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California Highway Patrol switches to Dodge Charger Pursuit cars - Auto Industry News

Anton Andres / Dodge | July 22, 2016 17:16<p>CHP orders over 580 Charger Pursuits with V6 and HEMI power<p>Four years since the California Highway Patrol …

California Highway Patrol

Cadillac XT5 is a worthy SUV competitor for BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz

The SUV and compact SUV segments are the hottest in the auto industry, as continuing low gas prices drive more car buyers away from sedans and toward heavier sport vehicles.<p>The luxury side of that business is hot too, as BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Acura, Infiniti and others fight for space at …

Cadillac

Watch 75 Years of Jeep Evolution in One Video

From the original WWII Willys to today's Wrangler, here's how Jeep design has changed, and stayed the same.<p>Did you hear? This week marks the 75th anniversary of Jeep. The famed 4x4 maker celebrated by building a fantastic commemorative Wrangler show vehicle, and now it's released this video …

Trucks

All 2017 Ford vehicles are getting CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford has confirmed that <i>all</i> of its 2017 models -- every single car, SUV, light truck and EV -- are smartphone-ready. They all come loaded with Ford's Sync 3 entertainment system and are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Those who've snapped any of the currently available 2017 models, …

Transportation

Review: the Ford Fiesta ST200 on British B-roads

<b>You’ve driven the Ford Fiesta ST200 again?</b><p>Yes. Because a month after having first tried it out in France, Ford rather excitedly offered us one to …

Trucks

Report: Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Will Be Standalone SUVs

Jeep boss Mike Manley revealed to <b>Automotive News</b> the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer will predictably be the brand’s upscale SUVs. Between the two …

Trucks

The New Ghostbusters ECTO-1 Gets More Attention Than Any Supercar

Supercars disappear when the new ECTO-1 rolls up.<p>The Ghostbusters reboot is just about to hit the screens, and to make sure everybody got that message, Sony Pictures let <i>Carfection's</i> Drew Stearne have a go in one of their ECTO-1s that I guess will be parked in front of London's Odeon Leicester …

Trucks

We Hear: Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler to Stay True to Its Roots

Jeep boss says: "Don't screw it up"<p>With the current JK series Jeep Wrangler due for replacement after a decade of service, the automaker is working on making the next-generation version of its iconic model more fuel efficient than ever. But those updates won’t be at the expense of its heritage or …

Spied: New Ford Taurus Cruises Through Detroit Before Shanghai Debut

Although the Ford Taurus Ford Taurus to Be Revealed Later This Month in Shanghai” target=”_blank”>will officially debut at the Shanghai auto show next week, our spy photographers have caught an early glimpse of the model. We recently saw an all-new Taurus cruising down the I-94 in Detroit wearing …

Hennessey Unveils 25th Anniversary HPE800 Ford Mustang

A visual package for the 800-hp Hennessey Ford Mustang<p>The horsepower mavens over at Hennessey Performance celebrate their 25thanniversary this year, and to pay tribute to the last two-and-a-half decades, Hennessey revealed a special variant of the HPE800 Ford Mustang.<p>Essentially, this is a visual …

2018 Ford Mustang to Add 10-Speed Automatic

Not just for F-150 trucks and the Camaro ZL1 after all<p>It was looking like the partnership between Ford and General Motors to develop a 10-speed automatic transmission would only benefit Ford trucks, but a dealership parts database suggests otherwise. As reported by <i>Mustang6g</i>, the 2018 Ford Mustang …

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

<i>From the July 2016 issue</i><p>2017 chevrolet corvette<p>See Full Specs<p>See Pricing<p>The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is probably not what you think it …

Trucks

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro LT takes on a Trio of V6 Muscle Cars

Garish horsepower numbers have become de rigueur in the world of muscle cars, where supercharged and big displacement V8 engines dominate drag strips …

Sports Cars

Ford Focus RS500 spy shots

Be in no doubt - we like the <b>Ford Focus RS</b> a lot here on PH. It's just that, on the day, we all enjoyed the Civic Type R more, Matt's video today …

Ford Motor Company

Jeep to Debut Compass Replacement Late This Year, A-Segment Model Likely

We get the scoop from Jeep boss Mike Manley<p>The model set to replace the Jeep Compass and Patriot recently adopted the name “Compatriot,” but apparently the catchy moniker will not be used when the new CUV launches. Technical Director Frank Markus recently got the scoop from Jeep and Ram boss Mike …

Is This Why GM Is Spending $290 Million To Upgrade The Corvette Factory?

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback starts at $22,190

Hatchback Fans Now Know How Much Money to Save<p>2016 is a good year to be a hatchback fan: Chevrolet is bringing their Cruze Hatchback to the U.S., Honda is coming out with a Civic Hatch again, and the Ford Focus RS is finally a thing for Americans in good ol’ America. This fall, when the 2017 …

GMC Acadia's Rear Seat Reminder caters to the idiots in our midst

If you're the type to accidentally leave living beings and perishable items inside a hot car, you need more help than a car can provide.<p>Have you ever accidentally left a child, animal or gallon of ice cream in a car on a hot day? If so, allow us to say thanks for reading Roadshow from prison. In …

Trucks

Review: the Ford Fiesta ST200

<b>Tell me about “the most powerful production Fiesta ever”…</b><p>You’re looking at it. The Fiesta ST200. The name reflects its power output in PS. It has 10 …

Trucks

Spied! Jeep Compatriot Prototypes Caught Up Close

Compass and Patriot replacement’s interior exposed<p>Our spy photographers have caught camouflaged Jeep Compatriot prototypes being loaded on a transport truck. The crossovers, which will replace the Jeep Compass and Patriot, will slot in between the Renegade and the Cherokee but it isn’t known …

Has This Guy Built the Ultimate Sleeper?

All it takes is an independent rear suspension and a few Cobra parts, but suddenly a 1988 Thunderbird takes on a new life.<p>Some people want a fast car that's going to get them lots of attention. Lamborghinis and G-Wagens are great for those kinds of people. But other people have different tastes. …

Here’s What 3 Hot Laps Will Tell You About Ford’s Fastest Mustang

Before I ruffle too many feathers by calling the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350R Ford’s fastest ‘stang yet, let me set some parameters. Was the 2013 …

Sports Cars

Top 7 Quickest 0-60 MPH Cars Under $65,000

Cheapest Rides to 60 MPH<p>As automotive journalists, we talk a lot about performance bang for your buck. Often, we’re asked about the quickest and cheapest ways to get from 0-60 mph on four wheels, and after digging through the list of 2013-model-year vehicles <i>Motor Trend</i> has tested, we’ve got an …

How to Get the Perfect Launch in An Automatic Transmission Car

Does your car have a torque converter? Here's how to launch it.<p>Last month, Jason Fenske of YouTube channel <i>Engineering Explained</i> taught you how to perfect a drag strip launch in a manual transmission car. This month, he's back with a new video that shows you how to do the same thing in a car with a …

2016 Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic Coupe Earn TSP+ Rating from IIHS

Automatic braking technology improves their scores<p>The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and Honda Civic Coupe both nabbed the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.<p>Both models scored “Good” ratings in all five crash categories just like they did the previous year. But thanks to …

2017 Ford Fusion Sport Packs an Insane 380 Lb-Ft of Torque

More torque than a Ferrari F430<p>As Ford continues its tireless march toward the occupation of every nook and cranny <b></b>of the performance car market, the U.S. automaker announced power output changes for the upcoming 2017 Ford Fusion Sport. Although Ford originally said the Fusion would receive 350 …