Since the American muscle car's birth in the 1960s, the Mustang, Camaro and Challenger models have always sent their insane power to the rear wheels. Now that's about to change with the introduction of the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT, which is the first ever American muscle car to offer all-wheel drive.
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Although Chrysler has confirmed plans to resurrect the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, it's now being reported that those plans have been put on hold. According to two suppliers, Chrysler has put plans for the new range-topping SUV on hold.
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Chrysler has announced that the 2017 Pacifica Hybrid minivan now holds the title as the most fuel-efficient hybrid ever, since the EPA has certified it with a 84 MPGe rating.
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As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.
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Ford has unveiled the next-generation 2018 Fiesta subcompact, which will be offered in a new crossover-like "Active" version. The new Fiesta was unveiled at an event in Cologne, Germany, which included the reveal of four versions, the Fiesta Titanium, the high-performance Fiesta ST , the upscale Fiesta Vignale and the Fiesta Active.
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Buick has unveiled the Velite plug-in hybrid concept at the Auto Guangzhou 2016 in China. The Velite concepts a preview of future new energy vehicles under the brand's Buick Blue strategy.
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Chevy has unveiled the ultimate off-road ready version of the Colorado midsize pickup - the 2017 Colorado ZR2. According to Chevy, the Colorado ZR2 packs the most off-road technology of any other pickup in its segment.
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Ford is getting ready to jump into the hot compact SUV segment with its 2018 EcoSport - an SUV that Ford says is for "those who want space-saving convenience and SUV capability." The EcoSport is already sold in other markets around the world, but Ford is giving the US-spec version a slight facelift.
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Ford has confirmed that it will bring an updated version of the subcompact EcoSport crossover to the U.S. The updated crossover is going to be revealed next week, a few days before it debuts at the 2016 LA Auto Show.
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Buick has released a teaser of its new Velite concept, which is going to make its global debut at the Guangzhou auto show on November 18. The concept is a preview of Buick's new line of green vehicles that will be launched under the Buick Blue sub-brand.
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The number of driver-assist safety technologies in vehicles today has grown significantly from the simple blind spot detecting systems and now we have systems, like adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane departure warning with land-keeping assist and rear cross-traffic alert. Ford has announced that it is developing even more driver-assist technologies.
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Chevy has unveiled the new Camaro Turbo AutoX concept, which adds a performance suspension, upgraded braking system, air intake and exhaust system to the 2.0L powered Camaro.
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Chevy has unveiled the Malibu and Cruze RS hatchback Blue Line concepts ahead of their debut on November 1 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Both of models are painted in Genesis White with blue-tinted windows and ride 18-inch concept wheels painted slate blue metallic.
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Sales of the Ford Mustang dropped 32 percent last month, which allowed the Chevy Camaro to overtake it for the first time in nearly two years. Sales of the Mustang have dropped off so significantly that Ford has now idled the Flat Rock, Michigan plant that produces the Mustang for a month, until October 17.
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GMC has unveiled the 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, which it says is the most off-road-capable model in the Sierra HD lineup. It joins Canyon and Sierra 1500 as the third model in GMC's limited-edition All Terrain X series.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that the automaker will have a new product unveiling on October 17th. Musk did not reveal any details about the debut other than saying that it's "unexpected by most."
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Jeep has already confirmed that the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is coming back, but we have yet to see any concepts, design sketches or even a sneak peek at the new flagship SUV. While we still don't have any previews of what the new Grand Wagoneer will look like, Jeep has already given a hint at where it will fit in Jeep's lineup and what it which models it wants to go head-to-head with.
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While there are a few fuel cell vehicles on the market, like the Toyota Mirai, it's no where near as cool as this Chevy Colorado ZH2! GM has unveiled what is likely the most capable fuel cell vehicle to date with the Colorado ZH2 concept.
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Donald Trump's attacks on Ford in his latest campaign have sparked fights between the automaker and the presidential candidate. If you haven't seen the news, Trump claims that Ford is going to move jobs from the U.S. to Mexico in its latest campaign. Ford has continued to fire back at Trump's claims, by claiming that it is actually investing more in the United States, which will include new production in Michigan.
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Ram has revealed a 575 horsepower beast - the Rebel TRX concept! The Rebel TRX concept is powered by Chrysler's supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 making it the most powerful factory-engineered half-ton pickup ever.
