From the category archives: Industry News and Events

BMW and Toyota Working on Fuel Cell Vehicle

On the heels of its i3 model, BMW is now working with Toyota to develop its second alternatively-powered vehicle. According to Automotive News, BMW will begin testing a new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that they expect to be ready for customers in 2020. 

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Lexus Reviving SC Name for Large Luxury Coupe

The original Lexus SC coupe was a car that many believed to be ahead of its time. It was wildly successful and still maintains a strong following of loyalists. The SC nameplate was discontinued in 2010 after the second generation failed to share the same success as the first. A report from Autoblog indicates that after five years on the shelf, Lexus is looking to bring back the SC with a bang. Rumors indicate a large, powerful, luxury coupe that will be built on the next-generation LS platform.

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Ford Collaborating on Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Ford has taken the next step toward autonomous vehicle production this week, as it has moved from a research effort to an advanced engineering program. According to Ford’s PR representatives, Ford has created a global team to work on the Autonomous program, with efforts headed by Randy Visintainer. 

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Mercedes Unveils GLC Crossover to Replace GLK

Mercedes-Benz continues overhauling its lineup and naming strategy with the release of the all-new GLC. The second generation of the former GLK will go on sale in mid-November, and according to Automotive News, will feature coupe, performance, and plug-in hybrid variants.

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Honda Aims to Overhaul Lineup, Cuts Civic Hybrid and CNG Models

As Honda moves closer to the launch of the tenth generation Civic, it was announced that the Civic Hybrid and CNG models will be discontinued after the 2015 model year. 

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Smartphone Remotely Controls Range Rover Sport

Last week, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced they have pothole detection technology in the works. This week, the claims of future technology continue. As the headline of this post states, JLR recently shared with the world a very James Bond-ish feature they've been developing: off-roading without being in the vehicle.

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Jaguar Land Rover Working on Pothole Detection Technology

Potholes and road damage are responsible for roughly $6.4 billion in needed repairs to American motorists each year.  Jaguar Land Rover is looking to aid in the prevention of these damages by researching a new car connected technology that will detect road hazards ― like rim-bending potholes ― and relay the information to the proper authorities

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Next Generation BMW 7-Series Leaked

Just days before it official release, scheduled for June 10, the all new BMW 7-Series has already begun to show its face. According to Motor Authority, the updated 7-Series has been leaked with the latest images coming from BMW’s own build configurator. 

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Porsche 911 GT to Target Purists

The past year has been rough for Porsche purists. It started off with a shocking announcement that the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS would no longer be available with a manual transmission. This news was followed up by another report that Porsche was looking to move away from its naturally aspirated flat-six engine and introduce a turbocharged version. While these advancements are in an effort to produce the fastest, most efficient 911 Porsche has offered, the news has left a sour taste with the enthusiast crowd. 

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Ford Offers EV Patents to Competition

Ford currently has close to 650 patents related to electric vehicles and almost another 1,000 pending. Ford filed over 400 patents last year related to EV technology and is planning to hire 200 more engineers dedicated to the area this year. In an effort to spur EV innovation, Ford will be releasing these patents to the competition. 

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