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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Sep 20, 2016

2016 Honda Freed: second-gen 5 or 7 seat minivan available now in Japan

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2016 Honda Freed: second-gen 5 or 7 seat minivan available now in Japan

The second generation Honda Freed has gone on sale in Japan, with the choice of 5 and 7 seat models, and a 1.5-liter I4 in hybrid or non-hybrid forms.

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Sep 20, 2016

DS etymology: What does its name mean?

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DS etymology: What does its name mean?

The DS marque has now been split off from Citroen, and is Groupe PSA’s new luxury brand, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 19, 2016

2016 Daihatsu Move Canbus: Cutest kei minivan ever resembles Catbus

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2016 Daihatsu Move Canbus: Cutest kei minivan ever resembles Catbus

Based on the latest Daihatsu Move kei car platform, the new Canbas has 5 seats, sliding rear doors, and smoother and much cuter styling than its siblings.

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Sep 19, 2016

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

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

Dodge is one of Fiat Chrysler’s mainstream car brands in the US with a rich history of affordable high performance cars, but where does its name come from?

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Sep 18, 2016

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster: More power from 4L twin-turbo V8

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster: More power from 4L twin-turbo V8

Accompanying the new R190 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster is a new 410kW (557hp) GT C variant that sits between the GT S and the GT R.

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Sep 18, 2016

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

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

When GM decided to rename GM Daewoo to GM Korea, it also junked the Daewoo brand in favour of Chevrolet, but what’s the meaning of the Daewoo name?

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Sep 17, 2016

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Outback treatment applied to luxury wagon

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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Outback treatment applied to luxury wagon

The new Volvo V90 Cross Country has all things you’d expect from an Outback style soft roader: raised suspension, tougher looks, wheel arch extensions, AWD.

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Sep 17, 2016

Nissan Sentra etymology: What does its name mean?

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Nissan Sentra etymology: What does its name mean?

Since its introduction in 1982, the compact Nissan Sentra is one of the brand’s most popular model’s in the US, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 16, 2016

2018 Ford Expedition confirmed with lighter aluminum body

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2018 Ford Expedition confirmed with lighter aluminum body

Ford has confirmed in a investor call that the fourth-gen Expedition will use a lighter aluminum body that will make it lighter, faster, and more efficient.

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Sep 15, 2016

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV previews 2019 Outlander, new AWD hybrid drivetrain

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Mitsubishi GT-PHEV previews 2019 Outlander, new AWD hybrid drivetrain

The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept has a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain and previews the look of the next generation Outlander SUV due for the 2019 model year.

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Sep 15, 2016

Porsche Macan etymology: What does its name mean?

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Porsche Macan etymology: What does its name mean?

The Porsche Macan is a mid-size crossover that shares quite a bit with the Audi Q5. Its FWD roots don’t seem to hurt it, but what does its name mean?

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Sep 14, 2016

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo: Faster, but still very dull

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2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo: Faster, but still very dull

The 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo has a 1.6-liter turbo direct injection 4-cylinder engine that’s new to the American Sentra.

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Sep 14, 2016

Toyota Solara etymology: What does its name mean?

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Toyota Solara etymology: What does its name mean?

The Toyota Solara was a coupe and convertible range based on the Camry sedan, but significantly less popular. What does its name mean? Find out here.

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Sep 13, 2016

Vauxhall Ampera-e, Holden Bolt ruled out: No RHD for BEV Chevy

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Vauxhall Ampera-e, Holden Bolt ruled out: No RHD for BEV Chevy

The Chevrolet Bolt, aka Opel Ampera-e, won’t be made in right hand drive, ruling out versions of the EV hatch for Vauxhall and Holden.

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Sep 12, 2016

2018 Dodge Durango SRT: 6.4-liter V8 joining with 2017 facelift

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2018 Dodge Durango SRT: 6.4-liter V8 joining with 2017 facelift

The Dodge Durango will be kept fresh for the 2018 model year with a new SRT version that will use a 6.4-liter Hemi V8.

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