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NHTSA says ‘V2V’ technology could prevent 500,000 crashes per year

In the near future, your car may not be able to drive itself, but it might be able to talk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is encouraging the adoption of vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

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Mercedes’ semi-sporty C450 AMG rumored for Detroit Auto Show debut

The Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG will be the first in a new line of midlevel performance cars from Mercedes' in-house tuner. That's cool, but where's the real AMG C-Class everyone is waiting for?

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Next Mazdaspeed3 will put STI and Golf R on notice with over 300 HP

Armed with a 300-plus horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive, the next Mazdaspeed3 will take the fight to the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R when it arrives in 2016.

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Can we get a tow package? Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed will boast tire-rending torque

If our maths (Brit-speak for math) are correct, Bentley is planning to unveil a Mulsanne Speed with over 811 pound-feet of torque at the Paris Motor Show next month. With torque like that, the Mulsanne Speed could quickly become one of the torquiest production…

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Google’s self-driving car needs a steering wheel, California says

Google may think tomorrow's cars won't have steering wheels, but that doesn't jibe with today's safety rules. California won't let Google's self-driving prototype on public roads until the tech giant fits it with manual controls.

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New Porsche 911 time: Refreshed “992” generation could debut at LA Auto Show

The world keeps turning, and Porsche keeps introducing new 911 models. The latest is rumored to be a new 911 GTS, which could herald a refreshed "992" series to replace the current 991 911 range.

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Noble’s M600 Drophead could be the ultimate hair dryer

How do you make a 225 mph supercar more exciting? Why not cut its roof off? That's what Noble is considering doing to its M600, which could make for one of the fastest, and rarest, convertibles around.

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Telecom company testing wireless EV charging on the track, predicts 2017 consumer debut

BMW and Daimler previewed their collaborative wireless charging tech for EVs in July, and an electronics company is predicting a 2017 debut. The technology is already being tested in the Formula E racing series for safety and medical cars.

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Good news, budget-minded boyracers: Toyota may be working on sub-FR-S sports car

Toyota is reportedly developing an entry-level sports car that will slot beneath the FR-S in the Scion lineup. Expected to debut in 2017, the yet-unnamed coupe will be about as big as the Honda CR-Z.

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2014 Toyota Rav4 Limited review

The RAV4 represents the best and the worst of Toyota, it is still a tremendously practical vehicle with tons of interior room and cargo space, but unlike the V6-powered RAV4's of…

  • Pros: Comfortable seating , Massive cargo space , Large back…
  • Cons: Lackluster performance , Uneven interior quality…