Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

2019 Ram 1500 to start at $33,340, now shipping to dealers

The first batch of 2019 Ram 1500 pickups are on their way to dealerships now, and the brand announced on Tuesday the new truck will start at $33,340, which includes a pricey $1,645 destination fee (which has increased by $250). Pricing shows the Quad Cab truck's base price has increased from $30,895 to $31,695 before destination. Some models will cost a few...

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2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback forges ahead with hybrid power

The 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback, or Auris in European markets, made its debut on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva motor show. The car is highlighted by chiseled new looks, and the Japanese automaker is doubling down on hybrid power for the popular compact car. The 2019 Corolla hatch will feature just one conventional internal-combustion engine: a 1.2-liter...

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VW CEO says a diesel renaissance is coming

Many executives are gone. More than $30 billion dollars have been spent in legal battles, retro-fits, and recalls. Yet on Monday we learned that Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller believes there is a coming "diesel renaissance." "Diesel will see a renaissance in the not-too-distant future because people who drove diesels will realize that it was a very...

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Ruf SCR bows in Geneva as homage to the original

Ruf, which made a name for itself producing highly tuned Porsches decades ago, no longer relies exclusively on Porsche platforms but still adheres to its time-tested mantra: add power, subtract weight. The 2018 Ruf SCR is no different, and it's a salute to the original SCR, which debuted 40 years ago this year. The company took the wraps off the new SCR on...

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Track-only McLaren Senna GTR concept unveiled with upward of 814 hp

The buck doesn't stop at McLaren's latest Ultimate Series offering, the Senna supercar. On Tuesday, the British marque revealed the Senna GTR concept, which passes the vaunted "GTR" nameplate's torch from F1 GTR and P1 GTR to the latest ultimate expression of performance. Although just a concept, the company confirmed it will produce up to 75 of the Senna...

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BMW i4 confirmed as production version of i Vision Dynamics concept

A BMW i4 sedan will be one of 12 electric cars the BMW Group will introduce by the end of 2025. The i4 was confirmed on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show by BMW Group CEO Harald Krüger, who said it will be a production version of the BMW i Vision Dynamics concept unveiled last year. “At last year's Frankfurt motor show, we...

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Volkswagen ID Vizzion electric sedan unveiled at Geneva auto show

Volkswagen used this week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show to unveil the ID Vizzion concept, a large electric sedan that is more or less a replacement for the Phateon that ended production two years ago. The ID Vizzion will go into production by 2022, Volkswagen said, and is intended to show that even in a future in which cars may be all-electric and...

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Nissan Formula E car gets Nismo-ized livery for inaugural season

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance races in both Formula One and Formula E. For the 2018 season, Renault is represented in both series, but Nissan is replacing corporate partner Renault Formula E for the 2018/2019 season. A Nissan prepares to enter the world of all-electric open-wheel racing, it introduced an official livery on Tuesday at the 2018...

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