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After teasing a rendered 2020 Kia Optima fastback hidden in the shadows, Kia now shines the spotlights on their upcoming Korean-market sedan, which frankly, looks a lot tamer than the futuristic aesthetic suggested by the renders. Sporting the new ‘Tiger Face’ design, an evolution of the car manufacturer’s ‘Tiger Nose’ signature …

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You’ve seen 3D-printed objects made out of metal or resin, but what about one that’s made of fabric? Employing production methods used in making shoes, clothes and furniture, Ford is developing a way to make 3D-knitted seats, which basically gives Ford owners the power to design their own seat covers. …

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Starting with the Xpander early this year, and on to the Strada, then lately, the Montero Sport, one by one, Mitsubishi’s car are being imbued with the next generation Dynamic Shield design language. With the latest teaser from Japan’s second biggest automaker, it seems the Mirage and Mirage G4 are …

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Toyota Motors adds to its SUV lineup with a new small crossover dubbed the Raize. Taking the space that the now-sizable RAV4 used to occupy, the 2020 Toyota Raize is less than four meters long (3995mm to be exact), with “class-leading luggage capacity and interior space, and numerous convenient storage …

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Eager to leave its disastrous emissions scandal behind, Volkswagen is moving forward with its electrification efforts at a speedy pace, beginning with the ID. family that includes the ID.R, ID.3, and ID. Buggy. Previewing the latest addition to its ID electric family, VW released a rendering of the ID.Space Vizzion, …

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The all-new Nissan Patrol is officially on sale in Australia, where the popular off-roader comes in two trims—Ti and Ti-L—and sells for AUD75,990 and AUD91,990, respectively (approx. PHP2.63 million and PHP 3.19 million before taxes and fees). For the 2020 model year, the rugged and tough SUV gets a major …

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South Korean car brand Kia unveiled a spectacular concept at the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE) when the event opened yesterday in Shanghai. Dubbed the Futuron, Kia’s coupe-SUV concept sports an electric powertrain, all-wheel drive, and Level 4 autonomy. Kia describes the car as “sleek, streamlined shape wrapped with …

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Following the announcement of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA merger, both companies assured the general public that they will not close any of their existing factories. However, in a slowing automotive market, the combined 14 million production capacity can prove too much for both companies to sustain. Experts …

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Honda Motor Co. flexed its financial muscle when it announced that it has bought out the remaining shares of Keihin Corp., Showa Corp., and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd., with plans to consolidate them in in an ‘absorption-type merger’ where they will now fall under a single brand: Hitachi Automotive Systems. …

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The first batch of the refreshed 2020 Honda CR-V starts appearing at US dealerships this month, boasting an even sportier styling, updated features and upgraded powertrains. With the 2020 version of the CR-V, Honda Sensing safety and driver-assist system now comes standard. Honda’s advanced active safety tech bundle includes automatic …

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No sooner has driver Ott Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja been crowned recently as the 2019 FIA World Rally Champion that the duo will be switching from Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT and their Toyota Yaris WRC to drive for Hyundai Motorsport for the next two seasons. The announcement confirms four …

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In September 2018, Toyota’s luxury car brand, Lexus, announced that it was going into the boatbuilding business with the Marquis-Larson Boat Group “to build, sell, and service the next Lexus yacht.”  A year later, it formally revealed the production version of the yacht in the Lexus LY 650, with its …

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Ford is preparing to break cover on its ‘Mustang-inspired’ SUV on November 17 at the LA Auto Show. The SUV, dubbed ‘Mach-E,’ is designed to be a direct competitor to the Tesla Model Y. The American car brand has been successful in cloaking the car’s overall look in secrecy, that …

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Unfortunately for the politically-correct crowd, James Bond will not be manning a zero-emission electric Aston Martin Rapide E in his latest outing as previously announced. Instead, the superspy will rely on four gas-guzzling speedsters from the luxury British marque. In the new movie, “No Time to Die,” Bond and his …

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Hyundai  has made it clear it wants to build flying cars to lessen traffic congestion. So it decided to turn this dream into reality by creating a new division whose sole purpose is to design flying vehicles for the masses. The company’s Urban Air Mobility Division is in charge of …

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