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New 'clean' diesels not associated with lung cancer risks

Autoblog - 21 min 19 sec ago

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A newly released study finds that the emissions from post-2007, EPA-compliant diesel engines do not show risks of causing lung cancer in lab rats. The animals were exposed to the exhaust for 80 hours a week for up to 30 months. Previous studies have shown much more adverse effects from older diesels.

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Lamborghini hired 192 new employees in 2014

Autoblog - 46 min 19 sec ago

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Lamborghini may be a small company, but in a relatively massive expansion, it brought in 192 new technicians and specialists last year alone as it sped towards record sales figures.

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1956 DKW Audi electric van beautifully restored

Autoblog - 1 hour 20 min ago

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Audi Tradition has just completed a full restoration of this very rare 1956 DKW Elektro-Wagen. The company built around 100 of them from 1955 to 1962, but only two have survived to today. With a range estimated at 50 miles, the vans were primarily sold to places like energy companies and public utilities.

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Geneva preview: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant

Leftlane - 4 hours 30 sec ago
The Golf GTD Variant is powered by a 181-horsepower TDI mill.






GMC considering Wrangler-fighting SUV

Leftlane - 5 hours 57 min ago
The SUV could be inspired by the 2008 Hummer Hx concept.






MotorWeek's 80's GM muscle coupe roundup includes Regal GN and Monte Carlo SS

Autoblog - 13 hours 18 min ago

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MotorWeek's vast archive of reviews has unloaded a triple feature, starring three icons of 1980s muscle from General Motors.

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What you missed on 1.28.15

Autoblog - 13 hours 48 min ago
Click here to read all about our time with the 2017 Jaguar XE sedan, find out if gun owners were targeted and tracked by the US government and to watch the Super Bowl commercial from GoDaddy that caused public uproar.

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Nissan planning 90-second Super Bowl commercial, plus two debut cameos

Autoblog - 14 hours 18 min ago

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Nissan is now running a 90-second Super Bowl ad, instead of 60 seconds. The first 10 seconds of it are available now as a teaser, but the brand is holding the full premiere until the actual game. To make it even more potentially exciting, there are two surprise product cameos from the company in the commercial.

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S. Korean taxi drivers band together against vomiting passengers

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:30

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Tired of passengers vomiting in their taxis, cabbies in the South Korean capital of Seoul will begin issuing city-approved $138 fines to puking passengers.

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McLaren debuting lighter, more powerful 675LT in Geneva

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:01

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Joining the production-intent version of the McLaren P1 GTR on the British brand's 2015 Geneva Motor Show stage is the newly teased 675LT. Part of the same family as the 650S, the LT is inspired by the famous F1 GTR Longtail racer. The latest variant gets a 25-horsepower boost, lower weight and optimized aero for even greater performance.

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Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow is dashing through the snow

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 22:29

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There's no need to have any fear of getting stuck in the snow with the Nissan Juke RSnow. It takes a mostly stock Juke Nismo RS and fits tracks at all four wheels to go just able anywhere and is a support vehicle for ice driving in Lapland, Finland.

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Xcar takes the Mini Challenge, and it sounds awesome

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 21:59

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Xcar has taken the all-new, third-generation Mini Challenge car, now with 275 horsepower, to the track, to see how the latest one-make racer stacks up.

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Henrik Fisker seeking Indian joint venture

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 21:40

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The latest word from the subcontinent has it that Henrik Fisker is visiting India to lay the groundwork for a new joint venture. But with whom, and to what end?

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Next-gen VW Phaeton to arrive in 2017-2018?

Leftlane - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 21:31
VW still aims to take on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, despite promises to cut costs.






GMC talking to dealers about possible Jeep Wrangler competitors

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 21:19

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GMC is petitioning its dealers for feedback on a potential Wrangler competitor, with sources reporting Hummer could serve as inspiration for the off-roader.

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Ford launches pair of recalls affecting fullsize sedans and Transit Connect van

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 21:01

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Ford is recalling over 221,000 vehicles as part of two separate campaigns affecting its fullsize sedans and its 2014 Transit Connect van.

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Next Mini Clubman disguises all six doors

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 20:41

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This prototype for the upcoming next-generation Mini Clubman was spotted testing on the slushy streets with less camouflage covering its four conventional doors and split tailgate.

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Cash influx could help Aston Martin double sales

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 20:22
Major capital injection from Investindustrial will launch a whole new line of Aston Martins, set to be announced at the Geneva Motor Show, that could double the company's sales in the coming years.

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Corvette faces recall over separating toe links

Leftlane - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 20:12
The toe link outer ball joint on the rear suspension may not have been properly tightened during the assembly process.






Watch Nick Offerman's hilarious NASCAR promo song

Autoblog - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 19:59

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Rugged comedian Nick Offerman has a new ad for NASCAR races airing on NBC featuring a hilarious tune about how the sport keeps Americans from getting too soft. Plus, those who watch races from the track have plenty of grilled meat and beer to enjoy.

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