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New Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer unveiled at Frankfurt motor show

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http://www.autocar.co.uk - More space but less weight in estate version of the latest AstraVauxhall is promising more interior space but improved efficiency and reduced weight with its new Astra Sports Tourer, which has made its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.

12.3 seconds @ 116 mph; 2016 Camaro is fastest SS ever

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http://autoweek.com - The 2016 Chevy Camaro SS will dispatch the quarter mile in 12.3 seconds at 116 mph when it hits dealership lots this fall. The manual version comes in with a time of 12.5 seconds at 115 mph.

Chevy SS sedan gets the lightest of updates for 2016

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http://autoweek.com - The Chevrolet SS hasn’t been a monster in the sales department, selling just more than 2,000 cars in the first eight months of 2015 -- contrast that with the Malibu, which sold over 130,000 units.

GM, Justice Department near criminal settlement over faulty ignition switches

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http://money.cnn.com - The U.S. Department of Justice is expected to announce a criminal settlement with General Motors, in which the automaker will acknowledge it misled the government and public over faulty ignition switches.

Cylinder Deactivation Could Drop a Corvette Down to 2 Cylinders

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http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - General Motors may use an advanced cylinder deactivation technology, co-developed with Delphi and Silicon Valley startup Tula Technologies, in its SUVs and V-8 cars to shut down up to six cylinders to maximize fuel economy.

The Wall Street Journal: GM, Justice Department near criminal settlement over defective ignition switch

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http://www.marketwatch.com - The U.S. Justice Department is expected to unveil a criminal settlement with General Motors Co.