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2018 Amarok

All it would take is one change, and VW could have a competitive pickup

A few months ago, we asked VW why the Amarok isn't offered here. Aside from its diesel power, the automaker told us that it didn't make sense given its marketing strategy. Well, now the pickup was named European Pickup of the Year, 2018 and sales are up as customers are excited. Don't you think that if it was offered in a gasoline version, it might not do well on this side of the ocean? We think so, but, we're not VW.
2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe

Five of the Most Exciting Gadgets in the Mercedes E Class

Mercedes Benz recently unveiled its new 2018 E-Class Coupe in Barcelona, Spain. As we’ve come to expect from the luxury German automaker, the newest offering from the E-Class is packed to the brim with impressive technology and gadgetry. Take a look at these tech highlights from the Mercedes E Class. Torque News reader Kristien Matelski contributed this story.
electric vehicle concentration per state

Cool Map of Electric Vehicles Per 1000 People Leaves You Wanting To Know More

Yesterday the US Department of Energy released the transportation analysis fact of the week in which the state of California had the highest concentration of plug-in electric cars relative to population in 2016. It's a cool map, which makes you want to know more.
Tesla Largest Supercharger

Tesla’s Newest and Largest Supercharger in America is Now In Business

One of the biggest weapons of Tesla is its one of a kind supercharger network. It is exclusive to Tesla owners who are able to fast charge their cars while traveling or simply in need of an extra charge, and most of the time at absolutely no cost to them. Lately, as more and more Tesla vehicles hit the road, some of the more popular supercharger locations have been hit by long lines and therefore long wait times, sometimes totaling in up to 2 hours per one charge.
Epling 007 Hellcat Challenger wheels up

The Epling Garage Hellcat Challenger Reclaims the World Record

The world record for the quickest Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat quarter mile time was once again reset this past weekend, with the Epling Garage team reclaiming the top spot with a run of 8.71 at 157.439 miles per hour – which is the lowest ET and the highest trap speed by a factory Hellcat-powered car to date.

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