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Nikola’s NZT side-by-side off-roader has an insane 590hp

Nikola’s NZT side-by-side off-roader has an insane 590hp

Normally when you are talking about off-road only side-by-side ATVs, you are lucky to get 90hp on models from most manufacturers. A company called Nikola has a new electric side-by-side and this one packs in an insane 590hp and 722 lb-ft of torque. This isn't a small and light vehicle that seats four people.

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Waymo just cut an insurance deal for its autonomous taxi riders

Waymo just cut an insurance deal for its autonomous taxi riders

Car insurance is a headache at the best of times, but things get even more confusing when, like Waymo, you're trying to figure out liability for a self-driving vehicle. The Alphabet-owned company has filled in at least one of the blanks ahead of starting its own commercial ride-hailing service, with news that it has found an insurance firm that will cover members of the public when they're using the autonomous cars.

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UPS just placed a huge Tesla Semi reservation

UPS just placed a huge Tesla Semi reservation

The Tesla Semi just got another high-profile customer, with UPS announcing it too plans to add the all-electric truck to its fleet. The delivery behemoth confirmed today that it has placed a reservation for 125 of the Tesla trucks, having worked with the EV company to make sure the haulage vehicle is up to its demands.

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Audi bakes Amazon Music into its latest car dashboards

Audi bakes Amazon Music into its latest car dashboards

Audi and Amazon have teamed up to offer native Amazon Music streaming support in the automaker's recent cars, all accessed through the vehicle's infotainment system. The integration sees select cars from Audi's 2017 and 2018 model years gain Amazon Music and Amazon Prime Music streaming support, beyond just playing it back over a Bluetooth connection from your smartphone.

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Meet the all-new 2019 G-Class: A Mercedes icon reinvented

Meet the all-new 2019 G-Class: A Mercedes icon reinvented

Having an icon in your line-up can be a blessing and a curse, something Mercedes-Benz knows all about when it comes to refreshing fan-loved stalwarts like the G-Wagon. Newly redesigned, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is only ready to show off its updated interior right now, but I'm happy to report that the automaker walked that fine line between adding new features to bring the G-Class into the modern era, while still preserving those all-important elements enthusiasts demand.

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Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 is six-wheel F-150 Raptor madness

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 is six-wheel F-150 Raptor madness

It's hard to imagine a time when Ford's pleasingly over-the-top F-150 Raptor isn't enough, but for those rare occasions tuner Hennessey's six-wheeled upgrade is going into production. The Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 takes a "regular" F-150 Raptor SuperCrew and then sets about turning it into something fit for escaping tyrannosaurs in. That means an engine upgrade along with an extra set of wheels.

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2019 Jeep Cherokee finally corrects the headlamp horror

2019 Jeep Cherokee finally corrects the headlamp horror

Sometimes controversial design grows on you, and sometimes those responsible for it simply retire it quietly, sensibly recognizing that it was never going to catch on. So it goes with the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, which will make its official debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 in mid-January. Gone are the unusual split front lights, replaced by an altogether more traditional look.

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2019 Honda Insight hybrid gets a slick Detroit preview

2019 Honda Insight hybrid gets a slick Detroit preview

Honda is teasing its all-new 2019 Honda Insight, a shiny hybrid that resurrects the old nameplate with a more premium twist. Set to be officially launched at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 in mid-January, the new Insight will sit above the current Honda Civic in the automaker's line-up.

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2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spied filming commercial

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spied filming commercial

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster was spied recently uncovered and rolling around the streets during a video shoot. The images are very blurry, which seems to be normal when a car is seen filming a commercial. We recently saw some similarly blurry images of the Bullitt Mustang. The Veloster in the images has the round rear, center exhaust tips signifying the turbo model.

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NIO ES8 electric SUV launches in China along with a battery rental plan

NIO ES8 electric SUV launches in China along with a battery rental plan

Chinese buyers looking to get away from cars that pollute have a new green option available called the NIO ES8. The SUV has officially launched in China and has a base price of RMB 448,000 (about $68,000) and has an available battery rental plan. The SUV is a 7-seater high-performance SUV that is eligible for subsidies. NIO is also offering a Founder's Edition version of the EV for RMB 548,000.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz S Class represents the commitment to build the best car in the world, so you can't accuse the German automaker of having low ambitions. Then again, with more than four million sales of the "Sonderklasse" - or "Special Class" - and its variants under its belt since 1972, it seems there's a market out there for obsessive attention to detail and a price tag to match. That makes the 2018 S Class line-up not only important to Mercedes-Benz, but to the industry as a whole.

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Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

America may be in the midst of a crossover love affair, but Mercedes-Benz is set to offer something very different in 2018, in the shape of a new small luxury sedan. The automaker plans to launch the A Class sedan in the US next year, having long resisted calls to bring one of its smallest models to the country. That change of heart comes as the A Class itself undergoes one of its most significant changes.

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