VW Group Promises 50 Battery-Electric, 30 Plug-in Vehicles by 2025 | EV Meme
During the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the Volkswagen Group (VW, Audi, Porsche, etc) announced its Roadmap E. In what may be the most comprehensive electrification initiative in automotive, the VW Group’s plans include a fully electrified model portfolio by 2030, at latest.
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6 hours ago
Electric FUSO eCanter Begins Deliveries Globally, Starting in NY | EV Meme
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus, a division of Daimler Trucks, launched the FUSO eCanter in New York City. UPS took delivery of the first eCanter trucks as part of a global rollout of the electrified version of the most popular mid-size box truck in the world. The eCanter is the world’s first series-produced, all-electric light-duty truck. It will be sold in the United States, Japan, and Europe this year and will spread to other markets thereafter.
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7 hours ago
2017 Fiat 500X Brings Italian Fun To the Whole Family
The Fiat 500X was introduced last year as the first four-door crossover in the Fiat lineup for North America. Its exterior look is much like the tiny 500, but its underpinnings are co-designed with Jeep. For 2017, the 500X sees little change from last year.
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2 days ago
Researchers Suggest Pharmaceutical Model for Battery Innovations - CarNewsCafe.com
Researchers at Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering have proposed using the model pharmaceutical companies use to move product from research phases to market. Their paper, published in MRS Energy & Sustainability, suggests an industry model for automotive battery innovations that is based on the research-development-market model used by pharma. The battery innovations market is littered with failure, they note, whereas the pharma model is not.
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2 days ago
Tesla shares blame for fatal Autopilot crash according to NTSB report
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigation into a fatal crash involving a semi-truck and a Tesla Model S utilizing automated driving systems. The reasons for the crash are complex, but the report highlights issues with self-driving vehicles that should be of concern.
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7 days ago
BMW i Vision gran coupe enters Frankfurt as a vision of BMW's electric future
BMW has unveiled a new concept vehicle, the i Vision Dynamics, a four-door gran coupe with a range of 600 km (373 miles) per charge and a top speed of over 200 km/h (120 mph). The sporting sedan is a "look ahead to the e-mobility experience of the future," BMW says.
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7 days ago
Jaguar Announces I-Pace eTrophy race series to support Formula E
Furthering its support of Formula E electric racing, Jaguar has announced the world's first production battery electric vehicle race series. Called the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy, the series will support FIA's Formula E championship, utilizing the same race circuits on the same weekends.
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8 days ago
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA glides into Frankfurt with spiral lighting
Mercedes-Benz has introduced the Concept EQA, a compact coupe-style crossover that features two electric motors, a variable drivetrain, permanent all-wheel drive, and a Sensual Purity design motif. This all-electric concept has a range of up to 400 km (249 miles) per charge. Those headlights, though ...
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8 days ago
Land Rover gets rough and ready in Frankfurt with Discovery SVX
Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), the Land Rover Discovery SVX is the first Land Rover that will be built at the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division's new Technical Centre. The vehicle is specially outfitted and engineered to be an extreme off-road-capable machine that lives up to Land Rover's luxury status.
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8 days ago
0-249 MPH and Back to Zero In 32.6 Seconds – Bugatti Chiron Sets New Record - CarNewsCafe.com
The $3 million dollar Bugatti Chiron and its 1,500 horsepower just set yet another world record. Driven by Juan Pablo Montoya, one of the best race drivers in the world, the Chiron ran from 0-400 km/h (249 mph) and then back to zero again in a mere 32.6 seconds, traveling a total of 1.43 miles.
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9 days ago
Jaguar resurrects the E-type with an electric motor as the E-type Zero
Jaguar Land Rover Classic has been restoring and rebuilding ultra-classic JLR models for some time. The company has revealed a new take on a classic at its Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in London, with an electrified E-type called the Zero. It's faster than the original, and looks just as good.
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12 days ago
Review: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
Toyota brought back the TRD Pro package for the 2017 Tacoma pickup truck. We were stoked about that as the TRD Pro is the Tacoma trim level to get for serious off-road fun. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is available only as a crew cab (“Double Cab”) in four-by-four with a short bed. The towing package is standard, as are better shock absorbers, improved suspension and body clearance heights, skid plates, and a lot more.
