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Audi Q8 teased in “Unleash the tough”

Audi Q8 Unleash the Tough

Audi is teasing the new Q8 flagship SUV in a five-part web series title "Q8 Unleashed." Audi has now released the first episode of the series, "Unleash the Tough," which gives a quick look at the Q8. The Q8 Unleashed web series focuses on a couple, Sandra and Quentin, an extravagant power couple from California, who had it all. Successful...

Watch Tesla try to rollover the Model X, unsuccessfully

Tesla Model X rollover

Tesla is boasting about the fact that the Model X is the first SUV to receive a 5-star safety rating in every NHTSA test, plus the fact that it also has the lowest probability of rollover of any SUV. To prove that its nearly impossible to make the Model X rollover, Tesla has released a video of its failed...

High school students imagine the 2030 Jeep Wrangler

FCA 2018 Drive for Design contest

Fiat-Chrysler has announced the results of its 2018 Drive for Design contest, which tasked a team of high school students to come up with the design of what they think a 2030 Jeep Wrangler could look like. This is the sixth year of the challenge, which FCA puts on with EyesOn Design and Lawrence Technological University. After tallying the votes,...

Next-Gen BMW X5 will debut later this year

2018 bmw x5 xdrive50i special edition

Yesterday BMW chairman Harald Krüger announced that the next-generation BMW X5 will debut later this year. The new X5 will debut a little earlier than expected considering the fact that the current model has only been around for about four years. Either way, this 2018 will be BMW's "X year" as BMW puts it, thanks to the recent debuts of...

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class production kicks off in Graz

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class production

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is officially rolling off the production line in Graz, Austria. This marks the first time that the iconic G-Class has ever been completely redesigned since its introduction in 1979. You might not have known this, but production of the G-Class has always been completed by Magna Steyr, since its introduction at the Graz, Austria plant. “With...

BMW iNext concept teased

BMW iNext concept teaser

BMW has previewed its upcoming flagship electric vehicle, the iNext, which is scheduled to arrive in 2021. Later this year BMW will unveil a concept version of the iNext as a Vision Vehicle. From what we can see with this teaser, the iNext will take the shape of an SUV. It's expected that the production vehicle will be about the...

2019 Acura RDX makes its debut during Amgen Tour of California

Acura Amgen Tour of California

The 2019 Acura RDX is making its road debut this week as the official team vehicle of Rally Cycling, which starts this week with the Amgen Tour of California. The Acura NSX will also be on hand as the second support vehicle for the race. Both the RDX and NSX are wrapped in the Rally Cycling team colors (orange and...

Larger Alfa Romeo SUV may debut next month

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio price

Alfa Romeo just introduced the Stelvio SUV, but according to a new report, the brand is getting ready to unveil an even larger SUV next month. According to a report from Autocar, the new Alfa Romeo SUV will be revealed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' boss Sergio Marchionne sometime in June. The new larger Alfa Romeo SUV will have three rows...

2019 Nissan Rogue Sport gets ProPilot Assist

2018.5 NIssan Rogue Sport

Nissan continues to expand the availability of its semi autonomous ProPilot Assist technology. It's already offered on the 2018 Nissan Leaf and Rogue, but Nissan has now announced that the 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport will offer the driver-assist technology. ProPilot Assist will also be offered on the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima when it arrives later this year. Nissan expects to...

BMW 530e iPerformance will get wireless charging this summer

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We've seen several prototypes of wireless inductive charging systems for EVs, but no one has managed to introduce the system at a large scale. Well it looks like BMW is ready to bring the technology to the masses, since it will introduce its wireless inductive charging system this summer. According to Car magazine and Autoblog, BMW's wireless inductive charging system...




2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Review

2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Review: An off-road beast

For some the idea of a fun weekend involves jumping in the convertible, putting the top down and heading out to the beach or...