Plug-in hybrid Cadillac CT6 confirmed

Cadillac will offer a plug-in hybrid version of its upcoming top-of-the-line model, the Cadillac CT6, originally revealed at this year’s New York Auto Show. The CT6 PHEV will use two electric motors combined with a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo gas engine. Power is rated at 335 horsepower and 432 lb.-ft. of torque, with Automotive News reporting that all-electric range will be ...

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American company seeks to provide insurance against rising gas prices

By using strategies that delivery companies and airlines have used for years, and American company is trying to protect consumers against a possible raise in gas prices. The idea is simple. By paying a fixed monthly amount, the consumer is protected if prices rise beyond a certain amount over the course of a year. If oil prices climb, the consumer is ...

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Honda Civic enthusiasts try their hand at designing the next Type-R

Honda enthusiast sites Wild-Speed.com and CivicX.com have imagined what could be the new Honda Civic Type-R. If you want our opinion, the design is such that whoever came up with this should be given a spot on the design team for the halo car of the Civic line-up. It’s important to note that what’s seen here does not represent the official ...

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2016 Chevrolet Spark EV to be sold at retail in Canada

After being offered to commercial fleets for two years, the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV will now be available to the general public. The latest generation of the Spark war revealed at this year’s New York International Auto Show. Powered by an electric motor with an 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery, the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV is reported to be able to ...

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Quick Spin: BMW i3

If there’s one thing you have to credit it BMW for, it’s their moxie when it comes to alternative fuels and powertrains. Before the Tucson FCEV was even a glitter in Hyundai’s collective eye, BMW had already found a way to build a hydrogen-powered 7 Series. They’ve been proponents of diesel power in North America long before the Cruze and ...

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2016 Tesla Model S 70D is here; AWD standard

Tesla is claiming 442 kilometers of EV range, a top speed of 225 km/h , and better stability thanks to the usage of the P85D’s all-wheel drive system for the 2016 Tesla Model S 70D, revealed today. In the performance department, expect a 5.2-second 0-100 km/h time. The new Tesla Model S 70D becomes the entry-level model for the Californian ...

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