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14 days ago
Nissan Unveils 2018 LEAF As All-New Electric Car | EV Meme
The 2018 Nissan LEAF was unveiled yesterday with pomp and flair. As the best-selling electric car on record, the LEAF is often Nissan’s showcase of new technology. With the 2018 model redesign, Nissan went premium-level while lowering the LEAF’s price tag.
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14 days ago
Ford, Dominos Pizza Collaborate on Autonomous Pizza Delivery Study | EV Meme
Dominos Pizza and Ford are collaborating on a study to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery.  The autonomous vehicle study includes researchers from both companies investigating consumer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle as part of the delivery experience.
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15 days ago
Mercedes-Benz Unveils EQ fortwo Autonomous Urban Mobility Concept | EV Meme
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new smart vision EQ fortwo urban mobility concept vehicle. This autonomous, flexible-use, public transportation vehicle is an on-call taxi cab that requires no driver. The car can be individualized by its passengers through smartphone connections and front grille and side panel projectors. The show car is the first vehicle from the Daimler Group to take the logical step of dispensing with a steering wheel and pedals.
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15 days ago
Cummins Unveils Next-Gen Energy-Diverse Products and Tech Solutions | EV Meme
Cummins put on display the company’s latest near-zero natural gas engine technology, super-efficient diesel engines (with plans to introduce a new heavy-duty diesel engine in 2022), and a fully-electric class 7 demonstration tractor.
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15 days ago
Review: How does the Honda Ridgeline fare after a two-year hiatus?
Honda entered the "lifestyle pickup" market in 2005 with its car-based Ridgeline pickup truck. It was designed to appeal to a growing segment of the population that had tired of minivans and confining crossovers and wanted something that blended the family-friendly comfort of a crossover-SUV with the carrying flexibility of a pickup. Production of the first-generation vehicle ended in mid-2014, but after a brief hiatus the Ridgeline is back following its debut at NAIAS 2016. New Atlas gets behind the wheel.
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19 days ago
BMW i3s sacrifices some range, gains a lot of muscle
BMW will be introducing a new model to the i3 electric car lineup, the i3s. This sportier version of the best-selling i3 reduces range by a few miles and gains a lot of power and sport handling to compensate. The BMW i3s will debut in Frankfurt at the International Motor Show in September.
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20 days ago
2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Brings Hybrid Efficiency to the Best-Selling Nissan
We drove both the standard Rogue and the Rogue Hybrid for the 2017 model year and were impressed at the extra efficiency and drive dynamics that $1,200 in price difference brings to the Hybrid model. This is possibly the best Rogue yet.
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21 days ago
Intelligent Rear View Mirror debuts in 2018 Nissan Armada
Nissan will unveil a production version of its long-awaited Intelligent Rear View Mirror in the upcoming 2018 Armada SUV. The Armada (called the Patrol outside of the US) will be the first vehicle to have the new rear view mirror that can see "through" objects obstructing the driver's view.
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21 days ago
2017 BMW 530e : Review
The BMW 5-Series is completely new for 2017, with a new platform that is longer and taller and stuffed with technology. None of that changes the excellent drive dynamics and performance of the 5 Series and with the 2017 BMW 530e iPerformance, that’s further augmented by the powerful efficiency of a plug-in hybrid.
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21 days ago
2017 Kia Soul Turbo! is turbocharged fun in a usefully tiny package
The Kia Soul Turbo is the common name for the Kia Soul ! trim (also called the Exclaim) and it’s new for this year. Kia basically took the well-made little crossover-ish hatchback and added what everybody wanted to see: turbocharging to boost the car’s little inline-four-cylinder over 200 horsepower.
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26 days ago
Hesitation, Jumping - Transmission Problem?
Transmission hesitation, or at least what sounds like automatic transmission hesitation, is a relatively common issue with older vehicles. As vehicles age, things inevitably begin going wrong. But hesitation can be several things.
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26 days ago
Audi Changing Model Designations To Include kW Outputs - CarNewsCafe.com
Volkswagen’s luxury brand, Audi, is changing model designations and nomenclature to indicate power output in kilowatts (kW). Model names won’t change, but designations denoting the vehicle’s engine or powertrain choice will. The designations will be universal for both standard combustion engines, hybrids, and electrics.
