Audi said that a new, all-electric SUV will be one of the key vehicles to help Audi grow, along with integrating more self-driving features into its vehicles. Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, discussed the carmaker’s strategy for the SUV segment at the company’s annual general meeting in Germany last week. “We intend to continue growing […]

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Following a complete teardown and analysis of a BMW i3, Detroit-based Munro & Associates says it uncovered numerous unique assembly techniques and innovative systems inspiring the firm’s head to praise its sophistication as unrivaled. “This is, without a question of a doubt, the most advanced vehicle on the planet,” said Munro, CEO of Munro & […]

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Honda’s base 2016 HR-V will start at $19,115 in the U.S. for the LX 2wd with the six speed transmission. This base price includes as standard equipment 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora radio and Bluetooth. The HR-V is available in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, and in […]

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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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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), announced earlier this week the upcoming availability of its new plug-in hybrid electric SUV for the Asian marketplace, to be named Energy. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., EDI describes itself as a global leader in advanced zero emissions, high-efficiency hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions provider. The vehicle is a full-size Chinese […]

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Nissan will be selling a fuel efficient new hybrid SUV in Japan next month, releasing the X-Trail Hybrid at dealers throughout the country. It’s a variation of the company’s already-established X-Trail, a compact crossover that was first launched in Japan 15 years ago. Last year the company revamped the model with a sleek new look […]

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During the Geneva Motor Show last month, Porsche President and CEO Matthias Müller said it is planning release of a Macan plug-in hybrid in the next year or two.  “We’re working on it. We’ll have it in one or two years,” Müller stated frankly to IndianAutosBlog.  After denial of the possibility of a Macan hybrid last October by a Porsche […]

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After recently confirming the release of three plug-in hybrids, Mitsubishi is hinting about other models that may be on the horizon. In an interview at the New York Auto Show with AutoGuide, Mitsubishi Motors North America Executive Vice President Don Swearingen talked more about what areas may offer the best growth for the carmaker. One […]

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NEW YORK – Mitsubishi left few surfaces untouched when it redesigned the Outlander for 2016. The SUV boasts more than “100 engineering and design improvements,” announced the carmaker today, revealing the 2016 Outlander at the New York Auto Show. Updates extend from a refreshed look across the front –incorporating new headlights and added chrome trim […]

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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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