236 Results for

powertrain

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2015 Acura RDX

The Acura RDX becomes a simpler, more refined SUV for the 2015 model year with a new engine and AWD system, but terrible dashboard tech hurts the bottom line.

July 8, 2014

2.5 stars Editors' rating July 8, 2014
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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

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.

By June 28, 2014

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Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

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.

By June 25, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

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.

By May 28, 2014

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2015 Acura TLX gets a new look, new name

The tech and powertrain changes to this 2015 sedan run so deep, Acura decided to just rename it.

By April 17, 2014

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2015 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid could arrive summer 2015, execs say

Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.

By January 30, 2014

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Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter on the evolution from Stingray to Z06 and C7.R

The new Corvette Stingray has been winning awards left and right since its unveiling last year. We speak with the car's chief engineer about the just-unveiled Z06 edition, and how that became the C7.R racer.

By January 14, 2014

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Profile: Lotus Carlton

Vauxhall's new VXR8 goes on sale in December, which had me thinking about Luton's previous big bruiser saloons -- and the king of them all, the Lotus Carlton.

By November 23, 2013

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Billion-dollar babies: Far-out pet projects of the tech elite

From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.

By October 26, 2013

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Kia Niro Concept

Kia chases down the Nissan Juke with a futuristic powertrain.

By September 13, 2013