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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.

Lotus teases an electric sports car

Lous EV Sports Car

Lotus has some big plans over the next few years, starting with the introduction of its first SUV this spring. The electric SUV will be followed by an electric four-door coupe, codenamed Type 133 and another smaller electric SUV, codenamed Type 134. Lotus is also not forgetting about a sports car, since a fully electric sports car, codenamed Type...

2023 Mazda CX-50 production beings

2023 Mazda CX-50

Mazda has announced that its newest SUV, the 2023 CX-50 has started rolling off the production line at Mazda’s new Huntsville, Alabama plant. The new plant is the result of a $2.3 billion partnership between Mazda and Toyota. The plant started building vehicles in September 2021 and it will be able to produce 300,000 vehicles annually. This means that Mazda...

2023 Range Rover Extended-Range plug-in hybrid $106,250, SV priced at $188,200

2023 Range Rover P440e plug-in hybrid

Land Rover has announced that it is now taking orders for the 2023 Range Rover Extended-Range plug-in hybrid and the Range Rover SV. The pricing for the Range Rover P440e plug-in starts $106,250 and the Range Rover SV starts at $188,200. The P440e Extended-Range plug-in hybrid has an estimated 48 miles of EV range. It also has 50kW DC rapid...

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid pricing starts at $59,495

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

Jeep has announced the pricing for the 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid, which starts at $59,495, including destination. The plug-in hybrid has a 25 mile EV range and a 56 MPGe rating. The Grand Cherokee 4xe is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors that are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain generates a...

Tesla Cybertruck production won’t happen until 2023, according to Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck

Where's the Tesla Cybertruck? It was revealed at the end of 2019 and production was supposed to start at the end of 2021. Since then we've heard several delays and now CEO Elon Musk has revealed that it won't enter production until 2023. During Tesla's Q4 2021 earnings call, Musk revealed that it won't introduce any new models in 2022,...

Volkswagen Passat production ends, say goodbye to the midsize sedan

VW Passat Production

We all knew this day was coming. Production of the Volkswagen Passat ended in the US last month. This is the end of the road for the midsize sedan, which has been sold in the US for over four decades, under different nameplates, like Dasher and Quantum. In the US, more than 1.8 million Passat models have been sold...

Maserati Grecale teased again ahead of its spring debut

Maserati Grecale

Maserati has released a new batch of teaser photos of its new Grecale SUV, which is going to debut this spring. The photos show a camouflaged Grecale undergoing winter testing in the Arctic Circle. The Grecale is smaller than the Levante SUV, which will make it the perfect rival to the Porsche Macan, Genesis GV70 and BMW X3, just to...

Lamborghini is saying goodbye to the pure internal combustion engine after 2022

Lamborghini Urus

Last year Lamborghini announced its plans to ditch traditional internal combustion engines for electrified powertrains. Now it's being reported that 2022 is the final year that Lamborghini will focus on pure internal combustion engines, according to Automotive News. Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann revealed in an interview that this is the final year that buyers will be able to get a...

2023 Toyota Sequoia arrives as a hybrid with bolder styling

2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro

It's been a long time since Toyota introduced a new Sequoia and now it's finally here. Toyota has unveiled the 2023 Sequoia, which is all-new from the ground up. Just like before the Sequoia shares most of its DNA with the Tundra and that's a good thing, considering how much the new Tundra has been improved. On the outside the...

2023 BMW X2 Edition GoldPlay is an interesting addition

2023 BMW X2 Edition GoldPlay

BMW has unveiled a new special edition of the X2 crossover called the Edition GoldPlay. It's an interesting special edition with its gold accents and available San Remo Green paint. The X2 Edition GoldPlay features Galvanic Gold graphics on the sides of the body, and gold accents on the grille, mirror caps and wheel inserts. If the San Remo green...