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AddSubaru nixes plans for US-built XV Crosstrek

Subaru had plans to build the Crosstrek here in the US, but Reuters reports that the company has changed its mind and will build the little crossover Scooby in Japan, in the same Gunma Prefecture factory where the Impreza, BRZ and Levorg are built.

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AddWatch this loyal dog chase his owner's ambulance

When paramedics in Brazil took his owner to the hospital, this loyal pooch chased the ambulance down the street to stay at his side.

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AddJock Clear, Lewis Hamilton's race engineer at Mercedes, moves to Ferrari

The turnover at Ferrari F1 continues with news that Jock Clear, Lewis Hamilton's performance engineer this season at Mercedes AMG Petronas, will join the Scuderia. In addition to Hamilton, Clear helped Jacques Villeneuve to his Driver's Championship in 1997. He'll take over the vacancy left by former Ferrari engineering head Pat Fry's departure.

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2Woman reunited with stolen Mustang after 28 years

An enthusiast Christmas story: Salinas, California resident Lynda Alsip bought a 1967 Ford Mustang in 1984 when she was 17 years old, but it was stolen from her two years later. This year, the California Highway Patrol reunited her with her first car after a man tried to register it at the DMV.

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3Mazda de Mexico celebrates 100,000th car built

Mazda built its 100,000th unit in Mexico after less than a year in operation. But that's just the start, with capacity set to ramp up to 250,000 units by early 2016.

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5Motorcycle fatalities down for the first time since 2009

For the first time since 2009, motorcycle fatalities decreased year-on-year in 2013: the Fatality Analysis Reporting System compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration counted 4,668 motorcyclist deaths last year compared to 4,896 in 2012.

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18Chris Harris reviews his personal, two-year-old Ferrari FF [w/video]

Chris Harris has lusted after a Ferrari FF since the day it was revealed, but he couldn't buy one until depreciation made friends with his bank account. He finally got a two-year-old model, and after five months of ownership - and the occasional interior part that falls off - he finds it's everything he wanted.

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AddDan Neil pokes fun at the celeb cars of 2014

The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil takes aim at the celebrity cars of 2014, including Lincoln's tie-up with Matthew McConaughey, Floyd Mayweather's Bugattis and Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 918 Spyder.

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132016 Cadillac CT6 to get an aluminum body?

Automobile reports that the coming Cadillac CT6 will have an aluminum body. If that ends up being the case, an all-aluminum body would be quite the reversal, contradicting the last four months of reportage and company statements on the matter.

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11Ford offering factory-spec EcoBoost reflashes that don't void warranty*

Ford Racing is offering the ProCal handset for $595, allowing you to reflash the ECU on your EcoBoost-equipped ride to extract more of its inherent capabilities without any additional upgrades. It gives you control of variables such as throttle response, idle speed and turbo wastegate control, among others.

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9Motorweek remembers the Bimmers that made us all fall in love

A Motorweek Retro Review takes us back to 1986, when the 121-horsepower BMW 325e and 182-hp 635Csi represented the purity of the brand. It's those kinds of cars that helped make BMW what it is today, and that make enthusiasts bang on tables, upset that the brand isn't that anymore.

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13Recharge Wrap-up: Chevy Volt class action suit proposed, Tesla stock could outperform in 2015

ZEB Pilot House Makes Enough Extra Power To Charge An EV

Analysts are bullish on Tesla, a class action suit is filed against GM for steering defects in the Chevrolet Volt, and a solar-powered house also charges an EV.

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2Haas F1 team buys Marussia HQ in UK

In racing, there are the haves and the have-nots. Marussia is sliding into the latter category, but its demise now means that Haas has a European base of operations for its new American F1 team.

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AddWeekly Recap: 2016 CTS-V gives Cadillac new momentum for the new year

Plus: Notes on the 1984 Audi Sport Quattro, Shelby Super Snake and VW Golf R

We curate the week's events with a focus on the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V. Plus, other news and notes from around the car world.

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AddStraight No Chaser to succeed Jim Nabors in singing at the Indy 500 [w/videos]

Jim Nabors may be best known for playing Gomer Pyle, but he's been part of Indy 500 for over four decades. Now that he's retiring, though, the race organizers have nominated an Indiana-based a cappella group to uphold the tradition.

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4Former Audi chief designer Wolfgang Egger leaves Italdesign

Wolfgang Egger has bounced back and forth between Italy and Germany over the course of his career, and will now be bouncing somewhere else as he reportedly leaves his job as head of Italdesign.

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56Tesla Roadster 3.0 package prototype announced with 400-mile possibilities

Improvements include bigger battery, aerodynamic improvements and low rolling resistence tires

Following a heads-up given by CEO Elon Musk last week on Twitter, the company has now shared some details of a new upgrade it will be making available for its electric sports coupe sometime in 2015. Together, the enhancements should offer a 40-50 percent range improvement and give Roadsters a 400-mile range under certain conditions.

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4Inside Ford's high-tech climate chamber

Located in Allen Park, MI, Ford's Driveability Test Facility can simulate the harshest conditions all in a controlled environment, including extreme cold, as highlighted in this latest video clip.

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2$1.3B worth of classic cars were auctioned in 2014

Collector car insurance company Hagerty estimates that $1.3 billion in classic vehicles crossed the auction block in 2014 in North America, up slightly from 1.2 billion in 2013. About a third of that was just during the Monterey Car Week.

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2Zagato rarities on display at Italian auto museum to mark 95th anniversary

Rare Alfa Romeos, Lancias, a Fiat, a Maserati, a BMW and an Aston Martin - all rebodied by legendary carrozzeria Zagato - are part of special exhibit at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin.

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12Google developing car-specific Android operating system

The automotive world is rapidly leaping into the next generation of infotainment systems. We already know that the CarPlay from Apple and Sync 3 from Ford based are on the way. Google showed off its future concept for Android Auto earlier this year and promised that it would be available by the end of 2014. That didn't happen, but the technology giant has put a tentative plan in place for its challenger in this crowded field.

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5Shelby GT350 to be auctioned for charity at Barrett-Jackson in January

Ford is auctioning off the chance to own the very first production example of the latest Shelby GT350 Mustang at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 17. There's no reserve on the sale, and all of the proceeds go to the JDRF, a charity that funds type 1 diabetes research.

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32Chevy Crossvolt name kept alive in new trademark application

Chevrolet has reapplied for the trademark "Crossvolt." It originally applied for the name in 2011, then let the application expire this year. The theory is that the name could be applied to a Chevrolet Volt crossover.

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