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December 2, 2016

Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan SUV prototype revealed

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Rolls-Royce has already announced that it is building a new SUV and now it's given the world its first look at it. Called the Project Cullinan, the new "all-terrain, high-sided vehicle" is the brand's first attempt at making a large SUV.

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November 30, 2016

Four automakers reveal a 350-kilowatt fast-charging network for Europe

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As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.

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November 29, 2016

BMW i3 refresh and another battery upgrade rumored to arrive next year

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Although the 2017 BMW i3 got a significant battery upgrade that increased the electric car's driving range by 50 percent, the 2018 i3 may be getting another upgrade. It's rumored that BMW is going to give the i3 a refresh sometime next year, with some styling updates and most importantly, an even better driving range.

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VW CC replacement teased ahead of its debut in Geneva

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We're still about three months away from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but VW has decided to already start teasing its new four-door coupe that will debut at the show. The CC replacement, which has been dubbed the Arteon will debut at the show in March.

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November 28, 2016

Maserati Alfieri electric car will arrive in 2020

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Maserati has confirmed that it will build an electric version of the upcoming two-seater Alfieri sports car, which should arrive by 2020. The Alfieri was previewed in concept form in 2014 and after numerous production delays, the 911 rival is going to arrive by 2019.

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November 23, 2016

Mercedes has no plans to bring its new midsize pickup to the U.S.

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Last month Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new X-Class midsize pickup in concept form and has expected, the automaker has no plans to bring it the U.S. any time soon. Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dieter Exler recently revealed at the 2016 LA Auto Show that there aren't any immediate plans to sell the X-Class here.

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November 17, 2016

2017 VW e-Golf can now travel up to 124 miles

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VW, like almost every other automaker is working on an electric car that will be able to beat the 200 mile barrier, but for now VW still has the e-Golf. While the updated 2017 e-Golf won't be able to travel as far as the Chevy Bolt, it has been improved with a battery that gives it a 50 percent longer driving range.

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November 16, 2016

Alfa Romeo's first SUV, the Stelvio debuts in LA

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Alfa Romeo has unveiled its first SUV, the 2018 Stelvio at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Stelvio is a stylish SUV that will compete directly with models like the BMW X3, JaguarF-Pace and Mercedes-Benz GLC.

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Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet debuts and only 75 will head to the US

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Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand has unveiled its first droptop model, the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet. The S650 Cabriolet joins the S600 and S600 Pullman models.

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November 15, 2016

Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept debuts in LA

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It's been rumored several times that Jaguar is going to release an electric SUV and now it's given the world a preview with the I-Pace concept. The I-Pace concept is a preview of the new Jaguar's new electric SUV that will arrive by the second half of 2018.

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November 10, 2016

2018 VW Golf revealed with a facelift and lots of new technology

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VW has unveiled the updated 2018 Golf, which gets some small updates on the outside, but even more changes on the inside. Most buyers probably won't be able to point out the styling updates, but the new infotainment system with gesture controls, is where all the excitement is.

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November 3, 2016

Volvo S90 Excellence revealed

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Volvo has unveiled the S90 Excellence, which is going to debut at the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show. The S90 Excellence is designed for those that like to be driven, since the front passenger seat has been removed to give riders in the back seat more space to stretch out.

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October 26, 2016

2017 MINI Countryman is now the automaker's biggest model ever

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MINI has unveiled the not so "mini" 2017 Countryman, which is now the automaker's biggest model ever. The new Countryman has been completely revamped with not only a bigger exterior, but the styling is also now more crossover-like than before.

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October 25, 2016

Mercedes-Benz X-Class truck concept revealed

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the X-Class truck concept that is a preview of the automaker's new mid-size pickup that is going to go on sale by late 2017. To show off the truck's potential, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the X-CLass Powerful Adventurer and X-Class Stylish Explorer concepts.

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October 24, 2016

Mercedes-Benz teases its pickup concept

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Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to enter the mid-size pickup segment with a new body-on-frame pickup that is going to debut on October 25 as a concept.

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October 21, 2016

Maserati Alfieri pushed back until at least 2020

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Maserati has reportedly pushed back the launch of the sexy Alfieri coupe, according to a report from Autocar. General manager of Maserati Europe Giulio Pastore has revealed that the Maserati is going to release new versions of the Granturismo and Grancabrio before the Alfieri arrives, which means we'll probably have to wait until 2020 or 2021.

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October 19, 2016

2017 Audi Q7 gets 2.0L turbocharged four-cyl

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Audi is expanding the Q7's lineup with the addition of the automaker's 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. According to Audi, the 2.0L equipped Q7 is faster, lighter and more efficient than the previous generation Q7 3.0T V6.

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October 18, 2016

Audi's new electric SUV will be called 'e-tron'

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Audi is working on an all-electric SUV that is expected to arrive by 2018. Although earlier rumors suggested that it would be called the Q6, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed that it will simply be called the "e-tron."

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October 17, 2016

MINI Countryman Plug-in hybrid previewed

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MINI has released a teaser of the next-generation MINI Countryman crossover, which will be offered with a plug-in hybrid powertrain - the automaker's first plug-in hybrid.

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October 13, 2016

2017 BMW 5 Series revealed, arrives in the U.S. early next year

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Following the earlier photo leaks, BMW has unveiled the all-new seventh-generation 5 Series sedan, which is going to arrive in U.S. showrooms early next year.

