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Apple makes another electric car move by hiring an auto industry veteran

There's been no official word from Apple on the existence of an electric vehicle project, but its latest high-profile hiring – of auto industry veteran Doug Betts – is the latest sign that the company may well be developing such a car.
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Audi’s 2017 TT RS will arrive with around 400 HP, but without a manual transmission

Audi's next generation TT RS, due out late next year as a 2017 model, should boast around 400 HP, but won't be available with a manual transmission. That leaves only a few sports cars left with the standard transmission option.
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Mini’s Countryman successor will be larger and more rugged to offer an “authentic” SUV feel

Mini will reportedly inflate its next-generation Countryman to offer an "authentic SUV" that will offer more space for passengers. The larger model will also be more rugged to handle on and off-road trips.
Android Army

In the UK, you can fill up with your phone with Shell’s pay-at-pump PayPal service

Shell U.K. has launched its pay-at-the-pump PayPal service, which allows customers to purchase gasoline without entering the store. Called Fill Up & Go, the service is a part of the Shell Motorist app and works with Android and Apple…
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Buick’s Encore Sport Touring benefits from a new turbo four and a spruced-up interior

Buick has added a new Sport Touring model to the Encore lineup for the 2016 model year. The Sport Touring gains more standard equipment inside and a new 1.4-liter turbo four rated at 153 horsepower.
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Ferrari recalls the LaFerrari, 458 Italia and the FF for an airbag issue

Ferrari has issued a recall for a number of its vehicles due to an issue with airbag misalignment. Vehicles built between December of last year to April could potentially have an airbag module incorrectly installed, which would cause injury…
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Volvo’s sporty Polestar models will remain a rare commodity, for now

If you want a Volvo Polestar, you'll have to be diligent. Volvo will import just 265 S60 and V60 Polestar models to the U.S. for 2016. Even so, that's a big increase over last year.
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Tesla Model X: Will it get ‘Ludicrous’ mode?

The Tesla Model X will reportedly get the same "Ludicrous" mode unveiled last week for the Model S when it debuts later this year, allowing the falcon-doored electric crossover to reach 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds.
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Two new BMW concepts will be introduced at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

BMW will travel to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to introduce two new concepts. One will likely preview the upcoming M2, a hot-rodded version of the 2 Series, while the other will give us an early look at the limited-edition M4 GTS.
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Set to arrive in 2019, Tesla’s next Roadster will be one of the quickest cars in the world

Tesla has revealed that the long-awaited second-generation Roadster will be introduced in 2019. Likely to be designed and built in-house, the Roadster will be able to sprint from zero to 60 mph in less than 2.8 seconds.