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The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept: the first hybrid AMG

AMG Future Performance:

The Mercedes-AMG GT concept is aimed primarily at celebrating the 50th anniversary of the AMG brand, but the spectacular fastback sedan is also the first AMG model to be powered by a hybrid engine. Like many other performance car manufacturers, AMG knows that the brand will eventually have to turn to electric or hybrid engines. AMG performance models will sport ...

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Bentley unveils EXP 12 Speed 6e electric car in Geneva

Bentley

Bentley knows it will eventually have to develop an electric car. However, the British manufacturer intends to do so in its own way, and more importantly ensure that its EV requires the least amount of compromise from its customers, who, incidentally, are not used to compromising. Unveiled at the Geneva International Auto Show, the Bentley EXP 12 Speed ​​6e is ...

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The Lucid Air electric fun in the snow (Video)

Lucid Air

The development of the Lucid Air, the 1000-horsepower electric car unveiled last December, seems to well underway. Indeed, California-based Lucid Motors recently released two videos showing its all-new eco-friendly performance sedan out and about in various environments. After showing the Air for the first time without camouflage driving around the streets of San Francisco, Lucid Motors released a second video ...

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A drone taxi will be flying over Dubai this summer (Video)

Every city in the world has cabs, but only Dubai offers a flying autonomous drone to get you around the city. Fully autonomous and without a driver, the vehicle will be available this summer and is built by Ehang. The latter specializes in video drones, and is looking to diversify their applications. Described as a “Aerial Autonomous Vehicle”, the Ehang ...

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Chinese carmaker BYD dominates sales of electric vehicles in 2016

The manufacturer with the most sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids worldwide last year is not Tesla or Renault-Nissan, but rather Chinese manufacturer BYD. The latter tops EV and PHEV global sales for the second consecutive year. BYD sold 100,178 electrified vehicles last year. Of these, 46,905 were 100% electric models while the rest were plug-in hybrid vehicles. The ...

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Can you be a truck guy and own a Ridgeline?

2017 Honda Ridgeline

The short of the answer goes like this: I’ve travelled to Texas twice in the last three months and I spotted countless 1st and 2nd generation Ridgelines. So yes, yes you can if we are to use the Lone Star state as a barometer for all things Truck. The long depends on weight, as it the girth of items you ...

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