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New research suggests US auto sales to peak this year

The industry is on pace to sell more than 16 million cars this year … but don’t break out the party hats and champagne just yet. June was a terrific month for the auto industry. Americans made it the busiest month of sales in nearly eight years, buying more than 1.4 million vehicles, according to Autodata Corp. It was the strongest month of sales since July 2006, combining with robust sales in May to send expectations soaring.Despite a brutal winter that hampered sales earlier in…

Jaguar working on lighter F-Type with C-X75’s twin-charged engine?

Every automaker has its own agenda when it comes to concept cars. Some roll them out just to showcase where it’s heading. Others create them to gauge public opinion for a potential production model. Still others only showcase a concept car to preview a model that’s already well underway. Jaguar is just such a company.In the last several years, Coventry has only produced a handful of concept cars, and each of them – the C-X16 that foreshadowed the F-Type, the C-X17 that previews the …