4 … 7h

Tokyo: Subaru XV Fun Adventure, Impreza Future Sport concepts

The Fun Adventure is a more rugged take on the XV, while the Future Sport further enhances the Impreza's street-performance aesthetics.

6 … 10h

Volvo confirms XC90 for US production, doubling factory cost

The US represents the largest single market for the XC90.

11 … 11h

Jaguar working on next-gen F-Type with electrified powertrain

Despite a recent focus on growing in the SUV segment, Jaguar promises to keep developing new sports cars.

0 … 13h

Subaru teases Viziv Performance Concept for Tokyo

The curvy concept likely serves as an early preview of the next-generation WRX and WRX STi.

36 … 14h

JLR said to be planning new Road Rover brand

Road Rover would sit between Jaguar and Land Rover.

27 … 14h

Elon Musk shrugs off Daimler's $1B EV plan: ''off by a zero''

Tesla's chief executive argues a billion is ''not a lot of money for a giant like Daimler/Mercedes.''

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Tokyo: Subaru WRX STI S208

Just 450 examples will be built, and all of them will remain in Japan.

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BMW highlights wireless charging for 530e

It takes 3.5 hours to charge the 530e's battery pack without a cord.


NV officials not worried about Faraday Future's canceled factory

Nevada officials said they're not upset over Faraday Future's canceled factory near Las Vegas. At least four well-known companies are interested in turning the land into something productive, though additional details haven't been released yet. "We're pretty confident that something pretty significant will move forward in the very near future," said an official in an interview with The Nevada Independent.   


Audi cools fuel cell plans

Audi is making large investments in electrification, but hydrogen-powered drivetrains aren't necessarily included in those plans. Volkswagen Group boss Matthias Mueller said Audi would build a hydrogen car "one of these days," Instead, the company prefers focusing on pure electric cars and plug-in hybrid models.   


Jaguar to expand XF Sportbrake lineup

The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is currently only available with a 380-horsepower engine. Autoblog has learned the British brand will soon expand the lineup with more powerful (and more affordable) models. Expect a 180-horsepower turbodiesel, and a 340-horsepower version of the V6.   


BMW 8 Series to come in three body styles

BMW will offer three variants of its upcoming 8 Series. The basic version will be a coupe, like the 8 Series Concept (pictured). It will be joined by a convertible, and by a fastback-like sedan named 8 Series Gran Coupe. All three body styles will be eligible to wear the M8 nameplate.   


Toyota gets serious about sports cars

Toyota is once again taking sports cars seriously. The company's long-term plans include developing a standalone sports car platform that will spawn a model billed as pure and genuine. Where it will slot in the Toyota lineup is anyone's guess at this point.   


Faraday Future cancels Nevada factory

Faraday Future has canceled plans to build a massive factory on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada. It sent the state a $16,200 check to refund the incentives it received. The electric car startup is focusing on a new facility in California.   http://bit.ly/2fqeRWu


Toyota won't use Gazoo name in America

High-performance Toyota products wear the Gazoo name in overseas markets like Japan. Don't expect to see a Gazoo-badged Prius in the United States, however. Automotive News reports most of the brand's American executives hate the name, so Toyota Racing Development (TRD) will stick around in the foreseeable future.   


Twin-turbocharged Ford Bronco headed to SEMA

Vaccar and WD-40 have teamed up to build a custom 1966 Ford Bronco. It gets a yellow and blue paint job, a black hard top, aftermarket wheels wrapped by off-road tires, and blacked-out headlights. It's also got a modern twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine, though performance specifications haven't been published yet. The custom Bronco will be on display at SEMA this year, and it will head to auction after the show.