Remember Bentley’s on-again off-again SUV project? It has been given the go-ahead and Bentley Motors released March 19 the first picture of the yet unnamed Bentley SUV, due to hit roads in 2016. Shown in concept form as a hybrid and rumored to eventually be powered either by diesel, hybrid-diesel, hybrid-gasoline or simply a regular […]

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Today Audi announced the addition of a small SUV in its lineup, to be known as Q1. The Q1 CUV will roll off the Ingolstadt production lines starting in 2016. “The Audi Q1 is part of our broad-based SUV strategy. It is designed on the basis of the modular transverse engine concept and will round […]

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Ford unveiled yesterday its 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility vehicle, to be powered by the choice of either a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine or the 2.0-liter EcoBoost. According to Ford, the Lincoln MKC is a unique creation from the ground up with an assortment of first-in-class features. In the company’s own words, “its all-new […]

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They made it! The three Range Rover Diesel Hybrid prototypes have completed the Silk Trail expedition, reaching Mumbai, India. The expedition, considered by Land Rover the ultimate engineering sign-off test, went through 13 countries over 53 days, leaving Solihull, UK, in direction of Mumbai, India. It is the world’s first ever hybrid expedition along the […]

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Nissan announced that the current-generation Rogue CUV will continue in the company’s American lineup for the immediate future, alongside the new generation Rogue. Renamed the Rogue Select, it is slated to go on sale in January 2014 at a base M.S.R.P. of less than $20,000 (USD) at Nissan dealers U.S.-wide. Nissan said the Rogue Select […]

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Land Rover’s new Range Rover hybrids are doing well in The Silk Trail 2013 expedition; they have reached the half-way point from its starting point at the home of Land Rover in Solihull, UK, to its destination in Mumbai, India. Land Rover said twenty days after setting-out, the three Range Rover Hybrid prototypes vehicles have […]

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The GKN Multi-Mode eTransmission found within the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV powertrain is being showcased at the Frankfurt Motor show this week. To be precise, it is being exposed as GKN revealed a cutout of this eTransmission. Mitsubishi calls its Outlander PHEV the world’s first Twin Motor 4WD Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle with ability to charge […]

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Nissan debuted today the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue CUV, the company’s second-best selling model in the U.S., best-selling model in Canada and one of a family of new Nissan global compact crossovers. The European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL, made its world debut during a press conference at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier today. As […]

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The C-X17, Jaguar’s first ever sports crossover concept vehicle, makes its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The C-X17 has been created as a design study to introduce Jaguar’s all-new advanced aluminum unibody architecture on which a complete range of future Jaguar vehicles will be built. Jaguar said this new philosophy underpins the entire […]

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Today Audi presented the diesel-powered Audi nanuk quattro concept show car at the IAA in Frankfurt. With this crossover concept, Audi wants to combine the dynamics of a high-performance sports car with the company’s quattro expertise on the road, on the race track and also off-road. Audi’s V10 TDI engine has been chosen for power […]

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