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1 hr ago | Car and Driver

5 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Yes, the 2014 Beijing show was packed with vehicles we'll never see here in the States, but there were also quite a few things we'll see in the very near future, like Lexus's NX crossover , Mercedes-Benz's Concept Coupe SUV /future BMW X6-fighter thing, and even the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg bowed in Beijing.


Related Topix: SUV, BMW, BMW X6, Volkswagen, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Audi TT, Audi, Coupe, Convertible, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln, Autos

5 hrs ago | Car & Driver

Footkhana = Ken Block and His Fiesta Playing Soccer with Fleet-Footed Tricksters

We guess soccer is pretty cool, but it's missing that last little bit of . . . je ne sais quoi , you know? CARS-that's it! You know it.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta, Sedan

10 hrs ago | BenzConnection

Racing Your Mustang Will Void Its Warranty, Despite Line Lock

The 2015 Ford Mustang holds a lot of promise: independent rear suspension, a turbocharged four-cylinder engine option, and a completely new structure--all huge boons to the sports car fan.


Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford GT

14 hrs ago | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Notts car theft trio jailed for 24 years

Three men who stole high performance cars from across Nottinghamshire have been jailed, in total, for more than 24 years.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, South Yorkshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

18 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Car culture: America can run fine on fewer horses

I was a smuggler in 1986. That's when I drove to Mississauga, a large suburb of Toronto where South Korea's Hyundai had its Canadian headquarters, and borrowed a test car called the Stellar to write a story about this precursor to the successful Sonata.


Related Topix: Canada, Hyundai Sonata, Hybrid, Sedan, Hyundai, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Ford Focus, Ford, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Audi transforms the TT coupe into a 128-mpg plug-in off-roader

Audi appears committed to injecting the SUV segment with added sportiness, at least insofar as concept cars are concerned.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi, Audi Q3, SUV, Wagon, Audi allroad, Gadgets

The Motley Fool

An Interview With Ford's Next CEO

Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields spoke with us last week in New York, next to a 50th anniversary edition of the Mustang.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Hybrid, Ford Escape, SUV

Automobile Magazine

Recall Central: 2001-2004 Mazda Tribute, 2013-2014 Jaguar XJ, XF, XK

The Problem: In high-corrosion environments, such as cold-weather states that use lots of road salt in winter, the subframe may corrode to the point where it separates from the front lower control arm, making it more difficult to control the direction of the vehicle.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Mazda Tribute, SUV, Mazda, Jaguar, Jaguar XJ, Sedan, Coupe, Jaguar XK-Series, Jaguar XJ-Series, Convertible, Jaguar XF, Jaguar XK

Times Herald

GM: Ignition-switch recall parts shipped to dealers

General Motors has shipped thousands of replacement parts to fix vehicles affected by its ignition switch recall, the automaker said today.


Related Topix: Saturn, Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, Saturn ION

Automobile Magazine

Recall Central: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, Passat, and Beetle 1.8T

The Problem : Due to a supplier material change during the production process, O-ring seals between the transmission oil cooler and the automatic transmission may not seal properly, meaning that a leak might develop.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Volkswagen Beetle, Convertible, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf

National Public Radio

Luxury Automakers Scramble To Woo Young Chinese

At age 32, Jason Jia already is the kind of customer luxury automakers are seeking as competition grows in China's lucrative but crowded market.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, China Travel, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen, Cadillac, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Audi A3, Audi, Audi A6, Convertible, Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Automobile Magazine

Possible Jaguar F-Type R-S Convertible Spied

We've already heard rumors that plans were in motion for an R-S or R-S GT variant of the Jaguar F-Type.


Related Topix: Jaguar F-Type R, Jaguar, Coupe, Jaguar F-Type, Convertible, Jaguar XKR


Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China

Shinichi Matsumoto, Vice President for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing in China, said Toyota needs that level of local content in order to bring down prices of hybrids and to generate more sales in the world's biggest auto market.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Wagon, Toyota Camry, World News, China


Insert Prostitution Joke Here, The Ford Escort Is Back

Well, it's back in China, who never really had the original ones, so "back" isn't exactly right.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Ford, Sedan, Ford Escort, Ford Tempo, Ford Focus, Autos

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Sunshine lights up Clayton home

Hans Wekking stands next to his Nissan Leaf electric car. The Clayton electrician and his wife have begun powering their home with solar panels installed on the roof of their garage.


Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Alternative Energy, Energy


What Mark Fields faces at Ford

Mark Fields, who has been the heir apparent to Alan Mulally, may soon be designated Mulally's successor as chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Company.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford, Automakers, Ford Motor, Microsoft, Startups


China falls for 4x4s at Beijing Auto Show

Bulky, brash and wildly popular in Europe and the US, the urban 4x4 is the latest must-have for Chinese drivers, whose conversion to the cult of the SUV is the talking point of this year's Beijing Auto Show.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi Q5, SUV, Audi, BMW X6, BMW

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Dynaudio: 2014 Beijing Motorshow, NMC (NewMidsizeCoupe) Concept Study

Volkswagen is keen to improve growth in China, and with additional models in the joint venture with SVW Volkswagen Shanghai this goal should be achieved.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Jetta, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf, Electronics, Audio and Video


Mercedes, BMW and Porsche round out categories at New York auto showa

The World Car of the Year awards were announced last Thursday at the New York auto show.


Related Topix: Porsche 911 GT3, Porsche, BMW, BMW i3, BMW i8, Coupe, Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz, Autos

Local NEWS 8

Latest Chevrolet SUV goes small

It's called the Trax and Chevrolet has been selling the compact sport-ute in other markets around the world for a couple of years.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Sonic, SUV, Sedan, Chevrolet


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