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'SkyActiv-R' may be the name of Mazda's next rotary engine

The Mazda Tokyo Motor Show sports car concept will feature a new rotary engine dubbed "SkkyActiv-R," according to a new report. There's no word yet on plans for production, though.
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The Edmunds TV app for Apple TV brings car reviews and more into your living room

Edmunds.com has announced Edmunds TV, a car-centric application for Apple TV that allows customers to access vehicle reviews, road tests, and more from their television. The fourth-generation Apple TV starts shipping at the end of October.
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BMW may be building a dual-clutch gearbox tailored for its front-wheel drive models

BMW is reportedly working on a dual-clutch transmission specifically designed for front-wheel drive models. The new gearbox would serve in models like the BMW 2 Series Activ Tourer, 1 Series hatchback, and the X1 crossover.
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Acura’s 2017 NSX sports car will make 573 HP and top out at 191 mph

Acura has revealed the official performance specs for its 2017 NSX sports car. The model will make 573 horsepower, which is more than expected, and will reach a top speed of 191 mph.
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Should your self-driving car kill you to save a school bus full of kids?

In the future, your self-driving car might decide to kill you – and you might be OK with it. As David Weinberger points out, the philosophical snarls of autonomous vehicles aren’t easy to reconcile.
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VW woes continue as Toyota replaces it as world’s biggest automaker

Still reeling from the emissions-cheating scandal, executives at VW faced more bad news on Monday as they learned Toyota had replaced it as the world's biggest automaker.
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Burn the window sticker: VW's 2016 Passat feels far more expensive than it is

A new look, more standard content and VW’s latest host of connected features yields a Passat with a new lease on life for 2016. But is it enough in this highly competitive segment?
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Audi’s 2016 A8 L 4.0T Packs 450 horsepower and some sharply creased attitude

Audi has taken the wraps off its more powerful 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport, now with 450 horsepower and a new body kit. The long-wheelbase model will rival BMW's new 750Li and Mercedes-Benz S600L.
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Nissan’s Tokyo-bound concept previews a more conventional-looking Leaf

Nissan will travel to the Tokyo Motor Show to introduce a new concept designed to preview what the next Leaf will look like. The still-nameless hatchback boasts a more conservative design than the Leaf that's currently in showrooms.
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Can eight brand-new models transform Alfa Romeo into Italy’s answer to BMW?

Down but not out, Fiat-owned Alfa Romeo is preparing to launch eight all-new models in a bid to sell 400,000 cars annually by 2018. The company's ambitious expansion plan includes a bigger sedan, two new SUVs and a pair of entry-level…