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The iFlex, an airless tire designed by Hankook, proves successful in initial tests

South Korean company Hankook is on its way to developing airless tires that never go flat, and while they're still not quite ready for the road, initial tests have proven very promising.
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Morgan Motors’ timeless Plus 4 gains a 225-hp Cosworth engine for its 65th birthday

Morgan's timeless Plus 4 roadster has just turned 65. The company is celebrating this unusual milestone by introducing a limited-edition model that promises to be the most driver-focused and user-friendly Plus 4 ever built.
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Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler maker recalls 1.4 million vehicles amid car hacking fears

FCA has issued a patch in response to the remote hacking of a Jeep cherokee done by two software engineers. The duo were able to find a vulnerability in the Uconnect internet system after spending over two years with a test vehicle.
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Ford focuses on a different type of capability with wheelchair-accessible Explorer

BraunAbility will start converting Ford Explorers to be wheelchair accessible beginning next month. Ford says the Explorer is the first SUV to be offered with a wheelchair-accessibility option.
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Honda looks to the future with expanded Silicon Valley presence

Honda is expanding its presence in Silicon Valley with a new research and development facility. Engineers there will be involved in everything from support for app developers to "vehicle intelligence."
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Audi will leap back into the performance sedan market with its e-turbocharged 2017 RS4

Audi has revealed that its next generation RS4 is coming sooner than expected and will return to a sedan body style. The new RS4 will use an e-turbocharged V6 engine with up to 500 horsepower.
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Limo, meet locomotive: Sweet 16 turns into a literal trainwreck in Indiana

A Sweet 16 party in New Paris, Indiana was well under way last week when the group’s stretch limousine bottomed out over train tracks. A locomotive smashed into the vehicle, but thankfully nobody was injured in the crash.
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A German electric car just beat the 0-to-62 world record with a time of 1.779 seconds

Members of the GreenTeam Formula Student group at Stuttgart University have set an unofficial 0 to 62 mph world record with a time of 1.779 seconds. Their all-wheel drive electric car produces 134 horsepower and weighs just 363…
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A new timeline feature in Google Maps keeps tabs of all your past traversals

Google has rolled out a Maps function that maps out users’ daily routes and visited locations. The new tool can also combine Google Photos with the location history to help recall the events that took place.