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Mobileye maps 28K miles of roads a day to prep for autonomous cars

Mobileye maps 28K miles of roads a day to prep for autonomous cars

Mobileye has struck a deal with the city of Barcelona to equip local vehicles with driver-assist tech. These vehicles are building a library of data to help improve safety. The data will also help lay the foundation for self-driving cars, which need detailed digital maps to navigate.
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The CyberScooter Edition electric scooter is designed to replace your car

The CyberScooter Edition electric scooter is designed to replace your car

Australia's e-scooter startup Raine is readying a premium personal mobility alternative for urban dwellers and commuters. The Raine One CyberScooter Edition represents the founders' focus on electric-powered transportation that balances performance, range, comfort, and safety.
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Top Gear America is coming back with Dax Shepard and Rob Corddry

Top Gear America is coming back with Dax Shepard and Rob Corddry

Is the third time the charm for an American version of the worldwide phenomenon known as Top Gear? MotorTrend will host the show's latest incarnation on its streaming app, with hosts Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry, and Jethro Bovingdon taking on the wildly challenging circumstances that Top Gear producers will put them in.
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Here’s why BMW’s go-fast M division hasn’t released an electric car yet

Here’s why BMW’s go-fast M division hasn’t released an electric car yet

Weight is the enemy of sports cars, and electrification adds a lot of it. BMW M is waiting for the weight of battery-powered drivetrains to come down before it stuffs one in its cars. The company predicts it will continue making gasoline-powered cars for quite some time, but it's keeping a close eye on the technology.
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Mercedes-Benz wants to know what you expect from a ride in a self-driving car

Mercedes-Benz wants to know what you expect from a ride in a self-driving car

Mercedes-Benz admitted it took a reality check when it comes to autonomous technology, but it's nonetheless moving forward with its plan to deploy self-driving cars, according to insiders. The company has started testing about 30 prototypes in California to learn more about what users expect from a ride in a robotaxi.
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2021 Jaguar F-Type sports car gets a new face and more tech

2021 Jaguar F-Type sports car gets a new face and more tech

The 2021 Jaguar F-Type sports car gets a few notable changes to keep it fresh, including a face-lift and a significant tech upgrade. The V8-powered F-Type R also gets a boost in power. Jaguar launched the F-Type in 2013 (as a 2014 model), so the sports car was due for an update.
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The Ford Mustang could ditch its V8 and eventually go fully electric

The Ford Mustang could ditch its V8 and eventually go fully electric

As Ford develops a hybrid variant of the Mustang, it's looking ahead to what future generations of the car could look like, and it sees a huge battery pack. One of the company's high-ranking engineers called an electric Mustang a when, not an if. It's not around the corner, but the hybrid will arrive in 2020.
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Is your car on the list of the 10 most-stolen cars in America?

Is your car on the list of the 10 most-stolen cars in America?

The most stolen car in the United States in 2018 was a 19-year-old Honda Civic. It's a reasonably simple car that's common and low-key, so thieves love it. The 1997 Honda Accord finished second, while the 2006 Ford F-Series was in third place. Driving an older car isn't necessarily a good way to fool thieves, though.
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Chevrolet could make the mid-engined, eighth-generation Corvette a hybrid

Chevrolet could make the mid-engined, eighth-generation Corvette a hybrid

Chevrolet will reportedly offer two variants of the hybrid, all-wheel-drive Corvette, including one with about 900 horsepower. The powertrain will consist of an electric motor over the front axle, and a battery pack sandwiched into the transmission tunnel. The company hasn't commented on the report yet.
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A.I. camera system launches in Australia to catch drivers on phones

A.I. camera system launches in Australia to catch drivers on phones

Anyone checking their phone while driving in the Australian state of New South Wales now runs the risk of being caught by a new A.I.-powered system, said to be the first of its kind in the world. Officials said the automated system could be carrying out as many as 135M vehicle checks on state roads annually by 2023.
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Fiat 500 hatchbacks recalled for issue that could cause a rollaway

Fiat 500 hatchbacks recalled for issue that could cause a rollaway

Tens of thousands of Fiat 500 hatchbacks have been recalled to deal with a transmission issue that could cause the vehicle to roll away in some situations. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will notify affected owners, adding that the fix will be provided free of charge.
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At $60,000, the 2020 Corvette Stingray may be losing money for GM

