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Abarth’s reloaded Fiat 500 is a scorpion with a meaner sting

Fiat's eight-year-old Abarth 500 benefits from minor updates inside, outside, and under the hood. It gets a face-lift, and its turbo four has been tweaked to provide a little bit more power.
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Design work on Tesla Model 3 just now finishing, with almost 500,000 orders

Despite a nearly sold out 2018 production and nearly 500,000 pre-orders, Tesla's Model 3 is still in the last weeks of design. The company's reputation and the interest in all-electric vehicles have driven huge interest in its entry level…
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Connect your unconnected car with Logitech ZeroTouch

Logitech's ZeroTouch connected car solution for Android smartphones is designed for hands-free, eyes-off calling, texting, messaging, navigation, and music. ZeroTouch is available in Airvent and Dashboard versions, named for where…
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After flying off the road, rolling, and crashing, a Tesla S saves five passengers

Five students survived a high-speed crash in Germany in a Tesla Model S. The car flew 82 feet through the air, rolled once, and plowed through a field. The car's large front crumple zone and skateboard chassis design are credited with…
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Documents: Uber drivers in two states would have made $730M more as employees

New figures disclosed this week in Uber's settlement talks with drivers in Massachusetts and California show drivers would have made $730 million more had they been classified as employees. Drivers seek mileage reimbursement that totals…
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Carry your own drive-in theater with this collapsible, car-mounted movie screen

Salt Lake City-based Hitch Theaters wants to turn the hitch of your truck into a portable drive-in theater screen. All you need to bring is the movie, the popcorn, and a date.
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This deal's for real: Get 727 horsepower in a new Mustang GT for just $40K

Lebanon, Ohio, Ford's offer of Roush Supercharger -- Phase 2, 727-horsepower Mustang GTs for $40,000 isn't an urban myth. They'll ship anywhere in the U.S. Why pay $60,000 and up for other muscle cars when you can get so much for such a…
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Has the crossover killed Buick’s compact Verano sedan?

Buick's first-gen Verano is not long for this world, and a new report finds it won't be replaced. Verano sales are dropping, partially because buyers are increasingly ditching sedans in favor of crossovers.
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When it comes to particle emissions, electric cars aren’t much cleaner

A new study finds that electric vehicles shed just as much particulate matter as their gas-burning cousins, due to the heavier weight that offsets their lack of engines.
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Can Turkey beat Tesla at its own game with a Saab-based EV?

The Turkish government is in the early stages of developing an electric vehicle that it claims will be better than a Tesla. The model won't need a charging cord thanks to an on-board range extender.