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Watch as Volkswagen’s ID R racer wins the ultimate EV bragging rights

The Volkswagen ID R has set a lap record for electric cars at Germany's Nürburgring Nordschleife. The electric race car's lap time of 6 minutes, 5.33 seconds beat the previous record by 40 seconds.
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Here’s why BMW mechanics now carry smartglasses in their tool chest

BMW technicians in the United States have started wearing smartglasses, and it's not because they're shooting alien ships between oil changes. They use augmented reality technology to access workshop manuals.
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Ford recalls 1.3 million Explorer and F-150 vehicles over safety issues

Ford announced multiple safety recalls on Wednesday, June 12, the largest of which affects 1.2 million Explorer SUVs over an issue with the suspension that has the potential to affect steering control.
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Garmin DriveSmart 65 puts Alexa in your car and tells you where to go

Garmin just upped its dashboard game by integrating Amazon Alexa with DriveSmart 65, the company's top-of-the-line, voice-controlled navigator. Drivers can access two digital voice assistants in the same device: Garmin voice and Alexa.
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Uber’s next self-driving car, a hat-wearing Volvo, will start testing in 2020

Volvo and Uber have unveiled their latest autonomous prototype. It's based on the second-generation XC90, and it's fitted with the self-driving technology Uber developed in-house.
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Bentley Flying Spur aims to balance old-school luxury with modern agility

Good news, business tycoons: The new 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is here. Positioned below the flagship Mulsanne, the Flying Spur gets upgrades already seen on the Continental GT, as well as a model-specific all-wheel steering system.
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BMW’s i8 Roadster is the Mazda Miata of hybrids. And I mean that in a good way

The i8 Roadster is not best in class for power, speed, or outright abilities. What is does offer is some of the best driving fun for the money. Sounds exactly like the Mazda MX-5 Miata to us.
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Ford’s Dr. Derriere makes your car seats comfy, no ifs, ands, or butts about it

Mike Kolich’s determination to develop the perfect car seat clearly hasn’t gone unnoticed among his Ford colleagues, who have long called him Dr. Derriere. The engineer’s latest design appears in the 2020 Ford Explorer.
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB is a junior G-Class with room for six of your friends

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB made its debut with a design that borrows a handful of styling cues from the G-Class. The model is about the same size as the GLC, but it rides on a front-wheel drive platform and can fit up to seven passengers.
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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel boasts more torque than Ford or Chevy diesels

The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel marks the return of diesel power to Ram's full-size pickup truck after a brief hiatus. Ram is coming out swinging with 480 pound-feet of torque -- more than its Ford and Chevy rivals.
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Electrify America car chargers at Walmarts aim to help the heartland go electric

Volkswagen-owned Electrify America has teamed up with Walmart to build electric car charging stations in America's heartland. The partnership is aimed at putting an end to range anxiety, while helping rural motorists go electric.
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Why cars last longer than ever: The tech that keeps your car running

We’re driving more than ever, and our cars are lasting longer. How are automakers making sure our cars can keep up with our driving habits? Hint: it’s all about the tech inside. Here’s a list of the most important advancements.
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Toyota pushes ahead with solid-state batteries for future electric cars

Toyota is working on potentially game changing solid-state batteries, and they may arrive sooner than expected. The Japanese automaker's R&D boss said Toyota hopes to unveil the batteries in 2020, two years ahead of schedule.
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Fiat Chrysler is the latest to partner with autonomous-tech specialist Aurora

Fiat Chrysler and Silicon Valley startup Aurora are joining forces to develop self-driving technology for commercial services, marking the latest in a string of similar collaborations between automakers and tech specialists.
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Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 300,000 Ram 1500 pickup trucks in the U.S.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall notice for almost 343,000 Ram 1500 trucks globally over a software issue that may result in airbags and seat belt pretensioners failing to activate in a collision.
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The technologies your car inherited from race cars

From disc brakes to the rearview mirror, many things you might take for granted in your current car were honed on the racetrack. Buckle up and see how racing tech has influenced modern car design.
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From GoPro to Lenovo, Trump tariffs would have raised prices on tech from Mexico

While the Trump Administration's efforts to place tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. have obvious consequences for American businesses and consumers, Trump's Mexico tariffs might have a much more immediate and significant effect.
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Hertz takes aim at automakers with new car subscription service

Hertz launched a subscription service named Hertz My Car in Austin, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. Still at the pilot stage, the service gives users access to a wide selection of cars for a relatively high monthly fee.