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Polestar’s CEO thinks he can avoid the Tesla trap

Polestar’s CEO thinks he can avoid the Tesla trap

The Swedes have never been attention-seekers, but there's no denying that, of all the cars at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 this week, the achingly handsome Polestar 1 hybrid coupe stands out. Partly that's down to its new, matte gray paint job, a finish which proved unexpectedly flattering for the design language the car company has inherited from Volvo. At the same time, though, Polestar 1's charm is about more than just design.

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The new Volvo V60 is wagony triumph

The new Volvo V60 is wagony triumph

At a time when SUVs and crossovers are the de-factor new car choice for many buyers, none is doing more to elevate the wagon alternative than Volvo. If there's a chance of ousting bad memories of old family cars and replacing them with a new, improved wagon experience, the 2019 Volvo V60 arguably stands more of a chance than most. Making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show this week, it's clear that Volvo isn't counting solely on a good looking car to overturn reluctance to the body style.

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smart EQ fortwo, forfour lead Mercedes-Benz’s electric dreams

smart EQ fortwo, forfour lead Mercedes-Benz’s electric dreams

Electric is the future. smart CEO Annette Winkler already said so last time we talked with her about the smart vision EQ fortwo concept EV. Now Mercedes-Benz is echoing that slogan as well. At the Geneva Motor Show, smart and Mercedes-Benz showed off the power their combined passion for pushing the electric campaign forward. The result is the smart EQ fortwo and forfour. For those in the US, these are the familiar all-electric cars that have been silently rolling in cities. For Europe and for the future, these two are the heralds of Mercedes-Benz’s dreams of an all-electric world.

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Aston Martin Lagonda Vision previews all-EV luxe future

Aston Martin Lagonda Vision previews all-EV luxe future

Aston Martin is reviving the Lagonda name for a new interpretation of luxury driving, a fully-electric sedan that begins with this Geneva Motor Show concept and will end with multiple production cars. The Lagonda Vision Concept reboots the storied marque not only as a name for a single vehicle, but a new Aston Martin sub-brand in effect, including giving the automaker the flexibility to adopt different segments including SUVs.

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This Range Rover SV Coupe is either genius or insanity

This Range Rover SV Coupe is either genius or insanity

Was Range Rover so preoccupied with whether or not it could make the SV Coupe, it didn't stop to think if it should? Few cars bring Jeff Goldblum's famous Jurassic Park admonishment to mind so readily as the vast, two-door SUV coupe does at the Geneva Motor Show this year, a $295,000 solution to a problem that, on the face of it, nobody actually had.

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Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept previews design and IoT future

Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept previews design and IoT future

Hyundai may have its Genesis brand for its luxury aspirations, but the new Le Fil Rouge concept car suggests the automaker's designers aren't quite ready to give up the high-end market yet. Revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 today, the sizable sedan is billed as a vision not only of Hyundai's design language for its next generation of cars, but how it sees artificial intelligence and other technology in automotive developing.

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2019 Jaguar I-PACE US price undercuts Model X

2019 Jaguar I-PACE US price undercuts Model X

Jaguar has confirmed US pricing for the 2019 I-PACE, its all-electric SUV to take on Tesla's Model X. Headed to American dealerships in the second half of this year, the I-PACE promises up to 240 miles of range from its 90 kWh battery.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is Porsche’s 630hp nightmare

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is Porsche’s 630hp nightmare

AMG's fearsome coupes are getting a sedan sibling, though the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is no compromise on the sports front. Unveiled officially at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 this week, the new four-door borrows the aggressive design and focus on performance of its two-door cousins but makes the whole thing more practical. Well, as practical as up to 630 horsepower can ever be.

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2019 Lexus UX crossover gives new hybrid an urban edge

2019 Lexus UX crossover gives new hybrid an urban edge

Drivers can't get enough of crossovers, and Lexus isn't going to disappoint them, with the 2019 Lexus UX making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 today. The automaker's first compact luxury crossover, it's the smallest model in the Lexus SUV line-up, slotting in beneath the NX with a surprisingly small footprint.

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Range Rover SV Coupe blends extreme luxury with SUV ability

Range Rover SV Coupe blends extreme luxury with SUV ability

Range Rover has clearly had enough of stablemate Jaguar getting all the two-door fun, if the new Range Rover SV Coupe is anything to go by. Making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2018 today, the car - described as "the world's first full-size luxury SUV Coupe" - starts with the automaker's already-luxurious Range Rover, then drops the rear doors, throws in a supercharged V8 engine, and gives it the sort of interior that private jets would be envious over.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo teases EV crossover to rival Tesla

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo teases EV crossover to rival Tesla

Porsche wasn't expected to bring a new EV to the Geneva Motor Show 2018, so imagine our surprise at seeing the new Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept. A crossover sibling for the Mission E sedan which Porsche plans to launch commercially in 2019, the Mission E Cross Turismo is effectively an electric Macan, or at least a preview of what such a car might resemble.

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2019 Bugatti Chiron Sport puts 1,500hp supercar on a diet

2019 Bugatti Chiron Sport puts 1,500hp supercar on a diet

How do you make a Bugatti Chiron even better - and more exclusive? We've just found out at the Geneva Motor Show 2018, where the covers have been pulled back on the 2019 Bugatti Chiron Sport. Targeted at drivers wanting "an even sportier driving experience" it's a more honed twist on the already potent supercar.

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