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  • 2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo

    BMW will drop the 3-Series Gran Turismo from its lineup in a cost-cutting measure targeting more than $13.4 billion of savings by the end of 2022.

  • 2019 Audi Q3, 2019 New york International Auto Show
    2019 Audi Q3 preview

    Sales of compact crossover SUVs are booming and Audi looks to have one of the strongest offerings in the form of its redesigned 2019 Q3. The new Q3 was unveiled last October at the 2018 Paris International Motor Show and on Wednesday was shown in the United States for the first time, at the 2019...

  • 2019 Audi TT
    2019 Audi TT preview

    Audi's TT enters the 2019 model year with a sharper look and a 20th anniversary special edition, but sadly there's no extra power to be had.

  • Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019
    Tesla Model Y will be revealed March 14, priced 10 percent higher than Model 3

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday revealed new details about the Model Y via Twitter, including confirmation of a debut on March 14 at the company's design studio in Los Angeles. Invited guests will also get a chance to ride in the small crossover SUV, which is expected to start production in 2020...

  • Toyota self-driving car prototype
    Toyota prepares next-gen self-driving car prototype for 2019 CES

    Toyota isn’t as vocal as some rivals in the self-driving space but the Japanese auto giant is making steady progress and at next week’s 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will unveil a fourth-generation prototype. Toyota used last year's CES to show off the third-gen design...

  • Volkswagen ID Neo concept, 2016 Paris auto show
    VW's next-gen cars could be its last with internal combustion engines

    Volkswagen's generation of cars scheduled to start arriving around 2026 will likely be the brand's last to be fitted with internal combustion engines in most major markets. That's according to Michael Jost, strategy chief for the VW brand, who said the automaker will slowly phase out internal...

  • Teaser for Audi e-tron GT concept debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

    Audi in March confirmed plans for a high-performance electric sedan which it referred to as the e-tron Gran Turismo, or e-tron GT for short. A shadowy teaser was released at the time hinting at a very aggressive and sleek design. The teaser was of a concept that Audi will unveil on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show to preview the production e-tron GT, but the automaker just couldn't wait as it decided to drop some pretty revealing photos of the design a day out from the show. No further details have been released but we already know the e-tron GT is being developed in partnership...

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5
    2019 Mazda CX-5 gets punchy 2.5-liter turbo, GVC Plus handling

    Following a debut in Japan last month, the updated 2019 Mazda CX-5 has made its local debut, with the covers coming off Friday at the 2018 Seattle auto show. The big news is the addition of a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 as the range-topping powertrain. The punchy unit is already found in the...

  • Teaser for next-gen Mazda 3 debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    Next-gen Mazda 3 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

    Mazda on Thursday provided a glimpse at the next-generation Mazda 3 sedan and hatch and confirmed the reveal for this month's 2018 Los Angeles auto show. Apart from a teaser photo and video, there aren't any additional new details to go on. However, Mazda has been dropping plenty of hints about its...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra prototype
    2020 Toyota Supra confirmed for 2019 Detroit auto show

    It seems like development of Toyota's new Supra is taking forever but now we finally have confirmation of the debut. As had been rumored for some time, the covers will come off the fifth-generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit auto show on next January. The car will reach showrooms late next summer as...

  • 2017 Ford GT
    Ford GT production extended to 1,350 cars through 2022

    Ford had previously announced that it would build 1,000 units of its GT supercar. On Friday in Dearborn, Michigan, the Blue Oval announced it would expand that total to 1,350 cars and build them through 2022. Ford will open up the application process on Nov. 8 and will take applications from North...

  • Genesis digital instrument cluster
    Genesis gives first look at 3D digital instrument cluster

    Genesis has provided the first look at a new digital instrument cluster that will soon be making its way into the Korean firm's cars. It will launch in the G70 sedan in the Korean market starting next year but availability in other markets is yet to be announced. The 12.3-inch screen is said to be...