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26 days ago
Review: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is plug-in goodness for the whole family
The Chrysler Pacifica is the newest minivan on the market, introduced for this model year as an all-new model to replace Fiat-Chrysler's best-selling vans. The Pacifica Hybrid is an option that surprises on several fronts ... not the least of which is that it's a plug-in hybrid minivan.
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28 days ago
Deutsche Post DHL and Ford Unveil Electric Delivery Van | EV Meme
Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford have presented a jointly-produced electric delivery van in Cologne, Germany. The van is called the StreetScooter Work XL and is based on a Ford Transit fitted with an electric powertrain under battery power. The bodywork is designed to fit Deutsche Post DHL specifications.
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4 weeks ago
Review: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia brings Italian style Stateside
The Alfa Romeo Giulia is important for the Italian brand as it marks the return of Alfa Romeo to the North American market as a mainstream vehicle, especially in its more accessible four-cylinder models. The Giulia exudes Italian style and appeal, and it handles wonderfully well, but is it the complete package?
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4 weeks ago
Chevy ZR2 takes to the desert with Hall Racing
The Vegas to Reno race is the longest-distance and most gruelling desert offroad race in the United States. This year, Baja 1000 dominators Hall Racing have teamed up with Chevrolet to put a Colorado ZR2 pickup into the mix. For the most part, the truck is stock with just a handful of modifications for this competition.
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4 weeks ago
Review: Kuickwheel Serpent-C is fun and easy, but don’t get cocky
The idea of a small, lightweight, portable, and electrified skateboard like the Kuickwheel Serpent-C is intriguing. We can all imagine ourselves going Tony Hawk all over the place on a board that propels itself. We'd be doing that, of course, on our daily commute to work on that "last mile." You know, to give a practical side to the deal. The reality is that most of us can't really board that well. Not like Hawk, anyway. But that doesn't mean we can't have fun. Lots of it.
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4 weeks ago
Chevrolet's 2018 Equinox Diesel boasts segment-topping fuel economy
Chevrolet has revealed its 2018 Equinox will be offered with three engine options, including a new 1.6-liter diesel. That diesel option will have a cruising range of up to 577 mi (928 km) per tank and be EPA rated at up to 39 mpg (6 L/100km) on the highway, which GM boasts will top the compact SUV segment – even when compared to gasoline-electric hybrids such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (30 mpg) or the Nissan Rogue Hybrid (35 mpg).
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4 weeks ago
Infiniti Prototype 9 Is An Electric Retro Roadster - CarNewsCafe.com
Infiniti has revealed an open-wheeled electric retro-roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Prototype 9 is a re-imagining of a 1940s race car and has been designed and built with time-honored, hand-crafted techniques. The Prototype 9 is powered by Infiniti’s new electric powertrain from Nissan’s Advanced Powertrain Department.
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5 weeks ago
New Electric Truck Company Chanje To Produce First Model This Year | EV Meme
A California-based, Hong-Kong-owned company called Chanje has emerged and plans to begin production on a new electric delivery truck this year. The truck, the V8070 panel van, has volume orders already, the company says.
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5 weeks ago
Acura to debut 2018 RLX and its hybrid sports car design at Monterey
Acura's 2018 RLX is meant to reflect the automotive brand's new design direction through the company's flagship sports sedan. The 2018 RLX will make its public debut at the upcoming Monterey Automotive Week in California on August 15-19, showcasing the complete redesign of the vehicle.
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5 weeks ago
Bollinger B1 Introduced as Off-Road-Ready EV | EV Meme
Bollinger has introduced an adventure-ready, battery-powered truck called the B1. Aimed towards outdoor enthusiasts and adventurous environmentalists, the B1 can be had with either a 120-mile or 200-mile estimated range per charge.
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6 weeks ago
Review: 2017 BMW i3 Is Electric Fun for Everyday Use, With Some Caveats
The BMW i3 is now in its fourth year in 2017 and some improvements have made a compelling little car even more interesting. The i3 is most recognizable for its eye-catching looks, carbon fiber design and useful versatility. True to the BMW nameplate, it’s also fun to drive.
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6 weeks ago
2017 Land Rover Discovery review: Soft on the inside, hard to kill
In a nutshell, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery is rugged, capable, and much more like last year's Discovery Sport model in terms of handling and fuel economy. Improvements have been made on several fronts, not the least of which in how the Discovery now handles itself on around town.
