29 Mar 2015

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Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

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A study of labor costs among foreign automakers in the US shows a ten-dollar gap between the per-hour rates of the domestics and the imports. The difference between the Detroit 3 and their import competition equates to $250 more in labor costs per car for the domestics.

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29 Mar 2015 4:01pm GMT

2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers]

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Autoblog recaps the action from a hot, humid, pass-happy, surprising Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.

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29 Mar 2015 1:37pm GMT

W Motors Lykan Hypersport gets Fast and Furious featurette

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This video featurette in the Furious 7 roll-out takes a look at how the $3.4-million, 740-horsepower W Motors Lykan Hypersport plays into the film's action-filled plot.

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29 Mar 2015 12:07am GMT

28 Mar 2015

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Fortune ranks Mary Barra, Elon Musk among world's greatest leaders

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Fortune's new World's Greatest Leaders list includes a few automotive bosses. GM CEO Mary Barra and Tesla boss Elon Musk are mixed in with people like Pope Francis and Apple leader Tim Cook.

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28 Mar 2015 10:01pm GMT

Ken Block gears up for 2015... sans WRC

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The World Rally Championship will have to do without Ken Block this year as the Gymkhana superstar opts to focus on the US-based Global RallyCross Championship instead.

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28 Mar 2015 8:05pm GMT

Autoblog Video Brunch: Week of 3.23.15

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The Mercedes-Maybach S600, Spira foam car, Tesla Model S hotel, Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and more are featured in this week's video recap.

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28 Mar 2015 5:59pm GMT

Nissan GT-R Nismo crash at Nurburgring kills one spectator

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One spectator at the VLN endurance race at the Nürburgring in Germany this weekend has been pronounced dead after the No. 23 Nissan GT-R went airborne at the Flugplatz section of the track.

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28 Mar 2015 4:28pm GMT

Weekly Recap: Revisting the BBC report that ended Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear run

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We curate the week's events with a focus on Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear. Plus, other news and notes from around the car world.

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28 Mar 2015 4:00pm GMT

Road & Track goes inside Lamborghini's Sant'Agata engine factory

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Ever wonder what goes on behind the closed doors of Lamborghini's V12 engine factory? Here's your chance to find out.

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28 Mar 2015 1:58pm GMT

Quiz: How many ways has Jeremy Clarkson offended people?

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The former Top Gear host has a decade-long history of getting under peoples' skin.

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28 Mar 2015 3:00am GMT

This is what 16 McLaren F1 GTRs sound like on track at the same time

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With only 28 examples made, seeing a McLaren F1 GTR doing what it was made to do is a rare sight indeed. And for the 73rd Members' Meeting, Goodwood brought out 16 of them and put them all on the track together.

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28 Mar 2015 1:00am GMT

What you missed on 3.27.15

Fiat 500C Abarth Automatic reviewed; Jeremy Clarkson won't be charged with assault; Cadillac CT6 will get 34-speaker Bose stereo. Those are Autoblog's top stories for Friday, March 27, 2015.

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What you missed on 3.27.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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28 Mar 2015 12:32am GMT

New Daimler Supertruck boasts incredible 115% mpg improvement

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The Daimler entry into the Department of Energy Supertruck program beats the original goals by 115 percent. The semi uses a massive amount of tech to get an average of 12.2 miles per gallon.

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28 Mar 2015 12:01am GMT

27 Mar 2015

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The Aston Martin Vulcan is bound for the Big Apple

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Showgoers at the 2015 New York Auto Show will get a treat from Aston Martin, as the company is bringing its Geneva stunner, the Vulcan, to the Javits Center.

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27 Mar 2015 11:32pm GMT

'Tomorrowland' movie will advertise Chevy Volt, E-NVs

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt and the EN-V concept car will make an appearance in the Disney movie 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney, opening on May 22. The sci-fi mystery will kick off the ad campaign for the next-generation hybrid.

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27 Mar 2015 11:01pm GMT

Ford CEO Mark Fields takes home $18.6 million

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2014 was a good year for Ford's Mark Fields, who nearly doubled his earnings compared to 2013. Hourly workers, meanwhile, saw $6,900 from profit sharing.

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27 Mar 2015 10:30pm GMT

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Driverless cars to reduce accidents and create UK jobs

Robert Goodwill

News 27 Mar, 2015

New study puts UK at forefront of autonomous tech push with £51 billion economy boost

27 Mar 2015 4:11pm GMT

"What Britain lacks in production volumes it makes up for in state of the art models"

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Opinion 27 Mar, 2015

The UK might be small but we produce some of the world's best cars, says columnist Mike Rutherford

27 Mar 2015 12:20pm GMT

Hardcore Mercedes AMG GT Black Series spotted testing

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News 27 Mar, 2015

More track-focused Mercedes AMG GT spotted testing for 2016 debut, set to go head-to-head with Porsche 911 GT3

27 Mar 2015 10:40am GMT

26 Mar 2015

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Guide to buying a new car

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Features 26 Mar, 2015

With dealers, brokers and car supermarkets to choose from here are our top tips on where and how to buy a new car

26 Mar 2015 11:58am GMT

Car supermarkets guide

Dealer forecourt

Features 26 Mar, 2015

Everything you need to know about buying a car at a car supermarket

26 Mar 2015 11:55am GMT

Car brokers guide

Car dealers

Features 26 Mar, 2015

Our guide the buying a car through a car broker

26 Mar 2015 11:51am GMT

Franchised car dealers guide

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Features 26 Mar, 2015

Our comprehensive guide to buying a car at a franchised car dealership

26 Mar 2015 11:47am GMT

Updated Toyota Rav4 will get hybrid powertrain

News 26 Mar, 2015

Toyota's facelifted mid-size SUV will get a petrol electric hybrid, set for New York show

26 Mar 2015 9:49am GMT

25 Mar 2015

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£600m investment in British industry from Jaguar Land Rover

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News 26 Mar, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a £600million investment across three manufacturing and R&D plants in the West Midlands

25 Mar 2015 5:21pm GMT

Mercedes GLE to debut in New York then tackle the BMW X5

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News 26 Mar, 2015

The ML-replacing Mercedes GLE debuts at the 2015 New York Motor Show with efficiency and tech improvments

25 Mar 2015 5:01pm GMT

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander teased ahead of New York debut

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News 25 Mar, 2015

Mitsubishi's facelifted Outlander SUV will debut at New York show for mid-2015 UK release

25 Mar 2015 3:29pm GMT

“Busy is the best way to describe JLR – it’s a small company that’s growing fast”

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Opinion 25 Mar, 2015

Owners really loved the old Jaguar XF. Now Steve Fowler wonders if the new car can repeat the feat

25 Mar 2015 1:52pm GMT

Ford Focus RS revealed in production colour

News 25 Mar, 2015

New 316bhp Ford Focus RS debuts in new Nitrous Blue production colour scheme

25 Mar 2015 12:55pm GMT

Range Rover Sport HST heading to New York

Range Rover Sport HST

News 25 Mar, 2015

Land Rover reveals new HST Sport will be unveiled at New York show with 375bhp supercharged V6, not coming to UK

25 Mar 2015 12:03pm GMT

Tesla Model X spied in production form

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News 25 Mar, 2015

Tesla's Model X SUV spied with production body for late 2015 release, keeps dramatic 'falcon' doors and four-wheel drive

25 Mar 2015 10:44am GMT

Police to use new photo ID checking tech at the roadside

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News 25 Mar, 2015

Traffic cops will be linked to DVLA database to call up driving licence photos at roadside

25 Mar 2015 9:59am GMT