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Volkswagen Diesel Tests on Monkeys Revealed by Documentary; First Head Rolls at VW HQ Volkswagen Diesel Tests on Monkeys Revealed by Documentary; First Head Rolls at VW HQ
- Volkswagen paid to have monkeys inhale exhaust fumes to prove that its diesel emissions were harmless, according to a documentary currently available on Netflix. The automaker has just suspended one of its top executives. - The experiment was conducted as part of an unpublished 2014 test intended to...
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A Roundup of the 2018 North American International Auto Show A Roundup of the 2018 North American International Auto Show
The 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is entering its final weekend in Detroit, Michigan. As always, it was full of big reveals, new technology, and outrageous concept vehicles. After following the extensive coverage of the show and digging into the biggest news, here are several...
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Toyota Probably Readying Updated TRD Pro Off-Roaders Toyota Probably Readying Updated TRD Pro Off-Roaders
- Look out yonder at that landscape, and you’ll spot a a trio of Toyotas camped out in the wilderness. They’re the latest off-road-ready variants of Toyota’s Tundra and Tacoma pickups and 4Runner SUV, and they’re headed for the Chicago auto show early next month. - Although Toyota has...
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New Rewards Reservation Program To Include 2019 Infiniti QX50 New Rewards Reservation Program To Include 2019 Infiniti QX50
The 2019 Infiniti QX50, sure to be a hit with the soccer-mom brigades across suburbia, is now part of a new program that gives customers a chance to reserve the vehicle before it officially lands. In addition to reserving your QX50 for the not at all unreasonable starting sum of $36,550, the program...
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2019 Kia Forte Arrives With Hints of Stinger DNA 2019 Kia Forte Arrives With Hints of Stinger DNA
The 2019 Kia Forte recently debuted at the North American International Auto Show, highlighting the Korean company’s efforts to evolve it into a more refined compact car. The Forte picks up design cues from the Stinger, which is probably a good call, given how well the Stinger has been received....
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Garmin’s New Infotainment System Can Help Navigate around Poor Weather, Not Just Traffic Garmin’s New Infotainment System Can Help Navigate around Poor Weather, Not Just Traffic
- Garmin is showing off a new infotainment system at CES with features aimed to make both drivers’ and passengers’ lives simpler and more connected. The prototype (shown above) is in a Volvo, but the company is expected to make it available across the auto industry. - Called a scalable infotainment...
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Inside Brembo’s Hybrid Material Braking System For The 2019 Corvette ZR1 Inside Brembo’s Hybrid Material Braking System For The 2019 Corvette ZR1
The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 arrives this spring as the most powerful Corvette in history. The LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V8, complete with 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft. of torque, boasts an intercooled supercharger system with 52 percent more displacement than the Z06’s LT4 supercharger. The...
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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Gets Dark Cherry Top, Adds More Goodies 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Gets Dark Cherry Top, Adds More Goodies
Well, that’s an interesting option. Mazda just added a bunch of stuff to their new MX-5, but the one they’re making the biggest deal about is how there’s a new color available for the soft top. For some reason, they thought red (okay Dark Cherry) would be a good color to go with. It doesn’t...
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Letter From The UK: The Meaning of Crossover Letter From The UK: The Meaning of Crossover
Initially, my idea was to discuss and update Britain’s exit from the European Union (or Brexit as it has come to be known) and its affect on the UK car industry. Unfortunately nothing much has happened. Car manufacturers wait in exasperated anticipation while UK and EU politicians and their...
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Ford Raptor Coloring Book Provides Family Fun (And It’s Free) Ford Raptor Coloring Book Provides Family Fun (And It’s Free)
The older I get, the more I sometimes miss childhood. And it’s funny, becasue when I was a kid, I could not wait to grow up. Naturally, I was going to do whatever I wanted, eat whatever I felt like, and I was never, under any circumstances, going to take a nap. Adults, in my young mind, had all...
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