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Hot hatch from Hyundai

Hyundai's Veloster N has been spotted on Germany's Nurburgring track with light camouflage.


Model T rat rod gets Simcoe revved up

General Motors design chief Mike Simcoe last week took a fancy to veteran GM sculptor Todd Storrs' 1929 Ford Model T rat rod.

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Steady ramp-up for Genesis

A new sports sedan will begin to round out Genesis' lineup, along with a trio of crossovers due in the next two to four years.

Kia keeps pushing its boundaries

Kia continues to expand its horizons with more electrified powertrains, new crossover nameplates and a legitimate sports sedan that will seek to challenge the German stalwarts.

Aston Martin readies a sport wagon

Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a speedster and shooting brake version.

BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4

BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.

Crossover EV coming to U.S. in '20, VW says

Volkswagen has shown three electric concept vehicles built on its new MEB platform — a five-door hatchback, a minivan and a crossover — and the crossover will arrive first in U.S. dealerships.

Volvo's battery-powered revival

The automaker will offer three electrified vehicles in 2019 and spin out the high-performance Polestar line as an EV-only subbrand.

Jaguar lineup will keep growing

The F-Pace crossover is selling about the same number of units each month as all of the brand's cars combined. The winning streak should continue into 2018 when two new crossovers arrive

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Where are all the other mandates?

In public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention do not prescribe, under threat of penalty, a date by which pharmaceutical companies shall produce a drug to immunize against a certain disease. With cars, it's different.

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