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When Volkswagen revealed its Golf GTE Sport Plug-In concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, it presented a much different car than the similarly named concept that debuted last year. The gasoline engine is bigger, two larger electric motors replace the single motor and horsepower has jumped from a combined output of 201 […]

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BMW hasn’t commented on a mysterious car shown in Chinese patent office renderings, but after speculation has already swirled, sources are now saying the sleek coupe is a plug-in hybrid design thesis with tech expected to find its way into future i-Series cars. Previous conjecture had it that the car might be a fuel cell […]

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Hyundai announced last week that it was launching a new luxury brand, and new reports say the company also plans to spin off another brand, this one dedicated to hybrid and electric powertrains. Hyundai expects to launch the brand in January, reported The Korea Herald. “Known by its tentative project name, ‘AE,’ the first model […]

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Audi officials have verified that the carmaker is ready to begin building a production hydrogen fuel car and is waiting only for key signs to indicate the time is right. “Audi is poised to go into volume production with fuel cells as soon as the market and public infrastructure justify this move,” the company said […]

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An inside source has revealed that Infiniti is developing a plug-in hybrid, which will possibly be based on its Q80 Inspiration Concept. Unveiled in 2014 at the Paris Auto Show, the Q80 Inspiration Concept is a full-sized four door that rejects the conventional sedan profile in exchange for a fastback rear end. Hinges on the […]

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A clearer picture of Faraday Future is beginning to form. The prospective electric carmaker, which prefers to be called FF, is beginning to fill in the question marks surrounding its leadership and plans. FF announced over the summer that it was building a battery electric car, but its sparse website and rare interviews revealed very […]

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A series of sketches has been leaked from the patent office in China, illustrating what may be the next BMW fuel cell vehicle. The drawings show a BMW concept car in 360 degrees, complete with a sketch of the roof. As a sleek, two-door coupe, the vehicle shares much of the same stylings of the […]

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The Nissan Gripz Hybrid concept may illustrate the next stage for the carmaker’s sporty crossover lineup. This high-stanced concept looks a little like the big brother to the Juke – a model Nissan refers to as a “sport cross.” When Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn showed the Gripz Hybrid at the Tokyo Motor Show […]

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Hydrogen is an efficient energy source that can be used for both homes and cars, according to Toyota. “Clean generation of hydrogen from a wide range of primary energy sources will make local, self-sufficient power generation a global reality,” said the carmaker this week. “Fuel cell vehicles will take on a new role as power […]

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Speaking this week at Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance conference, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer detailed why he believes electrification is the best solution for the auto industry. Palmer said the entire industry will inevitably shift over to electricity, reported Bloomberg, if for no other reason than it is the most convincing way to deliver as […]

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