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    Official: 2015 Toyota Yaris to start at $14,845* and look like this
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    Toyota released a new Yaris in Europe and its Vitz clone in Japan a few months ago, so we knew it would only be a matter of time before it would launch the new hatchback here in North America. And that time has come. The new, more distinctive 2015 Yaris features far more aggressive exterior ...

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    Official: Hot Wheels reveals life-size Darth Vader car at Comic-Con [w/video]
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    Let's face it; Darth Vader is a thousand times cooler than Luke Skywalker. The hero might get the girl, but in the case of Star Wars, it's his sister. Vader, though, controls the Death Star, two of them in fact. It turns out that the Sith Lord has a meaner car too, at least thanks to Hot ...

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    Video: Leno lives the lowrider life with a pair of Chevy Impalas
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    Jay Leno gets low in his latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage by showing off two custom lowriders based on a pair of '60s Chevrolet Impala classics and talks to some experts in the field. The whole culture surrounding these cars is a product of Southern California; so it makes sense for Golden ...

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    Featured: Nuclear-powered concept cars from the Atomic Age
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    In the 1950s and early 60s, the dawn of nuclear power was supposed to lead to a limitless consumer culture, a world of flying cars and autonomous kitchens all powered by clean energy. In Europe, it offered the then-limping continent a cheap, inexhaustible supply of power after years of rationing ...

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    Official: Smart Fortwo, Forfour reborn with fresh styling on new platform [w/video]
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    Meet the 2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour, a new pair of hatchbacks that Daimler hopes will revive the struggling Smart brand. We aren't expecting to see the Forfour here in the US market, although the smaller Fortwo should eventually hit our shores in the future. Following yesterday's teaser ...

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    Report: Toyota design leader Dezi Nagaya moving to Yamaha
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    If you want to know who's been responsible for injecting some attitude into Toyota's designs in recent years, look to Akihiro Nagaya. As a design executive and as a freelance consultant, the rockstar designer known as Dezi has styled more concept and production cars for Toyota and its Lexus brand ...

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    Report: Local Motors crowd-sourcing new lightweight sports car
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    If you hear the name Local Motors and automatically associate it with the Rally Fighter pictured above, we can hardly blame you. It is the project for which the manufacturing startup is best known, after all. But it's not the only one it has undertaken to date. Local Motors has also sourced from ...

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    Official: Finally, a car bed for adults
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    Were you ever jealous of the racecar bed that the rich kid down the street had as a kid? Or maybe Ricky Schroder's on the totally-'80s TV show Silver Spoons? You probably thought the chance had passed since no spouse on this planet would ever let a bed shaped liked a car into the bedroom. ...

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    Official: Here's Aston Martin's DP-100 racer for Gran Turismo in all its virtual glory [w/video]
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    After a little bit of teasing, Aston Martin is finally unveiling its Design Prototype 100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept at the Goodwood Festival of Speed that makes it into Gran Turismo 6 in July. With the DP-100, the company's designers have gotten a chance to shrug off the shackles of realism and ...

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    Official: Alfa Romeo turns it up to 11 with Harrison guitars and Marshall amps
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    To American enthusiasts, nothing might say rock n' roll quite like a classic muscle car. But that doesn't preclude the Europeans from trying. Volkswagen has partnered with Fender for its premium audio systems, and now Alfa Romeo is teaming up with some rocking powerhouses as well. The Italian ...

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    First Ride: Harley-Davidson LiveWire [w/video]
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    Days before Harley-Davidson shocked the world with news that after 111 years of building increasingly larger, gas-powered V-twins, it was going all Tesla with its plug-in electric LiveWire, I had the chance to ride it. The country's largest and most iconic motorcycle maker had set up shop on a ...

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    Deep Dive: 2015 Ford Edge debuts with fresh tech inside and out
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    Edge will be the first Ford-badged product to come standard with EcoBoost power. Ford officially unveiled the all-new, second-generation Edge today at its Dearborn home, announcing that the latest version of the popular crossover will ride on the same CD4 architecture that underpins the Ford ...

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    Official: This is what the interior of the new overseas Chevy Cruze looks like
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    Forbidden fruit always seems to taste a little sweeter, and what you see above is the fairly impressive interior of the new, Chinese-market version of the Chevrolet Cruze. As befitting a car with sleek, upgraded exterior styling, the interior is also reworked to be a better place to spend time. ...

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    Read This: 2015 Nissan Murano could have been a lot more boring to look at
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    When it debuted at the 2014 New York Auto Show, the third-generation Nissan Murano wowed us more than just about any other car on hand (that's sort of why we handed it an Editors' Choice for the NYIAS). It's sharp, aggressive design was a dramatic departure from the smoother styling of the ...

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    ETC: Check out these strapping classic car-upholstery accessories
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    Cars and rock and roll have gone together since the early days. Whether it's Hot Rod Lincoln, G.T.O or a bunch of songs by The Beach Boys, auto enthusiasts were instrumental to the history of the genre. Photography has played a huge role in our hobby as well. Think of the number of cars you know ...

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    Official: Local Motors chooses car design to be 3D printed [w/videos]
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    The folks from Local Motors seem like the kind of people you just want to sit down with to talk about cars for hours. They seem to have such a diverse set of influences, whether they are building offroad sport trucks like the Rally Fighter or an electrically assisted drift trike like the Verrado. ...

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    Official: Dartz Red Russian is a Putin-spec Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6
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    The creations that come from Dartz Motorz almost defy explanation. The company is known for modifying SUVs with so much over-the-top luxury that they seem unreal. For example, its last project was a Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 with gold wheels and a portable smoking room. The company's latest foray into ...

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    Official: Buick asks design students 'What could a Buick sedan look like in 2030?'
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    When you think of daring concept cars or emotional design-student projects, Buick probably isn't the first brand that comes to mind. It's not for lack of concepts; when General Motors ran down 11 concept-car highlights from Buick's 110-year history, three of them are from the past 15 years, with ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #384 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #384 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

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    Exclusive: Piloti back on track with new owner Canadian Tire, new shoes
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    A longtime favorite of racing drivers, enthusiasts and automotive journalists alike, Piloti emerged in 1999 to provide a unique line of driving shoes for both on-track use and off. Yet despite their popularity in the automotive marketplace, the brand disappeared a couple of years ago after the ...

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