• C8 Chevy Corvette, on top of all the other good stuff, gets impressive gas mileage
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    C8 Chevy Corvette, on top of all the other good stuff, gets impressive gas mileage

    Every day or two, we learn new fun facts about the eighth-generation, mid-engine Chevy Corvette — just this week, for example, we've learned that if you park it on the street, it won't all be there when you come back; that Chevy's first-year production is going to be down by 20%, given that

  • New DeLorean DMC-12 could start production next year
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    New DeLorean DMC-12 could start production next year

    The problem was that the government bodies required to turn an act into enforceable administrative law never got around to doing their parts of the job. Thanks to a lawsuit from the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) and industry pressure, there's a chance the paperwork will get

  • Porsche ends two-decade Super Bowl commercial hiatus with 'The Heist'
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    Porsche ends two-decade Super Bowl commercial hiatus with 'The Heist'

    Porsche will return to the Super Bowl commercial frenzy after a hiatus lasting more than two decades, the company confirmed Friday. The spot will be called "The Heist," and Porsche teased us earlier Friday with the first 60 seconds of this 2:30 commercial depicting a playful caper being pulled

  • Spied: Is this the Ford Mustang Mach 1 we've been expecting?
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    Spied: Is this the Ford Mustang Mach 1 we've been expecting?

    Spy shots circulated late Friday suggest that the Ford Mustang Mach 1 revival we've been hoping for may finally be near. This V8-powered mule appears to be an ideal fit between the current GT and Shelby GT350, slotting into the space currently occupied by the limited-edition Bullitt, which is slated

  • GM prepares 75,000-square-foot North Carolina facility for motorsports magic
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    GM prepares 75,000-square-foot North Carolina facility for motorsports magic

    The Spartanburg, South Carolina BMW plant is one of the company's most important operations, Ford recently expanded its performance driving schools to North Carolina, and Charlotte has the country's biggest NASCAR presence. In 2020, the area's credentials will get yet another boost when

  • Kia reportedly plans to increase production of Telluride SUV
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    Kia reportedly plans to increase production of Telluride SUV

    A new report from overseas says that Kia will increase production of the new Telluride SUV to 100,000 units due to strong demand for the three-row hauler in the U.S. Korean news site Motor Graph reports the decision was announced on a conference call at Kia’s headquarters in Seoul; Autoblog has sought

  • U.S. senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system
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    U.S. senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

    A U.S. senator on Friday urged Tesla to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has "an inherently misleading name" and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse. The electric automaker introduced new warnings for red lights and stop signs last year "to minimize the

  • Meet Vini, the V8-powered second-generation Mini Hardtop
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    Meet Vini, the V8-powered second-generation Mini Hardtop

    There are several ways to extract horsepower from a Mini Hardtop, and most are far more straight-forward than squeezing a V8 engine under the clamshell hood. Amusingly called Vini, the V8-powered Mini started life as a 2007 Cooper S. It had a little over 100,000 miles on its odometer when David Power

  • Rivian will build high-end electric SUVs for Ford or Lincoln, its CEO says
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    Rivian will build high-end electric SUVs for Ford or Lincoln, its CEO says

    Few auto companies that have yet to launch production of any vehicles have attracted as much interest and anticipation as Rivian, the decade-old electric vehicle wunderkind that has amassed a multibillion-dollar war chest from investors including Ford and Amazon. MotorTrend spoke with Rivian CEO and

  • Volvo says XC40 Recharge sees strong initial demand
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    Volvo says XC40 Recharge sees strong initial demand

    Volvo is launching its first all-electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD, later this year, and has just opened order books in certain markets. It’s the first step toward the goal of having battery electrics make up a full half of Volvo’s global car sales by the year 2025, with the remainder being

  • This could be the 3-row Jeep Grand Cherokee-based SUV
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    This could be the 3-row Jeep Grand Cherokee-based SUV

    Last year Mike Manley let slip that Jeep would be building a three-row mid-size SUV that’ll play alongside the Grand Cherokee. This three-row Jeep is no replacement and will be sold alongside the full-size luxury Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. Spy shots of the next-gen Grand Cherokee have already surfaced

  • Lebanon has 40 days to figure out what to do with Carlos Ghosn
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    Lebanon has 40 days to figure out what to do with Carlos Ghosn

    Lebanon and Japan have about 40 days to decide whether ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be extradited to Japan or stand trial in Lebanon, a judicial source and a source close to Ghosn said on Thursday, following his escape from Japan. Ghosn fled to Lebanon, his childhood home, as he was awaiting

  • Maserati EVs are coming, and here's the wicked sound they'll make
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    Maserati EVs are coming, and here's the wicked sound they'll make

