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2019 Honda Insight First Drive: Third Try’s A Charm

Strapping into the original 2000-model-year Honda Insight, I was never more certain about anything: This will be a hit. Man oh man, here’s the first hybrid sold in America. It’s a radically aluminum, slippery teardrop of a two-seater that looks like an eye-catching cross between a Chiclet and a space-pod dropped from Venus. Brilliant, brilliant […]

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2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 First Drive: A Car That Talks to Itself

Take a quick glance at the exterior of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C300, and you’d be forgiven for not spotting any conspicuous visual changes. Squint, and perhaps you might notice the revised shape of the bumpers, or the way the standard LEDs brighten up the head- and taillights at night. But that’s about it. The choice […]

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First Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Rolls off the Line

Tesla has begun production on the dual-motor Tesla Model 3. It only took 3 weeks to produce the all-new assembly line for the Model 3, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Musk announced the news on Twitter earlier this week. Amazing work by Tesla team. Built entire new general assembly line in 3 weeks w […]

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2020 Rivian Pickup and SUV First Look: Elec-Trucks

Earlier this month, Angus MacKenzie’s story “Tesla Killers: Rise of the E-Machines” detailed the headwinds that will face Elon Musk’s enterprise as mainstream automakers ready some 50-plus new battery-electric vehicles for production by 2025. Not mentioned in that piece are the startup EV disrupters we’ve covered that also hope to muscle in on the long-distance […]

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Honda Civic Type R Sets New Record at Spa-Francorchamps

The Honda Civic Type R has been breaking lap records left and right. This time, the hot hatch clocked a time of 2 minutes, 53.72 seconds at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, a new record for a production car with front-wheel drive. The new time chips away at the record set by the previous generation […]

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