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Mercedes-Benz EQC Undergoes Winter Trial Tests In Sweden

Shortly before its market launch, the Mercedes-Benz EQC is undergoing final tests in Sweden’s snowy landscapes. During these further winter trials in Arjeplog, Sweden, the engineers pay particular attention to the thermal management of the battery and interior, recharging in cold conditions and handling safety, traction and recuperation on ice and snow. After digital tests […]

Hyundai Kona EV

Hyundai Says It’s Been Overwhelmed By Demand For The Kona Ev

When Hyundai announced that it would build an electric version of its Kona subcompact crossover, we had a feeling it would be a hit. It offers an impressive 258 miles of range, a relatively affordable $37,495 MSRP, and better-than-expected driving dynamics. But as it turns out, the Kona EV ended up being even more popular than […]

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Electric Citroen Ami One Concept Is The Future Of Urban Mobility

Citroen is perpetuating 100 years of innovation and boldness dedicated to the freedom of movement at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, with the presentation of Ami One Concept, a disruptive all-electric ‘object’ that places digital technology at the heart of a new urban mobility experience, offering more freedom and peace of mind. Since 1919, Citroen’s […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]