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Polestar 1 cuts loose with 600 hp in winter testing video

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Beijing Motor Show,Coupe,Hybrid Polestar's halo coupe, the shapely Polestar 1 is about to get its China debut at the Auto China show in Beijing next week, after its global presentation at the Geneva Motor Show last month. It arrives at the China show with greetings from snowy Sweden, as Polestar has released this test footage from the Swedish Arctic Circle.Continue reading Polestar 1 cuts loose with 600 hp in winter testing video Polestar 1 cuts loose with 600 hp in winter testing video originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel nets 30 mpg on the highway

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Ford,Truck,Diesel It's been more than a year since the refreshed 2018 Ford F-150 debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. While we've driven the gasoline-powered variants, news on the upcoming diesel model has been scarce. We know the truck's 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 will make 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque, but the all-important fuel economy figures weren't revealed until today. The new engine will net the big truck 30 mpg highway, 22 mpg city with a combined rating of 25 mpg.Continue reading 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel nets 30 mpg on the highway 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel nets 30 mpg on the highway originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Have you ever wished your car had its own umbrella?

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video Transcript: The Lanmodo is used for vehicle protection. Made with tough materials like fiberglass, it can cover just about any car. It's approximately 11 x 7 feet. You can deploy the tent with one click using a wireless remote. It takes about 30 seconds to set up and 8 seconds to open or close. A one-time charge can last up to 45 days. Lanmodo can transform into a beach or yard umbrella with a separate camping stand. The car tent costs $399. Learn more at lanmodo.com.Continue reading Have you ever wished your car had its own umbrella? Have you ever wished your car had its own umbrella? originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:58:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Senate votes to kill rule against discriminatory auto lending

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Etc.,Government/Legal,Car Buying,Car Dealers,Used Car Buying The U.S. Senate on Wednesday invalidated Obama-era guidance aimed at preventing auto lenders from charging borrowers higher rates based on factors such as race or national origin. The Senate voted 51 to 47 to disapprove the guidance, which was issued in 2013 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and regarded by critics as an overstep of the agency's powers.Continue reading Senate votes to kill rule against discriminatory auto lending Senate votes to kill rule against discriminatory auto lending originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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The Humdinga drives on water or land

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video Humdinga is an amphibious truck that transitions from land to water or back again in only 5 seconds. Biggs Amphibians created Humdinga to respond quickly to emergency situations or for recreational use. Humdinga isn't the only amphibious vehicle at out there, but it's sure one cool looking vehicle to ride. Learn more at gibbsamphibians.comTranscript: Own the land and the sea with this truck. Humdinga is an amphibious truck that can transition from land to water or back again in only 5 seconds.Continue reading The Humdinga drives on water or land The Humdinga drives on water or land originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:42:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover spied hours after de Nysschen ousted

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Design/Style,Spy Photos,Cadillac,Crossover,Luxury Big news today from GM's luxury brand. Cadillac ousted Johan de Nysschen after four years at the helm. It's unclear exactly what let to his departure, but slumping sales and a lack of crossovers surely influenced GM's decision. Cadillac currently has one crossover and one SUV on sale. The Cadillac XT5 will soon be joined by the smaller XT4. New spy shots show that the new three-row Cadillac XT6 will soon join the lineup.Continue reading Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover spied hours after de Nysschen ousted Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover spied hours after de Nysschen ousted originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Chevrolet owners can pay for gas without leaving their cars

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Chevrolet,Infotainment,Technology Chevrolet will introduce a new technology feature that will allow drivers to pay for gas at the pump from inside their vehicles without having to swipe a credit card or use their smartphone.Continue reading Chevrolet owners can pay for gas without leaving their cars Chevrolet owners can pay for gas without leaving their cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Senate kills rule against discriminatory auto lending practices

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Etc.,Government/Legal,Car Buying,Car Dealers,Used Car Buying The U.S. Senate on Wednesday invalidated Obama-era guidance aimed at preventing auto lenders from charging borrowers higher rates based on factors such as race or national origin. The Senate voted 51 to 47 to disapprove the guidance, which was issued in 2013 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and regarded by critics as an overstep of the agency's powers.Continue reading Senate kills rule against discriminatory auto lending practices Senate kills rule against discriminatory auto lending practices originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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2019 BMW Z4 spied with the top down and interior mostly uncovered

04/19/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Spy Photos,BMW,Convertible,Luxury,Performance The weather must be getting nice in Germany, because BMW is testing Z4 prototypes at the Nürburgring with the top down. And we're not sure if it's the nice weather or something else, but BMW has also become more lax with interior camouflage. This particular prototype hardly had anything covered, allowing us to see the production-ready interior.Continue reading 2019 BMW Z4 spied with the top down and interior mostly uncovered 2019 BMW Z4 spied with the top down and interior mostly uncovered originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Porsche 911 Turbo spied lapping the Nurburgring

04/18/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Design/Style,Spy Photos,Porsche,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Although it seems like we're seeing a new variant of the Porsche 911 every month, the current generation is nearing its end. The 991 debuted in 2011 with the updated 991.2 model stepping in for the 2017 model year. We've seen photos of the new 992 model for a while, but this new batch of the 911 Turbo out on the Nürburgring might give us our best look yet.Continue reading Porsche 911 Turbo spied lapping the Nurburgring Porsche 911 Turbo spied lapping the Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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