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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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Report: The next-gen 2016 BMW 7-Series to feature new six-cyl engines

The next-generation BMW 7-Series often tends to set standards for Munich’s own and this latest development further supports this notion. According to CARandDRIVER, the next-generation 2016 BMW 7er will launch the Roundel’s new selection of modular inline-six engines. BMW announced a little more than two years ago to be designing a new inline-six with “modular architecture” […]

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Lexus details minor updates for the 2015 LS

The 2015 Lexus LS is being given a tiny refresh for the new model year to keep it fresh and relevant. For the most part, the LS remains unchanged, but the parts that did include the infotainment system, interior lighting and ambiance tweaks, an improved rear-view camera and more. The Lexus infotainment system now offers […]

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Chrysler increases Ram EcoDiesel production w/ video

Chrysler has been doing extremely well with their light-duty Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. In fact, they’re doing so well, Chrysler officially announced to be doubling production, quite impressive even after receiving 8,000 orders within just three days following being launched. Sales weren’t expected to be stellar, with Auburn Hills only predicting the EcoDiesel to make up […]

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Report: The Nissan Altima and Sentra to get more dramatic designs

Nissan is preparing to redesign its Altima and and Sentra, which isn’t a bad thing since they’re just about as exciting to look at as a roll of bread. And to cure the Altima and Sentra of their unremarkable aesthetics, the word on the street is that both sedans will be aesthetically redesigned to appeal […]

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Report: The 2016 Acura NSX once again seeks to be a budget Ferrari

The Acura NSX is almost here, after what seems to be an eternity of teasers and concepts. It may seem like old news, but the NSX is still on its way and recently, WhatCar spoke to Ted Klaus, the NSX’s chief of development. In the interview, Klaus explained the NSX once again is built on the […]

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Report: BMW apparently turns down i8 Spyder and variants to 7-Series

BMW was rumored to be working on an i8 with no head (a.k.a. a convertible variant) as well as a potential M7, but in a recent report from InAutoNews, those two ideas are total baloney. At the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, BMW did attempt an i8 Spyder Concept, but apparently the project has been cancelled. Additionally, rumors […]

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Report: Is Lamborghini preparing a hybrid or a Urraco successor, or both for Paris?

Lamborghini seems to have released a teaser out of left field that has a good amount of us pondering about and wondering, what the hell could they be showing off at the Paris Auto Show in just a few weeks? The teaser above is all we have to work with and just from the looks of […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz serious about hybridization, could reveal 10 new models by 2017

Mercedes-Benz is serious about their hybrid plans as Australia’s CarAdvice recently heard of 10 possible plug-in models from the Silver Arrow. So far, the latest plug-in model to come from Stuttgart is the S500 Plug-In Hybrid, but similarly equipped models could surface in great variety by 2017. According to Daimler AG’s Dr. Thomas Weber, the plan […]

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