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Three rovers racing toward Google Lunar X Prize

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 22:31

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Two of the frontrunners for the $20 million grand prize in the Google Lunar Xprize are teaming up to send three rovers to the moon some time in the second half of 2016, setting up a potential drag race on the moon to determine the winner.

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Xcar explores the competitive world of Land Rover off-road time trials

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 21:59

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You want to have some serious fun on four wheels? Try off-roading in time trials behind the wheel of a modified Land Rover, as the automotive videographers at Xcar discover in this latest video.

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Startup moves forward with Hyperloop test track

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 21:37
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies secures enough land to build a five-mile full-scale test line in California.






Magna to showcase MILA Plus hybrid concept in Geneva

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 21:29

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Magna has an established record of showcasing its capabilities through the MILA series of concepts at the Geneva Motor Show, and this year will be revealing the hybrid MILA Plus sports car seen here.

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GM cutting production at two plants

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 20:59

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General Motors is scheduling downtime at its Orion Assembly and Oshawa factories to adjust the supply of several models. This is at least the third planned idling at Orion this year.

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Pimp My Ride: Where are they now?

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 20:29

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The Huffington Post has tracked down three of the participants from MTV's Pimp My Ride and one of the co-executive producers for a fascinating read that delves into the show's behind-the-scenes production. It's probably more interesting than anything that actually aired.

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Very first Chevy Camaro found and restored

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 20:01

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It took years of research in the archives and then more time in restoration, but the very first Chevrolet Camaro has been rediscovered and put back on the road.

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Porsche planning something track-focused for Geneva [w/poll]

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:31

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Porsche confirms it's bringing the new Cayman GT4 along with another unspecified track-tuned performance machine to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Just what that second model is, it's not saying just yet, but we'll likely be looking at the new 911 GT3 RS.

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Geneva preview: Magna Steyr Mila Plus hybrid sports car

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:23
The two-seat concept features lightweight construction and an estimated all-electric driving range of 47 miles.






US Congressman seeks federal ban on traffic cameras

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:01

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A US Congressman has introduced legislation that, if passed, would prohibit the use of automated cameras in traffic enforcement across the country.

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26k Chrysler 200 models recalled over parking woes

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:30

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Chrysler is recalling 26,000 Chrysler 200 models equipped with V6 engines after reports that some vehicles wouldn't shift into park.

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Mercedes-AMG GT3 photos hit the web

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:02

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Official photos of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 have leaked online, and they show one beautiful racecar with a rounded front end and massive wing at the rear.

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Lexus, Buick lead JD Power dependability study

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:52
Most of FCA's brands score below the industry average, with Fiat and Jeep holding two of the bottom three positions.






Autoblog editors choose their favorite racecars of all time

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:32

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We like fast machines around here, and that means we're drawn to racecars past and present. Here's a list of our favorites.

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2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:57

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If you subscribe to the school of thought that the only good Mustang has a V8... you're wrong. We drive the turbo-four version of the 2015 Ford Mustang and tell you what's good.

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Geneva preview: Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:45
Mercedes is giving the racing treatment to its AMG GT sports car.






Nissan Sentra earns Top Safety Pick award for 2015 [Video]

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:31
The 2015 Sentra has improved from a poor to a good rating in the IIHS' challenging small-overlap test.






Koenigsegg Agera RS gives us a little more to go on

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:29

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Koenigsegg reveals part of the design for the upcoming new Agera RS and tells us it'll offer more creature comforts than the extreme One:1 from which it picks up.

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FCA to replace Chrysler 200 transmissions

Leftlane - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:03
Manufacturing deficiencies have caused some vehicles to have problems shifting into park.






Lotus planning new 400-hp 2-Eleven successor

Autoblog - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:01

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Recently appointed chief executive Jean-Marc Gales has big plans for Lotus, starting with the new 400-horsepower engine from the Evora and leading all the way up to a Nürburgring challenger to succeed the back-to-basics 2-Eleven track toy.

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