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Rumors Video Roundup: Tesla Model S Tests, Wacky Peugeot Races, Audi S4 Gets Flogged

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This week’s Rumors Video Roundup has a little something for everyone. If you’re a Francophile, we have a zany ad from Peugeot’s Brazilian agency pitting the 208 against some unusual rivals, the Tesla Model S’s performance gets measured both at the track and in kindergarten, and archrivals Ferrari and Porsche duke it out at, where ...

General Motors Hoping to Gain Market Share On Dominant Toyota in Indonesia

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Every day, a story comes out about growth of car sales in emerging markets. From ultra-luxury brands to entry-level basic transportation, the potential upside growth in emerging economies has brought these former sales backwaters to the forefront of industry attention. Toyota is a dominant player in many emerging markets, but perhaps nowehere as dominant as ...

General Motors Makes Investment for 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

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General Motors is investing $133 million into its Wentzville, Missouri assembly and stamping plant this week. The additional investment will create or retain 55 jobs and will help the facility prepare to build the upcoming 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon midsize pickups. The new investment will go toward the addition of a third stamping ...

Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

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The weather is warmer, the days are longer, spring has arrived, and we find ourselves once again lusting after a top-down road trip. While few of us can enjoy the glamor of, say, a Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (MSRP: $238,000), there are plenty of more affordable droptop cars. Here are the ten cheapest new ...

Chevrolet Cruze Leads Compact Car Sales in June

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The Chevrolet Cruze climbed four spots from fifth place in May to claim the top spot in June – the compact bow-tie’s first podium finish this year. With the new compact sales leader, the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus, and Hyundai Elantra each fell one spot in June. Chevrolet sold 32,871 Cruze sedans last month, ...

Chevrolet To Sell Small Cargo Van Based On Nissan NV200

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Chevrolet announced that it will introduce a small cargo van called the City Express, but it won’t be a General Motors design. The new City Express will be based on the Nissan NV200, but rebadged and sold at Chevrolet dealers in the U.S. and Canada. Chevrolet says its customers have asked for an urban-sized cargo van, ...

Dubai Cops Roll In Chevy Camaro SS Style

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It’s been nearly 11 years since Chevrolet offered an actual police equipment package for the Camaro, but that apparently hasn’t deterred the Dubai Police force, as they’re now rocking a brand new 2013 Camaro SS coupe. Like Dubai’s other patrol cars, the Camaro wears white paint along with green bodyside and hood striping – the latter ...

Nissan Altima is March’s Best-Selling Midsize Sedan

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Toyota sold 37,663 Camrys last month, but it wasn’t enough to stay on top of the midsize segment. With sales totaling 37,763, just 100 more than the Camry, the Nissan Altima was the best-selling midsize player in March. Despite this small setback, Toyota can take solace in the fact that Camry’s year-to-date total is 100,830, ...

Feature Flick: Hennessey Camaro ZL1 At The Texas Mile

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The Texas Mile is infamous by now: it’s a yearly tribute to acceleration and crazy top-speed numbers. This year, Motor Trend‘s Jessi Lang strapped on a helmet and took a Hennessey Performance-tuned Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 down the runway as fast as she could. The premise of the Texas Mile is simple: take one 8000-foot runway, and ...

Feature Flick: Modified Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Stars In “Turbo” Movie

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A modified Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will star in one of the summer’s upcoming animated movies, “Turbo.” In this new video, Chevrolet representatives discuss the car and what it means for the new DreamWorks movie. The new movie “Turbo” follows the story of an eponymous snail with a desire for speed. One day, he’s sucked into the ...
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