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Nissan, Infiniti will each show a next-gen concept EV in Detroit

They'll riff on ideas first explored in the Infiniti Q Inspiration concept

They'll riff on ideas first explored in the Infiniti Q Inspiration concept.

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When will Nissan EVs drive themselves? | Autoblog in Japan

We talk to Nissan's EV boss, Nicholas Thomas, at the global HQ

We talk to Nissan's EV boss, Nicholas Thomas, at the global HQ.

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The tale of Klaus Zellmer's Oldsmobile Delta 88

The Porsche Cars North America President and CEO tells us about his first American car.

'Well, we've got $1,000. What can we have?'

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Henrik Fisker interview: the EMotion EV, and a 'game-changer' charging method

In a wide-ranging conversation, Fisker talks about his new company, his new car, technology, and the future of driving electric.

The new charging standard isn't inductive, isn't a cable, and you don't have to get out of your car to plug in.

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The Tech of Automobility LA 2016 | Translogic 211

Translogic host Jonathon Buckley takes us on a tour through Automobility LA 2016, part of this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Experiencing Koenigsegg | Translogic 209

We interview Christian Von Koenigsegg and ride in a Regera on this Translogic.

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Here's why your favorite YouTuber didn't get a Ford GT

Raj Nair explains how Ford chose 500 lucky people.

Believe it or not, but Ford didn't ignore its fans.

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Ford engineer reveals the Focus RS drift mode wasn't planned

It's amazing to think that one of the Focus RS's biggest selling points may never have happened.

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Production 4.0: Audi plans for the smart factory

Audi will increase production flexibility and customization using smart factories in what it's calling Production 4.0.

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Lister founder Brian Lister passes at 88 years old [w/video]

The founders of most automakers aren't still with us. Enzo Ferrari, Ettore Bugatti, Henry Ford, Louis Chevrolet, Kiichiro Toyoda, Soichiro Honda and so many others have long since left this world. Those who are still with us – like Christian von Koenigsegg, Horacio Pagani and Elon Musk – got into the game much later. Brian Lister hit the scene a long time ago, but until just the other day, he was still with us. But now his time on the racing circuit has come to an end.

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Acura NSX bodywork to be sheathed in zirconium e-coat, fewer paint layers

Automakers make halo cars to drum up excitement and show off what they can do, but there's more to it than that. Advanced platforms allow a company's engineers to experiment with all sorts of technologies. And in the case of the upcoming new Acura NSX, that includes new paint processes.

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A conversation with GM's Mark Reuss on MPG, aluminum and Corvettes

Sometimes the person and the job are a perfect fit

There was plenty to talk about when General Motors hosted its annual mid-December holiday media reception a few months ago. GM had just decided to pull its global Chevrolet brand out of major European markets, where Chevys have competed directly with GM Europe Opel and Vauxhall vehicles, and the US government had sold its last remaining shares of GM stock.

What does original Viper designer Tom Gale think of the new SRT? [w/poll]

The good people at Motor Trend met up with Tom Gale at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to discuss the new SRT Viper. As you may recall, Gale was one of the designers instrumental in penning the exterior of the first generation bruiser.

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Pikes Peak crash survivors speak in first interview, new on-car footage released

By now you've heard about the most horrific crash that happened at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. We've shown you the footage of driver Jeremy Foley and navigator Yuri Kouznetsov flying off the course while rounding the same corner at Mile 16 called Devil's Playground that claimed another car last year. We've also shown you what remains of the Mitsubishi Evolution 8 tuned by Evolution Dynamics that saved both Jeremy and Yuri's life as they rolled 14 times down the 45-degree roc

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Turn 10 talks Forza Motorsport 4 Porsche DLC with Autoblog

Turn 10 Studios made some big waves when the video game developer announced it had finally come to an agreement with Porsche and EA Games over a licensing deal that would see the German sports cars make it into the Forza Motorsport 4 universe. Autoblog recently sat down with Dan Greenawalt, the director of Turn 10 studios, for a quick chat about the Porsche DLC, Forza Horizon, the new level cap for Forza Motorsport 4 and the relationship between Forza and Gran Turismo.

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk gives Reddit community candid answers about the future

Chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Chairman of SolarCity. CEO of SpaceX. Co-founder of Paypal. Inspiration for Iron Man's Tony Stark. Those are a handful of titles that apply to American entrepreneur Elon Musk.

Lexus: "Hybrids aren't just a transition technology"

Lexus big boss in Europe Andy Pfeiffenberger was interviewed by news agency Europa Press and discussed the future of the brand and his perspectives on the auto industry. First and foremost, Pfeiffenberger stated that hybrids are here to stay: they aren't just going to be mated to gasoline engines, they can be used for virtually all powertrains, including hydrogen, and he stated that that's where the future is. Speaking about the future of the auto market, he said that Lexus was ready for a more

Fiat CEO: Our most realistic way to go green to reduce size

If you didn't know, Sergio Marchionne is Fiat's CEO. In a recent interview in the French-speaking Swiss media outlet L'Hebdo, he spoke about the bank crisis, Switzerland's politics and his life in Switzerland. But he also talked about the car of the future, that is, the car of the near future.

Zap CEO talks and talks about Zap-X, Alias, Coke deal, and more

Zap's CEO Steve Schneider did a very interesting audio interview with CEONEWS.Tv recently where he talked about the Zap-X, the Zap-Coke deal and the future of the company. On Zap-X, Schneider says Chinese automaker Youngman owns 51 percent stake in the Detroit Electric joint venture, while Zap owns 49 percent in the company. Schneider explains Detroit Electric will sell higher speed electric vehicles while Zap continues to sell the lower speed vehicles. Schneider says the Youngman relationship i

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