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Report: Jaguar-Land Rover don’t believe in autonomous cars

One of the future prospects for the automobile industry is the recent push for autonomous driving technology, which is obviously causing quite the buzz. But in the point of view and perspective of Jaguar-Land Rover’s R&D chief, Wolfgang Epple, J-LR doesn’t approve of autonomous driving technology because they don’t consider the occupants inside the car, […]

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Report: Jaguar’s new F-Type SVR could sport all-wheel drive only

A new report is in regarding Jaguar’s new high-performance variant of the F-Type–the highly anticipated SVR. According to the new report, CAR Magazine learned that Jaguar could be giving the F-Type SVR all-wheel drive after some of their staff caught sighting of some recent test mules. In addition to the all-wheel drive system, you can expect more […]

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Lexus reveals the new IS 200t for Europe, should come to our shores next year

Lexus and Toyota are in the midst of rolling out a new 2.0L turbocharged engine for some of its base models. This engine is actually available on the new NX compact crossover and just recently, it was made available for the IS in Europe. That means in a matter of time, the current base IS […]

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Report: Next-gen Scion FR-S could use Mazda Miata MX-5 platform

Some news is floating in about the next generation Scion FR-S, which Australia’s Motoring says could use the new Mazda Miata MX-5’s platform as a starting point. This seems possible since the Scion/Subaru/Toyota trio don’t seem to be selling as well as the brands anticipated. They want to keep the car around, but could use the […]

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McLaren announces new plans for entry-level Sports Series at Goodwood

McLaren seized the moment at Goodwood this year to announce the launch of their new Sports Series lineup, or a line of cars that take the role of being McLaren’s entry-level line of cars. All the cars designated to populate the line are expected to be revealed over the course of the next two years, […]

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Spy Shots: The next-gen Cadillac SRX replacement spied on the street

A Jalopnik reader apparently spotted the next-generation Cadillac SRX in the streets of New York, which totally makes sense given that Cadillac’s been relocating to New York. The new SRX successor is called the XT5 and judging by its spy photos, it gets new sheetmetal all around, but it doesn’t look to be much of a […]

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Nissan ups the Juke-R’s ante with a version 2.0, at Goodwood w/ video

Nissan did the unexpected with their original Juke-R, an extremely limited production and special edition of the Juke, which sports the Nissan GT-R’s powertrain and drivetrain, complete with all-wheel drive and the hand-built 3.8L twin-turbocharged V6. Now, Nissan revealed a follow-up to the crazy Juke-R with the Juke-R 2.0, but it literally does not have a 2.0L […]

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Ford boasts their new worldly Focus RS comes packed with 345hp w/ video

Some of the biggest news to come from Dearborn was the introduction of the all-new worldly Focus RS, that’s finally being sent to US shores to join our hot-hatch wars. But one thing Ford failed to disclose at the reveal of the Focus RS was its power ratings. The last Focus RS had 301hp and […]

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Report: Stanford University reveals new method of extracting hydrogen from water w/ video

Because the automobile industry is under constant pressure to find a way to better propel cars in a manner that’s less damaging to the environment, scientists and engineers outside the auto industry are looking for ways to improve infrastructure to support new technologies, such as electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered vehicles. Speaking of which, with everyone […]

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Report: BMW may defy all claims with an M Performance 7-Series

Over the years, one of the many questions consistently raised at BMW was whether or not they’d change their mind about making an M-based 7-Series. And for as long as the 7-Series has been around, the answer to that question was that BMW believed the 7-Series’ position as a full-size luxury sedan didn’t match with […]

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1939 Chevrolet Sales News Volume 7 Number 33 Detroit Industry News September 15
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