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Ford teases more concepts for SEMA 2016
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31st Oct 2016
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Ford teases more concepts for SEMA 2016

Ford has revealed renderings and sketches of more concepts based on production models ahead of the 2016 SEMA show, with the latest crop including vehicles based on the Mustang, Fusion (Mondeo), F-150, F-250, and Transit. Like the Fiesta and Focus concepts previewed last week, these show cars feature numerous styling, performance and mechanical upgrades.
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James Wong
Ford previews Focus and Fiesta concepts for SEMA
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25th Oct 2016
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Ford previews Focus and Fiesta concepts for SEMA

Ford has released teaser images of six modified Focus and Fiesta concepts bound for the SEMA show in November. The six cars are heavily tweaked versions of the Fiesta ST, Focus ST and Focus RS hot hatches. First is a wide-body ‘PPG Pure White’ Fiesta ST by Dom Tucci Design that has been fitted with a Full-Race turbo kit, custom exhaust with Borla muffler, and a Mountune limited-slip differential.
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz spending big on electric future
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6th Oct 2016
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Mercedes-Benz spending big on electric future

There are four key pillars to Mercedes-Benz’s future mobility strategy, and cars are just one part of the puzzle. Under its CASE strategy - that's Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrification - the move to electric-drive is fundamental. By 2025, Mercedes-Benz expect to see 15 to 25 percent of its sales volume as electric vehicles, and that is with just ten models projected to be available.
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James Ward
Porsche 911 hybrid still on the cards, but not a priority
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3rd Oct 2016
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Porsche 911 hybrid still on the cards, but not a priority

There has been a burning question among Porsche purists for a while now: will the Stuttgart brand really put a hybrid drivetrain into its performance icon, the Porsche 911? According to Porsche executive board member for research and development, Michael Steiner, there is potential for such a version of the 911. But it won’t be some fuel-sipping Prius wannabe - instead, customers and enthusiasts alike can expect a performance-oriented hybrid drivetrain derived from the Porsche 918 Spyder.
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Matt Campbell
Hyundai N Performance cars 'must be track going', two variants to launch with i30
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1st Oct 2016
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Hyundai N Performance cars 'must be track going', two variants to launch with i30

Hyundai's new performance engineering boss says N Performance cars must be track going, with the brand confirming two levels of Hyundai i30N performance vehicles for buyers. Speaking exclusively with members of the Australian media, Hyundai head of vehicle test and high performance development, Albert Biermann said that the brand would release two versions of the i30N and that both would have a track requirement.
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Paul Maric