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Extreme E’s electric SUV will race in some of the toughest environments

Extreme E is a new race series for electric SUVs spun out of Formula E. Teams will race the Odyssey 21 off-roader in extreme environments (hence the name) around the world to highlight the effects of climate change.
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Audi R8 not hardcore enough for you? Check out the LMS GT2 race car

The Audi R8 LMS GT2 is the latest racing version of Audi's R8 supercar. Audi claims the LMS GT2 is its most powerful R8 race car yet. The car was designed to compete in a new class aimed at amateur drivers.
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BMW may finally be ready to sell hydrogen fuel cell cars to the public

BMW will reportedly launch a hydrogen fuel cell version of its X5 SUV in the early 2020s. The X5 will test the waters for a higher-volume BMW fuel cell car, co-developed with Toyota.
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These are our picks for the most American cars ever made

To celebrate the birth of our nation, the Digital Trends Cars team gathered around for the most American activity we know - a good 'ol fashioned argument. The topic of the day is what was the most American car ever made? Each of us picked…
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BMW trainees built the luxury pickup truck of your dreams

BMW vowed never to release a pickup, but it made an exception to build a one-off concept truck based on the X7. The design study was developed and manufactured by BMW trainees, and it was designed to carry an F 850 GS motorcycle.
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Lexus jumps back into the convertible segment with a topless LC

The LC Convertible concept Lexus introduced at the 2019 Detroit auto Show is about to spawn a production car. The LC Convertible keeps the coupe's futuristic design while gaining a power-retractable top.
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Diesel isn't evil! The best diesel cars on the market do it right

When done right, a diesel engine remains an excellent option for buyers who want to save gas. Modern diesel engines are smoother, peppier, and more efficient than ever before. Here are our current favorites.
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In depth: Why Harley-Davidson is building small bikes for China but not the U.S.

Harley-Davidson's announcement that it will sell a small displacement motorcycle in China but not the U.S. is no surprise. The iconic American motorcycle company is following a game plan laid out in April 2017.
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With racing tech aplenty, Ford’s GT Mk II is the ultimate track toy

The Ford GT Mk II is a faster, track-only version of Ford's GT supercar. Developed in partnership with Multimatic, which designed the Ford GT race car, the Mk II boasts more power, less weight, and a massive rear wing.
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Mercedes-AMG teaches the tech-savvy 2020 CLA 45 how to breathe fire

Mercedes-Benz introduced the second-generation CLA during CES 2019, and it expanded the lineup with a range-topping model named CLA 45 that packs a 382-horsepower turbo four. Sales will begin by the end of 2019.
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Lyft reveals how it intends to help in the event of a major disaster

Joining the likes of Airbnb, Facebook, and others, Lyft has revealed how it intends to use its ridesharing operation to assist relief efforts in urban areas hit by a natural disaster.
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The plug-in hybrid Bentley Bentayga is not as crazy as you think

The 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is the storied British automaker’s first production electrified vehicle. Can this massive SUV balance efficiency with traditional Bentley luxury and performance?
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Porsche Taycan battery pack has foot garages to make the car hug the road better

The Porsche Taycan electric car has indentations in its battery pack called foot garages. They're designed to move rear-seat passengers closer to the floor in order to lower the car's center of gravity.
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This electric mini McLaren will ensure your kid has a cooler ride than you

McLaren is returning to the kiddy car segment with an electric, scaled-down version of the 720S. Developed for toddlers, the Ride-On toy is powered by an electric motor, but it growls like the real thing thanks to a sound synthesizer.
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Hyundai claims its new CVVD engine will boost gas mileage and performance

Hyundai is launching a new technology called continuously variable valve duration (CVVD) for gasoline engines. The automaker claims it will improve both fuel economy and performance.
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M, L, and XL: Land Rover plans to build a Defender to suit every off-roader

Land Rover is giving the Defender a full reboot. The original SUV was a rugged machine built to go anywhere. Its replacement will tick those boxes too, but it will add a dose of technology and luxury.
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Robo-taxis take another step toward commercial use in California

Waymo is now permitted to take passengers in its self-driving cars in California as the company takes another step toward rolling out a robo-taxi service similar to the limited service it already offers in neighboring Arizona.
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BMW continues to define the concept of style over substance with the 2020 X6

The 2020 BMW X6 aims to be the best at the SUV coupe concept it invented. The third-generation X6 features more muscular styling, more powerful engines, and several new tech features.