Porsche spotted testing next-gen Panamera in the snow

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Porsche engineers have been spotted driving around in the cold and snow of northern Sweden, testing the all-new, second-generation Panamera.

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Ecclestone admits German GP could drop off F1 calendar

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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With neither Hockenheim nor the Nürburgring stepping forward, reporters asked Bernie Ecclestone about the fate of the German Grand Prix. His answer? “We’ve got one – it’s called Austria.”

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Cadillac to augment dealers with 700 ’boutique’ stores

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Cadillac chief Johan de Nysschen outlines a new plan for the automaker’s 700 mixed-brand dealers to create new “boutique” showrooms with better trained staff and holograms.

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Cadillac to augment dealers with 700 ’boutique’ stores originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ken Block shows us around his Ford F-150 RaptorTrax

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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After showing us what it could do on the slopes, Ken Block takes us on a video tour around his awesome off-road Ford F-150 RaptorTrax in this latest clip from Monster Energy.

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Volvo planning more Cross Country models

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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The new S60 Cross Country is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to expanding Volvo’s line of soft-roaders. But just how many more models does Volvo have left to give the rough-and-tumble treatment?

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Tesla Model S P85D shows 707-hp Dodge Challenger Hellcat how to drag race

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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During a drag-race event in Florida, the Tesla Model S P85D ran the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 114.6 miles per hour, the new mark for BEVs at the drag strip. Proving its pace, it ran three more times in 11.69, 11.72 and 11.76 seconds. During its record run it faced off against a Dodge Challenger Hellcat, but things didn’t go so well for the Hellcat driver that day.

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Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition coming to Chicago

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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GM reveals another murdered-out pickup at the NADA convention in San Francisco, set to be displayed at the Chicago Auto Show as the Chevy Silverado Midnight edition.

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Mercedes plotting E-Class Maybach, next A-Class for the US?

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Steve Cannon tells Automotive News that there is more to come from the Maybach sub-brand, suggesting the E-Class could get a piece of the superluxury trim. The company is also considering bringing the next-generation A-Class to the States.

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Toyota holds onto crown of World’s Largest Automaker

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Although there were hints and allegations that the Volkswagen Group might have taken the global sales crown for 2014, the final tally puts Toyota at the top for the third year in a row with 10.23 million sales in 2014. Volkswagen Group came second with 10.14 million units sold, General Motors came third with 9.92 million units sold. In 2015, however, the top two positions are expected to swap.

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Williams FW37 breaks the ice for 2015 F1 championship

January 22nd, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Williams Martini Racing is the first team to reveal its 2015 Formula One challenger, complete with a lower nose, Mercedes hybrid power and those retro-licious racing stripes.

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