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The 2014 Chrysler 300S gets the basics right with a great powertrain and premium cabin amenities, but its tech and driver aid features are in need of an update. Fortunately, there's one just around the corner.
The electric-car maker also says problems upgrading the assembly line reduced production of the Model S and forecasts 2,000 fewer units will be delivered this year.
VW's XL1 was a 261 mpg hyper-efficient beast, but for the Paris Motor Show, VW is giving it a power boost to create this, the 168 mph XL Sport concept.
Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
With its new appearance, 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a competent full-size luxury SUV, but its powertrain and dashboard tech could also use an update to keep up with the competition.
Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.
Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.
The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.
The tech and powertrain changes to this 2015 sedan run so deep, Acura decided to just rename it.