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3 min ago | Car and Driver

Dream Cruise: Driving a Brand-New, 50-Year-Old Ford Mustang Down Woodward Avenue

In case you weren't already aware-and how could you not be?-an all-new Ford Mustang has arrived . Like all long-running nameplates such as 911 or Suburban, questions of whether the new Ford pony car will live up to the ghosts of its past dog the latest model.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford, Ford GT, Ford Mustang GT, Traverse City, MI, River Rouge, MI, Autos

4 hrs ago | AutoSpies

SPIED: Naked Toyota FCV Caught Testing In Death Valley

Cars can now drive, park and save themselves from danger, all while using less fuel than ever. Toyota is just about to play a major role in this sci-fi movie with the FCV, the first-ever fuel cell vehicle designed for the mass market.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Autos

5 hrs ago | Motor Trend

2015 Honda Civic Priced From $19,080, Adds New SE Trim

The Honda Civic experienced a considerable overhaul for the 2014 model year, and this year it will welcome another model into its lineup. The 2015 Honda Civic SE will hit showrooms this fall with a handful of technology, convenience, and style upgrades that position it between the base Civic LX and the mid-range Civic EX.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si, Honda Civic Natural Gas, Autos

7 hrs ago | KFVS12

2016 Mercedes-Amg GT, GT S Preview, live photos: Affalterbach's new super coupe

Sleek, stylish, and chock full of heritage, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT has arrived. It's the brand's second bespoke car , and while it shares some of its DNA with the SLS that preceded it, as well as inspiration from Mercedes' racing past, the GT is a car of its own.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Porsche, Convertible, Porsche 911, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz

8 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris: Sharper for the Eyes, Smoother for the Body

Sept. 16, 2014: Bold new exterior cheats the wind Soft-touch interior is roomier, quieter Nine-airbag array includes front seat cushion airbags Segment-exclusive: 3- and 5-door models Yaris Entune Audio standard; navigation available September 16, 2014 2015 Toyota Yaris Product Information 2015 Toyota Yaris Walkaround A bold new look with a distinct European flavor. A new, quieter interior, crafted from improved materials.

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Related Topix: Toyota Yaris, Toyota, Sedan

12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Toyota carrying out tests in Australia that will help deliver quality products for Saudi Arabia

Toyota Motor Corporation has begun a project in which employees put themselves into vehicles to assess vehicle specification plans for future models and provide a valuable training opportunity over vast distances in Australia, which is said to have every type of road in the world. Cruisers, Hilux, 86, Prius, Camry, Corolla and other models for a period of more than 10 weeks to mid-November.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor, Automakers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

India Auto News

Maruti Ciaz production crosses 9,000 units before launch?

A new image has surfaced which claims to be of 9,000 units of Maruti Ciaz sedan, parked inside the Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar, where the car production is currently taking place. With initial response recording over 3,000 bookings within a few days, Maruti seems to be getting ready with a huge number of Ciaz before launch, in order to meet growing demand.

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Related Topix: Suzuki SX4, Suzuki, Sedan

CSP

Guest Opinion: Alt-Fuel Vehicles Remain Uncompetitive

Just how high would retail gasoline prices have to be to make the Chevy Volt competitive with basic gasoline-burning vehicles? A flex-fuel car would require a pump price of $6.90 per gallon; a Volt, $12.50, according to a Lundberg Survey report excerpted below. The report focuses only on claims that alt-fuel vehicles are cheaper to drive.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Toyota, Sedan, Opinion

LongmontFYI

As city expands electric fleet, Longmont driver talks about her car

When/where: 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, 400 Quail Road, near the charging station What: A daylong celebration of electric vehicles of all types, including chances to take test drives and speak with experts Anne Carrico didn't set out to buy an all-electric Nissan Leaf as some sort of grand environmental ... (more)

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Subaru Outback, Wagon, Subaru, Sedan

AutoSpies

Could a TTQ Crossover Be a Reality? Audi Confirms 3rd Body Style For Next Gen TT

The German based automaker Audi has confirmed the development of a third body style of the new TT generation, which should be introduced probably next year. After officially pulling the wraps off the new generation of the Audi TT Coupe, just a few months ago, the car manufacturer will soon introduce the Roadster at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, in early next month, but the development of the TT range will not stop here as the company is planning to introduce a third body style based on the same model.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi, Audi TT Coupe, Autos

ABC News

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta Latches

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received 61 complaints about the doors.

