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    Rumormill: BMW mulling potential 9 Series production

    Nine months may be long enough to bring another human being into the world, but it may take BMW a bit longer to make up its mind on the production of a potential 9 Series model. The idea was first mooted when the Bavarian automaker presented the Vision Future Luxury concept at the Beijing Motor ...

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    Exclusive: How feasible is Hyundai's HCD-15 Santa Cruz pickup?

    When the silk finally slipped off Hyundai's HCD-15 Santa Cruz concept at the Detroit Auto Show, it was tangible, four-wheeled confirmation following years of rumours that the Korean automaker has been investigating the pickup market. Yet despite strong early critical and online reception, the ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE nearly production ready

    Volkswagen brought out its third preview of its eventual production crossover with the Cross Coupe GTE, a plug-in, all-wheel-drive five-passenger CUV at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Volkswagen continues its long tease leading up to an eventual North American-built, seven-passenger crossover by ...

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    Report: What is the point of concept cars? Designer Peter Stevens weighs in

    You might not be aware of this, but if you're an enthusiast you've probably been a fan of at least one example of the work of automotive designer and consultant Peter Stevens. His is the hand behind everyday roadsters like the 2002 MG TF, exotic coupes like the 1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo and racing ...

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    Detroit: GAC WitStar provides your annual dose of Chinese-OEM conceptual weirdness from Detroit [w/video]

    The Chinese automakers rarely fail to provide moments of whimsy or baffling innovation when they present at the Detroit Auto Show, and the Guangzhou Automobile Group was no exception this year. GAC offered up both with its WitStar concept, a falcon-wing-doored, range-extended hybrid whose wacky ...

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    Canada: HIGHLIGHTS: 2015 Montreal Auto Show

    The 2015 Montreal International Auto Show is officially underway at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, offering the first look at a record number of Canadian car premieres before the rest of the country gets to see them. If that isn't enough, Montreal is also home to the Canadian ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE is a sleek take on brand's future CUV

    Volkswagen continues its long tease leading up to an eventual US-built, seven-passenger, three-row crossover with the Cross Coupe GTE at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. While it's still affixed with the tinsel of a concept car, there are a lot of details that will arrive on VW's eventual production ...

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    Detroit: Mercedes has X6 in its crosshairs with the GLE Coupe

    In the last month, Mercedes-Benz has taken the sheet off two versions of its GLE Coupe: the 450 AMG and Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S. The models represent the German brand's shot across the bow at the BMW X6 in the luxury-crossover-four-door-coupe segment, including the high-performance M version of the ...

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    Detroit: Local Motors builds Strati, the world's first 3D-printed car, in Detroit

    Local Motors has long been on the leading-edge of alternative car design, starting with the Rally Fighter off-road machine. The latest innovation being pioneered by Local Motors is happening right now, at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, where the company is 3D printing the main structure of a car ...

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    Detroit: Editors' Choice: Top Five 2015 Detroit Auto Show Debuts

    Optimists we are (mostly), and the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off the year's show season in an incredibly upbeat fashion. There were several surprises, a smattering of performance offerings, and heck, even Cobo Center had just undergone some much-needed ...