VW announces recall of 26,000 2014 models with 1.8T engines

April 23, 2014
VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALLApr 21, 2014 Herndon, VA (April 21, 2014) - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers as a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...
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Ferrari threatening to fine journalists $69,000 for breaking LaFerrari embargo?

Ferrari threatening to fine journalists $69,000 for breaking LaFerrari embargo?
April 23, 2014
In automotive journalism, we deal with embargoes on a regular basis. For the uninitiated, these are agreements between publications like Autoblog and manufacturers. While news embargoes (where pubs are provided with information and images and agree to hold until a predeter...
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Bugatti Veyron Legends Edition Black Bess isn’t exactly subtle

April 22, 2014
"Les Légendes de Bugatti": World premiere for "Black Bess" at Auto China Beijing 2014 - The fifth model in the exclusive six-part Legends Edition is reminiscent of the famed Bugatti Type 18 "Black Bess" - The Type 18 was the fastest road vehicle of its time - The "Black Bes...
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Mercedes Sprinter vans with leaky A/C units prompt class-action suit [w/video]

Mercedes Sprinter vans with leaky A/C units prompt class-action suit [w/video]
April 22, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is known for packing its cars with luxury features, but the rear passengers in some Sprinter vans are getting a shower that they don't expect. The rear air conditioning system is reportedly leaking in some models, and owners are boiling mad. A class-action la...
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Race Recap: 2014 Chinese Grand Prix ruled by a three-pointed dragon [spoilers]

Race Recap: 2014 Chinese Grand Prix ruled by a three-pointed dragon [spoilers]
April 22, 2014
Once Hamilton hit Turn 1 in first place, the Mercedes engine and chassis are so strong that, barring a collision or a breakdown – mechanical or mental – the race would be his to lose. It was a bit of a mess behind him, though, with Vettel jumping into second place, Alo...
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VW may actually build gonzo Golf R 400

VW may actually build gonzo Golf R 400
April 22, 2014
The Golf R 400 Concept with 395 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque might be one of the coolest concepts at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The absolutely scorching hatch can hit 62 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 174 miles per hour. All of that power com...
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Lamborghini reveals Aventador Nazionale in Beijing

Lamborghini reveals Aventador Nazionale in Beijing
April 21, 2014
Special editions have proven themselves a great way for high-end automakers to get a little bit more for their wares, but they appear to be gradually being taken over by personalization programs that allow customers to order their exotic new wheels just as they want them. ...
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Porsche giving Nick Murray exactly what he deserves [w/video]

Porsche giving Nick Murray exactly what he deserves [w/video]
April 20, 2014
The tale of Nick Murray and his lemon Porsche 911 appears to have come to a satisfactory end. As noted in the original story about Murray, he and Porsche Cars North America met and came to a resolution. However, we didn't know exactly what that meant, until now. Murray has...
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