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Report: Things at Volkswagen AG aren’t as pretty as you think

Volkswagen’s empire seems to be doing things well as their new cars can be seen in great numbers, providing transportation to hundreds of thousands of people. And the same goes for their luxury partner from Ingolstadt, Audi. However, if you start doing some research on Audi’s or Volkswagen’s sales figures, you’ll actually be surprised to see that […]

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Report: James May officially quits Top Gear, Executive Producer Andy Wilman also steps down

As if you thought the dust had settled surrounding the conflict with Top Gear UK, the BBC, and hose Jeremy Clarkson, you thought wrong as the ripple effect continues. According to a new report from The Guardian, co-host James May officially announced his position, or former position, by declaring the end of his Top Gear career. “Me […]

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Video: Watch BMW show off its new hybrid carbon-aluminum chassis for the next-gen 7-Series

A new BMW 7-Series is on the way and is rumored to be a segment leader in weight-cutting technology by extensively using CFRP or Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic and an aluminum chassis, with some bits and pieces of steel. The result here is a weight-savings of around 286lbs for the next G12 7-Series. This technology’s […]

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Report: Top Gear’s remaining episodes after the firing of Jeremy Clarkson to be aired

Remember Top Gear UK’s issue with Jeremy Clarkson and his “fracas” with a producer? Also remember there are unaired episodes of season 22? Good, because RadioTimes reports the BBC will be showing the episodes sometime later on this year, according to BBC Controller, Kim Shillinglaw. Additionally, Shillinglaw reportedly leaked of news regarding the next season of Top […]

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Audi successfully produces their first usable samples of e-diesel

Audi and thus, Volkswagen, have both been pioneers of diesel-passenger vehicle technology for decades and just today, Ingolstadt’s own just announced to have successfully produced their first batch of eco-friendly diesel fuel. Ok, so what does this mean? Well, for starters, diesel doesn’t exactly have the “cleanest” reputation. However, new technology has allowed diesel motors […]

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Volvo’s new 2015 XC90 T8 Twin Engine will cost you around $68,100 for starters

Volvo’s new XC90 is just about launching on our shores. And in order to gain access to one as well as have it in your driveway in exchange for your hard-earned money, you’ll need to fork over around $68,100 for the price of entry into a T8 Twin Engine variant. That’ll get you a Momentum trim-level […]

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Report: Ford thinks we need mountain bike gearboxes for cars

One of the many solutions automakers have been resorting to in response to super-strict government fuel and CO2 emission mandates includes the use of gearboxes with more forward gears. The idea there is to have shorty-spaced gears in greater quantities to make more efficient use of the engine’s powerband, smoother acceleration performance, and lower engine […]

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Report: A BMW i5 is on the way…?

BMW enthusiast site, BMW Blog reports Munich’s i brand will be unveiling a new i5 in 2018. Supposedly to be based on an extended 5-Series, the new i5 should gain a plug-in hybrid powertrain modeled after the one from the 5-Series GT hybrid concept. To recap, that setup had a gas engine bolstered by two electric motors […]

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Report: The Cadillac CT6 should gain a hybrid model in Shanghai

AutoBlog sat down with GM’s Mark Reuss at a press conference, who shared that Cadillac may have a hybrid version of the CT6 ready for the Shanghai Motor Show. “We’ve really got to wait until we finish rounding out the portfolio,” he said at his conference. “The Shanghai show is where you should look for […]

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Toyota’s got a new turbo motor for the JDM Auris

Toyota, like Honda, is introducing their first new line of turbocharged motors since, decades ago and recently, they just revealed an all-new 1.2L turbocharged four-banger, complete with direct-injection, a water-cooled exhaust-manifold, and a single-scroll turbocharger. The result is the little turbo motor that could, providing better engine response and torque delivery, while improving thermal and […]

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