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Volvo’s first-ever all-electric truck mutes deliveries and trash collection

Volvo Trucks is making noisy trash collection and urban deliveries quieter with its first-ever, all-electric truck. It's called the FL Electric and is an all-electric offering for large scale, heavy-duty commercial applications.
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How do you prune a Porsche? Add carbon and cut carpet (but not the glovebox)

With the Weissach package, Porsche is giving 911 GT3 RS buyers the opportunity to order a lighter, more track-focused car. We sat down with Andreas Preuninger, the head of Porsche's GT division, to get insight on the future of weight…
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2018 Toyota owners are tuning out the automaker’s Entune 3.0 App Suite

Toyota owners are complaining of numerous problems with the automaker's Entune App Suite infotainment system, particularly the latest Entune 3.0 system installed in new versions of the best-selling Toyota Camry midsize sedan.
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Thanks to telemetry, Bugatti can spot problems with its cars before customers do

Bugatti uses a race car-style telemetry system in its Chiron supercar to remotely check for maintenance issues from its French headquarters. That means Bugatti can spot an under-inflated tire or other issue from thousands of miles away.
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Tesla pumps the brakes on Model 3 production, but Q2 target remains in play

For the second time this year, Tesla has temporarily halted production of the Model 3. The unexpected pause comes shortly after CEO Elon Musk admitted having too much faith in automation.
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Check out BMW’s new autonomous R&D center

BMW Group announced the opening of its latest R&D facility in Germany specifically for researching and developing autonomous driving tech, showcasing the automaker's transition into a “tech company.”
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A new Mercedes-Benz S-Class EV is in the works to battle the Tesla Model S

In the latest move to produce more electric vehicles, Mercedes-Benz reportedly has a new EV in the pipeline with its sights set directly for the Tesla Model S. Dubbed the "EQ S," it will be based of the new S-Class full-size sedan.
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These concept car designs will make you wish they were made

The most intriguing concept cars often preview the tech of tomorrow, though, they rarely make it to the production line. Regardless, here are some of the more forward-thinking concept cars we've seen in recent years.
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Daimler shows Mercedes-Maybach teaser video ahead of 2018 Beijing Auto Show

Mercedes-Maybach released a teaser video of its vehicle promised for the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, which opens April 25. Take a look at the video to make your own guess as to just what will be unveiled.
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Owner survey suggests Tesla’s batteries see only limited degradation

Tesla's batteries display less than 10 percent degradation of their energy capacity after 160,000 miles. That means, by extension, that the firm's cars could retain a longer driving range than previously believed.
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Why Volkswagen is returning to rear-engined cars after a long hiatus

All of Volkswagen's early models were rear-engined, including the Beetle and the Bus. The original Golf from 1974 inaugurated the front-engined, front-wheel drive era, but Volkswagen is about to go back to the Beetle's layout.
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Volkswagen tests autonomous parking, aims for 2020 commercial launch

Volkswagen is testing autonomous parking at Germany's Hamburg Airport. In addition to making life more convenient, the automaker believes self-parking cars could enable a variety of new services for its customers.