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    Report: How Dodge dealers are earning the right to sell Hellcats
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    We all hate the idea of the dreaded dealer markup when it comes to buying a highly anticipated new car. Take the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, for example. You might spend hours reading about its supercharged V8 and speccing the model just right in the configurator, but when it finally comes ...

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    Official: Mini Oxford gives birth to 3-millionth car [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of Minis having only recently launched a few months ago, the company's Plant Oxford has found another reason to celebrate as it reached two major milestones almost simultaneously. Since production of the new, BMW-revived version began there in 2001, the factory has ...

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    Official: 2015 Dodge Viper price drops $15k and gets more power
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    We recently saw updated specs and new trims of the 2015 Viper, but it looks like the folks at Dodge were saving the biggest surprise for last. Prices on all levels of the American sports car are seeing an immediate, across-the-board price cut of US$15,000 south of the border; even 2014 models ...

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    Report: Cadillac dealers frustrated over Escalade production snarls
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    Lincoln went through it during the launch of the MKZ last year, Jeep went through something similar with its Cherokee launch, and now the 2015 Cadillac Escalade has apparently caught the bug: dealer delivery delays because of quality control checks. Automotive News reports that Cadillac dealers ...

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    Official: 2015 Ford Mustang production starts in Flat Rock
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    Today's the day, Ford fans. Production has officially commenced on the sixth-generation 2015 Mustang at the company's Flat Rock, MI factory. As production ramps up, sales should kick off in the coming months. The production news isn't just a bit deal for American fans. With the new Mustang ...

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    Green: Canada's Tar Sands vs. Electric Cars
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    It's pretty common knowledge - especially if you're the type to regularly visit sites such as our sister site AutoblogGreen and its ilk - that it's simply cheaper to drive a kilometre on electrical power than on gasoline. We also know that it is inefficient to convert oil sands into usable fuel ...

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    Official: Volvo building new AstaZero safety proving ground in Sweden
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    Volvo is an automaker committed to vehicle safety, setting an ambitious target for itself: by 2020, the Swedish automaker envisions that no one will be killed or seriously injured in one of its cars. In order to achieve that goal, Volvo has announced a new proving ground designed specifically to ...

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    Report: Chevy is building nearly 3x as many C7 Corvettes than it did the C6
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    In case there aren't enough on the roads in your area to make the case, Corvette Blogger reports that at last weekend's Corvettes at Carlisle show, General Motors showed a graphic putting the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray production run at 37,288 units. That is about equal to the last three ...

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    Official: Audi builds its six-millionth Quattro-equipped car
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    All-wheel drive has become the norm particularly among German automakers. Mercedes offers its 4Matic system on a broad range of models, BMW counters with its xDrive system, Volkswagen has 4Motion, and the only Porsche you actually can't get with all-wheel traction is the Boxster/Cayman. But ...

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    Video: How GM is 3D laser-scanning its plants and using Google Glass
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    There is much, much more that goes into building an automotive factory than simply screwing the structure together, tossing a bunch of robots and employees in and supplying it with raw materials. There is a huge amount of planning that governs how the factory will be laid out, where the various ...

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