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In 2017, WRC rally cars will be lighter, faster, and much more aerodynamic

The organizers of the World Rally Championship (WRC) have detailed some of the new technical regulations that are scheduled to come into effect in time for the 2017 season. The changes include a bigger turbo restrictor and a new body kit.
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New York City to Google: Reduce the number of left turns in Maps navigation directions

Members of the New York City Council have written a letter to Google requesting the company reduce the number of left turns suggested to drivers using Google Maps. The appeal aims to reduce the number of left-turn-related deaths in the…
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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.