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The Tesla Model 3 will not be judged as part of the North American Car of the Year awards this year. According to The Detroit News, Tesla will not participate in this year’s NACTOY awards it is “focused on scaling up production and could not have a car available for jury testing.” Without the Model […]

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Porsche is said to have developed an electric Boxster prototype and may be interested in making a production version of the sporty EV. According to Autocar, Porsche recently built an electric Boxster mule for testing purposes. The prototype worked well, but track tests showed it was ultimately slower than gas powered versions of the sports […]

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The Smart ForTwo isn’t aimed at car enthusiasts and neither are most electric vehicles, but we get the feeling many gearheads will be able to get on board with the new Brabus Ultimate-E Concept. Before you begin deriding this electric yellow city car and its silent drivetrain, take a minute to hear what it has […]

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Jaguar has announced the new I-Pace E-Trophy racing series – the world’s first electric race series to use cars based on series production vehicles. Starting in 2018, the I-Pace E-Trophy will serve as the main support series for Formula E. It will follow the open-wheel EV race series to all 10 circuits on the calendar, […]

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BMW has officially debuted its new X7 iPerformance Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, previewing the production version of the upcoming full-size SUV. BMW says the X7 design study is exemplified by its vertical proportions, which are most apparent up front where the tall, redesigned BMW kidney grilles reside. The rear also appears very […]

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Mercedes-Benz has rolled out the latest plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class full-size sedan at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show – the S 560e. The S 560e combines Mercedes’ 3.0-liter, 367 horsepower V6 engine with a 90 kW (about 120 hp) electric motor housed within the 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission. The lithium ion battery pack […]

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The Mercedes-AMG Project One is set to debut tomorrow, but the German automaker is ramping up the excitement with a teaser showing the Formula 1-inspired hypercar’s rear end in its entirety. Mercedes has actually shared quite a bit of information on the Project One, showing the vehicle’s powertrain and suspension in renderings and in a […]

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Nissan is said to be preparing a sporty Leaf Nismo to help entice younger buyers into its mass market EV. Alfonso Albaisa, design chief for the new, 150-mile Nissan Leaf, recently told Autocar that the automaker is preparing a “racier” version of the EV. He also said developing Nismo parts for the new Leaf wouldn’t […]

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BMW has officially debuted its new X7 iPerformance Concept, which previews the production version of the upcoming full-size SUV. BMW says the design study is exemplified by its vertical proportions, which are most apparent up front where the tall, redesigned BMW kidney grilles reside. The rear also appears very upright with vertical character elements jetting […]

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf has made its official debut in Tokyo before going on sale in the United States early next year. With a 150-mile driving range and a price tag of just $29,990 ($690 lower than the 2017 Leaf’s), many consumers looking to buy an EV will find the new Leaf is just what […]

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