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Toro Rosso Drivers Could Factor In Red Bull's 2016 Line-Up Decision


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If you're Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, you definitely need to think long and hard about your 2016 drivers line-up, because both Toro Rosso rookies are looking lightning quick.

Alfa Romeo Reportedly Finished Preliminary Work Of Its Upcoming Crossover


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Alfa Romeo has finished the preparation work on its -almost legendary now- upcoming SUV, whatever that means.

New Chevrolet Volt Offers An Official Pure Electric Range Of 53 Miles


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The new generation of Chevrolet’s hybrid Volt has been officially rated by EPA, scoring 106 MPGe and 53 miles of all-electric range.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid Gains Active And Sport Versions In The UK


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Toyota UK added two new versions of its smallest hybrid on offer, the Yaris Hybrid.

What Would You Like To See From The New Clarkson, Hammond & May Show?


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Episodes towards the end of the old incarnation of Top Gear (the last two seasons and the final one in particular) felt like they were mere rehashes of old jokes. They were still pretty good, but nowhere near as fresh as they used to be - say five years ago.

Pininfarina Is Still Hoping For A Deal With Mahindra


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Pininfarina, the prestigious Italian designer and coachbuilder, is struggling under financial strains after negotiations with Indian car manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra failed.

Here’s What Ford Did To The F-150 That Made The Crew Cab Drastically Safer


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Remember the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Ford F-150 crash test videos we posted? This is why the crew cab was so much safer than the extended cab.

Marchionne Believes Maserati SUV Will Result In Renewed Profits


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It’s kind of obvious that the Levante SUV is for Maserati a pure money-making exercise, and not so much a celebration of what the brand really stands for. Sergio Marchionne, the boss of the Fiat-Chrysler group, is reassuring naysayers that he thinks the high-rider will substantially round out their profits.

Dodge Recalls Charger Because Airbags May Go Off If You Slam Or Kick The Doors


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People kicking car doors isn't something you usually encounter, but slamming them is, and if done with excessive force, this could potentially cause the side airbags to deploy on Dodge Chargers.

New MINI Connected App Focuses On Driving-Related Functions


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With the new and improved MINI Connected app, drivers will now have access to more comprehensive features and functions. The new version will be available to download from mid-August.

Audi, BMW And Daimler Buy HERE Maps Jointly From Nokia


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Audi, BMW and Daimler agreed with Nokia the joint acquisition of the HERE mapping service for the price of €2.8 billion ($3.1 million).

Dealer List Suggests BMW M2 Will Get Standard Manual Gearbox, Optional DCT


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A Belgian member of the 2Addics forum, going by the name of Riky, went to his local BMW dealer and asked around for the upcoming M2.

He got quite a bit of information about options and learned that the dealer demo car is set to be delivered in March 2016.

Smart Child Seat Alerts Parents Of Child's Presence In Car To Prevent Heat Deaths


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Child seat manufacturer Evenflo is announcing that its best selling line of products will come with a beeping new feature to tackle hot car deaths. Basically, the child seat has a sensor that knows a baby is in it and it will cause a beep to remind its parents of his or her presence.

Imagining What A Mercedes-AMG GT 4d Coupe Rival To The AM Rapide Could Look Like


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So, there have been some rumors flying around that Mercedes is mulling a four-seater version of the AMG GT, supposedly set to arrive in 2019. In theory, it would be the firm’s answer to the likes of the Porsche Panamera, Aston Martin Rapide S and maybe even the Maserati Quattroporte.

Spyker Exits Moratorium And Merges With Electric Aircraft Manufacturer


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Do you remember Spyker, the Dutch supercar manufacturer - no?

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel Now Within Striking Distances Of Lewis Hamilton


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After winning his second Grand Prix of the season, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel now sits just 42 points behind reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Bin Laden Family Owned Private Jet Crashes Into Car Auction, Four Dead


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A private jet, said to be owned by Bin Laden's family, plunged into a car auction lot near London after overshooting the runway on Friday afternoon.

Amazon Is Paying $250 Million For New Show With Former Top Gear Trio


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You might already know that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May signed a deal with Amazon to produce a brand new car show. Truth be told, the departing Top Gear crew isn’t cheap to get a hold on and Amazon’s $250 million check confirmed that.

Rumor Sees Apple’s iCar Sharing BMW i3 Tech


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According to rumors posted by Germany's Manager-Magazin, that Apple is eyeing the underpinnings of the BMW i3 for its purported iCar.

Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster Said To Debut At Pebble Beach


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One of the hardest, coolest and most awesome Lambos is rumored to shed its roof and premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.