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BMW eyes global luxury crown again with 8-series concept



BMW unveiled a concept of its revived 8 series that will become a new flagship coupe and try to help it supplant German rival Mercedes-Benz for leadership in luxury vehicle sales worldwide.

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How Lotus can thrive under China's Geely

There's a vast difference between Geely's six-seat London taxicabs and a Lotus' two- ...

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Volvo preps dressed-down interior for XC40

Spy photos of the small crossover show a simpler cabin without the wood trim that's ...

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Subaru may electrify its existing nameplates

Subaru is considering installing electric powertrains in current nameplates rather ...

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New gearbox, grille for Yukon Denali

The GMC Yukon Denali is getting a 10-speed Hydra-Matic transmission developed in conjunction with Ford and a new, multidimensional grille for the 2018 model year.


2018 Honda Odyssey

The 2018 Odyssey is intended for people into the family stage of their adult lives, including the early wave of millennials.

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Lotus can thrive under Geely

Geely's decision to take a majority stake in Lotus is great news for the unprofitable UK sports-car maker because the Chinese company has had great success in reviving Volvo's fortunes. Lotus badly needs to expand its aging lineup and possibly add a promised SUV to lift sales.


Subaru may electrify lineup in r&d push

Subaru is considering electric versions of its existing models under the automaker's first foray into the technology, as it joins peers around the world in pouring cash into battery-powered vehicles amid tightening emissions rules.


American cars: Fast and furious these days

The horses in the auto industry are running free. If a 1976 driver were to somehow get behind the wheel of a 2017 car, whiplash would likely result. Horsepower in the U.S. has almost doubled in recent decades, with the median model climbing from 145 hp to 283 stallions.

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