2022 Subaru STI E-RA Concept EV

STI builds 1,088 ps electric prototype as a near-future motorsport study project

Subaru Tecnica International, the carmaker’s motorsports division which Subaru fans know more as ‘STI’, is looking ahead to the era of electrified vehicles, and inevitably a time will come when motorsports will go fully electric. As it is, there is already a single-seater all-electric series (Formula E) and in the recently-ended Dakar Rally in Saudi […]

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2022 Toyota GRMN Yaris

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing offers the GRMN Yaris as a hotter hatch but only in 500 units

A few car companies have CEOs or Presidents who are ‘car guys’ and who even go racing sometimes but none probably is as passionate about motorsports as Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation. Since becoming President in 2009, the grandson of the company’s founder has been transforming the world’s leading automaker to meet the […]

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Togg at CES 2022

New Turkish technology company, Togg, aims to produce a million electric vehicles by 2030

In the 20th century, becoming a significant player in the auto industry required experience and staying power to withstand the cyclical nature of the industry. From the time of the world’s first car by Karl Benz, hundreds of individuals and companies have come and gone in their attempts to establish themselves, only the fittest and […]

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2021 Hyundai Motor SEVEN concept SUEV

Hyundai SEVEN concept SUEV – a lounge on wheels

The Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has many new models in the pipeline, virtually all electrified either as battery electric (BEV) or hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). It seems that HMG – which consists of Hyundai, Kia and Genesis – can’t wait to show the world what’s coming and throughout this year, we’ve seen production models being […]

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2021 Tokyo Motorshow cancelled, next one may be in 2022 or 2023

The 2020 Geneva Motorshow was the first motorshow ‘casualty’ of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just days before it was due to open, the organizers were forced to cancel it when the Swiss government banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people. Thereafter, other similar events had to be cancelled as the pandemic swept the globe, forcing manufacturers […]

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Automechanika

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2021 to offer a ‘S.E.T.’ of solutions for visitors

2020 has been a bad year for all types of public events as governments all over the world prohibited any activity where many people gathered and could spread the COVID-19 coronavirus. Concerts, sports events, banquets, conferences and exhibitions were all postponed or cancelled. Even the Olympics, to have been held in Japan in July this […]

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2019 NISMO Festival GT-R and Z

22nd NISMO Festival this weekend celebrates 50th anniversaries of Nissan GT-R and Fairlady Z

Each year, NISMO, Nissan’s motorsports and high-performance division, holds the NISMO Festival which gives fans an opportunity to get up close with their favourite Nissan racing cars and drivers. Tomorrow (December 8) will see the 22nd edition of the event at Japan’s Fuji Speedway. This year’s event, which coincides with the 35th anniversary of NISMO’s […]

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2019 Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept

Lexus LF-30 concept shows the electrified future of Toyota’s luxury brand (w/VIDEO)

Since Lexus was created in 1989 as Toyota’s luxury brand, it has usually been used as a technological showcase, introducing new technologies that in later years trickle down to Toyota models (Optitron meters are on example). It has enjoyed autonomy to choose its direction and product portfolio, coming out with successes like the RX which […]

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Nissan IMk concept EV – the perfect city car of the future? (w/VIDEO)

The Tokyo Motor Show 2019 saw not only one Nissan EV concept, but two beautiful specimens. The Nissan Ariya Concept was showcased side by side with another EV concept that’s meant for chic urban commuters in the form of the Nissan IMk. Just like the Ariya, the IMk concept brings all the elements of high-tech […]

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