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Report: Germany’s calling for a ban on sales of internal combustion engine-powered cars by 2030

Germany sees an ICE-free new vehicle world by 2030. This hits many car enthusiasts into the heart like daggers. But Germany recently pushed forward a ban against the sale of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles by 2020. Who: Yes, the country home to BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen, among a few others in various […]

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2016 Paris – Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept

2016 Paris Preview: The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept previews an EV crossover family

Mercedes-Benz plans a new family of EVs, starting with this Generation EQ Concept. The 2016 Paris Auto Show is in full swing and Mercedes-Benz revealed a new all-electric crossover SUV concept. Over the past several months, Mercedes has been confirming their new efforts to develop all-electric luxury vehicles. The plan is to produce more EVs […]

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2016 Paris – Lexus UX Concept

2016 Paris Preview: The Lexus UX Concept is another crossover SUV pitch

The Lexus UX Concept is a design study that hints at a new subcompact crossover SUV. The 2016 Paris Auto Show is in full swing and adding to the list of reveals this year is another crossover SUV concept. It seems Paris is really heavy on the SUVs this year. First, it was the new […]

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2016 – FIA Formula E Announcement NYC

Motorsports: The world’s first all-electric racing series, Formula E will show up in Brooklyn

One of the first races for Formula E will run through the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. If you’re New York City based like we are, or at least within its proper, some exciting motorsports news rings in from the side of Formula E. What is essentially Formula 1, except with all-electric powertrains, Formula E […]

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Report: Audi pitches A9 E-Tron as a competitor to the Tesla Model S

Audi is helping to perpetuate Volkswagen AG’s offensive of introducing more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids to help shove the recent Dieselgate scandal under the rug. Part of this includes a car to compete directly with Tesla and it’s tentatively called the A9 E-Tron. In a recent report from AutoCar, word is that Audi’s A9 E-Tron will […]

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Report: Volkswagen to introduce EV concept at Paris, 300 miles on one charge for the people

There’s no doubt that Volkswagen’s image is horribly tarnished following the infamous Dieselgate emissions scandal, which continues to affect the company today. That said, the outlook for future diesel passenger cars from the People’s Car doesn’t look too positive and to compensate, Volkswagen’s shifting its focus heavily towards production electric vehicles. One of these electric […]

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Report: Tesla introduces new safety features to Autopilot

Tesla Motors is constantly in the process of updating its Autopilot feature for the sake of seeking to improve the system in every way possible like Apple rolls out over-the-air updates for iDevices. Now, Elektrek reports Tesla just added some new safety features as preventative measures in light of recent accidents involving Autopilot. These features are […]

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Report: Lamborghini anticipates sales hike by 2019 following launch of crossover SUV

Lamborghini is really betting on the success of the soon-to-be launched Urus crossover SUV to boost the company’s global sales figures. Clearly reminiscent of the persistent sales wars, Lamborghini anticipates sales could double worldwide to 7,000 units annually by 2019 once the Urus gets launched. The crossover is meant to not only to compete with […]

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Report: California lawmakers are leading the way with new climate change mandates

California legislature is once again setting the new laws to help combat climate change. They are, after all, the leading entity that led the first efforts of enforcing America’s Clean Air Act on automobile emissions. However, these new greenhouse emissions mandates aren’t just focusing on the reduction of car emissions. Now, the new bill is […]

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Report: Jeremy Clarkson shares his worst cars of 2015 and 2016

Whether you like Jeremy Clarkson or not, you cannot deny that he is a significantly influential voice in the automotive media industry. Above all, his critique of automobiles is hugely entertaining, especially when the cars are bad. Speaking of which, it just so happens Clarkson announced his list of the 10 worst cars he drove […]

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