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Jeep Electrifies Renegade & Compass With Plug-In Hybrid Powertrains

The Jeep Renegade and Compass are going green in 2020.  However, Jeep isn’t exactly jumping on the typical EV bandwagon.  Both plug-in hybrids feature a revolutionary electric all-wheel drive system. Jeep found a better way to make a lasting impression at the Geneva International Motor Show recently. The brand unveiled two new plug-in hybrid versions of the Jeep Renegade and Compass for all the world to see. Yes, you read that right. After dominating last year’s headlines with the all-new Glad...
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Our Exclusive Interview With the Design Team Behind the Fiat Centoventi All-Electric Concept

From a bumper that displays messages to interchangeable seats, the concept has something for everyone Celebrating the brand’s 120th anniversary and its first concept car in 16 years, Fiat unveiled the electric Concept Centoventi (Concept 120) at the Geneva International Motor Show this week. The vehicle, the next-generation Panda, could arrive as early as 2021. Klaus Busse, the head of design for Europe brands at FCA, says, “It …
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The 2019 Geneva Motor Show Is Basically a Middle School Dance

As we get older, whole sections of our lives are mentally distilled into a handful of standout moments, accompanied by the broad strokes of shared experiences. Among them is the middle school dance, which really isn’t so much a dance as it is an opportunity for people to stand around wishing everyone would couple up […] The post The 2019 Geneva Motor Show Is Basically a Middle School Dance appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Geneva Motor Show: A $19 Million Bugatti and Supercars to Spare

Here is a little secret: The “Black Car” at the show is merely a mock-up of what the finished product will look like, with no interior and nothing under the hood.
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Geneva show has electrics, sports cars and a VW dune buggy

GENEVA (AP) — Carmakers at the Geneva International Motor Show are unveiling new electric vehicles they hope will transform the industry as well as the high-end sports cars that are a fixture at the show. Volvo Car Group’s Polestar is showing off a battery-powered compact car while Volkswagen is touting the whimsical ID. Buggy electric, […]
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Pininfarina’s $2 million electric ‘Battista’ hypercar is faster than a Formula 1 race car

Automobili Pininfarina, the automaker brand infused with Pininfarina design house DNA and owned by India’s Mahindra Group, revealed its first production car this week at the Geneva International Motor Show. And it’s an audacious inaugural effort. The Pininfarina Battista — a nod to design house founder Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina — is an all-electric beast of a hypercar that is faster than a current Formula 1 race car and can travel from 0 to 62 miles an hour in under two seconds. Automobili Pininfa...
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Electrics, compacts and SUVs share stage at Geneva auto show

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmakers are hoping to give consumers a glimpse of the future at this year’s Geneva auto show as they roll out new electric cars and try to re-energize an industry facing serious challenges on several fronts. The Geneva International Motor Show is taking place against a background of slowing sales in […]
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Kia's Electric Concept Has Twenty-One (21) Screens

Kia’s new all-electric concept car, which will debut at the Geneva International Motor Show, finally addresses the issue so many of us have complained about for years: why are there no cars that have more screens than we have fingers and toes? Kia’s new as-yet-unnamed concept solves this problem (barely) and hints at…Read more...
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Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show

It’s the Chicago Auto Show this week, but some manufacturers are already teasing models for March’s Geneva International Motor Show. Despite many automakers taking a powder on next month’s event, Mazda just announced plans to unveil a new compact crossover in Switzerland. Our best guess is that this is a preliminary concept for something that […] The post Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Pre-Ordering Open For Polestar 1

The Polestar 1, the first car from the new electric performance brand Polestar, is now available for pre-ordering in 18 countries. The news follows Polestar making its first public appearance at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, and so far the response has been positive. “With over 7,000 people interested in owning a Polestar 1 since its reveal, we are extremely encouraged by the passion shown for our product,” explained Thomas Ingenlath, Chief Executive Officer, Polestar. “We will now t...
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This Special McLaren 720S Is A Blue Beauty

Like many other high-end car manufacturers, McLaren has their own in-house custom shop. It’s called McLaren Special Operations, or MSO, and it is responsible for creating customized versions of the British company’s already impressive cars. Bespoke, to use the veddy, veddy British term. Deep Blue Somthing The McLaren 720S in Atlantic Blue by MSO takes the deepest of deep blue paint the Woking outfit could come up with, and combines it with a classic Saddle Tan leather interior. I’ve got to say...
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Le Fil Rouge Concept: The Future Hyundai?

