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Meet the 2019 Ford Everest: the other Ranger-based SUV

Ford is developing a new Bronco SUV around its tough T6 body-on-frame platform founder underneath the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck. But what many readers may not know is that the Blue Oval already uses the T6 platform in a pair of SUVs sold outside the United States, one of them a tough off-roader sold by Brazilian firm Troller, which Ford acquired in...

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Meet the 2019 Ford Everest: the other Ranger-based SUV

Ford is developing a new Bronco SUV around its tough T6 body-on-frame platform founder underneath the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck. But what many readers may not know is that the Blue Oval already uses the T6 platform in a pair of SUVs sold outside the United States, one of them a tough off-roader sold by Brazilian firm Troller, which Ford acquired in...

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Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker's Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a production passenger electric vehicle. The attempt took place in Melbourne, Australia with help from the country's national carrier Qantas. According to Qantas, the passenger jet weighs a hefty...

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Hyundai N mulls hot Kona SUV

A hot version of the Kona SUV will eventuate, if the boss of Hyundai's new N performance division has his way. In an interview with Auto Express published Wednesday, Hyundai N boss Albert Biermann revealed that he's already tasked his engineers with starting work on a potential Kona N in order to persuade senior management to give it the green light for...

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Borgward joins coupe-like crossover craze with BX6

Historic German brand Borgward has unveiled its third model since its revival in 2015, the BX6 coupe-like crossover SUV. Borgward first showed a concept of the BX6 in 2016 but the company finally rolled out the production version on May 9 during a special ceremony in Beijing. The BX6 is Borgward's alternative to the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and...

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New 2019 Hyundai Veloster starts at just $19,385

Hyundai has reshaped and reworked its Veloster. After its debut at the Detroit auto show earlier this year, the 2019 Veloster will hit the U.S. market during the second quarter, which is any time now. We know a number of the specs of this quirky hatchback, and now we finally know how much it will cost. The base price of the Veloster is just $19,385. That...

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Orders start for Tesla Model 3 AWD and performance models this week

For those eagerly waiting to place their orders for the dual-motor/all-wheel-drive or performance versions of the Tesla Model 3, the time has come. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that orders for both variants will open this week. It's unclear if the decision to open orders this week for both the AWD and performance models means Tesla is producing...

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Boring Company tunnel under LA nearly done, free rides to public in few months

Elon Musk revealed Thursday that the first tunnel from his newest transport venture The Boring Company is almost ready and that the public will be able to test it out for free within a few months. Musk made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a video taking us through the tunnel, which spans about two miles under the city of Los Angeles...

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Zoyte preps a Range Rover Sport clone for the Chinese market

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but that doesn't make it any less frustrating for western automakers when Chinese brands rip off their designs. The latest copycat car maker? Zotye, which is prepping a vehicle called the T800. It's an SUV that looks an awful lot like Land Rover's own Range Rover Sport. You might remember Zotye as the Chinese...

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Zoyte preps a Range Rover Sport clone for the Chinese market

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but that doesn't make it any less frustrating for western automakers when Chinese brands rip off their designs. The latest copycat car maker? Zotye, which is prepping a vehicle called the T800. It's an SUV that looks an awful lot like Land Rover's own Range Rover Sport. You might remember Zotye as the Chinese...

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