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Ford’s high-tech plasma coating gives old engines a new lease on life

Ford has revealed a new plasma coating technology that can help restore old engines to factory condition. The Plasma Transferred Wire Arc coating strengthens worn-out engine blocks, removing the need to manufacture new ones.
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Volvo's S90 could get a lot sportier with Polestar plug-in hybrid model

Volvo could build an S90 Polestar as it looks to expand the performance brand's reach. That model could feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain, something previously discussed by Volvo for Polestar.
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Porsche's all-electric Mission E will go into production

The Porsche Mission E electric car concept will go into production at the end of the decade, Porsche says. The news comes as the German carmaker and parent Volkswagen continue to weather the 'Dieselgate' scandal.
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What happens when a 4-year-old girl drives a heavy-duty Volvo truck? Pure insanity 2:23

Volvo Trucks has released a new video called “Look Who’s Driving,” in which a 4-year-old girl named Sophie drives a heavy-duty FMX truck with a remote control. The film is likely staged, but the vehicle’s ability to…
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Your weather tweets could make the streets (and highways) safer during bad weather

Researchers at the University of Buffalo think that incorporating weather data from Twitter could help traffic planners make our roads safer during inclement weather.
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Aston Martin's 12-cylinder opus reaches its crescendo in the last-ever DB9

Aston Martin’s 2016 DB9 GT is the final chapter in a story of striking beauty that has paved the way for the brand’s next iconic design.
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Nissan aims to quell range anxiety with an EV equipped with a gas-burning range extender

Nissan will introduce an electric model equipped with a gas-burning range extender in a bid to quell the range anxiety associated with the Leaf. Set to debut next year, the yet-unnamed model will not be based on the Leaf.
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NYC’s Mayor plans to have the country’s largest electric car fleet by 2025

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to replace non-emergency city vehicles with electric ones over the next decade. It's called Clean Fleet, and it's part of the the OneNYC plan, which aims to reduce city greenhouse gas emissions 80…
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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free to over five million vehicles with software update

Ford is the latest carmaker to add Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users. It's releasing the Apple feature in a software update for over five million vehicles from model years 2011 through 2016.
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Toyota’s enthusiast-approved S-FR concept prepares to hit the track

Toyota has introduced a more aggressive-looking version of the well-received S-FR concept that's designed to hit the track. Finished in white, the coupe gains a full body kit and a few drivetrain modifications including bigger brakes.