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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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The 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid was updated with some minor changes

Acura’s RLX Sport Hybrid was slightly reworked for the 2016 model year, according to their new press release. Starting at $59,950, you get the same RLX Sport Hybrid as 2015, except it has a new surround view camera, a heated steering wheel, and bi-directional keyless remote start. Power is still provided by the same Honda-sourced […]

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Video: Volvo’s new S80 replacement spied for first time, to be called S90

Volvo’s in the midst of overhauling their entire lineup to make way for a new generation of cars. It first began with the arrival of the 2015 Volvo XC90 crossover, which was the oldest model in the make’s lineup. Next up: the replacement of the Volvo S80, which should be retired to make way for […]

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Recalls: Toyota and Takata expand their recalls by an additional 1.37 million vehicles

Takata has been in the news quite a bit for obvious reasons–so far, they’ve announced the largest safety recall in pretty much all of the history of the automobile. Now, it seems Toyota and Takata officially announced to be expanding the recall by a whopping 1.37 million vehicles. The new list includes the 2003-2007 Toyota […]

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