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First Lexus all-electric car gets a reveal date (and a badge)

First Lexus all-electric car gets a reveal date (and a badge)

Lexus will reveal its first all-electric car later this month, with the as-yet unnamed vehicle set to add a true BEV option among the automaker's range of luxury hybrids. Though Lexus - and parent Toyota - was early to the game when it came to hybrid vehicles, it has been slow to adopt battery-electric models which have no internal combustion engine.

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2020 Honda CR-V gains LX powertrain and new tech

2020 Honda CR-V gains LX powertrain and new tech

Honda has announced details on the refreshed 2020 Honda CR-V, which it says is the most popular crossover in America. The vehicle landed in dealerships earlier this month and for 2020 there is a new powertrain for the LX trim. The 2020 CR-V LX gains a 1.5-liter turbo engine and Honda Sensing safety suite as standard.

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Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may not be the first vehicle to come to mind when you think of green motoring, but the German automaker has confirmed plans to make an electric version of the boxy SUV. First launched in 1979, the G-Class - also known as the G-Wagon or G-Wagon - is one of the longest-produced vehicles in the company's history, but rising emissions standards had left some to question its future.

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2020 Hyundai Venue and Sonata pricing announced

2020 Hyundai Venue and Sonata pricing announced

Hyundai has a new entry-level SUV that is launching for car buyers shopping on a budget. The SUV is called the Hyundai Venue, and it starts at $17,250. At that price, the buyers get a 1.6-liter DPI 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed manual transmission. Buyers who want that SUV with a 6-speed Smartstream IVT transmission will pay $18,450. Pricing doesn't include the $1,095 destination charge.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric range increase official ahead of big EV push

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric range increase official ahead of big EV push

Hyundai is going on an electrification spree, promising eight new "alternatively fueled vehicles" by 2022 as the 2020 Ioniq Electric lands with significantly greater range. The South Korean automaker says that it plans to have 13 different eco-focused models in its line-up by 2022, spanning an array of different drivetrains.

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VW ID. SPACE VIZZION reinvents the wagon as a seductive EV

VW ID. SPACE VIZZION reinvents the wagon as a seductive EV

Volkswagen may have only just kicked off production of the ID.3, its first all-electric car based on the new MEB platform, but that hasn't stopped it from previewing a new EV concept that could reboot the wagon. The VW ID. SPACE VIZZION will make its public debut at the LA Auto Show later this month, but don't let the fact that it's a concept fool you.

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Audi unveils revised R8 V10 RWD and R8 LMS GT4 racer

Audi unveils revised R8 V10 RWD and R8 LMS GT4 racer

Audi has pulled the covers off a couple of new R8 models that will have fans of the sports car excited. The new vehicles include the Audi R8 V10 RWD and the Audi R8 LMS GT4. Audi says that the R8 V10 with rear-wheel drive is becoming a permanent model and is being redesigned to make it more striking. The RWD R8 will have the same features as the R8 V10 Quattro models.

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge makes luxury SUV even more dramatic

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge makes luxury SUV even more dramatic

If you thought Rolls-Royce's SUV couldn't get any more excessive, think again: the Black Badge Cullinan has arrived with a darker, even more dramatic vision of off-road luxury. Latest in the Black Badge series, the heavily customized Cullinan not only looks different, it coaxes more power from the 6.75-liter V12 engine.

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As VW ID.3 production begins, Volkswagen bets it all on an electric future

As VW ID.3 production begins, Volkswagen bets it all on an electric future

There’s a lot riding on Volkswagen’s first-ever ID.3 electric car. As I watched the first production model ID.3 roll off the assembly line, you couldn't miss the newfound sense of pride among the 8,000 or so employees inside VW’s Zwickau factory, which was converted recently from a large car manufacturing plant into what the automaker claims is the Mecca of e-mobility.

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Aston Martin DBX price revealed as luxury SUV’s interior exposed

Aston Martin DBX price revealed as luxury SUV’s interior exposed

Does the world need a new luxury SUV? Aston Martin is convinced the answer is yes, and is counting on a plush interior of the new DBX sports truck to win you over - and encourage you to open your wallet for a six-figure SUV.

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2020 Corvette C8 delayed: Chevrolet confirms Stingray schedule slip

2020 Corvette C8 delayed: Chevrolet confirms Stingray schedule slip

Bad news if you were hoping to slip behind the wheel of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 before the end of the year. The hotly-anticipated mid engine coupe was originally promised to arrive at dealerships before 2019 was through, but now that's no longer going to be the case.

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Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

The Tesla Cybertruck - the electric car company's pickup truck - will make its official debut later this month, with CEO Elon Musk confirming the date of the unveil. The unusual name was revealed back on Tesla's Q3 2019 earnings call, Musk referring to the pickup as the "Cybertruck" though not confirming whether that would be the utility's production name.

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