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2017 Porsche Panamera Gets Huge Spoiler, Simpler Cabin

On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
2017 Porsche Panamera Porsche hasn’t completely redesigned the Panamera since it first debuted for the 2010 model year. It’s time for big changes, and that’s exactly what the Panamera receives. These exclusive new photos give us our best look yet at the 2017 Porsche Panamera. Like we’ve seen before, the Panamera’s backside loses its bulbous shape in favor ...

Nissan LEAF is One Of The Top Three 2016 Passenger Cars in Norway

On Monday, June 27th, 2016
Nissan LEAF New figures show that so far in 2016, the Nissan LEAF is the third best-selling passenger car overall in Norway. There are already close to 25,000 Nissan LEAFs on Norwegian roads and sales in the country are growing rapidly, with 2,450 units sold so far in 2016 – an increase of 58.7 percent compared with the ...

2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo Test Drive

On Sunday, June 26th, 2016
2017 Kia Sportage SX The Kia Sportage SX Turbo is heavier on the “sport” than the “portage,” but overall it’s an impressive entry in the compact crossover class. If you want to haul, metaphorically speaking, this top-of-the-line model is a great way to do it in a CUV, as its 240 hp engine is one of the most powerful ...

Tesla Model X To Make UK Debut At Goodwood’s Festival Of Speed

On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
Tesla Model X Tesla has chosen this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and Moving Motor Show weekend to introduce its Model X electric SUV to the UK market. Model X is the uncompromising SUV that combines safety, size and speed. With enough room to fit seven adults and accelerate from 0-60mph in an impressive 3.2 seconds, Model X ...

Volkswagen Plans To Launch 30 Electric Cars in 10 Years

On Monday, June 20th, 2016
Volkswagen With an $18.2 billion emissions scandal weighing heavy on its bank balance, Volkswagen is hoping electric cars will offer a brighter future. At a recent press conference, company CEO Matthias Müller unveiled “Together – Strategy 2025,” a new initiative designed to put 30 newelectric vehicles on the road within 10 years. The idea, Müller says, ...

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
2017 Chevrolet Corvette The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is probably not what you think it is.It’s certainly not a ferocious factory racing machine, as the first blistered and vented Grand Sport was in 1963. And it’s not the wrapper in which a new version of the Chevy small-block V-8 is presented. As a full member of the ...

Transformers 5’s Barricade Revealed As Ford Mustang Cop Car

On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Barricade Director Michael Bay has revealed a new vehicle mode for one of the giant robots in the fifth Transformers movie currently under filming, Transformers: The Last Knight. The vehicle mode is for the Decepticon Barricade who in previous movies was represented by a fifth-generation Ford Motor Company Mustang police car based on a Saleen ‘Stang. For ...

Motorcycle Safety Tips For New Riders

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Harley Davidson Just getting started on your new motorcycle? If so, there are a few things you need to think about before getting out and about on the roads. The fact is that there are serious injury figures for motorcyclists, no matter how well you think you can ride. And, the vast majority of accidents are due ...

Volvo R&D Chief On Tesla’s Autopilot: “I’m Convinced It’s Trying To Kill Me”

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Volvo R&D Chief on Tesla's Autopilot Volvo has never shied from being first in safety. Company engineer Nils Bohlin introduced the three-point safety belt in 1959, an innovation estimated to have saved more than one million lives. The year 1972 brought the first rear-facing child seat. Side airbags and rollover protection, plus autonomous braking for cars, pedestrians, and now large animals—all ...

Mercedes-Benz Announces Long-Range EV And Fuel-Cell Plug-in Hybrid SUV For Production

On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Mercedes-GLC-F-CELL Mercedes-Benz will spend 7 billion euro ($7.9 billion) to expand its range of hybrid, plug-in and all-electric vehicles, Chief Development Officer Thomas Weber said last week in Stuttgart at an event for journalists. Mercedes is currently developing a brand-new all-electric platform, which is set for a Paris Motor Show debut this autumn. The first model ...