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Nissan unveiled the all-new diesel powered Nissan Titan full-size pickup on Monday at the North American International Auto Show. With the Titan XD, Nissan tries to offer a pickup truck that slots in-between full size pickup trucks and their heavy-duty versions. “With the 2016 Nissan Titan XD, we weren’t just going for ‘best-in-class. Instead, we […]

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Land Rover announced in Detroit diesel power is coming under the hood of its 2016 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models. The company said the Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 SUVs are expected to deliver 25 miles per gallon combined, a 32 percent improvement over the supercharged V6, and reach a […]

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The Detroit show is underway for 2015 and Volkswagen is showcasing  the Cross Coupe GTE PHEV concept. At the end of 2016, Volkswagen will start production of a new model in Chattanooga, Tennessee: a seven-seater mid-size SUV. As a preview to this vehicle, Volkswagen is now showing the five-seater Cross Coupe GTE at the North […]

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General Motors is rolling out zero-emissions vehicles with less than one horsepower each. That is, it’s using bicycles. More specifically, the automaker will be promoting employee bike sharing in and around its expansive Warren Technical Center campus. This is not the first time GM has used bikes. Another time was during WWII because of fuel […]

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The Audi allroad shooting brake PHEV concept is making its debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The two-door car is a hybrid crossover; Audi said its hybrid drive, which is as powerful as it is efficient, makes a new form of quattro drive possible – the e-tron quattro. “The show […]

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Mini confirmed its new Mini Cooper will see its U.S. version fully unveiled next month at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The latest generation of the Mini is said by the British premium brand to be once again a pioneer of individual style, premium quality and high-end technology. Mini added […]

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General Motors announced it will invest nearly $1.3 billion in five manufacturing sites in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to produce new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, enhance vehicle quality and streamline logistics. The investments, touching GM plants in Detroit, Flint and Romulus, Mich.; Toledo, Ohio and Bedford, Ind., will support production of a new V6 engine, […]

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Car sharing network Zipcar, Inc. announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market. “Bringing car sharing to a city made by cars and built for cars is a huge accomplishment for Zipcar,” said Zipcar President […]

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GM will be converting ex-shipping crates into gardens in order to green Detroit. General Motors announced it is turning 100 steel crates used for shipping engines to Orion Assembly into raised urban garden in vacant parking lots throughout Detroit, building on an earlier donation of 250 crates that enabled Cadillac Urban Gardens to bloom in […]

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The diesel-powered new Mazda6 race car did it again this weekend. The breakthrough victory was just a few weeks ago at Road Atlanta.  Now, the Mazda team backed it up with another win, this time in the Motor City.  Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez drove the #00 Visit Florida Racing SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Mazda6 to […]

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