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Range Rover Convertible At Her Majesty's Birthday Service [w/Video]


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Credited for being the only modern Range Rover to go topless, the Evoque isn’t part of Her Majesty's fleet

VW T-Prime Concept GTE Previews New Full-Size SUV


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Volkswagen is going full speed ahead with plans to grow its SUV and crossover portfolio presenting a new concept in China named the T-Prime GTE, which will inspire a full-size model sitting atop the Touareg.

Mercedes Close To Greenlighting New Mid-Engined Supercar


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Mercedes is considering the addition of a second stand-alone AMG model to sit above the GT coupe in their range.

New Toyota Prius Tech Adds Towing Capacity


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With a maximum towing capacity of 725 kg (1,598 lbs), the new-gen Prius has been engineered to tow a trailer or light caravan, for the first time in its 19-year history.

First Drive: The Audi A3 e-tron And The Double-Edged Sword Of Normalcy


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There must be something wrong with being different, otherwise the Audi A3 e-tron would have “electric” written all over it.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Is More Powerful, Has More Tech


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Honda has announced a series of upgrades for the 2017 Accord Hybrid, which will go on sale across the US this spring.

Wald’s 2016 Toyota Prius Is A Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing


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Development of Wald International’s ‘Sports Line’ tuning package for the fourth-gen Toyota Prius that we first heard back in February this year continues with the Japanese tuner releasing a new render and photos from the building stage.

Buick LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Posts 50 MPG Figure


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The Buick LaCrosse family has welcomed a new member that, like the Avista Concept before it, was revealed in China.

New Toyota Prius Awarded 5 Stars From Euro NCAP


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The fourth generation of Toyota's pioneering "green" family car has been awarded with a 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP, following a Top Safety Pick Plus received from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Siemens And Valeo Launch New Venture To Produce Electric Motors


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The two companies are teaming up to start manufacturing high-voltage electric motors for both purely electric and hybrids cars.

Volvo's XC90 T8 Takes Advantage Of Other Cars In New Highway Robbery Spot


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In Volvo's new 'Highway Robbery' campaign, the XC90 T8 hybrid SUV is out to prove that as the company's most powerful ever model, it's not afraid to get its charge on wherever and however it can.

Lexus Chief Engineer Shares Thoughts On LC 500h


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The reception for the Lexus LC 500h and its new hybrid propulsion system has been fairly positive since the car made its debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.

Lexus Has Sold Over 1 Million Hybrid Vehicles In 11 Years


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Ever since the RX 400h went on sale in April 2005, Toyota's luxury brand has managed to deliver more than 1 million hybrid cars worldwide.

It Seems Ford Blocked Tesla’s Use Of 'Model E' Name To Create Its Own Line Of EVs And PHEVs


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Ford gained the rights to use the name "Model E" a couple of years ago, after it successfully fought efforts by Tesla Motors to secure the moniker on what we now know as the Model 3.

Ford's Autonomous Fusion Uses Lidar Sensor To See In The Dark [w/Video]


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As part of LiDAR sensor development, Ford tests Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicles at night in an attempt to demonstrate the vehicle’s capabilities to perform beyond the limits of human drivers.

Lexus LFA Successor Could Go Hybrid, Show Its Face In 2019


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There have been numerous occasions during which a second generation of the LFA was brought into discussion and it seems such a model is already in the pipeline.

China's Techrules Looking For European Production Site


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After a successful debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show last month, the Chinese automotive R&D company is currently investigating locations for its European production base.

2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid Confirmed By EPA


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China got first dibs to the Murano Hybrid last year, as it was deemed a key market for Nissan's global business, and now it has been revealed that it'll make it Stateside, too.

Spied: BMW Plugs A Hybrid Powertrain Into The X1 SUV


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BMW is briskly spreading its plug-in hybrid technology to its entire range of family cars, with the new generation of the X1 SUV that went on sale last fall being next in line.

Next-Gen Renault Clio Could Get Hybrid Tech From New Scenic


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While the Clio III had a lifespan of 9 years, the current model has been around for just 4 and it served as a basis for the company's new design language that can be seen on the brand's newer vehicles.