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Volkswagen unleashes the facelifted 2015 Jetta before New York w/ VIDEO

Volkswagen revealed its teased 2015 facelifted Jetta for the New York Auto Show, which takes on some subtle changes and updates. For starters, the new Jetta receives similarly styled bi-xenon headlights and daytime LED runners as the new Passat, along with an optional trunk lid spoiler for the GLI and Hybrid versions. Overall however, the […]

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Infiniti confirms to be introducing an updated Q70 sedan and QX80 SUV at NYC

Infiniti got on the newsreel to announce that they’ll be bringing some updated Q70 sedans and QX80 SUVs to the New York Auto Show later this week, featuring revisions equating to mid-cycle refreshes. Following Infiniti’s recent nomenclature makeover, the Infiniti Q70 was formerly the M performance sedan while the QX80 was once the QX56. The […]

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Report: Next generation Audi Q5 to go on 100kg diet

New details are beginning to surface surrounding the next generation Audi Q5 crossover, which is supposedly due for a launch sometime at the end of 2016. The new model is described to go on a diet as it gets mounted on top of Volkswagen’s latest MLB modular platform, the same platform destined for the next-generation […]

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Chevrolet reveals 2015 Cruze for New York, boasts 4G LTE hotspot and Apple Siri integration

Chevrolet will be bringing a mid-cycle refreshed Cruze for the world to see at this year’s show at the Javits Center in the heart of Manhattan. To be sold as a 2015 model, the new Chevrolet Cruze sports some revised exterior styling, a redesigned interior, more wireless connectivity such as Apple Siri integration, and OnStar […]

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Report: The Ford Explorer and Expedition could follow the way of the aluminum body

Ford has really been betting on their extensive use of aluminum in their new line of trucks as their selling point for the future, mainly with the F150. The F150 revolutionized the pickup segment by smashing pessimism of skeptics with the next generation all-aluminum bodied model. And to keep the ball rolling, Ford may be […]

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Lexus debuts their first turbocharged car in Bejing, dubbed the NX 200t

There’s a time for everything and this evidently is the time for Lexus, in 25 years, to put out their first turbocharged car. Sure, everyone and their brother is making a 2 liter direct injected turbo four today for reasons of emissions, weight and fuel economy, but what is around the engine is the big […]

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Mitsubishi breaks sales records and reports suggest a new 3000GT

Though this may sound groundbreaking, it really is not. Mitsubishi sold 8,996 autos in March and though they point to the Outlander Sport as a major success story, the reason that they got this boost is that they have ┬ánew economy car available. The Mirage may have only sold 1,499 units compared to the Outlander […]

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Honda confirms new compact SUV for New York

Honda will be bringing a new compact crossover SUV to the New York International Auto Show this year. Not much has been spared in the way of details, just to tease our palettes. But rumors in the past have indicated that Honda may just federalize the Vezel crossover from abroad, for US shores. That said, […]

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Ford unveils 2015 Focus Sedan ahead of 2014 NYIAS, Focus ST coming later this year

This is pretty big news for Ford, which literally pops one of these out every two seconds. Ford’s best selling model is the Focus and they have chosen to drum up excitement for the 2014 New York Auto show by showing off their latest Focus Sedan, which will be at the show. After selling 735,299 […]

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Report: Porsche looking to fight Tesla on the EV front

Porsche’s CEO, Matthias Muller, has made it pretty clear that he’s none too excited by the number of customers that have jumped onto the Tesla bandwagon. Porsche’s Panamera hybrid may be a bit more dear than Tesla Model S, but the two are fighting for the same market. Porsche’s 918 may be miles ahead of […]

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