Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Set for NY Debut

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Land Rover has announced that it is reintroducing the Discovery nameplate for "a distinct range of vehicles that symbolize the essence of the premium SUV: modern, versatile, practical and desirable, with the unmistakable DNA of Land Rover at its core." The new Discovery line begins with the Discovery Vision Concept. The Discovery Vision Concept features rear-hinged suicide doors, and all of its doors and its liftgate are opened using gesture controls rather than physically pulling on a latch and opening ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2015 Kia Sedona Previewed in Shadowy Shots

2015 Kia Sedona Over the last two weeks, Kia released two dark photos of what it says depict the next-generation, 2015 Kia Sedona. In its first statement from last week, Kia announced that the Sedona will seat up to eight people. The statement issued yesterday gives a bit more information. Kia explains that the redesigned 2015 Sedona "rides on an all-new chassis powered by a 3.3-liter gasoline direct injected (GDI) V6 engine and offers a host of innovative technology and safety features ... continue reading»

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NHTSA: Backup Cameras Must Be Standard by 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) declared Monday that there must be "rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May 2018." NHTSA's ruling includes requirements for the camera's field of view as well as durability, responsiveness and size of the displayed image. According to NHTSA, "This new rule enhances the safety of these vehicles by significantly reducing the risk of fatalities and serious injuries caused by backover accidents." The agency reports that ... continue reading»

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2015 Chrysler 200 Rated at up to 36 MPG Highway

2015 Chrysler 200 Chrysler announced the EPA-certified fuel economy ratings for the redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 this week. With its base 184-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, the 200 earns an EPA-estimated 23/36 mpg city/highway. With the 295-horsepower, 3.6-liter V6, it returns up to 19/32 mpg. Chrysler says that the standard nine-speed automatic transmission is an important factor that contributes to the 200's improved fuel economy over the outgoing model. The midsize car segment in which the 200 competes ... continue reading»

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Mazda Miata Getting a New York-Style Birthday Party

Mazda MX-5 Miata For sports car shoppers and owners, "Miata" is likely a familiar name, and probably has been for some time. Next month at the New York International Auto Show, the Mazda MX-5 Miata will celebrate its 25th birthday. To commemorate the roadster's milestone, Mazda will display 15 Miatas from various years in a dedicated area, including concepts from past auto shows, production models and race cars. Mazda says in a press release that the Miata debuted at the Chicago Auto ... continue reading»

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