Audi gives the R8 coupe more power and a revised look

Audi has presented a newly-upgraded R8 coupe, which will arrive in early 2019. The new 2019 R8 will feature an updated exterior design, more powerful V10 engines, and modified suspension and handling. The unveiling of the 2019 Audi R8 comes after the premier of the R8 LMS GT3 in Paris …

Toyota to build megawatt-scale renewable power and hydrogen fuel plant in California

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota has announced it will build the world’s first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station in California. This ‘Tri-Gen” facility will use locally-sourced agricultural bio-waste to generate huge amounts of power, lots of hydrogen, and clean water. Yes, …

Review: 2016 BMW 750i combines power and elegance in a plush package

Attention on the BMW’s flagship 7 Series this year has largely been on the plug-in hybrid iPerformance models – and for good reason. They are as innovative as they are beautiful. Yet the bread-and-butter for the big executive class sedan from BMW is in the gasoline-powered models. We spent a week in …

MINI John Cooper Works Clubman pumps up engine power, all-wheel drive

Mini has released specifications and information on the new John Cooper Works Clubman model, which combines the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine available in the Mini Cooper and Clubman with JCW goodies plus a unique all-wheel drive system. Read more at

DeltaWing and DHX to shrink electric vehicle motors without compromising power

DeltaWing Technology Group and DHX Electric Machines, both based in Georgia in the US, are collaborating to build small, lightweight electric motors for automotive applications. The companies claim their electric motors are 75 percent smaller than equivalent-output motors for automotive applications thanks to engineering improvements in heat management. Read more …

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