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18 wheels, zero emissions: BMW premiers all-electric material transport truck in Germany

BMW has debuted a 40-ton material transport truck in Europe, but there’s a catch — this beast is completely electric. The tractor-trailer is currently being used to ferry components between factories in Munich, and it does so eight…
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Mercedes’ 2017 E-Class will move a step closer to fully-autonomous cars

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class will bring Mercedes a step closer to self-driving cars with features like a Remote Parking Pilot and advanced safety tech that can make the car aware of dangerous situations.
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Mazda’s Mobile Start app lets you start your car from afar

Mazda Mobile Start is an app that allows users to remotely start a car's engine, lock and unlock the doors, and find the car in a crowded parking lot. It's available as a dealer-installed accessory.
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Every Lamborghini ever made was built by hand in this factory

Every Lamborghini that comes out of the Sant'Agata Bolognese plant is built by hand by highly-trained workers and tested on the roads around the factory before it is sent off to its new owner.
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Audi may build ‘R5’ sports car with five-cylinder power to slot between the TT and R8

Audi may build a new sports car to sit below the R8 in its lineup. The R5 would slot between the TT (in several variants) and the R8 and could sport a mid-mounted five-cylinder engine.
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Smart celebrates small with profanity-laden Forfour ad [Warning: NSFW]

Smart, a supermini manufacturer and division of Daimler AG, has released a new NSFW ad for the latest Forfour. Called “Swearing Kids,” the commercial highlights the advantages of owning a small car in a very unique way.
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Volkswagen will add two new crossovers, including a subcompact and stylish cross coupe

Volkswagen has announced plans to add two new crossovers to its lineup in the near future. One model will be based on the Taigun concept and the other will be based on the CrossBlue Coupe.
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Critics call infotainment screens unsafe, carmakers say they’re the only way

Distracted driving will only become more of a problem as carmakers create more complex infotainment systems, safety advocates say. Carmakers argue that their approach prevents irresponsible phone use.
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With Ferrari spun off, Maserati will become FCA’s most prestigious brand

With Ferrari set to be spun off, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will reportedly elevate Maserati to the top of its prestige hierarchy, which would seem to call for a reversal of recent efforts to make the brand more mainstream.
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Lamborghini’s 750hp Aventador Superveloce Roadster will roar into Pebble Beach

The Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster will be unveiled next week. Essentially an open-top race car for the road, the SV Roadster will be powered by a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine that makes 750 horsepower.