Nov 18, 2014

New York City’s default speed limit reduced to 25mph (40km/h)

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New York City’s default speed limit reduced to 25mph (40km/h)

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has reduced the city’s default speed limit to 25mph (40km/h) from 30mph (48km/h) effective from November 7, 2014.

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Nov 17, 2014

Volvo wants to add XC40 SUV to its range

Volvo wants to add XC40 SUV to its range

Volvo would like to add a third SUV to the range, the XC40, but will only do so after its entire model lineup has been completely renewed.

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Nov 16, 2014

AWD Jaguar F-Type hitting the market in 2015, will debut in LA

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AWD Jaguar F-Type hitting the market in 2015, will debut in LA

Jaguar will add all-wheel drive variants of the F-Type coupe and convertible to the range in 2015.

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Nov 15, 2014

Cadillac trademarks CT2 through to CT8, and XT2 to XT8

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Cadillac trademarks CT2 through to CT8, and XT2 to XT8

On November 7, Cadillac trademarked all the CTx and XTx combinations from two through to eight in anticipation of its new naming structure.

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Nov 14, 2014

2015 T6 Ford Everest: Latest 7-seat Ranger-based SUV debuts

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2015 T6 Ford Everest: Latest 7-seat Ranger-based SUV debuts

The latest generation Ford Everest, based on the T6 Ford Ranger ute, has been unveiled in China with a suite of tech features that are new to the class.

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Nov 13, 2014

GMC VP wants Jeep Wrangler rival, small SUV and more

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GMC VP wants Jeep Wrangler rival, small SUV and more

GMC would like to change its image and grow, but to do that it needs more vehicles in its lineup. Here’s what GMC’s vice president thinks it should do.

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Nov 13, 2014

Honda Legend is a RHD, hybrid AWD-only Acura RLX for Japan

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Honda Legend is a RHD, hybrid AWD-only Acura RLX for Japan

Honda has unveiled the fifth-gen Legend in Japan and, as expected, its looks a lot like the Acura RLX, albeit one that’s only offered in hybrid AWD form.

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Nov 12, 2014

Mercedes-Benz’ new model name scheme finally makes sense

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Mercedes-Benz’ new model name scheme finally makes sense

Mercedes-Benz has rejigged its model naming scheme to make it clearer where SUVs, coupes and convertibles sit in relation to the brand’s core models.

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Nov 12, 2014

Scion iM concept is an a pumped up Toyota Auris/Corolla hatchback

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Scion iM concept is an a pumped up Toyota Auris/Corolla hatchback

The Scion iM concept has been revealed to be a pumped up and lowered version of the Toyota Auris/Corolla hatchback that’s sold in Europe, Japan and Oz.

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Nov 11, 2014

Aluminium Ford F-150 begins production at River Rouge

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Aluminium Ford F-150 begins production at River Rouge

Ford has begun production of its all-new, aluminium body F-150 pickup truck at its factory in River Rouge.

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Nov 10, 2014

Mazda MX-5 Global Cup racing series to begin in 2016

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Mazda MX-5 Global Cup racing series to begin in 2016

From 2016 the Mazda MX-5 will star in its own global racing series. Multiple series will run concurrently and culminate in a final race at Laguna Seca.

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Nov 9, 2014

Ram 700 is a Fiat Strada pickup made for Mexico

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Ram 700 is a Fiat Strada pickup made for Mexico

The compact-size Fiat Strada pickup truck has been rebranded as the Ram 700 for sale in Mexico.

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Nov 8, 2014

HG Hyundai Azera: Blind spot monitoring standard for 2015

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HG Hyundai Azera: Blind spot monitoring standard for 2015

The 2015-model year Hyundai Azrea has gained a whole bunch of safety kit as standard and received a minor aesthetic fiddle to boot.

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Nov 7, 2014

Scion iM rumoured to be a Toyota Auris wagon for the USA

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Scion iM rumoured to be a Toyota Auris wagon for the USA

Reports indicate that the 2015 Scion iM will, essentially, be a federalised version of the Toyota Auris Touring Sports wagon.

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Nov 7, 2014

Honda HR-V will go on sale from February 2015 in Australia

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Honda HR-V will go on sale from February 2015 in Australia

Honda Australia has confirmed that the all-new HR-V SUV, which slots in underneath the larger CR-V, will go on sale down under from February 2015.

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Nov 6, 2014

Porsche Cayenne GTS downsizes to twin-turbo V6 from V8

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Porsche Cayenne GTS downsizes to twin-turbo V6 from V8

The second generation Porsche Cayenne GTS has been launched, and the new model ditches the 4.8-litre V8 for a 323kW/600Nm twin-turbo 3.6-litre V6.

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Nov 6, 2014

Lincoln’s dedicated D6 FWD, AWD, RWD platform due in 2019

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Lincoln’s dedicated D6 FWD, AWD, RWD platform due in 2019

Ford will spend over US$5 billion over the next five years to reinvigorate Lincoln, with much of that going to a new dedicated platform, dubbed D6.

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Nov 4, 2014

Tom Magliozzi, Car Talk co-host, dead at 77

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Tom Magliozzi, Car Talk co-host, dead at 77

Tom Magliozzi, co-host of popular NPR show Car Talk, has died at the age of 77 from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease.

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Nov 3, 2014

Aston Martin granted reprieve from US safety rules until 2017

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Aston Martin granted reprieve from US safety rules until 2017

The NHTSA has granted the Aston Martin Vantage and DB9 a temporary exemption from the US’ side-impact rules, allowing it keep selling cars until 2017.

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Nov 2, 2014

The New York Times to close Autos section from Jan 2015

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The New York Times to close Autos section from Jan 2015

Thanks to falling revenue and a need to reign in costs, The New York Times will cease publishing an automotive liftout from the beginning of January 2015.

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Nov 1, 2014

Land Rover Discovery Sport to be built in Brazil and China too

Land Rover Discovery Sport to be built in Brazil and China too

Thus far most of the world’s Land Rovers have been built in the United Kingdom, but that will change thanks to new factories in China and Brazil.

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Oct 31, 2014

Honda Civic Type R ad is two simultaneous shades of awesome

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Honda Civic Type R ad is two simultaneous shades of awesome

Honda has launched a YouTube video ad campaign for its upcoming Civic Type R hot hatch that lets viewers flick seamlessly between two different story arcs.

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