Long-wheelbase Mercedes C Class Leaks Ahead of Beijing

Mercedes will launch an all-new stretched version of its 2015 Mercedes C Class in Beijing, in order to take the small limo market from Volvo’s S60 L.

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Volvo Solar Pavilion Concept Requires Ph.D in Spatial Mathematics to Re-fold

You’ll need a Ph.D in spatial mathematics to fold this Volvo solar Pavilion charging thing back into your trunk, and it will take up 2 or 3 parking spaces wherever you go. Still, people who are clueless think it’s “amazing”. I’m amazed those people can tie their own shoes.

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Diesel Hybrid Range Rover US-Bound?

We’ve been lamenting the lack of diesel Range Rovers here in the US since- well, since we knew they existed, frankly! The high-MPG, high-torque, high-society diesel Rovers are hot-sellers in Europe, and their 37 MPG rating from the EU seemed like it would help Land Rover meet its ever-tightening CAFE requirements here in the US … does Land Rover agree?

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Volvo's New i-ART VEA Diesels Turn V8s into Dinosaurs

By featuring pressure feedback from each fuel injector instead of using a traditional single pressure sensor in the common rail, i-ART makes it possible to continuously monitor and adapt fuel injection per combustion in each of the four cylinders … it’s cleaner and more powerful, but will it finally sound the death knell of the V8?

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Volvo Bringing 100+ MPG, Diesel Hybrid Wagon to NY Auto Show

Volvo’s European-market V60 wagon is the only plug-in diesel hybrid currently on the market, and the company is ramping-up production from the 1000 it built last year to more than 6000 for 2013, prompting many industry insiders to speculate that the car would be headed to the US. While no formal announcements have been made to that effect, Volvo is fanning the flames by announcing that it will be bringing one of its hybrid diesel wagons to the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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