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  • All New Porsche Macan Completely Electrified!

    All New Porsche Macan Completely Electrified!

    For 2025, the second-generation Porsche Macan grows and eschews internal combustion, opting for two electric motors and a 100 kWh battery pack. On the 25th of January 2024, Porsche revealed the second-generation, 2025 Porsche Macan crossover SUV. It marks the Stuttgart brand’s first battery-electric SUV and second ever BEV, after the Taycan that arrived in…

  • 2025 Mazda CX-70 Revealed: Large yet Only Two Rows

    2025 Mazda CX-70 Revealed: Large yet Only Two Rows

    Mazda built its latest SUV, the Mazda CX-70, on the same large platform as the CX-90. It offers more space for fewer passengers. Mazda lifted the covers off its latest SUV, the Mazda CX-70. It looks just like its platform sharing stablemate, the three-row Mazda CX-90, the brand’s flagship. Mazda kept details scarce, like horsepower…

  • GM and Honda Developed Fuel Cell System Arrives!

    GM and Honda Developed Fuel Cell System Arrives!

    With a combined investment of $85,000,000 between GM and Honda, a facility in Brownstown, MI, builds new stacks for both brands. Another sector in the technical partnership between GM and Honda Motor Co. officially started building fuel cell systems destined for commercial use. Under the name Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC, both brands intend to…

  • Upcoming 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid News

    Upcoming 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid News

    New information trickles in about the 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid. And the direction Honda will take all Civics going forward My latest news video covers what’s happening with Honda’s perennial compact car offering, the Civic. The 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid will come later this year as part of an update to the entire model line.…

  • Alfa Romeo Goes Carbon with Two New Models

    Alfa Romeo Goes Carbon with Two New Models

    The Quadrifoglio versions of both the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giuila sedan will now have Carbon Editions. Only 130 examples—combined—will be built. Do you love Alfa Romeo style, especially the high-output Qualrifoglio versions, but feel they look a bit, I don’t know, tame? Good news! The Italian brand will now sell both Giulia and…

  • No Compromise, the Mega 2025 Ford Mustang GTD!

    No Compromise, the Mega 2025 Ford Mustang GTD!

    Ford plans to lap the Nurburgring in under seven minutes in a carbon fiber bodied, GT3 race car inspired, 800 plus horsepower monster called the Ford Mustang GTD. No, the Ford Mustang GTD is not mid-engine. But yes—definitely yes—this latest skunkworks creation from the Blue oval company is absolutely mega. First of all, the engine…

  • Make Way for the Bold and Boxy 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe

    Make Way for the Bold and Boxy 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe

    The fifth generation 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe takes a boxier, Land Rover Defender kind of look. It’s bigger, taller, and jumping on the outdoor enthusiast bandwagon. If the Land Rover Defender costs too much for you, Hyundai just may have a solution. Jumping on the boxier, more rugged, off-road friendly bandwagon, the fifth generation 2024…

  • Nissan Z Nismo Ready to Pound Pavement in 2024

    Nissan Z Nismo Ready to Pound Pavement in 2024

    More power, torque, and a handling specific tune help make Nissan’s latest sports car trim stand out. We’ll see this more track focused Z at dealers in the fall. One year after the latest generation Nissan Z arrived with a retro design and modern levels of horsepower, Nissan ups the ante with the Nissan Z…

  • Feast Your Eyes! It’s the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ

    Feast Your Eyes! It’s the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ

    A massive 200 kWh battery pack delivers up to 450 miles of range. Two electric motors provide up to 750 horsepower and AWD. And a 12 cubic foot frunk will win all arguments at the bar. As Cadillac’s fast-moving transition to selling only EV products continues, we just got a big one: The brands first…

  • Volvo Shrinks and Electrifies with Latest EX30 SUV

    Volvo Shrinks and Electrifies with Latest EX30 SUV

    Measuring 166.7-inches nose to tail, the EX30 is more than eight inches shorter than the C40 Recharge. But with up to 422 HP, it’s no slower. Starts at $34,950. Volvo recently debuted the EX30 to North America: an all-new, itty bitty, least expensive BEV crossover SUV. The first units will arrive as 2025 model year…