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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Tried, true, and all-new

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the definition of retro-cool. After 40 years, the G-Class enters its second full generation with a thorough redesign that doesn't change the way it looks but improves upon its biggest faults. The G-Wagen was revealed Sunday ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show. The initial entry, the G550—more models with hopped-up...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS spy shots

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation GLS have been spotted again. They hint at a more fluid yet still imposing design for the automaker's biggest SUV offering. Mercedes was smart to get into the full-size SUV segment a decade ago with the original GL-Class. The second-generation model currently on sale was rebranded the GLS for the...

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FCA invests $1B in Michigan plant for Ram Heavy Duty, Jeep Wagoneer production

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Friday confirmed a $1 billion investment in its Warren Truck Assembly plant in Michigan to prepare it for production of next-generation Ram Heavy Duty pickups as well as new Jeep flagship SUVs. The plant currently builds the Ram 1500 but will switch to next-generation 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty models in 2020. Next-generation Ram...

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Bentley Bentayga V8 arrives with 550 horsepower

As much as we love a good V-12, it's often the case that a V-8 will suffice. That's certainly true with Bentley's Continental GT where the lighter weight of the V-8 over the car's 12-cylinder option (in this case a W-12) makes the handling sharper and more agile. And we bet the same will be true in the case of the Bentayga which has just spawned a V-8...

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2020 Land Rover Defender spy shots

Land Rover's Defender is the stuff of legend. With a design that's barely budged from the boxy shape of the utilitarian-and-mechanically-bulletproof “Land Rover” unveiled in 1948, the Defender, just like its Germanic rival, the G-Glass, has a reputation for being one of the most capable vehicles off the road. Unfortunately, the...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB spy shots

The first prototype for a new Mercedes-Benz compact crossover SUV expected to be called the GLB has been spotted. Mercedes already competes in the space with the GLA but the GLB will be a larger, more rugged offering with styling influenced by the iconic G-Class. The Ener-G-Force concept unveiled at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show hints at what's to...

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Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we'll be able to add a pure electric version to that list. Kia previewed the electric version of the Kia Niro on Monday with the unveiling of the Niro EV concept at the 2018 Consumer...

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Hyundai reveals Nexo fuel cell-powered SUV at 2018 CES

Hyundai on Monday rolled out the Nexo SUV at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. The Nexo is a dedicated fuel cell vehicle that will serve as the replacement for Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell when it goes on sale later this year. Hyundai previewed the model with the FE Fuel Cell concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, and thankfully the...

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