Daily Archives: March 7, 2018

Renault envisions a self-driving ride-share future with EZ-GO concept

French automaker Renault unveiled Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show an electric self-driving car concept that the automaker says could be part of a fleet of ride-share vehicles ready to be summoned by users as early as 2022. It's a strategy similar to the one Daimler is pursuing with its Car2Go car-share, except that the French brand's...

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McLaren Senna GTR not bound for motorsport

Despite its track-focused intentions, the McLaren Senna GTR concept does not preview a McLaren entry into the World Endurance Championship, the company confirmed. McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt dashed such hopes speaking to Autocar in a report published on Wednesday. He told the publication McLaren is "not going to race" the Senna, which means we won't see the...

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2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica is all dressed up and blue

The 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica pushes the luxury sport hatchback a bit further upscale. Ahead the Stinger's sophomore year, Kia unveiled Tuesday in Colorado a limited edition package that dons the five-door hatchback with a special blue exterior paint shade and a coffee-colored interior. Just 500 examples of the 2019 Stinger Atlantica will be built, each...

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Ferrari hybrid coming in 2019, possibly in SUV form

Waves of change are set to crash over Ferrari in the next couple of years. The Italian marque's chairman and CEO, Sergio Marchionne, confirmed Ferrari's first V-8 hybrid will arrive next year, and the timing suggests it could debut in the brand's first SUV. Both the hybrid and SUV stray away from Ferrari's typical sports car and supercar purist products...

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Toyota Supra road car rumored for 2019 Detroit auto show debut

Fresh off the high of the Toyota Supra race car concept's debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show, the automaker itself is stoking rumors for the production car's debut. Specifically, the sports car appears to be set for an early 2019 reveal. The automaker's official United Kingdom Twitter account confirmed the 2019 Supra road car will show face in the first...

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2018 BMW X2 first drive review: at least it’s a BMW

I'm barreling down the longest straight at The Thermal Club's South Palm Circuit at over 100 mph, and I'm thinking this isn't right. The 2018 BMW X2 isn't made for a racetrack—it's especially not exciting after driving several laps in the new M5—but I think BMW is trying to make a point here. The X2 is based...

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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 …

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace revealed: Jag’s electric crossover power play

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover SUV broke cover Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, catapulting the small luxury automaker into the EV era with its first a long-range, battery-electric vehicle. The production version follows a long lap of the I-Pace concept, which we first spotted in 2016 at the Los Angeles auto show. According to...

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Audi e-tron prototype makes Geneva auto show appearance

Audi joins the electric race later this year with the arrival of the e-tron, a mid-size SUV with space for five and all the luxury you'd typically find in an Audi. The brand with the four rings chose to roll out a prototype on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, giving audiences their first close-up look at the new SUV. Audi wasn't willing...

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