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Volkswagen Type 20 concept wraps modern tech in a classic shape

The Volkswagen Type 20 concept is a classic 1962 Microbus updated with features like an electric powertrain, facial recognition, and an infotainment system. It was built to celebrate the expansion of VW Silicon Valley research center.
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Tesla sold a lot more Model 3’s than anyone expected in latest quarter

Tesla Motors has set two new records during the second quarter of 2019. With the reporting of the company's sales figures today, it was disclosed that Tesla achieved production of 87,048 vehicles, and deliveries of 95,200 vehicles. Both of…
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BMW’s relaxing autonomous 7 Series gave me a glimpse of the new normal

BMW invests between six and seven percent of its annual revenues into research and development, and its engineers are developing autonomous technology with ride-sharing programs in mind.
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Looking to buy a Mini Cooper? It’s about to get more expensive

The 2020 Mini Cooper lineup will see a price hike on every model. Notable changes include more powerful engines for the John Cooper Works variants of the Clubman and Countryman, and a new driver-aid package.
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2020 Audi S8 packs twin-turbocharged V8 muscle into a discreet form

The 2020 Audi S8 is the performance version of Audi's A8 luxury flagship. It gets a twin-turbocharged V8 engine and mild-hybrid system, along with all-wheel steering and a clever air suspension system.
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Subaru and Mazda join Toyota’s self-driving car development venture

Five Japanese automakers -- including Subaru and Mazda -- will each invest in a self-driving car joint venture started by Toyota and SoftBank. The goal of the venture, dubbed Monet, is to develop mobility services around self-driving cars.
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Tesla fixes potentially fiery problem with an over-the-air software update

Tesla sent a team of in-house investigators to Shanghai, China, to determined why an early Model S exploded and caught fire. It blamed the fire on a defective battery module, and sent an over-the-air software update to remedy the issue.
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Bentley Continental GT smashes production-car record at Pikes Peak

Bentley broke the production-car record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with its Continental GT. The race to the 14,115-foot summit of Colorado's Pikes Peak is one of the toughest challenges in racing.
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Our favorite crossovers blend car capability with SUV utility

Crossovers are the hottest-selling vehicle segment, and that means the market is packed with great options. From frugal subcompacts to high-performance and luxury models, these are the best crossovers available.
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Electric cars are about to become a bit noisier in the EU

A new EU law means that from today, new electric car models must be fitted with a noise generator to alert cyclists, pedestrians, and the visually impaired to their presence. A similar law will go into force in the U.S in 2020.
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Everything you need to know about autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are already driving in cities across the US, and the technology is evolving rapidly. As the pursuit of full autonomy heats up, the differences between companies and strategies becomes more evident.
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The Hyundai Palisade beautifully moves eight people in high-tech comfort

Hyundai takes on the lucrative large-crossover segment with the 2020 Palisade. This value-packed, three-row crossover provides comfortable seating for eight in a spacious, affordable package with lots of modern conveniences and clever tech.
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Think hybrids can’t be sporty? BMW’s Vision M Next is here to prove you wrong

BMW unveiled a concept named Vision M Next that shows what sports cars could look like in the not-too-distant future. It is a plug-in hybrid model with 600-hp, and a driver-focused interior packed with futuristic tech features.
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Don’t ditch gasoline just yet: BMW argues electric cars are overhyped

BMW is spending millions of dollars on developing EVs that no one will buy. The company's chief engineer explained EVs are far too expensive to merge into the mainstream anytime soon and demand comes from lawmakers rather than drivers.
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How GM’s Cruise self-driving cars navigate around double-parked vehicles

Self-driving cars need to do more than obey the speed limit. They need to be able to handle unusual scenarios. Here's how GM's Cruise self-driving cars handle one of the most common of those scenarios: Double-parked cars.
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The Chrysler Voyager returns as a minivan for budget-conscious families

The 2020 Chrysler Voyager revives a nameplate from minivan history to replace base versions of the Chrysler Pacifica. The Voyager is identical to the Pacifica, but with less standard equipment and a promised lower price.
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2020 Dodge Charger Widebody adds grip to tame massive Hemi power

The 2020 Dodge Charger Widebody sprouts fender flares housing wider tires. The extra rubber adds grip to go with the big sedan's prodigious power. You can still get a Charger with a 707-horsepower Hellcat Hemi V8.
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Hold on to your butts: These are the fastest cars in the world

Think your car is unbelievably fast? Think again. From wind-cheating bodywork to powerful engines, these cars were designed for the singular pursuit of speed (and it shows).