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Report: Norway could go as far as banning fossil fuel-propelled cars entirely by 2025

The Europeans are on a strong offensive to do their socially responsible part of being conscientious of the environment. As of recent, we’ve heard of some pretty big plans to shake up the use of gas- and diesel-powered automobiles, like in France where Paris vowed to ban cars older than 1997 in hopes to reduce […]

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Report: Hyundai’s new luxury brand, Genesis, to launch all-electric vehicle in near future

Hyundai has some really big things planned for their all-new Genesis luxury sub-brand, including the launch of an all-electric sedan in the near future, which is likely to compete with one of the entrants from Tesla. Word came from Hyundai Motor’s senior vice president, Manfred Fitzgerald, at a recent conference at the Busan Auto Show […]

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Report: BMW i doesn’t want to do EVs any more, wants to shift focus to autonomous driving

It seems BMW i’s mission to produce more EVs and hybrids isn’t exactly going well, so BMW i instead will be shifting their focus toward autonomous driving technology, according to Reuters, who heard from BMW’s board member, Klaus Froehlich. Could this mean the EV and hybrid wars are slowing? You know, because EVs, although great […]

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Recalls: Ford expands Takata recall by adding 1.9 million cars in North America to recall

Honda isn’t the only company suffering from the massive Takata airbag recall as Ford is also a heavy user of the airbags now found to be defective. Similarly to Honda and Toyota, who expanded their campaign to include more models, Ford announced to be adding around 1.9 million cars to their own recall group. That […]

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Report: Volkswagen could expand use of smaller EV platform for larger vehicles

Volkswagen AG is on a hard product offensive that came a little bit earlier than intended, following everything coming crashing down from Dieselgate. The new mission is to focus on electrification and as a result, the plan is to have a huge burst of new EV or hybrid models in the near future from nearly […]

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2016 – BMW i8 Performance Test Mule Spy Shots by Motor1

Spy Shots: What is this odd BMW i8 test mule with the weird vents on the back window?

Critics and fans have been contemplating the possibilities of any potential future variants of the BMW i8 since the car was first introduced. Some believed and still believe a droptop i8 is going to happen, while a more powerful version was said to be in the works. Keep in mind though, BMW turned down any […]

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Volkswagen could reach a settlement for Dieselgate by July

As we go about our daily lives, the United States Federal Court is arbitrating over how Volkswagen will compensate owners affected by Dieselgate in America. Now, a new statement from Volkswagen, along with a supporting report by┬áReuters, says Volkswagen could come to an agreement and settlement with the U.S. Federal Court over how the company […]

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2016 – First Production 2017 Acura NSX

Video: Holy crap, they actually made one, first 2017 Acura NSX rolls off assembly line

Believe it or not, Acura officially produced their first NSX. No really, they did it. It’s not a “near-production” model or a prototype, or a test mule. It is, the actual, #001, 2017 Acura NSX, and it rolled off the assembly line a few days ago in Marysville, Ohio. Despite feeling like old news, the […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz wants to expand its electric portfolio by two sedans and two SUVs by 2020

Fans of Mercedes-Benz and electric cars are probably wondering what Stuttgart has in store to compete with the likes of BMW’s i and Tesla Motors, as the luxury EV wars continue to heat up and gain momentum. Mercedes did say that they could create a sub-brand similarly to BMW’s i program, but they decided not […]

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Recalls: Toyota and Lexus expand recall for cars affected by faulty Takata airbags

The Takata Recall saga continues as Toyota and Lexus both officially announced to be expanding their recall of cars affected by the original Takata airbag inflator issue, leading to one of the auto industry’s biggest recalls in history. It’s the sort of mass hysteria you’d expect when one company basically monopolizes a very specific market […]

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