BMW, VW will receive early lead in gaining control of Chinese joint ventures

Come 2022, China will officially scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers and the joint-venture agreements those limits require. However, the country has given BMW and Volkswagen an early lead on removing the limits. Both German automakers signed agreements with their joint-venture partners in the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that will remove...

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Leaked documents hint at 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS, Cayman T

New documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal clues about what Porsche has in the pipeline for the 2019 model year. Specifically, we could soon see another Porsche Panamera GTS and a a new 718 Cayman T. News on the potential new variants comes from a Thursday AutoGuide report, which published VIN decoder documents...

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Hennessey’s 1,000-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V hits the track and dyno

Cadillac's brute in a suit, the CTS-V, has been a regular at Hennessey's gym and now it's bristling with with 1,000 horsepower and 966 pound-feet of torque. The standard CTS-V is certainly no slouch with its 640 hp, but Hennessey's HPE1000 version is simply an insane-o beast of a sedan. Just listen to the sound the thing makes as it storms Hennessey's track...

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2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix preview

After skipping things last year, the German Grand Prix is back on the calendar as round 11 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, running this weekend at the Hockenheimring. While the circuit's layout has changed beyond recognition since its original flat-out incarnation of the 1930s, a distinct flavor of the traditional challenge remains, with long...

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Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk listed in supplier document

Jeep is readying a new Wagoneer and more upscale Grand Wagoneer for launch early next decade, and a leaked document from a supplier hints that at least one of the full-size SUVs will offer a Trackhawk option complete with a Hellcat 6.2-liter supercharged V-8. Road & Track has managed to get its hands on a document from ZF, a German transmission...

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2020 Mini Electric spy shots

Mini is set to launch an electric Hardtop in 2019, and we've got the most revealing spy shots yet. The car was previewed by the Mini Electric concept at 2017's Frankfurt auto show and is only the first of 12 electric cars the BMW Group will roll out by 2025. As expected, Mini is using its signature Hardtop model for its first volume EV. But there isn't much...

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