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Jaguar V6
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Jaguar May Kill Supercharged V6 To Make Way For Inline-Six

This could be the last year to score a Jaguar with the carmaker’s 3.0-liter supercharged V6. Autocar reports that Jaguar deep-sixed the the XE S and XF S in the UK due to poor sales and difficulty coping with More...

Buick Reveals
By Heather Platt On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Buick Reveals Velite 6 PHEV And EV Crossover in China

General Motors is rolling out another electrified vehicle with its new Buick Velite 6 crossover. The model is designed to sit above the smaller, China-market Buick Velite 5 hatchback, which is a rebadged version More...

Electrify America
By Heather Platt On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Electrify America Installing EV Chargers At More Than 100 Walmart Locations

Electrify America announced today it will install electric vehicle chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019. This initiative will more than double the number of electric vehicle More...

By Heather Platt On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

The Bugatti Chiron Sends A Text To A Factory Mechanic Whenever It Detects Something Wrong

Every Bugatti Chiron has a little black box. Actually, it’s unpainted aluminum, but that’s beside the point. This little box records all sorts of vehicle data and transmits it to Bugatti’s headquarters More...

By Heather Platt On Sunday, April 8th, 2018

MW Motors Unveils Stylish Luka EV

MW Motors, a Czech car company start-up, has unveiled a stylish retro-looking Luka electric vehicle. The two-seat Luka EV uses four 12.5-kW in-wheel electric motors, delivering a combined power of 50 kW (66 horsepower). More...

Karlmann King
By Heather Platt On Monday, April 2nd, 2018

This $2 Million SUV Is Straight Out Of Bruce Wayne’s Garage

Batman sucks now, thanks to Ben Affleck’s mopey take on it—you doing okay, bud? But at least we’ve got this Batmobile-esque SUV to ogle. Besides looking like an everyday version of the Batmobile Christian More...

By Heather Platt On Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Two New Engines, Including Advanced Variable Compression Turbo, Set To Power The All-New 2019 Nissan Altima

Reflecting the importance of the Altima to the Nissan brand, the company is making its largest investment ever in a new model powertrain development – introducing for the first time, two completely new engines More...

Toyota Engine Is Hyper
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Toyota’s New Engine Is Hyper-Efficient Thanks To Simple Tuning Tricks

There’s a huge amount of new innovation going on in traditional internal-combustion engines. Mazda’s Skyactiv-X uses diesel-style compression-ignition; Infiniti has a variable-compression design. Automakers More...

Audi E-Tron GT
By Heather Platt On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Audi E-Tron GT Set For 2020 Release

Audi confirmed today it will launch a dynamic four-door electric sports car in 2020, dubbed the Audi e-tron GT. Audi chairman Rupert Stadler made the announcement at its annual press conference, where it also said More...

2019 Genesis G70
By Heather Platt On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

The 2019 Genesis G70 Is Getting A Six-Speed Manual

If you’re a fan of the Kia Stinger, but can’t get over the fact you can’t get it with a stick, Hyundai may have a solution for you. The new 2019 Genesis G70, which is based off the Stinger and More...

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