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Apple’s electric car may hit the road in 2019

Apple is reportedly pushing ahead with efforts to build an electric car, targeting 2019 as a launch date. A Wall Street Journal report on Monday also claims that the team working on the project is set to be increased in size from 600 to…
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Bentley may celebrate its 100th birthday with a limited-series hypercar

Bentley's CEO Wolfgang Durheimer hinted that the luxury automaker is working on a hypercar to celebrate the brand's centennial. The model would slot above the planned EXP 10 Speed 6 production sports car.
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Lexus’s LFA successor will be a mid-engined, all-wheel drive hybrid with BMW engineering

BMW and Lexus will reportedly team up to build a mid-engined LFA successor and a BMW sports car. Both vehicles will feature hybrid, all-wheel drive setups and Toyota's racing-derived electric components.
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Volkswagen admits it cheated on emissions, issues stop-sale order for 2.0-liter TDI

The EPA claims that nearly half a million diesel-powered Volkswagen and Audi models are fitted with a defeat device that allows them to pollute more. The German firm faces up to $18 billion in fines, and it will have to recall the affected…
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Mazda says it is supporting a team of ‘enthusiastic’ rotary engineers

Mazda's president says the company has a team of engineers working on rotary engines, but won't explain exactly what these engines will be used for if they're ever deemed production ready.
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Execs say MINIs don’t have to be mini in size, and they’ll go bigger if buyers ask for it

MINI has often been criticized for launching not-so-mini models, but the company says that it hasn't ruled out launching bigger models. Ultimately, executives will decide whether to move up based on customer demand, not on what purists…
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4 seconds to 60 not fast enough? A quicker Bentley Bentayga could be around the corner

Rumors claim Bentley is already developing a high-performance version of the brand new Bentayga, its first-ever utility vehicle. The Bentayga Speed will use a tuned 6.0-liter W12 to sprint from zero to 60 mph in less than four seconds.
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Bad news: Infiniti won’t build its GT-R-powered Q50 Eau Rouge after all

Infiniti's GT-R-powered Q50 Eau Rouge won't be tangling with BMW M and Mercedes-Benz AMG anytime soon. A production version of the car has reportedly been cancelled, owing to high costs.
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Tech news you missed this week: Best cars of Frankfurt, Snapchat, and Spotify

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Ahmed Mohamed's clock to Amazon's new Fire TV and tablets…
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The Apple Car might be appearing sooner than we thought

According to reports in The Guardian, Apple executives have met with the California DMV over permits for a self-driving car — and permits would require details of the vehicle in question.
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Mercedes-AMG will give new life to the V12 engine via a halo supercar

Mercedes-AMG is reportedly planning a new range-topping supercar that will be powered by a V12 engine. At a time when large, high-displacement engines are rare, news of a new V12 is surprising.