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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

Bellingham Herald

A look at predictions of the 1964 World's Fair

Fifty years later, some of those ideas have turned out to be commonplace in our world.


Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible


2015 MINI Paceman Rolled Out At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

With MINI's Cooper Countryman receiving a series of updates for the 2015 model year , the car's three-door variant, the Cooper Paceman, is also set to receive the same updates and has been shown in its new form for the first time at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.


Related Topix: Mini, MINI Paceman, MINI Cooper Paceman


Who says America has lost its muscle?

Who says America has lost its muscle? Growling, unapologetic performance was the theme of this year's New York International Auto Show, which opened to the public Friday.


Related Topix: Dodge Charger, Sedan, Dodge, Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Audi TT Offroad Concept

Audi 's TT model has been central to the brand's primary mid-range sports-car offerings for the past decade and a half.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi TT, Audi, Convertible, Audi Q3, SUV

Connecticut Post

Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

The Ford Escort sedan is unveiled during press day at the China Auto show in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Coupe, Wagon, Ford, Sedan, Ford Escort, Automakers, Ford Motor, Ford Mustang, Convertible

West Australian

Lexus aloof from China production while Nissan, Honda step in

But high tariffs charged on imported cars make it hard to generate volume and last year, Lexus sold around a seventh of Audi's tally and a fifth of what BMW sold in China.


Related Topix: Lexus, Hybrid, Lexus ES, Sedan, Nissan, Nissan NX, SUV, Audi, Audi Q3, BMW X1, BMW, Infiniti QX50, Infiniti

West Australian

BMW in final stages of decision on potential new factory

"We are in the final stages of deciding where the plant will be," Robertson told reporters at the Auto China show in Beijing on Sunday.


Related Topix: Coupe, BMW 3 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, Convertible, Sedan, BMW, BMW 4 Series

Weirton Daily Times

New Camry generation ready for the road

The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a large, aggressive grille and chiseled sides.

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Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, SUV, Toyota RAV4, New York, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai, Ford Fusion, Ford, Honda Accord, Honda

Weirton Daily Times

Ford's iconic Mustang celebrates 50th birthday

Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.


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


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