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These are the finalists for the 2016 Green Car of the Year award

The Toyota Prius is an obvious choice to be on the list, but the Honda Civic is a surprise. NO DIESELS MADE THE CUT — AND THEY’RE NOT ALL HYBRIDS Green Car Journal recently announced the finalists for its 2016 Green Car of the Year award. Strangely enough, no diesels made the cut, but it’s not all hybrids, either: The gas-powered Honda Civic and Hyundai ... Read More »

Borgward is back with BX7 crossover headed to Frankfurt motor show

The BX7 will make its debut in Frankfurt next week, but it’ll go on sale in China at first.PHOTO BY BORGWARD CHINESE-BUILT SEVEN-SEATER EXPECTED TO START AT $30,000 ONCE IT GETS HOME TO GERMANY Borgward, the German marque which has been on hiatus for a few decades, has revealed its comeback car ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. ... Read More »

Gordon Murray’s MOTIV.e debuts in Tokyo

About the Tokyo Motor Show Gordon Murray, the famous McLaren Formula One and McLaren F1 road car designer, and bike-builder Yamaha unveiled the MOTIV.e at the Tokyo Motor Show. The MOTIV is a hot take on a city car in the vein of the Smart ForTwo and Aston Martin Cygnet. Multiple versions of the MOTIV could be produced, with both ... Read More »

Wacky crossover concept thing debuts at Frankfurt motor show

We knew Nissan was bringing a new take on the Z car to the Frankfurt motor show. Based on the freaky teaser video, we suspected it would be some sort of crossover-type thing. Yet we weren’t really expecting the Nissan Gripz (the “z” is for “Z car,” get it?!), a Maxima-nosed 4X4 concept supposedly inspired by the Safari Rally-winning Datsun ... Read More »

2015 Honda Fit SEMA Project Vehicle Contest Kicks Off

The 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas is only two months away, and Honda is gearing up for the annual event by demonstrating that the redesigned 2015 Fit is indeed customizable. Launching today on Tumblr, the 2015 Fit SEMA project vehicle program challenges six build teams to modify their own Fit hatchback, which will then be put on display at ... Read More »