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July 25, 2014
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2015 BMW 6-Series Review

With BMW’s ever-expanding range of models, the 6-Series has grown beyond just a two-door coupe and convertible, now offering a four-door Gran Coupe as well. With this diverse set of styles and personalities, the 6-Series offers a broad set of capabilities as well, from effortless year-round cruise to top-down sunny Sunday special.

Can This Intelligent Seatbelt End Drowsy Driving? (Video)

The Internet of Everything: to most of us, it refers to machines we can monitor from afar, using computers and smartphones to keep tabs on our thermostats, refrigerators, and cars. But more generally, the Internet of Everything refers to the way in which objects of all kinds are becoming connected to one another and to the internet.

2006-2007 Jeep Commander, 2005-2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled For Ignition Switch Glitch

Chrysler has issued a recall for approximately 792,300 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured within the past ten years. The reason? A flaw in the vehicles' ignition switch, which could cause the Jeeps to lose power on the road.

2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II

2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II

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From Motor Authority:

2015 Ford Mustang Inspired By F-35 Jet Revealed At 2014 EAA AirVenture

The name Mustang is as intrinsically linked with aviation as it is with automobiles, so it seems appropriate that Ford's latest one-off Mustang build has been inspired by one of America's latest fighter jets. The special 2015 Ford Mustang has been inspired by the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet.

New Toyota Supra Powertrain Details Emerge

Toyota has teamed up with BMW to develop a new sports car platform that will underpin a new Supra from the Japanese automaker and a replacement for the Z4 from the German side. BMW is thought to be doing most of the development work for the platform and engines that will power the cars, in return for hybrid and fuel cell technology from Toyota.

Aston Martin Lagonda Previewed, Confirmed For ‘Strictly Limited’ Production

After ages of speculation and rumor, Aston Martin today confirmed the return of the historic Lagonda badge to its line, once again for a sedan. The new sedan wears sleek and sultry Aston looks every bit as well as the two-door models, and it will only be available to an exclusive section of Aston’s market.

2014 Fiat 500e - Driven, July 2014 (NWAPA Drive Revolution)

2014 Fiat 500e - Driven, July 2014 (NWAPA Drive Revolution)

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From Green Car Reports:

Fiat 500e Vs Chevy Spark EV: How Electric-Car Torque Figures Can Be Deceptive

The 2014 Fiat 500e has far lower power and torque numbers than the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV; yet at city speeds, of below 40 mph or so, the 500E feels (and is) quicker. Given their nearly identical curb weights, the numbers would suggest the Spark being far quicker.

Has China 'Messed Up' Its Electric-Car Charging Standards?

Recent electric car news from China might lead you to believe things are finally on the up, after years of poor sales and uncertainty. There is still though one major hurdle the country needs to overcome before electric cars are fully viable--charging standards.

2015 Nissan Leaf: Full Details, Pricing Released

Out with the old, in with the new: It's hard to believe the Nissan Leaf is already entering its fifth model year. With the 2015 Nissan Leaf models that are already reaching dealerships, there aren't any range or performance improvements, but there are some minor feature improvements that might be cause to home in on a car from the new model year.

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