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12 hrs ago | WSB-TV

Augusta man wins 2014 Kia Soul playing the Georgia Lottery

An Augusta man has won a brand-new vehicle playing an instant game from the Georgia Lottery. Milton Singleton, 49, won a 2014 Kia Soul from being selected as a winner of the 21 Black Series Second Chance Promotion.


Related Topix: Kia Soul, Kia, Gaming, Lottery, Georgia Lottery

17 hrs ago | GigaOM

Who needs CarPlay? Ford brings Siri to the car dashboard now with the help of Automatic Labs

Ford and Automatic have figured out a way of shoehorning Apple's Siri personal assistant into older model vehicles. The two are also connecting Ford cars to the internet of things through a project with IFTTT.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford Flex, Ford F Series, Ford, Ford Explorer, Ford Taurus, SUV, Truck, Sedan, Ford Super Duty

21 hrs ago | Motor Trend

2015 Honda Civic Priced From $19,080, Adds New SE Trim

The Honda Civic experienced a considerable overhaul for the 2014 model year, and this year it will welcome another model into its lineup. The 2015 Honda Civic SE will hit showrooms this fall with a handful of technology, convenience, and style upgrades that position it between the base Civic LX and the mid-range Civic EX.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si, Honda Civic Natural Gas, Autos

Yesterday | The Auto Channel

The Bold and the Beautiful: Sweeping Redesign Keeps 2015 Toyota Camry at the Top of Its Class

Sept. 16, 2014: New design, from bumper to bumper Boldest looking Camry ever is also the quietest ever New sporty XSE and Hybrid SE grades rev up driving enjoyment New multi-media features Created by more than 7,000 American team members September 16, 2014 2015 Toyota Camry Product Information 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Product Information 2015 Toyota Camry Walkaround The best-selling car in America for the last 12 years just got better! When redesigning the Camry for 2015, Toyota went bumper to bumper and floor to roof, changing or re-engineering nearly 2,000 parts. Only the roof remains unchanged, and it caps off the boldest Camry body ever.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota, Hybrid, Sedan, Toyota Camry

Yesterday | 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, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor, Automakers

Yesterday |

Drive Electric Week designed to spark interest in plug-in and hybrid vehicles

Today starts National Drive Electric Week , the event designed to promote electric and hybrid vehicles. Six different Colorado venues will host test-drives and expos, allowing drivers to see the latest in hybrid and plug-in technology.


Related Topix: Cadillac, Coupe, Cadillac ELR, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Ford C-Max Energi, Ford, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Porsche, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, BMW, BMW i3

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Factors that helped Honda's turnaround

The turnaround in Honda Cars' fortune in India is as much a result of the general uptick in consumer sentiment as it is about the company's relentless focus on quality, rues Rohit Nautiyal hat can the auto industry learn from the rise, the slide and the resurgence of Honda Cars India? In this industry, a company's strategy needs to be adaptable in order to keep up with the pace of change. Indeed, in a crowded market, all businesses should be identifying potential customers and their emerging needs and looking at ways to engage with them -- and ultimately convert them into loyalists.


Related Topix: SUV, Honda CR-V, Honda, Honda Civic, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Accord, Toyota Corolla, Toyota


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, Subaru, Sedan


Ford previews new C-Max ahead of upcoming debut

Looking at a Ford Focus ? These days you can get it as a five-door hatch, a four-door sedan, or... that's all. European buyers don't even get our sedan, but they do get a wagon.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Ford, Ford C-Max, Coupe, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Sedan, Ford C-Max Energi, Autos

Automotive News

Ford will debut new S-Max at Paris show

Ford Motor will debut the new S-Max at the Paris auto show Oct. 2 ahead of the minivan's sales launch in Europe next summer. Ford said it will disclose details of the minivan ahead of the model's Paris debut on Sept.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Ford, Sedan, Coupe, Hatchback, Ford Focus

Automobile Magazine

By Design: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept

Audi has had a line of two-seat sports cars carrying the TT name since 1998, but the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that debuted at the 2014 Detroit auto show really has nothing whatsoever to do with what the world thinks of as sports cars. It's not one, however well it may behave on and off-road.


Related Topix: Audi allroad, Audi, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen

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, Kia, Porsche Cayenne S, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne, SUV, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Porsche 911, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible


2015 Ford S-Max Revealed, Still Unconfirmed For U.S. Market

First previewed in concept form a year ago , Ford's second-generation S-Max has now been revealed ahead of its world debut at the 2014 Paris Auto Show on October 2. The new S-Max is yet to be confirmed for the U.S. market but during its development prototypes for the vehicle were spotted near Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. The S-Max is a small MPV that sits above the C-Max compact MPV already sold here and the larger Galaxy MPV which is also about to undergo a redesign .


Related Topix: Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Ford, Sedan, Ford C-Max, Lincoln, Lincoln MKZ, Dearborn, MI, MPV

Mercedes-Benz E350 CDI: Mercedes-Benz intensi...

Following its 'Top of Pyramid' product strategy for the Indian customer, Mercedes-Benz India today launched the highly anticipated; 'Intelligent Superpower' the E 350 CDI at its Pune plant. The E 350 CDI is a benchmark product which combines striking design elements, energizing comfort, exemplary safety with Intelligent Drive Systems, unparalleled handling and driving delight.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Mercedes Benz E350, World News, India


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: Convertible, Audi A4, Audi, Sedan, Audi A6, Audi A3, Hatchback


CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back

The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back and the massive prize line-up will be unveiled on Monday morning. This year's lottery has a grand prize package valued at $1.7 million - including a new house in Manotick, a car, cash and groceries.


Related Topix: Lottery, Coupe, Hybrid, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Automotive News

Industry learns to share road with tech giants

But for today's technology giants, it's not a joke. It's the philosophy driving some of their most ambitious business ventures.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Audi A3, Audi, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Chevrolet

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, Sedan, Toyota Camry, BMW X3, SUV, BMW, Volvo XC60, Volvo

The Motley Fool

What's Driving Subaru's American Sales Surge?

Sales of Subaru's Forester have been on a remarkable tear in 2014. What's driving the surge? Source: Subaru.


Related Topix: Subaru, SUV, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Sedan, Coupe, Subaru Impreza, Hybrid, Hatchback, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Automakers, General Motors

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: Ford, Ford Taurus, Sedan, Manufacturing, Automakers, Textiles, Lear Corporation, Hammond, IN


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