Tag: Green

Is the Sonic EV GM’s Response to the Tesla Model III?

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Banking on the success that Tesla has had with the luxury Model S, the automaker’s recently confirmed Model III looks to take the EV battle to the masses. The question remains, at least for General Motors, what will defend sales from Tesla’s new $35,000-$40,000 offering? Continue Reading »

Acura NSX Catches Fire During Nurburgring Testing [w/Video]

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Not good. Not good at all. The very same Honda/Acura NSX that we showed you running the Nurburging yesterday, has caught fire and ended its life at the side of the race track.

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The Audi A7 ‘Competition’ is a Biturbo Diesel Tree-Whisperer

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If you’re in the market for a speedy four-door coupe, Audi has you covered with the potent V8-powered S7 and RS7 models. But let’s say you also wanted to sip fuel. Well, Audi can help you out with that too – the new A7 3.0 TDI Competition. Continue Reading »

Formula E Racer Runs A Electric Lap At Donington [Video]

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If you thought this year’s F1 cars were quiet, wait until you get a load of this. It’s a Formula E racer — F1’s cleaner and greener cousin — taking a lap of Donington Park in the UK.

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Hackers Being Offered $10,000 to Hack a Tesla Model S

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With the advent of in-car computing and connectivity, one big concern being voiced is the possibility of hackers accessing your car. Many automakers have their own standards for encryption compliance, but a security company is stepping things up by rewarding hackers for attempting to hack the Model S. Continue Reading »

Ford Eyeing a Return to 24 Hours of Le Mans

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When you think of the Ford GT40, you may instantly think of the golden era of racing at Le Mans. But when you think of Le Mans, you might not instantly think of Ford. While Ford’s mid-engined monster dominated Le Mans 1966 to 1969, the Blue Oval brand did not have much of a presence at the French track (save for some Shelby Mustangs and late-model Ford GTs). Continue Reading »

Bugatti’s Veyron Replacement Will Be A 1,500HP Hybrid Monster

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Just a few years ago, if you had suggested that Bugatti would build a replacement to the Veyron using a hybrid drivetrain, you might have been committed. But in that time, some of the most respected names in supercar performance have rolled out hybrid hypercars, so that should take some shock off news that Bugatti is hard ay work on a hybrid Veyron replacement. 

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2015 Volvo XC90 Goes All Plug-in Hybrid on the World

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Volvo has been building its XC90 SUV for 12 years, relatively unchanged, and if you had just grown accustomed to it, well…tough luck. There’s a new Volvo XC90 on the horizon, and it’s a 400-horsepower hybrid. Continue Reading »

Tesla Model S Splits in Two Following High-Speed Crash

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It’s a pretty bad situation when your car it stolen. The best case scenario is that you get it back, but between that and never seeing your car again, there are plenty of possible outcomes. One nightmare scenario is when a car is stolen and the thief crashes said car– like what happened in LA last week. Continue Reading »

Porsche Developing a Flat-Eight Supercar to Rival the 458

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Is the Porsche 918 too far out of your price range? The Porsche 911 just too plebian? Well, you’re in luck. According to recent reports, Porsche is hard at work building a supercar to battle the Ferrari 458 and it boasts – gasp – a flat-eight engine. Continue Reading »