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2 hrs ago | West Australian

Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks

Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks.

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Related Topix: Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

7 hrs ago | Autoblog

Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Subaru Impreza, Hatchback, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Subaru, SUV, Sedan, Autos

10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Ford names new leaders for Lincoln, engineering

Ken Washington will become Ford's vice president for research and advanced engineering, succeeding Paul Mascarenas who is retiring Oct. 1 as chief technical officer and head of research and advanced engineering.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC, Lincoln MKZ, Sedan, Marketing

10 hrs ago | The Car Connection

2015 Chevy Volt, 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat, Nissan Self-Driving...

From The Car Connection : 2015 Chevrolet Volt Review The 2015 Chevrolet Volt, now in its fifth model year, remains the first-ever high-volume electric car from General Motors.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Auto Dealers, Cadillac, SUV, Coupe, Cadillac SRX, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Sedan, BMW, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

12 hrs ago | Automotive News

Buick Regal, Volvo S60 join Consumer Reports' list of top upscale, sports sedans

The Buick Regal, refreshed with a revamped powertrain for 2014, now ranks among the top upscale sports sedans tested by Consumer Reports , just behind the BMW 328i but high enough to easily top the magazine's road test scores for the Cadillac ATS and CTS sedans.

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Related Topix: Volvo S60, Buick, Coupe, Buick Regal, Volvo, Sedan, BMW, BMW 328i, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz

13 hrs ago | KFVS12

SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans for the first time ever

For many years, SUVs and crossovers have been strong sellers in the U.S. -- heck, they're one of the reasons that Volkswagen hasn't been able to keep up with its competitors.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Tahoe, SUV, Chevrolet

15 hrs ago | Jalopnik

The Feds Have Fired Nobody For Handling Of GM Recall

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important - all in one place every weekday morning.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Buick Regal, Buick, Sedan, Autos

17 hrs ago | Wired

Why It Took So Long for the World's Fiercest Supercars to Go Hybrid

Bugatti's next car will be a hybrid . It's not surprising that the proud manufacturer of the Veyron Super Sport , the king of all excessive automobiles, is taking a route that makes most people think of the dinky eco-mobiles and their self-satisfied owners.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electronic, Coupe, McLaren P1

18 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

US electric sales continue to expand

While battery electric cars, hybrids and plug-in hybrids have not yet triggered the expected green transportation revolution; data shows the segment's sales continue to grow steadily.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Automotive News

Selling vehicles for export angers automakers, but is it illegal?

When U.S. Secret Service agents showed up at Jaguar Land Rover Cincinnati, a customer wearing a T-shirt and shorts who claimed to be a wealthy energy broker was about to buy a Range Rover with a cashier's check for $93,005.

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Related Topix: Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover, Land, SUV, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, BMW X6, BMW, Autos

Autoblog

BMW 5 Series wagon makes incognito grocery run by way of the 'Ring

With a debut in 2009, it's high time that BMW delivered the world with the standard mid-cycle refresh of its popular 5 Series .

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Related Topix: Wagon, Sedan, BMW 5 Series, BMW, Autos

The Washington Post

Tesla Idles California Plant to Retool for Electric SUVs

Tesla Motors Inc. , the youngest U.S. carmaker, halted production at its sole assembly plant for the first time for a revamp the company said is necessary to speed Model S output and prepare it to make electric crossovers.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Fremont, CA, Robots, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Electric Vehicle

Autoblog

Leno lives the lowrider life with a pair of Chevy Impalas

Jay Leno gets low in his latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage by showing off two custom lowriders based on a pair of '60s Chevrolet Impala classics and talks to some experts in the field.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Autos

Autoblog

2015 Ford Expedition

While the tide of bigger-is-better SUVs has been in recession since, well, the recession, fullsize utes are still very much with us.

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Related Topix: Ford, SUV, Ford Expedition, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet, GMC Yukon, GMC, Ford Expedition EL, Ford F-150, Truck

The Motley Fool

Is Ford's Lincoln Overthrowing General Motors' Cadillac?

Despite the rough winter, U.S. auto sales are modestly higher in the first half of 2014, up 4.3% from year ago figures.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac XTS, Cadillac ELR, Lincoln, Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKS

INAUTONEWS

Mercedes-Benz MLC spied once more

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz MLC has been spied once again and it is still wearing a lot of camouflage on its body.

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Related Topix: Mercedes-Benz M-Class, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, BMW X6, BMW

Journalgazette.net

Crossovers gaining in popularity

SUVs, including crossovers, accounted for 36.5 percent of U.S. new-vehicle registrations this year through May, compared with 35.4 percent for sedans, the IHS Inc. unit said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Ford, SUV, Ford Expedition, Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, Nissan Rogue, Nissan, Southfield, MI, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit News

Websites ease car-buying process

Websites and phone apps are helping vehicle buyers gain insight before they step inside a showroom.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, TrueCar

Examiner.com

The 2014 Lexus ES 300 hybrid: To the victor go the spoils

There will come a time when we will look across the quiet battlefield at the remnants of the war just past.

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Related Topix: Lexus ES 300, Sedan, Lexus, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Lexus ES 300h, Lexus ES, Lexus ES 350, Wagon, Toyota Camry

The Miami Herald

Free rides in fast lanes coming to an end for hybrid drivers

The Florida Department of Transportation plans to end free rides for registered hybrid vehicles using the I-95 express lanes in 2017.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

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