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Chevy Volt heads to China as the Buick Velite

General Motors has provided the first glimpse of the Buick Velite, a Chevrolet Volt-based hybrid that will be exclusive... READ STORY

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McLaren open to building three one-off cars annually

The company's Special Operations division wants to ramp up its deep customization program.

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ARC's explosion-prone airbag inflators prompt BMW X5 recall

The campaign is limited to a small batch of just 36 vehicles so far.

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Tesla shows Model 3 release candidate; performance trim in 2018

The executive suggests a performance edition will likely arrive next year, though the Model S will still be king of acceleration.

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NHTSA closes Ford Edge 'door ajar' investigation

The agency will not push for a recall, as the door latches themselves continue to work properly despite an apparent glitch with the electrical sensors.

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GM builds 2 millionth Duramax 6.6-liter diesel V8

The Ohio factory is a joint venture, 60 percent owned by GM and 40 percent owned by Isuzu.

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Despite Trump White House, cleaner cars are coming

The drumbeat for cleaner cars is only getting stronger.

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Ford shows F-150 Raptor Baja 1000 race in 360/VR [Video]

After completing the Baja 1000 in November, the new Raptor is now available in Ford showrooms.

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Ford Performance open to RS-badged SUVs

Ford Performance's top exec believes no one has built a true performance SUV yet.

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Swiss startup previews electric supercar

The yet-unnamed sedan will allegedly hit 62 mph from a stop in less than 2.3 seconds.

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Toyota taps India for Lexus expansion

Toyota is expanding the presence of its Lexus brand by entering the Indian market. The effort to gain traction with wealthy Indians will be spearheaded by two SUVs and a sedan, Automotive News reports, as the company moves to compete with established German luxury automakers.    http://bit.ly/2odPuG1

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Tuner builds 405-hp Abarth 500

A German tuner named Pogea Racing has developed an Abarth 500 with 405 horsepower under the hood. The hottest of all Fiat hatches hits 62 mph from a stop in 4.1 seconds. Just five examples will be built.    

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Chrysler 300 ranks last for safety complaints

A new study finds Chrysler 300 owners are 2.5 times more likely to complain about safety-related issues than the industry average. Autoblog reports the issues include electrical gremlins that cause the car to stall while driving or not start; a few owners even reported exploding alternators.   http://bit.ly/2nj50Tj

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Porsche employees receive nearly $10,000 bonus

Porsche enjoys one of the fattest profit margins in the industry. It's sharing the love by giving about 21,000 of its employees a €9,111 (roughly $9,800) bonus this year.   

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Skoda previews Kodiaq Coupe

Skoda has released a dark teaser shot to preview an upcoming concept named Vision E. The rakish silhouette suggests the show car is a so-called coupe variant of the Kodiaq SUV. The Vision E is expected to debut next month at the Shanghai Auto Show.   

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