2019 Volkswagen Jetta R

Volkswagen Could Add A Jetta R To The Lineup

The 2019 Chicago Auto Show proved to be a good place to catch up on some Volkswagen product plans and news. VW used the show to finally show the 2019 Jetta GLI which ups the power considerably from the conventional Jetta. We are talking 80 more horsepower by replacing the 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with […]

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TVR Griffith Production Pushed Back Until 2020

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the U.K. ‘s newest sports car, the TVR Griffith, we have some bad news. There’s been another delay. Originally set to go on sale in 2017, the delivery date was pushed back to early 2019. And now it’s been pushed back to 2020. AutoRAI confirmed the delay […]

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Audi promotes EEBUS Standard For Intelligent Connection Of Electric Cars And Buildings

Audi is actively involved in shaping the digital energy world of the future. The brand with the four rings is involved in the EEBUS initiative to promote networking across manufacturer and industry boundaries. The Audi e-tron is the first electric car whose charging system uses the new communication standard. At the “Plugfest E-Mobility” at the […]

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Patent Application Hints At All-Wheel-Drive Ford Mustang Hybrid

Early last year, Ford announced plans to introduce a hybrid version of the Mustang in 2020. Since then, we’ve learned a little bit more about the hybrid Mustang, but it’s never been clear what kind of powertrain it would use. Thanks to a recently published patent application, we may have our answer. This patent application, originally […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Goes Electric On Smaller Machines

In an industry first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start to launch a fully electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators. In a pioneering commitment to future technology, Volvo CE has announced that by mid-2020 it will begin to launch a range of […]

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China Powers Up Electric Car Market

Outside China, few drivers have heard of brands such as Hit BYD or Beijing Automobile Works. But they’re two of the largest players in the world’s biggest market for electric cars. For a decade, the Chinese government has coaxed buyers and manufacturers into the electric vehicle market through subsidies and other incentives. The numbers suggest […]

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One Third Of All Car Sales In Norway Are Pure-Electric

The Norwegian Road Federation reported that almost one-third of all new vehicles sold in the country in 2018 were pure-electric. Last year, Norwegians purchased 46,092 all-electric cars, which exclude plug-in hybrids and hybrids, making up 31.2 percent of new vehicle sales. That’s up from 20.8 percent in 2017 and 5.5 percent in 2013, according to […]

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Tesla Now Taking Orders In Europe, Will Start Delivering Model 3 To China In March

Tesla has opened up its Model 3 design studio to shoppers in Europe who live in left-hand-drive countries. The automaker first opened the design studio to European buyers who had plunked down a $1,000 reservation fee back in December, but it’s now open to anyone. Currently, only the Long Range Battery and Performance versions of […]

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Volkswagen Prepares Mobile EV Charging Stations

To say Volkswagen has ambitious plans for electric vehicles may be an understatement. The automaker projects it will produce 15 million vehicles on its new MEB platform in the first wave of its EV assault, and it will invest 9 billion euros in the new VW I.D. family through 2023. The namesake brand will have […]

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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 […]