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  • Volkswagen redesigns 8th-gen Passat from the ground up

    VW's Passat has been totally redesigned, with new engine options, design and tech. The mid-size sedan is the 9th-generation Passat, and VW is hoping it will take the model upmarket in Europe.

  • Ford lifts the hood on 2015 Mustang

    After revealing the design for its 2015 Mustang last year, Ford has revealed what will lie under the hood of that updated body. This includes more powerful V6 and V8 engines, along with a new EcoBoost engine that the company says boasts the best powe...

  • The new BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe

    BMW’s cult hero is back, with a new name and a new outlook on the modern performance car. The new M3 Sedan and its coupe cousin, now known as the M4, mark a shift from BMW M's naturally aspirated, revvy past to a new turbocharged era ... but will th...

  • Volvo reveals its take on Apple CarPlay for new XC90

    Volvo has shown the world how it will integrate Apple CarPlay into its infotainment set up of the future, after releasing details about the XC90's Sensus touchscreen setup. The car features a large central touchscreen in the dashboard to control most...

  • Audi set to cut vehicle weight with introduction of fiberglass springs

    The quest for ever-greater fuel efficiency is driving auto manufacturers to extreme lengths to reduce the weight of their vehicles. In its search for "enlightenment," Audi has announced it will introduce glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) springs ...

Audi's A7 3.0 TDI competition is more powerful than the standard car

Do you like the look of the diesel Audi A7, but think it isn't quick enough? Audi may just have the car for you. The A7 Sportback 3.0 TDI competition is a more powerful version of the standard A7 3.0 TDI, with special styling cues to celebrate 25 years of Audi's TDI technology.  Read More

The new 2015 Mustang is available with a V6, V8 or a four-cylinder EcoBoost engine

Late last year, Ford threw the sheets off the design for its 2015 Mustang. Now the automaker has revealed what will lie under the hood of that updated body, including more powerful V6 and V8 engines, along with a new EcoBoost engine that the company says boasts the best power density ever for a Ford engine.  Read More

The smart forfour and fortwo enter their third generation with a new design and new engine...

Since being introduced in 1998, over 1.5 million of the smart fortwo city cars have been produced. The company has now revealed the third-generation, with the new fortwo and forfour models boasting a colorful new design, a range of modern engines and turning circles tight enough to take on the narrowest city streets.  Read More

The new Opel Corsa is the successor to the current generation launched way back in 2006

Opel's Corsa is getting bit long in the tooth. The current model was launched in 2006, and simply doesn't stack up against the younger Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio and Volkswagen Polo. It's after a long wait, then, that Opel has released its 5th generation Corsa. The updated car combines new engines with a totally redesigned chassis, and promises to be more a more engaging and efficient drive than before.  Read More

The 'Virtual Windscreen' is also able to display a racing line for trackday warriors Looking to add a touch of Gran Turismo or Forza to your daily commute? Jaguar Land Rover is developing a Virtual Windscreen concept that aims to do just that with a slew of driver assistance technologies designed to keep your eyes on the road.  Read More

The new Volvo XC90's hybrid drivetrain

We've seen the interior of the new Volvo XC90, and we have an idea of its shape, but until now there has been no word on what would be under the hood. Volvo has now released details of the engines that will power its new SUV.  Read More

Volvo's I-Shift dual-clutch gearbox is the first of its kind for heavy vehicles Dual-clutch gearboxes are not all that new in the car world, but that's not the case when it comes to trucks. Volvo is hoping to change that with its I-Shift Dual Clutch gearbox, which it claims is the first of its kind for heavy vehicles.  Read More

The 8th-generation Volkswagen Passat

The phrase "all-new" is overused in the motoring world. In the world of platform sharing and gradual, evolutionary midlife changes, it's rare that a manufacturer releases a car that is new from the ground up. So when Volkswagen released its 8th generation Passat, you could be forgiven for questioning just how "new" it really was. But to write it off as a mere update would sell VW short, because the new Passat really has been redesigned from the ground up.  Read More

The Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Peugeot has given its 208 GTi more power and a new suspension set up in an effort to recreate some of the magic that made its hot hatches famous in the past.  Read More

Audi's GFRP springs (left) are lighter than the steel units they replace

The quest for ever-greater fuel efficiency is driving auto manufacturers to extreme lengths to reduce the weight of their vehicles. Aluminum, carbon fiber and fiberglass are all being used to help meet stringent emissions standards. In its search for "enlightenment," Audi has announced it will introduce glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) springs in its vehicles before the end of the year.  Read More

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