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BMW and Chevrolet Double Down on Electric SUVs BMW and Chevrolet Double Down on Electric SUVs
BMW X7 iPerformance Concept BMW and Chevrolet are changing the world of transportation, but not in the way we might have thought they would. Both companies are driving us toward an electric future, and both have just taken epic steps to help solidify their choice of EVs as the cars of the very near...
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A Hyperloop-Inspired Pod May One Day Help Drivers Skip Denver Traffic A Hyperloop-Inspired Pod May One Day Help Drivers Skip Denver Traffic
- In searching for ways to reduce crippling congestion on its highways, Colorado is looking beyond roads and traditional vehicles. State officials have announced the formation of a public/private partnership with Los Angeles startup Arrivo, an engineering company intent on building a hyperloop-inspired...
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Somehow, This DIY License Plate Failed to Fool the Cops Somehow, This DIY License Plate Failed to Fool the Cops
- In the olden days of motoring, automotive registration numbers were assigned by states, but owners were left to their own devices as to how to display them on vehicles, leading to a nonstandard hodgepodge of license plates. By the 1920s, the free-for-all had become homogenized with state-issued plates,...
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD Review 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD Review
  Wagons are a hard sell in the United States because of the lingering images of those huge, boxy ones from the 60s with their rear seats facing backwards. We aren’t sure why American automakers ever thought that was a good idea. Volvo has introduced a new V90 wagon for the U.S. market with...
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Sexy Sedans and Brute Utes: Infiniti Design Chief Talks Flagships Sexy Sedans and Brute Utes: Infiniti Design Chief Talks Flagships
- Now that the towering Infiniti QX80 SUV finally looks suitable to serve as a flagship of the SUV lineup, we posed some questions to Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti’s head of design. The brand has gone without a proper flagship sedan since the Q45 departed in 2006, so we asked what plans the company might...
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Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups
- Most Americans aren’t ready to trust self-driving vehicles. If that’s going to change as automated travel nears, consumer advocates say that federal regulators responsible for protecting the motoring public must set and enforce rigorous safety standards for the fledgling technology. But there...
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Self-Driving Shuttle Returns to Service, but NTSB Wants to Examine Vegas Crash Self-Driving Shuttle Returns to Service, but NTSB Wants to Examine Vegas Crash
- The basic elements of the collision between a driverless shuttle bus and a human-driven delivery truck this week in Las Vegas are straightforward. - According to police officers, a passenger, and officials from the company which manages the bus, the eight-passenger electric shuttle detected the truck...
Self-Driving Shuttle Returns to Service, but NTSB Wants to Examine Vegas Crash »
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: When Crazed Italians Hang With Hyper-Geeks Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: When Crazed Italians Hang With Hyper-Geeks
The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is, to me, a prime example of what has been Lambo’s Achilles’ Heel for decades: Styling. Ever since the Countach, Lamborghini basically gave up on giving their cars any sense of grace or elegance and have gone for brute presence and hard edges and gaudiness with...
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Aston Martin CEO Swaps Business Suit For Racing Suit This Weekend Aston Martin CEO Swaps Business Suit For Racing Suit This Weekend
Never trust a businessman who doesn’t use his own product. Or, in this case, never trust a businessman who runs a car company who doesn’t go racing. For me, in general, I don’t trust car companies that don’t go racing. It’s just a personal quirk, and I know a lot of auto manufacturers...
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2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir Arrives for Those Who Miss the Ultras 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir Arrives for Those Who Miss the Ultras
- In the mid-2000s, the marketers at Buick touted a top trim level named Ultra, offering near-Cadillac luxury content and extra design flourishes. That notion has now been revived for 2018 as a sub-brand named Avenir, first applied (outside of a minivan sold in China) to the Enclave SUV. Now there’s...
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