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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report. When he's not writing news or reviews for The Torque Report, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

Next-Gen Dodge Challenger and Charger to share Maserati Ghibli platform

next-gen Dodge Challenger

Chrysler has yet to make any announcements, but it is being reported that the next-generation Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger will share the same platform as the Maserati Ghibli. Both models are expected to make the switch in 2021 to the Maserati platform. By moving the next Dodge Challenger and Charger to the Ghibli platform, both models will see a...

2018 Acura MDX starts at $45,175

2018 Acura MDX

Acura has announced the updates to the 2018 Acura MDX, which gets a redesigned dual-screen with more intuitive menus and command structures complemented by a new 7-inch touchscreen. Acura says the new touchscreen also has a 30-percent faster response time than the old non-touchscreen system. The new center mounted touchscreen includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The only other change...

Alfa Romeo delays new flagship sedan until 2021

Alfa Romeo flagship sedan

Are you wishing that Alfa Romeo would release a larger sedan that would rival the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class? Well sadly you'll be wish won't be granted for a few years, since Alfa Romeo has reportedly pushed the launch of its new flagship sedan back until 2021. But wait there's a catch. Will Alfa Romeo even release a...

Honda adds 300 new jobs in Ohio for the 2018 Accord

2018 Honda Accord Production

Honda kicked off production of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord today and to celebrate the start of production, Honda also announced that it is investing $267 million and adding 300 new jobs to support production of the new Honda Accord and to increase production at the Marysville Auto Plant, in Ohio. The Accord has been in continuous production at the...

Nissan electric SUV concept to be called IMX?

Nissan IDx Concept

Just a few days ago it was revealed that Toyota filed paperwork with United States Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the Celica name and now we have reports that Nissan has filed a similar application for the IMX name. The filing was made on September 8, but it doesn't give any big clues to what it could be...

New Mazda rotary-powered concept headed to Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda RX-Vision Concept

Mazda has confirmed that it will unveil a new sports car concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The concept is described as an evolution of the RX-Vision concept that was unveiled two years ago at the same show. “With the Tokyo Motor Show we will be introducing a new design concept; you can think of it as an evolution...

Range Rover plug-in hybrid models to debut this year

2017 range rover sv autobiography

Land Rover has confirmed that the Range Rover plug-in hybrid models will debut by the end of this year. Land Rover boss, Ralf Speth recently revealed that both the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models will be getting a plug-in hybrid version in the next few months. Speaking to Motoring, Speth gave a few more details about the Range...

Electric Porsche 911 and Boxster could use solid-state batteries

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet GTS

While Porsche is getting ready to go electric with the arrival of the Porsche Mission E, in about two years, it's already thinking about how it can electrify the rest of its lineup. The Panamera and Cayenne already offer plug-in hybrid models, but the 911 and Boxster have to yet to receive any sort of electrification. Porsche is now...

Is Toyota bringing back the Celica?

Toyota Celica Trademark

With the upcoming arrival of the Toyota Supra, could Toyota be planning the return of another iconic nameplate - the Toyota Celica? Toyota reportedly filed a trademark last month with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the Celica nameplate, which could mean that it will be used again in the near future. What exactly could Toyota be planning?...

Mercedes-AMG GT sedan to debut at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

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It's only been a few months since Mercedes-AMG unveiled the four-door GT sedan concept. Mercedes-AMG has confirmed that it reveal the production version of the four-door Mercedes-AMG GT concept in a few months at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, prior to the start of production in mid-2018. Tobias Moers head of Mercedes-AMG told Motoring that the Mercedes-AMG sedan will debut...

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