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Hyundai mulling Genesis-based full-size crossover

Leftlane - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:37
The yet-unnamed soft-roader will be aimed at the Audi Q7.






We test the 2016 Ford F-150 Pro Trailer Backup Assist

Autoblog - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:01

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Ford has released the details on its new Pro Trailer Backup Assist, an innovative system coming to the 2016 F-150. We take it for a spin.

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2015 Shelby GT350 Mustang sounds racy as it revs [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:00

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This video offers a chance to hear the 2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang as it barks to life and shrieks out some revs.

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BMW working on X2 crossover

Autoblog - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 00:31

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The BMW X2 reportedly has a green light for production, possibly for the second half of 2017. The compact, coupe-like crossover is closely based on the next-gen, front-wheel drive X1, and shares its drivetrains and platform.

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Renault introduces the new Kwid on the budget block [w/video]

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 23:44

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Renault's new Kwid hatchback offers SUV styling in an A-segment city-car form for emerging markets, developed and produced in India with a $5,000-price tag.

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Mopar boss promoted at FCA, still runs Mopar

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 23:01

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FCA is promoting Pietro Gorlier, its global Mopar boss, to the role of chief operating officer for components. He will report directly to Sergio Marchionne.

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Jaguar F-Type to pace Bloodhound SSC as rapid response vehicle

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 22:15

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Jaguar has equipped its F-Type R AWD coupe to serve as a rapid response vehicle for the Bloodhound SSC world land speed record attempt, set to debut at the Coventry MotoFest later this month.

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Hyundai Santa Cruz could get green light this year

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 21:30

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Hyundai Motor America's CEO thinks that the Santa Cruz pickup is months away from getting a green light for production from company headquarters in South Korea. A compact crossover might also be nearing production.

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Tesla's Autopilot passing feature enters legal grey area

Leftlane - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 21:25
By engaging the turning signal, the driver is still in control and liable for the consequences of the maneuver.






Aston Martin DB11 gets back to work at the Nurburgring

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 20:45

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Aston Martin has been spotted once again testing a prototype for the successor to the long-serving DB9, expected to be dubbed DB11, at the Nürburgring.

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Autoblog's adventures at the Nurburgring 24-Hour race [spoilers]

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:59

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Autoblog recaps its adventures during ten days in Germany, including the 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour race, a few more details on the AMG GT3, 1,500 miles in a Mercedes-AMG G65, and life in a Grimm Brothers fairy tale.

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Jeep Renegade faces sales halt over software issue

Leftlane - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:47
The company is having trouble similar to the drivetrain software issues that affected the Cherokee.






Maserati Levante SUV previewed in patent drawings

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:30

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Like so many of its rivals, Maserati is about to break into the crossover market with the upcoming Levante. And these patent drawings give us our best look at its design yet.

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Lewis Hamilton signs another three years with Mercedes

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:00

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Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new contract with Mercedes to drive for the next three years. The deal is said to be worth as much as $40 million per season.

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Jeep Renegade sales being held due to powertrain issue [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 18:30

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FCA boss Sergio Marchionne says that the Jeep Renegade has a software issue that affects its powertrain, and the compact crossovers are being held from dealers until the problem is fixed.

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Jeep Renegade sales being held due to powertrain issue [UPDATE] originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Amid NHTSA troubles, FCA chief says 'we need to just step up'

Leftlane - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 18:07
The executive suggests FCA is experiencing a "painful" adjustment to a "new regulatory environment."






BMW reveals 435i ZHP edition

Leftlane - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 17:36
Paying tribute to the E46 3-Series ZHP option code, the new package brings handling improvements and other M Performance upgrades.






Evo reviews the Ariel Nomad

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 17:33

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By combining some of the attributes of a sports car with those of an off-road buggy, the Ariel Nomad is certainly trying something a little different. In a new video, Evo's Henry Catchpole finds out how it handles the road.

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2016 Honda Pilot First Drive [w/video]

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 17:00

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We test the all-new, more car-like 2016 Honda Pilot and find it to be a vehicle perfectly suited for the needs of value-minded families desiring comfort and functionality.

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2016 Honda Pilot First Drive [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Man drives through home, admits it was on purpose

Autoblog - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 16:30

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A Georgia man took a scenic drive last week straight through his living room. He admits he did it on purpose, but doesn't have a good reason why.

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