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Designed largely in Europe, the new Kia Sportage gets a head-turning look

Kia has published the first official images of the all-new Euro-spec Sportage. Set to bow in Frankfurt, the crossover gets a more evocative-looking design accented by a low grille, swept-back headlights, and sharp LED tail lamps.

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Lexus will use the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell technology in its LS flagship sedan

Lexus will reportedly unveil new fuel cell models before 2020, including its LS flagship sedan. Other models to receive hydrogen technology will be the Crown sedan and Estima minivan.

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Chrysler killed the 300 SRT in the U.S., but Australians can buy an upgraded version of it

Chrysler axed the 300 SRT in the United States, but the hot-rodded sedan still lives on in global markets like Australia. It features a 6.4-liter Hemi V8, an eight-speed automatic transmission and a more upscale cockpit with soft-touch surfaces.

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Chinese billionaire developing a Model S-fighting EV called Le Supercar

Wealthy Chinese entrepreneur is hoping to take on the Tesla Model S with a new EV called Le Supercar. Set to go on sale in 2018, the Le Supercar is being designed by a team of 600 employees that includes former Lotus, Tesla and BMW employees.

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To make the F-Pace SUV handle properly, Jaguar rummaged through its parts bin

The Jaguar F-Pace will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show with some borrowed elements from other Jaguar models, including the F-Type. Will that makes it the sports car of SUVs?

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Sorry purists, Nissan’s next Z car could be a Juke-sized crossover

Succumbing to crossover fever, Nissan could turn the iconic Z car into a small crossover that will be about the same size as a Juke. If the rumor proves true, the Z on stilts will be previewed by a concept at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Honda’s 2 & 4 concept will combine elements of cars and motorcycles

Honda says its oddly-named Frankfurt Motor Show concept will combine elements of cars and motorcycles. The Japanese company's car and bike design teams worked together on the project.

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Verizon’s Hum gives your old car a new brain

Hum, a little Verizon gizmo with a friendly name, brings the safety and diagnostic capabilities of a brand-new car to models that have already been on the road for nearly two decades.

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Uber expands self-driving car project with University of Arizona partnership

Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday it's linked up with the University of Arizona to help advance its driverless car project. The partnership will involve work on optics technology to develop its self-driving car's mapping system and safety features.

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Google patents a system for cars that maps potholes

Google has patented a system for cars capable of automatically detecting potholes in roads. It relies on a combination of GPS and motion detectors to pinpoint damaged cement.

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5-0 ahead! Cobra's latest radar detector uses your phone to spread the word

The DSP 9200 BT is Cobra’s first radar detector to use a digital processor, which results in increased range, more accuracy, and less false alerts.

  • Pros: Digital processor keeps false alerts to a minimum…
  • Cons: Price may drive some people away , Underwhelming display…

Jay Leno takes a 400-horsepower Mazda RX-3 for a spin: ‘It makes great noises!’

A recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage featured a segment on a uniquely customized Mazda RX-3. Owned by professional MMA fighter Savant Young, the Japanese vehicle features a modified version of the RX-7’s rotary engine with around 400 horsepower.

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Leaked images of Honda’s updated CRZ crop up online showing new face and trims

Low-quality leaked images of the facelifted Honda CR-Z have appeared online showing a new front and rear fascia and revised cabin. It's unclear if the CR-Z's hybrid powertrain has been modified.

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