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Report: Apple Project Titan struggles to focus, loses head exec

Leftlane - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:17
A source claims the team has not yet defined clear goals for the project, despite pressure to finalize a product by 2019.








Someone built an adorable, working V8 engine out of paper

Autoblog - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 01:00

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The pistons and crankshaft work, and when plugged into a "fuel" supply, it makes the most delightful and angry sound. It's absolutely remarkable.

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Vauxhall cryptically teases GT concept for Geneva

Autoblog - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 00:14

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Vauxhall and Opel have another tease for the GT concept at Geneva, but this time they briefly show the car.

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Toyota Prius GT300 racecar hits the track as a V8 hybrid [w/video]

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:31

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APR Racing's Toyota Prius GT300 racer is set to take on the competition in Japan's SuperGT series with a new, aggressive look and a 3.4-liter V8 hybrid.

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European authorities angered by VW's North American compensation program

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 22:44

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Volkswagen is under attack by European legislators after refusing to expand its US compensation program to EU consumers.

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Meet the next president's new Beast, a giant bomb-proof limo

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:52

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This country has a tough time agreeing on a president, but we've stuck with Cadillac limos for a while now. Have a look at what the 45th president will be riding in.

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Meet the next president's new Beast, a giant bomb-proof limo originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:52:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ford airbag death prompts another Takata recall expansion

Leftlane - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:24
The latest revision is expected to affect five million vehicles.








Takata airbag kills Georgia man; more recalls on the way

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 21:18

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A defective airbag manufactured by Takata has claimed another victim. ​Federal officials said Friday a Georgia man was killed on December 22 when the airbag in his 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptured following an accident along a South Carolina road.

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You can buy James Bond's Spectre Aston Martin DB10

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:44

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Christie's will auction the ultimate James Bond collectible on February 18 with its sale of one of the 10 Aston Martin DB10s from Spectre. This is the first one to be available to the public, and the auction benefits charity.

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Spied: Next-gen presidential limo mule

Leftlane - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:20
New truck-based mule caught testing.








Ralph Nader and David Cole on Unsafe At Any Speed | Autoblog Podcast #463

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 20:02

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On Episode #463 of the Autoblog Podcast, Dan interviews Ralph Nader and David Cole about the legacy of Unsafe At Any Speed

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Leak reveals Jaguar F-Type SVR

Leftlane - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:22
The SVR's blown V8 will deliver 567 horsepower and 526 lb-ft of torque.








1957 Ferrari 335 S could set auction record at $30+ million

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 19:15

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This Ferrari 335 S that once lead at Le Mans could become one of the most expensive cars ever to be sold at auction when it crosses the block next month during the Salon Retromobile in Paris.

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Americans show waning interest in driver's licenses

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 18:30

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A rising percentage of Americans are skipping the time-honored tradition of obtaining and holding a driver's license. Researchers from the University of Michigan found a decrease in the proportion of US citizens who hold licenses between 2011 and 2014.

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Ferrari California T gains Handling Speciale package

Leftlane - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 18:25
The HS option brings revised suspension, computer recalibration, new exhaust and a few aesthetic tweaks.








Jaguar F-Type SVR leaks with more power, aggressive looks

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:56

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Jaguar turns up the dial on the F-Type range with the newly leaked SVR that packs 567 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque from a supercharged 5.0-liter V8.

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Ferrari California T gets sharper edge with Handling Speciale package

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:12

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The California T gets a bit sharper, with stiffer springs, revised damper settings, and a sportier exhaust note.

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Autoblog Details is our newest car care video series

Autoblog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:01

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We've paired up with expert detailer Larry Kosilla to give you video instructions on all the tricks to keeping your car clean and fixing those tough stains.

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FCA highlights $63M stamping upgrades at Warren factory

Leftlane - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:50
The high-speed servo tandem press is the first of its kind at Warren, and the only one in FCA's North American manufacturing operations.