  • 2019 Yenko/SC Stage II Chevrolet Camaro

    Specialty Vehicle Engineering has a 2019 Yenko Chevrolet Camaro package with 1,000 horsepower and updated looks to enhance the refreshed pony car. SVE installed an LT1-based 6.8-liter V-8 engine and married the stroked engine to a supercharger to achieve the staggering 1,000-hp figure. Each 2019 Yenko Camaro is based on a standard Camaro 1SS or 2SS trim; the latter earns more creature comforts from the factory. All cars will be equipped with the 1LE package before SVE even gets its hands on the car. DON'T MISS; SpeedKore's 1,400-hp, carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon drops into the 8s The 1LE...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SEMA show car in Shock color
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro gains new Shock yellow color option

    The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro color palette is in for a bright new addition. On Tuesday, the brand introduced the Shock yellow exterior color for the pony car, as part of a new Camaro concept heading to the 2018 SEMA show. If the hue looks familiar, that's because it will also be available with the...

  • 2019 BMW X7
    2019 BMW X7 3-row SUV debuts: The bling comes standard

    BMW on Tuesday unveiled its entry into the highly competitive full-size luxury SUV segment: the 2019 X7. Due for delivery next March, BMW brings the fight with a generous list of features included as standard within the X7's $74,895 starting price. The price nets you an X7 xDrive40i which comes...

  • First Jaguar I-Pace U.S. retail delivery  -  October, 2018
    First Jaguar I-Pace delivered in US

    Ahead of retail sales next month, Jaguar has delivered the first of its I-Pace electric crossovers in North America. Mark and Holly Pascarella of Lakewood Ranch, Florida are the first owners of the electric Jaguar, and a fitting family they are. Mark Pascarella told Jaguar his family has owned...

  • 2019 Audi A8
    4 features the 2019 Audi A8 won't get, at least for now

    The creamy-smooth 2019 Audi A8 full-size luxury sedan goes on sale in November in the U.S., but several slices of its very elaborate technical pie will arrive later. Some of the features may not hit U.S. shores at all, but that die is not yet cast. Chock full of tech or shorn of the leading-edge...

  • Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk's settlement with SEC approved by judge

    Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk's settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission has cleared its final hurdle. The settlement has been approved by U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan. Bloomberg reported the agreement was made final in Manhattan on Tuesday. The lawsuit stemmed from a...

  • 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

    Porsche on Monday unveiled the new GTS version of its second-generation Panamera. Available with either the standard hatch or Sport Turismo wagon body styles, the GTS enhances the Panamera with an extra helping of sportiness but without blowing up the price. The extra sportiness comes primarily from the addition of a V-8, in this case a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine related to the unit in the fire-breathing Panamera Turbo. It delivers 453 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque, which represents a 13 percent increase in performance to the outgoing Panamera GTS's 4.8-liter V-8. You'll...

  • Audi Matrix LED headlight technology
    US to finally allow modern, self-dimming adaptive headlights

    While automakers have implemented advanced headlight technology in other markets for years, outdated regulations in the United States have kept advances from the market. That will soon change as the U.S. will soon allow self-dimming adaptive headlight technology. The National Highway Traffic and...

  • Scott Keogh, Volkswagen Group of America CEO
    Scott Keogh named new head of Volkswagen Group America

    Volkswagen Group has named Scott Keogh its new Volkswagen Group of America head. He takes on the roles of president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America and head of the Volkswagen brand for the North American region. The executive was formerly head of Audi America and the Volkswagen brand in the...

  • Ford Intersection Priority Management
    Ford proposes a future without traffic lights

    Vehicle-to-everything communications technology, more commonly referred to as V2X, is poised to change the way cars operate in the very near future. Numerous automakers are working on V2X systems, some of which are already available. Among those automakers is Ford which thinks the tech could one...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, photographed outside Tesla Store, Mount Kisco, NY
    Could Jaguar turn into an EV brand?

    Jaguar offers an impressive lineup of powerful and elegantly styled sport sedans and SUVs, but the vehicles have failed to stand out in what no doubt is a crowded playing field. It's why management is considering a radical plan to turn Jaguar into a premium electric car brand to rival Tesla...

  • Fisker EMotion
    Fisker likely to launch crossover after EMotion sedan

    Fisker has yet to launch its six-figure EMotion electric sedan, but the company's CEO and namesake Henrik Fisker is already talking about what will come after the first car is in customers' hands. Unlike the $130,000 EMotion, Fisker said his next car will be affordable and hinted it will take the...

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