29 Jan 2015

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Hyundai pushes performance in Canadian Super Bowl ad

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Hyundai is the latest automaker to release its Super Bowl ad online ahead of the game. However, many people might miss it because the spot is only playing is Canada during the game. The mix of propulsive music and stylistic shots of the Genesis is one of the more visceral commercials for the event, so far.

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29 Jan 2015 9:58pm GMT

Lexus previews LF-LC GT Vision Gran Turismo

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Lexus lines up next to showcase its Vision Gran Turismo concept with the LF-LC GT seen here for the first time in this pair of teaser images.

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29 Jan 2015 9:30pm GMT

Tony Stewart buys sprint car racing series

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After breaking his leg in a sprint car race in 2013 and fatally wounding another driver in a race last year, Tony Stewart may not be racing on dirt tracks for a while, but he has just bought out one of America's longest-standing sprint car racing series.

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29 Jan 2015 8:58pm GMT

Ford earnings take a dive on investment, slowing sales; workers get $6,900 in profit sharing

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Ford's numbers may have taken a hit in 2014, but as is so often the case, a spreadsheet can't tell the entire story.

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29 Jan 2015 8:40pm GMT

Lots of Land Rovers, Jaguars and Minis actually survived that near-capsized ship

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Many of the 1,400 British vehicles aboard the severely listing Höegh Osaka are being recovered in Southampton, despite spending a month trapped on a sandbar.

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29 Jan 2015 8:20pm GMT

Detroit Auto Show prankster 'damages' hundreds of thousands of dollars of cars

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A prankster gained access to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and made sure to have some fun at the expense of the product specialists. And yes, there's a video.

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29 Jan 2015 7:58pm GMT

Ford Fiesta RS with 250 horsepower mooted

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With the launch of the Focus RS imminent, one of the next projects from Ford Performance might be a matching RS version of the subcompact Fiesta. A report suggests the tiny hot hatch could offer around 250 horsepower and all-wheel drive.

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29 Jan 2015 7:40pm GMT

Here are the safest and most dangerous cars on the road

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New car designs are playing a prominent role in reducing traffic deaths, but the odds of getting killed in a car accident still dramatically vary depending on the make and model of your car.

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29 Jan 2015 7:20pm GMT

Toyota recalls 52k units of 2011-2012 Avalon for potential short circuit

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Toyota is recalling for roughly 52,000 examples of its 2011 and 2012 Avalon sedan because a potential short circuit in the wiring for the audio system's subwoofer may cause a fire.

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29 Jan 2015 7:01pm GMT

Deadly truck explosion at maternity hospital in Mexico blamed on natural gas leak

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An explosion in Mexico City has caused at least seven deaths and 54 injuries, four of which were children, after a truck carrying natural gas sprung a leak while refilling empty tanks at a maternity hospital. Many more a presumed trapped in the rubble.

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29 Jan 2015 6:39pm GMT

Here's what it's like to drive the very first Ford Mustang cop car

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Cop cars are cool. Ford Mustang cop cars are even cooler. That's why Road and Track scribe Zach Bowman sought out the very first Mustang SSP for a must-read feature.

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29 Jan 2015 6:20pm GMT

Confused at the car dealership? Chances are, so's your salesperson

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You remember Rikk Wilde. The Chevrolet regional manager became an immediate sensation last fall when he stammered through his World Series presentation and invoked the now-famous "technology and stuff" catchphrase to describe the automaker's latest offerings. As it turns out, he's not the only car guy struggling to offer more specifics on the newest automotive technology.

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29 Jan 2015 6:00pm GMT

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Suzuki SX4 S-Cross automatic diesel due later this year

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News 29 Jan, 2015

You'll be able to get an automatic gearbox in diesel-powered SX4 S-Cross models from summer 2015

29 Jan 2015 5:32pm GMT

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Watch the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat verify its 204-mph top speed

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Dodge shows that its 707-horsepower, 6.2-liter supercharged V8-powered Charger SRT Hellcat really can reach its 204-mph top speed.

