This week at the Shanghai Motor Show, the Chinese-Israeli automotive manufacturer Qoros revealed its adventurous new 2 PHEV concept. Drawing on a mix of Chinese and German design features, the 2 PHEV is looking to appeal to “young, open-minded and efficiency-conscious consumers” according to Carscoops. The 2 PHEV’s design includes pushing its wheels out to each […]

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Aston Martin has plans in two to three years to release an all-electric variant of its Rapide, it could potentially boast 1000 brake horsepower on a four wheel drive platform while also including a range of 200 miles. The creation process is already in motion in the UK, plans are being drawn up and battery […]

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NEW YORK – Today Lexus unveiled the fourth generation of its best-selling RX crossover lineup including the hybrid version. Powering the 2016 Lexus RX 450h is an Atkinson-cycle 3.5-liter V6 paired with a single electric motor. This hybrid powertrain has the same 300 horsepower output as its all-gas counterpart, the RX 350. Other details of […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has again turned to Twitter to tease a new product, but the mystery product to be unveiled is not a car. In response, people are whimsically speculating on Twitter in return that this unveiling will however be some sort of flying car or perhaps a space elevator, but Tesla has hinted […]

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Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla will introduce a self-driving software update for the Model S by this summer. According to Musk, the technology being introduced in this update will be enough to allow the vehicle to drive itself part of the time. Tesla plans this feature will be used mostly on […]

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Billionaire Richard Branson dropped a hint in a recent interview in Miami that the Virgin Group may have plans to compete with Tesla in the electric car market. Virgin is not new to taking on new ventures and the British multinational conglomerate already has its mitts in industries like space, trains, planes, and mobile phones to name […]

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This month Nissan is celebrating its 75,000th Leaf sold in the United States and – pending March sales results in a couple weeks – the car may also now be the top-seller both globally and nationally as it has been trending in that direction. But a Nissan press release doesn’t talk about the unofficial race […]

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Earlier this month at the Geneva Motor Show, Nissan unveiled its subcompact Sway concept showing a potential design direction for Nissan production cars in this class. Nissan said it had the European market in mind when styling the fuel-sipping conventionally powered vehicle, but Nissan’s global design chief Shiro Nakamura was reported as saying this could lead […]

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In a city not shy of super cars, the police force of Dubai unveiled its most recent high horsepower acquisition on Wednesday. The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid joins ranks with a multitude of other high-end sports cars in the Dubai fleet, such as a Ferrari FF, Audi R8, Bugatti Veyron, and a Lamborghini Aventador to name […]

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Yesterday BMW’s i3 received a software update to fix an issue regarding the battery’s reserve power level. The action followed a review by Consumer Reports which – despite earning one of CR’s highest scores among electric cars – was found to have a serious glitch with the range-extended version during road testing prompting BMW to […]

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