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Uber continues its quest for world domination with expansion into Bangladesh

Uber just took yet another step towards ubiquity. Earlier this week, the transportation titan announced its expansion into Bangladesh, adding to the ever-growing list of countries and cities in which Uber is available.
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Mercedes-Benz is pessimistic about the future of U.S. diesels

Mercedes-Benz is conducting market research to determine whether it is worthwhile to continue selling diesel cars in the U.S. It will continue trying to get a limited number of diesel models certified in the meantime.
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Nissan GT-R owners get free track time at Virginia International Raceway

Nissan GT-R owners who purchase their cars over the next four months will get free driving instruction at Virginia International Raceway. They'll get to drive their own cars on the track.
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It's over: Volkswagen says it will never sell another diesel in the U.S.

Volkswagen has ended a year's worth of speculation by confirming it won't sell another diesel-powered car in the United States. Audi, however, could one day return to the segment with an oil-burning version of the Q7.
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Volvo tuner Polestar will harness electrification to take on AMG and BMW M

Volvo has purchased tuner Polestar and positioned it as an in-house performance division. Polestar will build faster versions of existing cars, but it won't design stand-alone models.
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Want to improve your rider rating? Try Uber’s new driver compliments feature

If you find vocalizing a compliment in the direction of your Uber driver to be a tricky proposition when it comes to human interaction, then a new feature released this week by the ride-hailing service makes the procedure a whole…
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Apple Music will crank up the tunes for users of Ola's ridesharing service in India

Apple and Ola have partnered up to bring Apple Music to the Ola ridesharing service. Under the new partnership, customers will be able to control the in-car music using a tablet or their smartphone.
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Mercedes is open to selling a truck in the U.S., but it won't be anytime soon

Mercedes-AMG won't build a faster version of the upcoming X-Class pickup because it believes there is not enough demand. The truck won't be offered in the U.S. when it debuts, but Mercedes hasn't completely turned its back on the pickup…
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Can Koenigsegg’s clever invention reinvent the internal combustion engine?

Sweden-based Koenigsegg is working on a major innovation that promises to make the internal combustion engine more efficient. The FreeValve technology replaces the camshaft with actuators that open individual valves.
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McLaren’s 570S Design Editions aim for a distinctive but classy look

The McLaren 570S Design Editions feature elements from McLaren's vast personalization catalog, hand-picked by the automaker's own designers to create looks that are both distinctive and pleasing to the eye.
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Porsche sweeps World Endurance Championship as Audi bows out

Porsche won both the Drivers' and Manufacturers' titles in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, denying Audi final wins before its retirement from endurance racing at the end of the season.
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Ford’s 2018 Mustang could get a trick suspension, lose an engine option

Ford will give the Mustang a mid-cycle update in time for the 2018 model year. The list of options will grow to include a 10-speed automatic, among other features, and Ford will allegedly deep-six the 3.7-liter V6.