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Subaru unveils two new electric STI concept cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

Subaru unveils two new electric STI concept cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

Japanese automaker Subaru is harking back to its rallying pedigree by introducing two new STI (Subaru Tecnica International) electric concept cars at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. But instead of affixing its sights at worldwide rally stages, Subaru is dead set in achieving a Nürburgring lap record.

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Cadillac InnerSpace concept teases the road to electric sports cars

Cadillac InnerSpace concept teases the road to electric sports cars

Cadillac may not have an electric pickup to show at CES 2022 - but hey, let's not count anything out - but it does have a strange concept car of its own. The Cadillac InnerSpace joins the automaker's Halo Concept Portfolio as another vision of what future electrification and self-driving tech might bring, though it's how it implements GM Ultium that could be most intriguing.

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BMW’s color-changing car is no gimmick

BMW’s color-changing car is no gimmick

Color-changing cars may sound like James Bond stealth tech, but BMW has brought the real thing along to CES 2022. The BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink looks, at first glance, like the automaker's iX all-electric SUV, but it's covered with a skin of e-paper that at the flick of a switch can change dark to light.

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Chrysler Airflow Concept previews a key 2025 EV

Chrysler Airflow Concept previews a key 2025 EV

Chrysler is getting ready to join the EV party, and while the automaker's first all-electric production car won't arrive until 2025, it's using CES 2022 to give us a taste of what that might look like. The Chrysler Airflow Concept won't necessarily be the Stellantis company's first EV, but the 350-400 mile, dual-motor platform drops some strong hints of what we can expect.

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX is a 620+ mile EV that takes an exciting road to range

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX is a 620+ mile EV that takes an exciting road to range

Mercedes-Benz promised new EVs with much longer range, and now the VISION EQXX - capable of driving more than 620 miles on a charge - is sketching out just how the automaker could achieve that at CES 2022. Currently a concept, though one which Mercedes plans to mine heavily for production technologies, the shapely sedan breaks the 1,000 kilometer barrier without resorting to the easiest fix for range-anxiety.

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Thundertruck looks like a Cybertruck for Beyond Thunderdome

Thundertruck looks like a Cybertruck for Beyond Thunderdome

With electric vehicle mandates in place in countries worldwide, new automotive manufacturers are seemingly popping up left and right in an attempt to bring new electric vehicles to market. While most electric vehicles out there look like traditional cars and trucks, some are entirely deviating from typical vehicle design trends and going for something completely different. Tesla started the wild design trend for electric pickups with its Cybertruck, and now a new EV called the Thundertruck has been revealed by a team from the creative agency Wolfgang. This new Thundertruck appears similar to the Cybertruck in some respects, but looks more like it's been customized for a post-apocalyptic waste.

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Dell’s ultra-portable Concept Pari webcam can stick almost anywhere

Dell’s ultra-portable Concept Pari webcam can stick almost anywhere

Dell recently introduced several device concepts featuring unique functionality or forward-thinking innovations, including its highly repairable Luna laptop. Joining that is Concept Pari, an ultra-portable webcam designed specifically to meet the needs of professionals working remotely or participating in virtual meetings. What makes the concept so unique? Not only can it stick just about anywhere, but users can also carry it around in their hands.

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Mercedes reveals Virgil Abloh’s stunning Project MAYBACH coupe concept

Mercedes reveals Virgil Abloh’s stunning Project MAYBACH coupe concept

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the four-wheeled results of its collaboration with Virgil Abloh, the iconic fashion designer who died in late November. Project MAYBACH, unveiled according to the wishes of Abloh's family, is a ground-up reinvention of the flagship luxury brand, combining electrification with a coupe body and off-road intent.

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BMW Concept XM is an unapologetic tease of BMW M’s most powerful car

BMW Concept XM is an unapologetic tease of BMW M’s most powerful car

Look, you're either going to love it or hate it: either way, there's no ignoring the BMW Concept XM. A vision of what a high-performance electrified SUV might look like, and a preview of what BMW M says will be its most powerful model ever in series production, it's an unapologetic bold hint as to what we can expect from the BMW XM.

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These 4 Nissan EV concepts preview big investments and bigger risks

These 4 Nissan EV concepts preview big investments and bigger risks

Nissan has revealed not one but three new concept cars, though it's the ambitions behind the trio of electric vehicles that promise to be more disruptive. Though the Japanese automaker may be known for its Leaf EV, it's now aiming to expand that electrified portfolio considerably with 15 new all-electric models by 2030.

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Renault Air4 flying car is a very different restomod

Renault Air4 flying car is a very different restomod

The French automaker Renault and Miami-based design studio TheArsenale have collaborated to create the Air4, an actual flying car based on the legendary Renault 4L hatchback sold from 1961 to 1992. The Air4 is more than just a design study as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of Renault’s people’s car. Furthermore, Air4 is TheArsenale’s first car from the studio’s Road to Air division that envisions the future of private transport.

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Kia’s concept EV restraint overshadowed Hyundai’s excess in LA

Kia’s concept EV restraint overshadowed Hyundai’s excess in LA

You wait for one three-row all-electric SUV, and along come two at the same time. Well, two concepts at least, with both Kia and Hyundai bringing their vision of electrified seven-seaters to the LA Auto Show 2021 this week. For the two South Korean automakers it's a chance to show off just how their shared E-GMP architecture can be applied, but it also proved to be an unexpected competition pitting glitz against relative restraint.

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