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A New Supercar From The…Philippines?

July 17th, 2014

Factor Aurelio Philippines Supercar

It’s not every day that an all-new supercar company materializes out of nothing, and those that do are often the pet projects of billionaires with a lot of time on their hands. So, a report from The Manila Times comes today as a bit of a shocker: a team of three passionate auto enthusiasts from the Laguna province in the Philippines has developed running, driving prototypes for a hand-built and homegrown supercar, with deliveries to their first customers set to begin soon.

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The 600 Horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

May 21st, 2014

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat V8

[7/1/14 Update: The Hellcat will produce 707 horsepower]

Ready to hit a stoplight drag race near you, Dodge will offer its updated-for-2015 Challenger in an even more powerful trim level later this year, the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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Alfa-Romeo Set to Release 8 New Models

May 20th, 2014

Alfa Romeo 8 Models By 2018

In exciting news for those eagerly awaiting the re-launch of the Alfa Romeo brand in the United States, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has confirmed bold plans for the brand that will see the launch of no less than 8 new models by 2018, thanks to a new dedicated development team and a cash infusion of $7 billion for the struggling Italian brand. In a push to move Alfa up-market and compete with the likes of BMW and Merecedes-Benz, these new vehicles will see a clear focus on driving enjoyment and performance.

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Volkswagen’s New 10-Speed Transmission

May 19th, 2014

VW's New 10 Speed DSG Automatic Transmission

Volkswagen made big news at this year’s Vienna Motor Symposium, where automakers and suppliers gather to discuss the latest in powertrain technology, with more details on the German brand’s upcoming 10-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. First hinted at last year at the same event, this new transmission will be applicable to both longitudinally and transverse-mounted powertrains, and as such should find its way into a large variety of VW products.

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Dodge’s Plans for 2014 And Beyond

May 6th, 2014

Dodge Product Roadmap 2014 to 2018
The next 5 years will be an exciting time for Dodge vehicles as the brand seeks to move away from its mainstream status into a more performance-oriented sub-brand of the new Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, according to a new 5-year plan released by the company. As the Chrysler brand continues to expand toward the mainstream in the years to come, Dodge will see some exciting new products, too, but they will see a clear focus on driving excitement and performance, sort of the Pontiac of days gone by.

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