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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan First Drive

On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan The Volkswagen PR team euphemistically says it has been “fairly underrepresented” in the SUV market. That’s perhaps an understatement: thanks to the crossover boom and falling sedan sales, VW’s US deliveries are down some 25 percent from 2012 to 2016, the decline beginning even before the diesel scandal. But a pair of new VW SUVs ...

Here’s Our Best Look Yet At The 2018 Audi A8

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
2018 Audi A8 Coming up on the reveal of the new 2018 Audi A8 in Barcelona in July, Audi has dropped a video showing how the new flagship sedan can park itself in an enclosed garage. Though details on the car are currently scarce, the new video does give us a decent look at both its exterior and ...

2018 Lexus LC 500 First Drive Review

On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
2018 Lexus LC 500 The Lexus LC coupe design is bold and aggressive, replicating almost exactly the style of the Lexus LF-LC concept — a stunning coupe that won the EyesOn Design award for best concept when it debuted in 2012 at the Detroit Auto Show. Four years later when the production Lexus LC coupe debuted at the 2016 ...

2019 Volkswagen Arteon

On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
2019 Volkswagen Arteon For a few years after its 2008 launch, the Volkswagen Passat CC enjoyed a respectable level of sales success in the U.S. that peaked at 29,502 in 2011, when it accounted for 9 percent of the brand’s volume. Despite a facelift and a name change to just CC, its momentum receded rapidly; in 2016, the ...

Hyundai Built An Awesome Santa Fe To Cross The Antarctic

On Monday, April 24th, 2017
Hyundai Built Santa Remember those amazing Arctic Trucks Toyota Hiluxes Top Gear used to go to the North Pole? Well Hyundai created a Santa Fe in a similar way for a trip across Antarctica. To do so required some significant alterations, all of which turned the Santa Fe Sport into a wicked off-roader. For added ground clearance, Hyundai ...

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Gets Torque Reserve System

On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon The latest 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon teaser deals with the car’s “staged” exhaust note. The automaker says folks in the know “will hear extreme performance.” Dodge says the Demon’s unique exhaust sound is the product of an advanced torque reserve launch system—the first ever designed for drag racing in a production car. This system ...

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport First Drive

On Monday, July 25th, 2016
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sometimes a place lives up to its stereotype. Atlanta Motorsports Park, which is about 90 minutes north of the city, was sweltering this week. The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport’s temperature display claimed it was nearly 100 degrees outside, and the humidity was almost comical. In the distance, thick thunderclouds were stacking themselves up, threatening to ...

Fuel Cell Technology Gets $35m Boost From US Energy Department

On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Toyota-Mirai-Showroom The US Energy Department has announced up to $35m in funding for advancing hydrogen technologies for fuel cell electric vehicles. The funding pot is designed to accelerate innovation in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies by supporting research and development, early market deployments, and domestic manufacturing as part of the US government’s strategy to lower transport ...

New Stage in The Co-operation Programme Between PSA Peugeot Citroën And Toyota

On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
2016-Toyota-Proace PSA Peugeot Citroën and Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reveal today the new Citroën SPACETOURER, Peugeot TRAVELLER, and Toyota PROACE. These will be available in MPV versions for private use and in shuttle versions for business uses. Both companies therefore confirm the continuation of the co-operation agreement they signed in 2012. The three vehicles are to ...

2017 Mazda CX-9 Prototype First Drive

On Monday, November 30th, 2015
2017 Mazda CX-9 Prototype If you read our coverage from last week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, you’ll note that we were extremely fond of the new Mazda CX-9. We like the look of the thing, inside and out, and it promises to be the best-driving entry in the three-rowcrossover class. We agree wholeheartedly with that claim. You see, we ...