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Fiery Ferraris: 488 GTB sales stopped, California T recall due to fire risk

The Ferrari 488 GTB is the subject of a stop-sale order due to a fire risk first discovered in the Ferrari California T. No 488s have actually been sold in the U.S. yet, so a recall was unnecessary.
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Will BMW mark its centennial with a forward-looking autonomous concept car?

BMW may unveil an autonomous concept car to celebrate its 100th anniversary, and may preview technology that could eventually go into production. But like some other automakers, BMW sees obstacles on the road to self-driving cars.
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Alfisti rejoice: The next Alfa Romeo Giulietta will land in 2017 with rear-wheel drive

Alfa Romeo is developing the next generation of the Giulietta hatchback. It will be positioned at the bottom of its lineup because the MiTo won't be replaced, and it will shift to an enthusiast-approved rear-wheel drive platform.
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Volvo’s pocket-sized XC40 crossover will launch in 2017 with a hybrid drivetrain

Volvo will introduce the XC40, its first-ever small crossover, in 2017. Positioned below the XC60, the XC40 will ride on a new modular platform called CMA and it will be offered with a fuel-sipping, gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid…
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Nissan’s GT-R torque-spins ornaments off a Christmas tree 0:36

You spent hours getting yours just right -- now watch this Nissan's GT-R use its all-wheel drive, torque-filled launch system to help remove ornaments from a Christmas tree in mere seconds. It may not be pretty, but it's certainly…
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Top Gear’s celebrity-driven ‘Reasonably Priced Car’ sells at charity auction

The 2013 Vauxhall Astra that starred as the ‘Reasonably Priced Car’ on Top Gear has been sold at a charity auction. The family hatchback has been driven by over 20 celebrities and has 2,908 miles on the odometer.
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Bugatti’s Chiron will conquer the world with a 290 mph top speed, 2.2-second sprint to 60

Bugatti's Chiron will reportedly sprint to 60 mph in just 2.2 seconds and achieve a top speed of 290 mph, 20 mph faster than the current world record-holder. So far 130 customer orders out of 500 total units have been received.
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Buick set to unveil a mysterious new model in Detroit

Buick will unveil a new model ahead of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, but won't say what that model will be. A new report claims it could be a production version of the Avenir concept, or a redesigned Enclave crossover.
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Name game: Infiniti’s new compacts will both be called QX30

Infiniti unveiled the Q30 and QX30 compacts as distinct models, but now they're being merged into one model line. Both versions will wear QX30 badging when they go on sale next year.
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Check out Ford’s wacky idea for a rear wheel that doubles as a unicycle

Imagine parking your car, removing its rear wheel, dropping on a seat and handlebars, and riding off. Ford's interested in the idea, so much so that it recently filed a patent for it. But could it really become a realitY?