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Abarth 124 Spider Tears into Geneva, Joined by 300-HP Rally Racer

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http://www.automobilemag.com - Reactions to the debut of the Fiat 124 Spider were a little mum following its appearance at the Los Angeles auto show. We’re seeing the Italian Miata in a whole new light now that Fiat has unveiled the more potent Abarth 124 Spider at the Geneva auto show.

Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Combines Sportiness and Practicality in Geneva

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http://www.automobilemag.com - The hatchback version of the Honda Civic is set to make its return to the US later this year, and this sporty-looking prototype shown at the Geneva auto show is a thinly veiled preview of what the production model will look like.  Though it’s adorned with a body kit, large wheels, and an aggressive rear spoiler, the Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype looks basically production-ready.

Vauxhall VX220-style future ruled out for new Vauxhall GT Concept

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http://www.autocar.co.uk - Enthusiasm for the Vauxhall GT Concept is high at the manufacturer, but the firm’s new boss has ruled a niche collaboration of the kind that delivered the Vauxhall VX220 doubtful. Rory Harvey told Autocar: “The ability to invest in a niche product has to be driven by a business case, and currently that’s less likely.

Nissan Reports 930 Leaf Sales in February

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http://www.hybridcars.com - Nissan Leaf sales for February amounted just 930 units, a 22-percent decline from Feb rural 2015, and well below the car’s high water mark. In February 2014 Nissan sold 1,425 Leafs, that whole year it sold 30,200 Leafs, but despite a new 30-kwh battery, the twice-revised Leaf still in its first generation is just doing OK.