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    Rumormill: Mercedes-AMG planning hybrid hypercar?
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    It used to be that, a few overlapping two-door models aside, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche didn't really compete with one another. That's how the two ended up collaborating on projects like the Mercedes 500 E that put it on the performance sedan map without fear of stepping on each other's toes. But ...

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    Official: Porsche updates 919 Hybrid racer for 2015 season
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    Porsche's grand return to the elite level of global endurance racing showed mixed success in its first year. The company did score one victory in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship season during the race in Brazil but finished in third place overall among the three factory manufacturers. ...

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    Report: Porsche 911 going all-turbo this year save for GT3 and GT3 RS
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    The coming Porsche 911 GT3 RS will represent another high-water mark for the brand, and another milestone. Its 500-or-so horsepower and extreme aero are predicted to lop more than five seconds off the 7:20 Nürburgring lap time of the current GT3, making it "comfortably less" than 7:20. ...

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    Report: Acura NSX is industry's first supercar with a female design lead Michelle Christensen
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    Michelle Christensen. Unless you've been casting about the web for some behind-the-scenes takes on recent exotic car launches or were unusually curious during the early days of the sport crossover trend, her name probably means nothing to you. She grew up in Northern California, where her family ...

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    Video: Lexus NX, BMW i3 to get 2015 Super Bowl commercials
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    At this point last year, we'd been getting news on automotive-focused Super Bowl commercials for more than two months. The teasers hadn't come out yet, but manufacturers lined up for the super-expensive spots were making their intentions known. This year? Almost nada, until this week. BMW has ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE nearly production ready
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    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: Porsche planning more plug-ins
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    Which automaker offers the most plug-in models in the industry? The answer may surprise you, because it's not Toyota, it's not Renault or Nissan or any other automaker that might spring to mind. The answer is Porsche, which already offers the Cayenne and Panamera in plug-in hybrid spec in ...

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    Detroit: GAC WitStar provides your annual dose of Chinese-OEM conceptual weirdness from Detroit [w/video]
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    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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    Official: Honda rolls out six-seat Jade Hybrid wagon in Japan
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    Honda has tried its hand at making hybrids of all shapes and sizes – whether dedicated or adapted to partial electric propulsion. There was the original two-seat Insight, the five-passenger Insight that followed, the 2+2 CR-Z hatchback and the hybrid version of the Vezel crossover – ...

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