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OEMs Continue Push for High-Octane Gas

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http://wardsauto.com - Fuel with higher octane allows engines to be designed for higher compression ratios, meaning improved thermal efficiency and fuel economy. Meanwhile, Honda targets engine thermal efficiency of 50%, and GM’s powertrain chief gets in a dig on Tesla.

These 10 new car interiors are the best you can buy

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http://driving.ca - It’s what’s on the inside that counts – whether you’re browsing through Tinder or shopping for a new car, those words hardly ever fail to ring true. After all, what’s the point of buying a sexy sports car if you absolutely can’t live with the interior?

The Lexus IS has evolved — but it's still trying to find an identity

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http://www.businessinsider.com - Now in its third generation, the Lexus IS is still kind of an outsider among its peers. The first generation of this entry level luxury sedan was an important step forward for Lexus.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: We're Driving it This Week

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http://www.guideautoweb.com - The 2016 model gets a new exterior look and feel, plus a brand new 1.4-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 153 hp and 177 lb.-ft. of torque, geared towards vastly improving its fuel economy numbers. Furthermore, the Cruze has shed 250 lbs. from its previous generation with the use of more high-strength steel.