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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.

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW team up for EVs

2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announced that the two automakers have teamed up to develop new electric drive units for future electric vehicles. The partnership will bring together each automaker's expertise from their existing electric vehicles, like the Jaguar I-Pace and BMW i3 to provide economies of scale...

Michelin and General Motors unveil an airless tire

Michelin Uptis Prototype

Putting air in your tires may soon be a distant memory, since Michelin and General Motors have unveiled a new airless tire called the Uptis Prototype. The name of the tire stands for "Unique Puncture-proof Tire System" and just as its name suggests, the tire is alleviates the dreaded flat or blowout.

2020 BMW M8 Coupe and Convertible debut with up to 617-hp

As promised, BMW has unveiled the 2020 BMW M8 Coupe and Convertible models, which are available in standard and Competition versions. The big news is that the standard M8 packs 600 horsepower, but if you step up to the Competition version you'll have 617 hp on tap. The M8...

Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato concept is ready to go off-roading

Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato concept

No one would ever think of off-roading in the Lamborghini Huracán, but Lamborghini has just toyed with the idea with the debut of the Huracán Sterrato concept. The concept is based on the Huracán EVO, but features several modifications to help it tackle rougher terrain. The Sterrato concept is...

New Land Rover Defender completes its testing in Kenya with Tusk

land rover defender

Land Rover continues to release teasers of the new Land Rover Defender, which is slated to debut later this year. In this latest round of photos, we get to see some of the testing the new Defender was put through in Kenya to support Tusk's lion conservation initiatives in Africa.

Kia Seltos is Kia’s new global compact SUV

Kia Seltos Teaser

Last month Kia started teasing its new global compact SUV and now we know what it will be called - the Kia Seltos. Kia has released a new teaser of the compact SUV with the Seltos badge on the tailgate. According to Kia, the Seltos name "is inspired by...

Hyundai Kona Hybrid debuts in Europe

Hyundai Kona Hybrid

Hyundai already offers the gas-powered and fully electric versions of the Kona crossover and now it's expanding the options in Europe with the debut of the Kona Hybrid. The Hyundai Kona Hybrid is powered by a 1.6L four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that generate a combined 139 horsepower...

2019 Nissan Murano Review: More stylish, but needs a bigger refresh

2019 Nissan Murano Review

The Nissan Murano was one of the first stylish crossovers when it debuted back in 2002 - a time when body-on-frame SUVs still ruled the roads. Now the Murano is facing some stiffer competition thanks to revived Chevy Blazer and Honda Passport. Nissan gave the 2019 Murano a slight facelift, but is it enough to keep its...

Hotter Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V hit the track

Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V

A few days ago Cadillac took the wraps off the 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V sedans, but if you were hoping for more, Cadillac is working on something even hotter. When Cadillac took the wraps off the CT4-V and CT5-V, it promised that it was just the beginning, since it is working on even better versions and...

2019 Hyundai Veloster earns Top Safety Pick award

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced that the 2019 Hyundai Veloster has received its Top Safety Pick award, but there's a caveat. https://youtu.be/cINbT23PcIc When the second-generation Hyundai Veloster was originally tested by the IIHS, it did not receive the Top Safety Pick award because of an...