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Jeremy Clarkson names 10 worst cars for 2015 and 2016

These cars definitely don’t have ‘the Fizz.”

Look away, there's a Japanese supercar on the list.

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2017 Infiniti QX30 First Drive

German engineers and Japan's brashest stylists concoct a tall hatchback.

Outside, this sharply-creased Infiniti hatchback claims to be a CUV. Underneath, the new QX30 is mostly Mercedes-Benz.

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The Infiniti Q30 is dead! Long live the Infiniti QX30!

Infiniti will sell both the Q30 and QX30 under the QX30 name when it arrives in the US next year. Confusing? Kinda. But it also makes a bit of sense.

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2017 Infiniti Q30 First Drive

Strong Ambitions, Weak Bones

The C-segment is hardcore Money Land these days, and now perennial premium me-too Infiniti has a player there. Furthermore, it's almost good.

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Infiniti Q30 is the company's first small hatchback

Infiniti has finally introduced the new Q30, the company's first premium, compact hatchback and its first European-built vehicle.

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Infiniti shows Q30 interior ahead of Frankfurt debut

Infiniti has released the first pair of images of the new Q30 hatchback's interior, giving us a look at both the left- and right-hand drive models.

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Another Infiniti Q30 image found ahead of Frankfurt debut

We've gotten our second look at the Infiniti Q30 ahead of its Frankfurt debut, thanks to an image from the luxury brand's British Twitter account.

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Infiniti Q30 goes full monty before Frankfurt

The Infiniti Q30 is finally showing its face without anything hiding it in a newly released photo of the luxury five-door hatchback, and the styling brings much of the look of the original concept to the road. The debut is set for the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

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Infiniti Q30 will debut at Frankfurt Motor Show

The production Infiniti Q30 hatchback will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and will be on sale in Europe before the end of the year.

Spy Shots
Infiniti Q30 spied again

The Infiniti Q30 has been caught testing in Europe yet again, and this time Infiniti's premium hatchback was wearing less camouflage than ever before.

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First Infiniti QX30 Concept image released ahead of Geneva Motor Show

Infiniti is finally flipping on the light switch to show off the rear end of its QX30 Concept ahead of the luxury compact crossover's debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show on March 3.

Teased
Infiniti QX30 Concept teased ahead of Geneva reveal

Infiniti is preparing a crossover followup to its Q30 Concept for the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and we've got an early teaser. See what's changed since Frankfurt.

Spy Shots
Infiniti Q30 prototype spotted winter testing

Infiniti is gearing up to take on the premium hatchback market with the upcoming Q30, based on Mercedes mechanicals and spotted here undergoing winter testing in the snow.

Spy Shots
Infiniti Q30 prototype has entry-level luxury in the bag

The Infiniti Q30 Concept signaled the Japanese brand's clear intentions to join the growing global compact premium segment. Now, as evidenced by these images, we can see development of the brand's first compact hatchback is proceeding apace.

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Infiniti to get Leaf-based electric sedan after all

Infiniti suffered a huge blow a few weeks ago when CEO Johan de Nysschen jumped ship after two years on the job to take the helm at Cadillac. As boss, he spearheaded change within the Japanese luxury brand and was among the biggest champions of the Q50 Eau Rouge. However, the company is far from sunk. Plans put in place prior to de Nysschen leaving are still on the table, according to Nissan product planner Andy Palmer to Automotive News, and that could mean a rosy future for the once AWOL LE se

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Infiniti's Palmer announces QX30 small crossover production

The name of the game these days in the luxury marketplace is premium compacts. BMW has the 1 Series and 2 Series, Mercedes the A-Class, B-Class, CLA and GLA, Audi has the A1 and A3, even Lexus has the CT 200h. Among the last to get in on the action is Infiniti, but that's all about to change.

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Daimler and Nissan venture to build cars in Mexico

Nissan and Daimler have been partnering ever closer for years, and now an unnamed source has told Reuters that the automakers have agreed to a 50-50 joint venture in Mexico that would build Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models. Given that the rumors about just such a deal go back nearly six months and similar rumblings are years old, this arrangement has been a long time coming.

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Infiniti aims to "de-Americanize" lineup, add flagship

Nissan launched Infiniti back in 1989 as a US brand, but more recently, Nissan's luxury marque has started focusing on more of a global presence. With a new global headquarters set up in Hong Kong and former Audi bigwig Johan de Nysschen at the helm, Wards Auto is reporting that the automaker's next goal is to create a "de-Americanized" lineup of vehicles.

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Infiniti Q30 Concept might be the cleverest Q model yet

When we first got official word of the Infiniti Q30 Concept, the Japanese automaker said that the crossover's "harmonious contrasts and dissymmetric philosophy" would "make an emotional connection with customers spontaneously." Now, we might not be heads of design studios or directors of marketing departments, but we're pretty sure we can translate that to: "The production Q30 will compete with the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class."

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Infiniti Q30 Concept uncovered in Frankfurt

The curtain has officially been raised on the Infiniti Q30 Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, an oft-teased five-door hatchback that will move the neo-luxury brand downmarket to compete with the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. Not only is Infiniti moving down market, it's targeting a younger audience, a field that it hasn't traditionally played in, that wants something different than a hum-drum luxury car. According to Infiniti's marketing director, Hugues Fabre, "Younger customers are co

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