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Report: Volkswagen AG apparently considering renaming themselves Auto Union

Australian outlet GoAuto apparently learned that Volkswagen AG executives are mulling the possibility of renaming themselves as Auto Union, the original name for what is now known for modern day Audi. Volkswagen AG has grown to be one of the largest automobile conglomerates in the world with Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well […]

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Report: Another rumor points to BMW turbo four and supercapacitors for new Supra revival

Another rumor is out from Motoring.com, who claims that the new Toyota Supra successor is set to be revealed in the next few years. BMW and Toyota’s collaboration isn’t news, but everyone seems to be shooting speculation out of their arses, left and right, and this latest development is not much different. For this report, BMW […]

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Report: Audi has no intent to compete against BMW and Tesla in race for EVs

Audi doesn’t seem to be phased by BMW’s and Tesla’s growing battle to produce luxury EVs according to UK’s WhatCar. Instead, Audi still stands by their investments into plug-in hybrid technology since apparently their customers prefer that over normal EVs, according to Audi’s Rupert Stadler, who spoke with the magazine. After some market research, Stadler said […]

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Report: Electronics giant LG confirms battery with 200 mile range, could be used by GM

Electronics giant LG and its CFO, Cho Suk-jeh, recently confirmed to Reuters of a new battery back that could allow certain EV models to travel more than 200 miles on a single charge. Suk-jeh didn’t say who will get the battery pack first, but previous rumors and speculation point to use by General Motors. Though, nothing has […]

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Report: Audi Q7 e-tron due for launch within next year

CarAdvice reports that Audi is almost ready to reveal a Q7 e-tron, after speaking with Audi’s technology and communications manager, Oliver Strohbach. The new model is expected to launch either later this year or early next year, riding on Audi’s latest MLB Evo architecture, the same chassis expected to provide a backbone for the next-gen […]

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Report: BMW working on i9 to celebrate company’s centenary

BMW has been known to be working on something special for the 2016 model year, which represents the automaker’s first 100-years in existence. Rumors were posted in the past about a successor to the legendary M1 supercar from the 1970s, the only mid-engined car ever built by Munich’s finest (Rumor One, Two, Three, and Four). All […]

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Report: Cadillac dealers offering insane incentives for ELR

The Cadillac ELR has been suffering from slow sales and as a result, dealerships are reportedly offering some crazy incentives to shift the ELR models off of lots and to keep them from gathering dust. The Cadillac ELR might be an appealing car to look at, but it’s essentially a more hyped-up version of the […]

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Volkswagen sends the Eos and Routan to the guillotine after 2014

Volkswagen released some details for its new lineup for the 2015 year, which will not include the current Eos and the Chrysler minivan badgineered Routan. Other than the obvious, like the arrival of the entire 2015 Golf lineup, including the base model, the GTI, the Golf R, the e-Golf, and the Golf SportWagen (that replaces […]

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Report: US diesel sales are up by 25 percent according to study

The Diesel Technology Forum, HybridCars.com, and Baum & Associates conducted a recent study. And in that study, they found that Americans are taking the diesel passenger car concept a little more seriously as sales are reportedly up by 25 percent since last year. With the current rate, the study predicts that the market share of total diesels […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid could return 117.6 mpg

Word in the pipeline via Motoring.com down yonder in Australia reports that Mercedes-Benz’s new C-Class plug-in hybrid could return up to 117.6 mph on the US cycle, according to recent testing figures. Click here for more news on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. After speaking with Mercedes’ head of development for the new C-Class Estate, Ralf Rossmanith said […]

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