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Volvo XC90 promises impressive fuel economy

Volvo has recently stated that its all-new 7-passenger Sport Utility Vehicle will be the cleanest and most powerful  SUV in the world. The cause of the vehicle’s low emissions that hover around 60 g/km is due to the automaker’s Drive-E powertrains, and drivers can expect a total output of 400 horsepower from the new 2015 Volvo XC90 SUV’s new plug-in ...

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Chrysler’s 8-speed transmission to save 700 million gallons of fuel

The future of Chrysler Group’s TorqueFlite 8-speed transmission appears to be quite promising. Vehicles equipped with the automatic gearbox are projected to save over 700 million gallons of fuel (approximately 2.6+ billion litres), which rounds up to an estimated $2.5 billion in cost savings. The automaker also expects a reduction of more than 6 million metric tons (6 billion kilograms) ...

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Ford reveals newly updated and refined 2015 Focus ST at Goodwood

The new 2015 Ford Focus ST made its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Updates to the new ST hatchback include new styling, a more refined cabin, improved dynamics, and an updated suspension. The 2015 Ford Focus ST now looks sportier and more aggressive than the previous model due to a lower and wider stance, the ...

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New 2015 Hyundai Sonata to be price from $23,999

The all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata will arrive in dealer showrooms next month with a starting MSRP of $23,999. The GL trim will be equipped with a 2.4-litre 4-cylinder engine that will generate a total output of 185 horsepower. Coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission, the base trim will also offer standard features like air conditioning, heated front seats, Bluetooth, a ...

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