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The Volkswagen e-Golf is the most efficient compact EV in the US, says VW

Volkswagen is tooting its own horn with the recent 2015 e-Golf, which is the the world’s first all-electric Golf for North America. It boasts an EPA rating of the equivalent to 126MPGe city, 105MPGe highway, and a combined cycle of 116MPGe while sporting a range of 83 miles. The range might be limited, but the […]

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Report: Audi to ax the A6 Hybrid due to low demand

*2015 Audi A6 TDI Pictured Audi seems to be pushing itself to the next level with new debuts and pioneering moves in the automotive industry. First is their quest to become the first automaker to offer a fully autonomous car and alternatively, there’s their mission to continue electrifying their lineup to keep electric and hybridized […]

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Video: BMW teases the new X5 M and X6 M ahead of their debut at LA

Now that the new BMW X5 and X6 are basically here, the next question in the saga of the third generation X5 and second generation X6 is, when are the M versions coming? Well, they’re due for a reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this year and BMW’s M Division just released a […]

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Report: Don’t expect too much of a difference with next Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a massive cult following and continues to this day to be a popular item. Mercedes once attempted to replace the G-Class but there was such an uproar from customers, they decided to continue making the current one instead. Now, it seems the Gelandewagen is set to undergo a major overhaul, but […]

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Report: Audi to drop the V8 for its RS4, sadly

The demand for greater fuel economy seems to be killing the V8 and lately, Audi’s been stringent on its offerings of V8s, simply because they’ve found more economical alternatives, at least on paper. Continuing the trend is the next RS4 wagon estate and while we don’t receive that model here in the states, it’s still […]

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Hyundai gives the Santa Fe an update, with effort gone into steering and suspension

Hyundai recently launched a slightly updated 2015 Santa Fe, which receives some updates to its steering and suspension. And those kind of updates are the good kind of updates. For starters, Hyundai says the 2015 Santa Fe received a new power steering system, featuring a 32-bit processor, which should deliver better and “refined steering feel.” […]

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The 2015 Nissan Pathfinder starts at $29,510

The 2015 Nissan Pathfinder was officially announced to be priced at $29,510 for starters, excluding the $885 destination and handling fee. The fourth generation Pathfinder has been with us since 2012 as a 2013 model and so far, only minor changes have been implemented. For the 2015 model year, the Pathfinder gets standard blind sport […]

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Report: The Dodge Viper to restart production in November

Chrysler and the Dodge Viper have been struggling. It’s so bad in fact, that production has been stopped numerous times just because nobody’s buying any. That said, it’s quite obvious something is wrong and so to make things a little better, Chrysler dropped the price of the Viper to just $84,995, at $15,000 price drop […]

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Report: The next-gen Audi A8 to be offered as a fully autonomous vehicle

Audi is serious about its goal to be one of the leading pioneers to the fully autonomous vehicle. And now, Australia’s Motoring.com heard the next-generation A8 could be offered as a fully autonomous vehicle. Bolstering this claim is the fact that Audi did announce to be offering some autonomous systems on the next-gen A8. Motoring spoke with Audi’s head […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz confirms revival of “Maybach,” to debut with S-Class limo in LA

Ever since word of an S-Class limousine straight from the factory surfaced, there was much debate as to what it would be called. By tradition, it would receive something like Pullman or Maybach. But Maybach doesn’t exactly have the greatest reputation and wasn’t much of a success. Despite this, Mercedes-Benz apparently confirmed to be reviving […]

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