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Report: Lexus fuel-cell LS due in 2016 on next-gen model

Australia media reports Lexus is preparing a production fuel-cell car that should be based on the next-generation LS, due sometime in 2016. According to the report from Motoring, the new Lexus LS fuel-cell should sit above the 600h hybrid model, which is expected to continue into the next generation. The powertrain is said to be an […]

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Report: BMW’s next-gen 7-Series to lose up to 375lbs

BMW’s taking their research and development gained from the i3 and i8 projects to heart and lately, they’ve been boasting about plans to use this new technology and knowledge to help reduce the curb weight of their future models. And now, it seems like the work really is paying off as the next-generation 7-Series is […]

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Video: Chevrolet teases the new 2016 Volt’s interior while demonstrating Regenerative Braking

Chevrolet is preparing themselves for a big reveal at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next month–and that’s the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, which moves into its second generation ever. That means all-new tech, an all-new design, more power, better efficiency, and improvements all around, or at least, we hope. Click here for more news on […]

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Hyundai confirms to be revealing new infotainment system plus ApplePlay integration at CES

Hyundai will be showing up at the CES next year to reveal their new infotainment system, which also is one of the first to integrate ApplePlay in new cars. The system comes with a fancy new seven-inch touchscreen display and has been optimizes to be paired in all sorts of ways with the latest smartphones. It […]

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Report: BMW retracts plan to reveal hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at Detroit

BMW and BMW Blog report that Munich is retracting their plans to reveal a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at Detroit next month for the 2015 North American International Auto Show. The Roundel didn’t disclose the reasons why, but according to press speculation, the BMW could be focusing more on their projects with Toyota. This doesn’t mean BMW’s […]

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Acura finally teases the production NSX, to debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s official. The 2015 Detroit Auto Show is going to be a big one. From the next Cadillac CTS-V, to Lexus’ new F model, and even Ford bringing the GT–this will undoubtedly be the biggest Detroit Auto Show yet because Acura just confirmed the revealing of the all-new production NSX at the Cobo Center next […]

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Toyota details the 2016 Mirai FCV with videos

Toyota recently dumped some media and details surrounding the new 2016 Mirai FCV, which sets to up the ante in the push for making hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles more common. The Japanese automobile giant has been known to be working on fuel-cell vehicles for quite some time as their concept is real simple–using a complex process […]

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Report: BMW sets its sites directly on Tesla with an i5 and i7

BMW isn’t taking kindly to Tesla Motors, especially since they’re working overtime to build a competing brand under their i lineup along with supporting infrastructure, like a network of fast EV chargers to combat Tesla Motors’ Supercharger network. Now, BMW wants to tighten their aim even more with a Tesla Model S and Model X […]

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Report: Next-generation Toyota Prius delayed again until late 2015

Toyota is struggling to make deadlines with the next-generation Prius as a new report from AutomotiveNews confirms the Prius’ previously reported delay until late 2015. The reason for the delay is related to some apparent “last-minute” styling changes to the new Prius in order to make sure the hot hybrid stays consistent with Toyota’s current and near-future […]

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BMW plans to reveal and demonstrate new self-parking tech at CES in Las Vegas

BMW plans to participate in the next Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where the Munich automaker plans to reveal some new technology for some of their future cars. One of them is a newly updated i3 with BMW’s own 360-degree collision avoidance system, which uses an array of laser scanners to determine whether or […]

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