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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.

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Hyundai plans long-range premium EV in strategic shift

Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one ...

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Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92

A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep ...

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Mercedes' Vision of a roadster?

Mercedes-Benz plans to show a new version of its Vision concept this weekend . ...

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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.

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series.

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Infiniti Prototype 9 pays homage to '40s-styled racers

Infiniti may not have a vaunted motorsports pedigree but that hasn't stopped designers from creating a retro-looking race car and showcasing it at the year's most elevated celebration of automotive engineering, performance and design.

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

Speedy design cycles goal for Hyundai's new studio

Hyundai and Genesis are aiming to halve product design cycles, slashing the time it would take them to roll out full model changes. It's a bid to respond quickly to changing trends and keep products fresh amid toughening competition.

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