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March 30, 2017

2018 Audi Q5 now has the highest MPG in its segment

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Audi has announced that the 2018 Q5 now has the highest mpg in its segment. With a 25-mpg city/highway combined fuel economy rating, the 2018 Q5 achieves a +3 mpg improvement over the 2017 Q5.

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March 24, 2017

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster (Review)

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In the not too distant future, words like "autonomous" and "electric", will likely replace words, like "throaty exhaust" and "redline." So is now the time to stop and find some driving enjoyment? Yes! Today the roads are littered with boring SUVs and sedans, but there are a few options left on the market if you want to actually feel the road, enjoy the sounds of the engine and at the same time have a hell of a lot of fun. Yes you can look at anything from a Camaro to an M4 or even a Toyota 86, but what about a roadster? There are a few good options, especially the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Porsche 718 Boxster.

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March 22, 2017

McLaren teases the BP23 its most powerful car yet

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McLaren has released this teaser photo of its new 'Hyper-GT' car, that is codenamed BP23. The new BP23 will be the most powerful and most aerodynamic road-going McLaren ever produced.

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March 21, 2017

BMW to release 40 new or revamped models over the next 2 years

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BMW has announced an ambitious plan to compete with Mercedes-Benz, which will include releasing 40 new or updated models over the next two years. Part of the new introductions will be the small X2 crossover and finally a model larger than the X5, dubbed the X7.

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March 20, 2017

VW confirms small T-Roc crossover for the U.S.

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Volkswagen has confirmed that it will introduce a production version of the T-Roc crossover concept in the U.S. The T-Roc (name may change) compact crossover will slot in below the Tiguan in VW's lineup when it arrives in 2019.

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March 16, 2017

Audi Q4 crossover confirmed and will arrive by 2019

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Audi has confirmed plans to add another crossover to its lineup, which will be called the Q4. As the name suggests, the Q4 will slot in between the existing Q3 and Q5 models, but with a sportier look - think BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe rival.

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March 4, 2017

Here's your first look at the Mercedes-AMG GT sedan concept

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Mercedes-AMG has released a teaser photo of its new sedan concept that is going to debut next week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The sedan concept borrows many styling cues from the Mercedes-AMG GT, but its four-door layout would give the brand a rival to models like, the Porsche Panamera and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.

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March 2, 2017

2018 Range Rover Velar revealed, pricing starts at $50,895

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Land Rover has unveiled its latest SUV - the stunning 2018 Range Rover Velar. The 2018 Velar will be positioned in the lineup between the Evoque and Range Rover Sport models. Think of its as a 4/5 scale version of the Range Rover Sport.

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2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo: Yes it's a Porsche wagon and it's coming here!

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Over the last year automakers, like BMW and Volvo have disappointed wagon fans by their decisions to either not sell certain wagon models in the U.S. or give them limited availability. For example we're not getting the new 5 Series wagon and if you want the Volvo V90 you can only specially order it. Well Porsche just did something that should excite wagon fans - here's your first look at the 2018 Panamera Sport Turismo - a wagon version of the Panamera!

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February 27, 2017

2018 Volvo XC60 teased ahead of its Geneva debut

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Volvo has announced that the all-new XC60 crossover is going to debut next week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Volvo hasn't released any significant details about the new XC60, but from this single teaser photo, it's obvious that the design will be close to the larger XC90.

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February 23, 2017

2018 VW Arteon teased ahead of its Geneva debut

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VW is getting ready to release a successor to the CC - the Arteon. The name may be a bit weird, but the Arteon will follow in the CC"s footsteps with its coupe-like roofline with an extra dose of style thrown in to position it above the more plebeian Passat.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet and Mercedes-AMG concept to debut in Geneva

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Mercedes-Benz has announced its plans for the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, which kicks off next month. In addition to completing the new E-Class lineup with the debut of the E-Class Cabriolet, the Mercedes-AMG brand is also going to reveal a new concept car at the show.

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February 22, 2017

2018 Audi S4 debuts with 354-hp

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Audi has unveiled the all-new 2018 S4, which now packs more power, thanks to its upgraded 3.0L turbocharged V6 that now generates 354-hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque.

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2018 Range Rover Velar teased!

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Land Rover is adding another SUV to the Range Rover lineup - the Velar, which is going to have its world debut next week on March 1. The Velar's name dates back to the first Range Rover prototypes of the 1969 and will slot in the current lineup between the Evoque and Range Rover Sport.

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February 10, 2017

We wish the 2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback was coming to the US!

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Audi is upgrading the RS 3 Sportback, with many of the same upgrades that the RS 3 sedan debuted last fall. That means that the 2018 RS 3 Sportback now packs 400 horsepower!

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February 9, 2017

2018 VW Atlas Weekend Edition debuts in Chicago

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The much anticipated three-row VW Atlas SUV is going to arrive in showrooms this spring. To show off how the Atlas can be accessorized, VW is showing off the Atlas Weekend Edition this week at the Chicago Auto Show.

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February 2, 2017

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring will only tease U.S. buyers

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It's too bad that U.S. buyers still hate wagons, since Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and BMW all have new wagons. Since buyers here don't love wagons, Volvo's new V90 can only be specially ordered and BMW doesn't even have plans to bring the new 5 Series Touring to the U.S. Either way, buyers in other markets will surely love the new 5 Series Touring that is going to debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

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February 1, 2017

2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon proves how awesome wagons can be

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Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the 2018 E63 S wagon, which like the sedan version, is powered by an impressive 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine with 603-hp and 627 lb-ft. With a 0-62 mph time of 3.4 seconds and all that power hitting the ground via the AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel system, the E63 S wagon is now one of the most awesome wagons you can buy today.

