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  • Audi has already confirmed the production of a new all-electric SUV, and now it appears the automaker has greenlit another all-electric model. Autocar reports that Audi boss Rubert Stadler has approved an EV sedan slated to arrive by 2020 that will target the Tesla Model S. Stadler said the new model will sit “as high […] The post We Hear: Audi A9 e-tron EV Approved for Production appeared first on Motor Trend.

  • Lexus has increased the performance of its new halo vehicle, the 2018 LC 500, slated to go on sale in the U.S. next May. A new dual intake, lower friction, and better exhaust have increased performance figures for the 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V-8 engine to 471 hp from the previously announced 467 hp. Torque has […] The post 2018 Lexus LC 500 Packs 471 HP, Goes On Sale Next May appeared first on Motor Trend.

  • If you want to experience the water-injection technology championed on the recent M4 GTS, you might soon have your chance for far less than that car’s $135,000 price tag. If a report from Autocar is to be believed, the water-injection tech will trickle down (pun intended) to other cars by 2019. Before we look to […] The post Report: BMW M4 GTS’ Water-Injection System Will Go Mass-Market by 2019 appeared first on Motor Trend.

  • Volkswagen recently briefed its U.S. dealers on how it plans to boost sales and its overall image following the bruising diesel emissions scandal. One strategy, according to a Bloomberg report, is to lower the pricing on its U.S. lineup and embrace a “volume mindset” targeting its main competitors like Toyota and General Motors. Bloomberg learned […] The post We Hear: VW Will Slash MSRPs on its U.S. Lineup to Boost Sales appeared first on Motor Trend.

  • The hydrogen-powered Chevrolet Colorado prototype jointly developed by GM and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) will be unveiled in October, both organizations announced today. Testing for the fuel cell pickup truck began last year, and the Army intends to “conduct user assessments and demonstrations in 2017.” Exact specifications for […] The post U.S. Army’s Hydrogen-Powered Chevrolet Colorado to Debut in October appeared first on Motor Trend.

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