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China’s Youxia Motors previews Hyundai Genesis Coupe-based limited-edition EV

An ambitious Chinese company named Youxia Motors has announced plans to introduce a new supercar called simply One. Based on a Hyundai Genesis Coupe platform, the One packs a potent electric drivetrain that allows it to hit 186 mph.
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Newcomer Faraday Future says it will build an electric car by 2017, can it pull that off?

Faraday Future is a California startup that claims it will build an electric car to outperform virtually everything available now, and do it in less than two years. Talk about ambitious.
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Ford tests headlights that can see pedestrians and adjust for curvy roads 1:11

Ford's prototype "Camera-based Adaptive Front Lighting System" can use cameras and GPS to spotlight pedestrians and animals, or adjust lighting for junctions and curvy roads at night.
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How Lamborghini became the first official CO2-neutral Italian car maker

Lamborghini has just become the first Italian car company in the world to obtain the coveted CO2-neutral certification from DNV GL, and it earned it without resorting to gas-electric hybrid drivetrains or downsized turbocharged engines.
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Google self-driving car in first injury accident – and no, it wasn’t its fault

Google's self-driving car prototypes have been caught up in a few accidents over the project's lifetime, though none have been the vehicle's fault, and, more importantly, no one's been hurt. Until now, that is....
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BMW plans more X1 variants, including a plug-in hybrid and M with 300-plus horsepower

BMW has revealed plans to introduce new versions of its X1 crossover, including a plug-in hybrid and an M with 300 or more horsepower. The hybrid will borrow technology from the i-series cars.
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625,000 Toyota hybrids are being recalled because they shut down mid-drive

Toyota has recalled 625,000 of their hybrid vehicles because "in limited instances, the hybrid system might shut down while the vehicle is being driven, resulting in the loss of power, bringing the vehicle to stop."
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The 2016 Nissan Maxima is no sports car, but it's more electrifying than ever

The 2016 Nissan Maxima boasts improved performance, looks, fuel economy, and tech over its predecessor. Despite those gains, it’s actually lighter.
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Toyota jumpstarts robotic elderly care with the HSR robot prototype 3:46

Toyota has developed a helper robot designed for long term care of the elderly. The remotely operated device could jumpstart a trend of elderly support robots that may one day feature autonomous functions.