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All-Electric Audi e-tron Officially Revealed

Audi is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the e-tron SUV – the German manufacturer’s first fully electrically-powered series production model. The four-wheel-drive electric SUV, which is powered by two electric motors (positioned at the front and rear axles), is the […]

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New BMW ‘Vision iNEXT’ Concept Previews Flagship SUV

BMW has this past weekend revealed a self-driving EV concept car which previews a production model that is slated to enter production in 2021. Describing the design study as a “Vision Vehicle”, the German manufacturer says the concept aims to explore the question of […]

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Track Record at Laguna Seca

Jaguar’s supercar-rivalling XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its status as the world’s fastest four-door car by setting a new track record. The 592 bhp, 200 mph four-door road-legal saloon lapped the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca race track in 1 min 37.54 sec – almost […]

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Head of Mazda’s European Design Department Steps Down

Mazda has announced that Kevin Rice, the creative boss of the company’s European design department, will be leaving the brand after five years “to pursue a career outside of Mazda”. “As part of the global Mazda design group, Kevin has led a team in […]

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Ex-Rolls Royce Design Boss Joins Chinese Carmaker FAW Group

China’s state-owned First Automotive Works (FAW) has announced that Giles Taylor has formally joined the corporation as the “Global Vice President of Design and Chief Creative Officer (CCO)”. Taylor, who until very recently was design boss at none other than Rolls-Royce, will now be […]

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