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Volvo XC40 demand exceeds expectations

2019 Volvo XC40

Volvo has received over 80,000 orders for the compact 2019 XC40 crossover and to keep up with the extra demand, Volvo has announced that it will expand production in Europe and China. To meet the demand for the Volvo XC40, Volvo will expand production at its Ghent manufacturing plant and it plans to add XC40 production capacity at its Luqiao...

Watch Adam Levine drive a Porsche Mission E

Adam Levine Porsche Mission E

Porsche recently let former FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber get some time behind the wheel of the Mission E electric car and now it's followed it up with letting Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine spend some time with the future EV. Adam Levine recently visited the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles where he temporarily traded the keys to his...

Audi Q8 Unleashed continues the tease

Audi Q8 Unleashed

Audi has released the second episode of its Q8 Unleashed mini web series that is meant to tease the new Q8 flagship ahead of its debut next month. The second episode, "Unleash the brave" doesn't really reveal any extra tidbits than what we saw in the first episode, other than another look at its logo. In the second episode, "Quentin...

Honda Fit based EV is reportedly in the works

2019 Honda Fit

Honda has been criticized for not fully jumping into the EV segment until recently with the introduction of the Clarity lineup and Accord and Insight hybrids. While Honda did introduce a Fit EV back in 2012, that model only lasted a few years, but now Honda is reportedly working on a new Fit based electric car. According to Japan's Nikkei,...

Bugatti builds the 100th Chiron

100th Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti is celebrating the fact that it's produced the 100th Chiron. That number may not seem that significant, but Bugatti only plans to produce 500 units of the $3.34 million hypercar. The lucky owner of the 100th Chiron goes to a buyer from the Arabian Peninsula. Bugatti only produces 70 Chiron vehicles a year and this special one features a...

Elon Musk announces updates for the Tesla Model 3’s brakes

Tesla Model 3 Red

Yesterday Consumer Reports announced that the Tesla Model 3 would miss out on its recommended rating due to several issues. While the publication called out the Model 3's unsupportive rear seat, excessive wind noise and infotainment issues, the biggest issue was with the electric car's brakes. Consumer Reports stated, “The Tesla’s stopping distance of 152 feet from 60 mph was...

Audi Q8 teased in “Unleash the tough”

Audi Q8 Unleash the Tough

Audi is teasing the new Q8 flagship SUV in a five-part web series title "Q8 Unleashed." Audi has now released the first episode of the series, "Unleash the Tough," which gives a quick look at the Q8. The Q8 Unleashed web series focuses on a couple, Sandra and Quentin, an extravagant power couple from California, who had it all. Successful...

Watch Tesla try to rollover the Model X, unsuccessfully

Tesla Model X rollover

Tesla is boasting about the fact that the Model X is the first SUV to receive a 5-star safety rating in every NHTSA test, plus the fact that it also has the lowest probability of rollover of any SUV. To prove that its nearly impossible to make the Model X rollover, Tesla has released a video of its failed...

High school students imagine the 2030 Jeep Wrangler

FCA 2018 Drive for Design contest

Fiat-Chrysler has announced the results of its 2018 Drive for Design contest, which tasked a team of high school students to come up with the design of what they think a 2030 Jeep Wrangler could look like. This is the sixth year of the challenge, which FCA puts on with EyesOn Design and Lawrence Technological University. After tallying the votes,...

Next-Gen BMW X5 will debut later this year

2018 bmw x5 xdrive50i special edition

Yesterday BMW chairman Harald Krüger announced that the next-generation BMW X5 will debut later this year. The new X5 will debut a little earlier than expected considering the fact that the current model has only been around for about four years. Either way, this 2018 will be BMW's "X year" as BMW puts it, thanks to the recent debuts of...




2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Review

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Review: A favorite gets better

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of our favorites. It’s pure driving enjoyment that can't be matched by much else on the market in...