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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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The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze also goes on a diet, gets a handsome exterior

Chevrolet seems to be having a field day this week with reveals, after revealing the new Camaro Convertible not too long ago. We say this because they just pulled the virtual sheets off of the all-new 2016 Cruze as well. And like the Camaro before it, the Cruze gets some serious solid looks goin’. The […]

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Infiniti confirms the reveal of the production Q30 Concept

Infiniti’s been known to be working on a production version of their Q30 Concept, which is designed and being built to compete with the likes of the Audi A3, the new BMW 1-Series, and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and to a lesser extent, the Buick Verano, and the Acura ILX. Now, the Japanese automaker officially confirmed […]

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Porsche completes production of the 918 Spyder

Porsche recently confirmed to have completed the production run of the flagship 918 Spyder, in a press release. Yup, that time has come and if you were hoping to snag a 918 Spyder brand new from the factory, unfortunately, that opportunity has passed. In fact, it passed long ago when all 918 units were spoken […]

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Report: Fisker Automotive may be ready to reenter the game

Remember Fisker Automotive? The other luxury EV competitor to the Tesla Model S? Well, after dealing with startup mismanagement and bankrupty, as well as corruption on a number of fronts, Fisker was bought and restructured by Chinese holding firm, Wanxiang. And now, they’re reportedly just about ready to startup their operations once again. According to […]

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Report: A Toyota USA executive arrested in violation of drug laws in Japan

A Toyota USA executive was recenty involved with a run-in with the law in Japan. According to AutomotiveNews, Toyota USA’s global communicaiton chief, Julie Hamp, was arrested in Japan for violating drug laws after trying to import her perscription Oxycodone pills into Japan by mail. And in Japan, that’s a big no-no, hence the arrest. […]

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J.D. Power releases 2015 Initial Quality Survey, Korea and Europe dominate, Japan lags behind

Every year, J.D. Power and Associates release their annual car surveys, which help set the standard for initial build quality and reliability of new cars, while measuring how well each manufacturer does with their quality control. This is called their renowned Initial Quality Survey, which takes into account how many problems per 100 new vehicles […]

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Chevrolet highlights how they put the new generation 2016 Malibu on a diet

When the 2015 New York International Auto Show rolled around in April, Chevrolet brought a new ninth generation Malibu to show off. The result was a completely new car from the ground up, new styling and all. But further more, Chevy put the new Malibu on a pretty extensive diet to help boost fuel economy, […]

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Recalls: Honda expands recall with Takata similarly like Toyota

Honda is one of the hardest hit automakers in the latest recall, which also happens to be the largest in automotive history. Yea, the one involving the Takata airbags. Well, similarly to Toyota, who just expanded the recall to more cars, Honda did the same in the US, according to one of the more recent […]

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Audi sets some new diesel records

Audi likes to be a pioneer, especially in diesel tech and as a result, the Ingolstadt-based automaker announced to have set some new records in Europe with their fine line of oil burners. According to Audi, several records were set with their latest RS5 TDI and their A6 TDI. We begin with the A6 TDI, […]

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