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1 hr ago | Automotive News

2015 Corvette will get 29 mpg highway, GM says

An 8-speed automatic transmission debuting in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette boosts fuel economy by 3.5 percent over the six-speed it replaces and gives the General Motors long-running sports car an EPA highway rating of 29 mpg, Tadge Juechter, the Corvette's chief engineer, said a few more pounds of air pressure in the tires would have bumped the EPA ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Jalopnik

Could A "1991 Dodge Shelby CSX Convertible" Pull $11,500?

They say that one is a lonely number. When it comes to cars, specifically a one of one like today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Shelby CSX clone, it's not lonely, it's exclusive.

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Related Topix: Dodge, Hatchback, Dodge Shadow, Autos

9 hrs ago | 7x7

Race Cars and Poolside Drinks at 7x7 and Audi's Concours d'Elegance Fete

The annual Concours d'Elegance weekend in Carmel and Pebble Beach always draws crowds of car collectors and fans alike to ogle beautiful and rare vehicles from afar.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Audi R8, Audi, Audi S6, Wagon, Audi S7, Audi S8, Audi V8, Sedan

11 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

Cadillac Readying Luxury Car, Convertible, and ATS-V

As you read this, Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac's new president , is setting up his offices at GM's Renaissance Center.

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15 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Tesla News: Model S Warranty, Gigafactory Fight, New Roadster Battery

Over the last two weeks, the company faced fallout over glitches in early Model S cars, and upgraded its powertrain warranty.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model X, SUV, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Computer Security, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Car found torched after keys were stolen during burglary

Crooks smashed their way into a house in Cotman Road before stealing the keys and driving off with a white Audi A3.

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Related Topix: Audi A3, Wagon, Hatchback, Audi, Sedan

19 hrs ago | Motor Trend

Alfa and Omega: Fresh Starts, Strong Finishes - The Kiinote

I'm writing this column two days prior to departing for Motor Trend 's fifth annual Best Driver's Car , an exhilarating week full of mountain roads, a historic racetrack, and, yes, fast cars.

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Related Topix: Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Ferrari, Ferrari 458 Italia, Alfa Romeo 4C, Autos

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Auto Channel

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August 19, 2014: All-new InControl infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen InControl Remote enables smartphone control of functions such as door unlocking or engine start - from anywhere in the world InControl Apps allows users to access Apple and Android smartphone apps through the vehicle's touchscreen Wi-Fi connectivity for multiple devices ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jaguar, Jaguar XE, Sedan

Joystiq

Forza Horizon 2 adds 28 more cars to its extensive roster

It's been 11 days since we last checked in on the 200-strong vehicle roster developer Playground Games is slowly unveiling for open-world racer Forza Horizon 2 , and in that time the developer has introduced another 28 cars, both exotic and commonplace.

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Microsoft, Forza Horizon, Video Games, Coupe, Subaru BRZ, Subaru, F1, Codemasters, The, Deep Silver, X360

ACC TOP 40

Alan Jackson's '55 Ford Thunderbird Going on Limited Display at Country Music Hall of Fame

No Alan Jackson retrospective would be complete without including one of his vintage cars, and the new Alan Jackson exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville features his most precious set of wheels -- the 1955 Ford Thunderbird he bought at age 15. Alan and his father, Gene , restored the car, but Alan had to sell it to get the down ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Ford Thunderbird

The Auto Channel

Newly Redesigned Vehicles Hit the Mark with Consumers in AutoPacific's 2014 Ideal Vehicle Awards

Aug. 19, 2014: Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. today announced the 2014 Ideal Vehicle Awards .

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Related Topix: Lincoln, Lincoln Mark, Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Ford, Sedan, BMW 3 Series, SUV, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Acura, Acura RLX

Car & Driver

Valets, We're Watching: Chevrolet Adds Enhanced Valet Mode to...

Even before we'd tried it, Chevrolet's awesome audio/video/telemetry-recording Performance Data Recorder option for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette and Corvette Z06 had us smitten.

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Automotive News

Saab's owner seeks partner to secure brand's future

Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop future models.

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Related Topix: Saab, Wagon, Hatchback, Saab 9-3, Sedan, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Autos

INAUTONEWS

Next-gen Mercedes-Benz A-Class to give birth to new body styles

The future generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is said to come with a variety of new body styles, once it will be hitting the market.

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Bangkok Post

Hints of rear-drive Lambo ...

Lamborghini has unveiled a race version of the Huracan called LP620-2 Super Trofeo at a posh car event in California over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Lamborghini Gallardo, Lamborghini, Coupe

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat - 707 hp V8 muscle saloon

Many people will find the new 2015 Dodge Charger plenty powerful, especially in R/T guise with a 370 hp 5.7 litre HEMI V8.

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Related Topix: Sedan, Dodge, Dodge Charger, Coupe, SRT Viper

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Refinery identifies source of contaminated gasoline

Officials with Alon USA refinery have reason to believe that contaminated gas that affected dozens of cars came from their location in Big Spring.

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Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback

Brandon Sun

New Chevrolet Corvette feature keeps watch on valets to deter high-speed joyriding

Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Business Journal

Impressive Volkswagen Beetle goes miles and miles with turbo-diesel

This is the snazziest Bug I've ever seen - from original Type 1 and New Beetles to novelties such as Hello Kitty and the Love Bug.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen, Hatchback

Autoblog

Cadillac to fight Audi A3, Mercedes CLA with small rear-drive sedan?

Compact luxury sedans are fast becoming the trend among upscale automakers. Mercedes has the new CLA , BMW has the 1 Series and 2 Series , Audi has the A3 and, though Lexus apparently isn't interested in anything smaller than its CT 200h , Infiniti is getting in on the action with a compact model of its own.

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Related Topix: Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Coupe, Sedan, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Audi A3, Audi, Hatchback, BMW 1 Series, BMW, Lexus CT 200h, Lexus, Autos

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