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Feds tell Google autonomous systems could qualify as drivers

The systems controlling Google's self-driving cars could be considered "drivers," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. This is a potential step toward full legalization of autonomous cars.
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Hatch heaven: Honda's next concept will preview the first US-bound Civic hatchback

Honda has confirmed it will ship the next generation of the Civic Hatchback from Swindon, England, to the United States for the first time ever. The Civic Hatchback will be previewed by a close-to-production concept at the Geneva Auto Show.
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Chevrolet's updated 2017 Trax is more muscular-looking and more tech-focused

Chevrolet's entry-level Trax crossover will enter the 2017 model year with a nip and tuck. The facelift brings a new infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a less cluttered-looking cabin.
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Cadillac's Escalade SUV is on a mission to sit atop the luxury ladder

Cadillac is reportedly planning to improve its Escalade's luxury and technology features so it can move upmarket. This might put the SUV in contention with Mercedes-Benz's planned Maybach SUV and Land Rover's Range Rover premium model.
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The EPA is putting its foot down on modifications to street-legal track vehicles

SEMA is raising an alarm based on its concern over the EPA's latest interpretation of Clean Air laws that would prohibit modifications to street legal cars. The adjustments would mean owners couldn't modify their cars for racing.
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Cheap, efficient and even kinda fun, Nissan's 2016 Sentra is a competent compact

The 2016 Nissan Sentra is a solid contender. It won’t win any stoplight races, but you will get a proven, high-quality car that will do the job you’re asking it to do.
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Uber Paris came to a screeching halt on Tuesday

Uber is turning the tables ... on itself. To protest regulation changes in Paris that critics claim were made to appease taxi drivers, the transportation giant shut down its services in the French capital for around four hours on Tuesday.
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Alfa Romeo denies Giulia delay is due to crash test issues

A recent news report claimed a six-month delay in the launch of the Alfa Romeo Giulia was due to poor performance in internal crash tests, but Alfa vigorously denies this, calling the report "not accurate."
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To protect drivers, F1 wants to give cars ‘Halos’

Formula One plans to integrate the "Halo" canopy into car designs beginning with the 2017 season. The feature is meant to protect drivers in open-topped F1 cars from airborne debris.
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EasyJet can save 50,000 tons of CO2 annually with a hydrogen-hybrid plane

EasyJet has outlined a plan to save fuel and CO2 by building a plane fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell. The plane runs exclusively on electricity during taxiing, which is when four percent of the fuel used during a flight is burned.
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Subaru's next concept hints at what the 2018 Crosstrek will look like

Subaru will travel to the Geneva Auto Show to introduce the XV Concept, which previews the next generation of the XV. Set to go on sale as a 2018 model, the next Crosstrek will be lighter and more efficient than the current model.