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Turbocharged engines have taken over the car world. These are our favourites from Porsche, Ferrari, Chevy, Ford, Volvo, VW and more.

Turbocharged engines have become a widespread option across many auto brands, from luxury marques to mass-market options. Turbochargers used to be the province of European cars, but they’re appearing on more American nameplates. I’ve driven turbos from Porsche, Ferrari, McLaren, and Audi, but also from Ford and Chevy. Here’s rundown […]
Turbocharged engines have taken over the car world. These are our favourites from Porsche, Ferrari, Chevy, Ford, Volvo, VW and more.
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Production of Audi’s electric e-Tron SUV is on pause due to a battery shortage — and it shows why Tesla and GM are spending billions on battery factories

Audi’s electric e-Tron SUV is in the middle of a production stoppage due to a battery shortage, Bloomberg reports. The pause began on February 20 and will end on Tuesday, an Audi representative told Bloomberg. Automakers have been investing in joint ventures with battery companies as they plan to significantly […]
Production of Audi’s electric e-Tron SUV is on pause due to a battery shortage — and it shows why Tesla and GM are spending billions on battery factories
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These are the 16 most reliable car brands for 2020

Genesis took the top spot in JD Power’s 2020 vehicle-dependability study. The brand’s customers reported 89 problems per 100 vehicles, compared to an industry average of 134. Lexus and Buick took second and third, respectively. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cars are more reliable than ever, according to […]
These are the 16 most reliable car brands for 2020
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The 24 coolest vehicles we saw at CES 2020

There are a variety of electric, autonomous, and flying vehicles on display at this year’s edition of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Some are set for production, while others are speculative concepts. Mercedes-Benz,Ford, and Jeep are among the brands that have brought vehicles to the conference. Sign up […]
The 24 coolest vehicles we saw at CES 2020
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The 10 SUVs with the worst resale value 5 years after being purchased new

Automotive research firm iSeeCars.com has compiled a list of 10 SUVs with the highest depreciation after five years of ownership. The Lincoln MKT tops the list, with a depreciation of 66.1% in five years – a $US37,997 difference. The list includes Lincolns,BMWs,INFINITIs, and a GMC, Cadillac, and Audi. Visit Business […]
The 10 SUVs with the worst resale value 5 years after being purchased new
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Every electric vehicle you can buy in the US

There are 15 fully-electric vehicles available for purchase in the US. They range in price from under $US30,000 to over $US80,000. Tesla dominates the US electric-vehicle market in sales, but there are also options from Audi,BMW, and Chevrolet. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Electric vehicles are still a […]
Every electric vehicle you can buy in the US
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Audi created an autonomous off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights

Audi has released the concept AI:TRAILQuattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammock-like backseats and LED drones that fly ahead of the vehicle and illuminate the road, instead of headlights. This is the fourth release in the automaker’s concept electric vehicles line. Visit BusinessInsider.com for […]
Audi created an autonomous off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights
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These are the cool cars and concepts from the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show kicked off this week and runs until September 22, serving as a showcase for the German auto industry. German automakers staged numerous debuts. Land Rover revealed its much-anticipated Defender SUV. Here are the coolest new cars and concepts. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
These are the cool cars and concepts from the Frankfurt Motor Show
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These 13 brands have controversial, dark origins

Brands aren’t immune to having skeletons in their proverbial closets. Many of these controversial pasts date back to World War II and the Holocaust. A number of well-known and popular brands were directly involved in supporting the Nazi war effort. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. 2019 brought about […]
These 13 brands have controversial, dark origins
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I drove a $610,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, a $250,000 Lamborghini Urus, a $98,000 Audi RS 5 Sportback, a $42,000 VW Golf R, and a $27,000 Final Edition of the VW Beetle — here are the big differences in those cars

It’s a constant question: “Is the ultra-expensive car really worth it compared to a much cheaper set of wheels?” I set out to answer that question by comparing five VWGroup vehicles: the LamborghiniAventador SVJ and Lamborghini Urus; the Audi RS5 Sportback; and the VW Golf R and VW Beetle Final […]
I drove a $610,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, a $250,000 Lamborghini Urus, a $98,000 Audi RS 5 Sportback, a $42,000 VW Golf R, and a $27,000 Final Edition of the VW Beetle — here are the big differences in those cars
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9 car companies that aren’t named after their founder

Many car companies, like Ford and Chrysler, are named after their founder’s last names Other automakers, like Aston Martin and Cadillac, have a unique background to their recognisable names. Here are nine automakers that have a more interesting explanation to the names that the companies bear. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
9 car companies that aren’t named after their founder
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6 carmakers that are betting electric scooters and bikes — not cars — are the future of city transportation

