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    ETC: Volvo PV444 turns 70

    Volvo has made all manner of vehicles over the course of its long history, including coupes, convertibles, hatchbacks, sedans, wagons and SUVs. But the vehicle that started it all was the PV444. Or rather, we should say, the PV444 is what re-started it all. Because while it wasn't Volvo's first ...

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    Official: Honda marks 20 million vehicles made in the USA

    Japanese automakers manufacturing in the United States is nothing new. But it was in November of 1982 when the first Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line in Marysville, OH. It was the first Japanese vehicle assembled in the US, and in the nearly 32 years since, Honda has made 10 million ...

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    Official: Jaguar-Land Rover builds millionth vehicle at Halewood

    Jaguar-Land Rover is not what you'd call a volume automaker by any stretch of the imagination. But in the dozen years since it started manufacturing at its Halewood plant near Liverpool, England, the automaker has already built its millionth vehicle. The landmark vehicle is a Range Rover Evoque, ...

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    Official: Skoda builds its four-millionth Octavia

    Skoda may not fall on your radar screen since it doesn't market in North America, but don't think for one second that it doesn't count. Volkswagen's Czech subsidiary sells and even manufactures cars around the world that sell in big numbers. In fact, it just built it four-millionth Octavia. Now ...

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    Official: Mazda's Hofu plant builds its ten-millionth car

    Ten million is a lot no matter which way you cut it, and no matter what you're talking about: Ten million dollars, ten million miles, ten million people... certainly ten million cars. And that's the milestone that Mazda's Hofu plant in Yamaguchi prefecture of Japan has just achieved. The Hofu ...

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    Official: Audi celebrates 10 million midsize cars

    Any way you look at it, ten million is an awfully big number. All the more so when you're talking about luxury sedans, not budget hatchbacks. But that's how many mid-size cars Audi has built to date. The total stretches back to 1972, through four generations of the Audi 80 and four more of its ...

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    JLR donates 1,000,000th Range Rover to charity

    Millionth Range Rover rolls off the assembly line – Click above for high-res image
    Before every automaker and their sister-companies got into the luxury SUV game, there was really only one truck to speak of, and that was the Range Rover. Now 40 years since its original introduction and ...

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    Chevrolet announces 1.5 millionth Corvette produced, confirms Grand Sport pricing

    The 1.5 millionth Corvette - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The very first Chevrolet Corvette built way back in 1953 was Polo White with a red interior and a black top. It was practically made by hand, cost $3,498 plus tax and shipping, and the only options were an AM radio and a heater. ...

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    One in 20 Million: Honda celebrates U.S. production milestone

    In spite of Honda's latest production cuts, the Japanese automaker reached a significant milestone this week. Twenty-seven years after opening its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant, Honda has produced its 20 millionth vehicle in North America. The original U.S. plant is still open but it has been ...

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    Land Rover celebrates 500,000 sales in U.S.

    Land Rover first clambered onto our shores in March, 1987. It took almost ten-and-a-half years to sell the first 100,000 vehicles in the U.S., but it took only five more to move the next 150,000. And now with an expanded lineup and the Range Rover still stalking the countryside as the king of the ...

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    3 Million screaming Nissan fans can't be wrong - Altima production hits milestone

    Fifteen years and three generations on, the three-millionth Nissan Altima has been birthed at the Smyrna Tennessee plant. The Altima is Nissan's current sales champ, with diverse trim-level and power unit options, efficiency nuts and performance enthusiasts can both find something to love in the ...

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    Mazda Milestone: 1,000,000 Mazda3s

    In Japan it's the Axela (above), but we know it as the Mazda3, and this morning, Mazda announced that it's built a million of them. Good-looking and practical, the car is by all accounts, an enormous hit. No Mazda vehicle has reached this milestone faster, and interest in the car remains sky high. ...


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