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7 weeks ago
2017 BMW i3 fits a Broad Market of Longer-range Needs
The fourth year of the BMW i3 electric gives the car a few upgrades to go with its already well-recognized style. The carbon fiber design and electric drivetrain have been upgraded with a longer-range battery pack. The i3 remains a solid bang-for-the-buck EV.
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7 weeks ago
2017 Honda Ridgeline Is an Atypical, Useful Pickup
We normally think of pickup trucks as being large, robust, body-on-frame vehicles where fuel economy and daily use are secondary. With the Honda Ridgeline, the opposite is true. With innovative features and a handy design, the Ridgeline is often much more useful than a typical small pickup truck might be.
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7 weeks ago
Review: 2017 Infiniti Q50
When it comes to luxury sport sedans, we often believe newer = better. But sometimes an older, wiser design hits the mark so well that it’s a timeless beauty. Like starlets in Hollywood, automotive beauty can be fast and fleeting, but elegance remains permanent. The 2017 Infiniti Q50 has that kind of elegant quality that makes even its relative age a mark of wisdom.
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7 weeks ago
2017 Jeep Compass - iSeeCars.com
Jeep totally revamped the 2017 Compass model and gave it much-needed upgrades and changes. This all-new contender in the small crossover segment fits between the small Renegade and larger Cherokee models as the newest addition to the Jeep family.
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7 weeks ago
Jaguar E-Pace Barrel Rolls Into The Spotlight - CarNewsCafe.com
How do you debut a new vehicle and generate both hype and interest? What if that vehicle is very different from what you’ve done before and needs more attention for that? Well, for Jaguar, that’s the electric E-Pace sport utility. Instead of launching it with a media event, some TV spots, and a few social media pushes, the English automaker decided to.. well, literally launch it.
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8 weeks ago
Review: 2017 BMW 530i is a showcase of excellence
The 5 Series is BMW's bread and butter, boasting the largest distribution for the automaker globally. The 530i may slot in the middle of the 5 Series range and is a satisfying combination of turbocharged goodness, luxurious comfort, and enjoyable driving experience. New Atlas gets behind the wheel of the 2017 BMW 530i.
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8 weeks ago
Battery Drain Issues, Diagnosis
Persistent battery drains are a serious annoyance for car owners, but are particularly difficult (and tedious) for a mechanic to locate and repair. Quite often the drain will be in an inaccessible place, there will be more than one drain source, or the issue just never seems to resolve. Small, parasitic drains are the most difficult to find whereas big, problem-causing ones are usually the easiest.
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8 weeks ago
How Much Fuel? Faulty Fuel Gauge Sending Units
Some vehicles, especially as they get older, will register a full tank of fuel and then either “stick” there and show no consumption over time or will suddenly drop to empty (or near empty) once a couple of gallons have been burned off. A few will just show a vaugely correct reading of the amount of fuel available.
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8 weeks ago
Rogue Hybrid review: Efficiency takes front seat in Nissan's new compact crossover
How does Nissan's hybrid model for the Rogue perform? We used it as a family hauler for a week to see if the fuel economy benefits stack up, and how it drives compared to the deadpan standard gasoline model.
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8 weeks ago
2017 Infiniti Q50 - iSeeCars.com
The 2017 Infiniti Q50 is very aged compared to its rivals in a luxury sport sedan class with some strong competition. Yet with that age comes wisdom, which is evident in the Q50's excellent interior experience and timeless exterior appeal.
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8 weeks ago
Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Remains the Fuel-Sipping Champ
The Toyota Prius was completely redesigned in 2016 to upgrade the body styling and improve the interior experience. Driving dynamics were changed and the car was given some upgrades to raise fuel economy and boost comfort. These have all paid off.
For the 2017 model year, changes are minimal and include making the Safety Sense advanced driver aid and safety features standard across the board for all Prius models. Additionally, the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model has been reintroduced as the Prime for this new-generation Prius.
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8 weeks ago
2017 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty : Review
Pickup trucks come in a lot of flavors. They are generally rated by capability and at the height of that capability are the heavy-duty “3500” class of trucks. The 2017 Ram 3500 is one of those and with its dual rear axle configuration, it’s a serious towing machine.

