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Peter Braun
Peter Braun
Former Digital Trends Contributor

Peter is a freelance contributor to Digital Trends and almost a lawyer. He has loved thinking, writing and talking about cars since his first adventures with the ill tempered Volvos he learned to drive on. In his free-time Peter diagnoses the problems with his Volvo 850 Turbo, goes target shooting and reads about history.

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2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS review

2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS review

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2015 Range Rover Sport Supercharged review

2015 Range Rover Sport Supercharged review

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop

2015 Mini Cooper S Four Door review

2015 Mini Cooper S Four Door review

2016 Toyota Fuel Cell

Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai exposes the promise and pitfalls of fuel cells

Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai exposes the promise and pitfalls of fuel cells

2015 Acura MDX SH AWD front left angle

2016 Acura MDX review

2016 Acura MDX review

2015 Honda Civic EX front left angle

2015 Honda Civic EX-L review

2015 Honda Civic EX-L review

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf review

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf review

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Not so fast: Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay have a dashboard full of downsides

Not so fast: Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay have a dashboard full of downsides

Divergent Microfactories 3D Printed Car

Waste not, want not: This 3D-printed supercar could pave the way to green speed

Waste not, want not: This 3D-printed supercar could pave the way to green speed

Tiny trucks are making a comeback, but you won’t want to drive them

Tiny trucks are making a comeback, but you won’t want to drive them

Autonomous Driving Systems

The secret to crash-proof self-driving cars? Getting them to talk to each other

The secret to crash-proof self-driving cars? Getting them to talk to each other

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First drive: 2016 Cadillac ATS-V

First drive: 2016 Cadillac ATS-V

2015 Honda CR-V

Driverless cars? Mother Nature may have a few things to say about that

Driverless cars? Mother Nature may have a few things to say about that

When a budget car like the Honda CR-V is almost capable of driving itself on the freeway, we must be close to autonomous cars. Or maybe not … Turns out, Mother Nature is still a major stumbling block.
2015 Lincoln Navigator

2015 Lincoln Navigator review

2015 Lincoln Navigator review

2015 Jeep Renegade

2015 Jeep Renegade Sport review

2015 Jeep Renegade Sport review

2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum

2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum review

2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum review

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2

Toyota debuts its eighth hybrid, the 2016 RAV4, in New York

Toyota debuts its eighth hybrid, the 2016 RAV4, in New York

Toyota is introducing yet another hybrid, this time it's a RAV4. Introduced as part of a mid-cycle refresh of the entire RAV4 lineup.
Rolls-Royce bespoke interior

Rolls-Royce reveals ‘world’s best’ bespoke interior offerings in New York

Rolls-Royce reveals ‘world’s best’ bespoke interior offerings in New York

Rolls Royce unveils special editions of all three of the cars in New York. These special editions highlight the companies impressive Bespoke division.
2015 Golf R

The 2015 VW Golf R: a physics-fighting middle-class supercar

The 2015 VW Golf R: a physics-fighting middle-class supercar

The 2015 VW Golf R is different in many ways from other Golfs. What truly sets it apart, though, is its physics-bending 4Motion all-wheel drive system.
2015 GMC Canyon SLT front angle

2015 GMC Canyon SLT review

2015 GMC Canyon SLT review

Volvo Sensus Connect

Infotainment Review: Volvo Sensus Connect

Infotainment Review: Volvo Sensus Connect

Volvo's new XC90 is replete with innovations, but perhaps the most impressive is its new Sensus Connect infotainment system.
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2015 Kia Soul EV review

2015 Kia Soul EV review

Honda Solar Hydrogen Station

Do hydrogen haters have a molecule to stand on? We asked an expert

Do hydrogen haters have a molecule to stand on? We asked an expert

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First drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

First drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

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Fiat Chrysler’s lineup shows off everything four-wheel tech has to offer

Fiat Chrysler’s lineup shows off everything four-wheel tech has to offer

Four-wheel and all-wheel drive technologies have come a long way in the last few years, and Fiat Chrysler's lineup shows off everything the technology has to offer.
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Why 0 to 60 times don’t mean as much as you might think

Why 0 to 60 times don’t mean as much as you might think

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First drive: 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

First drive: 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

Yes, you could buy a house for the price of a Mulsanne Speed, but we would rather have this stunningly crafted and shockingly fun Bentley.
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2015 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

2015 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

2015 Morgan Aero 8

Is that a unicorn? No, it’s something much rarer: a new Morgan Aero 8

Is that a unicorn? No, it’s something much rarer: a new Morgan Aero 8

It's not often that old timey automaker Morgan releases a new car, but when they do it is a cause for joy. Behold the new 2015 Morgan Aero 8.
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Morgan Motors teases possible replacement for Aero ahead of Geneva debut

Morgan Motors teases possible replacement for Aero ahead of Geneva debut

Small British sportscar maker Morgan Motors just teased a major new model, possibly a successor to the Aero, that is set for release in Geneva next week.
2015 Honda Fit front side angle

2015 Honda Fit EX-L review

2015 Honda Fit EX-L review

Volvo Sensus Connect

Why does in-car tech lag behind phone tech? It’s trickier than you think

Why does in-car tech lag behind phone tech? It’s trickier than you think

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First Drive: 2016 Volvo XC90

First Drive: 2016 Volvo XC90

Tesla Model X

From slippery shapes to grille shutters, aerodynamic tech is reshaping cars

From slippery shapes to grille shutters, aerodynamic tech is reshaping cars