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BMW iX3 electric crossover teased just head of 2018 Beijing Motor Show

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Just last month, we learned that the new all-electric BMW iX3 crossover would debut soon at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show. On Friday, BMW finally revealed a short teaser video on Twitter, showing off a new take on the company's iconic grille design. Though next week's car may simply be a concept, it's the first we've seen of the German automaker's answer to the Jaguar i-Pace and upcoming Audi E-Tron.

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German minister says software upgrades won't fix diesel emissions

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German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has told a newspaper she does not think software updates for diesel vehicles in Germany will be enough to solve air quality problems and that hardware retrofits are the only way to avoid driving bans.

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How to find a green car, EV, or hybrid

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If you're looking at maximizing fuel economy or getting a car with green cred, you're probably already thinking about a battery-electric vehicle (also referred to as an EV), a gasoline-electric hybrid, or a plug-in hybrid. And we do, too. That's why there's a special category in our Car Finder tool just for environmentally-friendly cars, trucks, and crossovers. You'll can further sort by specific green powertrain, so if you're only looking for plug-in hybrids you can filter out the rest. Filter

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This Polaris off-roader is a mini beast

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Polaris has added a new off-roader to their trim line. The 2018 RZR XP Turbo S is a 2-seater buggy designed for the adrenaline junkie. Priced at $27,499 the Turbo S includes DYNAMIX Active Suspension and a glove touchscreen that lets you monitor the vehicle, GPS mapping, and much more. Learn more at polaris.com Transcript: Off-roading mini beast. RZR XP Turbo S is the newest trim level in the Polaris RZR XP lineup of off-roaders. It's a 2-seater buggy designed for the adrenaline junkie. The Tur

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Car Hacks: Eliminate foggy windows using a potato?

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 00:11

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In this episode of Car Hacks, Amr tests out the potato hack that claims to stop your car windows from fogging up. Will this hack leave you blind? Or will it clear up your daily drives? Watch and find out. Want more Car Hacks? Head over to https://www.autoblog.com/tag/car+hacks

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This SUV costs $3.5 million and yes, it's bulletproof

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The Karlmann King looks like a Batmobile cousin. A luxury Batmobile filled with everything you need for a lifestyle of the rich and famous road trip. Underneath you find the bones of a Ford Super Duty. Based on the size, the F-450 seems likely. Power comes from Ford's tried and true Triton V10. The best part is the price: roughly $3.5 million. Transcript: Let's just get this out of the way. This vehicle costs $3.5 million. This is the Karlmann King. It was created in Europe by a design team fo

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Wells Fargo officially agrees to $1B penalty: What's in the settlement

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Wells Fargo & Co will pay $1 billion to settle with U.S. regulators who say the bank wrongly layered insurance on hundreds of thousands of drivers and routinely hit homebuyers with excessive fees, officials said on Friday.

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New York banning cars from Central Park

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New York City's Central Park will kick out cars this summer after more than a century, returning its roads to walkers, runners and cyclists, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday.

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Tesla: Workplace safety, unions and the color yellow

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Tesla's troubles with media reports on working conditions and union organizing took a hard right turn on Monday. In response to Reveal's report on Tesla's workplace safety, the auto manufacturer accused the Pulitzer-finalist of being "an extremist organization working directly with union supporters to create a calculated disinformation campaign against Tesla."

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Memminger Roadster 2.7 is the ultimate VW Beetle

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As charming and cute as classic Volkswagen Beetles are, there's no getting around the fact that they're not especially sleek, nor are fast. At all. That is with the exception of this, the Memminger Roadster 2.7. It's a custom Bug built by a German restoration shop called Memminger. It's low, it has extremely wide, pumped up fenders, and has been turned into a two-seat roadster. It almost looks like a Porsche 356, but bigger. And check out those sweet plaid seats.

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Camaro wishes Mustang happy birthday, sort of

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To conclude a long week of news pegged to the 54th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we pass along the special salutation above. And in case you missed it, here's a rundown of this week's Mustang items (and a couple from the days before). It was a busy birthday week.

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ReVolt plans retro electric motorcycle based on WWII-era BMW

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Lithium battery technology company Alternet Systems announced Tuesday the formation of a new company that will build an electric motorcycle based on the classic 1938 BMW R71 motorcycle with sidecar used by German troops during World War II and by Steve McQueen to outrun them in the 1963 film "The Great Escape."

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Roush unveils gnarly Ford Super Duty F-250

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Roush Performance has launched the 2018 Roush Super Duty F-250, an aggressive off-road truck that adds upgraded, raised suspension, beefier wheels with all-terrain tires and other features to the Ford base model. Roush says it's the first time it has entered the Super Duty market.

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2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Quick Spin Review | Beauty before brawn

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The 2018 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is an absolute beauty in person. And that's important, because, more than any other segment in the automotive marketplace, a personal luxury coupe has got to have the kind of attention-grabbing looks that can lead off a vehicle review. Like this one.

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2018 Ford Expedition Platinum Drivers' Notes Review | Right to the top

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The 2018 Ford Expedition is the fourth generation of Ford's full-size SUV offering. It replaced a model that traced its roots to the early 2000s, though it received several heavy refreshes along the way. When it first debuted, the SUV was just kicking off. Full-sized models like the Expedition, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon ruled the roost. It would be a few years before high gas prices shifted customers into smaller, more efficient crossovers. Ford let the Expedition saunter along while the Tahoe,

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Honda program teaches young drivers to use manual transmission

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With the manual transmission becoming less common as time goes on, there are fewer opportunities to learn how to use it and subsequently order a car with one. In response to this, Honda hosted an experience in the Los Angeles area near Angeles Crest Highway called "Shifting Gears." There Honda brought out a bunch of its own manual-equipped cars to teach people how to use a manual transmission.

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GM Korea delays vote on bankruptcy protection to Monday as talks fail

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General Motors' South Korean unit delayed a decision to file for bankruptcy protection until Monday afternoon, after the automaker failed to reach a wage deal with its labor union in time to meet a Friday deadline.

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Nissan plans hundreds of job losses at Sunderland plant

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Fall in diesel sales believed to be behind hundreds of job losses at Nissan’s UK factory

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Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury SUV concept shown in leaked images

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Just days ago, we posted the interior teaser image Mercedes-Maybach released of its Ultimate Luxury concept due to be presented at the Beijing Motor Show. Now photos of the entire vehicle, inside and out, have leaked online courtesy of the manufacturer.

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