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Apple iOS in the Car Takes Siri to Go

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Rumors of Apple working on some kind of “iCar” or in-car infotainment system have long circulated whenever the tech giant has made a product announcement. Yesterday, at its annual World Wide Developers Conference, Apple has taken a big step in that direction by announcing iOS in the Car. Unsurprisingly, Apple is staying relatively mum on the ...

Top 10 Vehicles that Deserve Two-Door Coupe Variants

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Not as many two-door coupes are available today as there once were, and we think that’s a shame. From a subcompact four-door hatchback to a pricey and powerful luxury SUV, we’ve found 10 gaps in the new car market where we’d like to see two-door variants of four-door sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. While a handful ...

WOT Four Years Ago: Topless Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt Launch On Time, Special Shelby GT40

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May 2, 2008 – Four years ago today, former GM CEO Rick Wagoner confirmed the Chevrolet Volt was on schedule for its projected 2010 launch date, while Ford denied reports of selling off Volvo and Mercury. The Toyota Prius went topless, and Shelby Automotive built a GT40 rolling chassis for Carroll Shelby’s birthday. GM CEO Wagoner: ...

Rest in Pieces: Cars That Bit the Dust in 2012

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While we’re preparing to ring in the New Year, let’s take a look back at the cars, trucks, and SUVs that won’t be joining us in 2013. While nameplates like Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano and Hyundai Veracruz died in 2012, their places in their respective automakers lineups were replaced by updated models like the F12 ...

More Motor Trend Video Hosts Reveal Daily Drivers, Fastest-Ever Speed Driven

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You already got acquainted with several Motor Trend hosts a couple months ago, but some weren’t available to answer some of your questions because they were out on assignment – most likely driving the latest and greatest. In this new episode of Wide Open Throttle, Jessi Lang rounds up the rest of the MT crew ...

Top 10 Cars That Could Use a Corvette V-8

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General Motors makes a damn good V-8. The company’s small block pushrod V-8s are among the most loved by enthusiasts not only because of the power and reliability they offer, but also because its compact size allows it to squeeze into all but the smallest of engine bays – even engine bays designed to accommodate ...