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April 25, 2016

Restyled 2017 Lexus IS debuts in Beijing

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The current generation Lexus IS debuted in 2013, so now it's time for a facelift. Lexus has unveiled the restyled 2017 Lexus IS at the Beijing Motor Show.

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Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration previews the future

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Infiniti has unveiled the QX Sport Inspiration concept, which is a preview of the automaker's new midsize SUV. Inspired by Infiniti's "Powerful Elegance" design philosophy, the sculpted exterior of the concept is an early look at what the next QX70 will look like.

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April 22, 2016

Honda is expanding the Clarity with electric and plug-in hybrid versions

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Honda has announced that the Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle will be produced in electric and plug-in hybrid versions starting next year. Both new additions will be based on the same platform as the fuel cell version and this also means that the Clarity will be the first vehicle to be offered in fuel cell, plug-in hybrid and electric versions.

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid debuts with 212-hp and gets up to 49 mpg

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Honda has unveiled the updated 2017 Accord Hybrid, which gets styling updates and a new hybrid powertrain. The best part is that Honda has finally figured out how to increase production of the Accord Hybrid, which Honda expects will be double of the last model.

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April 20, 2016

2017 Lexus IS teased ahead of its debut at the Beijing Motor Show

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Lexus is going to reveal the updated 2017 Lexus IS next week at the Beijing Motor Show. The teaser photo of the 2017 IS reveals that the updates will include new headlights and a restyled front bumper.

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April 15, 2016

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept previewed

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Infiniti has released a teaser photo of the new QX Sport Inspiration concept that is going to debut later this month at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept is a look at a possible future new mid-size SUV.

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2017 Subaru Forester gets a facelift, more tech and improved fuel economy

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Subaru has unveiled the 2017 Forester, which is getting some small styling updates, new technology and improved driving performance and better fuel economy.

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April 13, 2016

Toyota's student-designed uBox concept is meant to appeal to Gen-Z buyers

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Toyota has unveiled the uBox concept, which was designed by students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research in South Carolina. Toyota and the University teamed up for two years to immerse students in every aspect of automotive development, with the end result being this box on wheels concept, creatively called the uBox.

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April 8, 2016

Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks the Guinness World Record Title for Fastest Drift

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Nissan has announced that it grabbed the Guinness World Records title for the fastest ever drift! The record was broken with a speed of 189 mph and 30 degrees angle using a specially-tuned 2016 GT-R. Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drift champion and title holder for the Japanese drifting series, clinched the top spot from former record holder Jakub Przygoński of Poland.

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Next-Gen Honda CR-V will be larger and possibly even offer a hybrid version

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Honda is scheduled to release an all-new CR-V sometime in 2018, but even though that's at least a year away, some details have started to surface now. Honda has also released the teaser you see here, which reveals some of the design details.

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April 5, 2016

Nissan GT-R Nismo sets a new world record [VIDEO]

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Nissan has released a new teaser video of the GT-R Nismo, which has apparently set a new world record. Nissan hasn't released any details, but the video does say "Coming Soon!!!"

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March 25, 2016

2017 Toyota Corolla gets a refresh

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Toyota is giving the Corolla a mild facelift for the 2017 model year, which includes a restyled grille and front bumper, new taillights and updated wheels.

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March 24, 2016

Lexus confirms three-row RX crossover

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Lexus has finally confirmed that it is working on a larger version of the RX crossover that will have three rows of seats, which will finally give Lexus a competitor to the Acura MDX and Volvo XC90.

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March 23, 2016

2017 Acura MDX debuts in NYC with updated styling and a new hybrid version

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Acura has unveiled the restyled 2017 MDX at the New York Auto Show, which gets updated styling and a new hybrid version.

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2017 Nissan GT-R arrives this summer with styling updates and more power

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Nissan continues to improve the GT-R and today the automaker has unveiled the latest updates to its flagship sports car. The 2017 GT-R gets some modest styling updates, a redesigned interior and even more power under the hood.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid debuts at the New York Auto Show

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Toyota has unveiled the 2017 Prius Prime plug-in hybrid today at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The new Prius plug-in hybrid can now travel twice as far as the old model and is expected to be rated at 120 MPGe - higher than any other plug-in hybrid.

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March 22, 2016

Subaru reveals the all-new 2017 Impreza sedan on the eve of the New York Auto Show

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Subaru is going to reveal the all-new 2017 Impreza sedan and five-door models tomorrow in New York, but Subaru has been kind enough to send out a few photos early. What we have here are the first photos of the new sedan, but we'll have to wait until tomorrow to get all the details.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF shows off its retractable top in New York

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Ever since Mazda unveiled the all-new MX-5 Miata last year, we've been wondering what Mazda had in store as a successor for the retractable hardtop version. Now Mazda has revealed it with the debut of the MX-5 RF (retractable fastback) at the New York Auto Show.

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March 21, 2016

Honda to display US-spec Clarity FCV in New York

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This week the 2016 New York Auto Show kicks off on March 23 and Honda has announced that it will be showing off the US-spec version of the Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle.

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March 17, 2016

Scion FR-S will be reborn as the Toyota 86 this fall

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Now that Scion is officially dead, we've been wondering what lies in store for the brand's shinning star - the FR-S. When Toyota announced that Scion would disappear this summer, it confirmed that the iA, iM and FR-S would live on as Toyota models in the U.S. Now Toyota has confirmed that the FR-S will be badged as the 2017 Toyota 86 here in the U.S.

