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Mercedes-Benz will build an electric G-Class SUV

Two years ago, then-head of Mercedes Dieter Zetsche said the brand planned to have electric versions for all of its models by 2022. One year ago Mercedes unveiled its first electric SUV. Now, per a tweet by Head of Digital Transformation at Daimler AG Sascha Pallenberg, the new CEO Ola Källenius promised a zero-emission version …

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SUV smackdown: Comparing a Nissan Rogue, Jeep Cherokee, and Mazda CX-5

Enlarge / The 2020 Ars FrankenSUV won’t be coming to a dealership near you. Aurich Lawson / Eric Bangeman / Marlowe Bangeman If you live in the suburbs of an American city, you can barely cross the street without dodging an SUV. That’s because SUVs and pickup trucks account for around 70% of new vehicle …

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Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid makes a quick SUV even quicker

The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is an outstanding SUV. It’s quick, agile and sort of tricks you into thinking you’re driving a smaller vehicle. But Porsche being Porsche the automaker wasn’t happy to leave the vehicle be. So they introduced the Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid an even faster sort of eco-friendly sports utility vehicle. Gallery: 2020 …

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It watches you drive: Subaru Forester review

The 2019 Subaru Forester. Eric Bangeman Front, side, and rear underguards are standard across the Forester lineup. Eric Bangeman The wheelbase in the 2019 Forester is about an inch longer, which translates into about 1.4 inches of extra legroom in the back seat. Eric Bangeman There’s 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space with the back …

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The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus—how does American luxury stack up?

I’m a fan of the fan-blade-like wheels. Eric Bangeman I like how the badge looks here Eric Bangeman From the rear, the Nautilus doesn’t look too different from its predecessor. Eric Bangeman The double-grille of the MKX has been replaced with a larger, rectangular grille. Eric Bangeman The Black Label Nautilus starts at $57,00 and …

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Silky-smooth with plenty of speed: Maserati Levante GTS review

The Levante in Sport Mode, low to the ground. BradleyWarren Photography And here’s the Levante raised up. There’s more clearance here, but I’m not sure I’d want do any serious off-roading in this SUV. BradleyWarren Photography The GTS has a slightly different grille from the base model. BradleyWarren Photography Tridents ahoy BradleyWarren Photography A close-up …

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Lincoln Corsair squeezes Navigator features into a smaller SUV

The Lincoln Navigator is unapologetically huge. But large, luxury SUVs don’t have the sales numbers of the small crossover market. So it’s no surprise that the automaker is tossing its luxury hat into that profitable ring with the new Corsair. Introduced at the New York International Auto Show, the Corsair is the smallest SUV in …

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GM talks with electric truck maker Rivian may be dead

By Sven Gustafson GM will not follow Amazon’s lead and take an equity stake in fledgling electric vehicle company Rivian after talks reached an impasse. So says Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources who are familiar with the matter and say the negotiations may be dead. GM was widely believed to be right in line with Amazon, …

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Jeweler who made Tesla ring for Elon Musk gets locked inside Model X

Ben Baller By Sven Gustafson Ben Yang, a jeweler to the stars better known as Ben Baller, recently made a custom diamond- and ruby-encrusted Tesla ring reportedly valued at $37,000 for Elon Musk as a token of his appreciation. More recently, he found himself panicked and locked inside his Model X when it went into …

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