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Dodge said to be forced to give up its HEMI V8s in favor of smaller turbocharged engines

Due to emissions regulations, Dodge may be forced to give up its HEMI V8 engines in favor of smaller, more frugal turbocharged ones. By 2019, supercharged and naturally-aspirated V8's will be replaced.

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Stories you missed this week: An Apple Music festival, bizarre bike pedals, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

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Apple’s latest hire is another piece in the jigsaw for the Apple Car

The rumors that Apple is building something that fits in with self-driving car technology refuse to go away, and the company's recent hires are a good indication of its future plans.

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Meet the man who sculpted the softer side of Ford’s hardcore 2016 GT

Ford’s 2016 GT may be known for its wicked exterior styling, but Interior Design Manager Bill Mangan had to make sure it’s as fun to sit in as it is to look at.

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The American Way: Confederate Motors unveils the G2 P51 Combat Fighter

Confederate Motors has introduced the second-generation P51 Combat Fighter motorcycle. As with all of Confederate’s machines, the G2 version will be custom designed for each owner.

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Do bolt-on performance parts really work? Not the way you hoped.

Aftermarket car-part manufacturers would love to sell you expensive parts you can merely bolt on and drive, but do these types of performance modifications really produce any gain in modern cars?

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Kia’s 2016 Sportage gets a fresh face, engines, and premium attitude

Kia's 2016 Sportage crossover leaks online ahead of its reveal with new corporate styling and engines. The fourth-generation Sportage's underpinnings are shared with the redesigned Hyundai Tucson.

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The Ford Mustang Mach 1 may show up in 2018 along with a 10-speed automatic gearbox

News has surfaced regarding future plans for the Ford Mustang, including another mention of it gaining a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Mustang may also see another one of its classic nameplates return as a Mach 1 edition is rumored to be in the works.

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Has Volkswagen delayed its next S-Class-fighting Phaeton flagship for cost reasons?

Volkswagen is busily developing a new Phaeton, but the flagship has reportedly been delayed. The company is trying to boost its operating profits so it's redesigning certain parts of the Phaeton in order to make it more affordable to build.

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor struts its stuff in off-road testing video

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor undergoes off-road testing, but still won't arrive in showrooms for roughly one year. Enthusiasts will have to deplete their stores of patience for this one.

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Nissan’s old school Xterra SUV won’t be climbing mountains anymore

The Nissan Xterra is being discontinued after 15 model years and 750,000 sales. The body-on-frame SUV withered in the face of newer crossover competition and declining interest in off-road ability.

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Toyota’s sub-FR-S coupe could be shown as a concept in Tokyo this fall

Eager to build cars that stand out, Toyota could travel to this October's Tokyo Motor Show to introduce a heritage-laced sports car positioned below the Scion FR-S. If built, the 2,100-pound Small FR Concept will pack a 130-horsepower four-cylinder.

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Sorry, oligarchs: Bugatti isn’t interested in building a sedan or a SUV

High-end crossovers are in hot demand right now, but Bugatti has ruled out building an off-roader in the foreseeable future. Similarly, the company won't build a sedan because four-door models don't fit its image and its positioning on the market.

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