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Kia’s tiny Picanto is out to prove economy cars don’t have to feel cheap

Kia introduced the new, third-generation Picanto hatchback ahead of its debut in Geneva. It is positioned at the bottom of the Kia lineup, but it offers a sharp design and more tech features than ever.
Wearables

Got an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch? You can finally use it to hail an Uber ride

Attention Android Wear smartwatch owners -- you can finally hail an Uber from your wrist. Support for the Wear app was announced at I/O 2015, but it has taken the ride-booking company a whopping 21 months to deliver.
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Aston Martin brings in more big names for its upcoming supercar

The Aston Martin AM-RB 001 supercar won't just be a collaboration between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. Other big names are involved, too, including race-engine specialist Cosworth, and engineering firm Multimatic.
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Second-gen McLaren Super Series gets new 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8

McLaren will introduce a new 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 in its second-generation Super Series model. The new Super Series will be the first modern McLaren not powered by the company's 3.8-liter V8.
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Jaguar’s updated 2018 XE inaugurates a new way of paying for gas

Jaguar is expanding the XE lineup with two new engines and an an additional trim level. Base cars get a 247-horsepower turbo four, while the range-topping XE S receives the F-Type's 380-horsepower V6.
Cars

Riders paying in cash have caused Uber drivers in Brazil more harm than good

Uber drivers in Brazil have faced an increasing number of assaults since the ridesharing service allowed riders to pay in cash. Uber confirmed that some counter-measures are being worked on.
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Toyota hits a green milestone with its 10 millionth hybrid sale

Toyota launched its first hybrid vehicle in 1997, while the popular Prius car arrived in the U.S. in 2000. The company revealed this week it's now sold more than 10 million of the gas-electric fuel savers in more than 90 countries.
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Bold idea gets off the ground: First flying car now available for pre-order

Five years after demonstrating its first successful test flight, Dutch company PAL-V has begun accepting pre-orders for what may be the first flying car to hit the commercial market.
Cars

Kia will address emissions standards with a hydrogen fuel cell car in 2021

Kia is reportedly working on a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to go on sale in 2021. The alternative energy model will help the Korean automaker meet tighter emissions regulations that go into effect in 2025.
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Change the rules so we can test more self-driving cars, automakers tell feds

Auto manufacturers need to test self-driving cars in much greater numbers than currently allowed by NHTSA rules to advance the technology. GM, Toyota, Volvo, Lyft, and others will testify at a U.S. House panel.
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Citing potential job losses, automakers lobby Trump for emissions rule changes

A letter signed by executives from major automakers asked President Donald Trump to review an Obama administration decision locking in EPA emissions rules through 2025, claiming strict rules will risk jobs.
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Peugeot-Citroen is evaluating a full takeover of GM's German Opel division

PSA Peugeot-Citroen is debating whether to purchase Opel from General Motors. The two companies already work together on several projects, and the takeover will help both brands cut costs all across the board.