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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.
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Lexani’s armored Toyota Land Cruiser is a luxury doomsday bunker on wheels

The Toyota Land Cruiser is transformed into a luxury doomsday bunker on wheels by Lexani, which equipped the Land Cruiser with a bar and B6-level armor that can stop small-arms fire.
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Consumers concerned about self-driving cars, study finds

Several companies are looking to develop production self-driving cars, but a new study indicates that consumers may not be too enthusiastic about them. Fears of the robot apocalypse, perhaps?
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Take a ride in a 2015 Mustang GT in Ford’s epic interactive track video

Ford Europe has launched a new interactive video to promote the 2015 Mustang GT. The film allows you to virtually sit shotgun and pan around the cabin while a driver furiously laps the Silverstone track.
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Meet the Model M: British designer imagines electric Tesla motorcycle

London designer Jans Slapins has released 3D renderings of a bold new concept — a Tesla motorcycle. Dubbed the Model M, the two-wheeler is hypothetically powered by a 201-horsepower electric motor, and uses the fuel tank location for…
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Stronger, lighter, faster: The 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus is pure supercar satisfaction

The Audi R8 goes next-gen, sporting a V10 exclusively and rocking a new look. Does the upgrade make or break the R8’s magic?
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Audi looks to the future of the R8 with smaller displacement, turbocharged engines

Audi has confirmed that the future of the R8 will align with turbocharged engines. Either a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder or a twin-turbo V6 are likely candidates to replace the entry-level 4.2-liter V8.