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Polestar 1 will show off at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Polestar 1 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Polestar has announced that it is bringing the Polestar 1 to the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. Rather than just show it off on a stage, the Polestar 1 will make its debut by zooming up up the famous hill climb. Driven by Polestar chief test driver Joakim Rydholm, the drive is part of the continued global launch of...

2018 Lincoln Navigator gets five-star safety rating

2018 Lincoln Navigator NHTSA

Just like its cousin, the Ford Expedition, the 2018 Lincoln Navigator has earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety. The 2018 Navigator has the received the highest safety rating possible, plus its safety rating is higher than its closest rival, the Cadillac Escalade. Just like the Expedition, the Navigator's lighter aluminum body, fully boxed steel frame,...

Tom Cruise drives the new BMW M5 in Mission Impossible Fallout

Mission Impossible Fallout BMW M5

The new BMW M5 will have a starring in the "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," the latest installment of the series. BMW has partnered with the series since 2011. Mission Impossible Fallout finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time...

Toyota creates three special GT86 cars to celebrate LeMans

Toyota GT86 Le Mans

To celebrate 86th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, Toyota has prepared a trio of one-off versions of the GT86. Each Toyota GT86 is wrapped in a different livery, which is meant to celebrate some of Toyota’s iconic Le Mans cars of the past. Toyota's European team designed the special Toyota GT86 models to appeal to enthusiasts with inspiration...

Volvo has big goals for autonomous cars

Volvo XC40 T5 Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo has yet to release an autonomous car, but it has some big goals for them. Volvo has revealed that it expects one third of all its cars sold to be autonomous driving cars by the middle of the next decade. This new goal is in addition to Volvo's expectation that half of its annual sales will be fully electric...

Honda and General Motors partner on battery tech

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

Honda and General Motors have announced today that the two companies have teamed up to develop a next-generation battery for its future electric vehicles. The goal is for the new battery to have higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities. The new agreement says that Honda and General Motors will collaborate on GM's next generation battery system, then...

McLaren teases a new model: The edge is calling

McLaren the edge is calling

McLaren is getting ready to unveil another treat, but we're not entirely sure what it is yet. McLaren has released a teaser video and image of the new supercar, titled "The edge is calling." The teaser previews the rear of the new supercar with taillights that look similar to the 570S, but as you look lower, you see that the...

2019 BMW X5: Here are the first photos

2019 BMW X5 Photos

Last night two leaked photos of the 2019 BMW X5 leaked online, but we weren't sure about their authenticity. Well now we have a full batch of photos of the all-new 2019 X5, thanks to a forum in China, which gives an early look at the inside and outside. The 2019 BMW X5 is expected to make its world...

2019 Audi Q8: Here are the first photos

2019 Audi Q8 photos

Audi is going to reveal the 2019 Audi Q8 flagship SUV tomorrow at the Audi Brand Summit in Shenzhen, China, but here are the first official photos now. These photos confirm that the 2019 Q8 will remain pretty close to the Q8 and Q8 Sports concept that previewed it. The 2019 Audi Q8 is based on the same platform as...

2019 BMW X5 leaked?

2019 BMW X5 leak

What we may have here are our first two unofficial photos of the all-new 2019 BMW X5. BMW recently confirmed that the 2019 X5 will debut at some point this year and now thanks to a leak this might be what we'll see debut in Paris in a few months. The 2019 BMW X5 leak comes to us from Autoreview....