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The BMW 1 Series Is the Mercedes-Fighting Hot Hatch We Don’t Get

BMW 1 Series

How low should luxury automakers go? While Mercedes introduces two relatively affordable sedans and as Acura cuts the ILX’s price by a staggering $2,200, BMW lacks a four-door entry-level car in the U.S. A fix to that will arrive in the form of the 2 Series Gran Coupe, a car we drove in prototype form in Germany—stay tuned for our review on More...

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By Heather Platt On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Geely Auto And LG Chem Form Battery Joint Venture in China

Geely Auto and LG Chem announced a new EV battery joint venture in China, which is set to initially produce 10 GWh of electric car battery annually. Under the terms of a new joint venture agreement, LG Chem and More...

2020 Toyota Supra
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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New Hints From BMW, Toyota Suggest The Supra Could Get A Manual

Enthusiasts are divided on whether the 2020 Toyota Supra’s BMW bones are a sacrilege or a nonissue. Regardless, the pairing means that what one brand says about their own car might expose interesting details More...

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By Lawana Perkins On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Mercedes-Benz Said To Move C-Class Production From Alabama

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class, one of the mainstays of the manufacturer’s model palette, is making room for SUVs and EVs. The Vance, Alabama plant will be dedicated solely to SUV, crossover and electric vehicle More...

Land Rover Defender 2019
By Heather Platt On Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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Land Rover Plans To Reveal The Redesigned Defender in September

Late last year, Land Rover released official images of a camouflaged Defender prototype. The camouflage not only confirmed that the redesigned Defender would be a 2020 model, but it also made it clear that the new More...

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By Lawana Perkins On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Renault City K-ZE Unveiled in Shanghai

At the Auto Shanghai 2019, Thierry Bolloré, CEO of Groupe Renault, presented a clear road map and high ambitions for the Group in China by 2022: a target of 550,000 units sold per year – in line with the Drive More...

2020 Cadillac CT5
By Lawana Perkins On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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2020 Cadillac CT5 Revealed, Will Replace The CTS

Between the end of most of Cadillac’s sedan offerings and the launch of the underwhelming XT6 crossover, things were looking dreary at the American luxury brand. But now we get an exciting surprise in the More...

2019 Chevy Volt
By Heather Platt On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Last Chevy Volt Rolls Off The Line, A Car That Made Electrification Real

As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its gas-guzzling image and point the way to transportation of the future: An More...

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By Heather Platt On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Subaru, Toyota Refute Reports Of Brz, 86 Demise

After news broke of an anticipated Japanese report telling that the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins were not long for this world, both carmakers have denied the cars’ successors have been canceled. Carscoops More...

GMC
By Heather Platt On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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GMC Says It’s ‘Considering’ An All-Electric Sierra Pickup

GM loves to talk about its electric future — Cadillac was just announced as the brand’s official electric division — but trucks haven’t been mentioned as a part of this electric revolution, so far. More...

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