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This Electric Bus Drives 1,100 Miles on a Single Charge

It’s been a long time since we’ve written about electric bus manufacturer Proterra. Back in 2011, General Motors invested $30 million in the startup from South Carolina. At the time, Proterra’s EcoRide BE-35 model could hit an 80-percent charge in only 10 minutes, giving it a 40-mile range. But the latest bus from Proterra has a […]

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Genesis Boss Thinks German Automakers Invest in “Stupid” Tech

If you’re not sure features like gesture controls and perfume diffusers are really features at all, you may have an ally in Albert Biermann, Genesis’ head of performance and former head of BMW’s M division. Speaking to reporters at the launch of the new Genesis G70 sports sedan, Biermann took aim at his former employer […]

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Land Rover Defender’s Spiritual Successor One Step Closer to Production

More than a year and a half ago, the last Land Rover Defender rolled off the production line. We’ve heard that its replacement is currently under development, but it will likely be more civilized than the famously bare-bones off-roader it replaces. One British billionaire thinks that’s a problem—one he intends to solve by building a […]

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2018 Acura MDX Starts at $45,175

The 2018 Acura MDX luxury SUV gets a small price bump of $150 over last year’s model—the base front-wheel-drive model now starts at $45,175. A loaded MDX with Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) with an Advance Package will now set you back $57,625. Acura’s MDX features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that offers 290 hp and […]

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Toyota Launches Sporty GR Sub-Brand for Japan

Toyota has announced that it will launch the GR Sport Series sub-brand in Japan to bolster its lineup of sporty cars. The debut of the GR Series follows that of the Yaris GRMN in Europe earlier this year at the 2017 Geneva auto show. In addition to the Japanese market, Toyota plans to expand the GR Series […]

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