Honda’s electric SUV concept is a peek at a production vehicle

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Honda has offered a look at its next electric vehicle, and it’ll be decidedly roomier than the E compact car. The automaker’s newly unveiled SUV E:concept is an unusual two-door utility that “indicates the direction” of a future production EV….

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Audi’s tri-motor E-Tron S electric cars will be ready to drift

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Electric cars tend to handle well thanks to a low center of gravity and instant torque, but they aren’t usually light on their feet and can be harder to drift unless they’re appropriately tuned. Audi, however, believes it can bring back that livelin…

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Ford thinks the Mustang Mach-E’s frunk is a good tailgate cooler

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Super Bowl LIV is still fresh in many people’s memories, but that isn’t stopping Ford from trying to capitalize on next year’s game. The company is drumming up hype for the Mustang Mach-E by suggesting that would-be buyers use the electric crossover…

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Rivian says its electric vehicles will cost less than first announced

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Rivian’s first vehicles are getting a price cut of sorts months before they even roll off the line. Company founder RJ Scaringe told Reuters in a chat that the electric R1T truck and its R1S SUV counterpart would cost less than originally announced….

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Mercedes EQA teaser reveals an electric counterpart to the GLA

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Mercedes has posted a teaser for the production EQA, and it doesn’t appear share much of anything in common with the 2018 concept EV. The near-finished vehicle is now positioned as an “electric brother” of the 2021 GLA crossover, complete with a vir…

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Jaguar’s I-Pace software update boosts the range by 12 miles

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Car makers frequently make vague claims that their racing technology leads to improvements in road-going vehicles, but this is one of those precious few moments where the gains are very tangible. Jaguar is delivering an update to its I-Pace EV…

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This ‘O-29’ hum is the sound of Ford’s new hybrid SUVs

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Add Ford to the ranks of automakers adding sounds to notify pedestrians of oncoming electrified cars. The 2020 Escape Hybrid and Explorer Hybrid will both include a custom sound, O-29 (listen to it below) that plays when they’re moving at speeds up t…

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Volvo’s electric XC40 will use an Android infotainment system

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Volvo’s electric XC40 will represent an upgrade to in-cabin tech, not just the powerplant. The automaker has continued its teaser campaign for the EV by revealing that it will use an infotainment system based on Android Automotive, just like the car…

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The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)

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For better or worse, automakers are categorized. BMW makes luxury cars, and Honda makes cars that last forever. Porsche builds cars that go fast while the driver wears black driving gloves. As for Kia, it’s been placed in the “cheap, small car”…

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Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid makes a quick SUV even quicker

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The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is an outstanding SUV. It’s quick, agile and sort of tricks you into thinking you’re driving a smaller vehicle. But Porsche being Porsche the automaker wasn’t happy to leave the vehicle be. So they introduced the Cayenne Tu…

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Waymo’s Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests

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Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it’s been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain Vi…

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Jeweler who made Tesla ring for Elon Musk gets locked inside Model X

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By Sven Gustafson

Ben Yang, a jeweler to the stars better known as Ben Baller, recently made a custom diamond- and ruby-encrusted Tesla ring reportedly valued at $37,000 for Elon Musk as a token of his appreciation. More recently, he found hi…

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