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2019 Chevrolet Suburban RST to offer 460-hp 6.2-liter V-8

The Chevrolet Suburban Rally Sport Truck (RST) may not be a new thing, but the 6.2-liter V-8 engine under the hood is. Chevy has decided to roll out the RST Performance package as an available option for the 2019 edition of its largest SUV, the Suburban. Recall, the Suburban and Tahoe RST made their debuts last year, but the Performance package has only...

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Amazon accidentally ships F1 race clutch to BMW M3 customer

Someone, somewhere has made a serious boo-boo. An M3 Forum user by the name of "breadvan" posted to convey his confusion over a replacement ZF Sachs clutch kit for his BMW M3. When the box arrived, it appears he actually received a Formula One-spec carbon racing clutch. It's quite apparent this isn't a part meant for a road car, even a performance sedan...

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Chinese electric car startup Singulato reveals iS6 SUV

The newest electric car startup hailing from China is Singulato, which this week unveiled the iS6 mid-size SUV. The iS6 is the first model from Singulato and is due in showrooms in China by the end of the year. The iS6 blends elements of SUVs and minivans and includes rear-opening suicide-style doors for access to the rear seats. An upmarket design greets...

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290-horsepower VW Golf GTI TCR road car on the way

Volkswagen's Golf GTI race car developed for the TCR International Series is about to spawn a road-going version. To be called the Golf GTI TCR, the debut of the new range-topping GTI will take place next week at the 2018 Wörthersee Tour, a tuning fest with a focus on GTIs that is held annually in Austria. The new car will be the fastest and most...

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Budweiser brewer orders 800 Nikola hydrogen-powered semi trucks

Nikola Motor Company, the startup maker of hydrogen-electric-powered semi-trucks, has received quite an order. On Thursday, Anheuser-Busch announced it plans to purchase up to 800 of the company's semis. The order will effectively replace Anheuser-Busch's entire semi fleet with trucks powered by renewable energy. The purchase will largely be Nikola Two day...

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Brabham teams with Microsoft for tech and data needs

Brabham just announced its new track-only monster machine called the BT62. When you introduce a new race car, you're also introducing a need to collect, transmit, and store a hefty amount of data. Be it vehicle data, customer information, or all sorts of on-track telemetry bits and bytes, a technical partner serves a much-needed role in understanding and...

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BMW supporting one-man, around-the-world yacht race

BMW is taking to the world's oceans to support the sailor Boris Herrmann on a trip around the globe. Herrmann will solo-pilot the Malizia in the Vendée Globe yacht race. The global race will kick off in 2020, and BMW is providing technical and engineering support for Herrmann and the Malizia team's founder, Pierre Casiraghi. Specifically, BMW will...

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BMW providing engineering support for one-man, around-the-world yacht race

BMW is taking to the world's oceans to support the sailor Boris Herrmann on a trip around the globe. Herrmann will solo-pilot the Malizia in the Vendée Globe yacht race. The global race will kick off in 2020, and BMW is providing technical and engineering support for Herrmann and the Malizia team's founder, Pierre Casiraghi. Specifically, BMW will...

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