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Why is Lincoln Now The Lincoln Motor Company? We Ask Its New Director

As if being on the penny hadn’t made Abraham Lincoln ubiquitous enough, our 16th president has moved into the non-copper world of motion pictures. Honest Abe is the focus of two biographic films this year—one that may have stretched the true extent to which he hunted vampires—and, starting earlier …

2013 Lincoln MKZ [w/video]

<i>Rebranding When Reinvention Is Requisite</i><p>Lincoln – pardon us, the Lincoln Motor Company – assures us that Ford is committed to its success. The awkwardness of the statement (which feels vaguely like your mother telling you that she loves and supports you regardless of what everyone else thinks) was …

Audi Announces Revamped T-Mobile Data Plan

With data rapidly becoming the next frontier for automotive shoppers, buyers weighing the cost of in-car wi-fi might be drawn to the just-announced alliance between Audi and T-Mobile.<p>Using the Audi connect software which was first introduced in 2011, the automaker's in-car multimedia interface …

Bentley EXP 9 F SUV Concept

From idea to reality in a mere seven months, Bentley's polarizing EXP 9 F SUV concept premiered at the Geneva auto show in March 2012. Darren Day, the Senior Interior Designer at Bentley Motors and one of the lead designers on the concept, walked us through the car's impressive details in our …

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Cadillac mulling CTS Coupe successor after all

The 2014 Cadillac CTS made a big splash last week at the New York Auto Show, but now that we've seen the sedan, we can start to wonder about whether coupe and wagon versions are in the cards. According to <i>Edmunds</i>, Cadillac is at least considering bringing back the CTS Coupe for a second generation, …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Sipa USA/TNS<p>US President Donald Trump, center, with CEO of General Motors Mary Barra, left, and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sergio Marchionne, second from right,takes his seat prior to delivering remarks to automobile industry leaders during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House …

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Driving a 740-hp electric anomaly.<p>The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG electric drive boasts a 120-mile range and 738 horsepower, but don’t believe for a minute that you can enjoy both at the same time. When pushed to its full potential, the electric SLS won’t make it two laps around the 12.9-mile Nürburgring</i> …

Watch Infiniti Red Bull Racing set a world record pitstop time in Malaysia

How quickly can you change a tire? The pit crew for Infiniti Red Bull Racing can do it in 2.05 seconds. Actually, they can change four tires in 2.05 seconds, and they did just that at the Grand Prix of Malaysia two weeks ago, setting a new world record for the quickest pitstop in the process.<p>There …

Watch An Unmodified Nissan GT-R Hit 183 MPH On Ice

Lake Baikal is not only the deepest and largest volume fresh water lake in the world, but also happens to be frozen from January to late May. That …

The News for April 5th, 2013

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! This is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or the bull. I …

This 65 Foot Jump Stunt Goes Hilariously Wrong

At the Fiat Triple-X Stunt event last year in Prague, this Fiat Punto was supposed to clear a 20 meter (65.6ft) gap jump. The little car made it, but …

BMW X4 Concept

The baby X6 is almost here.<p>The BMW X4 concept may debut in Shanghai, but BMW's next crossover will focus on the U.S. market. The compact crossover coupe will be built at the brand’s Spartanburg, South Carolina, production facility, and America likely will snap up the most X4s. By taking the …

Lexus to debut small hybrid CUV at 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Following rumors that Lexus has been working on a small crossover to slot below the RX (pictured), <i>Automotive News Europe</i> reports that the production-ready CUV will bow at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next March. Later this year, Lexus will preview this new crossover by way of a concept car at the …

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