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Fuel-Efficient Car News

Jaguar is the latest automaker to take on Tesla and the first to edge it on price and performance. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric compact crossover starting at $69,500 (excluding the $7,500 federal tax credit and available state rebates), which is exactly $10,000 less than the only other …

Two Metals Enter, One Leaves: The Miracle of Friction Stir Welding

Expect to see more of this technique used in vehicle construction moving forward.<p>So far, friction stir welding has been used only in specialized roles. 2013 Honda Accord (front subframe) 2010 Toyota Prius (rear hatch) 2007 Audi R8 (part of space frame) 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata (trunk and hood) 2005 …

Engineering

As Tesla Raises Capital, Elon Musk Doubles Down

Tesla Motors has been surging after the company reported its first quarterly profit and got a rave review from Consumer Reports for its Model S sedan. The electric carmaker’s next step: raising capital.<p>After the bell Wednesday, the company that has short sellers cringing announced it will sell 2.7 …

Lamborghini Veneno LOUD Exhaust SOUND! - 2x Start and Moving

Does Subaru of America, Inc. need to tweak the design of the next WRX, or just build the car shown in New York as a concept? More -> http://bit.ly/11Tnqqo

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Is The Cheapest Way Into The Über Car Club

Despite a price that puts the brawny CLA 45 AMG at roughly the equivalent of two V6 Mustangs, there's no way to get a new über German car any cheaper …

We’ll admit to being infatuated with the WRX Concept’s lines. Do you hope the next-gen WRX looks just like this? More -> http://bit.ly/10eTiTJ

This just in: It sounds like Lexus will actually put the LF-LC Concept into production. More -> http://bit.ly/10kFwAr

The Hyundai HND-9 Concept Is A Sexy Korean GT

While we're busy covering all the premiers at the New York Auto Show, there's also an automotive party going down in Seoul. Hyundai hit the stage …