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    Featured: Car and Driver 10 Best list may surprise you
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    Car and Driver is keeping the new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favourite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series are no longer named, despite years of some portion of that lineup earning a mention. In another surprise, the Tesla ...

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    Official: 2015 Mazda3 finally pairs 6-speed manual with larger engine
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    With all of the hype and anticipation surrounding the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, the Japanese brand was able to sneak another driver-oriented model into its lineup. The company's spec page for the 2015 Mazda3 hatchback and sedan have been updated to list the Skyactiv-G 2.5-litre four-cylinder as finally being available with a six-speed manual transmission, in ...

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    Report: Mazda MX-5 Miata to spawn coupe, Mazda6 to get quick successive updates
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    Despite the PRHT's availability, some are still yearning for a proper fixed-head coupe. We are just days away from the official unveiling of the next-generation 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on September 3, and it's fair to say that the mouths of enthusiasts are watering in anticipation for the latest version of this iconic roadster. Hard facts about the new ...

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    Official: Mazda builds 4-millionth Mazda3
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    To say that the Mazda3 is a vital product for Mazda would be one heck of an understatement. In fact, the model line accounts for about 30 per cent of the manufacturer's sales. Fortunately for Mazda, they're selling well. These days, the Japanese automaker is building the Mazda3 (known domestically as the Axela) in Japan, China, Thailand and, as of last ...

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    Official: Consumer Reports digs Mazda3, disses Jeep Cherokee
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    Consumer Reports has just rendered its verdict on two of the more important cars to launch this year - the Mazda3 and the Jeep Cherokee. Considering the value a "Recommended" rating carries with the public and the viciously competitive markets these two cars compete in, Consumer Reports' view could have some impact on their initial success. For Mazda, ...

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    Official: Candidates short-listed for 2014 European Car of the Year [w/poll]
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    Every year, an array of European car magazines get together to name their Car of the Year. The jury is made up of editors from Italy's Auto magazine, UK's Autocar, Spain's Autopista, Holland's Autovisie, France's L'Automobile, Germany's Stern and Sweden's Vi Bilägare. Together they identify 30 candidates for the award, then whittle it down to seven ...

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    Official: 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced [w/poll]
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    The 2014 North American International Auto Show is right around the corner, which means it's high time we find out which cars and trucks have become finalists for the prestigious North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. The finalists – three in cars and three in three trucks/utilities – are dominated by American brands, with ...

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    Sema: Mazda doubles down with a pair of Threes
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    Looking to appeal to the compact tuner crowd, Mazda brought two different flavours of its 2014 Mazda3 to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas this week. The Club Sport 3 Concept hatchback (above) has more of a racing vibe to it, while the Vector 3 Concept sedan (right) looks to inject a little extra fashion into the all-new Mazda3. Hotting up the 3, Mazda stuck ...

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    Video: Tow truck driver hilariously bad at righting a flipped Mazda
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    Can rolling your car in a crash get any worse? The correct answer is yes, as this poor soul found out when he accidentally rolled his Mazda3 onto its side. Calling a tow truck might be a logical, post-rollover move, but in this case, it kind of made the situation much worse. We don't want to give away just what happened, so you'll need to scroll down and ...

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    Official: Mazda surprises us with four SEMA previews
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    While the cars to look forward to at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas are starting to stack up pretty high – Ford alone is bringing 57 vehicles – we hadn't gotten word about what Mazda was up to before now. A shadowy digital figure has reached out to the Autoblog staff, providing us with four tantalizing images of SEMA showcar renderings, ...