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October 12, 2016

Next-Generation BMW 5 Series leaked

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BMW is scheduled to reveal the all-new BMW 5 Series sedan tomorrow, but the first photos have already leaked. If you were expecting a dramatic restyle you'll be disappointed, but if you like the design of the larger 7 Series, but want something a bit smaller - this is your car.

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October 7, 2016

VW's new SUV will actually be called Atlas and not the Teramont

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Last month it was reported that VW's upcoming three-row SUV will be called the Teramont, but now a new report claims that it will actually be called the Atlas. According to Automotive News, the VW is actually going to use the Atlas name instead.

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October 5, 2016

BMW confirms electric MINI and X3 in the works

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Last week Mercedes-Benz announced plans to introduce a new sub-brand of electric vehicles, BMW already has its i sub-brand, but it wants to stay ahead of its competitors. BMW has confirmed that it is working on fully-electric versions of the next-generation X3 and a new MINI model.

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September 30, 2016

BMW X2 concept previews BMW's next crossover

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BMW has already revealed plans to introduce a sportier version of the X1, which will be dubbed the X2. The X2 is a sportier alternative to the X1, but it's profile is slightly less coupe-like than the larger X4 and X6 models.

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Audi unveils the all-new 2018 Q5 in Paris

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Audi has unveiled the all-new second-generation Q5 SUV at the Paris Motor Show. Overall the design of the new Q5 is evolutionary and borrows many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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September 28, 2016

2018 Land Rover Discovery revealed, arrives in the U.S. in mid-2017

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Land Rover has unveiled the all-new 2018 Discovery, which will replace the LR4 in the U.S. The new Discovery is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. by the middle of 2017 with pricing that will start just south of $50k.

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VW I.D. electric concept previews VW's new 373-mile range EV hatchback

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2020 can't come soon enough, since that's the year that Volkswagen is planning on introducing the first of its several new electric cars. We've already seen one preview with the Budd-e concept and now the new I.D. concept previews a new electric hatchback.

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September 26, 2016

Volkswagen's new electric car concept previewed again

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Some new sketches of Volkswagen's new electric car concept have been released before the sheet is officially pulled off the concept this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 22, 2016

2017 Bentley Bentayga Diesel debuts with a 429-hp V8

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While some of VW's brands may be having an issue with the word "diesel" that doesn't mean that the diesel engine is going away anytime soon, well at least in Europe. Bentley has unveiled the new Bentayga Diesel, which is powered by the same 4.0L V8 as the Audi SQ7 TDI.

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Next-gen Audi Q5 teased ahead of its debut in Paris

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Audi has released this teaser photo of the all-new Q5 crossover, which is going to debut next week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Audi hasn't released any specific details, but we expect the new Q5 to borrow many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain goes after the Volvo V90 Cross Country

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How can automakers make wagons more attractive? Well since SUVs are now more popular, why not make the conventional wagon look a bit more rugged with a slightly higher ride height? Volvo and Subaru have done it for years and now Mercedes-Benz is throwing its hat in the ring with the E-Class All-Terrain.

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September 21, 2016

2017 MINI John Cooper Works Clubman unveiled

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MINI has unveiled the new John Cooper Works Clubman, which is the first MINI to combine the performance enhancements that the John Cooper Works package adds with the ALL4 all-wheel drive system. The John Cooper Works Clubman is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine with 228 horsepower and 258 ft-lb. of torque.

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MINI Paceman production to end this year

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The news shouldn't be too surprising, but MINI will reportedly end production of the slow selling Paceman by the end of this year. Production of the three-door crossover Paceman is ending, since BMW needs more production capacity for the upcoming all-new 5 Series.

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September 19, 2016

2018 VW Teramont to be powered by four-cylinder and V6 engines

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Volkswagen has yet to fully unveil or even confirm the name for its upcoming three-row SUV, but it's been reported that the automaker has chosen the "Teramont" name for the new SUV. VW hasn't announced when the Teramont will debut, but the automaker has released a preview video of the new SUV, which reveals what will be available under the hood.

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September 18, 2016

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster revealed

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Mercedes-AMG is expanding the AMG GT family with the addition of two new roadster versions - the 2018 AMG GT Roadster and AMG GT C Roadster. The drop top versions of the AMG GT bring open-top fun to the lineup.

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September 16, 2016

VW is bringing a new electric car concept to Paris

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Volkswagen has released a few teaser photos of its new electric car concept that is going to debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. The concept is expected to be a preview the automaker's next-generation of electric cars.

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September 15, 2016

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country revealed

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Volvo has unveiled the V90 Cross Country, which is the successor to the XC70 Cross Country. The arrival of the V90 Cross Country now effectively completes Volvo's 90 Series, which includes the new S90, V90 and the XC90 SUV.

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September 14, 2016

2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased

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Volvo has released a teaser of the new V90 Cross Country, the successor to the XC90 Cross Country, which is going to debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. The V90 Cross Country will look nearly identical to the V90, but will feature extra body cladding, a higher ride height and underbody protection to make it a bit more capable once the paved road ends.

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VW kills the GTI Two-Door in the U.S.

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GTI fans we have some bad news for you. If you've been a fan of the two-door VW GTI since it debuted in the 1970s, you'll be sad to hear that VW will be discontinuing production very soon. VW has announced that production of the US-spec two-door version of the GTI will end in a couple weeks, leaving the four-door to carry on the iconic badge.

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September 12, 2016

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid can travel up to 31 miles in EV mode

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Porsche has unveiled the next new model in the second-generation Panamera lineup - the 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid packs 462-hp and can travel up to 31 miles in EV mode.

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