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    Video: 2014 Hyundai Equus facelift revealed ahead of NY debut
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    Hyundai has dropped a pair of videos detailing the facelifted 2014 Equus (a.k.a. Centennial) ahead of the luxury sedan's official debut at the New York Auto Show later this month. New adaptive LED headlamps are matched with redesigned LED taillamps, along with new 18-inch alloy wheels at all ...

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    Report: Aston Martin working on all-new Centenary model to celebrate anniversary
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    Aston Martin is rapidly approaching its 100th anniversary, and the company is reportedly hard at work on an all-new model to mark the occasion. According to Auto Express, CEO Ulrich Bez says the new creation will be an all-new mainstream model. That means we can count out any special-edition ...

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    Official: Louis Chevrolet honored with giant chrome bust in Swiss home town
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    Sure, we think of Chevrolet as an American automaker. One of the most American, at that. But its eponymous founder wasn't born in these United States. He was born in Switzerland. La Chaux-de-Fonds, to be exact, and so to celebrate the brand's 100th centenary, it has commissioned a local artist to ...

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    Evolution of Speed: Chevy speedometers through time
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    The devil is always in the details when it comes to industrial design. Sure, there are some ugly and disjointed consumer products that should never have been wrought upon the buying public, but the differences between most of the things we build and buy are subtle. Paying attention to the little ...

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    Video: Happy 100th Birthday, Chevrolet!
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    One hundred years is a long time. But over the past couple, several automakers have marked their centenaries, among them Ford, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Bugatti... and Chevrolet. The Bowtie brand has been marking its milestone birthday with a number of celebrations throughout the year, and doesn't ...

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    Video: Chevy recalls a century of motorsports excellence
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    General Motors is celebrating the Chevrolet Centennial this year – and treating us to some nice historical footage, like this three-minute video celebrating the Bowtie brand's motorsports heritage. While Chevy's racing involvement in recent years has been mostly focused on NASCAR and its ...

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    Report: GM burned by cyber prankster at Chevy centennial event
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    We're not sure how we missed this while attending the centennial event for Chevrolet yesterday, but apparently a cyber prankster got the better of General Motors while we were busying reporting on a new Trailblazer, the Spark EV and the return of the Belle Isle Grand Prix to Detroit. According ...

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    Chevy holding tournament to pick best Bowtie vehicle of all time
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    As a company, Chevrolet has helped shape the automotive landscape in more than one way. Has any other nameplate been responsible for more iconic models in its history? Names like Nomad, Impala, Apache, Chevelle, Camaro, Corvette, and Bel Air defined their segments and were emblematic of their ...

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    Rolls-Royce parades through London on the Spirit of Ecstacy centenary drive
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    Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstacy Centenary Drive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rolls-Royce may sell as many motor cars in Hong Kong and Dubai as they do in their own domestic market, but if you had to pick one city that embodies the Spirit of Ecstasy, that'd be London. So to ...

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    Your Face Here: Fiat celebrating half a million 500s with owner-inspired paint job
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    Fiat 500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If the Fiat 500 does as well here in the U.S. as it has in the rest of the world, Chrysler is going to have plenty to celebrate. Fiat just announced that it has sold a staggering 500,000 500s in just three years. To mark the occasion, the ...

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    Chevrolet releases 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept. Again.
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    Chevrolet 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept – Click above for a new high-res image gallery
    It's perfectly common for an automaker to release details and photos of a concept car in the months or weeks ramping up to its official debut at a major auto show. Not so much several months ...

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    Audi observes centennial with massive historical gallery and video
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    Audi Centennial: Motorsport - Click above for a massive high-res image gallery
    As devout gearheads you're undoubtedly aware today marks Audi's 100th anniversary, and in celebration of its centennial, one of Germany's most historic marques is kicking off the festivities with a star-studded event at ...

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    High Performance: Audi designs a €100,000 Bosendorfer piano to celebrate centenary
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    Bosendorfer Audi Design Grand Piano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are some things you just don't mess with. Like the shape of a grand piano. They've been making them for centuries, and though to a trained ear, one might sound different over another or even feel different to ...

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    Bugatti celebrates 100 years with four Centenaire specials at Villa d'Este
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    Bugatti Veyron Centenaire editions – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Although decades have separated the modern Bugatti from its heritage, the Alsatian exotic marque is one that prides itself on its racing pedigree. So to bridge that gap and celebrate its 100th anniversary, Bugatti ...

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    Mercedes-Benz celebrates iconic centennial with special CL550
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    Mercedes-Benz CL550 "100 Years of Mercedes-Benz Edition" – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    While so many other automakers have reinvented their logos over the years, Mercedes-Benz has stuck with the same one for 100 years now. One century ago, Daimler-Motoren-Gesselschaft went down ...

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    Chicago 2009: GM finally rolls out Corvette Stingray Concept [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Corvette Stingray Concept
    General Motors used the Chicago Auto Show to introduce the world to its latest concept vehicle, the Corvette Stingray, which will be featured in the upcoming Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie on June 26th. According to GM, ...

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    Transformers mystery car revealed as Corvette Centennial Design Concept
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    Jalopnik's Auto Insider has gotten the scoop on the Corvette-like concept that's been floating around the set of the new Transformers flick, Revenge of the Fallen. According to their sources, the design study will debut sometime next year ahead of the Transformers sequel, but won't foretell the ...

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    Pebble Beach Week 2007: The beasts of Brooklands shake up Pebble
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    Exactly five score years ago, 200,000 tons of gravel and cement were arranged in a 2.75 mile, high-banked, egg-shaped loop in the English countryside. The land was was called Brooklands, and the track laid on it -- the first purpose-built race track in the world -- would share the same name. The ...

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    Tulsarama time capsule a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere
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    On June 15th, 1957 the residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma buried a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere beneath a downtown sidewalk in front of the Tulsa County Courthouse. At the time Tulsa has more cars per capita than any U.S. city besides Los Angeles and a fierce rivalry with Oklahoma city. The time capsule stunt ...

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