    Later this year we're expecting to get eyes on a Maserati Ghibli with a hybrid powertrain, and there are rumblings of a mid-engined sports car with plug-in hybrid motivation as well. Next year, though, the next-generation Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio will be the first products to show off

  • Shelby sells more hot-rodded F-150s than Mustangs
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    Shelby sells more hot-rodded F-150s than Mustangs

    Ford justified its ongoing shift away from sedans and hatchbacks by pointing out customers are far more interested in high-riding models. Surprisingly, even tuner Shelby has seen its sales mix move in the same direction. While the firm doesn't release precise annual production figures, spokesman

  • Next-generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class spied, soft top and all
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    Next-generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class spied, soft top and all

    Development of the next-generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class appears to have reached the road testing stage, as a well-camouflaged example was caught undergoing what appears to be routine maintenance. This mule, clearly meant to be hidden from prying eyes, sports what appears to be production-intent body

  • Watch rally champion Ott Tanak's spectacular crash at speed in Monte Carlo opening
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    Watch rally champion Ott Tanak's spectacular crash at speed in Monte Carlo opening

    World champion Ott Tanak retired from the Monte Carlo Rally after rolling his Hyundai spectacularly at speed on Friday and being taken to hospital for precautionary checks. Hyundai said in a statement that the Estonian and co-driver Martin Jarveoja, who were able to exit the car unassisted after the

  • NLEX Harbor Link C3-R10 Section to Partially Open Next Month
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    NLEX Harbor Link C3-R10 Section to Partially Open Next Month

    The C3-R10 Section of NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will be partially opened by next month.  The announcement was made after Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar inspected the ... The post NLEX Harbor Link C3-R10 Section to Partially Open Next Month appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • One-of-a-Kind Lexus LC 500 Convertible Sells for USD 2M at Charity Auction
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    One-of-a-Kind Lexus LC 500 Convertible Sells for USD 2M at Charity Auction

    The one-off Structural Blue Lexus LC 500 coupe convertible that the luxury car maker sent to the January 17 Barrett-Jackson auction got sold off for USD 2 million, doing a ... The post One-of-a-Kind Lexus LC 500 Convertible Sells for USD 2M at Charity Auction appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Toyota Announces 2011-2019 Corollas Recall for Faulty Airbags, PH not Included
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    Toyota Announces 2011-2019 Corollas Recall for Faulty Airbags, PH not Included

    Japanese automotive titan Toyota is now facing its challenge for the year as they are now recalling certain units for the faulty airbags that were installed in more than 3 ... The post Toyota Announces 2011-2019 Corollas Recall for Faulty Airbags, PH not Included appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • The Laffite G-Tec X-Road Off-Roader Is a Beautiful Letdown
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    The Laffite G-Tec X-Road Off-Roader Is a Beautiful Letdown

    Bruno Laffite has been in the business of making fast and powerful off-roaders for some time now. Back in 2015 at the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix, Laffite unveiled ... The post The Laffite G-Tec X-Road Off-Roader Is a Beautiful Letdown appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Audi of America, Virginia DOT and Qualcomm to Set Up C-V2X in Virginia
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    Audi of America, Virginia DOT and Qualcomm to Set Up C-V2X in Virginia

    The cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communication is on, with Audi of America, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announcing their plans to initially deploy C-V2X communication on ... The post Audi of America, Virginia DOT and Qualcomm to Set Up C-V2X

  • Car Comparison: Ford Everest vs Nissan Terra
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    Car Comparison: Ford Everest vs Nissan Terra

    The local SUV segment has become extremely competitive in the past few years. Many Filipino car buyers are now confident in exploring the price-conscious end of the SUV market as ... The post Car Comparison: Ford Everest vs Nissan Terra appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Mazda Team Joest Builds Momentum for 24 Hours of Daytona
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    Mazda Team Joest Builds Momentum for 24 Hours of Daytona

    The slick pairing of Oliver Jarvis and Olivier Pla gave Mazda Team Joest two of the quickest lap times during the qualifying session for 24 Hours of Daytona, setting the ... The post Mazda Team Joest Builds Momentum for 24 Hours of Daytona appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Volkswagen Upgrades Use of Green Electricity
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    Volkswagen Upgrades Use of Green Electricity

    Volkswagen is taking their goals seriously, as the brand is making good progress towards their CO2 neutral production objective by 2050. The company is directing its concentration on natural gas for ... The post Volkswagen Upgrades Use of Green Electricity appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Mercedes Benz Updates PRO Connect Capability
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    Mercedes Benz Updates PRO Connect Capability

    Launched in the first half of 2017, Mercedes PRO connect is a smartphone app service that keeps commercial vehicles connected in real time. Mercedes PRO connect keeps track of the ... The post Mercedes Benz Updates PRO Connect Capability appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.