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How do you like the sound of the Mazda3 with a 250-horsepower engine?

Generally hailed as a driver's car, the Mazda3 could get a bump in power thanks to a new turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder. The 250-horsepower engine fits in the 3, but the company hasn't decided whether or not it should join the lineup.
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Topless, electric, or hardcore: Acura’s NSX could spawn a full range of cars

It sounds like Acura won't waste time in expanding the NSX lineup. The hybrid coupe could spawn a convertible, a more hardcore model, an entry-level variant, and even an electric version.
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SEC investigating Tesla for possible securities law violation, report says

Tesla is under investigation by the SEC for not reporting a fatal crash involving the Autopilot autonomous-driving system to its investors, a new report says. Tesla says it is not aware of any SEC investigation.
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No car? No worries! Lyft and GM to rent cars to drivers in three more cities

Lyft and GM have announced the expansion of the Express Drive car rental program, which will now be available in San Francisco, L.A., and Denver. The program allows those who don't have a car to still drive for Lyft.
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Tesla staff members score lowest on car salesroom test — by design

Compared to traditional car sales personnel, Tesla showroom Product Specialists are more like "museum curators," just as CEO Elon Musk wants them to behave. Tesla celebrates its third annual last place on the Pied Piper Prospect…
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Tesla Model X plows into Montana guard rail in third Autopilot crash

A Tesla Model X veered off the road and hit a wooden guardrail in Montana recently. The right side of the crossover was badly damaged, and the driver blames the accident on Tesla's Autopilot software.
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Bentley’s Mulsanne could spawn an even more lavish sedan

Bentley's Mulsanne flagship could spawn an even more luxurious sedan that would be sold in strictly limited numbers. The yet-unnamed model won't be any bigger than the Mulsanne, however.
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Nissan is selling a 2016 Murano Hybrid, but good luck finding one

The 2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid will be one of the rarest new cars around. Nissan reportedly plans to build just 600 copies of the Murano Hybrid, which will use the old Pathfinder Hybrid's powertrain.
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Alibaba claims to have created the world’s first ‘internet car’

Alibaba's "internet car" is a Chinese Roewe RX5 SUV equipped with a version of the YunOS operating system. It's essentially a smartphone on wheels, and a part of the Internet of Things.
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Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, part 2 is expected this week

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter this weekend that part 2 of the Tesla Motors 'Secret Master Plan' will be published possibly this week, almost 10 years since the original. Part one is completed or in motion, so it's time to look…
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How Land Rover's iconic Defender could make an unexpected comeback

Production of the Land Rover Defender ended six months ago, but it might make an unexpected comeback. A British businessman is talking to Land Rover about relaunching production of the off-roader in the UK.
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This startup wants to replace the silicon in your smartphone with diamonds

Chicago-based startup Akhan Semiconducton wants to replace the silicon found in most modern-day electronics with diamonds derived from methane gas. The diamond-made devices will be more efficient and less harmful to the environment.