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Recalls: Acura issues recall for 2013-2014 ILX and ILX Hybrid over fire-risk headlights

Acura filed a new recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding the 2013-2014 ILX and ILX Hybrid. In the recent announcement, 14,078 examples were recalled from 2013-2014 over concerns of a fire risk with headlights that could overheat and ignite the car. A stop-sale has also been issued until dealers could repair the […]

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Report: LaFerrari XX to have at least 1,050bhp

Ferrari is known to be working on a super high-performance version of its LaFerrari, supposedly called the LaFerrari XX. Click here for more news on the LaFerrari. And word is via CAR that the new model will sport at least 1,050bhp from a reworked 6.3L V12 and hybrid system–that’s 100hp more than the current model. Should […]

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Report: Next-gen 2016 Toyota Prius could receive optional all-wheel drive

AutomotiveNews reports that the next generation Toyota Prius, due in 2016, could be offered with all-wheel drive and both nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion batteries. After speaking with Toyota’s powertrain head, Koei Saga, this is the latest development for the world’s most popular hybrid. The nickel-metal hydride batteries will be used for the more basic models […]

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Report: Audi downplays R8 Plug-In Hybrid, R8 e-tron will be made to order

Audi was rumored to be working on some seriously electrified versions of the next-generation R8, including the all-EV R8 e-tron and the R8 Plug-In Hybrid. Click here for more news on the Audi R8. But in a new report from CarAdvice, word is that the R8 Plug-In Hybrid is a no-go while the R8 e-tron will […]

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Report: Kia mulling diesel cars in US market

AutoGuide recently learned that Kia might be interested in bringing some diesel passenger cars stateside, after speaking with Orth Hedrick, Kia Motors America’s current vice president for product planning. Though, an entry into our market is not expected for another three to four years. This is attributed to difficulties with different emissions standards between Europe […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz working on e-turbo engines

Australia’s Drive is getting the scoop on some apparent new powertrains with Mercedes-Benz, after speaking with AMG’s powertrain chief, Jochen Martin Schmid, who said the company may be working on electric turbochargers. Recently, Audi was rumored to be working with the same technology as automakers continue to onslaught on fuel economy. “There are many companies […]

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Report: The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be different for US

Mitsubishi has been remaining fairly quiet on the new car front with many of us wondering if they’re going to even last that much longer stateside. In a recent report from AutoBlog, word is that Mitsubishi is still working on an Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle and as of now, the small Japanese automaker is trying […]

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Chrysler adds stop-start to select 200 sedan and Jeep Cherokee models

Chrysler announced to be adding stop-start to some 2015 200 sedans and 2015 Jeep Cherokee models. More specifically, the 2015 Chrysler 200 sedan and the 2015 Jeep Cherokee with the 3.2L Pentastar V6 only will be getting stop-start as standard in order to increase fuel economy. Chrysler themselves only predict modest gains to the current […]

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Volvo confirms 2015 XC90 “T8″ plug-in hybrid with 400hp turbo-four

Volvo is preparing to unleash one of its most crucial and highly-anticipated models: the 2015 XC90 crossover, especially since the current and first generation model has been with us for over 10 years. Despite its age, it remains to be a top and popular choice among the crossover SUV crowd. But the new second generation […]

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Report: Tesla’s new entry-level sedan to share little with current Model S

Tesla has been known to be in the works with several new models to expand its current portfolio. In addition to their highly-anticipated EV crossover, a BMW 3-Series fighter is also in the works. According to a new report from AutoCar, the new Tesla entry-level sedan will share little in common with the current Model S, […]

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