The Ram 3500 is a true workhorse, meant to carry or pull heavy loads without complaint. Like any useful tool, the Ram 3500 is part Swiss army knife and part task-oriented specialist.
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9 weeks ago
Mobis wants to take immobilized drivers off the road, autonomously
According to Korean producer of automotive parts Hyundai Mobis, each year around 7,000 North American traffic fatalities are caused by drivers ceasing control of a vehicle. Looking to limit the damage, it is working on an autonomous system that would recognize when a driver is no longer in control and guide the car to safety.
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9 weeks ago
New Audi A8 Debuts Level 3 Autonomous Artificial Intelligence - CarNewsCafe.com
Audi uses the term “Audi AI” to describe its autonomous and driver-assist technologies, which extend from sophisticated assistance systems up to fully-self-driving vehicles. These are based on the carmaker’s new zFAS centralized computer core for driver assistance systems. The new Audi A8 will debut zFAS plus three of those Audi AI technologies: the Audi AI traffic jam pilot (the first Level 3 autonomous traffic jam feature on the market); the Audi AI (remote) parking pilot and the Audi AI remote garage pilot.
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9 weeks ago
2017 Infiniti Q70 - iSeeCars.com
The 2017 Infiniti Q70 carries on with the big sedan's march through time. Although outdated by most standards, there is still a lot of appeal in this sedan's beautiful design and excellent interior. The strong V8-powered option and wonderful road presence are high points for this luxury sedan.
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9 weeks ago
Hyundai heats up its i30 hatch with N performance trim
Having established its high performance N sub-brand in 2015, and followed up with some impressive concept cars, Hyundai has unveiled the first production vehicle to be released under the N banner. With the i30 N, the Korean automaker says it wants to bring ""exhilarating driving pleasure" to the masses, and judging by the specs it isn't kidding.
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9 weeks ago
Review: A week with the monstrous 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
There are three things to know about the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: it's fast, it's loud, and you're going to have to budget for speeding tickets. These attributes also mean the Challenger SRT Hellcat is extreme fun and wherever you go, heads will turn to look. Those were the lessons we learned after a week in this truly American muscle car.
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9 weeks ago
Volvo sets Guinness World Record at VNL heavy truck launch
Volvo Trucks unveiled the new VNL heavy truck for over-the-road operations by boxing it up like a toy and letting a three year old boy open it up for a Guinness World Record. The unboxing may have been a slick publicity stunt, but the tech under the hood of this big machine is no gimmick.
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10 weeks ago
Review: Family Friendly 2017 Dodge Durango Is Unique In Its Class
The 2017 Dodge Durango has just about everything a family needs: space, versatility and comfort. Options for muscle and towing are also there. What’s more, the Durango has managed to boost its scoring by just tweaking a couple of things that bothered us last year. It’s now a top-rated crossover.
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10 weeks ago
2017 BMW X4 - iSeeCars.com
With the X4, BMW hoped to create a new ideal in crossover SUVs: a Sport Activity Coupe. BMW says the SAC is aimed at those who want the stability and assurance of all-wheel drive, and the ground clearance of a traditional crossover, but aren't interested in boxy styling or the soul-sucking bland drive of a bigger crossover. The 2017 BMW X4 is the latest version of the SAC ideal and it's obviously found an audience among luxury buyers.
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10 weeks ago
Review: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Guys Gab
The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is the resurgence of an old favorite. Back in the day, Fiat was best known for their topless 124 and now that the carmaker is making a comeback in the US, it seemed like a good idea to play to that nostalgia with the 124 Spider. The result is a classy little car that’s fun all the way around.
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10 weeks ago
Dodge prices 2018 Durango SRT at $133 per horse
Dodge has put a price tag on the 475-hp sport utility/muscle car hybrid it unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show in February. At a mere US$133 per horse, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT provides 392 cubic inches of HEMI V8 power that can do 0-60 mph (0-92 km/h) sprints in 4.4 seconds, quarter miles in 12.9 seconds, and even tow up to 8,700 lb (3,946 kg) of trailer.
