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August 27, 2014

Next-Gen Ford Focus RS Headed to the U.S.?

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A new report claims that the next-generation Ford Focus RS is in the works with the same 2.3L turbocharged four-cylinder engine as the Ford Mustang. Even better, the same report claims that it will be offered in the U.S.

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Cadillac Confirms ATS-V Debut at the LA Auto Show

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Cadillac has apparently confirmed that the high-performance Cadillac ATS-V is going to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this year. The ATS-V will go head to head with models like the BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.

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2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe Get 4G LTE and a Hands-Free Liftgate

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Even though the 2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe were introduced earlier this year Chevy has announced some new updates. Both the 2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe are getting new features like OnStar 4G LTE with a standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless phone charging capability and a hands-free liftgate.

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August 25, 2014

Cadillac ELR May Be Discontinued Due its Low Sales Volume

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With an all-new 2016 Chevy Volt due to be unveiled next year at the Detroit Auto Show, the question now is if GM will introduce a new Cadillac ELR. The next Volt is slated to get its own platform, which could be used for a new Cadillac ELR, but slow sales of the current ELR put its future in doubt.

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August 22, 2014

2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Starts at $78,995, Convertible at $83,995

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The pricing for the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 has been released, with the Z06 Coupe starting at $78,995, while pricing for the Z06 convertible will start at $83,995.

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Lincoln Signs Matthew McConaughey as its New Spokesman

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Lincoln has announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with actor Matthew McConaughey who will act as a storyteller in a series of upcoming TV and digital campaigns starting with the 2015 Lincoln MKC.

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August 21, 2014

2015 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy Specs Leaked

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A few leaked Monroney stickers for the 2015 Ford Mustang have leaked online revealing how fuel efficient the all-new Mustang is.

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2015 Chevy Silverado Rally Edition Unveiled

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Chevy has unveiled the new 2015 Chevy Silverado Rally Edition, which is available in the 1500 double-cab and crew-cab pickups.

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Ford is Working on a New Hybrid to Compete With the Prius

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Ford is reportedly working on a new hybrid model to compete with the Toyota Prius, according to two sources who revealed that it will arrive in late 2018. The new hybrid will be a compact car that will be Ford's first "dedicated" hybrid, meaning that it will be built from the ground up as a hybrid model.

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August 20, 2014

GM Shows Buick Dealers the 2016 Cascada Convertible

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The four seater convertible segment continues to shrink with the recent departure of the Chrysler 200 Convertible and the upcoming disappearance of the VW Eos. Well fans of the segment will be happy to know that the U.S. is now one step closer to getting Europe's Opel Cascada convertible, which will wear the Buick badge.

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2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray's 8-Speed Makes it Faster and More Fuel Efficient

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The 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray is getting a new eight-speed automatic transmission that Chevy says makes it not only faster, but also more fuel efficient with a 29 mpg highway rating.

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August 19, 2014

Supercharged Dodge Viper In the Works?

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According to one recent report, Dodge's engineers are currently working on a supercharged Dodge Viper. It's widely known that the Dodge Viper isn't exactly flying out of showrooms and with the arrival of the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat models, Viper sales may continue to slide unless Chrysler does something fast.

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Ford EcoSport Subcompact Crossover Could Come to the U.S.

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With the subcompact crossover market heating up with new models like the Honda HR-V and Chevy Trax, Ford is currently considering entering the segment as well. In markets outside the U.S. Ford sells the EcoSport small crossover, which could be offered in the U.S.

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2017 Lincoln Navigator Gets a Full Redesign with Possible Aluminum Body

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The 2015 Lincoln Navigator has received a modest facelift, but if you were hoping for a full redesign, you will reportedly have to wait another two years. It's being reported that an all-new Navigator is in the works and that it will debut in the second half of 2016 as a 2017 model.

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August 18, 2014

Cadillac is Working on a New Sub-ATS Compact Sedan

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Cadillac is reportedly working on a new compact sedan that will compete with models like the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3.

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Ford Begins Testing the First Ever Right-Hand-Drive Mustang

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For the first time in the Ford Mustang's 50 year history, the Mustang is going to be available in a factory-built right-hand-drive configuration. This means that the new Mustang will now be available more than 25 right-hand-drive markets around the world, including the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.

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2015 Corvette Gets Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder

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Chevrolet has announced that the 2015 Corvette is getting a new Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder. The system allows drivers to lock the interior storage, disable the infotainment system and record video, audio and vehicle data when the Valet Mode is active.

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August 14, 2014

GM Trademarks Chevy Bolt Name for Possible Electric Vehicle

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It's being reported that earlier this month General Motors filed a trademark application for the names Chevrolet Bolt and Bolt, which has led to speculation that the name could be used on a future electric vehicle.

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Dodge Challenger SRT Trans Am Race Car Hits the Track This Weekend

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Chrysler's SRT Motorsports has unveiled a special Dodge Challenger SRT that will compete in the Trans Am Series this weekend.

