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Jeep Grand Wagoneer Could Target SUV Elite With $140,000 Price Tag

On: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 9:27AM | By: Carl Malek


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FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has had no problem sharing his thoughts and views on the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, and how it is a key model for the Jeep brand in its quest to target luxury entries like Land Rover and Cadillac. Jeep CEO Mike Manley, during an interview at the Paris Motor Show told the UK publication Auto Express that "the Grand Wagoneer is moving forward", but saved the best for last when pressed about the Grand Wagoneer's potential pricing ladder.


Upcoming VW Crossover To Possibly Be Named Atlas

On: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 9:42AM | By: Carl Malek


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Volkswagen's upcoming three-row crossover is still in a shroud of secrecy, but a new report says that the new model will usher in a new naming system and an all-new volume-focused approach to sales.


Honda Patent Shows New Robotic Arm That Charges EV Battery While Driving

On: Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 5:35PM | By: Carl Malek


Honda Patent Shows New Robotic Arm That Charges EV Battery While Driving test 1-1

The technology for electric vehicles has seen several prominent leaps in battery and charging technology over the past few years. Despite these innovations, EV vehicles are still not at the point of being just as convenient as gas-powered cars. However, a new patent from Honda proposes a unique, albeit questionable, solution to the challenge of charging while driving.


Apple Considering Takeover Of McLaren?

On: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 12:33PM | By: Carl Malek


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Apple's efforts to build a self-driving vehicle, dubbed "Project Titan", has been shrouded in the high levels of secrecy that have come to define the Silicon Valley giant. However, a recent report, with information from the usual anonymous insiders, appears to suggest that Apple is possibly seeking to buy-out supercar maker McLaren in what could be a key boost for the project.


 

MINI Paceman To End Production Soon

On: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:37AM | By: Carl Malek


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Buyers wanting to put the eccentric MINI Paceman in their garage will have a shrinking window in which to do so. A new report says that the Paceman's days in production are numbered, that it is set to step aside to help free production space for the next generation BMW 5 Series.


Toyota To Increase Tacoma Production

On: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:24PM | By: Carl Malek


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With the mid-size pickup truck segment being reinvigorated by new entries, including the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota announced that it plans to increase Tacoma production by 60,000 units in 2018. That would allow the brand to reaffirm the model's place in the sales race, while bringing the fight to the two leading entries in the mid-size pickup truck segment:  The Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon.


Volkswagen Golf Could Embrace All-Wheel Drive

On: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:23AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Golf Could Embrace All-Wheel Drive test 1-1

Volkswagen's versatile Golf hatchback has already proven to be a viable contender in a wide range of applications, but, other than the Golf R, the standard Golf is solely front-wheel drive. However, a statement from someone who would know at Volkswagen said VW is ready to offer four-wheel drive Golf for the U.S. market.


Google To Expand Waze Navigation Service

On: Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 9:07AM | By: Carl Malek


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Waze has already proven to be a formidable piece of software that has some neat and clever features to help keep it fresh. However, a new report suggests that parent company Google is expanding Waze to allow the program to assist the tech giant in launching an all-new carpooling service.


H-D & EPA Settle ASAP, Despite AMA RPM Act Introduction

On: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 2:26PM | By: Arnold Knox


H-D & EPA Settle ASAP, Despite AMA RPM Act Introduction test 1-1

Harley-Davidson (H-D) has reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); it calls for a $12 million fine for selling after-market motorcycle engine tuners that add performance for racing and more emissions for the rest of us. At least 340,000 have been sold since 2008, when the EPA’s Emission Standards for Highway Motorcycles took effect.


Ford Proposes To Deliver Driverless Taxi By 2021

On: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 9:22PM | By: Carl Malek


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As part of its ongoing transformation from being an automobile company into a mobility provid— firm, Ford has revealed that it plans to deliver a high-volume fully autonomous vehicle by 2021 in what could be a broader example of its intentions to be a leader in the mobility business.


Nissan Announces 2017 Armada Pricing

On: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 2:40PM | By: Carl Malek


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Nissan has announced the pricing for its newly launched 2017 Armada SUV. The big ute will debut with a simplified trim ladder, as well as bring new equipment and technology when it thunders its way into Nissan showrooms.