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March 15, 2016

Toyota teases new Prius model, it's probably the plug-in hybrid?

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Toyota has released a teaser of "the next mechanical marvel" in the Prius lineup, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show.

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March 14, 2016

Mazda CX-4 confirmed for debut next month in Beijing

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Mazda has announced plans to reveal the new CX-4 crossover next month at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept was previewed last year with the Koeru concept, which is expected to arrive as a sportier alternative to the CX-5 crossover.

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2017 Toyota Highlander gets some updates for New York

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Toyota is going to reveal the updated 2017 Highlander SUV this month at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The 2017 Highlander gets some styling updates, a new V6 and more technology.

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March 11, 2016

Mazda MX-5 Coupe could be headed to the New York Auto Show

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Is Mazda going to reveal a coupe version of the MX-5 this month at the New York Auto Show? Mazda isn't saying, but the automaker did just drop a big hint, "Help us blow the lid off at the New York Auto Show."

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March 10, 2016

2017 Subaru Impreza teased ahead of its debut this month in New York

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Subaru is going to unveil the all-new 2017 Impreza later this month at the 2016 New York Auto Show.

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2016 Honda Civic Coupe arrives next week and starts at $19,050

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Honda has announced that the all-new 2016 Civic Coupe is going to go on sale on March 15 and its pricing will start at $19,050. The arrival of the Civic Coupe builds on the success of the new Civic lineup, which will be followed up by a new Civic Hatchback later this year.

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March 9, 2016

2016 Infiniti Q50 2.0t and Q50 Hybrid Premium models priced

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Infiniti has released the pricing for the 2016 Infiniti Q50 2.0t and Q50 Hybrid Premium models, which are the first two of the four engine options that will be available for the Q50 lineup. The pricing starts at $33,950 for the Q50 2.0t and $47,050 for the Q50 Hybrid Premium, plus the $905 destination fee.

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March 3, 2016

2016 Mazda CX-9 gets up to 28 mpg

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Mazda has announced the fuel economy ratings for the all-new 2016 CX-9 crossover. With front-wheel drive, the CX-9 gets 22 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway/ 25 mpg combined, which puts it at the top of the list of any non-hybrid, midsize, three-row crossover.

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March 1, 2016

2017 Toyota C-HR debuts in Geneva

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With the success of rivals, like the Honda HR-V and Chevy Trax, Toyota is now about to jump into the competitive subcompact crossover segment with the C-HR. The C-HR has debuted today at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Subaru XV concept previews the next-gen Crosstrek crossover

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Subaru continues to preview the next-generation Impreza models with the two concept models that debuted late last year. Now Subaru is previewing the next-generation Crosstrek with the debut of the new XV concept today at the Geneva Motor Show.

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback prototype debuts in Geneva

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Honda has revealed the Civic Hatchback prototype today at the Geneva Motor Show. The prototype is a preview of the 2017 Civic Hatchback that will be sold in markets all over the world, including the U.S.

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February 28, 2016

2017 Toyota C-HR leaked ahead of its debut in Geneva

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The 2016 Geneva Motor Show kicks off this week and leading up to its debut at the show, photos of the 2017 Toyota C-HR compact crossover have leaked online.

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February 26, 2016

2017 Acura NSX orders begin, online configurator powers up

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The 2017 Acura NSX is almost here, now that Acura has announced the start of customer orders and the availability of its online configurator. Pricing for the 2017 NSX starts at $157,800 after you add in the $1,800 destination fee.

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February 25, 2016

Next-Gen Honda Accord and CR-V to get turbocharged engines

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The all-new 2016 Honda Civic arrived with an all-new 1.5L turbocharged engine and now Honda has confirmed that other models in its lineup will soon offer turbocharged engines as well. Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo has revealed that the next-generation Accord and CR-V will be offered with a small turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

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February 24, 2016

Restyled 2017 Acura MDX teased ahead of its debut in New York

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Acura has announced plans to reveal a redesigned 2017 MDX next month at the New York Auto Show on March 23. The 2017 MDX is going to get some updates to the exterior, more features and new powertrain.

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February 23, 2016

Toyota C-HR teased ahead of its debut in Geneva

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Toyota has released a teaser photo of the compact C-HR crossover, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The production version will likely be toned down a lot compared to the concept, but according to Toyota it will feature a 5-door coupé design with an elevated SUV-style cabin.

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February 22, 2016

2016 Nissan Maxima SR Midnight Edition blacks out the Maxima

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Nissan has unveiled the 206 Maxima SR Midnight Edition, which adds a black sport spoiler, black rear diffuser, black 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and charcoal leather seats with Alcantara inserts.

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February 19, 2016

Lexus LC 500h specs released, 354-hp and 0-62 mph in under five secs

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Earlier this week Lexus unveiled the hybrid version of the LC coupe - the LC 500h. Although the hybrid coupe is set to have its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1, Lexus has been kind enough to release some of the LC 500h's specs.

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February 16, 2016

Toyota C-HR crossover to debut next month in Geneva

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Toyota is reportedly going to reveal the production version of the C-HR compact crossover next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The aggressive C-HR concept originally debuted back in 2014 in Paris even wore a Scion badge when it debuted in the U.S. at the end of last year.

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February 15, 2016

2017 Lexus LC 500h to debut at the Geneva Motor Show

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Lexus has announced that the 2017 LC 500h, the hybrid version of the new LC coupe is going to debut at the upcoming 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Lexus hasn't released the specs yet, but has confirmed that it will be powered by Lexus' next generation hybrid powertrain, the Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System.

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