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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 […]

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VW Will Make Tesla Sweat With 300-Mile EV Prototype At Paris Show

Volkswagen is diving head first into EVs as it copes with the fallout of its diesel emissions scandal. But while we might have balked at the company’s commitment to release 30 new EVs in by 2025, VW is full speed ahead, showing its first new EV at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. According to Electrek, […]

Porsche

Porsche Offering 250-hp 718 Cayman, Boxster in China

Porsche is studying a new approach in the lucrative Chinese market – less power. Automotive News Europe reports that the famed German manufacturer will sell less powerful versions of the 718 Cayman and Boxster in the People’s Republic. In fact, the new cars are already on Porsche’s Chinese consumer page. The hope, 718 chief Jan […]

Nissan BladeGlider

Nissan BladeGlider Brings Cutting-edge Intelligent Mobility To Life

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd today unveiled the working prototype of its futuristic BladeGlider vehicle, combining zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design. The vehicles, developed from concept cars first shown at the Tokyo Auto Show in 2013, have arrived in Brazil to symbolize future technologies that will combine Intelligent Mobility, environmentally-friendly impact and […]

Ferrari

Ferrari’s Modular Next-Gen Platform is Under Construction

Ferrari and Altair ProductDesign are teaming up to create a next-generation platform for the automaker’s future vehicles, reports Automotive News. The platform will provide Ferrari with a base for several new flagship models, claims Altair in a press release that is no longer available, noting that the engineering and design company has worked with Ferrari for more than 10 years. According […]

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Hyundai Analyzes 12 Trends That Will Shape The World Of 2030

Hyundai announced this year the start of Project Ioniq, its attempt at figuring out what the world of 2030 will be like. Of course the project would also use that information to determine how that world will affect the transportation industry. And it happens to share its name with the company’s newest eco-friendly model. The first […]

New Toyota Supra

New Toyota Supra May Get A Twin-Turbo Lexus V6

We’ve heard endless rumors that a successor to the much loved and much missed Toyota Supra is in the works. Toyota hasn’t done much to deny these conversations. On the contrary, the FT-1 concept from two years ago and the partnership with BMW have only fueled the fire. Now, talk of a new Lexus engine has led to speculation about the supposedSupra’s powertrain. To be clear, this is […]

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Hyundai Planning 250-Mile Electric Vehicle By 2020

Until plug-in vehicle buyers stop caring about all-electric range – and who knows when that might happen – the distance an EV can travel on a full charge will remain an important selling point. Most US drivers go less than 40 miles a day, but that’s not stopping at least two high-profile automakers from building a 200-mile […]