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Why an SUV?! Bentley's engineering boss explains the Bentayga, and what's next

Why an SUV?! Bentley's engineering boss explains the Bentayga, and what's next
For the Crewe-based company, that means working overtime to break into new segments and bring forward-thinking technology like plug-in hybrid drivetrains to the market, while remaining true to its core values. Digital Trends sat down with Rolf Frech, …
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Top 10 cars of 2016: These are best in class, Consumer Reports says

Top 10 cars of 2016: These are best in class, Consumer Reports says
Best luxury SUV: Lexus RX. "Quiet and comfortable cabin, effortless power delivery, a smooth ride, and a tastefully done interior fit and finish. The hybrid version gets an impressive 29 mpg overall. Negative: "It's not a taut, high-performance machine …
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How low oil prices are slamming hybrids and electric cars

How low oil prices are slamming hybrids and electric cars
The cratering price of oil has not only put a stranglehold on oil companies. It's also hammering the sales of electric and hybrid cars. "Fuel efficiency isn't as important to consumers right now as it was when gas was a lot higher," said Akshay Anand …
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Lexus RX 200t 2016 review

Lexus RX 200t 2016 review
When the new RX was introduced last year, it featured revised suspension and steering settings to make the SUV better to drive. But while it's tighter and more responsive, it can't match a Porsche Cayenne on a back-road blast. It's a decent motorway …
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Researchers examine the dark side of 'green' products

Researchers examine the dark side of 'green' products
That extra driving could require enough extra fuel and generate enough additional greenhouse gas emissions to offset the respective savings provided by the hybrid vehicle in the first place. That phenomenon, consuming more when a "green" product is …
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2017 Volvo S90

2017 Volvo S90
Volvo's solution to life without Ford is an all-Volvo-designed platform called the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). Highly adaptable to work under a variety of cars and SUVs, SPA made its debut with the XC90 SUV. The S90 sedan and V90 wagon are next.
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