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VISION NEXT 100 Concepts for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce

BMW Group unveiled a trio of concepts, called VISION NEXT 100, highlighting the future of MINI, BMW, and Rolls-Royce vehicles. While none of the concepts are likely to become production, they do showcase what the future of motoring may be like.   BMW of the Future The Ultimate Driving Machine of the future may feature artificial intelligence (AI) for autonomous driving, but it will have user-modes for those who wish to drive; named ‘Ease’ and ‘Boost’ modes. The Companion is more than just an infotainment system, it is the driver…

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2015 Chevrolet Trax Review Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Which Subcompact Crossover Is the Best for You?

Crossovers, in general, seem to be taking over the world, and the subcompact crossover segment is heating up as well with newcomers like the Honda HR-V and the Jeep Renegade. However, there are many other options to consider. With that in mind, we decided to take a closer look at the segment and help you figure out which subcompact crossover best fits your wants and needs. Let’s take a look. Honda HR-V: The Honda HR-V is one of the latest offerings to the subcompact crossover segment. Offered by one of…

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Not so mini 2016 MINI Clubman shown in Frankfurt

If the standard two-door MINI Hardtop is too small, and the larger MINI Countryman is too tall, then the all-new 2016 MINI Clubman is just right. Aimed squarely at the competitive compact hatchback segment, the redesigned 2016 Clubman is one massive MINI, measuring nearly 11 inches longer than the tiny MINI Hardtop 4 Door.  Thanks to its extensive size, the big Clubman offers a whopping 17.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats in use and a respectable 47.9 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats down….

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2016 MINI Clubman S Automotive News 

2016 MINI Clubman gets redesigned and updated

The all-new 2016 MINI Clubman has landed to take over the premium compact segment with its many doors. The new MINI Clubman has been redesigned inside out to bring the design language closer to the recently updated MINI Cooper Hardtop. “The new model offers the highest level of everyday practicality, long-distance suitability, versatility and ride comfort ever seen in a MINI,” MINI said in a statement, “With four doors and the characteristic split doors at the rear, five fully-fledged seats and a generously sized, versatile interior, the new MINI Clubman meets…

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Mini Augmented Vision looks into future of car connectivity

MINI USA has revealed a very innovative wearable item today called the MINI Augmented Vision. Developed in partnership with Qualcomm, the MINI Augmented Vision is designed to enhance the driver’s experience behind the wheel by integrating itself with the MINI Connected infotainment system. Not only does the MINI Augmented Vision help enhance the driving experience inside the car, it also helps enhance lifestyle experience outside the car. “Our research consistently shows the number-one reason people buy a MINI is because they are fun to drive, so when creating this new technology…

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