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Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta, Sedan

Automobile Magazine

By Design: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept

Audi has had a line of two-seat sports cars carrying the TT name since 1998, but the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that debuted at the 2014 Detroit auto show really has nothing whatsoever to do with what the world thinks of as sports cars. It's not one, however well it may behave on and off-road.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Audi allroad, Audi, Coupe, Convertible, Audi TT, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen

The Globe and Mail

Plugged in: Electric vehicles coming to Canada in 2015

The all-electric version of Kia's urban compact box arrives in October, and promises 160 kilometres of range, and only slightly less in winter - and this may be a conservative figure, as a brief test drive last March in temperatures just above freezing determined that it was capable of an estimated 193 km. It loses little cargo space to the gas Soul, but will be priced about $8,000 more.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Porsche Cayenne S, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne, SUV, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Porsche 911, Coupe, Convertible

IcLichfield

BMW vs Audi vs Mercedes: we compared the best German cars, but who came top?

Garage comparison site WhoCanFixMyCar.com have put the big 3 premium German brands up against each other, but how did they compare? Car servicing comparison site WhoCanFixMyCar.com have helped consumers save money on almost 44,000 car repairs up and down the country. They work with almost 5,000 garages nationwide, helping around 4,000 drivers repair and maintain their pride and joy every month.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Convertible, Audi A4, Audi, Sedan, Audi A6, Audi A3

Silicon Alley Insider

Exclusive: Nissan Faces Battery Plant Cuts As Electric Car Hopes Fade

In what may also prove a politically sensitive blow to Japan Inc., Nissan would follow Renault by taking cheaper batteries from South Korea's LG Chem "We set out to be a leader in battery manufacturing but it turned out to be less competitive than we'd wanted," said one executive on condition of anonymity. "We're still between six months and a year behind LG in price-performance terms."

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Smyrna, TN

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Glen Rock man charged with assault on Wanaque detective

A traffic stop went awry, authorities say, when the 49-year-old Glen Rock man at the wheel of a Ford Mustang allegedly became enraged and struck Detective Charles Sahanas across the knees while opening his driver's side door, and then allegedly attacked him. Police Chief Tom Norton reports that Demetrio Marra tore off the detective's badge and then physically attacked him during the stop on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Wanaque, NJ, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford

Bangkok Post

Mercedes-Benz unleashes new supercar

New AMG-developed coupe comes in two power guises and is set to cost substantially less than the outgoing SLS in price. Probably, if you purely take into account the rear quarters of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT supercar, revealed here in full for the first time.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Porsche 911, Audi R8, Audi

Car and Driver

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door Driven: a Regular Mini with Five Doors

Although most Mini models to date have had rear accommodations, those seats suggested more practicality than they actually delivered. The latest Mini Cooper hardtop , for example, is about as well-suited to carrying adult passengers in the back as a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe-and that thing doesn't even have back seats.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, MINI Cooper, Mini, MINI Cooper S, Honda, Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta, Ford, Sedan, Ford Fiesta ST, Autos

Mirror.co.uk

Meet the 'Undriveable' who has had 10 tests and 200 lessons - and still hasn't passed

Despite spending A 7000 on more than 200 driving lessons, Lenique Lewis is still yet to pass her driving test despite taking her first test six years ago Trundling at 20 miles an hour around a housing estate may not sound a white-knuckle ride, writes Gemma Aldridge in the Sunday People . Still, as the little gold Ford Fiesta turns on to a main road, I feel my hand tighten around the buckle of my seatbelt.

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Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta, Sedan

Motor Trend

We Hear: Audi TT Offroad Concept Could Become a Thing

A production version of the Audi TT Offroad concept shown at the 2014 Beijing auto show in April could become a thing, a new report from Automotive News suggests. The rumors are fueled by comments made by an Audi spokesman during the press launch for the third-generation 2016 Audi TT .

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Related Topix: Coupe, Audi TT, Audi, Convertible, Autos

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