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    Paris: 2015 Opel Adam S dons a red cap, gets turbo boost
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    We had a chance to drive the tiny Opel Adam following the Frankfurt Motor Show last fall, and what we found was a cute little city car that's decently fun, but hardly sporty. But that's about to change, as Opel has thrown a dose of sport at its plucky little runabout, and the finished result, the ...

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    Paris: Renault Espace is the minivan that isn't [w/video]
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    A one-box shape, three-rows of seating, a huge feature set and sliding rear doors: these are the elements that make up what we know as "minivan." That's a category that the Renault Espace has headlined, in Europe, for decades now. Well, until the new generation's launch at this year's Paris Motor ...

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    Paris: Venturi revels in its EV history with new America
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    Venturi almost always cooks up something fresh and a bit crazy for the Paris Motor Show, from the America EV dune buggy to the Eclectic, which lived up to its name. This year at the Mondial de l'Automobile, Venturi is showing off its latest vehicle – a new version of the America EV – ...

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    Paris: 2015 Volkswagen Passat brings plug-in power to Europe
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    Volkswagen (and many other European automakers) have a storied history of launching products in their home market before bringing those wares over to the United States. Look at the seventh-generation Golf, for example, which just arrived in the US as a 2015 model but first debuted at the Paris ...

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    Paris: 2015 Ford S-Max adds all-wheel drive, adaptive steering
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    The Blue Oval's 'One Ford' mantra has seen rapid commonization of the automaker's products across markets, but North America still has to look from afar at most of the company's Max-branded people movers, including this new S-Max. That's a bit of a shame – we like the space efficiency and ...

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    Official: XL Sport was 200-millionth VW produced
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    Volkswagen Group is one of the largest automakers on Earth, operating 106 factories in 27 countries and building everything from motorcycles to commercial vehicles. However, it saved something very special to celebrate its latest production milestone. During VW's preview night ahead of the 2014 ...

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    Paris: Peugeot Quartz concept hides a 500-hp hybrid under its rocky exterior
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    Peugeot is going through a bit of a rough patch recently with Dongfeng and the French government coming to its rescue earlier this year. For the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the company is bringing out everything it can to show strength to the home market. Among the automaker's concepts this year is ...

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    Paris: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack jacks up onto stage
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    Subaru has its Outbacks. Volvo the Cross Country models. Audi has Allroad. Volkswagen labels the wagons it ruggedizes for off-roading (or at least soft-roading) under the name Alltrack, and this is the latest. Joining the Passat Alltrack and making its grand debut at the Paris Motor Show, the ...

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    Paris: Hyundai i20 shows what brown can do for you [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of the i20 at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, Hyundai continues to shake off its old image in Europe as a maker of cheap, unstylish little penalty boxes. This five-door hatch has to fit into the crowded, compact hatch market over there against popular entries like the Ford ...

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    Paris: 2015 Ford C-Max gets a corporate nose job [w/video]
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    Ford might not have the splashiest booth here at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, but the automaker is showing off quite a bit of hardware that will actually end up on roads across Europe. Parisians are no doubt tickled at getting to see the specifications of the Mustang tuned for The Continent (which ...

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    Paris: Skoda Fabia comes to Paris to Czech out the scene
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    The Škoda what now, you ask? The Škoda Fabia, that's what. It may not be offered in North America, but globally speaking, it's the second most successful model from the Volkswagen group's third most successful brand. And Skoda has just revealed the all-new version here at the 2014 ...

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    Paris: 2015 Kia Rio freshens up for France
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    We've always felt that the current-generation Rio is styled with European flair, so good on Kia for showing its refreshed new look here at the Paris Motor Show. The B-segment hatchback's aggressive looks get modestly more so for the new model year, with a revamped tiger nose grille and new light ...

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    Paris: Honda HR-V Prototype looks awfully familiar
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    Is there anything quite so exciting as seeing a brand-new vehicle for the very first time? Part of the allure of auto shows is the chance to see new ideas, just before they're fully baked and ready for public consumption. "Prototypes" you might say, of production models that are just around the ...

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    Paris: Audi R8 LMX illuminates the City of Light with lasers
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    Hard as it may seem to believe, the Audi R8 has been around for the better part of a decade. But does that make us love it any less? Hardly, especially not when Audi keeps rolling out ever-more enticing versions like the one you see here. Debuting at the Paris Motor Show, the new Audi R8 LMX is ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.1.14
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    Lamborghini Shows Asterion hypercar concept The media days of the 2014 Paris Motor Show might technically start tomorrow, but the party has clearly begun already. The early star in Paris is this Lamborghini Asterion concept, which melds V10 muscle with an electric drivetrain 910 ...

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    Official: British Honda CR-V looks tough, gets diesel and 9-speed auto
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    Honda just took the wraps off of its thoroughly updated 2015 CR-V for the US, with a touch more style and improved powertrain to provide more torque and better fuel economy. In our First Drive, we found that all of the changes really focused the CUV even more towards the desires of its audience ...

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    Official: Skoda introduces new Paris-bound Fabia Combi wagon
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    Škoda may not get the bulk of our attention, but it's hard to argue with the nearly 1 million vehicles it moved last year. In terms of sales volume, that makes Škoda the third biggest division under the Volkswagen Group umbrella (after VW and Audi). The Octavia accounted for over a ...

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    Official: Fiat observes Paris Fashion Week with 500 Couture special edition
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    The Paris Motor Show may be where the bulk of new cars will be presented this week in the French capital, but it's not the only place. Fiat has chosen the swank Champs Elysées to unveil a trio of special-edition Cinquecento models as part of Fashion Week. The first in the 500 Couture line ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Renault Twingo [w/video]
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    In cars, as in all things, there exists a huge chasm between what is possible and what is probable. It may be possible, for example, that within a few years, we'll be zipping around town in hydrogen-powered, autonomous flying cars. But the likelihood is that we'll all be driving four-wheeled ...

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    Report: Dutch monster truck demonstration leaves three dead
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    Tragedy struck during a monster truck demonstration at a car show in Haaksbergen, Netherlands, when the massive vehicle (pictured above) seemingly lost control and crashed into spectators. The calamity resulted in three fatalities and many injuries among bystanders. Videos of the accident seemed ...

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