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2012 Comic-Con: Hyundai's Latest Elantra is One Mean Zombie-Fighting Machine

Ladies and gents, meet the latest four-wheeled zombie-deterrant that will help you live a little longer on post-apocalyptic planet.
| Jul 13, 2012
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Spied! 2013 Lexus ES 250 Parked in China Ahead of Beijing Debut

In much the same fashion as the Lexus GS last year, a quick camera snapper in China has broken the cover of Lexus’s latest mode, this time the 2013 ES250.
| Feb 21, 2012
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2012 Toyota Prius C Starts at $19,710, Gets 53 mpg City Rating

Toyota's small new hybrid car will be both affordable and extremely fuel-efficient.
| Feb 08, 2012
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Feature Flick: Pylon, Meet Lexus IS F Nurburgring Racer

Out of the many cars that got flung around a parking lot at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon during Toyota's motorsport exhibition, nearly every one survived without a scratch, including the Lexus LFA Roadster convertible concept.
| Jan 24, 2012
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Uber-Vette? German Firm Crafts 758-HP Corvette ZR1

It’s hard to think of something more potent, speedier, and angrier than a brand-new 638-horsepower Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.
| Jan 18, 2012
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CES 2012: Mercedes-Benz's Dr. Z Downplays Importance of Automated Driving

With Mercedes-Benz often at the forefront of automotive technological innovation, it wasn't surprising to see Dr.
| Jan 11, 2012
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Nissan Cube Lags in US Sales, Yet Will Continue to Live On

Although it may be quirky, attractive (to a certain few), and fuel efficient, the Nissan Cube isn’t doing so well when it comes to sales in 2011.
| Nov 23, 2011
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Mansory Gives the Audi R8 V10 Spyder More Wing, Potency

Swiss tuner Mansory is the top dog when it comes to eye-catching modified rides.
| Nov 22, 2011
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Drunk Man Beats Up 15 Parked Mazdas, Causes $50,000 in Damages

Edward Roth really doesn't like Mazdas -- at least, that's what it looks like.
| Nov 22, 2011
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The Future of In-Car Connectivity: We Sample Pioneer's AppRadio Stereo Interface

We all know that trying to use a smartphone in the car can be a dangerous event.
| May 31, 2011
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Racking Up Sales: Hyundai, Kia Continue Sales Success in US Market

Note to the auto industry: Young vehicles touting impressive fuel economy, notable safety ratings, and stylish designs sell big, at least in the US market.
| Apr 01, 2011
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Toyota CEO Commits Vehicles and “Useful Support” to Japan’s Quake-Damaged Areas

Toyota president Akio Toyoda recently issued a statement to all the people affected by the Tohuku Earthquake.
| Mar 31, 2011
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German Tuner Richard Hamann Dies at Age 53

Famed BMW tuner Richard Hamann died last week as a result of lung cancer, company officials stated.
| Mar 22, 2011
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Back At It: Nissan Gains 2nd Place Class Finish at Sebring with Gamer-Turned-Racer Behind Wheel

Nissan returned to its storied sport car racing roots this past weekend with the fielding of a brand new LMP2 prototype at the 12 Hours of Sebring.
| Mar 21, 2011
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Honk at Geese, Get Directions from Hollywood’s Gary Busey with NavTones

Let’s face it: Audible navigation directions are boring and overly digitized.
| Mar 18, 2011
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Gateway Classic Mustang Offers Limited Edition Steve McQueen Bullitt Mustang

Steve McQueen’s iconic Highland Green 1968 Mustang will live on thanks to Bourbon, Missouri outfit Gateway Classic Mustang.
| Mar 17, 2011
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Audi to Include Diesel A6, A8, Q5 in US Lineup Within Two Years

Those yearning for more European diesel power won't have to wait too much longer.
| Mar 08, 2011
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Car Art Done Right: Mercedes Shows Off Deconstructed F1 Cars at Brand Center

Rather than have its prestigious Formula 1 racecars merely sit in its museums, Mercedes-Benz thought it best to hang them by thousands of threads at its Mercedes-Benz World center.
| Mar 07, 2011
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