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29 Jan 2015 5:29pm GMT

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2015 Hyundai Genesis to hit showrooms in April

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News 29 Jan, 2015

First details on upcoming BMW 5 Series rival: new Hyundai Genesis will cost from £47,995

29 Jan 2015 5:00pm GMT

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2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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You'll have to look closely to tell the difference, but the Volkswagen Jetta has received a raft of improvements for 2015, and nowhere is that clearer than with the TDI diesel model.

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29 Jan 2015 4:57pm GMT

Kia teases e-AWD Soul concept for Chicago

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Kia is teasing what looks to be a concept version of its Soul with e-AWD ahead its Chicago Auto Show debut. The pumped-up take on the hatchback gets an electric all-wheel drive system and slightly more rugged styling.

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29 Jan 2015 4:40pm GMT

Black cars banned in Turkmenistan?

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A report claims that customs officials in Turkmenistan have begun refusing to clear black cars for import to the country, and vehicle inspectors in the capital won't inspect black cars as an unofficial nod to president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's preference for white ones.

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29 Jan 2015 4:19pm GMT

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Lamborghini Aventador SV: wildest Lambo ever spotted

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News 29 Jan, 2015

Faster, lighter and more extreme Aventador caught completely undisguised ahead of an expected world debut at the Geneva show in March

29 Jan 2015 3:46pm GMT

VW Golf GTD Estate heading to Geneva

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News 29 Jan, 2015

Volkswagen reveals a hot diesel version of the Golf Estate, to rival latest Ford Focus ST Estate

29 Jan 2015 11:24am GMT

28 Jan 2015

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New-look Kia Sportage on the way

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News 28 Jan, 2015

New Kia Sportage crossover spotted out in the open with new look and improved engine range

28 Jan 2015 3:56pm GMT

“Merc, BMW and Audi have had their glory. Maybe, with the XE, it's Jag’s turn”

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Opinion 28 Jan, 2015

With the arrival of the brand new XE, Jaguar is threatening to play the Germans at their own game, says Mike Rutherford

28 Jan 2015 2:56pm GMT

Ferrari FF set for 2016 facelift

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News 28 Jan, 2015

Four-seat Ferrari FF set to get power upgrade, chassis tweaks and new eight-speed gearbox

28 Jan 2015 10:41am GMT

27 Jan 2015

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Futuristic Alpine Vision Gran Turismo concept revealed

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News 28 Jan, 2015

Virtual Renault Alpine sports car appears in Playstation game, plus real-life version hints at brand's return

27 Jan 2015 5:24pm GMT

Mitsubishi's next hybrid SUV to debut at Geneva

News 27 Jan, 2015

Sportier brother of plug-in hybrid Outlander PHEV to appear as a concept at the 2015 Geneva show in March

27 Jan 2015 9:20am GMT

26 Jan 2015

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New Ford Ka spied on UK roads

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News 26 Jan, 2015

Next-generation Ka city car spied undisguised on British soil for the first time, ahead of 2016 release

26 Jan 2015 5:28pm GMT

Stunning cars from multi-million-pound Andrews Collection go on sale

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News 26 Jan, 2015

RM Auctions is set to sell 75 classic cars from Paul and Chris Andrews' amazing car collection in Texas, all with no reserve

26 Jan 2015 12:39pm GMT

Squirrels ate my Toyota! - pictures

26 Jan 2015 11:59am GMT

"Squirrels ate my Toyota!"

Toyota Aygo with squirrel

News 28 Jan, 2015

Croydon motorist suffers repeated repair bills as local squirrels attack his Toyota Aygo

26 Jan 2015 11:51am GMT

Pothole compensation claim made every 11 minutes in Britain

Pothole compensation claims rise after flooding

News 26 Jan, 2015

Councils pay out £3.2 million in pothole damage compensation but approve less than a quarter of all pothole claims

26 Jan 2015 10:12am GMT

23 Jan 2015

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Look out Qashqai! Here comes the Renault Kadjar

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News 26 Jan, 2015

New Renault Kadjar crossover SUV to take on the Nissan Qashqai and Skoda Yeti

23 Jan 2015 5:08pm GMT

Petrol prices hit a five-year low but there's further to go

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News 23 Jan, 2015

Government under growing pressure to help motorists as experts say fuel prices are still too high

23 Jan 2015 4:34pm GMT