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  • Audi A4: 2016 model with interior leaked (+video)

    The Audi A4 sedan for 2016 will be Audi’s second model to ride on the lightweight MLB Evo platform that debuted in the 2016 Q7 SUV. A debut for the new A4 in its sedan bodystyle will likely take place at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September.

  • Richard Branson: Virgin has a team working on electric cars

    Richard Branson has hinted that his Virgin empire may eventually expand into the world of electric cars in the past, but he confirmed this week that he has a team of people working on them. 'You may find Virgin competing with the Tesla in the car business as we do in the space business,' Branson said. 

  • Tesla pushes investors for a gigafactory in Japan

    Tesla Motors' lithium-ion cell gigafactory in Reno, Nev. could be the first of many, and the automaker was in Japan last week courting suppliers for a possible gigafactory in that country.

  • Hybrid SUV plug-in coming from Mercedes this fall

    SUV hybrid plug-ins are new territory for Mercedes, which will launch its 2016 GLE 550e in the fall. In addition to its first ever hybrid plug-in SUV, Mercedes has released details of the full range of 2016 GLE models. 

  • Is Mercedes planning a pickup truck?

    Mercedes-Benz may be about to branch out into the light truck segment with a new pickup. Assuming the announcement isn’t an early April Fools’ Day prank, the new Mercedes pickup would compete against other small to mid-size trucks from Ford, Toyota, and Volkswagen. 

March 31, 2015

Photos of the day 03/31

A supporter of presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress (APC) party celebrates in Kano, Nigeria. Nigeria's opposition APC declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Buhari and said Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of...

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