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August 15, 2016

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2016 Chevrolet Spark Preview

The 2016 Chevrolet Spark five-door hatchback is an all-new version of the smallest Chevy made. The new generation has more substantial and adult looks, slightly more power, and some sophisticated features found neither in other minicars nor its predecessor.

Honda Pilot Vs. Nissan Pathfinder: Compare Cars

For those who want a family vehicle but don't want the stigma of a minivan, the three-row crossover is the next best thing. Two excellent choices include the Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder.

Survey: 68% of teens use apps behind the wheel

Analysts may be feeling bearish about Apple's lack of innovation on the iPhone front, but smartphones aren't going anywhere anytime soon--and neither are apps.

Teaser for Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept debuting at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Teaser for Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept debuting at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

From Motor Authority:

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept teased ahead of Monterey debut

The world's wealthiest car enthusiasts—and a team of our not quite so well-heeled editors—are set to descend on California's scenic Central Coast this week, and it turns out that Mercedes-Benz's Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand will have something to tantalize its core clientele.

Infiniti confirms variable compression engine

Infiniti is destined to become the first major automaker with a variable compression engine. The engine, dubbed the VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbo), has the ability to alter the compression ratio.

Transformers 5 concept art reveals Megatron, Hound

The latest installment in the Michael Bay-gasm that is the Transformers franchise is taking shape. It's called Transformers: The Last Knight, and we've already seen a number of of the Autobots and Decepticons set to star in the flick.

Audi eROT electromechanical rotary damping technology

Audi eROT electromechanical rotary damping technology

From Green Car Reports:

Audi regenerative shock absorber recaptures energy

Regenerative braking is commonly used in hybrids and electric cars to recover energy normally lost as heat during braking. But that isn't the only potential source of energy in cars that may be going to waste.

Tesla opens new electric-car store in San Francisco, to serve as flagship

California is not just the home state of Tesla Motors, it's also the biggest single U.S. market for electric cars. So perhaps it's not surprising that Tesla recently opened a huge new store in the Golden State that will serve as the flagship for its entire retail network.

U.S. states agreed to keep Exxon climate-deception probe secret: here's why

As far back as the 1970s, Exxon conducted research that confirmed the occurrence of climate change—and that burning fossil fuels is a major contributor to it.

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