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Skeletor takes control of Honda's Twitter feed, hilarity ensues

 

The first of December was Cyber Monday and Honda decided to have a little fun.

Honda already launched its Happy Honda Days ads featuring childhood toys such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Stretch Armstrong, and others. They took the campaign a bit further on Monday when they decided to let Skeletor take over the Twitter feed. 



Skeletor's face replaced the Honda logo in their profile picture and they sent out a variety of tweets to…
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Volvo will release entire new lineup of cars in part of U.S. revival plan

 
Volvo made some headlines earlier this month.

The car company introduced a revival plan in the United States. The U.S. used to be its biggest market, but things have taken a turn for the worse over the last decade. At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show the company revealed how it will improve its sales in the U.S.

"Volvo is in the US to stay. Not only will we stay, we will…
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Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe Named 2015 Sports Car of the Year by Autoguide.com

 

The readers have spoken.

AutoGuide.com allowed their audience to call the shots and label their picks as the best cars of 2015. The category of Sports Car of the Year went to the Jaguar F-Type Coupe. Here's the excerpt from Auto Guide's website.

"The British sports car took the 2015 AutoGuide.com Reader?s Choice Sports Car of the Year Award and it isn't hard to see why. The new F-Type…
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See how Ford is using industry-leading virtual reality technology

 

Welcome to the future.

Ford is using new ways to design and test you car of the future before it's even built.  Ford's Immersive Vehicle Environment (FiVE) Lab allows engineers and designers to walk around, look inside and sit in digital replicas of Ford vehicles and view them from the customer's perspective.

Forbes got a closer look at the unique technology earlierthis year.

"What we're looking for is the perceived quality…

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: Audi prologue car previews the future of Audi design

 

Audi hinted at the brand's future design direction this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company unveiled the 'prologue' show car, a two-door coupe.

"Audi stands for sportiness, lightweight design and the quattro permanent all-wheel drive. In the Audi prologue, we are expressing this know-how in a new form - we have put the sportiest car in the luxury segment on wheels. Our team took new approaches in both exterior and interior design…

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VIDEO: The Voice’s Adam Levine takes Nissan’s GT-R Challenge

 

Nissan released a YouTube video earlier this week of The Voice's Adam Levine taking the GT-R Challenge. What's that you ask? Here's the YouTube description of the video:

"Adam Levine tries to sing his new single 'Sugar' while being whipped around in Nissan's high performance supercar, the GT-R."

Let?s see if the lead singer of Maroon 5 succeeds.

As you can see, he fails pretty quickly. It didn't take?

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Subaru WRX/WRX STI chosen as Automobile Magazine All-Star

 

Automobile Magazine released its list of 2015 All-Stars earlier this month and the 2015 Subaru WRX/WRX STI models made the cut.

Auto Mag looked at only the new crop of cars and cut their initial list down to 25 vehicles. From there, they test-drove every car, checking every little possible thing and came up with a list of 10 All-Stars. The Subaru WRX/WRX STI being one of them.

"Subaru has continued to build…

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Scion debuts iM Concept at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

 

Earlier this month Scion released photos of a new concept model, and on Wednesday they revealed the actual product at the LA Auto Show.

The new model is called the iM Concept. What does that mean? According to Doug Murtha, VP Scion Division, the i stands for individuality, intriguing and a good fit for customers' incomes. The M stands for modern, multifaceted and magnetic.

"The iM Concept marries sleek styling with the versatility of a?

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Jaguar LandRover launches new voice command hub called justDrive; Tweet from your car

 

The 2014 LA Auto Show started today and one of the first announcements was from Jaguar Land Rover.

The car maker announced its new all-in-one smartphone app, justDrive. This software will integrate multiple apps into a single, voice-activated control panel. Here's some more details about the process, viaCNET.

"The Jaguar Land Rover justDrive app lives on the driver's smartphone and transmits data to the host vehicle via USB, but also requires a Bluetooth…

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What to expect from Porsche’s self-driving technology InnoDrive

 

Over the last few years Porsche has been working on aself-driving car. The semi-autonomous system is called ACC InnoDrive and it takes the pressure of driving off the driver.

Recently Brett Berk of Yahoo Autos was allowed to test-ridethe self-driving Porsche. Before we get into his thoughts, here's some background info on how the car works, via GreenCarReports.

"InnoDrive controls the throttle and brakes, but a human is still needed to steer and select…

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