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Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak On Display At Petersen Automotive Museum

The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak, one of the world’s fastest electric race cars, will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif. for a limited time. The vehicle will be outside the Mullin Design Studio until February 1, 2019, prior to the upcoming future-of-mobility exhibit “Driving Toward Tomorrow”. The exhibit […]

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Schaeffler To Showcase Electrification Solutions At Ces 2019

Electric mobility is one the key forward-thinking topics at CES 2019. Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler predicts that in 2030 some 30 percent of all newly registered passenger cars will be fully electric, 40 percent propelled by hybrid powertrains, in other words a combination of a conventional IC engine and an electric motor, so 70 […]

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Now You Can Build Your Own 992-Generation Porsche 911

The new 992-generation Porsche 911 has only been out for a few days, and Porsche hasn’t wasted any time putting an online configurator together for us enthusiasts to use. If you need to kill some time, this is the perfect way to do it. If you’ve ever spent time on Porsche’s configurator before (who hasn’t?), […]

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2020 Kia Soul Gets Funkier And Adds A Long-Range Soul EV

The Kia Soul, the clear victor of the funky box fad of the mid-2000s, has been completely redesigned for the 2020 model year. It’s still very square, but it’s even funkier than before. There are an array of trims to pick from on the new Soul, some of which have significant style tweaks. LX, S […]

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Check Out the New AMG-Powered Mercedes A-Class Sedan Lap the Nurburgring

When Mercedes finally unveiled the new A-Class sedan set to go on sale in the US next year, the only thing I was left wondering is, where’s the AMG version? Well, this spy video taken at the Nurburgring could be giving us our first look. Taken recently at the Green Hell during an industry test […]

Mercedes-Benz Launches GLC F-Cell

Mercedes-Benz Launches GLC F-Cell — It’s A Hydrogen-Phev Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz says it has made its first deliveries of the GLC F-Cell, a fuel cell and battery-electric  SUV that can run on hydrogen and also as a plug-in hybrid. Government agencies and other organizations in select markets in Germany get it first, with businesses and private customers able to rent the vehicle starting next spring. The […]

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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Drivers

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a performance crossover that goes head-to-head with models like the Porsche Macan and Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S. It takes the Giulia’s 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 and stuffs it into a slightly more practical package. Crossovers are all the rage, and Alfa needs the Stelvio to be a hit if […]

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Ecocar 4 Tasks Students To Build Autonomous Chevy Blazer Hybrids

Earlier this year, we got a chance to get behind the wheel of some Chevy Camaro hybrids. The cars were designed and built by groups of college students from 16 universities in both the United States and Canada. The program, EcoCAR 3, was supported by GM and the U.S. Department of Energy. At the end […]

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Plug-In Sales In The Us For Q3 And Ytd 2018

232,500 plug-in vehicle have been delivered in the first nine months of 2018, an increase of 63 % compared to the same period of 2017. 63 % were pure electric (BEV) and 37 % were plug-in hybrids, according to EV sales database and consultancy EV-Volumes.com. The plug-in share of the total light vehicle market was 1.8 % to […]

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GM’s Charlie Wilson Was Right: Stronger Regulations Can Help U.S. Automakers

Charlie Wilson had been the president and CEO of General Motors before being nominated to become secretary of defense by Dwight Eisenhower. During his Senate confirmation hearings, he controversially said, “For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.” And he was right. While car companies […]