At $60,000, the 2020 Corvette Stingray may be losing money for GM

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was treated to a redesign, but the price didn't go up dramatically. As a result, GM is losing money on every Corvette sold at the base price, according to a new report. Corvettes start at $59,996, but GM reportedly only makes money on more expensive models.
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Can you imagine a Miata with a plug? Mazda says it’s possible

Can you imagine a Miata with a plug? Mazda says it’s possible

The Mazda Miata has always been small and nimble, but that doesn't make incompatible with electrification. The company's engineers, designers, and executives are debating whether to make the next-generation roadster electrified. It would either go hybrid or get an electric drivetrain, but nothing is set in stone yet.
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One version of the electric Ford Mustang Mach-E is already sold out

One version of the electric Ford Mustang Mach-E is already sold out

The First Edition that will begin rolling off the assembly line in late 2020 is sold out. Ford hasn't revealed how many units it allocated to the U.S., however. With that version out of the picture, the Mach-E range is down to four trim levels priced between $43,895 and $60,500. Deliveries will start in late 2020.
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Here’s how Audi increased the electric E-Tron’s driving range

Here’s how Audi increased the electric E-Tron’s driving range

Software and hardware changes allowed Audi's engineering team to squeeze 15 additional miles of range from the E-Tron's battery pack. Its cooling system is more efficient, it has offers a more aggressive regeneration mode, among other updates. Audi hasn't revealed if the changes will apply to the American-spec model.
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Ford Bronco breaks down in Baja, and SCG Boot nabs a class win first time out

Ford Bronco breaks down in Baja, and SCG Boot nabs a class win first time out

The Ford Bronco R and SCG Baja Boot showed up at the 2019 Baja 1000 to reenacted an epic racing battle from 50 years ago. But while the Boot took a class win, the Bronco R didn't even finish. The trials and tribulations of both Ford and SCG show why the Baja 1000 is one of the world's toughest races.
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The Ford F-150 vs. Tesla Cybertruck tug-of-war rematch may not happen after all

The Ford F-150 vs. Tesla Cybertruck tug-of-war rematch may not happen after all

The battle of the pickups is heating up. Ford executive Sunny Madra didn’t much like it when he saw Tesla’s new Cybertruck beat an F-150 in a tug-of-war ... that was set up by Tesla. Madra has since challenged Tesla boss Elon Musk to a rematch, to which Musk responded: “Bring it on.”
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Dubai plans to turn a Tesla Cybertruck into a tourist-friendly police car

Dubai plans to turn a Tesla Cybertruck into a tourist-friendly police car

Don't expect to see a fleet of Tesla Cybertrucks patrolling Dubai. It sounds like only a single model will be purchased, and it will join the city's fleet of high-profile patrol cars, which also includes a Bugatti Veyron. These Instagram-friendly cars are deployed in the most tourist-filled areas.
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Lexus unveils its first electric car, but it’s unlikely to be sold in the U.S.

Lexus unveils its first electric car, but it’s unlikely to be sold in the U.S.

The Lexus UX 300e is the first battery-powered production car from Toyota's luxury brand. But while Lexus has confirmed plans to sell the UX 300e in China, Europe, and Japan, it hasn't said anything about the United States. Lexus and parent Toyota have been hostile to electric cars in the past.
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2020 Cadillac CTS-V has reduced performance, but also a lower price

2020 Cadillac CTS-V has reduced performance, but also a lower price

The 2020 Cadillac CT5-V and CT4-V sedans are the latest additions to the General Motors luxury brand's V-Series performance lineup. But will they be worthy of the Cadillac V-Series badge? So far, CT5-V and CT4-V look a bit lukewarm compared to previous Cadillac V-Series models.
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Lincoln could tap into Rivian’s expertise to build an electric off-roader

Lincoln could tap into Rivian’s expertise to build an electric off-roader

Tentatively due out in 2022, the rumored Lincoln SUV would be the first model to benefit from Ford's $500 million investment in Rivian. It's unclear whether it will join the Navigator family, or if it will be a stand-alone model. The yet-unnamed SUV is one of at least three EVs Lincoln is believed to be working on.
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Hybrid model will be ‘highest performance 911 of all,’ Porsche CEO says

Hybrid model will be ‘highest performance 911 of all,’ Porsche CEO says

A Porsche 911 hybrid is in the works, and it will outperform all other 911 variants, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said in a recent interview. He didn't give any other details on the 911 hybrid. Blume also hinted that the next-generation Porsche 718 sports car could go all-electric.
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2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets more expensive, but adds more driver-assist tech

