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Uber sues London transport agency over new written English test for drivers

Citing a new two-hour, written English test for new and renewing drivers, Uber has filed a lawsuit against the London transport agency. The new requirement is more than what's needed for British citizenship.
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New electric Volkswagen debuts in Paris next month with 300-mile range

As part of its plan to go electric, Volkswagen plans to introduce an electric car prototype at the Paris Motor Show next month. Described as Golf-sized with Passat cargo space, it should have a driving range of approximately 300 miles.
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You'll be able to sleep in the back of a Tesla Model 3 (if you're not too tall)

Camping in your Tesla? The Tesla Model 3 interior will measure 5 feet and 6 inches behind the front seats with the rear seats folded flat, enough for most side sleepers. Dim or cover the lights, set the AC, and you'll have a quiet, bug free…
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The Genesis G90 isn't 'nice for Hyundai,' it's the start of a luxury empire

Genesis is only the second luxury automaker to debut since 2000, and the G90 is its first product. The sedan has the Mercedes S-Class in its sights.
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Automatic Pro adapter gives your car a 3G data connection with no subscription

Automatic has launched a hefty update to its dongle for your car, giving the device a 3G connection of its own without charging the user for a subscription. The update means Automatic won't have to rely on your car.
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Lyft's new precise location feature takes the guesswork out of your ride

Lyft now offers 200 places where riders can specify precise pickup and drop-off locations. This time-saver applies to airports and arenas, and has decreased pre-ride calls and texts between riders and drivers by 25 percent in early trials.
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Norway won't ban sales of gasoline and diesel cars after all

Norway's transport ministry refuted previous reports that the country was planning to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars in 2025. Norway will continue to rely on incentives for electric cars, its transport ministry said.
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The rugged Amarok pickup could help Volkswagen break into a new segment

Volkswagen is debating whether to introduce a seven-seater SUV based on the Amarok pickup truck. If approved for production, Volkswagen's first body-on-frame SUV will be sold in the United States.
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Volkswagen turns the Passat into an Olympic sprinter in Australia

Volkswagen will introduce a hotter version of the Passat in Australia. Offered as a sedan and as a wagon, the 206TSI model will get a 280-horsepower turbo four borrowed from the Golf R.
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Electric vehicles available now could replace 90 percent of cars used today, study says

A four-year MIT study of nationwide driving behavior concludes today's relatively short-range electric cars could replace 90 percent of current vehicles. The cost of purchase and operation would be the same but emission would be cut by 30…