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The BMW Group is investing a further €200 million in the future of its plant in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The building work will begin in early 2018 and include an extension of the paint shop and alternations in the bodyshop and assembly areas. The work is scheduled to finish in 2020, with the facilities being …

2018 BMW

BMW on Sunday rejected media reports that the emissions treatment systems in its vehicles do not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design. “Cars of the BMW Group are not being manipulated and are in line with the applicable legal requirements,” BMW said in a statement. The german automaker further rejected …

2018 Honda Accord

Honda’s top-selling family car is completely redone for 2018 and promises greater efficiency and comfort, though some long-time customers might notice something big missing. That would be the Accord’s 3.5-liter V-6 engine, a powerful choice on upper trim levels that snarls and delivers snappy acceleration. In its place is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making …

The Italian plug-in electric car market is up 53% Year-on-Year, having registered 359 units in May, with the YTD tally now at 1,671 units, up 31% YoY. Last month, the Mini Countryman PHEV landed in Italy with an impressive 67 registrations, starting its career there as best-selling Model in May, ahead of the Mercedes GLC350e …

The Prius nameplate has been inexorably tied to the green car scene for a long time now. When Toyota unleashed the Prius Prime upon the world, we said it was the best Prius yet. But this is no longer a world where Toyota’s hybrids are automatically crowned king. Our recent time with the Hyundai Ioniq …

Mitsubishi has revealed that it will eventually bring a successor to the legendary Lancer Evolution; however, that model won’t happen for another six years. Speaking withAustralia’s Motoring,Mitsubishi’s global boss, Trevor Mann, revealed that a new performance model is under consideration and will likely be a crossover instead of a sedan. According to Mann, the Evo’s successor …

A dirt bike is a tool for getting a person to a place they shouldn’t be. Lightweight, made for rough terrain, and fast, motorcycles allow special forces to slip through woods, navigate narrow canyons, sneak through alleyways, or hurtle down footpaths. There’s only one problem: dirt bikes are really, really loud, so any secrecy gained …

The weekend mud club at Bundy Hill is your usual cast of characters, from the battered old Wrangler and Cherokees to more lithe and stripped-down dune buggies. A moderately sized three-row family crossover, let alone one from Germany, is about as common here as a polar bear. Nevertheless, Volkswagen felt confident enough in the capability …

The first of our long-term Audi sampler platter, a Glacier White metallic 2017 A4 Premium Plus, has already departed from the fleet. Replacing that mid-grade model is a range-topping 2017 Audi A4 Prestige wrapped in a beautiful shade of Moonlight Blue metallic paint. At first glance, aside from the color, not much appears to be …

The Hellcat Rhino XT Is a 707-HP

If you’re a bespoke manufacturer building steel-bodied trucks and SUVs that combine ultra-luxurious interiors with an exterior that looks straight out of an apocalyptic movie set, how do you top the magic of a Jeep Wrangler frame, live axles, and a twin-screw supercharger? Sorry, time’s up, because U.S. Specialty Vehicles has already figured it out—just …