Ford has confirmed that it is working on a 200-mile range electric car that will compete withe Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. During an earnings call, Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed that the automaker wants to be "among the leaders or in a leadership position" when it comes to electric cars.
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Land Rover has revealed the updates to the 2017 Discovery Sport, with the biggest update being the availability of a new Dynamic Design package.
Production of the ill-fated Fisker Karma ended in 2012 and two years later Henrik Fisker's company was bought by China's Wanxiang Group Corporation. Now the automaker is back with a new name, Karma Automotive and the original Karma sedan has a new name Revero.
Audi has unveiled the 2017 TT RS Coupe and Roadster at the Beijing Motor Show, which are both powered by a 400-hp turbocharged five-cylinder engine.
VW is close to introducing its new three-row full size SUV and it's giving the world a preview of the new SUV with the T-Prime Concept GTE that is debuting this week at the Beijing Motor Show.
The current generation Lexus IS debuted in 2013, so now it's time for a facelift. Lexus has unveiled the restyled 2017 Lexus IS at the Beijing Motor Show.
Following the introduction of the 718 Boxster, Porsche has unveiled the 2017 718 Cayman. The third generation Cayman gets the same turbocharged four-cylinder engines as the Boxster, but for the first time, the 718 Cayman is now priced below the 718 Boxster.
Infiniti has unveiled the QX Sport Inspiration concept, which is a preview of the automaker's new midsize SUV. Inspired by Infiniti's "Powerful Elegance" design philosophy, the sculpted exterior of the concept is an early look at what the next QX70 will look like.
Honda has announced that the Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle will be produced in electric and plug-in hybrid versions starting next year. Both new additions will be based on the same platform as the fuel cell version and this also means that the Clarity will be the first vehicle to be offered in fuel cell, plug-in hybrid and electric versions.
Honda has unveiled the updated 2017 Accord Hybrid, which gets styling updates and a new hybrid powertrain. The best part is that Honda has finally figured out how to increase production of the Accord Hybrid, which Honda expects will be double of the last model.
Last year Ford sold 110,000 Mustangs globally, which according to IHS Automotive, makes the Mustang the best-selling Sports Coupe in the world. 2015 was the first year that the Mustang was available worldwide and buyers responded with their checkbooks.
Lexus is going to reveal the updated 2017 Lexus IS next week at the Beijing Motor Show. The teaser photo of the 2017 IS reveals that the updates will include new headlights and a restyled front bumper.
With all the news about the 200-mile range Tesla Model 3 and upcoming Chevy Bolt, will anyone care that the 2017 Focus Electric will be able to drive up to 100 miles on a single charge? While Nissan, Chevy and Tesla are set to end range anxiety with their upcoming 200 mile range EVs, Ford feels that the upgraded 2017 Focus Electric will be enough to win over buyers.
The second-generation Chevy Cruze now holds the title as one of the most fuel efficient models in its class, now that Chevy has revealed that it gets up to 42 mpg on the highway. The 2016 Cruze is "unsurpassed" in the segment, but doesn't grab the top title, since it matches the Honda Civic with the hybrid-like highway rating.
VW has released a few teaser photos of its new SUV concept that is going to debut this month at the Beijing Motor Show. VW calls the concept a "high-tech" SUV concept with its 376-hp hybrid powertrain and digital interior.
Subaru has unveiled the 2017 Forester, which is getting some small styling updates, new technology and improved driving performance and better fuel economy.
Infiniti has released a teaser photo of the new QX Sport Inspiration concept that is going to debut later this month at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept is a look at a possible future new mid-size SUV.
If you want to get your hands on the all-new Ford GT, you'll be out of luck if you think it will be as easy as walking into your local dealership. Instead Ford has started taking applications from potential buyers at at FordGT.com.
Toyota has unveiled the uBox concept, which was designed by students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research in South Carolina. Toyota and the University teamed up for two years to immerse students in every aspect of automotive development, with the end result being this box on wheels concept, creatively called the uBox.
As we reported a few days ago, Tesla is giving the Model S a few updates, with the most noticeable update being its new front fascia that features a smaller grille and new headlights.
Dodge has announced that it is simplifying the 2016 Dart's lineup to just three models: Dart SXT Sport, Dart Turbo and the Dart GT Sport. The 2016 Dart also starts at a lower price at $17,995.
It's being reported that Tesla is going to reveal some updates to the Model S later t this month, which will include some styling updates, more features and maybe even a larger battery option.
Nissan has announced that it grabbed the Guinness World Records title for the fastest ever drift! The record was broken with a speed of 189 mph and 30 degrees angle using a specially-tuned 2016 GT-R. Masato Kawabata, the Japanese drift champion and title holder for the Japanese drifting series, clinched the top spot from former record holder Jakub Przygoński of Poland.
Honda is scheduled to release an all-new CR-V sometime in 2018, but even though that's at least a year away, some details have started to surface now. Honda has also released the teaser you see here, which reveals some of the design details.
Ford has unveiled the updates to the 2017 Shelby GT350 Mustang, which is getting a standard Track package and more color options.
Ford has already unveiled the updated 2017 Fusion, but one piece of new technology wasn't announced when the new Fusion debuted earlier this year. Ford has announced that the 2017 Fusion will be available with adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology to help make that annoying commute a little better.
Audi has unveiled the updated 2017 A3 lineup. It's immediately obvious that the A3 models restyled face looks closer to the new A4. Audi has also updated the interior and even updated the engine lineup.
Nissan has released a new teaser video of the GT-R Nismo, which has apparently set a new world record. Nissan hasn't released any details, but the video does say "Coming Soon!!!"
Bentley's fastest production car - the Continental GT Speed now has even more power! Bentley has unveiled the updates to the GT Speed, which now has 633 horsepower and 619 lb-ft. of torque under the hood.
Last night Tesla unveiled the highly anticipated $35,000 Model 3. Leading up to the debut, Tesla started taking reservations at its stores, which at some locations saw up to 1,000 people or more waiting in line to give their $1,000 fee for the reservation. Now just a day after it started taking orders, Tesla has already received around 198,000 orders.
After so much anticipation Tesla has finally unveiled the Model 3, which will be its first electric car that most people can actually afford. With buyers waiting outside of Tesla stores for up to 40 hours to be the first on the reservation list, the wait is finally over!
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