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Report: Volkswagen’s under the spotlight again, but for tax evasion

If you thought Volkswagen AG had enough to deal with already, particularly with Dieselgate, you’d be wrong as it’s the least of their worries now, according to AutomotiveNews Europe. The huge German automaker is now being scrutinized and investigated for possible tax evasion. But to no surprise, the tax evasion is in relation to Dieselgate where the […]

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2015 Los Angeles: The next generation 2017 Hyundai Elantra shows off for the world in the City of Angels

The Hyundai Elantra is about to be replaced and we don’t know that just from the teasers revealed a little while ago, but from the fact Hyundai themselves revealed the sixth generation model at the 2015 Los Angeles International Auto Show. As expected, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra sports all-new sheet metal thanks to a complete […]

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2015 Los Angeles: Volkswagen’s Golf GTE Sport Concept from Worthersee makes its US debut

Volkswagen decided to haul this year’s concept car from their annual Worthersee Festival in Austria of recent past–the Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept. As a refresher, the Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept previews a next-generation Golf and GTI, or at least visual and styling cues we could expect to see with the next-gen model. In […]

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2015 LA – 2017 Lincoln MKZ

2015 LA Preview: The 2017 Lincoln MKZ goes insane, gets 400hp V6

If someone ever walked up to me and said there’s a 400hp Lincoln in town–no pun intended, I swear–I would’ve laughed in your face with a spritz of whatever I’d be chewing or sipping on at the time. Lincoln’s synonymous with everything but power and performance all in the name of American pseudo-luxury and comfort. […]

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Report: Mr. Daimler AG, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, says Dieselgate will seriously impact German auto industry

Daimler AG’s chief, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, went on the record to express his worry for the German auto industry as a whole following Volkswagen AG’s major shakeup with Dieselgate, calling it a major blow to the company’s reputation for making automobiles. Speaking to the Economic Club of Washington, Zetsche mentioned he was surprised at Volkswagen’s level […]

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Report: Infiniti wants to make a Mercedes-Benz S-Class hybrid rival

Infiniti really wants to up their game in terms of competing with the big dawgs from Europe, so much in fact, AutomotiveNews reports they’re working on a new flagship sedan to combat the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid and the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid. According to the report, the new flagship will be heavily modeled after the Q80 […]

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Report: Mazda hints at actually following through with new RX model, could launch in 2017

Mazda surprised and captivated the world with the revealing of their new RX-Vision Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show just a few weeks ago. Now, the small Japanese automaker supposedly hinted that they’re actually going to follow through with making a new RX sports car, according to Motoring, who received the scoop from inside sources. Those […]

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2015 – Dubai Police Porsche 918 Spyder

The Dubai Police get a new addition to the fleet–a Porsche 918 Spyder

Were you thinking of robbing a bank in the near future? Well, don’t do it in Dubai, if that’s where you’re planning your high-speed escape, because the Dubai Police just received a new addition to their fleet–a new Porsche 918 Spyder. Despite the addition of the 918 to the fleet, Dubai still wouldn’t be a […]

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Report: BMW and Karma Automotive team up to produce hybrid and EV systems

Some big news hails in from BMW and the former smalltime luxury EV maker, Fisker, now renamed Karma Automotive, as the company just announced to have signed agreements with BMW, where BMW will supply automotive parts to Karma. The parts supply from BMW will allow Karma to build “high voltage battery charging systems and a […]

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Report: Volkswagen halts production of the Passat TDI for the US

In case you’ve been living under a rock over the past couple months, Volkswagen’s in some deep doo-doo with the law over cheating on emissions testing for its new diesel models. That said, Volkswagen is currently under a lot of scrutiny, including all of the diesel-powered vehicles made under the corporation’s various portfolios, ranging from […]

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