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NEW CAR: Arnold Schwarzenegger electrifies his Hummer

If there was ever a vehicle that felt the wrath of environmentalists, it was the Hummer. Although it wasn’t the most polluting vehicle of its era, it nevertheless became a symbol of everything that was ecologically wrong with the automotive industry. Times have changed. Hummer no longer exists as a brand, but there are still models out on the road. ...

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FRANKFURT: New Audi A8 driving alone in traffic

Audi A8

Imagine that you are caught in one of the many traffic jams that we find daily on the island of Montreal and that instead of raging against the ubiquitous construction, you can catch up on the latest sports news on your vehicle’s central display. That’s kind of the idea with the new 2019 Audi A8. Audi’s flagship sedan, the new ...

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FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz unveils the EQA EV

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA

Mercedes-Benz wants to electrify its entire range of vehicles by 2022, starting with smart which will only offer electric vehicles by 2020. Then, a combination of electric and hybrid models will be added, and the German manufacturer expects that by 2025, sales of electrified models will be equivalent to those of traditionally-powered vehicles. This electrification strategy will invariably lead to ...

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