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4 hrs ago | AutoSpies

SPIED: Naked Toyota FCV Caught Testing In Death Valley

Cars can now drive, park and save themselves from danger, all while using less fuel than ever. Toyota is just about to play a major role in this sci-fi movie with the FCV, the first-ever fuel cell vehicle designed for the mass market.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Autos

8 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris: Sharper for the Eyes, Smoother for the Body

Sept. 16, 2014: Bold new exterior cheats the wind Soft-touch interior is roomier, quieter Nine-airbag array includes front seat cushion airbags Segment-exclusive: 3- and 5-door models Yaris Entune Audio standard; navigation available September 16, 2014 2015 Toyota Yaris Product Information 2015 Toyota Yaris Walkaround A bold new look with a distinct European flavor. A new, quieter interior, crafted from improved materials.


Related Topix: Toyota Yaris, Toyota, Hatchback

12 hrs ago | Digital Trends

Bentley's Mulsanne Speed backs limo luxuries with unreal twin-turbo V8 muscle

Ladies and Gentlemen, let me proudly introduce you to the 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed, a bespoke limousine that will melt your spine both with opulence and also acceleration. Physics, you've just met your match.


Related Topix: Bentley, Bentley Mulsanne, Coupe, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Autos

16 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Toyota carrying out tests in Australia that will help deliver quality products for Saudi Arabia

Toyota Motor Corporation has begun a project in which employees put themselves into vehicles to assess vehicle specification plans for future models and provide a valuable training opportunity over vast distances in Australia, which is said to have every type of road in the world. Cruisers, Hilux, 86, Prius, Camry, Corolla and other models for a period of more than 10 weeks to mid-November.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, Hatchback, Toyota, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor, Automakers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WPTV Local News

Simple new way to check your car for recalls

Has your car been in for all its recall repairs? Are you sure? Ignition switches, fuel lines, brakes: you name it, it's been recalled by some automaker this year. So how do you know if your Honda's airbag is on the recall list, or if your car --- any make -- is missing a recall? Finding out has always been tough until now, thanks to a new online tool making repair checking very simple for everyone.


Related Topix: Newport, KY, Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet


As city expands electric fleet, Longmont driver talks about her car

When/where: 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, 400 Quail Road, near the charging station What: A daylong celebration of electric vehicles of all types, including chances to take test drives and speak with experts Anne Carrico didn't set out to buy an all-electric Nissan Leaf as some sort of grand environmental ... (more)


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Subaru Outback, Wagon, Subaru

2014 Ford Fusion SE mid-size sedan under $30,000

The Ford Fusion SE with its new standard 1.5L EcoBoost engine and the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission is a good value for value conscious mid-size sedan buyers. The 1.5L EcoBoost engine produces 178 horsepower with 177 lb.-ft.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Ford

The Daily Breeze

GM expert says 19 deaths due to faulty ignition switch eligible for compensation

DETROIT >> General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg has received 125 death claims due to the faulty switches in older-model small cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt.


Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet


GM Expert Finds 19 Wrongful Death Claims Tied To Faulty Ignition Switches

General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg has received 125 death claims due to the faulty switches in older-model small cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt.


Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet

ABC News

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta Latches

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received 61 complaints about the doors.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta, Hatchback

USA Today

Mercedes-Benz boosts supply of CLA compact sedans

Between the Super Bowl ad and a pricetag of $29,990 to start, the Mercedes-Benz CLA has been in short supply ever since it was introduced. But help is on the way.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Autos


Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Photographed Testing In Southern California

She spends months in Death Valley with an expensive camera, only for her paying clients to be swamped with cellphone shots snapped by eager readers and sent in for free or posted on social media. Which is how we come to see our first shots of a preproduction Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan testing on a freeway in Southern California, ahead of its U.S. launch next year.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Cellphones

The Globe and Mail

Plugged in: Electric vehicles coming to Canada in 2015

The all-electric version of Kia's urban compact box arrives in October, and promises 160 kilometres of range, and only slightly less in winter - and this may be a conservative figure, as a brief test drive last March in temperatures just above freezing determined that it was capable of an estimated 193 km. It loses little cargo space to the gas Soul, but will be priced about $8,000 more.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Porsche Cayenne S, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne, SUV, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera, Porsche 911, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible


BMW vs Audi vs Mercedes: we compared the best German cars, but who came top?

Garage comparison site have put the big 3 premium German brands up against each other, but how did they compare? Car servicing comparison site have helped consumers save money on almost 44,000 car repairs up and down the country. They work with almost 5,000 garages nationwide, helping around 4,000 drivers repair and maintain their pride and joy every month.


Related Topix: Wagon, Convertible, Audi A4, Audi, Audi A6, Audi A3, Hatchback

Inside Bay Area

Me and My Car: Mercury Eight still humming after 74 years

It's not unusual to see "Do Not Touch" signs on classic vehicles. But when I saw Charlie Caldwell's 1940 Mercury Eight on display at the Hot Summer Nights Car Show in Danville recently, there was an 8- or 9-year-old kid sitting behind the steering wheel of this classic, pretending to be driving.


Related Topix: Chrysler, Chrysler 300

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

NX beats Harrier

Luxury brands are not always in comfortable positions even though they can get away by pricing their cars higher than those offered by mass-market nameplates. Take Lexus as an example.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Wagon, Toyota Camry, BMW X3, SUV, BMW, Volvo XC60, Volvo

Strike at Indiana plant could jeopardize Ford workers in Chicago

Now that car sales are continuing to rise, workers at the Lear Corp. plant Hammond, Indiana which manufacturers seats for Ford Taurus and Explorer, as well as police cars as needed, feel that their salaries should too. According to C. Jones, a representative with the United Auto Workers, most of the 760 workers at the plant make between $11 and $14 an hour, and "want to get rid of the current two-tier system that caps new employees' salaries at $16 an hour."


Related Topix: Wagon, Ford, Ford Taurus, Manufacturing, Automakers, Textiles, Lear Corporation, Hammond, IN

The New Zealand Herald

Me and my car: Melanie-Jane Smith from NZ art store

We took a left turn instead of a right one and only when we travelled under the Charles de Gaulle Airport runway did Clayton say something cheeky. Why did you pick this vehicle? The old Saab that I adored died suddenly.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla, Toyota

Meet the 'Undriveable' who has had 10 tests and 200 lessons - and still hasn't passed

Despite spending A 7000 on more than 200 driving lessons, Lenique Lewis is still yet to pass her driving test despite taking her first test six years ago Trundling at 20 miles an hour around a housing estate may not sound a white-knuckle ride, writes Gemma Aldridge in the Sunday People . Still, as the little gold Ford Fiesta turns on to a main road, I feel my hand tighten around the buckle of my seatbelt.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta, Hatchback

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 2015 Kia Soul EV vs. 4 New Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle consumers don't have a ton of options. In many ways, talk about EV adoption and a shift to greener cars has been theoretical.


Related Topix: Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Nissan Leaf, Nissan


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