Hyundai recently unveiled the Le Fil Rouge (HDC-1) concept at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. As the name implies, Le Fil Rouge (common thread) is Hyundai’s belief that past, present, and future designs are interconnected. “Le Fil Rouge is a reinterpretation of Hyundai’s design DNA that originated from the brand’s historical Hyundai Coupe Concept in 1974,” explained Luc Donckerwolke, Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai’s Design Center. Four Points Is this a new era for Hyund...
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Hey Elon: Say Hello To The Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo

When it comes to EVs, Teslas are the top-of-the-line, right? They’re the benchmark, or so goes the conventional wisdom. And that also goes a long way to explain that smile often seen on Elon Musk’s face. Well, the new Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo is here to dim that smile a little, if not wipe it off completely. For a while now, Porsche has been talking trash at Tesla, implying, if not outright stating that Tesla doesn’t understand performance and how to combine it with efficiency. They seem ...
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High-End Sports Cars Shine at Geneva Auto Show

When it comes to gawking at high-end sports cars, the Geneva International Motor Show is a pretty good place to be. There's one every few steps. They're sleek, fast and the product of the latest engineering technology. They are also some of the most expensive cars you can buy. As the show prepares to open to the public Thursday through March 18, here's a look at five of the most eye-catching models. Italdesign Zerouno Duerta The vehicle designer and builder located near Turin, Italy, off...
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Range Rover SV Coupe: Abandoning Utility for Exclusivity

Jaguar Land Rover previously mentioned it was working on a two-door flagship sport utility vehicle for Range Rover —  a model it promised would be the most expensive in the brand’s 70-year history. It certainly kept that promise. With a starting price of $295,000, the Range Rover SV Coupe fits the bill. Ditching the “utility” […] The post Range Rover SV Coupe: Abandoning Utility for Exclusivity appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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High-end sports cars gleam at Geneva auto show. Bring money.

GENEVA (AP) — When it comes to gawking at high-end sports cars, the Geneva International Motor Show is a pretty good place to be. There's one every few feet.They're sleek, fast and the product of the latest engineering technology.... [Author: [email protected]]
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2019 Jaguar I-PACE Debuts In Geneva, Pricing & Specs Announced

Okay, here it is. After seemingly endless hyping, Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE has finally been revealed. In a certain way, it’s sort of the Jag version of a Tesla Model X: it’s an SUV that drips style and exclusivity. And, this is a very strange thing to say about a Jaguar, it’ll be cheaper than a Tesla. Following its public debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Jaguar said the new I-PACE will be priced from $69,500 before federal and local government incentives .  Interesting Fashions When J...
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Goodyear unveils a living moss tire that cleans the air as you drive

The future of transportation is looking mighty green. Goodyear just revealed a new tire called Oxygene that integrates living moss to help improve air quality while you travel. Goodyear didn’t just stop there – Oxygene is 3D-printed out of recycled tires and includes technology to help keep pedestrians safe. While we’re excited about any eco-friendly innovations in mobility, this tire is particularly exciting because tires are such a toxic part of the transportation system. The Oxygene tire has...
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In Geneva, Extreme Luxury Takes the Floor

Rolls-Royce and Bentley, the cars of royalty and deep wealth, will be bringing several of their models to the show and will unveil a few surprises.
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Volkswagen reveals a stunning self-driving concept car that doesn't have a dashboard, steering wheel, or pedals

Volkswagen revealed the I.D. Vizzion concept at the Geneva International Motor Show on Monday. The car has Level 5 autonomy, which means it is capable of driving itself in all situations without any human assistance. The I.D. Vizzion also has a 111 kWh lithium-ion battery and a two-motor, all-wheel drive system that packs 302 horsepower and has a range of 413 miles per charge under the European testing system (which can produce inflated results). As Volkswagen prepares to launch its I.D. ser...
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Geneva Motor Show Unveils Hot New Cars, Auto Trends

