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Nürburgring officials may lift speed limit ban for auto manufacturers

A source close to Nürburgring track management has revealed that the organization may once again derestrict the course for automakers. New speed limits on certain track sections were imposed recently, following a fatal incident in March.
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Who you callin’ slow? Honda conquers Pikes Peak with an all-electric, AWD CR-Z

At the recent Pikes Peak Hill Climb event in Colorado, Honda surprised the crowd by debuting an all-electric version of its CR-Z hybrid. The car featured all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering as well, and actually placed first in the…
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Got the blues? Check out Subaru’s limited-edition Series.HyperBlue WRX STI and BRZ

Subaru has introduced limited-edition variants of the BRZ and the WRX STI. Called Series.Hyperblue, both cars get a blue paint job, black alloy wheels and blue trim pieces on the inside.
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Rhys Millen sets this year’s overall fastest time at Pikes Peak in an EV race car

A new record time has been set by an all-electric vehicle at the Pikes Peak Hillclimb event. Driven by Rhys Millen, the EV race car set this year’s overall fastest time.
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Ford’s 2018 Shelby GT500 Mustang could be the first ever to lose its V8 heart

A new report suggests Ford plans to pull the V8 power from its next generation Shelby GT500 and replace it with a twin-turbocharged V6. The move would make the 2018 GT500 the first ever not to use a V8.
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Assembly line robot fatally injures a worker in Volkswagen factory

A 21-year-old car factory worker in Baunatal, Germany, was fatally injured by an assembly line robot on Tuesday. He was installing the machine, whereupon the robot grabbed him and forced him against a metal plate.
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Chevy’s new tech lets your phone chill out

The Active Phone Cooler connects to a car's ventilation and air conditioning to reduce the chance of phones overheating when car interior temperatures rise. Chevy plans to offer it on certain 2016 models.
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BMW uses water injection to build cleaner, more powerful, and longer-lasting engines

BMW has introduced an experimental water-injection system that will gradually make its way to production cars. Injecting a small amount of water in a turbocharged engine can make it more efficient and more powerful.