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Hyundai Motor Group And Rimac Automobili Partner Up For High-Performance EV

Hyundai has just announced that they will invest EUR 80 million in Rimac to develop high-performance EV and FCEV prototypes by 2020. We’re not sure who to take more seriously anymore. Rimac was already on our must-watch list for future product and technology development and now that Hyundai and Kia have decided to work with the Croatian EV company, Hyundai’s suddenly jumped ...

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Volkswagen SportWagen and Alltrack Killed Next Year?

The Golf Sportwagen wagon isn’t in Volkswagen’s plans for next year. Quebec publication Le Guide de l’Auto is reporting that the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen won’t return after the 2019 model-year. A release obtained by the site and intended for Volkswagen dealerships apparently confirmed that the Sportwagen is out. The more rugged Alltrack version is also on the way out. That said, consumers will still ...

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An all-electric Honda Fit

Now this makes an enormous amount of sense so let’s get right into it. Honda is partnering with CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology), China’s biggest battery maker, to develop a small subcompact electric car for the global market. The details so far available state that the car would have an $18,000 USD starting price to go along with a 300-km range. ...

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Ford’s SYNC 3 and Waze app make friends

This makes us happy. Most of us at the office love to use the Waze traffic navigation app. One of us, well me, is so addicted to the app that the wife needs to remind me not to take my phone with me to find the best route to the nearest bathroom… Having said that, when properly used, Waze helps ...

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Ford to cut all cars save for two

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This is big news. Ford CEO Jim Hackett said that they will not bring or give the Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion, C-Max and Focus sedans a next generation in North America. While we agree with all but the Fiesta, know that the Mustang will remain. A new addition will be the Chinese-built Focus Active crossover. This is all part of Ford’s “fitness” initiative ...

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Top Tires for the summer of 2018

Unlike winter for many, we always look forward to summer. And while there’s still a little snow left on the ground, the time to shop for happy-weather tires is now. The following is a quick breakdown of the better tire brands and models in a few key price points for you to consider. Compact and midsize cars and crossovers make ...

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