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High-End Tesla Models Gain Additional Range

This week Tesla is rolling out a host of updates to its Model S and Model X, including changes that will enable additional range out of both models. The changes are largely stemming from a trickle-down of equipment already offered on the Model 3.  Specifically, Tesla is swapping out the front motor of both the Model S and Model X…

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Mercedes-Benz GLB will be Built in Mexico, China

Daimler AG has confirmed production of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB Class will take place at assembly plants in Mexico and China starting later this year.  The two plants are positioned closest to the two biggest markets for SUVs: the U.S. and China.  Known as the 'mini G-Wagen,' the GLB is based on the MFA2 architecture that underpins Mercedes' other front-wheel-drive…

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Report: Buick Encore GX Coming Stateside

Last week the Buick brand revealed two flavors of the Encore crossover, including a new one dubbed the Encore GX. Basically a larger variant of an all-new Encore that debuted alongside it, the GX is apparently heading stateside by the end of the year.  According to Automotive News Buick plans to bring the Encore GX that was revealed in China to the…

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Ford Trademarks 'Bronco Scout' Nameplate

By now everyone knows the iconic Ford Bronco nameplate is returning, but that may not be the only Bronco nameplate returning to Ford showrooms. The Blue Oval has filed a trademark for the name Bronco Scout, which could find its way to another new SUV.  Ford has made no secret of the fact it is eventually rolling out what is…

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2020 Toyota Highlander: More Elegant and Efficient

One of the most popular family vehicles on the market is the Toyota Highlander. It's popularity is something Toyota takes quite seriously, meaning the company has been quite methodical with its complete redesign of the 2020 Highlander, focusing in on elegance and efficiency.  From a distance the average buyer would likely have to squint to notice the difference between the…

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2020 Lincoln Corsair: Bye MKC

Lincoln is quickly pivoting away from its confusing "MK" naming scheme, with one more biting the dust for 2020. Debuting at the New York Auto Show this week is the all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair, the luxury brand's replacement for the MKC compact SUV.  Much like the MKX's pivot to Nautilus, the name-change is yielding a dramatic styling departure from today's…

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Genesis Goes Small With Mint Concept

Genesis has quickly made dramatic concepts a thing at the New York Auto Show. This year the brand is continuing the trend with the reveal of the Mint Concept, a new city coupe concept that sports and electric powertrain and some wicked scissor doors.  The Mint is technically a two-seater, with a claim-to-fame in the form of a cargo area…

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Lexus LM Marks Brand's First Minivan

As Buick already knows, minivans are a thing in China. Lexus has decided it is time for them to join in the minivan love in China as well with the all-new Lexus LM. And this is quite the Lexus.  It's almost difficult to put into words the design of the LM. It's a massive minivan with Lexus' iconic spindle grille…

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