Oct 11, 2016

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

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

Tesla Motors is cool, hip, trendy, and, according to its fans, will make electric cars mainstream, but who is it named after, and why?

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Oct 10, 2016

2021 SsangYong Tivoli, Korando confirmed for US market from 2020

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2021 SsangYong Tivoli, Korando confirmed for US market from 2020

SsangYong has confirmed that it enter the US market in 2020 with the Tivoli subcompact SUV, and the larger compact Korando crossover.

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Oct 9, 2016

2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer could hit $140k, will challenge Range Rover

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2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer could hit $140k, will challenge Range Rover

The 3-row, 7-seat Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be the biggest and most expensive Jeep ever, and will take on the Range Rover and Porsche Cayenne.

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Oct 8, 2016

2017 Nissan Note axed in Europe; K13 Micra boring, says marketing chief

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2017 Nissan Note axed in Europe; K13 Micra boring, says marketing chief

The E12 Nissan Note, built in Sunderland, UK, will be withdrawn from the European market in 2017 in favor of the Juke and the new K14 Micra.

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Oct 7, 2016

The Grand Tour trailer is out, looks a lot like Top Gear with a bigger budget

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The Grand Tour trailer is out, looks a lot like Top Gear with a bigger budget

Amazon has dropped the trailer for The Grand Tour starring former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, and it looks epic.

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Oct 7, 2016

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

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

Toyota often vies with Volkswagen for the title of the world’s best selling automaker, but what does its name mean, and what is its history?

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Oct 6, 2016

Honda NSX, Ayrton Senna honored in short video by Robbert Alblas

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Honda NSX, Ayrton Senna honored in short video by Robbert Alblas

Dutch filmmaker Robbert Alblas has created a wonderful three and a half minute film honoring both Ayrton Senna and the first generation Honda/Acura NSX.

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Oct 6, 2016

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

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

Peugeot is one of the most popular car brands coming out of France, but where does its name come from and what of its history?

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Oct 5, 2016

2018 Ford Bronco: Union leader confirms Ranger SUV after Trump attack

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2018 Ford Bronco: Union leader confirms Ranger SUV after Trump attack

A local UAW leader has confirmed that the Ford Bronco and Ranger will be built in Wayne, Michigan, after Trump accused Ford of moving jobs to Mexico.

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Oct 5, 2016

Lincoln Motor Co. etymology: Why is it named after Abraham Lincoln?

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Lincoln Motor Co. etymology: Why is it named after Abraham Lincoln?

Lincoln is Ford’s last remaining luxury marque. Its etymology probably won’t be any surprise to anyone, but why does it have that name?

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Oct 4, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel to come with both 6-speed auto and manual

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2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel to come with both 6-speed auto and manual

The new 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel sold in the US and Canada from later this year will be available with either a 6-speed auto or a 6-speed manual.

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Oct 4, 2016

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

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

Sweden’s Koenigsegg makes some of the most extreme hypercars out there, but what does its name mean and where does it come from?

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Oct 3, 2016

2018 Audi Q5: New SUV has Q7 cues without the ugly, made in Mexico

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2018 Audi Q5: New SUV has Q7 cues without the ugly, made in Mexico

The Audi Q5 has styling influenced by the larger Q7. While it isn’t pretty, it’s certainly not ugly like its bigger sibling.

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Oct 3, 2016

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

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

Famed for being Australia’s Own Car, Holden will stop local production in 2017, but what does its name mean, and where does it come from?

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Oct 2, 2016

2019 BMW X2 previewed by radical new concept that rewrites design rules

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2019 BMW X2 previewed by radical new concept that rewrites design rules

OK, it’s not Chris Bangle radical, but the BMW Concept X2 might mean an end to the BMW sausage factory churning out the same thing but in different sizes.

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Oct 2, 2016

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

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

Oldsmobile was once one of the most popular automotive brands in the US. Olds is now consigned to the pages of history, but where did its name come from?

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Oct 1, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ previews GLC size electric SUV

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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ previews GLC size electric SUV

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept previews a new GLC based electric SUV that will be the first in a series of EV cars sold under the EQ brand.

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Oct 1, 2016

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

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

In an age of consolidation, Honda remains a fiercely independent car and motorbike manufacturer, but where does its name come from?

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Sep 30, 2016

2017 Nissan Micra (K14): Clio based supermini has unique Sway looks

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2017 Nissan Micra (K14): Clio based supermini has unique Sway looks

The new made in France Nissan Micra is based on the Renault Clio IV, but has unique looks from the Sway concept car. Available from March 2017.

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Sep 30, 2016

Rolls-Royce etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Rolls-Royce etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Owning a Rolls-Royce is definitely a sign that you’ve made it, but what’s the history of its name and who is it named after?

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Sep 29, 2016

V37 Infiniti Q60 convertible, M and AMG competitors all axed

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V37 Infiniti Q60 convertible, M and AMG competitors all axed

There will be no convertible version of the V37 Infiniti Q60, and the brand has no plans to make competitors for BMW’s M and Mercedes-Benz’s AMG models.

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Sep 29, 2016

2018 Honda Civic Type R Prototype: In your face turbo hatch coming to US

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2018 Honda Civic Type R Prototype: In your face turbo hatch coming to US

Screw subtlety, the Honda Civic Type R Prototype turns it up to 12 and previews the 2018 hot hatch, which is finally coming to the US in 2017.

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