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GM earnings jump to $2.1B in Q1 with 2.4 million cars sold

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:29

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GM showed strong results in Q1 2015 with growth in earnings, net income and global sales. With such positive figures, it's expecting a better year than 2014.

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J.D. Power: Consumers interested in safety tech, don't care about gesture control

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:01

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J.D. Power's latest survey asked 5,300 consumers what automotive technologies they're most interested in. The results aren't exactly a big surprise.

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James May quits Top Gear

Leftlane - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:37
May suggests Top Gear with a "surrogate Jeremy" is a "non-starter."






James May officially quits Top Gear, barring Clarkson return [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:16

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The host did, however, say he'd be happy to film links and studio bits to the unaired episodes of Top Gear's 22nd season without his disgraced co-presenter.

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VW leadership dispute far from settled, reports claim

Leftlane - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:00
VW chairman Ferdinand Piech is reportedly rallying quietly against CEO Martin Winterkorn, attempting to oust the executive ahead of the company's shareholder meeting.






Review: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

Leftlane - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 14:45
Dodge's super-sedan continues to impress.






Japan's maglev train sets speed record of 374 mph

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 14:31

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Japan's experimental magnetic levitation train sets another world speed record at 374 miles per hour, but isn't set to enter service for another dozen years.

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Want to help the Petersen Automotive Museum restore a three-wheeled car?

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:45

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The Petersen Automotive Museum is running an Indiegogo campaign to restore a 1948 Davis Divan, the fourth example of just 17 that were built, hopefully in time for the museum's grand re-opening later this year.

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Rolls-Royce shows Phantom 'Limelight Collection'

Leftlane - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:30
The personalized Phantom models are geared for "powerful people, who make and influence world-changing decisions every day."






2015 F-150 gets five-star crash rating across the board

Leftlane - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:24
All versions of the Ford F-150 have earned a five-star safety rating.






Scottish dog drives tractor into traffic, thinks he's people

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:01

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A dog in Glasgow, Scotland, somehow took control of a tractor and drove it onto the freeway. No one, including the canine, was harmed in the bizarre incident.

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Acura confirms more 2016 NSX details

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:00

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Acura has confirmed more details about the new generation of its iconic supercar, the 2016 NSX.

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Xcar drives Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 01:01

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Xcar celebrates Morgan with a ride in the company's latest, limited-edition Plus 8 Speedster that mixes vintage looks with modern underpinnings.

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What you missed on 4.22.15

Autoblog - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:16
We review the 2015 BMW 228i xDrive. Lincoln might go back to real names. And cancelled Top Gear episodes might get new life. Plus, other top stories from Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

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Amazon Prime now delivering right to your Audi

Autoblog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 23:32

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Amazon, Audi and DHL are teaming up for a pilot program in Munich that will allow Amazon Prime customers to have packages delivered directly to their cars.

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Peugeot teases mystery concept

Autoblog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 22:46

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Peugeot has released a teaser video for an upcoming concept that promises to blend elements from GTs, supercars and racing prototypes.

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Far from tolls, New York gathers location data through E-ZPass

Autoblog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 22:01

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E-ZPass readers are used for more than collecting tolls in New York.

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Richard Hammond is bored, planning new car movie

Autoblog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 21:27

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Richard Hammond has been bored since Top Gear went off the air, so he's apparently working on a new car-themed movie to be shown online in the near future.

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Mercedes-Benz' Panamera fighter to resemble the AMG GT?

Leftlane - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 21:00
The car is currently referred to as the GT4 and will be based on the CLS, reports claim.