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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.

2022 Volkswagen Taos starts at $22,995

2022 Volkswagen Taos

Volkswagen has announced the pricing for its new entry-level SUV, the 2022 Taos. The small SUV arrives in June with a friendly price tag that starts at $22,995, plus destination. The Taos will be offered in three trim levels: S, SE and SEL. All trim levels are powered by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 158 horsepower and...

2022 Subaru Legacy starts at $23,955

2022 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has announced the updates to the 2022 Legacy, which now has more standard features than before. The 2022 Legacy now comes standard with 17-inch wheels, while the Legacy Sport now comes standard with a blind-spot monitor, power moonroof and reverse automatic braking. The 2022 Legacy is offered in six trim levels: Base, Premium, Sport, and Limited, Limited XT and...

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT small electric van teased

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the EQS and EQB electric vehicles and now it's getting ready to reveal its next EV - the Concept EQT. Today we have a single teaser photo of the small electric van, which is going to debut on May 10. Mercedes-Benz says that although it's technically a concept, it's a "near-production" model that will be sold as...

2021 Polestar 1 Special Edition looks pretty in gold

Polestar 1 Gold

It's almost time to say goodbye to the Polestar 1, but before we do, Polestar has unveiled the 2021 Polestar 1 Special Edition at the 2021 Auto Shanghai expo. We knew this day would come, since when the Polestar 1 debuted, Polestar only said it would build 500 cars a year over a three year period. It takes a quite...

Ford Evos is not coming to the US as the Fusion Active

Yesterday, Ford unveiled the new Evos at the 2021 Auto Shanghai expo. The high riding wagon/ SUV got our attention, since it looked like Ford could sell it in the US as the rumored Fusion Active. Well we have bad news, Ford has confirmed that it has no plans to sell the Evos outside of China. Mike Levine, Ford North...

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness starts at $38,120

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

Subaru recently unveiled 2022 Outback Wilderness, a more adventure ready version of the high riding wagon. Now we have the full pricing, which starts at $38,120, including destination. The Outback Wilderness has a modified suspension, which increases the ground clearance to 9.5-inches from 8.7. The front and rear fascias have also been updated and along with the increased ground clearance,...

Toyota confirms plans for hybrid and all-electric trucks

2021 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Ford and Chevy have both announced plans to introduce all-electric versions of the F-150 and Silverado full size pickups and now Toyota has also confirmed that it will soon offer hybrid and fully electric trucks. Ford announced the plans for hybrid and battery-electric powertrains for its truck lineup at the Shanghai Motor Show, which also saw the debut of the...

Ford Evos blurs the lines between a wagon and an SUV

Ford Evos

Ford has unveiled the Ford Evos at Auto Shanghai, which is a unique new family car as its styling seems to blur the lines between a wagon and an SUV. The five-door Evos was developed by Ford's team in China, where it will go on sale first. Ford says that the Evos is the first vehicle to get Ford’s “Progressive...

Lincoln Zephyr Reflection concept previews a new sedan for China

Lincoln Zephyr Reflection Preview Car

While sedans have been overshadowed by crossovers here in the US, they are still in high demand in China. Because of this, Lincoln has unveiled the Zephyr Reflection concept at 2021 Auto Shanghai. The stylish sedan is very recognizable as a Lincoln, but its styling is more modern and futuristic than the brand's former sedans, like the Continental and MKZ....

Buick Envision Plus is a slightly bigger midsize crossover

Buick Envision Plus

Buick has unveiled the new Envision Plus crossover at the Shanghai Motor Show. As its name suggests, the Envision Plus is a slightly bigger version of the stylish Envision, which is aimed at families. The big news is that the Envision Plus offers three rows of seats, since it is 7.2-inches longer than the standard Envision with a wheelbase that's...