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First Jaguar EV due within the next two years - report
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First Jaguar EV due within the next two years - report

British luxury brand Jaguar is reportedly working to have at least one form of electric powertrain on the market by 2018, according to a new report this week. With its new-generation model onslaught in full swing, including the F-Type, XE, XF, and the soon-to-be-released F-Pace SUV, Jaguar is now reportedly less than two years away from offering its first green car...


Mercedes-AMG GLC63 to make use of new E63 drivetrain, will not use C63 bits
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Mercedes-AMG GLC63 to make use of new E63 drivetrain, will not use C63 bits

There will be a new Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV and a Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe, and neither of them will use the same drivetrain as the C63 range. CarAdvice learnt this exclusive detail about the not-yet-revealed high-performance version of the GLC63 in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers, who was on hand at the show to unveil the Mercedes-AMG GLC43 model (pictured) that will plug the gap between the regular GLC range and the yet-to-be-revealed, full-fat GLC63...


Mercedes-AMG will take part in Mercedes-Benz’s electric car future
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Mercedes-AMG will take part in Mercedes-Benz’s electric car future

Mercedes-AMG is going to play its part as Mercedes-Benz looks to develop a family of electrified vehicles in the coming years. Tobias Moers, Mercedes-AMG CEO, told CarAdvice at the 2016 New York motor show that the performance sub-brand will get the chance to do its thing with the future luxury alternative-propulsion models...


Volvo safety chief says its ‘zero fatality’ mission is on track
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Volvo safety chief says its ‘zero fatality’ mission is on track

Volvo made a statement quite some time ago that it was aiming for zero fatalities in its new vehicles by 2020. And the brand is on track to achieve that goal. That’s according to Volvo Cars Safety Centre acting senior director, Jan Ivarsson. In an exclusive interview at the 2016 New York motor show, the Swedish safety guru made it clear that the goal is achievable, and technology is how it can happen...


Nissan GT-R and Skyline GT-R: Six generations on display in New York
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Nissan GT-R and Skyline GT-R: Six generations on display in New York

To celebrate the launch of an updated Nissan GT-R at the 2016 New York auto show, the company dedicated its stage in the Big Apple to its one true supercar, with one model from every generation on display. 1969 C10 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R The original GT-R branded Skyline sports car, the 2000GT-R featured bolt-on rear-wheel arch flares, and aggressive spoilers at the front and rear...


Volvo Excellence baby seat and recliner seats could make it to production
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Volvo Excellence baby seat and recliner seats could make it to production

The Volvo XC90 Excellence concept car series – including the Lounge Console and Excellence Child Seat with an integrated baby capsule – could become a reality. Volvo Cars Safety Centre acting senior director, Jan Ivarsson, told CarAdvice in an exclusive interview at the 2016 New York motor show that the Swedish brand is evaluating whether buyers are eager enough for the innovative luxury model features to head to production...


Mercedes-AMG chief denies Alpine engine deal
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Mercedes-AMG chief denies Alpine engine deal

Recently a rumour surfaced recently that Mercedes-AMG was in the running to provide the engines for an expanded range of Alpine sports cars. It isn't true, according to Mercedes-AMG chief Tobias Moers. The premise was simple – the revived French brand, Alpine, which is under the control of Renault, would take advantage of an existing agreement between the French and German brands in order to get engines from over the border...


Mazda MX-5 takes unprecedented double at World Car of the Year Awards
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Mazda MX-5 takes unprecedented double at World Car of the Year Awards

The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 this week achieved an unprecedented double at the annual World Car of the Year Awards in New York, picking up the gongs for best design and the overall best car. The fourth-generation of Mazda’s iconic MX-5 convertible, released last year and racking up record sales, took all before it...


Mercedes-Benz SUV range is ‘filling the final holes’, but there will be more holes
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Mercedes-Benz SUV range is ‘filling the final holes’, but there will be more holes

The seemingly never-ending SUV product expansion for Mercedes-Benz appears to have almost met its end point – for the time being. Ola Källenius, member of the board of management of Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales, said there aren’t many more gaps to fill in the brand’s mainstream SUV ranks at this point in time...


Nissan launches ‘micromobility’ program at New York motor show
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Nissan launches ‘micromobility’ program at New York motor show

Nissan has once again shown that the future of travel is very much at the forefront of its business plan, today announcing it will showcase four Nissan New Mobility Concepts (NNMC) at the upcoming New York motor show. The announcement of Nissan’s latest foray into eco-friendly ‘micromobility’ travel comes just a week after CarAdvice reported on Nissan’s long-term vision for ‘Intelligent Mobility’...


