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June, 2018

  • 22 June

    Audi Teams Up With Hyundai to Develop Fuel Cell Vehicles

    Audi AG and Hyundai Motor Group have partnered to develop fuel cell technology in the hopes of increasing their presence in the fuel cell electric vehicle market and creating a more sustainable future. Hyundai was the first mass-producer of FCEVs. Most recently, Hyundai introduced the Nexo, the first dedicated hydrogen-powered ...

  • 21 June

    The Comprehensive 2019 Jeep Renegade Photo Gallery

    We saw a few pictures of the 2019 Jeep Renegade earlier this month, but now the automaker has released a full gallery of images, and more details, on the updated model. Although this is still the Euro-spec version, we now have a better idea of the changes Jeep has brought to ...

  • 20 June

    Porsche Takes 10 Percent Stake in Rimac

    To bolster its EV strategy, Porsche is taking a 10 percent stake in Rimac, the Croatian technology and electric sports car company. “We feel that Rimac’s ideas and approaches are extremely promising, which is why we hope to enter into close collaboration with the company in the form of a ...

  • 19 June

    Honda Civic Type R Sets New Record in Belgium

    The Honda Civic Type R has been breaking lap records left and right. This time, the hot hatch clocked a time of 2 minutes, 53.72 seconds at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, a new record for a production car with front-wheel drive. The new time chips away at the record ...

  • 18 June

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler Arrested as Dieselgate Probe Grows

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested in Germany on Monday in connection to the diesel emissions scandal that broke in 2015. Stadler is one of 20 current or former Audi employees under criminal investigation related to potential fraud. Officials said the executive was detained over concerns he might seek to ...

  • 17 June

    2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe Debuts with 523 HP

    After a 20-year hiatus, the BMW 8 Series coupe is returning to the U.S. The range-topping two-door made its official debut today and will go on sale this fall. BMW hinted at the new model’s appearance last year when it debuted the 8 Series concept. Unfortunately, the production version doesn’t look quite ...

  • 16 June

    RM Sotheby’s Headlines New Private Sales Program with McLaren F1

    RM Sotheby’s is a name that is synonymous with high-end collector car auctions, but the company has announced that it is also breaking into the private sales business, offering unique cars in a direct sales format. The headlining car of this new venture is a 1998 McLaren F1, the famed ...

  • 15 June

    Crazy Cool Cars from the Best Minneapolis Museums

    CHANHASSEN, Minnesota — I really wanted to show you photos of Prince’s 1981 Honda CM400 Hondamatic motorcycle from “Purple Rain”, his 2006 Bentley Continental GT with purple flake shimmer paint, and his purple 1999 Plymouth Prowler, but Paisley Park security took my phone and camera during my group tour. You’ll ...

  • 14 June

    Living It Up, Way Up in a HondaJet

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota — We are cruising stealthily above the Twin Cities in a HondaJet at nearly 4,000 feet per minute. My cohorts and I feel like a couple of rock stars—life is good. Automobile was recently invited to test drive the all-new 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan in the ...

  • 13 June

    Aston Martin Rapide AMR Upgraded to 595 Horsepower

    Aston Martin announced the creation of the AMR sub-brand for high-performance vehicles at the Geneva auto show last year, where it also debuted the Rapide AMR. Now, Aston Martin has revealed the production version that will arrive on customer doorsteps later this year. The design hasn’t changed much from the concept. The ...