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Polestar debuts with performance coupe, subscription sales model

Volvo and its parent, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, are initially investing about $752 million in the stand-alone electrified vehicle brand, mostly for a China assembly plant. Only 500 Polestar 1 coupes will be produced annually and customers can preorder the vehicle starting Tuesday.

How J Mays views the future of design

Three years removed from the auto industry, ex-Ford design boss J Mays still has something to say about where auto design is headed.

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BMW goes fwd for 2-series Gran Coupe

New spy shots seem to confirm that the coming 2-series Gran Coupe will be built on a fwd platform -- the same platform that underpins the Mini lineup and the smaller 1-series sedan currently slated only for China. BMW is expected to introduce the fwd-based 2-series Gran Coupe in 2020.

Toyota plots updates for trucks

Newly established Texas resident Toyota is planning a flood of Tacomas and major updates to body-on-frame vehicles such as the Tundra, Sequoia and 4Runner.

The new book of Genesis

Chapter and verse illuminate the origins and philosophy of the world's newest luxury contender with inspirational meditations and artsy photos.