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2VW Jetta GLI, Peugeot 505 are MotorWeek's 1986 Euro sport sedan alternatives

MotorWeek digs into its archives to unearth this showdown between two European sports sedans from the 1980s.

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AddWhat you missed on 12.22.14

Cadillac unleashes its 640-horsepower, 2016 CTS-V sedan; we drive the 2015 Chrysler 300; the US government's $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expires. Have a look at today's top news headlines.

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1McLaren P1 looks retrolicious in Gulf livery

Toronto-based philanthropist has commissioned McLaren Special Operations to deck out his P1 in classic blue and orange Gulf livery.

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6Elon Musk teases Tesla Roadster update

Elon Musk is dropping hits about improvements for the Tesla Roadster all-electric convertible. More details will likely be revealed later this week.

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AddRecharge Wrap-up: Renovo Coupe at CES, Aussies tour US in Tesla Model S

Nissan e-NV200 As A UK Taxi; DOE's EV Charging Report

Your daily dose of short green car news. Today, Renovo's coming to Las Vegas, Nissan's e-NV200 working well as a taxi van and some Australian's take a Tesla Model S on a road trip in the US.

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AddAston Martin recalls 7,000+ vehicles over seat heaters

Aston Martin recalls just about every two-door it's sold in the US since July 2006 because of a switch that may not turn off the seat heater.

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12Hyundai poaches BMW M engineering chief to lead new performance division

Formerly Vice President of Engineering at BMW's M division, Albert Biermann has now been tasked with developing high-performance vehicles for Hyundai and Kia.

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3Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake to get limited production run

With the new Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 on the way, Shelby American is saying goodbye to the old GT500 and the company's even more powerful Super Snake version with its new Signature Edition model. Limited to a total of 50 conversions, they package some of buyers' most common choices into a single vehicle with a few extra touches, as well.

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7Here's why it's harder to drive backwards than forwards

YouTube channel MinutePhysics takes a look at why it's more difficult to back a car up than it is to drive it forward.

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16US Congress lets $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expire

But It Could Be Back Some Time Next Year

The $8,000 US federal tax credit for hydrogen vehicles will expire at the end of 2014, but don't count this thing down and out quite yet. Some credits that expired a year ago were just renewed by the slow-moving 113th Congress.

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572015 VW Golf R ready for your pre-order on January 8

If you want to be the first person on your block with Volkswagen's latest Golf R parked in your garage, you need to clear some time from your schedule on January 8. VW is opening the pre-order books for the first 500 Stateside examples, complete with some nifty accessories.

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101964 Honda SM600 roadster gets elemental in Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno shows off the classic Japanese roadster with dual chain-drive and a 9500-rpm redline that he and his team exhaustively restored.

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402015 Chrysler 300 [w/video]

V8, Fullsize And In A Class Of One

For the 2015 model year, Chrysler hopes that a more clearly defined purpose for its big sedan, combined with liberal dipping into the corporate tech toy box, will rekindle buyer interest. I grabbed the keys of the edgiest of the bunch, the sport-intended 300S, and found a big sedan that gives away some practicality to the rest of its segment mates. The trade-off for the dip in pragmatism is an uptick and driving fun and attitude that should make all the difference for the right buyer.

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15Taiwan latest to put the smack down on Uber

Popular car service Uber has found itself in hot water in locations around the world, with Taiwan taking exception to how the unlicensed service does business within its borders.

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16US road fatalities down 25 percent over last decade

NHTSA's freshly released 2013 Fatality Analysis Reporting System study shows a total of 32,719 deaths on the roads, a drop of 3.1 percent from 2012 and a decrease of around 25 percent since 2004. However, a handful of the statistics suggest there are still a ways to go to make things more secure for everyone, especially bicyclists.

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10Smart Fortwo Brabus drops most of its camo

A high-performance version of the new Smart Fortwo was spotted testing without much camouflage. But just what will provide the grunt – and will the Brabus version finally make it to US showrooms?

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102015 Dodge Challenger crash test results slip from last year's model

The Dodge Challenger has netted a five-star overall crash test rating for 2015, but that's not the whole story, as the fullsize muscle coupe saw its front crash rating fall from five to four stars.

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12Ford leads top searched-for car brands on Google in 2014

The 2014 Google Trends report has named its most-searched-for automaker, with Ford taking the crown. Other big names to make the list include Dodge, BMW and Tesla. Meanwhile, high-end and exotic manufacturers, like Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar all missed out on the top-ten roundup.

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34Is Subaru close to ditching 6-cylinder engines?

Subaru's 3.6-liter flat-six engine might not be long for this world, at least in some markets. According to one of the company's engineers, the Japanese brand may drop the mill from its models in favor of a focus on the 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-four.

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2332016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives with 640 hp, 200-mph top speed

Most Powerful Cadillac Ever Prepares To Storm Detroit Auto Show

The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives with a massive 6.2-liter, supercharged V8 engine, packing 640 hp and 630 lb-ft of torque. This means Caddy's baddest V model ever can sprint to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 200 mph. Here's everything we know about the beast so far.

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4Range Rover Sport SVR hangs its tail out at Rockingham

Land Rover's new performance utility gets off the old dusty trail and onto the racing circuit to show us what it's got in this minute-and-a-half-long clip.

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16US sells Ally Financial shares, putting an end to auto bailout [UPDATE]

The US Treasury will come out ahead on its bailout of Ally Financial, unloading its final shares for an estimated $1.25 billion and bringing its total profits on the Ally rescue to $18.3 billion on a $17.2 billion investment. That's a net win.

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11Polaris Slingshot now banned in Connecticut, too

Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

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