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Electric cars from Volkswagen
May 28, 2014

I Sing the Golf Electric. And the New GTi, Too.

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

The Volkswagen Golf, neé Rabbit, turns the big 4-0 in the United States and VW is marking the occasion with the launch of a series of Golfs manufactured in its new Mexican plant. Some are roomier, somer are cheaper...and some are even electric.

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McLaren 650S
Apr 18, 2014

McLaren Reboot

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

McLaren aims to rebound from the disastrous sales it posted of 2011's MP4-12C with that car's newer, prettier, more talented sibling, the 650S. Jamie Kitman reports from the 2014 NAIAS.

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Jaguar F-type Coupe R
Mar 28, 2014

Jaguar's One-Percent Solution

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Jamie Kitman's rich for a day... and lovin' it, driving Jaguar's new F-Type. Added bonus? Watch as he takes, "The journalist's line."
 

J aguar F-type Coupe R
Jaguar F-type Coupe R

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2014 Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid review
Jan 24, 2014

Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid: The “It” Car that Isn’t

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

This plug-in diesel hybrid gives devotees of Volvo wagons a million reasons to celebrate. But don't pop the champagne cork just yet...there's a big catch.

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Volkswagen XL1 gullwing diesel hybrid
Dec 14, 2013

Think Smaller: Driving the XL1

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

When Dr. Ferdinand Piëch says, "Jump", VW asks, "How high?" The result: A car that is capable of driving 100 km on 1 liter of fuel...and then some.

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Dec 13, 2013

Driving VW's Astonishing 200 MPG XL1

Jim Motavalli

It's the most aerodynamic, fuel-efficient car in the world, and $145,000 buys you bragging rights. But only in Europe, alas.

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Dec 05, 2013

Ford's 2015 Mustang Debuts, Goes Global

Jim Motavalli

The Mustang has always been an American icon, but now Ford wants to spread its appeal to Europe and Asia (where it has long had cult status).

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Is the era of the huge SUV over
Aug 23, 2013

BMW X1 and the Return of the Clown Car

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Is America finally getting over its infatuation with the SUV, and returning to cars that actually carry lots of stuff?

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Jul 24, 2012

Fast Forward: First Pedal to the Metal in Tesla's Model S

Jim Motavalli

The Tesla Model S is billed as an electric rocket ship with 300-mile range that doubles as a practical sedan. How's it stack up against those claims? Jim Motavalli takes it for a spin and reports back.

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Jun 13, 2012

Driving Audi's Electrifying E-Tron

Jim Motavalli

Audi's electric e-tron division has unveiled battery-powered city cars and the high-performance R8, the first that will actually be produced. I finally got behind the wheel of an e-tron on a rainy Manhattan afternoon. This A3 won't be produced, but a plug-in hybrid version will be out in 2014.

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