Carmakers are investing in electric portable mobility transportation by creating either concepts or full-blown new products, including e-bikes and e-scooters, at an increasing pace. While concept micro-mobility ideas like Volkswagen’s scooters have an uncertain path to production, others, such as Peugeot, already sell a full line of products – and […]
6 carmakers that are betting electric scooters and bikes — not cars — are the future of city transportation
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Audi e-trons are blocking Tesla Supercharger stalls

Twophotos posted on Twitter and a video on YouTube show Audie-tronSUVs blocking stalls at Tesla‘s Supercharger charging stations. Supercharger stations are compatible only with Tesla vehicles. Audi did not immediately respond to a request for comment on whether it had intentionally placed the vehicles at the Supercharger stations. Visit Business […]
Audi e-trons are blocking Tesla Supercharger stalls
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17 hot cars we can’t wait to see at the 2019 New York Auto Show

The New York Auto Show is one of the biggest and most historic car shows of the year. This year’s show will be more focused on everyday production models than fanciful concept cars. Brands expected to make a splash includes Cadillac, Lincoln, Dodge, Ford, Audi, Mercedes, Acura, Hyundai, Subaru, Toyota, […]
17 hot cars we can’t wait to see at the 2019 New York Auto Show
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Check out the hottest cars and concepts coming to the 2019 Shanghai motor show

The 2019 Shanghai motor show opens on April 18. Western, Japanese, and Chinese automakers are showcasing a range of concepts, electric cars, and luxury vehicles. China is the world’s largest auto market, with more than 20 million in annual sales. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The 2019 Shanghai […]
Check out the hottest cars and concepts coming to the 2019 Shanghai motor show
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The 30 most popular cars on Instagram

Instagram users love to post photos of sports cars, but they’re also enthusiastic about modestly-priced sedans, according to a study published in March by the car insurance website Veygo. We revisited this list on June 14 to see how the rankings held up. The study ranked the cars most frequently […]
The 30 most popular cars on Instagram
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25 hot cars at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show is the first major European auto show of 2019. The show features the latest offerings from Aston Martin, Bentley, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Polestar, VW, Subaru, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, and Pininfarina. As the trend in the industry goes, electric vehicles and hybrids will play a […]
25 hot cars at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show
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18 hot cars we can’t wait to see at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show is the first major European auto show of 2019. The show will feature the latest offerings from Aston Martin, Bentley, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Polestar, VW, Subaru, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, and Pininfarina. As the trend in the industry goes, electric vehicles and hybrids will play […]
18 hot cars we can’t wait to see at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show
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The 10 best cars of 2019

Consumer Reports released its annual “Top Picks” list on Thursday. Ten cars all from different segments of the market were selected based on performance in road testing, predicted reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction. Toyota led the way with four cars on the list, while Subaru followed with two entries. Ford, […]
The 10 best cars of 2019
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These are the most reliable cars for 2019

The market research company JD Power released on Wednesday its list of the most dependable vehicles from model year 2016. The study measures the number of problems reported during the past year for vehicles from the model year three years prior. Lexus was named the most reliable brand, followed by […]
These are the most reliable cars for 2019
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The 20 coolest vehicles we saw at CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) runs January 8-11 in Las Vegas. The event has become an increasingly important venue for automakers to show off their ideas for the future of transportation. This year automakers like Mercedes-Benz,Audi, and BMW brought concept and upcoming production vehicles to the event. We also […]
The 20 coolest vehicles we saw at CES
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The best car we saw at CES 2019

Though Audi first unveiled its Aicon concept car in 2017, it was my favourite car at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The electric, autonomous concept vehicle’s exterior design, interior design, and proposed specs and capabilities made me more excited about the possibility of riding in a production version […]
The best car we saw at CES 2019
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The 11 coolest cars we can’t wait to see at CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) runs from January 8-11 in Las Vegas. The event has become an increasingly important venue for automakers to show off their ideas for the future of transportation. This year, automakers like Mercedes-Benz,Audi, and Honda are bringing concept and upcoming production vehicles to the event. […]
The 11 coolest cars we can’t wait to see at CES
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40 hot cars we can’t wait to see in 2019

Auto sales in the US are once again expected to top 17 million vehicles in 2018. SUVs remain the most popular genre of vehicle and account for more than 46% of all sales. In 2019, there will be series of highly anticipated new models reaching the market from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, […]
40 hot cars we can’t wait to see in 2019
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The 31 coolest concept cars revealed in 2018

