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The AutoGuide News Blog is your source for breaking stories from the auto industry. Delivering news immediately, the AutoGuide Blog is constantly updated with the latest information, photos and video from manufacturers, auto shows, the aftermarket and professional racing.
 |  Nov 28 2012, 6:29 PM

With a sleek, upscale new look the fourth generation Toyota RAV4′s changes are more than skin deep.

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 |  Nov 28 2012, 12:25 PM

Sporting a bold new look and even a “sport mode”, with the 2013 RAV4 Toyota is looking to win over customers with a little excitement rather than slog it out in the fuel economy war.

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 |  Nov 27 2012, 6:44 AM

It won’t be officially unveiled until later this week at the LA Auto Show, but with cars already parked on dealer lots, it was only a matter of time before more photos of the new 2013 Honda Civic hit the net.

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 |  Nov 23 2012, 6:35 AM

Continued rumors of a GT86 Convertible may be confirmed or denied this coming March when Toyota is rumored to debut the drop-top sports car at the Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 9:46 AM

It’s the dream of every Honda fanboy; a tour of the Honda Collection Hall.

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 |  Nov 08 2012, 8:31 AM

Compared to its German rivals the Lexus product portfolio doesn’t have much depth and lacks any vehicles with true sex appeal, though that’s about to change says marketing boss Brian Bolain.

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 |  Nov 06 2012, 9:01 AM

It’s no secret that Lexus has been evolving its sporty side as of late, and now the Japanese luxury brand wants to drive the message home with a new marketing push that will draw attention to the performance capabilities of its cars.

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 |  Nov 05 2012, 7:12 PM

Despite a positive 5 percent sales increase for the month of October, American Suzuki is preparing to close up shop in North America, announcing it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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 |  Nov 05 2012, 8:56 AM

Sales of Honda’s sub-compact Fit will more than triple once a new model arrives for 2014 says company president Takanobu Ito.

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 |  Nov 02 2012, 7:43 AM

Looking to further improve upon what might already be the world’s best performance bargain, Nissan is rolling out a list of updates for its supercar-killing GT-R for 2014.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 11:44 AM

A followup to the MX-5 Super20, Mazda has revealed the Super25 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas today with a focus on endurance racing.

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 |  Oct 29 2012, 10:14 PM

Aiming to showcase the car’s sporty side while helping further develop its potential, Acura is taking its new ILX luxury sports sedan racing.

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 |  Oct 29 2012, 9:20 PM

A year ago Honda previewed a new engine at the SEMA Show and twelve months later it has found a home. The engine is a supercharged 1.5-liter hybrid and the car is the CR-Z.

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 |  Oct 29 2012, 8:01 AM

After receiving less than stellar reviews of its new Civic, Honda will reveal an updated version of the popular compact in November AutoGuide has learned, more than a year ahead of the usual mid-cycle refresh.

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 |  Oct 18 2012, 4:32 PM

The all-new Mazda CX-9 was unveiled recently, sporting the Japanese automaker’s new Kodo design language. 

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 7:28 AM

Toyota has announced a major recall to replace the driver’s side power window master switch, affecting 7.4 million cars globally, including 2.5 million in the United States.

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 10:31 AM

Four Reasons the Accord Coupe is better than a Camaro... and one reason it's not


It may surprise you to learn that the Honda Accord Coupe is one of the most cross-shopped cars with the Chevrolet Camaro. After all, one is a front-drive two-door version of a family sedan, while the other is a purpose-built Muscle car.

And yet the two stack up quite closely in many respects, though certainly not in all of them. Here’s a list of four ways the Accord is a better car… and one way it most certainly is not.

 |  Oct 02 2012, 7:41 AM

Not satisfied with their Nurburgring electric car record, the team at Toyota Motorsport GmbH set out to shave a few seconds off their 7:47.794 time and did so in significant fashion.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 10:48 AM

Unveiled today at the Paris Motor Show, the LF-CC Concept is a look into the near future of the Lexus brand.

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 7:42 AM

After sitting in the backwaters of the mid-size sedan segment for far too long, Mazda has revealed its all new 6 model today at the Paris Motor Show with dramatic styling and a focus on light weight.

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 |  Sep 18 2012, 8:15 AM

After releasing the first photos of its LF-CC coupe yesterday, Lexus is further showcasing its stylish two-door future with a video detailing the many angles of its latest concept car.

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 |  Sep 18 2012, 8:01 AM

Ahead of its debut at the Sydney Motor Show, Mazda has revealed a facelifted version of its CX-9 people mover.

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 |  Sep 17 2012, 10:01 AM

The Mazda 3 may have been the first car in the Japanese automaker’s lineup to receive SkyActiv technology but the use of the brand’s all-new engine is just a stop-gap measure until this.

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 |  Sep 07 2012, 8:01 AM

Toyota has a long line of debuts planned for the upcoming Paris Motor Show, including several hybrids and the official debut of the GT86 TRD Performance Line of accessories.

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