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Report: Volkswagen AG apparently considering renaming themselves Auto Union

Australian outlet GoAuto apparently learned that Volkswagen AG executives are mulling the possibility of renaming themselves as Auto Union, the original name for what is now known for modern day Audi. Volkswagen AG has grown to be one of the largest automobile conglomerates in the world with Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well […]

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Kia updates the 2015 Soul with some new options

Kia recently rolled out some changes for the 2015 Soul. Though because it was already redesigned for the 2014 year, the updated are rather minor to ensure the model stays extra competitive. The biggest change is the inclusion of Kia’s new UVO1 eServices Package as an option for the base model, with a variety of tools […]

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Subaru teases new WRX S4 concept via image

Subaru is gearing up for something big as the Fuji Heavy Industries-owned manufacturer released a teaser for a Japanese-only WRX S4 model. According to recent reports, the new sedan is set to debut on August 25th of this year and is most likely a domestic version of the 2015 WRX sedan. The latest 2015 Subaru […]

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Report: Another rumor points to BMW turbo four and supercapacitors for new Supra revival

Another rumor is out from Motoring.com, who claims that the new Toyota Supra successor is set to be revealed in the next few years. BMW and Toyota’s collaboration isn’t news, but everyone seems to be shooting speculation out of their arses, left and right, and this latest development is not much different. For this report, BMW […]

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Aston Martin teases new Lagonda sedan, but nobody except Middle East will get it

Aston Martin has been known to be working on a new Lagonda sedan, rumored as a replacement for the current and soon-to-be outgoing Rapide. Now, Aston actually teased the official model, though interestingly, the British luxury sports car maker said only the Middle East will get the model. It’s said to be a very bespoke […]

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Report: Chrysler could drop 300 SRT over slow sales

A saddening bit of news surfaced for Mopar fans recently as Chrysler is apparently struggling to sell its 300 SRT sedan. As a result, the model could be dropped in the near future, according to CEO Al Gardner. MotorTrend spoke with Gardner who said that only 75 models per month are being sold, crippling the […]

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Report: Audi has no intent to compete against BMW and Tesla in race for EVs

Audi doesn’t seem to be phased by BMW’s and Tesla’s growing battle to produce luxury EVs according to UK’s WhatCar. Instead, Audi still stands by their investments into plug-in hybrid technology since apparently their customers prefer that over normal EVs, according to Audi’s Rupert Stadler, who spoke with the magazine. After some market research, Stadler said […]

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Report: Buick’s future lineup detailed, includes a rebadged version of Opel Cascada

Buick apparently shared plans for its future lineup with AutomotiveNews. In the latest report, Buick is said to be receiving their own rebadged version of the Opel Cascada convertible, in similar fashion to how the current Buick Regal is a rebadged and slightly reengineered version of the Opel Insiginia. The new Buick convertible could be due […]

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Report: A new Bentley Azure and Brooklands apparently in the works

Bentley might be on the path to reviving the Azure and Brooklands models, according to the brand’s CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer. According to a new report from AutoExpress in the UK, the new Azure is to take form as a convertible, like past Azures, while the Brooklands is most likely to be a coupe like the last limited […]

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Report: Chrysler to produce a seven-seat full-size crossover in 2017

Chrysler apparently wants to get a slice of the full-size crossover pie as MotorTrend reports that Chrysler’s brand CEO, Al Gardner, confirmed that a new model is on the way to compete against the Buick Enclave, the Chevrolet Traverse, and the GMC Acadia. According to the new finding, the model will take on a size larger […]

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