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Report: Saab might have a buyer after all

Saab’s progress into booting back up as a mass-market automaker has been stuck in limbo after the company was originally rescued by National Electric Vehicle Sweden, only to face bankruptcy again because NEVS couldn’t pay off Saab’s current debt. As a result, more filings were filed and Saab was once again was stuck in negotiations, […]

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Recalls: Honda expands Takata airbag recall to 5 million cars

Honda has already begun implementing replacement programs for front driver’s side steering wheel-mounted airbags following numerous confirmed problems and even deaths, all caused by original faulty inflators that turn into grenades blowing up in your face. It’s bad. To make sure Honda does their job to conduct damage control, the Japanese giant just enlarged their […]

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BMW appoints a new CEO, chairman, and head of development

Some big internal upper level changes occurred at Munich where BMW appointed a new CEO, chairman, and head of development, which is important because these people determine the future of BMW. Beginning in May of 2015, Harold Kruger, a 49-year-old mechanical engineer who’s been with BMW since 1992 and on the company’s board since 2008, […]

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White is the go-to color for buyers since 2011

What do you think the most popular color is for new cars every year? Silver? Black? Blue? How about white? Yup, according to PPG, white has been the most popular color for consumers since 2011 and it hasn’t change since. That seemingly common silver actually sits at third place after once being first and black […]

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Report: Toyota is to up the ante with next-gen safety systems in 2016 Lexus RX

The Lexus RX is due for a replacement soon given that it is the oldest model in the lineup after being launched in 2008. And to make sure the next-generation RX is up to snuff with its competition, word is from CARandDRIVER that Toyota’s next-gen safety systems should debut on the new RX. Some of these […]

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Report: Ford working extra hard on F150 Hybrid attempt

Ford is really pushing outside the envelope with the new aluminum-bodied F150 and although it hasn’t quite been living up to the hype, Ford’s still not finished. According to the DetroitFreePress, Ford is even working on a gas-electric hybrid version of the F150. And apparently, Dearborn is working extra hard to make this happen. Last year, […]

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Report: Audi hints at new crossover EV for 2017

Audi’s CEO, Rupert Sadler, recently spoke with Bloomberg, who said Ingolstadt is preparing a new crossover EV for 2017, most likely as a response to Tesla Motors’ incoming Model X crossover. According to the report, this said crossover SUV comes after the R8 e-tron, though it is still currently undergoing research and development. Stadler of course […]

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Volvo details how the 2015 XC90’s T8 hybrid powertrain works

It’s no doubt that the 2015 Volvo XC90 is a technological marvel and automotive piece of excellence. And to showcase some of the technology found on the XC90, Volvo published a release that overviews the functions of every special part on the XC90. Click here for our original post on the 2015 Volvo XC90. Pessimists […]

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Report: Next-gen Nissan Z to have a turbocharged four-cylinder hybrid powertrain

It seems like it was eventually going to happen, but word through the pipeline rolls through suggesting the next Nissan Z could come with the choice of a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine, below the traditional VQ-based V6. But further more, the new turbo-four could even be a hybrid. Japan’s BestCarMagazine received the word and apparently the […]

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Report: Next-gen Audi Q7 to get a plug-in hybrid version with a diesel engine

AutomotiveNews Europe reports the next-gen Audi Q7 could gain a plug-in hybrid version with a diesel engine, according to new sources. The model gets influenced by Audi’s latest e-tron technology combined with the setup showcased on the RS5 TDI Concept. Audi’s development chief, Ulrich Hackenberg, shared some details by saying the hybrid system comes with […]

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