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New Lotus Exige S Automatic Quicker Than Manual Model


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Lotus has announced the introduction of the Exige S Automatic, a new model equipped with a six-speed auto with paddle shifters.

Swedish Mag Says AWD Honda CR-V is More Like FWD


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The folks at Teknikens Värld are at it again with SUVs, this time focusing on the Honda CR-V's suspiciously lax all-wheel drive system.

Citroën Says C3-XR Crossover Won’t Come to Europe, Boosts C4 Cactus Production


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Citroën’s C3-XR small SUV will only be offered on the Chinese market, with the French carmaker ruling out European sales of the model. Built in a PSA Peugeot Citroën plant in Wuhan, China, the C3-XR will arrive in local dealerships in December.

VW Confirms CC and Alltrack Variants for All-New Passat


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Volkswagen has officially confirmed that there will be a second-generation CC and a new Passat Alltrack, both based on the all-new Passat for Europe. This is good news and bad news for VW fans in the United States, as they will only get the CC and not the Passat Alltrack.

Ford Cuts Focus EV’s Price by a Further $6,000 on Weak Demand


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It’s no secret that Ford has failed to attract EV buyers with its Focus Electric in the US, and the fact that the automaker has operated a second consistent price cut speaks for itself.

Hyundai Reportedly Mulling Euro Sports car With Global Appeal


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Hyundai is reportedly looking to create a sports car for the European market, but it’s not going to be one to follow in the footsteps of the old fwd Coupe.

In fact, the proper way for it to introduce its new “N” performance badge on a road car would be with something properly sporty, like a road-going derivative of the beautiful Italian-designed Passo Corto concept (pictured).

Porsche Engineering Reportedly Developing 800HP V12 Engine for Putin’s Limo


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It’s no secret that Russia’s president (and sometimes prime minister) Vladimir Putin wants a bespoke limousine to be driven in, after ZIL failed to impress him with their ZIL-4112P prototype.

CR Looks at the Usefulness of Night Vision Tech in Cars


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Night vision in luxury cars is nothing new; it’s been around since the early 2000s on Lexus and Mercedes models. Now, it’s been adopted by an even wider array of manufacturers who’ve also integrated new pedestrian and obstacle recognition tech into it for added capability.

Tesla Could Sell 50,000th Model S by end of October


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Tesla shifted its 25,000th Model S early in January of this year, and it’s taken them another nine months to get close to doubling the figure. Now, it's been suggested that the 50,000th example will reach its owner by the end of this month.

Honda to Kill Euro Accord Next Year, No Replacement Planned


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A Honda executive has confirmed that the Euro-spec Honda Accord will be terminated globally in 2015 without a direct replacement on the horizon.

Want a BMW i8 Now? Greedy eBay Sellers Mark Up Prices from $60,000 to Over $116,000!


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BMW's new i8 hybrid sports car is very hot commodity these days; just look at what eBay sellers are demanding for their allocations.

Nissan Pathfinder Gets New Features, Price Hike for 2015MY


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Completely redesigned just two years ago, the Nissan Pathfinder SUV soldiers on for the 2015 model year with only content updates.

US-Based Trion Supercars Wants to Build 2,000hp Nemesis RR


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We’re wary of taking new companies with little to show and seemingly ridiculous ambitions too seriously, until they show something that proves their capabilities and ambitions can materialize. We do want our skepticism to be proven wrong, though...

Scion Teases New iM Concept for LA Show, Looks Like Toyota's Auris is Coming to U.S.


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Scion has just shared two cropped photos of a new concept car named iM that will have its world premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show in late November.

Daimler to Sell Stake in Tesla but Continue Cooperation


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Daimler has just announced that it is giving up its four percent stake in Telsa Motors, for which it expects a return of $780 million. This, however, won’t affect the two companies continued cooperation, as the partnership has been deemed “very successful” by Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche.

Michigan Governor Signs Bill To 'Strengthen' Ban On Tesla's Direct Sales Model


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Yet another state has clamped down on its dealership laws, as Michigan tries to stop Tesla from opening up a showroom. And even General Motors came out to support the state's actions.

Volvo XC60 and XC90 May Get Polestar Versions


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Polestar may add the XC60 and XC90 SUVs to its lineup of high-performance Volvos, the company’s owner Christian Dahl confirmed.

VW Recalling 1.14 Million Cars in China and the US over Suspension Issues


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Volkswagen has announced it is recalling more than a million cars in North America and China to sort out a potential problem with rear suspension parts.

Basically, All Of The Porsche 918s Are Spoken For


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If you still want to grab a Porsche 918 Spyder, you might have missed your chance while you were debating whether to buy it or a house.

EVs Make up 15% of New Car Purchases in Norway; Nissan Leaf 3rd Best-Seller


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While EVs are struggling to make a difference in the grand scheme of cars sales around the world, Norway is showing us that their large scale use is feasible. The northern European country is loving using electrics sales of which have really taken off.