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Xcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3's PDK

6 hours 52 min ago

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Xcar takes a whirl in the current 911 GT3 to try and ascertain whether Porsche's decision to give it a dual-clutch transmission over a manual was the right one.

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Ram takes out frustrations on Camry

7 hours 37 min ago

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In case you've ever wondered, the Animal Kingdom can hold its own when it comes to our paltry automobiles.

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Crushing 1984 Ford Ranger to make a point about clean cars

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:30

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In support of a program to help low-income buyers purchase zero-emissions vehicles, a California politician recently crushed an '84 Ranger at a rally. Arnold Schwarzenegger also blew a car up in support of the initiative.

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Takata adds millions to recall expansion in US

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 22:44

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.

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Volvo XC60 safety demonstration goes awry

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 21:29

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A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.

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Brabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybrid

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 20:45

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Benz tuner extraordinaire Brabus tunes the Mercedes S500 PHEV sedan into the luxuriously high-performance PowerXtra B50 Hybrid, complete with 500 horsepower plugged in and ready to go.

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We drive the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 20:01

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We test the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck in Dearborn, MI. It's even more fun than you think.

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Nissan cooks up throwback livery for Le Mans

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 19:16

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Nissan is fielding a third GT-R LM Nismo at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, featuring a retro livery that pays homage to the R90CK that took pole position in 1990.

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GM invests $175 million in Chevy Camaro factory

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 18:32

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General Motors is investing $175 million in the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant to install new equipment to produce the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata shows off perfect 50/50 weight balance

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 17:45

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Mazda shows the perfect 50/50 weight balance of the 2016 MX-5 Miata in a new video, where the car is put on an aluminum balance beam.

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2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:58

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We test the 2015 Transit Connect Wagon and find it to be a vastly improved, more well-rounded approach to Ford's small, passenger van formula.

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Honda further expands Takata recall to 340k vehicles in Japan

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:31

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Honda is recalling 340,000 vehicles in Japan for a further expansion of its Takata airbag inflator recall. A broadened campaign in the US is also possible in the future.

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Apple exec says cars are the 'ultimate mobile device'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:02

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An Apple executive believes that cars are the ultimate mobile devices. His statement at a recent conference is only fueling rumors of the tech giant developing an automobile.

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McLaren won't offer 540C in United States

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:16

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Popular demand determines that McLaren will only offer its new Sports Series in the United States in 570S guise, leaving the (relatively) more accessible 540C to other markets.

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Feds pony up to redevelop historic site for connected cars

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:27

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Federal government commits about $250,000 to convert historic factory site to self-driving technology center.

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GM invests $1.2 billion to build Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 13:44

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The next stage in GM's $5.4-billion factory renovation initiative will see it upgrade the Fort Wayne assembly plant in Indiana that handles production of the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado.

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Chinese-built Volvo S60s en route to US

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 13:00

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The first batch of long-wheelbase Volvo S60 Inscriptions are making their way from the Geely plant in Chengdu, China, via Shanghai to the United States.

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed get VW internships

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 01:02

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Global Rallycross Championship racers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed put aside their motorsports duties to try out a new job at VW. The two of them briefly become the summer interns at a dealership.

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed get VW internships originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 May 2015 20:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Porsche 911 to drop naturally aspirated six-cylinder engine

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:14

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Porsche will adopt a turbocharged engine lineup for the 911 later this year as part of a facelift that will see the base and S models drop their NA engines.

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2016 Chevy Volt orders start tomorrow

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 23:30

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For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.

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