30 Aug 2015

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Traxxas RC car is so fast it can drive on water

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Traxxas shows how its Slash 4x4 RC car can drive across water and do jumps, thanks to paddle tires and high-speed gearing. And some foam for flotation, just in case.

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30 Aug 2015 8:00pm GMT

Audi A3 gets Virtual Cockpit next year

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Audi will bring its digital, reconfigurable virtual cockpit to upmarket trims of the A3 sedan next year.

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30 Aug 2015 5:59pm GMT

Mazda revamping dealers with 'Retail Evolution'

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Mazda introduces its new dealership design language called Retail Evolution, focusing on a more upscale feel and open-plan spaces.

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30 Aug 2015 4:00pm GMT

Arro app lets NYC taxis compete with Uber [w/video]

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The new smartphone app Arro allows traditional cab drivers in the Big Apple to challenge Uber. The service lets users hail a taxi and pay for it from their phone without ever having surge pricing.

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30 Aug 2015 1:58pm GMT

2016 Toyota Prius: Our best look yet

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Here's an up-close look at the highly anticipated, fourth-generation Toyota Prius.

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30 Aug 2015 6:50am GMT

1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen is a Swede worth remembering on MotorWeek

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MotorWeek remembers one of the last great Saabs in its vintage review of the 1999 9-3 Viggen. This model was the pinnacle of Saab's capabilities, with a powerful engine and special aerodynamics package.

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30 Aug 2015 12:58am GMT

29 Aug 2015

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New Renault Megane coming to Frankfurt

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Renault will introduce a new Megane at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the French company has announced. The new Talisman sedan will also be on display.

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29 Aug 2015 11:30pm GMT

Oshkosh JLTV to rely on GM-sourced Duramax V8

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GM powered the original Humvee, and now the company is chipping in to motivate its successor, with Oshkosh picking the Duramax diesel to power the new JLTV, or Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.

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29 Aug 2015 10:02pm GMT

Renault settles on Lotus, to take 65-percent stake in F1 team

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Autosport reports that Renault will return to F1 as a constructor, taking a 65-percent stake in the Lotus team. A top-team budget and ten-year investment is planned.

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29 Aug 2015 8:29pm GMT

Autoblog Minute: Uber competes with automakers for commuter attention, dollars

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With Uber's IPO rumored to launch sometime within the next 24 months, it appears on-demand commuter services are here to stay. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Autoblog Green's Sebastian Blanco.

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29 Aug 2015 7:03pm GMT

Autoblog Video Brunch: Week of 8.24.15

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All of the Autoblog videos from the week. In one place. Enjoy.

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29 Aug 2015 5:30pm GMT

Weekly Recap: Ford Ranger, 'Dodge' Barracuda poised for returns?

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We curate the week's events with a focus on the return of the Ford Ranger and other famous car names. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.

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29 Aug 2015 4:01pm GMT

China's BAIC looks to invest in Daimler

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Reuters reports that Chinese conglomerate BAIC is in talks to take 'a major stake' in Daimler. If a deal is done, BAIC will be one of Daimler's largest shareholders.

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29 Aug 2015 2:01pm GMT

Autoblog In Cuba: Streets of Havana in hyperlapse

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We take an hour's worth of Havana street-side footage and boil it down into a two-minute snapshot of Cuban driving.

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29 Aug 2015 1:00am GMT

August sales may struggle because of Labor Day

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Look for disappointing August sales figures next week, but try not to worry too much - September will likely be dynamite.

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29 Aug 2015 12:15am GMT

28 Aug 2015

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Chrysler 300 SRT dead in US, updated elsewhere

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The Chrysler 300 might be dead in the US, but it lives on abroad with a new refresh that gives the car a more modern look.

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28 Aug 2015 11:31pm GMT

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Updated Peugeot 3008 to get SUV-like profile

2017 Peugeot 3008 spies front side

News 28 Aug, 2015

Next-gen Peugeot 3008 crossover spied with minimal disguise, showing a fresher design is on the way

28 Aug 2015 3:46pm GMT

VW Golf Cabriolet gets new engines & bumpers

VW Golf Cabriolet

News 28 Aug, 2015

Despite the Mk7 Golf being on sale for two years, VW is trying to keep the Mk6 Cabriolet fresh with some small tweaks

28 Aug 2015 2:46pm GMT

“Maybe if UK had someone like Trump, MG Rover wouldn’t have crashed & burned”

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Opinion 28 Aug, 2015

Mike Rutherford can't get a straight answer on official view on Brit-based car makers building plants overseas and hiring workers there

28 Aug 2015 1:56pm GMT

Government to tackle pointless road signs

Road signs

News 28 Aug, 2015

A new taskforce will reduce the number of unnecessary road signs on UK roads

28 Aug 2015 11:22am GMT

We drive bold vision of Peugeot's future

Peugeot Quartz - front

News 28 Aug, 2015

On the road in striking plug-in Quartz SUV and Exalt saloon concept cars

28 Aug 2015 9:53am GMT

Vauxhall Astra: all you need to know

Vauxhall Astra studio shots - front

Videos 28 Aug, 2015

Vauxhall gives us the tour of its new Astra hatch - set to go on sale in November 2015, priced from £15,295

28 Aug 2015 9:26am GMT

27 Aug 2015

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Smart ForTwo Cabrio coming early 2016

Smart ForTwo Cabriolet - action

News 27 Aug, 2015

The popular Smart ForTwo Cabrio is back, and it'll be available after its Frankfurt Motor Show debut

27 Aug 2015 4:31pm GMT

Mazda 2 Sport Black edition brings sporty styling tweaks

Mazda 2 Sport Black

News 27 Aug, 2015

The new Mazda 2 Sport Black starts at £15,395, featuring new alloy wheels and a roof spoiler

27 Aug 2015 11:04am GMT

How to value your car: the complete guide

Ford Fiesta best selling car ever

Tips & advice 27 Aug, 2015

It's not always easy to check your car's value when you want to sell, so here's our helpful guide

27 Aug 2015 10:28am GMT

26 Aug 2015

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Hyundai's hot 'N' division previews future performance cars

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News 26 Aug, 2015

Hyundai will cause a stir at Frankfurt with the launch of the 'N' performance sub-division and two new concept cars

26 Aug 2015 3:55pm GMT

“The electric car is being stalled by a lack of charging network”

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Opinion 26 Aug, 2015

It's not range anxiety, but charging anxiety that's stopping electric cars really taking off, says Steve Fowler

26 Aug 2015 2:04pm GMT

UK Plug-in Car Grant extended to February 2016

Toyota Prius plug-in 2013 plug

News 26 Aug, 2015

The £5,000 grant for plug-in vehicles has been extended for an extra three months by the Government

26 Aug 2015 12:26pm GMT

Efficient Skoda Superb GreenLine gets over 75mpg

News 26 Aug, 2015

Skoda reveals most efficient model in new Superb range heading to Frankfurt Show, with 76.3mpg promised

26 Aug 2015 11:57am GMT

Facelifted Alpina D3 gets new look inside & out

News 26 Aug, 2015

Alpina applies updates from the 2016 3-Series range to its hot diesel D3 Bi-Turbo, set to go on sale after Frankfurt reveal

26 Aug 2015 11:29am GMT

New 2016 Alpina D3 revealed - Pictures

26 Aug 2015 10:55am GMT

Trust Nissan with your car’s next service

Nissan Qashqai - front action

Sponsored 26 Aug, 2015

Approved quality parts, trained technicians and a video of the service are just some of the benefits when you use a Nissan main dealer.

26 Aug 2015 10:47am GMT