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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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2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback – Funky & fun

If you’re looking for a subcompact car that is more than just fuel-efficient and easy to park, the 2014 Ford Fiesta is a vehicle that can add some flavour to your daily commute.  The nimble and fun-to-drive 2014 Fiesta ups its game with some styling changes, festive colour options, a new ST trim with a more powerful engine, and several ...

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2015 Toyota Yaris unveiled

The Toyota Yaris has long been a staple on Canadian roads, and now Toyota is readying a refreshed Yaris to take on newer models in the segment such as the upcoming Honda Fit. Small car owners and Toyota enthusiasts will certainly enjoy the sleek new styling the Yaris hatchback has received for the 2015 model year. The automaker’s subcompact car ...

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