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US: Shell Eco-Marathon pays Detroit a visit

US: Shell Eco-Marathon pays Detroit a visit

The Motor City will have a decidedly futuristic look next weekend, with over 140 experimental high-efficiency prototypes racing each other for glory and world recognition in the Shell Eco-Marathon. This is the first year the event hits downtown Detroit and will also include a conference all at Cobo Center where […]

Exclusive: Rolls-Royce’s SUV will not make an appearance in Geneva for the International Motor Show

Exclusive: Rolls-Royce’s SUV will not make an appearance in Geneva for the International Motor Show

The BMW-owned ultra-luxury British brand Rolls-Royce has shed the ultimate barrier – following months of speculation, rumors and executive hints, it officially confirmed it will develop and build a flagship SUV. Known for its rich and opulent sedans, the British marquee will appall the ultra-conservative fan base – just like […]

BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype shown

BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype shown

The BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype has been recently unveiled, during the Group Innovation Days 2014. BMW’s newest creation is actually a prototype based on the 3-Series facelift, in the plug-in hybrid variant. The model in question is wearing camouflage on the front fascia and on its rear end, as […]

China: BMW and Baidu start automated driving testing

China: BMW and Baidu start automated driving testing

BMW and local Internet giant Baidu are pushing forward the beginning of a project that involves highly automated driving trials in Beijing and Shanghai. The German automaker has already spent thousands of hours gathering thousands of kilometers of trials on German autobahns with its research cars capable of near self-driving. […]