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Report: Toyota turns down the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

One of the more important technology rollouts to occur in recent months is the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in new car infotainment systems for easy and quick integration with drivers’ smartphones. But in an interesting move, for reasons unknown, Toyota, one of the largest automakers in the world, apparently turned down the […]

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Report: Mercedes-AMG could hop on the hybrid train (powertrain?) very soon

Mercedes-AMG is one of the few brands that have been able to avoid the onslaught of hybridization in the name of fuel economy. But even hybrids are making a name for themselves in the high-performance world, so much in fact that the in-house tuning branch of Stuttgart could hop on the hybrid train themselves. AutoCar […]

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Report: Next-gen Toyota GT86 to get hybridized with F1-style KERS system

Some new news rings from Motoring, supposedly regarding the next-gen Toyota GT86, which will happen, despite having some initial setbacks with sales for the first generation (sadly). According to the Australian outlet, who spoke with some insiders at Toyota, the next-generation GT86 will happen and will come with an F1-style KERS system, or Kinetic Energy Regeneration […]

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Report: The new Nissan LEAF could spawn a crossover model

Nissan may have kept their LEAF project to a small scale, but so is not the plan for the next generation model as AutoCar learned Nissan could spawn a new crossover based off of the new LEAF. This seems like a sensible move given that any crossover today is pretty much a hot topic and one produced […]

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Photo Leak: Is this the new Audi Q6 Concept?

While BMW has been pointlessly charging more for less with their stylized X5 that we know as the X6, Mercedes-Benz just recently revealed their competitor for the first time with the GLE Coupe. That of course leaves the third German rival without a direct competitor to the X6, Audi. Though due to exponential demand increases, […]

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Report: A baby Acura NSX might actually happen and take form as a Honda

Some new news is buzzing in regarding Honda and Acura with the possibility that Honda could be producing a baby Acura NSX for its own portfolio. Honda’s been kicking their efforts into high gear recently after realizing their brand is in need of a little chutzpah, on top of making competitive mainstream cars. As a […]

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Report: The Volvo V40 should make its way stateside for the next generation

Dutch publication AutoVisie chomped down on some Swedish meatballs to inform the world that Volvo’s planning to sell their next-generation V40 in the United States when it gets launched next year. This is great news because Volvo’s been lacking in the compact and hatchback departments ever since the S40, V40, and C30 were retired from the lineup. […]

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Report: Cooperatively built Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti models won’t be obviously badgineered

Badgineering (badge + engineering) over time has proven to barely work as American automobile manufactures learned the hard way, for example taking a Ford Crown Victoria, giving it some new headlights and taillights, a separate grille, and a half-assed slightly-improved interior proved to hardly be a successful formula. Though alternatively, in some cases, cooperative projects […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz wants to build an electric crossover

This really should come to no surprise given the fact that Tesla Motors is on the verge of revealing their first EV crossover model. But Mercedes-Benz is apparently interested in hopping on the EV bandwagon themselves to compete with Tesla, next to BMW and other manufacturers. According to a new report from Autovisie, who sat down […]

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Report: Volkswagen takes the cake as the largest automaker

Reports are rolling in after some data raised some attention to indicate that Volkswagen AG stole Toyota’s title to become the world’s top automaker by sales for this year. CNN reports that Volkswagen sold around 5.04 million vehicles form January to June, which oddly is a lower figure than the same period last year. In comparison, […]

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