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2016 Mazda CX-9 revealed in leaked browser images
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17th Nov 2015
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2016 Mazda CX-9 revealed in leaked browser images

The all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 has surfaced early, appearing online today ahead of an official unveiling tomorrow at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Revealed through a series of images published by enthusiast website Carscoops.com, the new CX-9 seven-seater can be seen here from every angle, inside and out. As expected, and as recent teaser sketches suggested, the new 2016 CX-9 evolves the look of Mazda’s now familiar ‘Kodo’ design language.
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Mike Stevens
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night, Wrangler Backcountry special editions revealed
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16th Nov 2015
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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night, Wrangler Backcountry special editions revealed

Jeep has prepared a pair of special edition 4x4s for this week’s 2015 Los Angeles auto show: the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night and the Jeep Wrangler Backcountry. The Grand Cherokee SRT Night gains a number of unique stealthy trim finishes inside and out. The roof, rear spoiler, front grille bezels, B- and C-pillars and side window surrounds are gloss black, while the grille surround, front and rear badging, and lightweight ‘5Ten’ 20-inch alloy wheels have a satin black finish.
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Tim Beissmann
Toyota plug-in hybrids not a priority
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9th Nov 2015
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Toyota plug-in hybrids not a priority

Some of the world’s biggest automotive manufacturers are moving to a future where plugging in to a power point to do your daily commute is a viable reality, but Toyota isn’t following the same path. Companies such as Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Hyundai and Mitsubishi are pushing for a world where electric power can be used part-time, offering plug-in hybrid drivetrains in mainstream models in major markets around the world.
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Matt Campbell
The car of the future will be like your loungeroom on wheels, according to Renault-Nissan
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30th Oct 2015
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The car of the future will be like your loungeroom on wheels, according to Renault-Nissan

Your next car could be more like a loungeroom or home office on wheels - if Nissan gets its way, that is. Carlos Ghosn, the CEO and chairman of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, spoke with media this week at the 2015 Tokyo motor show about his hopes for his car of 2020.
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Matt Campbell
Mazda sedans must come before SUVs in order to make ‘great driving cars’
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29th Oct 2015
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Mazda sedans must come before SUVs in order to make ‘great driving cars’

Creating traditional sedans, wagons and hatchbacks - rather than focusing exclusively on SUVs - is an essential requirement when it comes to engineering dynamically capable vehicles, according to Mazda. So far this year, the small car segment - which the Mazda 3 competes in - has declined by seven percent, while the medium car segment (Mazda 6) is also weakening.
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Alborz Fallah