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10 weeks ago
2017 BMW X4 : Review
BMW calls the X4 a “Sport Activity Coupe,” combining the capability of a crossover with the styling and drive dynamic of a coupe. The end result is a sort of crossover-styled wagon that some might think looks goofy, but which others find highly compelling. The jury may be out on the X4’s looks, but the fun drive dynamic and surprisingly good fuel economy are unanimous wins. The BMW X4 definitely has an audience and we can see why.
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11 weeks ago
2017 Subaru Impreza Definitely Impresses With Its New Build
The 2017 Subaru Impreza is all-new, with changes to everything about the vehicle except its two core values: a large interior and all-wheel drive as standard. The Impreza is built on the new Subaru Global Platform on which most other Subaru vehicles will also be based. And it’s a great improvement on an already great vehicle.
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11 weeks ago
2017 Mazda CX-9 is Well-rounded, Family-minded Driving Fun
The 2017 Mazda CX-9 is a three-row crossover whose primary points of appeal are family-friendly ergonomics, a great look inside and out, and a fun drive dynamic. The CX-9 competes in a busy arena of crossovers and manages to stand out for its Mazda-infused qualities.
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11 weeks ago
Review: 2017 Mazda CX-9 cuts an impressive crossover figure
The three-row family hauling arena isn't exactly the sexiest automotive category. It is, however, where bread is buttered and the midsize and full-sized crossover segments are where manufacturers bring some of their toughest competition to bear. In a market full of not too shabby designs and attempts to sportify the unsporty, the 2017 CX-9 stands out for its excellent styling, solid mixture of versatility for growing families, and excellent drive dynamics.
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11 weeks ago
The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado
Smack in the middle of nowhere, but somehow near the Denver International Airport and a couple of major U.S. highways, is an animal sanctuary dedicated to large carnivores. A place that rescues African lions, Asian tigers, European bears, Northern Wolves, and more. These are animals with no options and plenty of need and they’ve found some freedom on a 720-acre refuge on the Colorado Plains.
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11 weeks ago
2017 Audi Q7 interior review - YouTube
In this shaky cam interior review, http://www.AaronOnAutos.com gets into the 2017 Audi Q7 crossover. There are some nice quirks about this that are worth mentioning.
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11 weeks ago
FAVORITE CARS: 10 Largest US Cities vs. the Rest of the Country
People in large cities tend to have higher costs of living and buy smaller cars. Right?
Well, half right. People in large cities do prefer cars with smaller body styles compared to the buying habits of people who don’t live in cities. Yet one of the lowest costs of living in the country is in Houston, Texas, which is also one of the nation’s largest cities.
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11 weeks ago
Volvo Wave Piston Improves Efficiency - CarNewsCafe.com
Volvo’s truck engines are now much more efficient thanks to a new piston head design. The design adds “waves” to the piston’s crown, improving oxygen use. The engineers who designed the piston head have received Volvo’s Technology Award 2017 for their work.
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12 weeks ago
Review: How practical is the BMW i3?
The BMW i3 is a compact, well-crafted little electric five-seater with nods towards both sustainable design and operation that speaks to the German make's dedication to clean motoring. The i3 sees some big changes for 2017 that, while it remains a bit of a niche vehicle for American buyers, will no doubt broaden its appeal.
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june 2017
First Liquid Nitrogen Bus Completes Trials | EV Meme
A hybrid bus, called CE Power, running on both diesel fuel and liquid nitrogen has completed a series of trials. The bus is the first to be powered by liquid nitrogen and was built by engineers at HORIBA MIRA as part of a consortium in the United Kingdom.

The CE Power features a nitrogen-powered Dearman Engine alongside a conventional diesel engine.
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june 2017
Which States Have the Most Convertibles?
The iSeeCars team looked at the sales figures for vehicles over the past year and wondered which states have the most convertibles being sold in them. Looking at 15 million cars, the results were a mixture of surprise and the obvious.
The national average for convertible sales over the past year is about 1.9 percent of all vehicles sold. Most states fall somewhere near this number in total convertible sales. But some states are far higher than that.
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june 2017
2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD : Review
The idea of the Dodge Challenger GT was introduced a couple of years ago as a concept car at SEMA, fitted with a wide-body Mopar kit and some specialty wheels, the real hook was under that concept’s hood: an All Wheel Drive (AWD) powertrain featuring huge amounts of V8-powered goodness.
