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    Quick Spin: 2014 Maserati Ghibli Diesel
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    Burning Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Is Cheaper But Less Exciting Than You'd Think It used to be easier to make sense of the auto industry. There were mainstream manufacturers, and there were niche sports car manufacturers. That was before Porsche starting selling more crossovers than it does sports ...

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    Official: Peugeot warms things up with new 308 GT
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    Peugeot chose wisely when it got back into the hot-hatch game. Instead of going after the big boys, it went small with the 208 GTI, which arrived around the same time as the latest Renaultsport Clio. Where Renault went with a crowd-pleasing five doors and a dual-clutch gearbox, Peugeot went ...

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    Official: Ram boosts Heavy Duty truck claims for 2015 [w/video]
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    The heavy-duty truck segment boasts some of the tightest competition of any automotive niche in North America. Being able to tout just one best-in-class figure can be a marketing advantage over competitors, and Ram Trucks is adding one more accolade to its tally with a powertrain update for the ...

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    Report: Volkswagen considering a four-door, four-seat XL1
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    According to a report in Autocar, Volkswagen might have more in mind for the XL1 than mining it for advances to grace the next-generation Golf. Aiming to fight the Honda FCEV due for public consumption next year, we're told VW executives have put a four-door, four-seater version of the XL1 - it ...

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    Official: Jaguar Land Rover offers (some) detail about new Ingenium engine
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    Jaguar Land Rover officially announced its Ingenium family of engines with the unveiling of the 2.0-litre version in the Jaguar XE concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, but it kept details very thin at the time. All we knew was that the new turbocharged mills could be configured to use gasoline ...

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    Report: Upcoming Audi Q1 rumoured to get high-performance SQ1 variant
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    The Audi Q1 isn't due for another two or three years, yet Auto Bild reports already that it will come in RS and SQ1 trims. According to the report, the RS Q1 will be powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder putting out 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, putting it about 70 hp and 8 lb-ft ...

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    Video: Coal-rolling Ram dually does tandem beer-shooting burnout with ATV in bed
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    Sometimes a video comes around that just makes you shake your head in disbelief. Take for example these guys from Nebraska in their dually diesel flatbed Ram, doing a smoky burnout. Lighting up the tires is nothing new, but these folks take things a step further by having another guy on an ATV in ...

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    Video: 2015 BMW M3 squares off against Alpina D3 in gas vs. diesel throwdown
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    There was a time when diesel meant one of two things: This vehicle's owner either wants to save some money at the pump or needs to haul massive loads. It definitely did not mean that the owner of said machine wanted to drive fast, but that perception has slowly but surely been changing over the ...

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    Report: Lexus LX to get diesel engine?
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    Australian consumers appear poised to get another diesel-burning luxury SUV in the near future, and word is it's coming from Lexus, of all automakers. Sean Hanley, chief executive of the company's branch in Oz, recently told Aussie website Drive that he's "pretty confident" that the new engine ...

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    Report: Worse For Your Health: Rolling coal or burning rubber?
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    A cursory Internet search reveals that both kinds of 'smoke' have some pretty scary ingredients. With social, political and ecological concerns all wrapped up into one made-for-the-Internet phenomenon, there's no question that "rolling coal" has taken over the airwaves in the last few weeks. ...

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