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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo Excited About Racing on Wider Tires


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A few weeks ago when the Strategy Group unveiled their changes for next year, one very exciting aspect was increasing the rear tire width from 360 mm to 420 mm like they had it back in 1992.

VW Tiguan Gets More Powerful Diesels, New Infotainment Systems


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The current generation VW Tiguan is nearing the end of its lifecycle, with a new model expected to debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show before arriving in global markets next year.

Daimler & Qualcomm Announce Strategic Partnership


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Whenever a car company teams up with a tech giant such as Qualcomm, you should expect several enhancements in vehicle mobile technologies, in-car experiences and in this case wireless charging technologies.

It's Official: Lamborghini's SUV Coming In 2018, Will Be Built In Italy


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Lamborghini has finally green-lighted the development of a new SUV with production to take place at its Sant’Agata Bolognese facility in Italy.

New UK Automotive R&D Simulator Center Opens In Hethel


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Featuring one of the world's most advanced vehicle simulators, the new £2 million R&D center in Hethel, Norfolk is officially open for business.

GM Reportedly Built A Corvette Z06 Convertible For CEO Mary Barra


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General Motors CEO Mary Barra is clearly an automotive enthusiast, otherwise she wouldn’t have ordered a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible for herself, would she?

Ford Sets Up Regional Sales Office In Morocco, Promises 7 New Models For North Africa


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Ford has founded a new sales office in Casablanca, Morocco, which will serve as a hub for the North African region. Additionally, the automaker has opened a new purchasing office in Tangier which will more than double the amount of parts purchased from North African-based suppliers.

Volvo Started Shipping China-Made S60 Sedans To The US


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The first China-made vehicle to be officially sold in the United States is the Volvo S60 Inscription, a long-wheelbase version of the S60 sedan that is known as the S60 L in China.

2015 Hyundai Sonata Is First Production Car To Offer Android Auto [w/Videos]


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Hyundai is the first car manufacturer to launch Android Auto on a production vehicle. The operating system is offered on 2015 Hyundai Sonata models equipped with Navigation and offered as a free software update for current owners of the respective models.

Nissan Almost Killed The Maxima In 2011


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Things are looking good for the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima, the automaker’s longest-selling nameplate in the United States.

2016 Shelby GT350 & GT350R Prices Leaked


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An allegedly official guide containing pricing information about the 2016 Shelby GT350 and GT350R has surfaced on the internet. That’s right, we don’t even know the final performance figures that these two track-inspired vehicles boast, but we’re about to learn how much they cost.

Audi Confirms Self-Driving Tech For Next A8


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Audi has been working tirelessly to introduce a set of advanced new technologies into the upcoming generation of its flagship, the A8.

After Securing First Points In Monaco, Honda Switches Focus Back To 'Power'


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With Jenson Button finishing P8 in Monaco, Honda knows they have to turn their focus back to extracting as much power as possible from the power unit.

VW Group Inaugurates New Plant In China For VW And Skoda Vehicles


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The VW Group is expanding its production capacity in China with a new vehicle plant located in Changsha, in the south of the country. Opened by the Shanghai-Volkswagen (SVW) joint venture, the new factory is the VW Group’s 119th global facility and its 20th in China.

Renault Boss Says Dacia Kwid Will Not Happen


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The following statements from Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn may surprise some people, especially in Europe where the Dacia brand represents the low-cost alternative to Renault vehicles.

Nissan To Showcase EV Lineup During UCL Final In Berlin


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Nissan is making sure that F.C Barcelona and Juventus aren't the only ones that are going to put on a show in Berlin during the UEFA Champions League Final.

Car Makers Concerned About EU’s Upcoming Regulation on Diesel Vehicles


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The war on diesel cars is just beginning with the European manufacturers stating their concern over the upcoming EU regulation that will change the way diesel car emissions are measured.

Cadillac’s Upcoming ATS-V+ Will Reportedly Get The Camaro Z/28's 7.0L LS7 V8


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GM has made no secret of the fact that it’s preparing a super Cadillac ATS-V, which could be called ATS-V+. However, we haven’t had too much information about it up until now. Well, Motor Trend has learned some really exciting new details.

Daimler's Bremen Plant Gets €750 Million To Build Next C-Class, Two New Models


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Daimler announced it will invest €750 million ($834 million) in its Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen, northern Germany, as it plans to build two new models there.

Jeep Will Be The First US Automaker To Attend Tokyo Motor Show In Nearly A Decade


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You probably wouldn't know it, but Jeep is actually the eighth-best selling import brand in Japan. The off-road branch of the Fiat-Chrysler group is now looking to make itself even more visible in the island nation by being the first US automaker to attend the Tokyo motor show since before the world-wide credit crunch hit (2007).