Concept cars allow auto companies to lay out their vision for the future. While the specs and features assigned to these vehicles may be far-fetched and somewhat arbitrary, their basic features can point toward where auto companies are spending their research and development money. Autonomy and electrification were two of […]
The 31 coolest concept cars revealed in 2018
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The 24 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show begins on Friday and runs through December 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Major automakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, as well as startups like Rivian and Byton, will show off production and concept vehicles. This year’s lineup includes vehicles that represent the auto industry’s […]
The 24 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show
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Apple CarPlay is Business Insider’s 2018 Infotainment System of the Year

AppleCarPlay is the winner of Business Insider’s 2018 Infotainment System of the Year. AppleCarPlay beat out four other systems, from Audi, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, and Tesla. CarPlay is unique in that it can be used in different vehicles from different manufacturers, overriding the quirks of proprietary infotainment systems. […]
Apple CarPlay is Business Insider’s 2018 Infotainment System of the Year
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40 electric cars you’ll see on the road by 2025

While electric vehicles aren’t posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them. Both new and traditional car manufacturers plan to release electric vehicles in the coming years. Some of the vehicles have specs and tech features that exceed most gas-powered cars. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
40 electric cars you’ll see on the road by 2025
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You can now buy Prince Harry’s old Audi RS6 wagon for $125,500

Prince Harry’s old Audi RS6 Avant is on sale on AutoTrader.com. The Duke of Sussex used the wagon to drive his new wife, Meghan Markle, to Pippa Middleton’s wedding in May 2017. The car features BOSE Surround Sound, MMI infotainment system, and 552 bhp engine power. Prince Harry’s 2017 Audi […]
You can now buy Prince Harry’s old Audi RS6 wagon for $125,500
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Audi unveils its stylish new weapon against BMW and Mercedes

The Audi Q3 made its world debut on Tuesday. The subcompact crossover will go on sale this November in Germany. It will be powered by a selection of turbocharged, four-cylinder engines ranging from 150 to 230 horsepower. Audi has not announced pricing for the new Q3. Audi finally unveiled its […]
Audi unveils its stylish new weapon against BMW and Mercedes
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The 36 hottest cars we saw at the New York Auto Show

The 2018 New York Auto Show saw major car reveals from brands such as Acura, Cadillac, Nissan, Jaguar, Toyota, and Volkswagen. The show focused more on cars for everyday life instead of Geneva’s supercars bonanza. The 2018 New York International Auto Show ended on April 8. The 2018 New York […]
The 36 hottest cars we saw at the New York Auto Show
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These are the best cars, trucks, and SUVs to buy in 2018

Consumer Reports released its annual Top Picks list. Ten cars all from different segments of the market were selected based on its performance in road testing, predicted reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction. Toyota led the way with four cars on the list while Chevrolet followed with two entries. Ford, Subaru, […]
These are the best cars, trucks, and SUVs to buy in 2018
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A cool car financing startup is making it easier to lease and buy Audis

AutoGravity has added Audi Financial Services to its network The company is trying to streamline the car-buying-and-leasing process. AutoGravity, a California-based car-financing startup founded in 2015, has been growing a nice clip. On Tuesday, it announced that it had added Audi Financial Services to its online lending-and-leasing platform. “AutoGravity brings […]
A cool car financing startup is making it easier to lease and buy Audis
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What it’s like to live with a supercar in the city

Few things are better than the visceral enjoyment of driving a supercar. Ask any car enthusiast which driver’s seat they prefer and the answer, almost invariably, will be one that sits low, with a big, thunderous engine out back and a six-figure price tag. As true as that might be, […]
What it’s like to live with a supercar in the city
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Audi will release a high-performance electric car in 2020

Audi Sport will release an electric vehicle in 2020. Outgoing managing director Stephan Winkelmann revealed the news at a launch event for the RS4 Avant. But Winkelmann added that Audi Sport won’t abandon its roots, as it plans to produce plenty of turbo engines in the coming years. Audi is […]
Audi will release a high-performance electric car in 2020
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Here are the 21 best cars for winter weather driving

Winter driving poses some unique challenges. Here are 21 cars, trucks, SUVs we believe are the best for winter driving. All vehicles on our list feature robust all-wheel-drive/four-wheel-drive systems and advanced driver assistance features. Winter isn’t just coming. It’s already here. For many of us, that means driving in snow, […]
Here are the 21 best cars for winter weather driving
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