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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Sep 28, 2016

2018 Jeep Compass (Type 551): Dimensions, details and 104 photos

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2018 Jeep Compass (Type 551): Dimensions, details and 104 photos

Although the new Jeep Compass won’t go on sale in the US until Q1 2017, we now know a lot about because it’s available in Brazil.

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Sep 28, 2016

Hyundai etymology: What does its name mean?

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Hyundai etymology: What does its name mean?

Once a byword for cheap, Hyundai has grown in both sales and stature in the last decade or so, but what does its name mean? Find out here…

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Sep 28, 2016

Lamborghini etymology: What does its name mean?

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Lamborghini etymology: What does its name mean?

When you think Lamborghini, you think loud, crazy, over the top cars, but have you ever wondered where its name comes from? Well, wonder no more.

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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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