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AUTO NEWS: The Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is only a matter of time

Porsche 911

In an interview with Automotive News, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said the development of a Plug-in Hybrid Porsche 911 was about to begin shortly with only a few details left to finalize. The idea of ​​an electrified 911 has been circulating for years now, but it was mostly rumors although Porsche has always said it understood the importance and need ...

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CAR NEWS: Renault and Samsung team up to create an electric car

samsung car

For those who did not know, Renault and Samsung joined forces some time ago to create cars for the South Korean market. Recently, the two companies which are reunited under the name Renault Samsung Motors unveiled a new version of the SM3 Z.E. model, a 100 percent electric sedan now able to travel more than 200 kilometers. The car’s battery ...

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TECHNO: the 2019 Infiniti QX50 will get the new VC-T variable compression engine

Unveiled last year, Infiniti’s Variable Compression CV-T engine will be officially introduced to the market under the hood of the upcoming 2019 Infiniti QX50. Unique in its ability to vary its compression ratio, the VC-T engine (or VC-Turbo) from the Japanese manufacturer promises vast improvements in fuel consumption that do not come at the expense of performance. More specifically, the ...

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CAR NEWS: Tesla nearing bankruptcy according to Bob Lutz

Less than 24 hours after Tesla once again grabbed the world’s attention with the unveiling of the awesome Roadster and its semi-trailer electric truck, GM’s former vice president Bob Lutz threw some shade on the groundbreaking automaker. “The company, folks, is going out of business. At this rate they’ll never get to 2019”, Lutz said in an interview with CNBC. ...

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Here’s what you need to know about Turo

how Turo works

It’s been called the Airbnb of the automotive world, and in a way that’s exactly what Turo is. Just like Airbnb lets users rent out their homes to tourists in need at a rate that is usually more affordable than booking a hotel room or cottage, Turo let’s its users rent out their vehicles to others just like a rental ...

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