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Next-Gen Nissan Titan’s V8 Diesel to Feature Clever Sequential Twin Turbo Setup


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We already knew the next generation Nissan Titan, due to be revealed at the 2015 Detroit motor show, was going to get Cummins V8 diesel power. A previous report announced the availability of the 5.0-liter unit, though that’s where details about it stopped.

Toyota Explains its Most Iconic Model Names


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Toyota and the Japanese in general are known for being notoriously bad at naming their cars, though most of that's in the past now...

We’re sure you already have a dozen examples that you want to share with us. However, what are the origins of their most popular models’ names?

Revamped Veloster Reportedly Gets New 7-Speed Dual Clutch Gearbox


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Up until now, we’ve seen scoop pics of the facelifted Veloster that’s due to debut at next year's Detroit or Chicago auto show. Surprisingly, though, Hyundai had managed to keep a tight lid on any leaks regarding the car’s specs.

Miami Beach Cop Verbally Bashing Young Biker Under Investigation


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The Miami Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation on Officer Kenneth MacLeod who was filmed screaming expletives at young motorcyclist Albert Valdes.

Call The National Guard! 12 Patrol Cars Chase Slow-Moving Moped…


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Twelve - that's how many police cruisers we counted pursuing a man riding a slow-moving moped in Norton Shores, Michigan!

Renault Says the Eolab PHEV Would Be Priced Similarly to a Clio dCi if Built


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Renault’s ultra fuel-efficient Eolab concept revealed at this year’s Paris Auto Show would not be more expensive than a diesel-powered Clio, a company official revealed.

Peugeot 308 GTi Will Reportedly Get 270PS Engine from RCZ R


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It’s not the most surprising report, but it surely is good news for fans of Peugeot hot-hatches: the upcoming 308 GTi will likely have a 270PS (266hp) engine.

US Grand Prix Will Feature the Smallest F1 Grid in a Decade


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Things in Formula 1 happen fast- real fast. Mind you, in this case we’re not talking about the speed of the cars but the fact that not one, but two F1 teams disappeared between two races.

Reborn Lister Wants to Make This Hypercar


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Only a year after it came back to life with the re-launch of the Jaguar D-type-inspired 'Knobbly', Lister has plans to build a new "hypercar" with which it hopes to return to Asian and North American markets.

Skoda Extends AWD Availability to Octavia Sedan


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The Skoda Octavia sedan (technically a liftback as the automaker reminds us) is also available with four-wheel drive, as up until now only the estate offered this option.

UK’s Least Reliable Car Would Have M5 Engine, RS6 Suspension and Jeep Gearbox


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The hideous car in the photo is a mash-up of the UK’s least reliable cars according to automotive specialist Warranty Direct. Dubbed “Horrific 40RR0R”, it’s the UK’s nightmare car, as it costs an average £550 when it breaks down every other month.

VW Plans to Electrify China With More Than 20 EVs


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Due to the heavy pollution it is facing, China is promoting the use of electric cars by introducing incentives and more strict emission rules.

Ford Confirms 2016 Explorer Facelift for LA Auto Show


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Ford has announced that we'll get our first official look at the redesigned 2016 Explorer at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19. The revamped mid-size SUV will go on sale in the first half of next year.

Chrysler Quality Chief Resigns Following Reliability Study


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Apparently no one was unhappier about showing how Fiat and Chrysler's cars did in Consumer Reports' 2014 reliability study than Fiat-Chrysler.

Opel/Vauxhall to Replace Meriva, Zafira MPVs With PSA-Co-Developed Crossovers


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It seems Renault is not the only mainstream manufacturer ditching its conventional MPVs in favor of something of a more crossover-esque orientation. We learn that Opel/Vauxhall will be doing the same with two of its familiar people movers, the Meriva and Zafira - this confirms a previous report.

More Details About 2016-Bound All-New Land Rover Defender


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For a vehicle that's coming up soon, details on the new Land Rover Defender are surprisingly sparse. We know it will most likely feature an aluminum frame and a modern design that’s already been signed off, as well as the fact that it will be “rugged and attainable.

Fiat-Chrysler to Spin Off Ferrari Into a Separate Company


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Rapid developments are taking place at Ferrari with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announcing on Wednesday plans to spin off the supercar maker into a separate entity.

Report Says BMW 4-Series-Rivaling Mazda6 Coupe Coming in 2016


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The Mazda6, in both sedan and estate guises, has been somewhat of a revelation for the Japanese brand – it’s a much liked model in the class. However, a third variant always felt like it was missing: a coupe, but it seems that that too is coming, in 2016, according to a recent report.

Highlander Cop Erupts After Young Biker Tells Him "God Bless You" [NSFW]


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A Miami Beach police officer was filmed going on an authoritarian power-trip after pulling over a young motorcyclist.

A Look Back at the Skoda Felicia at its 20th Anniversary


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For our readers based in central and eastern Europe, the Skoda Felicia needs no introduction. For others, though, it must be said that the Felicia was the first model completely developed by the Czech carmaker under the leadership of Volkswagen Group who had taken a 30 percent stake in Skoda in 1991.