Global automakers are rolling out more electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of a disruptive shift in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. For the European carmakers, the mood at the event could be unsettled by U.S. President Donald Trump's threat this weekend to slap tariffs on the region's manufacturers in a potential trade war. And the three big German manufacturers -- Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW -- wil...
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Automakers roll out new battery-powered cars at Geneva show

GENEVA (AP) — Global automakers are rolling out more electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of a disruptive shift in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous... [Author: [email protected]]
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Škoda to showcase several model updates at 2018 Geneva International Motor Show

Škoda said it will present several model updates and a glimpse into the automotive future at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.
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2019 Volvo V60 Revealed, Emphasis On Versatility & Safety

Volvo reveled the new V60 in its “natural habitat” or rather in the driveway of a home in Stockholm, Sweden. The location was fitting given the V60 is a five-door, midsize wagon and ideally suited for families on the go. Volvo says the new V60 “caters to the diverse needs and realities of modern family life” by being both practical and versatile. “The family estate driver is an important customer for our business and has been for generations,” explained Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO, Volvo C...
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The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63: Faster Than You Think!

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 still looks like the crate it was shipped in, which, to me, is one of the more charming things about it. Sure, they’ve rounded the corners, did some nips and tucks and contouring and such here and there, but the new G63 still looks like what anything that can go off road should look like: Honest. And even though the latest G-Class can go off road, and even though 99 percent of them never will, the most interesting thing about it is the big whompin’ stompin’ hootin’ holl...
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VW Pulls Steering Wheel, Pushes For Future Value With I.D. Vizzion

Volkswagen is going fully autonomous for the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. Meet the I.D. Vizzion, the latest autonomous concept that showcases VW’s claim for “future individual mobility.” The Vizzion concept is the fourth and largest member of the electrified I.D. family, but it’s remarkably different than its brethren. “Inside the I.D. Vizzion, a completely new feeling of driving and living is created without a steering wheel or visible controls,” reads a statement from VW. Hard to...
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New Zenvo Hypercar Teased for Geneva Motor Show Debut

Zenvo, the Danish supercar maker whose fiery – like, literally fiery – products are not giving up the dream of rivaling the big names in this game, announced the debut of a new model at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Al they have to say about this new model for now is that it will delight even “the most demanding of hypercar enthusiasts.” While details of the new Zenvo hypercar remain under wraps, the firm will be slowly but surely give us a taste of of in the run up to the Geneva Motor Sho...
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Range Rover Will Add a Fancy-pants ‘Coupe’ to Its Lineup

Range Rover has announced it will introduce a new flagship model called the SV Coupé. Now, before you allow your head to come apart like a meat-filled piñata at the thought of Range Rover building a car, recall that upscale automakers have all agreed that literally anything can be considered a coupe now. The new Range […] The post Range Rover Will Add a Fancy-pants ‘Coupe’ to Its Lineup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Best Cars of the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

We can always count on the Geneva International Motor Show to deliver, whether you’re looking for outrageous concepts or the latest in European luxury cars, and 2017 is no different. From a Peugeot concept that might leave wagon fans salivating to a new Civic variant with more than 300 hp and a manual transmission, the 2017 Geneva auto show brings together a wonderful mix of hot cars—keep reading for the favorites of Motor Trend editors who attended the show this year. 2018 Range Rover Vela...
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet First Look

Mercedes is rounding off its complete overhaul of the E-Class with a new cabriolet model bound for U.S. dealerships later this year. The convertible now offers all-wheel drive and receives many of the same updated technologies as its siblings. Like the E-Class sedan, coupe, and wagon, the cabriolet has grown in size. It’s now 5.0 inches longer, 2.9 inches wider, and 1.4 inches taller than its predecessor while also expanding 4.4 inches in the wheelbase. Up front, you’ll notice the automaker’s ne...
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