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NADA 2015: I Was At a Convention Full of Auto Dealers and Lived to Tell the Tale

Last week, I snagged a press pass to the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Association Convention and Expo in San Francisco. That’s right, San Francisco, one of the least car-friendly places in the country, if not the world. Dealers would have to rely on buses to get to their hotels and a few landmarks. Show More Summary

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

MotorWeek's vast archive of reviews has unloaded a triple feature, starring three icons of 1980s muscle from General Motors. Continue reading MotorWeek's 80's GM muscle coupe roundup includes Regal GN and Monte Carlo SS MotorWeek's 80's...Show More Summary

What you missed on 1.28.15

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. Continue reading...Show More Summary

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

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. Show More Summary

S. Korean taxi drivers band together against vomiting passengers

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. Continue reading S. Korean taxi drivers band together against vomiting passengers S. Show More Summary

The best Super Bowl car commercials from the last 5 years

The editors of Autoblog compile some of their very favorite car commercials from the last half decade of Super Bowls. Continue reading The best Super Bowl car commercials from the last 5 years The best Super Bowl car commercials from the last 5 years originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:45:00 EST. Show More Summary

McLaren debuting lighter, more powerful 675LT in Geneva

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. Show More Summary

Nissan Juke Nismo RSnow is dashing through the snow

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. Show More Summary

Xcar takes the Mini Challenge, and it sounds awesome

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Henrik Fisker seeking Indian joint venture

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? Continue reading Henrik Fisker seeking Indian joint venture Henrik Fisker seeking Indian joint venture originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:40:00 EST. Show More Summary

GMC talking to dealers about possible Jeep Wrangler competitors

GMC is petitioning its dealers for feedback on a potential Wrangler competitor, with sources reporting Hummer could serve as inspiration for the off-roader. Continue reading GMC talking to dealers about possible Jeep Wrangler competitors...Show More Summary

Costs, Currency Issues Killed Mitsubishi-Renault Deal

Currency fluctuations and a lack of volume helped bring an end to a deal that would have seen Mitsubishi sell Renault-Samsung vehicles as their own in North America, according to a report by Just-Auto. While Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi...Show More Summary

Ford launches pair of recalls affecting full-size sedans and Transit Connect van

Ford is recalling over 221,000 vehicles as part of two separate campaigns affecting its full-size sedans and its 2014 Transit Connect van. Continue reading Ford launches pair of recalls affecting full-size sedans and Transit ConnectShow More Summary

Next Mini Clubman disguises all six doors

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. Continue reading Next Mini Clubman disguises all six doors Next Mini Clubman disguises all six doors originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:41:00 EST. Show More Summary

Cash influx could help Aston Martin double sales

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. Continue reading Cash influx couldShow More Summary

Back Home Again In Indiana: Mercedes-Benz To Move R-Class Production To Its Old U. S. Hometown

As a tyke growing up in South Bend, Indiana, my father and I would often stake out the lots behind the Studebaker factories with hopes of spotting the next generation Avanti or Lark. Too often all we spied were rows of Mercedes-Benz automobiles due to the fact that Studebaker was the U.S. Show More Summary

Watch Nick Offerman's hilarious NASCAR promo song

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. Show More Summary

VW still set on Phaeton redux despite cost-cutting drive and losing $32k per car

Despite the Volkswagen Phaeton suffering poor sales and losing money, Volkswagen is committed to the idea and wants to build another generation of the luxury sedan. It could cost the company an estimated $737 million to do it, while already having the Audi A8 to fill a similar role. Show More Summary

Renault Alpine could be coolest Vision Gran Turismo concept yet [w/video]

Alpine's design for Gran Turismo 6 is both futuristic and retro, and could be the coolest Vision Gran Turismo concept we've seen yet. If only we could drive it off our screens and onto the road or track. Continue reading Renault Alpine...Show More Summary

Did the Chevy Corvette Z06 break 7 minutes at the Ring? Not likely

A report has surfaced claiming the Z06 recorded a 6:59 lap of the legendary Nurburgring, but Chevy says that figure's "not accurate." Continue reading Did the Chevy Corvette Z06 break 7 minutes at the Ring? Not likely Did the Chevy Corvette Z06 break 7 minutes at the Ring? Not likely originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

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