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Tesla vs Edison: Ford revives an old rivalry

Dearborn giant Ford has outlined a new future strategy focussing on connectivity, AI technologies and all-electric cars, plus a new dedicated EV department named ‘Team Edison’. Your move, Tesla… Earlier this year Tesla became the biggest car manufacturer on the planet, if you measure these things by a manufacturer’s stock…

Evolution theory: new Mitsubishi crossover concept revealed

New Mitsubishi e-Evolution zero-emissions crossover concept puts a virtual rally co-driver in the passenger seat next to you… After 10 generations of slinging mud, dust, sand and rocks everywhere, sideways, on the way to four consecutive world rally titles, the venerable Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is no more having been honorably…

New 2018 Range Rover Sport coming to Dubai

British brand readies world debut of the updated 2018 Range Rover Sport for next month’s Dubai motor show The folks from Solihull have just revealed the first images of their updated 2018 Range Rover Sport line ready to make its global public premiere at the Dubai motor show kicking off…

Nissan reveals Nismo Leaf concept

Japanese giant Nissan is hinting at a production Nismo Leaf model with this Tokyo-bound concept as part of the company’s plan for 12 new electric vehicles by 2022 Whenever there’s a new Nismo lined up for an upcoming motor show the car realm perks up and listens, but this time…

Is it a phone? Is it a car? The new Volvo XC40…

The (Chinese-owned) Swedes have revealed their entry-level XC40 crossover with a subscription-based ownership option called Care by Volvo Volvo wants to reinvent car ownership with the new just-revealed XC40 crossover and introduce subscription services and flat rate monthly fees in an effort to “make having a car as transparent, easy…

2018 Genesis G70 revealed

New 2018 Genesis G70 joins the Korean company’s G80 and G90 to complete the sedan line-up At the company’s design centre in Nankang, South Korea, Hyundai-Kia’s luxury marque Genesis just revealed the new 2018 G70 sedan before the model starts rolling out to global markets later this month. Going up…

Memories of 1994: Audi and Porsche team up for 2018 RS4 Avant

In 1994 Porsche’s Zuffenhausen factory built Audi its first RS-labelled model, the RS2 Avant — now the 2018 Audi RS4 Avant uses a Porsche-developed 450 horsepower engine. They’re back together again, people… Audi always makes us wait… The first RS Audi was the 1994 Audi RS2 Avant built in partnership…

Now you can race an electric Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar has launched the world’s first electric single-make racing series with its I-Pace zero-emissions crossover The new I-Pace crossover will go on sale in 2018 as the first electric Jaguar ever, capable of 0-100km/h in about four seconds with a driving range of 500km from the 90kWh lithium-ion battery. Driven…

Dubai gets lower speed limits

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police are reducing the speed limit on two main arteries in Dubai from next month From October 15, the speed limit on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road will drop from the current 120km/h to 110km/h, it was announced yesterday.…

VIDEO: Watch the Bugatti Chiron hit 400km/h

Former Indy 500 and Monaco Grand Prix winner Juan Pablo Montoya sets new world record in a Bugatti Chiron Bugatti has taken claim to a new speed world record with the 1,500-horsepower Chiron taking 41,96 seconds do go from zero to 400km/h and brake down to zero again. The Molsheim…


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