Archive | 2014

Report: A new Lincoln Navigator due in two years

The Lincoln Navigator is apparently due for a completely replacement, despite the fact that it was redesigned and heavily refreshed for the 2015 model year. Click here for more news on the Lincoln Navigator. In a recent report from AutomotiveNews, the biggest change is the adaptation of a body made entirely of aluminum, following in the […]

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Report: Ford working on a Toyota Prius competitor

Ford is in the rumor mill by way of Reuters, who recently learned that the Dearborn-based automaker is seeking to build a dedicated hybrid model to compete directly with the Toyota Prius. Reuters apparently spoke to “company insiders,” who leaked information by saying it would be introduced in late 2018 and the new model will solely […]

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Report: Some details on the 2016 Chevrolet Volt surface

AutoBlog recently conducted a rundown of what’s currently known for the next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt. The new model is due at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show early next year and is promised to be more fuel and electrically efficient, according to GM’s executive vice president, Mark Reuss. The current Volt is rated at the equivalent […]

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Report: The Tesla Model X predicted to outsell competition of premium SUV market

Tesla’s new Model X crossover is making a big impression–so big in fact, that Morgan Stanley predicts the new Model X could do some serious damage to the competition in the premium SUV market segment. Check out more news on the Tesla Model X. According to The Los Angeles Times, the new Model X is even expected […]

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Report: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid delayed for technical issue

Acura was on schedule to launch its anticipated RLX Sport Hybrid but after a technical issue, Acura’s senior vice president, Mike Accavitti, confirmed the model is delayed. After speaking with Wards Auto, specifics weren’t disclosed by Accavitti, though he said that “it just hasn’t met with our expectations yet.” Speculation suggests there is a problem with the […]

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Report: Rolls-Royce CEO confirms development of SUV crossover

Rolls-Royce has been known to be working on a new SUV crossover now that Bentley is working on their own. Additionally, SUV crossovers are high on the demand, which further bolsters both Bentley’s and Rolls’ venture into the segment, despite being rather blasphemous to the brand’s image. And after speaking with Rolls’ CEO, Törsten Müller-Ötvös, AutoGuide heard from the […]

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Report: Cadillac’s SRX to get a complete makeover for new generation

The current second generation Cadillac SRX has been with us since 2009 and is soon due for a replacement. Supposedly confirming the arrival of the third generation model is Cadillac’s chief engineer, Dave Leone, who spoke to Bloomberg recently. The new next gen SRX is scheduled for a launch sometime in late 2015 as a 2016 […]

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Report: A Subaru Tribeca successor still a possibility

Cars.com heard through the grapevine that Subaru is still working on a follow-up generation to the current Tribeco crossover, after speaking with the brand’s product communications director for American operations, Dominick Ifante. “We are actively working on a next-generation three-row crossover,” Infante supposedly said. It’s still in the planning stage, but should all go well, the […]

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Report: Cadillac mulling subcompact sedan below ATS

Subcompact luxury sedans are growing in popularity, thanks to offerings like the Mercedes-Benz CLA, the BMW 1-Series, and the Audi A3. Infiniti and Lexus are also supposedly developing their own to join the newly established market and now, Cadillac apparently wants to follow with their own version. According to CARandDRIVER after speaking with Cadillac’s marketing chief, […]

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Report: Mazda apparently developing diesel-hybrid system

Mazda is reportedly working to innovate the traditional hybrid system by developing a new diesel-based powertrain. Not much is known, though The Japan News reports Mazda’s diesel-hybrid system is destined for Asia and Europe only and could be available as early as 2016 in the Mazda3, also known as the Axela in Japan. Thanks to the use of […]

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