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Highway being built in Paris is meant for bicyclists and bicyclists only

There's a new highway in the works in Paris, but it's not for cars. Rather, the 28-mile stretch of open road is meant exclusively for cyclists, but it's being opened a very little bit at a time.
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2017 Ford Super Duty’s adaptive cruise control can handle a 31,500-pound trailer

The 2017 Ford Super Duty is available with adaptive cruise control that works even while towing a trailer. It's one of many tech features Ford piled onto the Super Duty in this latest redesign.
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Is China’s sun-powered car the future, or vaporware?

A Chinese company named Hanergy has developed a car that runs on sunlight. Using thin-cell solar panels, it will store enough electricity for a 50-mile drive after spending six hours in the sun.
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Nissan makes the Pathfinder more user-friendly for the 2017 model year

Nissan has made a handful of updates to the Pathfinder for the 2017 model year. It gets a sharper-looking front end, a more powerful V6 engine, and a more tech-focused interior with a new infotainment system.
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Watch out, Uber Black: Lyft Premier lets you ride-share in style

Lyft has officially launched Lyft Premier. The luxury ride-sharing service is now available in select U.S. cities and allows riders to be driven in Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW vehicles.
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No one seems to want to test driverless cars in Ontario, Canada

There may be a race going on in the automative and tech worlds to get self-driving cars on the road, but that race isn't moving to Canada. Not a single company has applied to take part in Ontario's program to test autonomous vehicles.
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Punishing success?: California may change its zero-emissions rules midstream

Facing unexpected success with its program of Zero Emission Vehicle marketshare proportions and credits, California is considering changing midstream. Tesla and Honda think that changing the program now will punish success.
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A thief can hack a car security system in minutes with a laptop

In spite of advances in smart key security systems for vehicles, car thieves are using laptop computers to defeat the systems and steal the cars. A Houston theft captured on video took less than two minutes.
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Lamborghini bets big on carbon fiber for use in next-gen connecting rods

Lamborghini's technical center in Seattle is working on developing the world's first carbon-fiber connecting rods. Using carbon fiber instead of steel can make cars faster and more powerful.
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PSA Peugeot Citroën says fuel economy ratings don’t hold up in the real world

PSA Peugeot Citroën admitted that its cars' real-world fuel economy was much lower than the official ratings, after conducting an internal investigation involving 44 models across three brands.