurus to the Chinese market and today it's unveiled a new 2016 Taurus at the Shanghai Motor Show. The 2016 Taurus differs from the U.S. Taurus and Ford says that it was designed specifically for the Chinese market.

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April 17, 2015

Chevy Bolt name to stay, even with Volt confusion

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General Motors has reportedly decided to keep the "Bolt" name for its upcoming compact electric car, despite the apparent Volt confusion. Back in February, GM acknowledged that there could be some potential confusion for buyers, since the Bolt and Volt names are so close, but after conducting two studies, GM has decided to keep it.

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April 15, 2015

2016 Cadillac ELR gets more power and tech

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Cadillac has unveiled the updates to the 2016 Cadillac ELR, which includes more power, better driving performance and new technology. The biggest improvement will come in the form of more power that will make it faster, while the ELR's chassis has been retuned to make it handle better.

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Cadillac CT6 platform could be used for a RWD Buick sedan

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Cadillac officially unveiled the 2016 Cadillac CT6 earlier this month at the 2015 New York Auto Show and now rumors are circulating about how GM could use the CT6's Omega platform for other vehicles. GM product chief Mark Reuss has revealed that GM may use the Omega platform for a new rear-wheel-drive Buick flagship sedan.

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April 14, 2015

You can now get a 2015 Chevy Spark EV for as low as $14,995

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Chevy has announced that it's lowered the price for the 2015 Spark EV, which now starts at $25,995 for the Spark EV 1LT model. The good news is that after the available federal, state and Chevy bonus cash, the price drops as low as $14,995.

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April 9, 2015

Chevy teases the 2016 Camaro's wheels and brakes

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We're still a month away from the official debut of the all-new 2016 Chevy Camaro, but just about every week Chevy has released little teasers and info about the new Camaro. This week Chevy is talking about the structural improvements that have been made to the new Camaro.

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2015 Chevy Silverado Custom Sport 2500 HD and 3500 HD revealed

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Chevy has unveiled new Custom Sport editions of the Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD that adds a monochromatic look to the pickups. Silverado Custom Sport HDs feature body-colored front and rear bumpers, a body-colored grille with chrome-accent bars, chrome door handles and body-side moldings, and chrome-accented trailering mirrors.

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Cadillac XT5 to replace the SRX crossover this fall

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It's being reported that Cadillac is going to unveil the successor to the SRX crossover this fall, dubbed the XT5. Cadillac's new nomenclature just started with the reveal of the CT6 sedan last week in New York and now it's expected that the XT5 will debut later this year at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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April 8, 2015

Tesla Model S 70D debuts with longer range and more power

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Tesla has announced the introduction of the new Model S 70D, which replaces the base Model S 60. Compared to the outgoing Model S 60, the 70D has standard all-wheel-drive, a 240 mile range and 329 horsepower on tap.

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April 7, 2015

Ram rules out midsize pickup, deemed too costly

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The midsize pickup segment has been brought back from near extinction thanks to the introduction of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups. Toyota has also revamped the Tacoma for the 2016 model year, but even though the segment may be getting hot again, Chrysler won't be rejoining it.

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April 4, 2015

Cadillac XTS won't be replaced, production to end in 2019

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Cadillac has lots of changes in the works, which started this week with the debut of its new flagship sedan, the 2016 CT6. Cadillac's Johan de Nysschen has confirmed that a few models won't be replaced as Cadillac revamps its entire lineup. We've already learned that the ELR electric coupe's days are numbered and now Cadillac's boss has revealed that the XTS will also not be replaced.

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April 3, 2015

Next-Gen 2016 Ford Taurus to debut at Shanghai Motor Show

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Ford is going to unveil the all-new 2016 Taurus this month at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Ford hasn't revealed any details about the next Taurus, but its expected that it will look more like a stretched Fusion. It will also share its platform with the Fusion and new Edge.

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April 2, 2015

Cadillac ELR won't get a second generation, CT6 plug-in hybrid debuting this month

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Cadillac is working on a new range of plug-in hybrids, but one model that won't be around much longer is the ELR. Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen revealed this week at the New York Auto Show that the current ELR will only be around for a short term.

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All-New 2016 Chevy Spark debuts with more refined look

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Chevy has unveiled the all-new 2016 Spark minicar, which now has a more refined exterior, more safety features and is more fuel efficient than the outgoing model. When the new Spark goes on sale, it will be sold in more than 40 countries around the world.

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March 31, 2015

All-New 2016 Chevy Malibu debuts in NYC!

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Chevrolet has unveiled the all-new 2016 Malibu, which now offers more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features than ever. The Malibu Hybrid also borrows technology from the new Chevy Volt to help it achieve a highway rating over 45 mpg, while a new 1.5L turbocharged engine gets 37 mpg on the highway.

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2016 Cadillac CT6 is "All" everything!

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Making its debut tonight, on the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, the 2016 Cadillac CT6 has all-wheel-drive, all-wheel-steering, and an all wheel suspension system with Magnetic Ride Control. Those are just some of the technological milestones the new Caddy hits upon along with three engine choices and luxury everywhere you look.

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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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