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    Official: Renault sets 'Ring record with new Mégane RS 275 Trophy-R [w/video]
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    Clocking a lap time of less than eight minutes on the Nürburgring is a real feat in just about any car. But a front-driver? That's the gauntlet that Seat threw down March when it hustled its new Leon Cupra 280 around the Nordschleife in 7:58.4, knocking Renault off its perch for the quickest ...

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    Report: Chevy outpacing Toyota, Honda, Ford in subcompact sales
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    Years ago, the subcompact car market was mostly made up of under-powered, poorly featured little penalty boxes, but over the course of the past decade, this segment has absolutely flourished. Cars like the Honda Fit are something most people would happily drive. And it appears that Chevrolet is ...

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    Video: Toyota Aygo stars in 'invisible driver' prank
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    We love a good automotive-themed prank. Rémi Gaillard remains a favorite, although maybe we should take a closer look at MagicOfRahat, another online prankster. Rahat, who has developed a bit of a reputation for blending in with car seats, giving the impression that there's no one behind ...

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    Recalls: Airbag recall adds 85k Pontiac Vibes to tally
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    The repairs needed for the faulty airbag inflators supplied by Takata continue to expand. Toyota initially announced a recall of 766,300 vehicles equipped with the bad part on June 11 as a followup to a campaign from 2013. Soon after, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a ...

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    Official: Ford lowers MPG ratings on six vehicles
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    Ford has announced that it will be lowering the fuel economy ratings on a number of its 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles after an error was discovered in the company's internal testing data. The EPA has been notified. Worryingly for Ford, the vast majority of the vehicles affected are hybrids, ...

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    Spy Shots: Honda's Euro Civic hatch getting facelift, too
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    Honda's freshening of the Civic line isn't just limited to the North American market, as proven by these images of the Euro-spec model testing on Her Majesty's motorways. According to our spies, this new Civic boasts a heavily restyled front fascia, with headlights and taillights that draw a ...

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    Video: Seat Leon Cupra racecar dropped like it's hot
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    Crashes in racing are expected to happen at high speed with two drivers challenging each other to be the first one into a corner. They are not, however, supposed to happen like this. The poor Seat Leon Cupra racecar here goes out in the most humiliating way possible – a combination of ...

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    Recalls: Toyota expands airbag recall to 2.27M vehicles worldwide [UPDATE]
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    Was your Toyota inspected under the company's recall campaign for faulty airbag inflators last year? You might have another trip ahead to have it repaired again. The automotive giant says that it found "the involved serial numbers provided by the supplier were incomplete, and did not include all ...

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    Official: 2015 Honda Fit configurator will let you have it your way
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    Honda has released the online configurator for the all-new, 2015 Fit – a vehicle that was scheduled to launch earlier, but was delayed until this month. As is the case with the rest of the Japanese manufacturer's builders, there's not a lot to this one – pick a trim, transmission ...

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    Video: VW's new German E-Golf spot looks awfully familiar
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    Ever have the feeling of déjà vu? Volkswagen has released a new video in Germany for the all-electric E-Golf, which is all well and good. The problem, though, is that it looks just a bit familiar. See, there are a lot of parallels between this ad and a certain Chevrolet spot for ...

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    Auctions: Rubber woman enlisted to help sell VW Golf in UK
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    We're tempted to just let you gaze at the picture above, and the gallery, then point you to the relevant auction on eBay UK and let you figure out the rest... but we'll at least say a few words. Auction site user Gawjusberni of East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom wants to move his ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI
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    Contrary to what you may have assumed, the Volkswagen Golf was not named after the sport. Rather, when the car was being developed as the successor to the Beetle, "Golf," which is German for "Gulf," was meant to pay homage to the Gulf Stream, a powerful and swift Atlantic Ocean ...

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    Official: Mini stretches out with new Hardtop 4 door [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Information on US availability, specification and nomenclature added to the updated text below. Few automakers have managed to spin off as many variants of essentially one vehicle as Mini has. The second generation produced even more versions than the first, and now that the third ...

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    Official: Lego Mini Cooper coming in August [w/video]
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    Lego isn't just for kids anymore. A while back, the company cleverly realized that adults liked its connecting blocks as much as kids but wanted a more sophisticated project to take on. It offers a whole set of Expert models, including a wickedly cool Volkswagen Bus from a few years ago. Now, ...

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    Featured: Ford ST Octane Academy [w/video]
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    The ST school is about more than just handbrake turns, hot laps, and sliding into parking spaces. I felt like such a rock star. On my second pass around the UrbanCross course (read: fancy autocross) at the Ford ST Octane Academy, I absolutely nailed the exit, sliding the bright-yellow Focus ...

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    Official: Hyundai Veloster Re:Flex edition hits showrooms with $21,650* MSRP
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    It's been several months since Hyundai first revealed the Veloster Re:Flex at the Chicago Auto Show. The special-edition of the quirky Korean hatchback features an array of chrome accents and exclusive available Ice Pearl paint along with LED lighting, red or black leather interior, and of course ...

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    Official: VW Golf and GTI earn Top Safety Pick+ ratings [w/video]
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    More good news for Volkswagen, as its new small hatchback, the seventh-generation Golf and its sporty brother, the GTI, have both been named to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's prestigious Top Safety Pick+ list. Both cars scored "Good" ratings across the board, including on the ...

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    Video: 2015 VW GTI makes movie magic with a heaping helping of GoPro
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    Quick, what do a Volkswagen GTI and a GoPro have in common? Well, the answer is quite obvious. They've both become an ever-present item at track days and autocrosses over the years. Now, though, they're finally teaming up. Volkswagen has announced that anyone that buys or leases a new, ...

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    Official: Audi reveals updated RS7 Sportback in Europe
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    It was just a couple of weeks ago that Audi revealed a few mild updates to its A7. It even ported those changes over to the warmed-up S7 performance version. All that was missing was the full-steam RS7, and that's precisely what we have here. Now before you get all excited, note that the new RS7 ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo is long on name, longer on hotness [w/video]
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    Consider the floodgates open on the Vision Gran Turismo movement. Following up on the BMW Vision Gran Turismo and Volkswagen GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo from earlier this month, Mitsubishi's contribution to the range of concept cars has made its debut. This is the Concept XR-PHEV Evolution ...

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