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Faraday Future lists on Nasdaq following SPAC deal, promises FF91 crossover in 2022

Embattled electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future looks to finally have the funds needed to get its FF91 battery-electric crossover into production thanks to the current wave of electric-vehicle startups going public via reverse mergers. A reverse merger is where a private company is able to go public by being taken over by a company that’s already …

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2022 Mercedes-Benz T-Class (Citan) spy shots: Renault-based compact van spotted

The smallest van Mercedes-Benz sells in the United States is the mid-size Metris, but in other markets the automaker offers an even smaller option in the form of the Citan. The compact commercial van is about to undergo a full redesign and we have spy shots of a prototype testing near Mercedes’ headquarters in Germany. …

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With IPO in view, Volvo buys out Chinese joint ventures from Geely

Come 2022, China will officially scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers and the joint-venture agreements with local Chinese companies that those limits require. Volvo announced on Wednesday that it will take advantage of the rule change by buying out its various Chinese joint ventures. The joint ventures cover plants and sales operations, and in each …

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2022 GMC Sierra Super Cruise First Drive | Now with trailering and automatic lane-changing

Although the updated late-model year 2022 GMC Sierra is still a little ways off (In fact, it hasn’t even been revealed), we’ve had an opportunity to try one of its headlining features: Super Cruise. But it’s not quite the Super Cruise you know from the current Cadillac line. The new Sierra will be getting a …

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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept imagines a sporty family crossover

The sport sedan is a dying breed, but the sport crossover SUV is a growing trend. With the upcoming launch of the GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen of America decided to build a high-performance version of its Atlas Cross Sport family crossover. The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept started life as a stock SEL …

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SSC admits Tuatara hypercar didn’t break 300 mph barrier

The SSC Tuatara hypercar never went over 300 mph. On Thursday, SSC formally admitted in an Instagram post that its Tuatara hypercar never reached the claimed speeds of 331 mph or even 301 mph in October 2020 despite originally claiming otherwise. “We have seen your questions for months now and understand your frustrations,” SSC’s post …

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2023 Maserati GranTurismo spy shots: Electric and ICE options coming

A prototype for Maserati’s long-awaited redesign of the GranTurismo has been spotted (earlier shots showed a test mule). It hints at a car with similar proportions to the last GranTurismo but with smoother, more flowing lines. A cleaner aesthetic, like we see on the MC20 supercar, is also planned, it seems. We know the new …

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