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2017 Genesis G80 3.8 AWD

In the beginning, Karl Benz created the Patent-Motorwagen, and the car was born—at least that’s the first verse in the Good Book according to Mercedes-Benz. Two years ago, Hyundai announced its own creation story, assigning the Genesis name to a new line of luxury cars that would be sold by Hyundai dealers. Rid of both […]

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Vattenfall, Bmw And Bosch Test Second-Life Ev Battery Electricity Storage In Hamburg

What should be done with still-usable batteries at the end of their life cycle in electric vehicles? The Battery 2nd Life project organized by Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch merges them into a large storage facility in Hamburg, Germany, to keep the electricity grid stable. Electromobility and electricity storage are two core elements of the new […]

2017 Nissan Gt-R Nismo

2017 Nissan Gt-R Nismo Somehow Still A Bargain At $176,585

The only thing that’s climbed faster than the cost of college tuition is the price of the Nissan GT-R. When the first R35 GT-R made its US debut at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show, it carried a price of $69,850. In our report, we called it a “huge performance bargain.” Now, Godzilla’s hottest variant, […]

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Toyota Mirai Sets 24-Hour Electric Mileage Record

A Toyota Mirai, driven by founders of True Zero, covered 1,438 miles (2,314 km) over a 24-hour period in a test run of the fuel-cell-electric model in California, breaking the official Guinness World Record for electric miles driven in 24 hours. The goal of the drive was to demonstrate how a zero-emission electric vehicle can […]

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Aguar Returns To Racing With I-Type, Adam Carroll, Mitch Evans, Ho-Pin Tung And Panasonic

Jaguar today takes the wraps off its new electric motorsport future, revealing its Formula E team’s official name, vision, title sponsor, driver line-up and electric racing livery. From this October, Panasonic Jaguar Racing will compete in the third FIA Formula E season with the first all-electric Jaguar racing car in history: the I-TYPE 1. At […]

The Volkswagen

Upcoming AWD Plug-in Hybrid Will Use VW’s Most Powerful Electric Motor

The Volkswagen Group currently builds three different electric motors for its plug-in cars. During a tour of the company’s plant in Kassel, Germany this week, we got an insight into the upcoming fourth motor that will start production soon. Exactly what vehicle(s) it will go in was not discussed, but we got some clues to […]

Hyundai Motorstudio

Hyundai Motor Opens New Brand Experience Space, Hyundai Motorstudio Hanam, in South Korea

On September 9, Hyundai Motor will open its third ‘Motorstudio’ brand experience space in the city of Hanam, 30km east of Seoul, South Korea. Following the theme of Motorstudios in Seoul and Moscow, the giant 442m2 space in Hanam will offer visitors a differentiated brand experience to explore innovative themes related to Hyundai Motor. The […]

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The Impact of Brexit on the Auto Industy

The UK has voted by 52% to 48% to leave the European Union. But what will happen next? See this BBC News article. But just how much has the motoring industry been affected by the vote on Thursday June 23rd though? To find out, used vans specialist Van Monster has investigated the immediate aftermath of Brexit […]

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Nissan Creates World’s Largest 3D Pen Sculpture: A Stunning Full-Sized Qashqai Crossover

Nissan has created the world’s largest sculpture using innovative 3Doodler 3D pen technology, drawing a stunning full-sized replica of the new Qashqai Black Edition to celebrate the car’s launch.   The amazing artwork was painstakingly hand-drawn by a talented team of 3D pen artists, using pens supplied by leading brand 3Doodler. They worked with true […]

Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Announces Model S P100D And Model X P100D

Tesla Motors confirmed today long-rumored 100kWh battery pack will be added to Tesla Model S and Model X ranges. The new 100 kilowatt hour battery pack means high end versions of the Model S sedan, the P100D  with Ludicrous mode, will be the world’s fastest accelerating car in production, the Silicon Valley automaker said. The […]