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Hyundai is gearing up to challenge the Volkswagen GTI

Hyundai is putting the final touches on a hot hatch called i30 N. Tentatively set to debut next year, the i30 N is expected to use a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine tuned to pump out about 255 horsepower.
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Audi is all charged up about Formula E race series

Audi plans to become more involved in the ABT Schaeffler Formula E team over the next two years, eventually incorporating Formula E racing into its overall factory motor sport program.
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Baidu will test autonomous cars on public roads in California

Baidu was granted a permit to test autonomous cars on public roads by the California DMV. The Chinese company has an office in Silicon Valley working on the technology, and plans to start testing "very soon."
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Judge nixes Uber safe rides fee-related $28.5 million settlement offer

A U.S. district court judge in San Francisco rejected Uber's $28.5 million settlement offer to riders in a class action lawsuit over safe rides fees. The settlement represented only one-sixteenth of the revenue Uber took in from the fees.
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VW auctioning limited-edition pink Beetle to raise breast cancer awareness

Volkswagen is auctioning off a limited-edition pink Beetle to support breast cancer awareness. The German brand is partnering with TV personality Giuliana Rancic and The Pink Agenda for the event.
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Uber launches 50-car all-electric fleet in London, aimed at curbing air pollution

Uber is testing an all-electric fleet of 20 Nissan Leafs and 30 BYD E6's in London. A three-month impact study may lead to greater deployments and wider charging point availability.
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2016 Honda Civic Review

Still as pragmatic as ever, Honda's 2016 Civic piles on the creature comforts.
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Volkswagen pushes back expected 2018 launch of next U.S.-built Passat

Details are beginning to emerge about the next-generation Volkswagen Passat. The sedan will switch to Volkswagen's modular MQB platform, but it will remain a unique model designed for America and built in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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Hennessey Performance works its magic on the Ford Focus RS

Hennessey Performance has announced its first tuning kit for the Ford Focus RS. Priced at about $3,000, it includes upgraded engine management software, a new exhaust, and a high-flow intercooler.
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Lyft partners with home care group to help seniors access ridesharing service

Lyft has partnered with high-touch senior support company Home Care Assistance so seniors can hail a Lyft ride with a conventional phone call. The program will start within the Bay Area and later expand to 150 Home Care Assistance markets.
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Ferrari will build one more LaFerrari for earthquake charity

The Ferrari LaFerrari coupe that went out of production last year will get a brief revival. Ferrari will build one more for an auction to benefit victims of an earthquake that struck central Italy last week.
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Kia shows its edgy side with the 2018 Rio hatchback

Kia will introduce the brand new Rio hatchback during the Paris Auto Show. The fourth-generation model features a sharper, more grown-up design than its predecessor and a sportier cabin.