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New Audi A8 will protect against side impact

The redesigned Audi A8 sedan gives new meaning to the term "active suspension."


BMW's 2019 3 series: What people are saying

One of the major debuts at the 2018 Paris auto show was the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 series. The seventh-generation luxury compact sport sedan is longer, wider and taller than the current model. Inside, there are tech features such as smartphone entry and an in-car assistant that learns drivers' routines. The 330i will use an updated version of the company's 2-liter turbocharged four, which makes 255 hp, a 7-hp increase, and 295 pound-feet of torque.

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Keep your secret plans to yourself

Rolls-Royce debuted its new Privacy Suite at the Chengdu auto show in China recently. It's a partition meant to soundproof its passenger area from the driver's compartment.

BMW's 2019 3 series: What people are saying

One of the major debuts at the 2018 Paris auto show was the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 series. The seventh-generation luxury compact sport sedan is longer, wider and taller than the current model. Inside, there are tech features such as smartphone entry and an in-car assistant that learns drivers' routines. The 330i will use an updated version of the company's 2-liter turbocharged four, which makes 255 hp, a 7-hp increase, and 295 pound-feet of torque.

UPDATED: 10/8/18 7:20 am ET - updates employee count
Big names put Vietnamese startup on the fast track

Longtime GM executive Jim DeLuca is bringing a keen sense of American-Vietnamese history to VinFast, the well-funded and ambitious Vietamese automaker that made its global debut at the Paris auto show last week.

Les coups et les misÚrables

The Gallic rooster rounded up enough debuts to manage a strut of sorts, with a little help from the Germans. Our Nick Gibbs inspected the newcomers to separate the exquisite from the execrable.

Record turnout at Rennsport

Porsche's Rennsport Reunion was an opportunity to rub shoulders with Porsche racing legends, marvel at their winning machines and celebrate the company's 70th birthday.

A champion nearly forgotten

The early roles played by Ferdinand, his son Ferry, and his son-in-law Anton PiŰch are well documented. Unfortunately, there's rarely mention of Adolf Rosenberger who was both present at the creation and a major architect of Porsche's engineering direction.

70 years of Porsche

Here's a look back at some important Porsche dates, events and products since 1948.

Nearly 100 electrified models slated to arrive through 2022

Tesla, the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Bolt make up a tiny fraction of U.S. light-vehicle sales, but plenty of competition is on the horizon, with more than 60 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models slated to reach dealerships by the end of 2020.


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