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5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

What would the modern Land Rover Defender look like? That's something Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on, but startup Bollinger Motors thinks it has got there already. The Bollinger B1 truck may look like the sort of rugged off-roader that could storm through war zones or conquer farmland, but it's also based on a custom electric platform for zero emissions. We caught up with the intriguing truck at the LA Auto Show 2017 to find out more.

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Toyota’s 2.2 megawatt hydrogen plant could ignite fuel-cell cars

Toyota’s 2.2 megawatt hydrogen plant could ignite fuel-cell cars

Toyota may be one of the automakers pushing hydrogen fuel cells, but it's only now that the company is getting serious about hydrogen fuel production. Plans to build the world's first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant have been revealed at the LA Auto Show 2017 today, turning bio-wasted into green fuel.

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Tesla Model 3 EPA driving range is 310 miles

Tesla Model 3 EPA driving range is 310 miles

One of the most important details of the Tesla Model 3 has now been confirmed with the EPA giving the EV an official driving range. That official range per change is listed as 310 miles making this one of the best lower cost EVs out there. The 310-mile driving range is an EPA estimate based on combined city and highway driving.

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2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

Nissan has announced a new entry-level compact crossover at the LA Auto Show. The vehicle is called the Kicks and it will hit dealerships in the US in June of 2018. Nissan calls the Kicks the "gateway" to the Nissan SUV portfolio. The car is aimed at singles or couples looking for style on a budget.

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All-New 2018 Jeep Wrangler is official and aims to be most capable SUV ever

All-New 2018 Jeep Wrangler is official and aims to be most capable SUV ever

Jeep fans the world over have been counting the days until the all-new 2018 Wrangler went official. The new JL Wrangler was unveiled yesterday and everything you ever wanted to know is now public. Jeep says that the new Wrangler is the most capable SUV ever made and is offered with the Command-Tac and Rock-Track 4x4 systems.

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If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

We're on the cusp of an electrification revolution, and if the Volkswagen I.D. trio are anything to go by, we think it's time to bring it on. Joined at the LA Auto Show 2017 today by the new I.D. CROZZ, the line-up of EVs may look different from the outside, but under their sheet metal they share a common architecture. However, Volkswagen's modular electric platform isn't the only theme.

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2018 Mazda6 makes LA debut with torquey turbo engine

2018 Mazda6 makes LA debut with torquey turbo engine

At first glance you'd be forgiven for thinking the LA Auto Show 2017 was all about new SUVs, but Mazda has bucked the trend with the refreshed 2018 Mazda6 sedan. The handsome four-door has been looking a little long in the tooth compared to rivals, not least with what's to be found under the hood. Now, there's a new turbocharged engine option.

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Care by Volvo priced for 2019 XC40 car subscriptions

Care by Volvo priced for 2019 XC40 car subscriptions

Volvo has priced up its Care by Volvo subscription scheme, offering drivers a brand new 2019 XC40 for a fixed monthly payment. The plan, announced alongside the new XC40 crossover earlier this year, folds not only use of the car itself, but insurance, maintenance and servicing, and registration into a single price. Unlike a typical lease, there's no downpayment involved.

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Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

The Lexus RX may be the automaker's best-selling vehicles, but for some the full-sized luxury SUV just isn't quite big enough. Enter, therefore, the Lexus RX L launching at the LA Auto Show 2017, an extended version of the SUV with a choice of six or seven seats courtesy of an added third row.

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2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible First Look: Chevy melts some faces

2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible First Look: Chevy melts some faces

Very orange, and very angry. That's the unavoidable first impression when faced with the 2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible, Chevrolet's 755 horsepower route to getting lots, and lots, and lots of wind in your hair. Open-top sibling to the Corvette ZR1 coupe, the drop-top refuses to succumb to the old adage that cutting the roof off also means compromising on performance.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS is a 48V hybrid luxury four-door coupe

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS is a 48V hybrid luxury four-door coupe

Mercedes arguably started the four-door coupe segment back in 2003, and now the third-generation 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS is here to bring it right up to date. Still instantly recognizable with its arching roof line, the new CLS was revealed today at the LA Auto Show 2017, and is expected to go on sale in the US next year. It features some high-tech powertrain and cabin gadgetry, too, along with an all-new engine.

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2019 Corvette ZR1 pricing announced with 755hp ZR1 Convertible

2019 Corvette ZR1 pricing announced with 755hp ZR1 Convertible

How much will 755 horsepower of all-American Corvette madness set you back? Now we know, with Chevrolet slapping a price tag on the new Corvette ZR1, and giving it a shiny new, topless sibling in the shape of the similarly-ridiculously-powerful Corvette ZR1 Convertible.

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