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February 21, 2014
2014 Ford Mustang

2014 Ford Mustang

From The Car Connection:

2014 Ford Mustang Review

To Americans, the Mustang is a known quantity. Whether you care about cars or not, it's likely the Mustang conjures up memories and associations. And like other muscle-car reincarnations like the Chevy Camaro and Dodge Challenger, it borrows some of the pony-car past--through its look and sound--yet it lives in the present.

Designer Creates New Touchscreen That's More Terrifying Than Anything We've Seen

If you have a (relatively) new car, the center stack is probably flawed. You'd hoped for something sleek and intuitive, and instead, you wound up with Lieutenant Uhura's computer from Star Trek: lots of bells and whistles that don't seem to do much of anything.

Volvo's 'Roam Delivery' Service Puts Junk In Your Trunk While You're Not Around

Ten years ago, many folks thought that we'd all be telecommuting by now, working from home and seeing the world from the comfort of our virtual reality pods.

2014 Chevrolet SS pace car

2014 Chevrolet SS pace car

From Motor Authority:

After Recent Fire, Chevy SS Returns For Pacing Duties At Daytona 500

Last weekend, during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, the event's 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car caught fire because of some faulty electrical equipment used to power its caution lights. It looks like the issue has since been fixed because the Chevy SS pace car is back, this time for pacing duties at this weekend’s Daytona 500.

Subaru To Preview New Crossover With Viziv 2 Geneva Motor Show Concept

Subaru will be giving a preview of a future crossover designed to fill the void of the discontinued Tribeca with a new concept car at next month’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The concept isn’t completely new as it is actually an updated version of a similar one we saw at last year’s Geneva show.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spy Shots

The BMW M5 and Mercedes E63 AMG better watch out as Cadillac is readying a new generation of its CTS-V ballistic missile, one that’s lighter, better built and likely packing more power than its predecessor. These are the first spy shots of a prototype for the new CTS-V, which we expect to be launched on the market next year as a 2016 model.

Mazda Hazumi concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Mazda Hazumi concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

From Green Car Reports:

New Mazda Hazumi Concept Is New Mazda 2, Next Toyota Yaris Too

With the new Mazda3, Mazda6 and CX-5 crossover launched over the last few years, you might have forgotten the smaller Mazda2 subcompact even exists. Mazda hasn't forgotten the 2 though, and will unveil a new subcompact concept car at the Geneva Motor Show to point the way to its replacement.

Nissan To Work With Bhutan Toward 'Electric-Car Nation' Goal

The small Asian nation of Bhutan has a very big goal: It hopes to convert the country's vehicles to almost all electric power. Today, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced an agreement between the nation and the carmaker to work together toward that goal.

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Logs 8,000 Orders In Three Days

The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup hasn't quite reached dealers yet, but its high fuel-economy rating is already making an impression on truck buyers. Ram says it received more than 8,000 orders for the EcoDiesel in just three days, completely filling the initial allocation planned for the diesel half-ton pickup.


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