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june 2017
Lamborghini lends carbon fiber expertise to search for better medical implants
Italian carmaker Lamborghini has a lot of experience with carbon fiber composites of various types, having used them extensively in both its on-road supercars and its racing programs. The company has announced it will lend that materials expertise to the biomedical research being conducted by Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas.
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june 2017
Pulling Codes and Clearing the Computer Without a Reader
There are a lot of things you’ll need to do to repair a vehicle. One of those will be pulling OBD II codes from the computer as part of the diagnosis process and clearing that computer in order to see if new codes come up. Sometimes, a reader isn’t handy. For those times, there are options.
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june 2017
2017 Volkswagen Beetle is Safe, Fun, and Doesn’t Cost Much
The 2017 VW Beetle combines everyday driving pleasure with a versatile build and high safety marks. It’s both fun and cheap to buy, making it a good contender in the “retro coupe” market it competes within.
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june 2017
2017 Dodge Challenger GT is AWD and Fuel Efficient
With a highway rating of 27 mpg, the 2017 Challenger GT is an all-wheel drive muscle car that delivers good fuel economy too. Even hooning in the wild and throwing up dust with abandon, we managed to average 21 mpg in a week with the muscular Challenger GT.
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may 2017
Ford vs. Oldsmobile: The groundbreaking automobiles that pioneered mass-production
In the year 1903, things were heating up in the United States. The Wright Brothers made their historic flight, the Philippine-American war had just ended, and the country was still recovering from the assassination of President McKinley two years prior. Edwin Porter's now-iconic film The Great Train Robbery was in theaters and pedestrians were seeing, for the first time, factory-produced automobiles from American makers with names like Ford and Oldsmobile.
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may 2017
Review: 2017 Infiniti Q70 carries its age well
As with the cliches of older people, the Q70 is still capable of doing the basics in life, but when it comes to technology, it's a bit behind the times. The cliche might hold in some ways, but like the surprising older folks who're smartphone savvy and talk to Alexa in familiar terms, the Q70 has its own surprises.
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may 2017
2017 Mercedes-Benz Gle-Class - iSeeCars.com
The luxury crossover-SUV markets are exploding and becoming very contentious. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class offers a good mix of package choices, engine options, interior refinement and on-road excellence. With seating for five adults and good cargo, the GLE-Class remains a favorite in the luxury SUV market.

There are six models to choose from in the GLE lineup, which replaces the M-Class of previous years. Each model is noted by its engine, starting with the base GLE350 and working into the turbocharged GLE400 and GLE43 models then to the V8-powered GLE63 and GLE63 S options. The plug-in hybrid GLE550e finishes out the lineup, though hints at a possible diesel-powered option for the US market have been made.
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may 2017
2017 Nissan Rogue - iSeeCars.com
The 2017 Nissan Rogue carries on with the current generation of this compact crossover. Now a best-seller in the segment, the 2017 Rogue has seen some styling upgrades for the new model year, but is otherwise unchanged from 2016. New to the Rogue lineup this year is a hybrid model with excellent fuel economy for a relatively low premium.

The Nissan Rogue is best known for its family-oriented design and high value proposition. There are several Rogue models to choose from, ranging from the generational carryover Select base model to the range-topping Platinum Reserve.
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2017 Toyota Prius - iSeeCars.com
The Toyota Prius was completely redesigned in 2016 to upgrade the body styling and improve the interior experience. Driving dynamics were changed and the car was given some upgrades to raise fuel economy and boost comfort. These have all paid off.

For the 2017 model year, changes are minimal and include making the Safety Sense advanced driver aid and safety features standard across the board for all Prius models. Additionally, the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model has been reintroduced as the Prime for this new-generation Prius.
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Volvo takes out the trash with an autonomous garbage truck
Volvo Trucks has teamed with Swedish waste management company Renova to test an autonomous refuse truck in the wild. The self-driving garbage truck can navigate urban roadways as an operator walks alongside to feed it bins for garbage collection.
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may 2017
Review: 2017 Subaru Impreza is more brains than brawn
The new 2017 Subaru Impreza was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in 2016 before entering production shortly afterwards. The Impreza made a solid first impression on us during a product launch in California last year, but recently we had the chance to get properly acquainted by spending a full week (and several hundred miles) behind the wheel.
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