Volkswagen Planning Larger SUV, Smaller Car for North America

With Volkswagen now having launched the new Jetta and Passat on our shores, the automaker has pretty much run out of cars to Americanize and so it will soon look to deliver some all-new models designed to appeal to our less sophisticated tastes and larger beltlines.

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Jeep Liberty Investigated By NHTSA Over Suspension Failures

NHTSA is investigating some 370,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs due to potential rust issues involving the lower control arms. NHTSA has recieved 9 complaints so far regarding rear control arm failure due to corrosion, with two of the incidents occurring at speeds greater than 50 mph.

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Mazda CX-5 Confirmed For Spring 2012, Mazda3 To Get 40 MPG, Diesel Confirmed

Mazda confirmed that their previously unveiled Minagi concept will go into production as the Mazda CX-5, a small crossover intended to slot beneath their mid-size CX-7 and full-size CX-9.

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Audi Q3 May Come To United States

While Audi’s plans for the U.S. market originally did not include the compact Q3 crossover, but Audi is re-considering the decision to not import the car after seeing the segment expand with offerings like the MINI Countryman, BMW X1 and the Nissan Juke.

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Audi Planning Expensive Special Editions For Russia, UAE

Audi is planning to launch new special editions of their R8 and Q7 vehicles in Russia and the United Arab Emirates, with prices as extravagant as their customers tastes.

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Jaguar SUV, Sports Car Details Emerge

Jaguar has slowly been releasing details of their new products expected to debut in the next few years, and each leak makes us more excited for what’s in store.

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General Motors To Idle SUV Plant Due To Parts Shortage

General Motors will idle their Arlington, Texas plant due to a parts shortage, although details were not given as to what the specific issue was.

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Cost Of Driving Is Increasing, According To AAA Study

The American Automobile Association has compiled annual statistics for its “Your Driving Costs” study, and the numbers show that operating a car will hit your pocketbook harder than previous years.

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Audi Q3 Sketches Released

Audi has released a number of sketches showing their forthcoming Q3 crossover, based on the Volkswagen Tiguan, that will serve as an entry-level vehicle for the brand.

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Ford Hikes Prices On 2011 Models

It’s not really a surprise. With the price of food and commodities going up, manufactured goods are following suit. In the automotive arena, car stereo prices have been increasingly steadily and now the automakers themselves are doing it.

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Subaru Resumes Car Production In Japan

Subaru will re-start their large car production plant, nearly a month after an earthquake caused parent company Fuji Heavy Industries to shut the factory down.

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Range Rover Evoque Priced In Europe, Priced From $45,000 To $71,000

The hotly anticipated Range Rover Evoque has been priced in the United Kingdom and will start at £27,955, or about $45,000, for a front-drive, manual gearbox equipped 5-door model. At the other end of the spectrum, a fully loaded, AWD 3-door model with the 6-speed automatic, will cost an eye-watering £44,320 or about $71,000.

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Subaru To Cut Production Of Legacy, Outback, Tribeca Due To Parts Shortage

A shortage of parts means that Subaru‘s Indiana plant will have its production cut in half through the end of the week, and the company will assess the situation on a day to day basis to examine whether a continuation is necessary.

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Range Rover Owned In China Returns Vehicle Via Donkey

Although the destroyed Chinese Lamborghini will forever linger in the minds of car enthusiasts bemused by the antics of spoiled owners, a Range Rover driver decided to take a less apoplectic approach and simply returned his Range Rover by towing it to the dealership with two donkeys.

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Jeep Hopes To Sell 125,000 Cars Per Year In Europe By 2014

Jeep is launching an ambitious campaign in Europe to boost sales eight-fold by 2014, with a new premium small SUV helping to lead the way.

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