2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets more expensive, but adds more driver-assist tech

The 2020 Nissan Rogue gets some exterior styling changes to help differentiate it from the larger Nissan Rogue, as well as more standard driver-assist tech. Pricing for the 2020 Nissan Rogue starts at $24,335 for a base front-wheel drive model. All-wheel drive is a $1,350 extra.
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Porsche will use discarded F1 tech for a new hybrid supercar, report claims

Porsche will use discarded F1 tech for a new hybrid supercar, report claims

A successor to the Porsche 918 Spyder supercar is on the way, and it will use tech from a scrapped Formula One powertrain program, according to a new report. The new Porsche hybrid supercar won't appear until 2023 at the earliest, the report claims, but the car may also go racing.
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Toyota points out demand for electric vehicles hasn’t picked up yet

Toyota points out demand for electric vehicles hasn’t picked up yet

Car buyers are far more interested in hybrids than in electric vehicles, according to one of Toyota's top executives. In America, battery-powered models made up about 2% of new car sales in 2018, while hybrids were much more popular. The company is keeping an eye on demand, and it's ready to launch an EV if needed.
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Electric Citi Bikes is returning to New York City with a price shake-up

Electric Citi Bikes is returning to New York City with a price shake-up

Following a seven-month absence over safety concerns, Citi Bike operator Motivate is about to start bringing new pedal-assist electric bikes back to the streets of New York City. The e-bikes were removed in April 2019 after some riders complained of harder-than-expected braking on the front wheel.
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Nissan teams up with EVgo to provide free charging of Leaf vehicles in U.S.

Nissan teams up with EVgo to provide free charging of Leaf vehicles in U.S.

Nissan and EVgo have announced that they are providing new Nissan Leaf owners and lessees access to EVgo's U.S. charging network through a new program, called Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo. Nissan is hoping that the new program will encourage more U.S.-based drivers to switch over to an electric vehicle.
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Of course the Mach-E should be called a Mustang

Of course the Mach-E should be called a Mustang

Even before the debut of the Ford’s new Mach-E Mustang electric crossover, it seems the world had made up its mind that calling the vehicle a Mustang was a sacrilege of untold proportions. It would seem that we all very short memories.
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U.S. automakers were leading targets of hackers in 2018, FBI says

U.S. automakers were leading targets of hackers in 2018, FBI says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a report to select private companies that automakers were the leading targets for hackers during 2018. This is not a new threat but it is an increasing one that has spurred recalls by several automakers, the law enforcement agency says.
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2020 Nissan Sentra banishes boring styling, as well as its turbocharged engine

2020 Nissan Sentra banishes boring styling, as well as its turbocharged engine

The 2020 Nissan Sentra takes on traditional rivals like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla by doubling down on style and tech. Debuting at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, the eighth-generation compact sedan gets a more attractive new look and a long list of available tech features.
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Lotus Evija electric hypercar is now one step closer to reality

Lotus Evija electric hypercar is now one step closer to reality

The Lotus Evija is a 1,973-horsepower electric hypercar from one of the greatest names in automotive performance. But can Lotus, which has stagnated over the years, actually get the Evija into production? The company released a video of an Evija prototype undergoing track testing.
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Volkswagen gave a classic 1972 Type 2 Microbus an electric upgrade

Volkswagen gave a classic 1972 Type 2 Microbus an electric upgrade

Volkswagen and EV West installed the powertrain from a 2017 e-Golf in a 1972 Microbus. This blend of old and new has more power than a stock Microbus, with the same range as a stock e-Golf. Volkswagen also offers an electric conversion kit for vintage Beetles in Germany.
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Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Cybertruck with strange looks and great performance

Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Cybertruck with strange looks and great performance

Elon Musk opened the metaphorical curtains Thursday evening to unveil Tesla's new Cybertruck. This is the fourth model in the Tesla range, and the only model aimed squarely at the largest-selling sector of the U.S. automotive market. This truck represents a major design departure for Tesla.
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Elon Musk spills the beans on Tesla Cybertruck pre-order numbers

Elon Musk spills the beans on Tesla Cybertruck pre-order numbers

Tesla boss Elon Musk unveiled the extraordinary Cybertruck on Friday, paving the way for any interested buyer to drop a $100 pre-order deposit on the futuristic vehicle. And within 48 hours, more than 180,000 people had opened their wallets with the hope of receiving the electric pickup in the next couple of years.