Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Spied! Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class Caught With Massive Touchscreen

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is still the best full-size luxury sedan, but considering it has been on sale since the 2014 model year, it’s time for a redesign. From what we’ve heard, it will go on sale next year as a 2020 model, potentially with an SAE Level 3 driver-assistance system. Now, thanks to our spy photographer’s […]

Ford Mustang Hybrid

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 […]

Cadillac XT6

Cadillac’s XT6 Is Not, For Better Or Worse, A Mini Escalade

In its latest attempt at reinvention, Cadillac has created a trio of admirable sedans — the ATS, CTS, and CT6 — cars that challenge or beat the competition on their own terms, and do so with audacious exterior styling rendered in a distinctly American idiom. “I guess we had so many priorities and had to […]

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Mercedes-Benz EQC makes US debut in Las Vegas

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle from the EQ brand is celebrating its U.S. premiere. The EQC symbolizes the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. With its seamless, clear design and color highlights typical of the brand, it is a pioneer for an avant-garde electric look while representing the […]

Hydrogen rotary-powered RX-8.

Here’s How Hydrogen Engines Actually Work

You might not think much about hydrogen-engines, but they’re actually similar to gas-powered motors in a lot of ways. They both use a four-stroke design for intake, compression, ignition, and exhaust, and both make the same sorts of sound. But, as, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained shows us, there are some pretty big differences. The […]

Amazon car Echo setup

Amazon Adjusts The Outlook For Its In-Car Echo Setup

With time running out on 2018, Amazon has suddenly started delivering a bunch of the Alexa-connected devices it announced in September . However, it’s looking more and more like the Echo Auto that links its virtual assistant to your car stereo won’t be one of them. Despite some flip-flopping by Amazon’s website, AFTVNews notes that […]

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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 […]

Audi E-Tron Gt

Audi E-Tron Gt Concept Confirmed For ‘Avengers 4’

Audi tipped its hand before it even officially debuted the E-Tron GT Concept at the L.A. Auto Show. In a private event the night ahead of the first media day, Audi brought in Robert Downey Jr. to pull the curtain on the new electric four-door coupe. Now we know why. In an email exchange, an […]

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Mitsubishi Outlander Phev Named 2019 Green Suv Of The Year

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was awarded Green Car Journal’s 2019 Green SUV of the Year at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA. The Outlander PHEV received top honors among a list of some of the largest OEMs in the world, and was recognized for raising the bar in environmental performance at an affordable cost for […]

2020 Kia Soul

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 […]