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MyHyundai could be the first carmaker-specific Android Auto app

At Google I/O 2016, Hyundai is expected to debut its very own Android Auto app, one of the first automakers to do so. Dubbed MyHyundai, the vehicle-specific app adds unique features including a Valet Alert mode and will be available later…
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Mitsubishi president to resign over fuel economy scandal, report says

In the wake of the Mitsubishi fuel economy scandal, company president Tetsuro Aikawa will resign, according to one report. He'll be replaced temporarily by Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko.
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Acura’s self-driving RLX prototype gets a major upgrade

A second-generation Acura RLX self-driving car prototype is set to begin testing at California's GoMentum Station. Acura parent Honda says the car is completely reworked, with new sensors and software.
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Shift it yourself: How to drive a manual transmission car

Though it's certainly intimidating, anyone can drive a manual transmission with a little practice and a lot of patience. Check out our simple how-to guide for a quick explanation of the benefits of driving a manual and instructions on how…
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Second time lucky? China’s GAC Group will return to the Detroit Auto Show in 2017

Chinese carmaker GAC Group will appear at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. The company showed its Trumpchi GS4 crossover there in 2015, but there's no indication of what it has planned for next year.
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Uber’s in-app phone support will connect drivers to a real-life human being

Uber announced in-app phone support, which will serve to augment the app's self-service options. The phone support will be initially offered to a small subset of Bay Area drivers.
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Electric cars will soon be cheaper in Colorado thanks to a $5,000 incentive

As of January 1, 2017, new electric car buyers in Colorado will receive a $5,000 flat-tax credit that can be assigned to the dealer or finance company. Combined with the federal tax incentive of up to $7,500, incentives could total $12,500.
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2017 Ford GT will sport carbon-fiber wheels to match its lightweight body

The 2017 Ford GT will offer carbon-fiber wheels in addition to the standard aluminum units. According to Ford, the carbon-fiber wheels are two pounds lighter than their counterparts and are also much stiffer.
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From the Focus to the Fit, the 10 best hatchbacks you can buy

The hatchback segment in the United States is small, but that doesn't mean you don't have a few great options to choose from. Sporty, efficient, or both, these are the 10 best hatchbacks on the market today.
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Lead plaintiff in Uber class-action suit fires lawyer, objects to settlement offer

Douglas O’Connor, a lead plaintiff in the Uber driver class action lawsuit has fired attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan and formally objected to the $100 million settlement offer. O'Connor had originally said, "It is what it is," but now he's…
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Ex-Googlers look to put tractor-trailers on autopilot with self-driving tech

A crew led by former Googlers have their sights on converting the country's long-haul trucks to self-driving technology. An onboard driver will take over off the highways, but otherwise the truck will drive itself.