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Audi plans three electric cars by 2020, as well as an autonomous vehicle

Audi has announced plans for three electric cars by 2020, as well as future autonomous and fuel-cell vehicles. Audi will trim some model lines to clear investment resources for future technologies development.
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The Lotus Elise will return in 2020 with a focus on speed, agility, low weight

Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales says work on the next-generation Elise, due in 2020, has begun and that it will return to its lightweight, agile roots.
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Porsche puts all-electric Mission E on fast track, hires 1,400 assembly line workers

Porsche announced that it's ramping up for production of the marque's all-electric Mission E. New jobs will be 40 percent more than originally estimated. The Mission E four-seater electric luxury car is due by the "end of the…
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Here’s what Bugatti’s 1,500-horsepower Chiron could have looked like

Bugatti has released a picture of what the Chiron could have looked like. This early design study features a striking front end with horizontal grilles and headlights that are completely blacked out.
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The Apple Car has a new project leader, but he's not new to Apple

Apple is almost undoubtedly working on its very first passenger car, but official details are unsurprisingly scarce. We’ve compiled all the relevant rumors and evidence about the forthcoming vehicle here.
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Ford, BMW, and JLR to chase Tesla by co-developing EV batteries

In an attempt to catch up with Tesla, Jaguar/Land Rover, Ford, and BMW will co-develop EV batteries for the next generation of vehicles, thereby lowering development costs for each individual automaker.
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McLaren CEO insists the F1 isn’t coming back, but the rumor refuses to die

McLaren boss Mike Flewitt has shot down reports that claim a heir to the iconic F1 is right around the corner. He claims there's no business case for a new F1, but Autocar insists its story is accurate.
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A carbon-fiber breakthrough could make the next Mazda Miata even lighter

Mazda is looking for ways to make the next Miata even lighter without reducing its overall dimensions. The answer appears to be carbon fiber that's more affordable than the type that's on the market today.
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Do we really need a national self-driving testing facility?

Michigan lawmakers want autonomous vehicle testing off of public roads and at a special center, preferably in their state. The University of Michigan has a site in Ann Arbor and is developing a larger site at former GM Willow Run bomber…
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All 2017 Ford models are getting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford is expanding availability of its Sync 3 infotainment system to all 2017 models, and with it Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Both smartphone features are now available across Ford's lineup.
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Weekly Rewind: Brain mapping, a possible cure for blindness, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…