29 May 2015

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Xcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3's PDK

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Xcar takes a whirl in the current 911 GT3 to try and ascertain whether Porsche's decision to give it a dual-clutch transmission over a manual was the right one.

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29 May 2015 1:01am GMT

Ram takes out frustrations on Camry

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In case you've ever wondered, the Animal Kingdom can hold its own when it comes to our paltry automobiles.

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29 May 2015 12:16am GMT

28 May 2015

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Crushing 1984 Ford Ranger to make a point about clean cars

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In support of a program to help low-income buyers purchase zero-emissions vehicles, a California politician recently crushed an '84 Ranger at a rally. Arnold Schwarzenegger also blew a car up in support of the initiative.

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28 May 2015 11:30pm GMT

Takata adds millions to recall expansion in US

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.

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28 May 2015 10:44pm GMT

Volvo XC60 safety demonstration goes awry

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A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.

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28 May 2015 9:29pm GMT

Brabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybrid

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Benz tuner extraordinaire Brabus tunes the Mercedes S500 PHEV sedan into the luxuriously high-performance PowerXtra B50 Hybrid, complete with 500 horsepower plugged in and ready to go.

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28 May 2015 8:45pm GMT

We drive the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck

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We test the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck in Dearborn, MI. It's even more fun than you think.

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28 May 2015 8:01pm GMT

Nissan cooks up throwback livery for Le Mans

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Nissan is fielding a third GT-R LM Nismo at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, featuring a retro livery that pays homage to the R90CK that took pole position in 1990.

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28 May 2015 7:16pm GMT

GM invests $175 million in Chevy Camaro factory

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General Motors is investing $175 million in the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant to install new equipment to produce the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.

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28 May 2015 6:32pm GMT

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata shows off perfect 50/50 weight balance

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Mazda shows the perfect 50/50 weight balance of the 2016 MX-5 Miata in a new video, where the car is put on an aluminum balance beam.

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28 May 2015 5:45pm GMT

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

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We test the 2015 Transit Connect Wagon and find it to be a vastly improved, more well-rounded approach to Ford's small, passenger van formula.

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28 May 2015 4:58pm GMT

Honda further expands Takata recall to 340k vehicles in Japan

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Honda is recalling 340,000 vehicles in Japan for a further expansion of its Takata airbag inflator recall. A broadened campaign in the US is also possible in the future.

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28 May 2015 4:31pm GMT

Apple exec says cars are the 'ultimate mobile device'

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An Apple executive believes that cars are the ultimate mobile devices. His statement at a recent conference is only fueling rumors of the tech giant developing an automobile.

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28 May 2015 4:02pm GMT

McLaren won't offer 540C in United States

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Popular demand determines that McLaren will only offer its new Sports Series in the United States in 570S guise, leaving the (relatively) more accessible 540C to other markets.

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28 May 2015 3:16pm GMT

Feds pony up to redevelop historic site for connected cars

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Federal government commits about $250,000 to convert historic factory site to self-driving technology center.

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28 May 2015 2:27pm GMT

GM invests $1.2 billion to build Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra

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The next stage in GM's $5.4-billion factory renovation initiative will see it upgrade the Fort Wayne assembly plant in Indiana that handles production of the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado.

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28 May 2015 1:44pm GMT

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Updated VW Tiguan gets new engines and tech

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News 28 May, 2015

Volkswagen Tiguan SUV now features more powerful and efficient diesel engines, plus new infotainment system

28 May 2015 11:29am GMT

SEAT's Nissan Qashqai rival spied for the first time

SEAT SUV spied front close

News 28 May, 2015

This is our first look at SEAT's new mid-size crossover SUV, due for release in mid 2016

28 May 2015 9:28am GMT

SEAT's mid-size crossover SUV spied - Pictures

28 May 2015 8:27am GMT

27 May 2015

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Volvo On Call lets you control your car from your smartwatch

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News 28 May, 2015

New Volvo smartwatch app can be used to adjust heater settings, check how much fuel you have and more

27 May 2015 3:15pm GMT

“The mark of a great car is the quality of those it has to beat”

Opinion Volvo XC90 vs Land Rover Discovery

Opinion 27 May, 2015

If the new XC90 can beat the brilliant Land Rover Discovery, then Volvo's latest SUV is a very special car indeed, says Steve Fowler

27 May 2015 2:33pm GMT

Hundreds of classic cars set for UK extinction

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News 27 May, 2015

Latest Department of Transport figures show numbers of some legendary classic cars on UK roads are dwindling

27 May 2015 1:46pm GMT

What does your car say about you?

New Audi Q3 2015 driving

Features 28 May, 2015

We use YouGov's Profiler tool to see if associations people make with certain car brands are fair

27 May 2015 12:37pm GMT

What does your car say about you? - pictures

27 May 2015 12:12pm GMT

Is this the car that will save diesel?

News 27 May, 2015

We get behind wheel of the Volkswagen Golf with advanced Bosch mild hybrid tech that cuts diesel emissions and boosts mpg

27 May 2015 11:02am GMT

Is this the car that will save diesel? - pictures

27 May 2015 10:52am GMT

26 May 2015

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Car Advertising Campaign of the Year 2015: VOTE NOW! - pictures

26 May 2015 3:32pm GMT

Toyota planning radical Caterham rival

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News 26 May, 2015

Japanese giant will bring a stripped-back, three-seater Caterham Seven rival to the Tokyo show in October

26 May 2015 12:22pm GMT

25 May 2015

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Audi A8 tech secrets revealed ahead of 2017 launch

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News 25 May, 2015

New styling direction, advanced new technology and electric turbocharged engines confirmed for next-gen Audi A8

25 May 2015 3:28pm GMT

2016 Volkswagen Golf facelift to get gesture control tech

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News 25 May, 2015

VW boss confirms gesture control technology for facelifted Golf hatchback, due late next year

25 May 2015 3:08pm GMT

24 May 2015

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Lamborghini Aventador SV review

Road tests 24 May, 2015

Lamborghini Aventador SV 2015

The awesome Lamborghini Aventador SV might just be Lambo's best car yet

24 May 2015 7:36pm GMT

Autonomous Audi R8 e-tron revealed at CES in Shanghai

Audi R8 E-Tron piloted driving concept

News 24 May, 2015

All-electric, self-driving Audi R8 e-tron takes a bow at CES in Shanghai

24 May 2015 5:02pm GMT