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Here’s why BMW M believes going all-wheel drive is inevitable

BMW's M cars have always been rear-wheel drive, but the company suggests all-wheel drive is inevitable in the long run. BMW M will fit its most powerful cars with a rear-biased all-wheel drive system designed in-house.
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Will Nissan sell its Fiat 500X-fighting crossover in the US?

Nissan has introduced a new crossover called Kicks in Brazil. Positioned a notch above the Juke, the Kicks was developed primarily for Latin America but it will gradually be offered in no less than 80 global markets.
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Porsche’s refreshed, wagon-ified Panamera will ship to the states in 2018

Porsche's wagon-style Panamera is reportedly coming to the U.S. sometime after its debut in Europe next year. The design should be largely inspired by the Sport Turismo Shooting Brake Concept.
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Autonomous cars will radically change the auto insurance industry

Volvo Cars and Thatcham Research have organized a panel to discuss the big changes coming to auto insurance. Thanks to the introduction of autonomous cars the multibillion-dollar industry is coming to grips with a very different vehicular…
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Tesla’s Bioweapon Defense Mode can save you from a military-grade chemical attack

Tesla recently conducted a thorough test of the Model X’s HEPA filtration system, which the brand says can eliminate pollution inside the car in less than two minutes. Tesla calls the feature Bioweapon Defense Mode.
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Fixing a McLaren F1 is tricky enough, but you'll also need an early 90s laptop

The McLaren F1 may be one of the most valuable cars on the planet, but it turns out the only way to service the electronics is with a decades-old Compaq laptop.
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BMW’s 750d marks a major milestone in the history of the turbodiesel engine

The BMW 7 Series is the world's first car equipped with a quad-turbocharged diesel engine. Fitted to the 750d, the 3.0-liter straight-six makes 394 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque.
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Need to tow? Volkswagen’s updated Amarok offers more power than ever

Volkswagen is updating the Amarok truck to help it fend off competition from a growing number of brands. The most noteworthy update is found under the hood, where the Amarok is offered with a V6 engine for the first time.
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Hack into a car in Michigan, spend the rest of your life in prison

New car hacking bills submitted to the Michigan legislature make it a crime to hack into onboard car systems. If convicted, the sentencing guidelines call for a life sentence in prison.
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Thanks to an update, 2 million Chrysler cars are now compatible with Siri

Siri Eyes Free is now available to owners of nearly two million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram models through a free download from the carmaker. It's applicable to 2013-15 models with the Uconnect 8.4 system.
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BMW's updated 2017 i3 aims to quell range anxiety

The all-electric BMW i3 has received a bigger battery pack for the 2017 model year. Thanks to recent advances in battery technology, the i3 can now drive for 114 miles on a single charge, even with the heater or the A/C on.
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Good luck finding Aston’s AM-RB 001 hypercar, or affording one

The Aston Martin AM-RB 001 co-designed by Aston and Red Bull Racing will have a production run of just 99 units, priced at over $3 million each. For that money, it had better be good.