2015 Ram ProMaster City: A commercial van that really is nimble [First Look]

Published: December 22, 2014

ProMaster City started shipping to dealers last week, and it can be built to spec on the Ram website. This cargo van offering will be available via all 2,300 Ram dealerships. It will replace the current C/V Tradesman model.

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V: 640 horsepower and 0-60 MPH in 3.7 seconds - Published: December 22, 2014

The new CTS-V, which makes its debut at the upcoming 2015 Detroit Auto Show, as a 2016 model, will come packing a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 good for 640 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque (the same mill found in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06).

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How to boost efficiency: Lighter cars that carry more people - Published: December 22, 2014

A recent article from IEEE Spectrum argues that vehicles still weigh far too much--and it analyzes vehicle-to-passenger weight ratios over history to make the case.

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Tesla battery-swap pilot program to launch next week in California - Published: December 22, 2014

Tesla Motors will shortly announce that it is launching a pilot program next week to test the long-promised battery-pack swapping technology for its Model S electric sedan.

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Winter tires make a difference - Published: December 19, 2014

Do you really know the difference between winter and all-season tires? The difference is bigger than you think.

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Google developing dedicated Android system for cars [Report] - Published: December 19, 2014

Google and automakers are in the process of rolling out Android Auto, which adds a layer of extra connectivity for people who use Android smartphones (iPhone users get Apple CarPlay). But why stop there?

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The curse of Saab, Volume 3: Spyker is officially bankrupt - Published: December 19, 2014

The latest evidence that Saab is bad for business comes via Spyker, which has just been declared bankrupt.

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What does ‘getting rid of gasoline' mean? To Toyota, it's hydrogen - Published: December 19, 2014

The grandson of Toyota's founder, Akio Toyoda said explicitly what has already been intimated by other company executives and ads that lash out at battery-electric cars.

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GM ignition switch fund reaches grim milestone: 100 approved claims for injuries and deaths - Published: December 18, 2014

When problems with General Motors' ignition switches first began making headlines last winter, there were reports of six deaths linked to the faulty devices. Two weeks later, that number shot up to 13, and it's been climbing ever since.

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Burt's Bandit brings big bucks - Published: December 18, 2014

Keep in mind that this was not a film-used car but rather a promotional vehicle that was gifted to Reynolds.

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New study doesn't say ‘electric cars aren't green’ (headlines to the contrary) - Published: December 18, 2014

Earlier this week, the Associated Press covered a new study put out by the University of Minnesota that calculates the environmental impact of manufacturing and refueling vehicles with various powerplants.

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