Sep 28, 2016

2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017

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2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017

The new Jeep Compass has begun production in Brazil where it go on sale later this year. US models will come from Mexico, with sales starting in Q1 2017.

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Sep 27, 2016

2016 Nissan Navara EnGuard concept: Equipped to save lives off road

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2016 Nissan Navara EnGuard concept: Equipped to save lives off road

Based on the Nissan NP300 Navara Tekna double cab, the EnGuard is an off roading pickup with the lots of advanced life saving technology on board.

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Sep 27, 2016

Jeep etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

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Jeep etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

Jeep, with its range of off-roaders and crossovers, is arguably the jewel of the Fiat Chrysler empire, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 27, 2016

Vauxhall etymology: What does its name mean?

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Vauxhall etymology: What does its name mean?

Vauxhall is GM’s mainstream passenger car brand in the United Kingdom, but what does its name mean and where did it come from?

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Sep 26, 2016

2017 Nissan Sentra: Starts at $17k, SR Turbo is $22k

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2017 Nissan Sentra: Starts at $17k, SR Turbo is $22k

The US 2017 Nissan Sentra range starts at US$16,990 for the base S with a 1.8-liter I4, and ends with the SR Turbo at US$21,990.

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Sep 26, 2016

Opel/Buick/Holden Cascada etymology: What does its name mean?

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Opel/Buick/Holden Cascada etymology: What does its name mean?

The Opel Cascada (also sold as a Buick, Vauxhall and Holden) is a pretty little four-seat soft-top convertible, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 25, 2016

2018 Chevrolet Equinox: New smaller, all turbo SUV coming Q1 2017

2018 Chevrolet Equinox: New smaller, all turbo SUV coming Q1 2017

The third generation Chevrolet Equinox is smaller, a lot lighter, and has an all turbo I4 engine lineup for the US, including a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel.

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Sep 25, 2016

Seat etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

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Seat etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

Now owned by Volkswagen, Seat is Spain’s only native, large scale car maker. Ever wondered what the letters in its name means? Find out the details here.

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Sep 25, 2016

Geely etymology: What does its name mean?

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Geely etymology: What does its name mean?

Although Geely owns both Volvo and London Taxis, its not a household name in West. What does its name mean, if anything?

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Sep 24, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain: Raised wagon not coming to US

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain: Raised wagon not coming to US

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain soft roading wagon will go on sale in Europe during the spring of 2017, but won’t be coming to the US.

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Sep 24, 2016

Kia etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

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Kia etymology: What does its name mean? What do its letters stand for?

Controlled, but not fully owned, by Hyundai, Kia has a strong range of affordable and attractive cars, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 24, 2016

GMC etymology: What does its name? What do its letters stand for?

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GMC etymology: What does its name? What do its letters stand for?

GMC trucks and SUVs are sold in North America, often in dealerships shared with Buick, but what do the brand’s letters stand for and what is its history?

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Sep 24, 2016

Nissan Tsuru etymology: What does its name mean?

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Nissan Tsuru etymology: What does its name mean?

For many years the Nissan Tsuru, basically a B13 Sentra, was the best selling car in Mexico, but what does its name mean, if anything?

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Sep 23, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: US$37,495 price, 238mi (383km) range confirmed

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt: US$37,495 price, 238mi (383km) range confirmed

Chevrolet has confirmed that the new Bolt EV will have a base MSRP of US$37,495, and EPA rated range of 238mi (383km) with a fully charged battery.

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Sep 23, 2016

Volvo etymology: What does its name mean? What is it named after?

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Volvo etymology: What does its name mean? What is it named after?

Volvo is famed for its focus on safety and, back in the day, for its sharp-edged set square styling, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 23, 2016

Nissan etymology: What does its name mean?

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Nissan etymology: What does its name mean?

Nissan is one of the most popular Japanese car brands, but what does its name mean? Do its letters stand for anything in particular?

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Sep 22, 2016

2016 Toyota Probox, Succeed update: Now with camera, radar safety kit

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2016 Toyota Probox, Succeed update: Now with camera, radar safety kit

The Toyota Probox and Succeed twins have been given a small update, with the Safety Sense package including radar and camera now standard in Japan.

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Sep 22, 2016

Ford etymology: What does its name mean? Who was it named after?

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Ford etymology: What does its name mean? Who was it named after?

Ford is one of the world’s most popular car brands, but who or what is it named after? Do we even need to ask this? Surely everyone knows, right?

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Sep 22, 2016

Cadillac Escalade etymology: What does its name mean?

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Cadillac Escalade etymology: What does its name mean?

The Cadillac Escalade is popular with rappers, livery drivers, and anyone who wants an old fashioned but luxurious SUV, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 21, 2016

The Grand Tour: Clarkson, Hammond, May’s Amazon show debuts Nov 18

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The Grand Tour: Clarkson, Hammond, May’s Amazon show debuts Nov 18

The Grand Tour, the new motoring show from former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will debut on November 18, 2016.

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Sep 21, 2016

Ferrari etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Ferrari etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Amongst car fans and casual observers, Ferrari is one of the most storied and illustrious names in the automotive world, but who or what is it named after?

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Sep 21, 2016

Saturn etymology: What does its name mean? What is named after?

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Saturn etymology: What does its name mean? What is named after?

Saturn was established to take the fight to the Japanese brands with small cars, and no pressure dealers, but where did its name come from?

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