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August 30, 2017

2018 Volvo S90 Review

The 2018 Volvo S90 is a mid-size luxury sedan with just a little bit more for the new model year. ell, actually, quite a bit more. After its debut as a new model last year, the S90 grows several inches for 2018, with all of that extra girth directly benefiting rear-seat passengers.

SkyNet turns 20 today, and pizza delivery drivers are being replaced by self-driving cars

In the Terminator movie franchise, the ruthless, human-slaughtering artificial intelligence software known as SkyNet became self-aware on August 29, 1997. Here in the real world, 20 years later, the earth isn't a debris-strewn battlefield (yet), but make no mistake: AI has evolved, and it's serving a very sinister purpose.

Volkswagen CC, Passat, Passat Wagon recalled for stalling risk: 281,000 vehicles affected

Volkswagen is recalling a decade's worth of CC, Passat, and Passat Wagon models to fix a problem with their fuel pumps. Nearly 281,000 cars made between model years 2006 and 2016 will need to be taken in for repairs.

2019 Porsche Cayenne

2019 Porsche Cayenne

From Motor Authority

2019 Porsche Cayenne adds power, tech, restrained look

In the past couple of years, Porsche has redesigned the Cayman and Boxster (adding the 718 designation to each), introduced a twin-turbocharged 911 Carrera, and turned the Panamera from one of the most unattractive cars on the road into one of the best looking.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk first drive: the most expensive, violent Hellcat yet

Approach the 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and few external cues give away that this isn’t a normal Grand Cherokee SRT.

2018 Bentley Continental GT arrives with more beauty and power

You've seen the spy shots. You've drooled over photos of the concept. Now, the redesigned 2018 Bentley Continental GT has arrived.

Mini Electric concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mini Electric concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

From Green Car Reports

Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

We've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show in two weeks.

The Smart Vision EQ Fortwo is a self-driving electric matchmaker

The Smart Vision EQ Fortwo wants to be a self-driving electric matchmaker. Ahead of its global unveiling at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Smart on Wednesday took the wraps off of an urban-oriented, self-driving electric concept car that can supply power back to the grid when it's not in use and could automatically visit an inductive charging station when it knows it's low on juice.

China's electric-car sales now twice those in US for Jan-June 2017

Hard numbers provide the latest evidence that shows China is by far the world's largest market for plug-in cars—or new energy vehicles, as they are referred to locally.

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