2016 New York motor show: Hits and misses
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2016 New York motor show: Hits and misses

The 2016 New York International Auto Show is now in full swing, with the press days wrapped up and the doors thrown open to the buying public. The Big Apple's motor show isn't the biggest around, but it can always be relied on for a handful of important premieres - and this year's event is no exception...


Mitsubishi outlines aggressive SUV expansion plan
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Mitsubishi outlines aggressive SUV expansion plan

Mitsubishi will offer a trio of all-new or new-generation crossover SUVs before 2020, comprising a shrunken next ASX, a larger next Outlander and a brand new model sandwiched in between. Each will come in electric or plug-in hybrid guise as an option...


Chevrolet SS not dead yet: Product chief suggests replacement V8 performance sedan on its way
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Chevrolet SS not dead yet: Product chief suggests replacement V8 performance sedan on its way

We all thought that the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS performance sedan would be dead when General Motors shut down its Australian production facility in 2017. But that may not be the case. Based on a discussion at the 2016 New York motor show with Chevrolet Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser, CarAdvice has learnt there’s a strong chance of an all-new Chevrolet SS performance sedan replacing the Holden-built model...


Chevrolet Camaro ‘will be built’ in right-hand drive if demand is high enough, says product chief
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Chevrolet Camaro ‘will be built’ in right-hand drive if demand is high enough, says product chief

The muscle car madness could continue in Australia, with a General Motors spokesperson confirming it is looking into whether a right-hand-drive version of the Chevrolet Camaro could work. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2016 New York motor show, Chevrolet Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser said that the US company is looking at opportunities in right-hand-drive markets, meaning a Camaro with a Holden badge could become a reality...


2016 Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop walk around at New York Auto Show
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2016 Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop walk around at New York Auto Show

Read the article here. The Mazda MX-5 RF made its world premiere in New York, bringing a new twist to the traditional idea of how to produce a folding hardtop. The ‘RF’ in Mazda MX-5 RF, as you’re no doubt wondering, stands for Retractable Fastback, which outlines what you need to know first and foremost about this new take on the world’s most popular convertible...


Hyundai Ioniq PHEV will go unchallenged in Australia with Prius Prime a no-show
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Hyundai Ioniq PHEV will go unchallenged in Australia with Prius Prime a no-show

Toyota and Hyundai have become direct rivals in the plug-in hybrid market, with today's New York motor show introduction of the Toyota Prius Prime and Hyundai Ioniq. Both companies hope to secure a larger share of the growing global segment, but what sets the two apart? Like the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Ioniq is available in both standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid - as well as full-electric, which puts it one-up on the Prius...


Subaru refutes mid-engined sports car rumour, but confirms new BRZ desire
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Subaru refutes mid-engined sports car rumour, but confirms new BRZ desire

Subaru has rebuffed rumours out of the US that it is secretly working on a special mid-engined sports coupe prototype. As we recently noted, a report from US publication Car & Driver, citing a Subaru source, claimed it was testing a new Boxer mid-engined turbocharged prototype model, with two electric motors powering the front wheels and the engine powering the rears...


Genesis Supercar a possibility, but not for now: Schreyer
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Genesis Supercar a possibility, but not for now: Schreyer

The newly formed Genesis luxury brand has the potential for a supercar in its product line-up as it seeks to take on the established might of its German and Japanese rivals. All high-end luxury brands have created supercars to act as a halo, a top-tier product that showcases their technological and performance know-how, one that is out of reach but aspirational enough so that it helps create an additional layer of desire for the brand’s lesser models...


Honda NSX GT3 New York reveal signals 2017 racing intent
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Honda NSX GT3 New York reveal signals 2017 racing intent

With interest in GT-level motorsport ever increasing, Honda is the latest brand to make clear its racing intentions with the New York motor show unveiling of its Honda NSX GT3 racer. Clearly stamped with its North American ‘Acura’ branding, the Honda NSX GT3 race car revealed at this week’s 2016 New York International Auto Show is set to tackle the North American GT3 category from 2017...


2017 Subaru Impreza hatch and sedan gallery
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2017 Subaru Impreza hatch and sedan gallery

The 2017 Subaru Impreza has been revealed at the 2016 New York motor show, along with at a private event the night before. We have uploaded an image gallery in the Photos tab to see the Impreza in more detail. The debut marks the next generation of Impreza for Subaru, which has seen a recent sales slump in Australia...