We get our hands on Android Auto [w/video]

May 29th, 2015 by admin No comments »

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We spend a week with Android Auto in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Our verdict? It fulfills the promise of the technology. Here’s how.

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Mercedes-AMG GT pressed into service as DTM safety car

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Already setting the pace in Formula One, the Mercedes-AMG GT S has now been called in to serve as a safety car for Germany’s fast-paced DTM touring car series.

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Marchionne urges industry consolidation, again

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Fiat Chrysler mastermind Sergio Marchionne is convinced that the industry will see another merger between major automakers within the next three years.

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Xcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3’s PDK

May 28th, 2015 by admin No comments »

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Xcar takes a whirl in the current 911 GT3 to try and ascertain whether Porsche’s decision to give it a dual-clutch transmission over a manual was the right one.

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Brabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybrid

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Benz tuner extraordinaire Brabus tunes the Mercedes S500 PHEV sedan into the luxuriously high-performance PowerXtra B50 Hybrid, complete with 500 horsepower plugged in and ready to go.

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Nissan cooks up throwback livery for Le Mans

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Nissan is fielding a third GT-R LM Nismo at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, featuring a retro livery that pays homage to the R90CK that took pole position in 1990.

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McLaren won’t offer 540C in United States

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Popular demand determines that McLaren will only offer its new Sports Series in the United States in 570S guise, leaving the (relatively) more accessible 540C to other markets.

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Justin Wilson to race for Andretti in Formula E Moscow ePrix

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Andretti is bringing former F1 driver Justin Wilson over from Indy to race in Formula E at the upcoming Moscow ePrix, the penultimate round of the championship’s inaugural season.

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GM invests $1.2 billion to build Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra

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The next stage in GM’s $5.4-billion factory renovation initiative will see it upgrade the Fort Wayne assembly plant in Indiana that handles production of the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado.

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Chinese-built Volvo S60s en route to US

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The first batch of long-wheelbase Volvo S60 Inscriptions are making their way from the Geely plant in Chengdu, China, via Shanghai to the United States.

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