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BMW has announced a new quad-turbocharged, diesel six-cylinder engine. The new oil burner was introduced at the 2016 Vienna Engine Symposium with the German automaker confirming that it will be its top-of-the-line diesel offering. The new engine will be used in the 750d xDrive with other models to follow, generating 394 horsepower and 561 pound-feet […]

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With safety being the biggest concern for the viability of self-driving cars, taxis could be the ideal testing ground over the next five years. Jeff Owens, chief technology officer and executive VP at Delphi Automotive, says that the largest barrier for self-driving cars will be legal issues. City governments can quickly adopt the legal framework […]

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More Tesla owners would buy another Tesla now than in 2013, and nearly a quarter would consider owning a gas-powered car again. This is according to a survey by Prenzler Digital Media of 296 Tesla owners, with 93 percent driving a Model S and 7 percent driving a Model X. Of those surveyed, 92 percent […]

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The Toyota Mirai may join the Prius in rolling out its own smaller version. Toyota plans on introducing a smaller, less-expensive model in the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle lineup in time for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, according to a Japanese media outlet. The smaller Mirai will make it to streets in 2019 at […]

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An article in Bloomberg is putting forth the argument that the rapid advancement of the EV market could lead the drive to a cleaner energy grid. The piece, written by Eric Roston, suggests that the impending arrival of the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt, as well as the upcoming planned EVs from Ford, Hyundai, […]

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The BMW i8 will be following planned changes to the i3 in the next year, with more horsepower and longer battery range. While details are yet to be officially released, BMW sources reportedly say the new i8 will be getting a more powerful electric motor than its current 129 horsepower unit. Combined with the 1.5 […]

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How quick would a Tesla Model 3 with Ludicrous mode be, and what would it cost? That remains to be seen, but at least confirmed is a Ludicrous-spec Model 3 is in the offing, tweeted Tesla chief Elon Musk. It has already been known the base-level 215-plus-mile EV projected for late 2017 and starting at […]

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BMW has added a new version of the i3 electric car to its lineup for the 2017 model year. The 2017 BMW i3 will be offered in a new version that has 50 percent better battery capacity, meaning range has been increased to about 114 miles combined on a full charge, 33 miles more than […]

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For the first time in the Toyota Prius’ 19-year history are optional towing capability and all-wheel drive, but neither of these are offered in the U.S. While the fully revised mid-sized hybrid is essentially the same in all global markets, Toyota has tailored it to meet specific government regulations as needed in different countries, and […]

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Recently a few takeaway points were offered by Chevrolet about the Chevy Bolt, Volt, along with a comment or two about the massive market reception Tesla’s Model 3 has created. In an interview in the LA Times, questions answered by Shad Balch, manager of new product focused on the new-generation 2016/2017 Volt, the pending 200-plus-mile, […]

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