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Polestar becomes standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars

Originally an independent motorsport team dedicated to racing Volvos, Polestar would later start tuning Volvo road cars and eventually be bought out by the Swedish automaker. Volvo’s original plan for Polestar was to make it an alternative to BMW M and Mercedes-AMG. But on Wednesday the... read more

June 21, 2017 by
 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Honda presents 2030 Vision strategy, aims to have Level 4 self-driving car by 2025

Honda has outlined its plans for the coming decade in a company-wide strategy dubbed the 2030 Vision. As outlined in the strategy, Honda plans to follow the now-familiar path... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick LaCrosse

2018 Buick LaCrosse offered with standard mild-hybrid powertrain

The 2017 Buick LaCrosse made waves with its attractive design and impressive build quality at its unveiling at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show. For 2018, the large sedan gets... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi A8 to feature 48-volt mild-hybrid system

As power demand rises in modern cars from all the ancillary features they are being fitted with, automakers are responding by installing more powerful 48-volt electrical... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG 'Project One' powertrain

Mercedes-AMG reveals Project One hypercar’s F1-spec powertrain

As we approach the debut of Mercedes-AMG’s “Project One” at September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show, more and more details on the hybrid hypercar are... read more May 28, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW reveals GTI hybrid concept with rear-axle electric motor

This year’s Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest is upon us and Volkswagen has revealed some exciting concepts. Last week we were treated to the production-bound Up!... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

BMW 530e iPerformance to offer wireless charging option

BMW’s new plug-in hybrid 5-Series, the 530e iPerformance, will eventually get wireless charging capability. It will mean no longer have to bother with plugging the car... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche’s former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Land Rover Range Rover facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Land Rover Range Rover spy shots

For years, Land Rover’s Range Rover was unparalleled in the luxury SUV segment. But with demand for SUVs soaring over the past decade it was only a matter of time until... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
Jeep Yuntu concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show    [photo: Ronan Glon]

Jeep Yuntu hybrid concept may foreshadow future Chinese 7-seater SUV

Jeep has yanked the veil off of its 2017 Shanghai auto show debut, a hybrid SUV concept dubbed the Yuntu. The Yuntu concept, Chinese for "cloud," may preview a... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Honda CR-V Hybrid introduced at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Honda CR-V Hybrid bows in Shanghai, nearly confirmed for US

Honda used the 2017 Shanghai auto show to debut the next logical step for its hybrid technology—the hotter than hot crossover segment. The Honda CR-V Hybrid made its... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet FNR-X Concept for plug-in hybrid crossover, 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

Chevrolet FNR-X concept debuts at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Chevrolet is exploring the future as well as showcasing the talents of its Asia-based design team with the FNR-X concept car. Unveiled on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Hyundai Vision G (HCD-16) concept

Genesis coupe to skip V-8 in favor of electrified powertrain

One of the six cars Genesis plans to have in its lineup by the end of 2020 is a large, luxurious coupe built more for grand touring than carving up race tracks... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Jeep concept debuting at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Jeep teases a hybrid concept for the 2017 Shanghai auto show

Jeep is set to unveil what's shaping up to be a stylish little SUV concept at next week’s 2017 Shanghai auto show. Official teasers for the vehicle, believed to be... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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