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Byton M-Byte electric SUV begins real-world tests

Following a reveal at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Chinese electric car startup Byton is showing it's full-speed ahead for its debut model, the M-Byte crossover SUV. The company announced on Tuesday that it's begun testing prototype vehicles in the real world in Nanjing, China. Company co-founders Carsten Breitfeld and Daniel Kirchert said the...

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Moab Edition added to the 2018 Jeep Wrangler lineup

Jeep and Moab go together like apple pie and ice cream. Every year, the automaker holds its annual Easter Safari in Moab, Utah and thousands of Jeep lovers flock to this off-road mecca in an exercise of shared passion. To commemorate its love affair with all things Moab, Jeep is serving up its first limited-run JL Wrangler, and it's appropriately called the...

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Volkswagen was reportedly Tesla’s backer to go private

Volkswagen may have come to Elon Musk's rescue, but the Tesla CEO turned the German automaker down for funding to take his company private, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Monday. Elon Musk started a circus on August 7 when he tweeted about taking Tesla private at $420 per share. At the time Musk only said that the funding was secured...

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2019 Hyundai Sonata Sport loses turbocharged engine

The sportiest of Hyundai just got a little less, well, sporty. The 2019 Hyundai Sonata Sport loses its turbocharged engine for the new model year, leaving a naturally aspirated inline-4 as the only option. CarsDirect reported the engine's departure from the Sonata Sport on Tuesday, but the 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine still lives on as an option for the Sonata...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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"The Grand Tour" video game brings the show’s madness to the masses

Video gamers will have a curious new driving title to explore with "The Grand Tour." Amazon Game Studios announced the game and released a short teaser video of it on Tuesday. It's unclear what exactly the premise of the game is, but the teaser video explains, "If you've ever wanted to be Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond or James May without the...

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Hyundai reportedly working on Nissan Armada, Toyota Land Cruiser rival

Hyundai is working on a full-size SUV expected for launch next year as a 2020 model. It was previewed in June by the Grandmaster concept and there rumors it will carry the Palisade name into production. But a second big SUV could be in the works at the Korean automaker. Australia's Car Sales reported on Wednesday that Hyundai is also working on a rugged SUV...

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2019 Tundra TRD Pro is only $895 cheaper than a Ford F-150 Raptor

Toyota must be pretty proud of its reworked TRD Pro family. That would explain why the automaker is ready to price the 2019 Tundra TRD Pro just $895 beneath the starting price of a Ford F-150 Raptor. The automaker already made it known that the 2019 4Runner TRD Pro would be priced higher than previous versions. This off-road ready SUV starts at $44,120. The...

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