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The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek priced at $21,595

Earlier this year, Subaru announced to be slightly revising the XV Crosstrek for the 2015 model year and now, they said it’ll cost ya $21,595 for one. For that price, one gets the XV Crosstrek 2.0i, which is $400 cheaper than the outgoing base model. That model still exists and actually climbs in price by […]

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The NHTSA demands a national recall of Takata airbags

The Takata airbag recall is the latest recall issue to hit the news since GM’s massive recalls over the past year. The problem has become so widespread that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a request of nationwide action as they continue to investigate. Due to the rise in finding deaths related to faulty […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The BMW i8 gets named to be AutoBlog’s 2014 Technology of the Year

The BMW i8 is undoubtedly making electric waves through the automotive sphere as of recent and amid the spotlight at the 2014 LA Auto Show, AutoBlog officially announced that the i8 just received their coveted Technology of the Year Award for 2014. Click here for more news on the BMW i8. The award was announced last […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The Infiniti Synaptiq Concept is a serious vision for the future of motoring

One of the underlying themes for the LA Auto Show is the showcase of some of the most futuristic ideas for the automotive industry in the form of what LA calls the LA Design Challenge, where a committee comes up with an annual theme that asks designers to come up with their best interpretation. This […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen HyMotion makes debut

Volkswagen is serious about upping their game in the hydrogen department. First, there was the Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron and now, there’s the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen HyMotion, which was just revealed for the world to see for the first time. It’s based off of a Golf Variant and features a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain with an […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Audi reveals the A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro for LA

Audi released a new version of the A7 that’s ready for production–it’s called the A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro and is Audi’s pitch at a hydrogen fuel cell-powered plug-in A7. It features an 8.8-kWh lithium-ion battery with the plug-in function that can provide go-power for up to 31 miles on battery power. This comes thanks to […]

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Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept

2014 LA Auto Show: Chevrolet reveals new Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo

Chevrolet finally pulled the wraps off of its new Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept for the Gran Turismo Playstation racing simulator. It’s also the closest thing, currently, to the rumored mid-engined Zora ZR1 that’s been rumored for some time now. “This concept is an audacious and ambitious vision – and one that demonstrates to […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Chevrolet teases the next-gen Volt at event in LA

Amid all of the press and exposure going on at the Staples Center this year for the LA Auto Show, Chevrolet sought to get as much of the action as they could by teasing the new Volt at a fan event recently. Chevrolet confirmed on their press site that the new second generation Volt is […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The 2016 Acura ILX gets completely redone for LA

Acura revealed a mid-cycle refreshed ILX sedan for 2016 and the new entry-level sedan moves closer to resembling its larger TLX brother. For starters, the obvious change is to the exterior of the ILX, which gains the same styled LED headlights as the TLX along with similar taillights. Overall, the new ILX shoots for the […]

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