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August 20, 2014
From The Car Connection:

Study: Chevrolet Corvette Meets Owner Expectations More Than Any Other Car

About six months into a relationship is when it happens: you settle into a routine with your significant other and finally begin to notice the way she/he chews cereal or piles dishes in the sink or re-adjusts the rearview mirror. It's not exactly "buyer's remorse", you're just seeing some imperfections you'd overlooked during the puppy lust phase.

Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credits applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the market and it can, in some cases, effectively reduce your cost for such a model to that of an ordinary gasoline vehicle (or even less).

2015 Subaru Legacy, Outback Earn Best Possible IIHS Safety Rating

The 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Subaru Outback have earned the best possible set of safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—and the organization's 'Top Safety Pick+' status.

Lotus APX concept, 2006 Geneva Motor Show

Lotus APX concept, 2006 Geneva Motor Show

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From Motor Authority:

Lotus CEO Hints At New SUV And Sedan: Report

It was at the 2010 Paris Auto Show that previous Lotus CEO Dany Bahar shocked the automotive world by unveiling six separate concept cars and promising to bring all of them to production within five years. What didn’t come as a shock was the plan falling flat on its face and Bahar eventually getting fired.

Ford Mustang To Eventually Get 10-Speed Automatic?

Do you like your Ford Mustangs like you like your Peterbilts? We hope so, because it seems that the muscle car icon could be climbing the transmission ladder up into a space normally occupied for bigger machines.

Land Rover Teases Interior Of LR2-Replacing Discovery Sport: Video

A handful of new vehicles are set to be revealed over the next couple of weeks, such as the Jaguar XE, Mercedes-AMG GT and second-generation Volvo XC90. Another is the Land Rover Discovery Sport, which will hit showrooms next year as the replacement for the LR2.

2015 Lincoln Navigator

2015 Lincoln Navigator

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From Green Car Reports:

Next Lincoln Navigator Likely To Get Aluminum Body For MPG Gains

The Ford F-150 pickup might be one of America's best-selling vehicles, but the move to build the 2015 model from aluminum has required significant investment from Ford. To ensure that investment is worth it, the company is likely to use aluminum in several other vehicles to spread the development cost--and the first of those could be the 2017 Lincoln Navigator.

Tesla News: Model S Warranty, Gigafactory Fight, New Roadster Battery: Video

The Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors seems to be in the news almost every day. Over the last two weeks, the company faced fallout over glitches in early Model S cars, and upgraded its powertrain warranty.

Renovo Coupe Pairs Iconic Design With Electric Performance: Video

One indication that electric vehicles are clearly ready for the mainstream market is that they're already becoming desirable in the rarefied atmosphere of the supercar and sports car markets.

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