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January 31, 2017

Audi A3 Four-Door Coupe gets ready to rival the CLA

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Audi is reportedly working on a new four-door coupe version of the next-generation A3, which will go head-to-head with the Mercedes-Benz CLA. The new A3 coupe will be joined by the sedan and hatchback versions, although the four-door coupe is likely to arrive first, around 2019.

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January 30, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Aesthetics A sculpture previews the A-Class sedan

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Mercedes-Benz is previewing its next-generation A-Class models with the Aesthetics A design sculpture. The sculpture previews the new compact A-Class lineup, which gets even more rigorous implementation of the brand's design idiom of "sensual purity." The Aesthetics A sculpture specifically previews the upcoming A-Class sedan.

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January 26, 2017

2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder priced at $176,350

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Audi has released the pricing for the 2017 R8 V10 Spyder, which can be yours for a reasonable $176,350, including the destination fees.

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January 24, 2017

VW Microbus revival slated for 2022

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Earlier this month, VW unveiled the I.D. Buzz concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which signaled the possible return of the iconic Microbus. While VW made no production promises at the show, there are now reports that a production version could arrive by 2022.

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January 18, 2017

VW could build an all-electric Beetle

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Sales of the VW Beetle have continued to decline, but that doesn't mean that VW is ready to say goodbye to the iconic Beetle. VW is reportedly mulling the idea of an all-electric Beetle, which could make it more appealing.

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2018 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman is the most powerful MINI yet

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MINI has unveiled the John Cooper Works version of the all-new Countryman crossover, which now holds the title as the most powerful MINI yet with its 228 horsepower engine.

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January 17, 2017

2018 BMW 4 Series gets a small facelift and stiffer suspension

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BMW has unveiled the updated 2018 4 Series lineup, which consists of the Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe models. While most buyers will probably not notice the updates, the 2018 4 Series gets sharpened styling, interior updates and a revised suspension.

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January 11, 2017

2018 Jaguar F-Type gets a facelift and a cool GoPro app

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It's hard to believe that the sexy F-Type was unveiled five years ago back in 2012, so it makes sense that Jaguar is giving it an update for the 2018 model year. The 2018 F-Type Coupe and Convertible get a small facelift, new technology and even a new app that Jaguar developed with GoPro.

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January 10, 2017

Audi Q8 plug-in hybrid concept previews a new flagship SUV

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Audi is getting ready to expand its crossover lineup with the addition of the Q6 and Q8 models. Audi is giving us a preview of what the new Q8 flagship SUV will look like with the debut of the Q8 concept this week at the Detroit Auto Show.

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January 9, 2017

VW I.D. Buzz concept signals the return of the Microbus

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VW has unveiled the latest vehicle from its new family of I.D. electric concepts - the I.D. Buzz. The I.D. Buzz concept follows the debut of the I.D. hatchback that debuted a few months ago in Paris and is simply "a Microbus for the future."

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January 8, 2017

VW unveils a long-wheelbase Tiguan in Detroit

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As expected, VW is introducing a new long-wheelbase version of the next-generation 2018 Tiguan crossover. The new long-wheelbase Tiguan offers three rows of seats and up to 57 percent more cargo space than the standard Tiguan.

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January 4, 2017

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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Mercedes-Benz is going to reveal the updated 2018 GLA next week at the Detroit Auto Show. To get us ready for the reveal, the brand has released this teaser.

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December 27, 2016

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan rumored

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A new report claims that Mercedes-Benz is going to introduce a new compact A-Class sedan that will sit between the A-Class hatchback and CLA. An all-new A-Class hatchback is expected to debut in late 2017 or early 2018, which according to sources will arrive before the sedan version at the end of 2018.

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December 23, 2016

Uber moves its self-driving pilot to Arizona after California shuts it down

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Earlier this week Uber launched its self-driving pilot in San Francisco with a fleet of self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs. Within hours there were reports that the self-driving vehicles were running red lights, even though they were manned by an engineer. Once the California Department of Motor Vehicles got word about the pilot program, it quickly shut it down, so now Uber is moving the pilot to Arizona.

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December 22, 2016

VW is bringing a new I.D. concept to Detroit - Hello Microbus?

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After unveiling the electric I.D. concept a few months ago at the Paris Motor Show, VW has announced plans to unveil another I.D. concept next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Audi Q8 e-tron concept teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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Audi is going to preview a new SUV flagship next month at the Detroit Auto Show with the debut of the Q8 e-tron concept. The Q8 SUV is still a few years away, but next month we'll get a preview of what we can expect.

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December 20, 2016

2017 Lamborghini Aventador S debuts with 740-hp and $421k price tag

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Lamborghini is updating its flagship, the Aventador a refresh with the debut of the Aventador S. Lamborghini calls the Aventador S a new generation, but its actually more of a facelift with some styling updates and a more powerful V12.

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Seven-passenger VW Tiguan Allspace will debut in Detroit

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VW is going to reveal an extended wheelbase version of the all-new Tiguan next month in Detroit. The cleverly named Tiguan Allspace has a wheelbase that is just over 4-inches longer than the standard Tiguan, giving it more spacious interior.

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December 14, 2016

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe revealed ahead of its Detroit debut

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the all-new 2018 E-Class Coupe ahead of its public debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The new E-Class Coupe is bigger than its predecessor with an exterior that looks similar to the C- and S-Class Coupes. One of the most noteworthy styling features is the absence of a B-pillar and thanks to crystal optics, the taillamps also have a brilliant stardust appearance similar to the glow of a jet engine.

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December 12, 2016

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe leaked

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Mercedes-Benz has announced that the all-new E-Class Coupe is going to debut this week, but thanks to a leaked brochure of the new sexy coupe - we now have our first look now. Belgian website AutoTijd has released the full brochure on line just days before the covers come off the new E-Class Coupe.

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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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