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Nissan Xmotion Concept Inspired By Japanese Traditions Nissan Xmotion Concept Inspired By Japanese Traditions
The Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) Concept made its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Nissan says the six-passenger, three-row SUV fuses Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American-style utility. The Xmotion Concept also includes...
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2018 Lexus LS: More Performance, Less Cost 2018 Lexus LS: More Performance, Less Cost
The 2018 Lexus LS sedan is offering more for the money this week in Detroit, Michigan as the North American International Auto Show is underway. The new LS 500 will have an MSRP $3,820 less than its current, long wheelbase predecessor but offer more power, comfort, and safety, according to the automaker....
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8 Cool Winter Cars for Every Budget 8 Cool Winter Cars for Every Budget
The weather outside is frightful, but choose the right car and driving in winter can still be delightful. Our selection below covers a range of budgets and types of cars that, when combined with a good set of winter tyres, will keep you moving when the weather turns nasty. Up to £5000: Subaru Impreza Subarus...
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BMW Cranks Out 3-series, M3, and M4 Limited Editions for Japan BMW Cranks Out 3-series, M3, and M4 Limited Editions for Japan
- There might be sub-zero temperatures here at our headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but in Japan, BMW is turning up the heat. The Bavarians are treating the Japanese to an extra dose of exclusivity with limited runs of specially equipped M3 and M4 Competition models called the Heat Editions. - Following...
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Luxury, Japanese-Style: Revisiting the Original Lexus LS400 Luxury, Japanese-Style: Revisiting the Original Lexus LS400
- A lot can change when a new generation of Americans discovers its wallet. World War II resentment of the Japanese people meant that Americans in the immediate postwar era avoided Japanese goods. Japanese stuff was the original junk, and their cars were nothing but tin cans. At a certain moment in...
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Detroit Automakers Are Driving in Different Directions Toward the Tech-Filled Future Detroit Automakers Are Driving in Different Directions Toward the Tech-Filled Future
- The 20th century dominance of American car companies, thanks to corporate oligopoly and labor monopoly, started eroding with the Japanese invasion of the 1970s and 1980s. In this century, they have careened from vestigial dominance to historic bankruptcy (Ford alone escaped) to remarkable recovery...
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Subaru Announces Limited Edition WRX STI Type RA Subaru Announces Limited Edition WRX STI Type RA
Subaru, like many Japanese car companies, has a habit of making limited run, special edition, slightly tweaked versions of its already hot cars. Most of the time, those are for the home market only, but now Subaru, maker of all things rally-inspired, has decided to let a limited edition of their already...
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Aye, Robots: Honda Bringing Its 3E Concept to CES Technology Show Aye, Robots: Honda Bringing Its 3E Concept to CES Technology Show
- For all of Elon Musk’s huffery-puffery re: Autopilot, for all the noise General Motors has been making about Cadillac’s Super Cruise and Chevy’s autonomous Bolt EVs, and for everything Nissan has been gabbing about in the realm of self-driving automobiles, there’s just one car company that...
Aye, Robots: Honda Bringing Its 3E Concept to CES Technology Show »
The New Mazda6 And The Automaker’s Path To Premium The New Mazda6 And The Automaker’s Path To Premium
That redone Mazda6 that everyone seemed to be oo-ing and ah-ing over? More details are out now, and along with them, is Mazda’s announcement that the 6 will be the Hiroshima’s company’s spearhead in what it calls “Path to Premium.” Yeah, I know. That sounds like a mistranslation, but...
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Toyota Overhauls Executive Ranks in Massive “Now or Never” Reorg Toyota Overhauls Executive Ranks in Massive “Now or Never” Reorg
- Spring cleaning is coming early at Toyota, particularly among executives who may have felt a little too comfortable at the top. CEO Akio Toyoda is overhauling almost every division and reshuffling job responsibilities in the biggest corporate shakeup since the company’s unintended-acceleration...
Toyota Overhauls Executive Ranks in Massive “Now or Never” Reorg »

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