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August 13, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Unveiled, Watch the Live Debut [VIDEO]

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As expected, Dodge has just unveiled the world's most powerful regular-production sedan - the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. With the same supercharged 6.2L V8 as the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the 707 horsepower sedan is the ultimate Charger.

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August 12, 2014

2015 Chrysler 200 Aces IIHS Small Overlap Safety Test and Earns its Highest Rating

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2015 Chrysler 200 its highest safety rating by naming it a 2014 Top Safety Pick +.

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August 11, 2014

2015 Cadillac Escalade Platinum Collection Unveiled

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Cadillac has unveiled the new range-topping version of the Cadillac Escalade - the Platinum Collection. The Platinum Collection adds features like 4G LTE connectivity, various luxury add ons and a Surround View camera system.

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August 7, 2014

2014 Dodge Durango Blacktop Unveiled

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Chrysler continues to expand its 'Blacktop' package and now it's available on the 2014 Dodge Durango.

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2015 Cadillac CTS Gets a New Grille and Updated Features

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Although the Cadillac CTS was completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, the 2015 CTS is getting a few updates, with the biggest change being an updated grille that houses Cadillac's new wreath-less emblem.

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Next-Gen 2016 Chevy Volt Teased, Will Debut at Detroit Auto Show

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Chevy has announced that the next-generation 2016 Chevy Volt is going to debut in January at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

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August 5, 2014

2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pricing Released

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GM has released the pricing for the 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups. The 2015 Colorado starts at $20,995, while the Canyon starts at $21,880.

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GM to Release More Diesel Vehicles in the U.S.

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General Motors is reportedly going to release more diesel-powered cars and trucks in the U.S. in the next few years.

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August 4, 2014

Next-Gen Buick Regal to be Imported From Germany in 2017

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It's being reported that the next-generation Buick Regal is going to be introduced sometime in 2017 with the biggest update being that it is going to be built by GM's Opel division in Germany.

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August 1, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to Debut at Woodward?

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It's been widely reported that the 2015 Dodge Charger is the next Chrysler vehicle to get the same 707-hp Hellcat engine as the Challenger SRT Hellcat, but until today we haven't known when it would debut. Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis has revealed on Detroit radio station 101 WRIF that Dodge has plans to until a new performance vehicle at the upcoming Woodward Dream Cruise, but he stopped short of stating if it will indeed be the Charger SRT Hellcat.

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July 31, 2014

Chevy Volt and MINI Countryman Top IIHS Small Car Crash Test [VIDEO]

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The IIHS has released the results of its latest small car crash test in which 12 cars were subjected to the Institute's small overlap front crash test. The test included models like, the Chevy Volt, MINI Countryman, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500L and the Mazda5.

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July 28, 2014

2015 Ford F-150 Priced at $26,515

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Dealers are now able to start ordering the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 and now we've learned that the starting price will increase slightly to $26,515.

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2015 Dodge Viper Gets Horsepower Bump to 645-HP

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It's being reported that the 2015 Dodge Viper is getting a small horsepower bump to 645 horsepower. Unfortunately that means that the 2015 Viper will not be as powerful as the Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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2015 Cadillac ATS Gets Wireless Charging System

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The 2015 Cadillac ATS sedan and coupe are getting a new wireless charging system for smartphones.

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First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to be Auctioned for Charity

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Chrysler has announced that the first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be auctioned for charity in September with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village.

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July 25, 2014

Ford Creates a One-Off 2015 Ford Mustang Inspired by the F-35 Lightning II

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Ford has unveiled the 2015 F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang GT, which is inspired by the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.

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July 24, 2014

Chrysler 300 SRT's Days Are Numbered, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Stay

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Now that Chrysler has decided to role up the SRT brand under the Dodge badge, what does that mean for the Chrysler 300 SRT and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT? Originally it was believed that both models would go away, since they are not Dodge vehicles, but at least one of them is expected to stay around.

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July 23, 2014

Buick Envision Crossover and Rebadged Opel Cascada Convertible Are Headed to the U.S.

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Starting next year Buick is reportedly going to start introducing a slew of new and redesigned models. Two of the new models are expected to be a new midsize crossover and a convertible.

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July 22, 2014

2015 Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost V6 Generates 325 Horsepower

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Ford has released the specs for the new turbocharged 2.7L EcoBoost V6 that will see duty under the hood of the all-new 2015 F-150. The 2.7L EcoBoost V6 generates 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft. of torque.

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Production Limited to 1,200 Units?

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Last week Dodge announced that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will start at $59,995, much lower than the Camaro Z/28. Now its being reported that production is going to be limited to 1,200 units.

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July 18, 2014

2015 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra and Yukon Get Eight-Speed Transmission

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GM has confirmed that the the 2015 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra full size pickups and GMC Yukon SUV are getting a new eight-speed automatic transmission.

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