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No, that’s not a reject Transformer; it’s Honda’s Concept D

Honda’s Concept D debuted in Shanghai this week shows the design direction for the forthcoming, Chinese domestic market full-size SUV of the future. What’s under the hood, we don’t know. All we do know is that it’s distinctive.

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Uber faces a lawsuit over alleged discrimination against blind people with guide dogs

Uber Technologies is facing a lawsuit approved Friday by a federal judge claiming they have violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. The lawsuit is being led by reps for blind customers who claim their guide dogs are not allowed in Uber vehicles.

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This Nintendo-equipped Oldsmobile concept could be a 90s kid dream come true

In 1990, Oldsmobile built the Expression concept, a sleek, futuristic vehicle flaunting tons of modern tech for the time. Included with the prototype was an original Nintendo, VCR, and Head-Up Display, as well as rain-sensing wipers and four-wheel steering.

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Elon Musk almost sold Tesla to Google in 2013 for $6 billion

A new book excerpt published on Bloomberg Business suggests that Elon Musk nearly sold Tesla to Google in 2013 for $6 billion. It’s almost unthinkable now, but just a few short years ago the upstart EV automaker was floundering badly.

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Jeremy Clarkson is ‘uncomfortably numb’ and ready to start anew post-Top Gear

Former frontman of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson has written his first newspaper column since being dropped from the BBC following an incident. The article describes his emotional state at the time and hints at his future plans.

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Hyundai’s vaporous N performance line gets some substance with new Genesis Coupe rumors

A new rumor about the Hyundai Genesis Coupe states that the sports car will front the previously announced N performance line. The new Coupe will have an engine output in the 480 hp range and will have an upgraded exterior design.

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Good news, Aliens: NASA’s MRV is bringing sideways performance to a planet near you

NASA’s Modular Robotic Vehicle, or MRV, is a battery-electric people-carrier designed for transport on other planets. The agency has released a test video of the MRV, which shows off the vehicle’s lateral driving prowess.

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Chevrolet Corvette’s PDR gets an update to correct it’s nauseating playback

Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter has revealed a software upgrade is in the works for the car’s data recorder. The update improves the recorder’s image quality, removing its distinct green tone.

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