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Toyota’s CEO will personally lead its new electric car division

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda will personally lead the Japanese automaker's new electric car division, a move meant to speed development of a new electric model. Toyota is expected to debut the car in 2020.
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Mini celebrates a major production milestone in the United Kingdom

BMW-owned Mini is celebrating a major production milestone in the United Kingdom. Its historic Oxford, England, factory has just assembled the three-millionth car since the brand was re-launched in 2001.
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Can Nikola revolutionize the trucking industry with a hydrogen-powered semi?

A Utah-based startup named Nikola has introduced a futuristic semi truck that runs on hydrogen. The truck is faster, lighter, and much cleaner than a conventional gasoline-burning semi.
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Why Porsche thinks Peugeot should return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Peugeot is considering returning to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in order to fill the void left by Audi. The company is currently focused on winning the Dakar Rally, and it won't decide whether to return to Le Mans until its finances improve.
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Richard Hammond explains how 'The Grand Tour' is like 'Top Gear,' and how it's different 14:40

Richard Hammond discusses The Grand Tour, the new car show on Amazon Prime that reunites him with former Top Gear colleagues Jeremy Clarkson and James May. The show premiered November 18, and features the same car-based antics as…
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Self-driving retrofit software now available for free, but it comes with caveats

Regulators wouldn't permit Comma.ai to sell its retrofit self-driving device without proof of its safety, so now the inventor is giving the software away as open source code. Instructions for building the hardware are available free as…
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Kia’s first sports car proves its mettle on the world’s most daunting track

Kia has launched a teaser campaign for its first sports sedan, which will debut at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. Stay tuned for the full reveal of what's expected to be called the Kia GT on January 8.
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‘OK Google’ voice commands coming to the stand-alone Android Auto app

Google's Android Auto connected car platform will soon respond to "OK Google" voice commands, according to an eagle-eyed Reddit user. It appears to be rolling out to Google accounts gradually over time.
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Tesla gets authorization from the Virginia DMV to open a dealership

Virginia DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb ruled that Tesla should not be blocked from opening a Richmond area dealership. Letters of interest from 11 regional dealers were disregarded as not showing actual availability, as required by…
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Honda gives its new CR-V some tweaks and a small price bump to $24,945

Honda has revealed pricing for its all-new CR-V compact crossover. The base LX model starts at $24,945, up $200 from last year's car.
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Ford wants the next-generation Fiesta ST to turn the fun factor way up

Ford is busily working on the next Fiesta ST. It will stay close to the formula that has made the current model one of the best-driving hot hatches on the market, and Ford believes it doesn't need a huge power hike.
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Audi’s lunar rover gets the green light for launch next year

The Audi Lunar Quattro Moon rover will launch in 2017 as previously contemplated. Audi's tech partner has booked a rocket for the trip. The goal of the mission is to win Google's $30 million Lunar XPrize.