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The 1958 Peugeot, the carmaker's first year in the United State.

Peugeot prepping for US return, details remain secret

What styles, when they will arrive and how they will be sold are all unknown. What’s certain is Peugeot will be ...

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Rolls-Royce still rolling strong, sets all-time sales record in 2011

Rolls-Royce, the ultraluxury centenarian automaker, sold more cars in 2011 than it has in any year in its 107-year history, its ...

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2015 Honda CR-V unveiled, debuts October 1

A week away from its official unveiling, a glimpse of the 2015 Honda CR-V has been unveiled via one image and ...

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Overhead views of the Elio Motors concept vehicle.

Elio Motors, Pep Boys establish service deal

If the Elio Motors concept vehicle is launched, its buyers will have a nationwide official service provider, Pep Boys. The automotive ...

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Nissan is testing a self-cleaning car formula in Europe on Nissan Note.

Nissan testing new trend — self-cleaning cars (video)

Some folks like mowing their lawns and cleaning their cars. They won’t allow anyone else to touch their grass or their ...

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The 2007 Pontiac G5 is among the 1.4 million GM cars being recalled.

Massive GM recall oddity: 1.4 million cars still unfixed

The 10-year delay in the massive General Motors ignition switch recall is being investigated by Congress and the Justice Department. But ...

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1970 Chevy Chevelle SS shares Hollywood spotlight with Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher

Iconic cars have long played central roles in movies. Add the 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS to the list in the just ...

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Toyota faces $1.1 billion settlement in runaway car lawsuit

The strange, twisting and lingering litigation against Toyota has been settled with the Japanese automaker agreeing to pay more than $1 ...

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Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda in massive global airbag recall

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mitsubishi combined will recall more than three million vehicles dating to 2000 and for an often-repeated, recent-year ...

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2013 Kia Optima gets performance, cargo area, efficiency upgrades

In its short tenure, the Kia Optima Hybrid has received its share of accolades. Now it’s likely to receive more.  Kia ...

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New NHTSA car safety rating system app unveiled

Consumers interested in quick access to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) 5-Star Safety Ratings can now get the information ...

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Five top gas mileage, wallet-friendly cars for 2013

Once limited to niche brands, odd designs and ill-conceived marketing, carmakers in recent years have integrated hybrid, alternative fuel vehicles into ...

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The Ford F-150 Raptor will have a a new upscale option package in 2014

Ford announces special edition package for 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Ford announced its F-150 SVT Raptor, one of the stablemates in the country’s best-selling vehicle lineup, will have a new optional ...

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MotoGP: Fast, furious, fantastic at Laguna Seca (video)

MotoGP is motorcycle racing’s most prestigious circuit. It’s still early in the 2013 season, but the series’ annual stop at Mazda ...

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Ferrari rules (what else?) at Ferrari Challenge at Sonoma Raceway

Started 20 years ago by Ferrari North America, the Ferrari Challenge affords its customers the opportunity to appreciate their cars in ...

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2013 Chevrolet Volt: Slick, practical, fuel-stingy engineering marvel

The electric-gas 2013 Chevrolet Volt’s electric-only operating range has been extended three miles to an EPA-estimated 38 miles, depending on terrain, ...

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