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Mitsubishi is already looking forward to this fall's Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi will show a new concept called Grand Tourer during this year's Paris Auto Show. Billed as an upscale off-roader, the Grand Tourer is powered by a plug-in hybrid drivetrain.
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It's happening — the next-generation Nissan Leaf will have a 200+ mile range

The next-generation Leaf will feature a new and improved battery, which also means that the electric car should have a range of around 200 miles, putting it neck and neck with both the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt.
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Tesla 2018 production plans maybe not so ludicrous after all

In a study comparing the growth rates of ten Chinese car manufacturers Tesla's 2018 500,000 car annual production goal doesn't look so outrageous. Tesla would need a growth rate of only 30 percent of the Chinese carmakers' best 3-year…
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Daimler ramping up Car2go locations, extending mobility concept

Increasing its international leadership in car-sharing mobility service, Daimler announced it will start Car2go service in Brussels in October 2016. Currently there are 14,000 Car2go cars in service and 1.9 million registered users.
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Before it’s ready for Bond, Aston’s DB11 needs to survive Phoenix’s fury

Digital Trends joins Aston Martin’s chief engineer in Arizona to put a DB11 prototype through a series of hot weather tests and to learn the extent of the brand’s pre-production process.
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Toyota adds child models to its virtual crash dummy software

Toyota's Total Human Model for Safety software (THUMS) will have child models for Version 4 to simulate the physiques of children aged three, six, and ten. They will go on sale this fall, to be used by automobile and parts manufacturers, as…
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Burning Man attendee builds techno-blazing art car to honor festival

Trees in the desert with lights and sound tuned for enjoyment and inspiration define the 'Forest House' art car at Burning Man. Designed specifically for Burning Man, the mobile dance club is powerful enough to keep the party hopping.
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Electric-highway test for freight haulers starts in Sweden

German firm Siemens AG designed the overhead grid system and Swedish company Scania AB prepared two diesel-hybrid trucks to test the first e-highway. A hybrid system is an interim step on the path to designing fully electric trucks.
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Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

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…
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Ford GT Prototype auctioned, and limited to five mph

A prototype of the iconic 2005 Ford GT, titled the CP-1, will be going up for auction. It was previously a part of the Ford museum, but was sold to a collector in 2008, and is now back on the auction block. The car is limited to five mph.
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Mark Wahlberg adds support to Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Actor Mark Wahlberg teams up with Indian Motorcycle to support the 2016 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, a nine-day epic journey from L.A. to South Dakota. The tour will stop in multiple cities and offer "Motorcycle Therapy" to…