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Ford has announced the performance specs for the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor, which is powered by a 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine that generates 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.5L V6 is mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
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Jeep has unveiled the all-new 2017 Compass, which borrows many styling cues from its larger brothers, like the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. The good news is that the all-new Compass effectively replaces the current Compass and Patriot models with a new SUV that will hopefully be much better than the current C-segment SUVs.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2018 Equinox compact SUV, which is all-new from the ground up. On the outside it borrows styling cues from other new Chevy models, like the new Cruze and Malibu, while under the hood there are some even bigger changes.
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Last week Chevy announced that the 2017 Bolt electric car will have an EPA-rated 238 miles of range on a full charge. Now the automaker has announced that the Bolt will start at $37,495 before any of the available federal or state tax credits. Factoring the available $7,500 federal tax credit brings the price of the Bolt down to $29,995.
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Chevy is slated to begin production of the much anticipated 2017 Chevy Bolt EV by the end of the year. Chevy has now announced that the Bolt will have an EPA-estimated driving range of 238 miles. Initially Chevy estimated that the Bolt's driving range would be around 200 miles, so now the new estimate gives the Bolt a longer driving range than the base Tesla Model S 60 model.
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Chevy has announced that the 2017 Suburban and Tahoe will now be offered with the same special Midnight Edition as the Silverado, Colorado, Equinox and Trax. All Midnight Edition models are finished exclusively in black and the Midnight Edition Suburban and Tahoe full-size SUVs are offered in two distinct variants, the Z71 Midnight package and the LT Midnight package.
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Dodge is reportedly going to release a new all-wheel drive version of the Challenger later this year. Automotive News is reporting that the Challenger GT AWD will be powered by a V6 engine that will send its power to all four wheels.
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Ram has unveiled a new special edition Night package for 2017 Ram 1500. Based on the Sport model, the Night package adds blacked-out features, including wheels, grille and badging.
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Chevy has announced that the 2017 Colorado midsize pickup is getting an all-new V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission.
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Tesla has announced the introduction of a new version of the Model S, the P100D, which is now officially the quickest production car in the world that is currently on sale. With a 0-60 mph time of an insane 2.5 seconds, the Model S P100D is the third fastest production car ever produced, but the quickest one that you can actually buy new today. The Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder were faster, but you can't buy a new one.
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Cadillac is giving the world a preview of the next evolution of Cadillac design. According to Cadillac, the Escala Concept previews the design and technical ideas driving the next phase of Cadillac's ongoing expansion.
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Dodge has unveiled the 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona models ahead of this year's Woodward Dream Cruise that kicks off this weekend in Detroit. Both models add performance upgrades, like a new exhaust system, a cold-air induction system and larger brakes.
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Cadillac is going to reveal a new concept car this week on Thursday, August 18 during Monterey Car Week. According to Cadillac, the concept will inspire the next evolution of Cadillac Design.
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Chevy has revealed the official specs and pricing for the 2017 Camaro ZL1. Last week it was reported that the Camaro ZL1 would have the same horsepower as the Corvette Z06 with 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft. of torque. Now Chevy has confirmed the specs and announced that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 coupe will start at $62,135 and the convertible will start at $69,135.
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Chevy has released the pricing for the restyled 2017 Chevy Trax, which will start at $21,895 when arrives in showrooms this fall. Restyled inside and out, the 2017 Trax gets styling cues that bring it closer to the Cruze and Malibu.
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Chevy has announced that it has sold the 100,000th Chevy Volt, making it the first automaker to sell 100,000 plug-in vehicles. According to to the automaker in addition to the 100,000 milestone, Volt owners have driven almost 1.5 billion miles in EV mode of a total 2.5 billion cumulative miles, which means that Volt drivers have saved nearly 58 million gallons of fuel.
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The official performance specs for the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1 have leaked online ahead of Chevy's official announcement. According to the leaked specs, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 will have 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft. of torque.
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The pricing for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been released, with the new F-150 Raptor SuperCab starting at $49,520 and the four-door SuperCrew priced at $52,505.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the automaker's Master Plan 2, which follows its initial master plan that was released 10 years ago. Now that the original master plan is done with the introduction of the Model 3 and the purchase of SolarCity, Tesla is now ready to start its next phase.
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A year ago GMC chief Duncan Aldred announced a goal to improve GMC's market share by two-thirds over the next decade to around 5 percent from the current 3 percent. While the announcement was announced in March 2015, since then not much has changed, but GMC may have something in the works that will help it rival Jeep.
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