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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.
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Hate stopping for gas? With Volvo’s new concierge program, you don’t have to

Volvo is rolling out a pilot concierge program for select XC90 and S90 owners in San Francisco. The program includes fueling, cleaning, and maintenance services and will eventually become a part of the brand’s Volvo On Call app.
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Dashbot is the hands-free, eyes-free AI assistant your car is dreaming of

Dashbot is a smart AI assistant, designed to be 100 percent voice-controlled so drivers keep their hands on the wheel -- and, just as importantly, their eyes on the road. It is available for pre-order on Kickstarter.
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Volkswagen’s midsize pickup could arrive by the end of the decade

Volkswagen's North American division is looking into entering the mid-size pickup truck segment before the end of the decade. The model we could get is a U.S.-spec variant of the second-generation Amarok that will arrive in a year or two.
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China’s 1,341 horsepower Nio EP9 electric supercar is already setting records

NextEV has launched its car brand, called Nio, and its first product, an electric supercar called the EP9. It claims the EP9 has already set lap records at two famous European racetracks.
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As it works to recover from its diesel emissions scandal, VW will cut 30,000 jobs

Volkswagen will cut 30,000 jobs in Germany as it moves to recover from the "Dieselgate" emissions scandal and boost profits. Job cuts in North America, Brazil, and Argentina are coming as well.
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Nutonomy's self-driving taxis to start testing in Boston without passengers

By year's end, MIT-spinoff Nutonomy will begin testing self-driving taxis in Boston's Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park. The cars won't transport passengers during the tests. Nutonomy is currently running a similar test program in Singapore.
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Why Porsche won't build smaller, more affordable cars any time soon

Porsche has squashed rumors that it will expand its lineup with a third crossover positioned below the Macan and a more affordable mid-engined model. A downmarket move isn't happening, but Porsche will continue to launch new models.
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Jaguar could completely reinvent the F-Type by moving the engine

Jaguar's top designer has revealed the company is weighing the pros and cons of making the next-generation F-Type mid-engined. Adopting a mid-engined layout would turn the F-Type into a completely different kind of car.