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Report: Mitsubishi’s prepping to replace the Outlander Sport outright next year

For a split second, it almost appeared that Mitsubishi was going to be done for, at least as a competitive automaker in the US, given their lackluster performance both in sales and in their attempts to remain relevant, especially after killing the Evo. But now, Mitsubishi’s seeking to grab a piece of the cash cow […]

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Report: Details for next-gen 2018 BMW 3-Series surface

It may seem like the 2018 BMW 3-Series just came out but in reality, it’s actually been around for quite some time–a little over four years. That means we’re about half-way through through the F30’s generation lifespan of around eight years. That also means a new generation of 3-Series is on the way, and it […]

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Recalls: Takata announces and expands one of history’s largest recalls for faulty airbags

We are in the age of recalls where automobile manufacturers realized it was a bad idea to cut corners and budgets in certain places, and it’s costing them greatly. For instance, we just had the largest single recall ever in automotive history with General Motors and their faulty ignition switches. Now, it seems the Takata […]

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Report: Porsche’s developing a new cruise control to optimize cornering performance

Porsche’s attempting to reinvent the wheel with cruise control by developing a system that optimizes cornering performance. Ok, what does this mean? Well, using cruise control is actually the most efficient way to travel long distances since maintaining a constant speed uses less fuel because there’s less acceleration and deceleration, which uses more fuel from acceleration. This […]

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Report: Cadillac exec even admits the Cadillac ELR was overpriced

The Cadillac ELR seemed like a solid entrant into the luxury world as a new, frugal coupe for the conservative minded, sporting the same platform and drivetrain as the Chevrolet Volt. The only problem was, that most of us knew it was just a gussied up Volt with two doors chopped off and infinitely better […]

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Volkswagen reveals the new Golf GTE Sport Concept at Worthersee

Volkswagen has a tradition of revealing a new concept or two at the biggest Volkswagen fan gathering in the world–the Worthersee Festival in Austria. And guess what they did for this year’s event? They introduced the new Golf GTE Sport Concept, which seems like an updated version of the original Design Vision GTI from 2013. And […]

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Report: Porsche’s new BMW 5-Series fighter could be an all-electric affair

Porsche’s been rumored and known to be working on a new BMW 5-Series competitor, given the fact that they already have the Panamera, which can compete with anything from the Maserati Quattroporte, to the BMW 7-Series, to the 6-Series Gran Coupe, and even the Audi A7. So naturally, it was only a matter of time […]

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Porsche opens up a new experience center at their US home base in Atlanta

Porsche’s are undoubtedly expensive cars not only to own, but to maintain, especially out of warranty. But, if you ever wanted to experience a Porsche with the burden of owning a Porsche, Porsche themselves have something in store for you, if you feel like trekking it all the way to Atlanta, where their US-based operations […]

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Video + Poll: Watch BMW indulge themselves by celebrating 40 years of the 3-Series

The BMW 3-Series is indubitably one of the most iconic cars ever made and it’s impressive already to see that it’s endured over 40 years and six generations. It will enter the seventh when it gets completely redesigned in a few years. Of course, Munich knows this and to celebrate, they released a new promotional video […]

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Report: Volkswagen still seeking a new chairman–time to submit your resumes

If you haven’t been following, Volkswagen’s been in need of some new leadership and management after an interesting debacle in the executive branch of the Wolfsburg giant led to the forced resignation of Mr. Volkswagen himself, Ferdinand Piech. Piech and his wife were forced to step down from their positions after he failed an attempt […]

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