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Toyota to take C-HR racing at 24 Hours of Nurburgring

Leftlane - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 19:16
The new sport crossover will be seen racing before it hits showrooms.








2017 Hyundai Elantra priced from $17,985

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 18:00

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In addition to new styling, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra features a starting price of just $17,985, making it $100 cheaper than last year's model.

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Weekly Recap: Flagship sedans show promise for Lincoln, Genesis, Volvo

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 16:01

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We curate the week's events with a focus on luxury-makers at the Detroit Auto Show. Plus, analysis on happenings in the industry.

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Caterham launches 310-hp Seven 620S in England

Leftlane - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 16:00
The Seven 620S is a more comfortable version of the track-ready Seven 620R.








Mercedes disappears from Australia's V8 Supercars series

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 14:31

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Erebus Motorsport was the only team fielding the Mercedes E63 AMG in Australia's V8 Supercars series, but now it's jumping ship to run the Holden VF Commodore next season.

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Germany ready to make 2B euro bet on electric vehicles

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 13:00

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Germany's economy minister has a plan to invest the equivalent of $2.2 billion to get people to buy more plug-in vehicles.

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Mazda's Koeru-inspired crossover spied undisguised in China

Leftlane - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 12:00
Mazda is preparing a sleek crossover with an almost coupe-like roof line.








Eerie drive through China caused by heavy smog [w/video]

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 01:01

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Smog was so thick last week that drivers in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province, China could only see a few feet in front of their cars.

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Eerie drive through China caused by heavy smog [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C should sound even better

Autoblog - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 00:14

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The Alfa Romeo 4C gets a number of enhancements for 2016, including a new dual-mode exhaust system we're dying to try out.

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Lotus introduces Exclusive customization program

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:44

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Hethel is getting into the personalization business with the launch of its new Lotus Exclusive program, available on new and existing models this year.

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Chinese firms pour $2 billion into Uber

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 23:01

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Uber just received $2 billion in funding in China to bankroll the ridesharing app's attempts to control that lucrative market.

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ATS resurrected with 2016 Sport Dieci track-day special

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 22:13

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Automobili Turismo Sport has resurfaced with the updated 2016 ATS Sport Dieci, a Le Mans prototoype-style Italian track-day racer.

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Red Bull hits the slopes in a specially modified F1 car

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:30

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Red Bull's wunderkind Max Verstappen hit the slopes of the famous Streif ski course in Kitzbuhel, Austria in a specially modified F1 car.

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Autoblog Minute: Buick Avista, Chrysler Pacifica, Lexus LC 500 star in Detroit

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 21:15

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Public days of the North American International Auto Show are set to kick off as we take a closer look at our favorite reveals. Senior editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute Weekly Recap.

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BMW i8: Jaw-dropping style and green performance, but why?

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:58

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Columnist Gary Witzenburg drives the BMW i8 for a week and starts to wonder why the Germans built this EV.

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Toyota will race C-HR CUV in 2016 Nurburgring 24 Hours

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:45

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Toyota Gazoo Racing will prep the upcoming C-HR crossover for competition in the 2016 Nurburgring 24 Hours.

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Autoblog Podcast #462: Detroit Auto Show

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:30

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On Episode #462 of the Autoblog Podcast, we discuss the 2016 Detroit Auto Show.

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Mercedes gets the 2017 E-Class on video

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:01

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Mercedes uploads official B-roll of the 2017 E-Class, showcasing the design details outside and in, as well as tech features like Remote Parking Pilot.

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Daimler CEO takes unusual swipe against VW over diesel scandal

Autoblog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 19:45

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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says that Volkswagen's diesel emissions trickery couldn't have happened at Daimler.

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Alfa Romeo 4C gets premium interior, more carbon fiber for 2016

Leftlane - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 19:36
The latest model year brings improved electronics, a new exhaust system and interior enhancements.