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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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2018 Buick Excelle compact sedan revealed for Chinese market

Buick on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its Excelle compact sedan for the Chinese market. The car adopts Buick's latest design cues and gives us a hint of what a modern Verano might look like if the nameplate was still sold here. All Buick will say about its new Excelle is that the car has a wheelbase of 102.8 inches, which is about 4.0 inches...

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Uber shows off its new flying taxi prototype

Uber is dead set on bringing its ride-hailing service to the skies, and the company showed off its latest flying taxi prototype on Tuesday. The prototype bowed ahead of Uber's Elevate conference, which will bring the aviation, real estate, and infrastructure industries together with government regulators. As for the machine itself, the VTOL (vertical...

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Putin takes delivery of his new presidential limo

In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin was once again elected President of his nation, and he took the oath of office on Monday. With that title came a swanky new ride that Putin used for his ride to his inauguration ceremony at the Kremlin. The Russian Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automobile Engines Institute (NAMI) commanded a consortium...

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2019 Kia Niro EV revealed with 280 miles of range

Kia on Friday gave us a first look at a new electric version of its Niro compact crossover SUV. Called the Niro EV and taking inspiration from a concept of the same name unveiled at January's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, the newest addition to the Kia lineup is set to join hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Niro when it goes on sale next year...

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