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Rolls-Royce Dawn turns to fashion for new special edition

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Dawn - Inspired by Fashion combines stark colour contrasts with silk elements; it'll be available to order from NovemberThe Rolls-Royce Dawn – Inspired by Fashion is a new car from the Bespoke service at Rolls’ Goodwood headquarters. As the name suggests, the special edition convertible takes its cue from the world of haute couture and has been created by a team of designers from fashion, fine textiles and luxury accessories.

Toyota’s Approach to Self-Driving Cars: Assist Drivers, Don’t Replace Them

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Toyota’s ambition is to have self-driving cars on the road by 2020, but rather than replace the driver, the automaker’s top priority is to help them drive safely. “A completely autonomous car is not what we’re looking for,” said Seigo Kuzumaki, Toyota’s assistant chief safety technology officer, during a presentation to Automotive News.

Chevrolet Silverado HD Carhartt Revealed Before SEMA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevy’s collaboration with 127-year-old workwear outfitter Carhartt on this concept may have longer legs than some of its SEMA-show brethren, as we hear the brand also plans to show it at the mainstream auto shows in L. A.

IIHS: Truck Headlights Aren’t Much Better Than Cars or SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released its latest headlight test results, and this time around it’s all about trucks. Earlier this year the IIHS tested headlight performance on a number of new cars and SUVs and found most of them to be inadequate.

New spyshots, of Corsa! Next-gen Vauxhall hatch spotted

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It sounds, from what our sources have told us so far, that the next Vauxhall Corsa could be a far more talented affair. It’s reputed to feature an all-new platform, for starters, and the engine line-up will include three- and four-cylinder options.

Toyota Brands Share Reliability Ranking With Buick as Honda Ebbs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Toyota Motor’s Lexus and Toyota brands held their lead atop Consumer Reports’ annual reliability rankings, while General Motors’ 117-year-old Buick line became the first from the U.S. to win one of the list’s top three places.

Consumer Reports Crowns FCA as the Four Least Reliable Brands Available

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Consumer Reports released its new car reliability ratings today, and one company should take a long hard look at itself in the Italian-American mirror. The annual report covers brand reliability and includes a list of the 10 best, and worst, vehicles in terms of reliability.