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Chinese Land Airbus concept

China's 'Land Airbus' will let you drive directly under a bus

A new take on mass transit may be headed to China as early as the end of the year: A so-called "Land Airbus" system that looks like an overgrown monorail as it motors over existing lanes of traffic. The big catch: cars can actually drive under the Land Airbus. For now, the concept only exists as a... read more

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Volkswagen Enthusiast Models

VW takes wraps off "enthusiast" show car fleet

Volkswagen is capitalizing on its sizable fan base with a quintet of customized models it plans to take on tour this summer and fall. The five custom cars are set to make... read more May 17, 2016 by

Toyota 86 Shooting Brake concept

Toyota unveils 86 Shooting Brake concept

Toyota’s habit of unveiling cool concepts with no chance of production continues with the 86 Shooting Brake. The design was penned by the automaker’s Australian... read more May 6, 2016 by

Volkswagen GTI Heartbeat concept Wörthersee 2016

VW trainees unveil GTI, Golf R Variant concepts at Wörthersee

Every year, Volkswagen unveils a barrage of concept cars at the Wörthersee GTI love-fest in Austria. Since 2008, that's included at least one car built by a group of... read more May 5, 2016 by

LeEco LeSee concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

LeSee concept heralds new electric car from China's LeEco

While the world debates whether American tech giants Apple and Alphabet (Google’s parent company) are actually developing cars, Chinese rivals have been upfront with... read more April 29, 2016 by

Qoros Qamfree concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

FreeValve camless engine shown in Qoros concept at 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Engineering outfit FreeValve, a sister company to Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg, is developing a new type of engine that does away with the camshaft. The so-called... read more April 26, 2016 by

Pininfarina Formula E concept for Mahindra

Pininfarina designs Formula E race car concepts for Mahindra

The first designs commissioned by Italian legend Pininfarina by the company's new owner has been shown: A trio of Formula E electric race car concepts. Indian conglomerate... read more April 26, 2016 by

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Infiniti releases more details on QX Sport Inspiration concept

Infiniti has released some additional details about its new QX Sport Inspiration, a show car that will undoubtedly preview the automaker's QX50 replacement and other future... read more April 25, 2016 by

Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

VW T-Prime Concept GTE revealed, hints at new flagship SUV

Based on its auto show debuts of late, Volkswagen wants consumers to know that it is working on two things: SUVs and plug-in hybrids. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show on this... read more April 25, 2016 by

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Next-gen Infiniti QX50 previewed by QX Sport Inspiration concept

Infiniti will unveil a striking concept vehicle at the upcoming 2016 Beijing Auto Show, which previews the new design direction the brand will take for its future SUVs... read more April 23, 2016 by

Shell Concept Car

Shell and Gordon Murray Design unveil city car concept

About a year ago we brought you news on a fuel-efficient car project undertaken by Shell and Gordon Murray Design. The result is the Shell Concept Car unveiled today, a... read more April 22, 2016 by

LeEco LeSee concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Faraday Future’s Chinese backer unveils Tesla Model S-rivaling electric sedan concept

Chinese tech giant LeEco has unveiled a striking concept previewing a new electric car that could potentially rival the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S or its successor. The... read more April 21, 2016 by

Teaser for Volkswagen SUV concept debuting at 2016 Beijing Auto Show

VW to preview new Touareg with 2016 Beijing Auto Show concept

Volkswagen has released a few teaser shots of an SUV concept it plans to unveil at next week’s 2016 Beijing Auto Show. VW says the concept shows the high-tech direction... read more April 17, 2016 by

Teaser for Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept debuting at 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept heads to Beijing, hints at next QX50

The latest in Infiniti’s Inspiration series of forward-looking design concepts is a striking SUV. Called the QX Sport Inspiration, the new concept is set to make its... read more April 13, 2016 by

Toyota uBox concept developed with students from Clemson University

Toyota, Clemson University partner for new uBox Concept

Students immersed in Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research have partnered with Toyota to create a new concept car aimed at Gen-Z, an emerging... read more April 13, 2016 by

Buick Avista Concept

Buick says China is why it may not build Avista

Buick's global brand chief Duncan Aldred told Automotive News that the Avista Concept is probably not right for the brand's biggest market, China, and that's a blow to those... read more April 4, 2016 by


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