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Ford Details 2014 Fusion's 1.5-Liter EcoBoost Four-Cylinder Engine

Ford recently made the surprising, yet easily explained move to add a second mid-level turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine to the 2014 Fusion sedan’s engine lineup. The company has revealed the new 1.5-liter engine’s specifications, and as promised, it offers nearly identical output to the …

Superman Month - Superman: The Movie (1978)

<i>To celebrate the release of Man of Steel this month, the Flickering Myth writing team are looking back over Superman’s previous screen adventures;</i> …

First poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

To warm things up before the arrival of the trailer for the second instalment of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth prequel Trilogy this coming Tuesday, …

World of Tanks heads to consoles for the first time on the Xbox 360

The free-to-play tank battle title that <i>was</i> exclusive to PC gamers is heading to the Xbox 360. <i>World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition</i> will mark the game's first foray on a console and will be free for all Xbox Live Gold members. You can expect 15-on-15 multiplayer warfare this summer -- only on the Xbox 360.<p>…

Xbox One price: $499 in the US, £429 in the UK

The Xbox One will cost $499 in the U.S. and £429 in the U.K. (€499), Microsoft revealed at its E3 2013 press conference today.<p>That's rather …

Next-generation Apple Mac Pro eyes-on at WWDC 2013 (video)

Historically, Apple hasn't been one to offer sneak peeks of anything. That changed today with the next-generation Mac Pro -- likely a function of the fact that teasing such a machine couldn't possibly weaken sales of a desktop that hasn't been updated in a technological eternity. Waiting just …

Apple Introduces iOS 7

We heard it would be flat. We heard it would be black and white. We heard that it would be a totally different experience.<p>It is. iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s flagship mobile operating system, is here, and it’s almost entirely different from the versions that came before. Gone are the …

2014 Chevrolet Impala 2LZ First Test

More Canadian Elk than African Antelope<p>Unlike its namesake, the all-new 2014 Chevy Impala isn’t a svelte, agile creature able to dart and leap from point A to B. Rather, the full-size sedan from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada is more of a North American bruiser — substantial, solid, well-built, and more …

Ford Fiesta ST vs Peugeot 208 GTi vs Renault Clio RS - Auto Express

Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 vs. BMW M3

Dense morning air caresses their exquisitely crafted bodies with passing clouds of condensation, a temporary fog on paintwork as reflective as an undisturbed pond. Rear spoilers stand proudly above angular trunklids, poised and ready to deflect the fiercest of autobahn winds. Glistening in the …

Limited Slip Differential

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Never too young to go under the knife.<p>Chevrolet had high hopes when it introduced the redesigned 2013 Malibu at the 2011 New York auto show. On point for GM’s charge into the competitive mid-size sedan segment, the General was counting on the new bow-tie sedan to inflict some serious sales damage …

2014 Chevrolet Impala 2.5

Hot dogs, apple pie, and four cylinders.<p>Chevrolet hasn't built an Impala to warm up to for 20 years, unless, of course, you were a fan of the bruising 1994–96 Impala SS or a cop who loved a roomy squad car. In this latest example of how bankruptcy can occasionally be a good thing, Chevy has …

The Big Test: 2013/2014 Full-Size Sedans

Chevrolet Impala LTZ vs. Chrysler 300S vs. Ford Taurus SEL vs. Kia Cadenza vs. Toyota Avalon Ltd<p>Is there a more peculiar automotive segment than that of the entry-level, full-size sedan? Loved by comfort-seeking retirees, client-shuttling businessmen, and family-hauling parents alike, the full-size …

2013 Toyota Avalon TRD Edition First Test

A Rare Taste of an Unlikely Pairing<p>Three modified Toyota Avalon sedans were some of the biggest surprises at last year’s SEMA show. The cars were obviously not targeted toward grandma, unless she likes the idea of a supercharger, 19-inch rims, and a lowered suspension — just a few items on the …

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2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Long-Term Update 6

Outgoing COTY takes a victory lap of the eastern U.S.<p>This update is being composed from the front passenger seat of our lame-duck COTY champ as my co-driver pedals the anchor leg of an eight-state holiday tour of the eastern U.S. We departed Detroit for family visits in Memphis, Tallahassee, and …