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Chrysler puts the Jeep Grand Wagoneer on hold

2016-12-07 : Although Chrysler has confirmed plans to resurrect the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, it's now being reported that those plans have been put on hold. According to two suppliers, Chrysler has put plans for the new range-topping SUV on hold.
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Mazda just killed our dreams, an RX-8 successor isn't happening

2016-12-06 : There have been off and on again rumors for a while that Mazda is working on a successor to the RX-7/ RX-8 models with a new rotary powered engine. Well those rumors have now been officially killed thanks to Mazda's CEO Masamichi Kogai who recently told Automotive News that Mazda has no plans for a sports car larger than the MX-5 Miata.
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Honda to reveal "e;Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem"e; at CES

2016-12-06 : Honda has announced that the "e;Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem"e; will be the theme for its exhibit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Using the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, and big data to transform the mobility experience, Honda plans to give the world a look at how it sees the future of transportation.
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Kia's new rear-wheel drive teased ahead of its debut in Detroit

2016-12-05 : Kia is getting ready to reveal a production version of the rear-wheel drive GT concept next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Kia's new high-performance sedan is going to debut on January 8, 2017, but until that date Kia is going to release teasers on the microsite - The Curve Ahead.
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Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan SUV prototype revealed

2016-12-02 : Rolls-Royce has already announced that it is building a new SUV and now it's given the world its first look at it. Called the Project Cullinan, the new "e;all-terrain, high-sided vehicle"e; is the brand's first attempt at making a large SUV.
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets 84 MPGe rating

2016-12-01 : Chrysler has announced that the 2017 Pacifica Hybrid minivan now holds the title as the most fuel-efficient hybrid ever, since the EPA has certified it with a 84 MPGe rating.
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2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of its Detroit debut

2016-12-01 : Toyota has announced that the all-new 2018 Camry is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show.
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2018 Ford Fiesta revealed, including the new Fiesta Active crossover

2016-11-30 : Ford has unveiled the next-generation 2018 Fiesta subcompact, which will be offered in a new crossover-like "e;Active"e; version. The new Fiesta was unveiled at an event in Cologne, Germany, which included the reveal of four versions, the Fiesta Titanium, the high-performance Fiesta ST , the upscale Fiesta Vignale and the Fiesta Active.
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Four automakers reveal a 350-kilowatt fast-charging network for Europe

2016-11-30 : As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.
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VW CC replacement teased ahead of its debut in Geneva

2016-11-29 : We're still about three months away from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but VW has decided to already start teasing its new four-door coupe that will debut at the show. The CC replacement, which has been dubbed the Arteon will debut at the show in March.
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BMW i3 refresh and another battery upgrade rumored to arrive next year

2016-11-29 : Although the 2017 BMW i3 got a significant battery upgrade that increased the electric car's driving range by 50 percent, the 2018 i3 may be getting another upgrade. It's rumored that BMW is going to give the i3 a refresh sometime next year, with some styling updates and most importantly, an even better driving range.
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Maserati Alfieri electric car will arrive in 2020

2016-11-28 : Maserati has confirmed that it will build an electric version of the upcoming two-seater Alfieri sports car, which should arrive by 2020. The Alfieri was previewed in concept form in 2014 and after numerous production delays, the 911 rival is going to arrive by 2019.
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Mercedes has no plans to bring its new midsize pickup to the U.S.

2016-11-23 : Last month Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new X-Class midsize pickup in concept form and has expected, the automaker has no plans to bring it the U.S. any time soon. Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dieter Exler recently revealed at the 2016 LA Auto Show that there aren't any immediate plans to sell the X-Class here.
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Honda will lease you a 2017 Clarity for only $369 a month

2016-11-22 : Fuel cell vehicles have yet to become anywhere near as popular as traditional electric cars or hybrids, but they could find a few more homes thanks to the attractive pricing. Honda has announced that you can now lease a 2017 Clarity fuel cell vehicle for only $369 a month for 36 months.
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Buick Velite concept previews a range of electrified vehicles

2016-11-21 : Buick has unveiled the Velite plug-in hybrid concept at the Auto Guangzhou 2016 in China. The Velite concepts a preview of future new energy vehicles under the brand's Buick Blue strategy.
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2018 Toyota C-HR debuts in LA, arrives next spring

2016-11-18 : Toyota has unveiled the US-spec version of the 2018 C-HR compact crossover, which is going to arrive in showrooms next spring. The C-HR joins an ever growing list of new small crossovers.
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