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Nissan Leaf security vulnerability allows remote access to vehicle functions

Nissan Leaf security vulnerability allows remote access to vehicle functions

The Nissan Leaf is one of the most popular EVs in the world with many of them in the hands of customers globally. Recently a security vulnerability was discovered in the way the Nissan app interacts with the Leaf that allows people to access Leaf functions remotely outside of how Nissan intended the car to be accessible. The discovery was made by a Leaf owner who happens to be an app developer while at a security conference.

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Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe debuts with 362hp biturbo V6

Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe debuts with 362hp biturbo V6

Mercedes-AMG has rolled out another performance car that buyers can choose from called the C43 coupe. The C43 slots into the C family of cars and packs a 362hp 3.0L biturbo V6 engine under the hood. The engine is mated with a new 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission that is able to change gears quickly. The car also sports 4MATIC all-wheel drive.

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Visa Token service enable car-based commerce

Visa Token service enable car-based commerce

At MWC, credit card company Visa announced it was making its Visa Token Service available to automakers to pave the way for secure car-based commerce. To go along with enabling car-based commerce Visa is also rolling out a range of digital payment solutions with standards for Ma href="http://www.slashgear.com/tags/bluetooth/">Bluetooth and QR codes that help expand mobile payments for merchants and consumers.

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Consumer Reports’ annual list of the best auto brands sees Audi at the top

Consumer Reports’ annual list of the best auto brands sees Audi at the top

Consumer Reports has published its annual list of the best auto brands on the market as based on its research. The list is officially called the Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card and the results near the top of the list are interestingly sprinkled with some mainstream brands that pack as much reliability and quality as luxury brands. Sitting at the very top of the list is Audi with an overall score of 80, road test score of 83, and reliability better than average.

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Volvo launches Spotify streaming globally in 90 series cars this spring

Volvo launches Spotify streaming globally in 90 series cars this spring

Volvo has announced something that fans of music will appreciate at MWC 2016 in Spain. Volvo has announced that this spring it will launch Spotify streaming in certain cars globally. To begin the Volvo vehicles that get the streaming service will include the XC90, S90, and V90 models.

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Volvo plans to ditch car keys

Volvo plans to ditch car keys

Modern drivers have always needed a key of some sort to start their cars. Many keys today are nothing more than RFID chips inside a fob to open doors and start the car, but they are keys nonetheless. Volvo has a plan to eliminate keys and the automaker says that it will be the first to offer cars without keys starting in 2017.

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Radio Flyer Tesla Model S kid’s ride-on hauls 81 pounds

Radio Flyer Tesla Model S kid’s ride-on hauls 81 pounds

Radio Flyer is a name that many will be familiar with, mostly from the iconic red wagons that children play with everyday all around the country. Wagons aren't all that Radio flyer makes though, the company also makes a slew of other ride on toys for kids. The latest that Radio Flyer has announced is a battery-powered ride-on toy that looks like the Tesla Model S.

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Mercedes Sprinter Worker van aims at working folks

Mercedes Sprinter Worker van aims at working folks

Mercedes has announced a new model of its Sprinter van that is aimed directly at the working folks out there who want a Mercedes van for business use, but want that van on a budget. The new van is called the Sprinter Worker and is the simplest and most basically equipped version of the Van that Mercedes offers.

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Sherp ATV is a go anywhere truck with massive tires

Sherp ATV is a go anywhere truck with massive tires

The little vehicle you see here isn’t exactly a truck and it isn't exactly an ATV. It's a bit of a mix of the two and according to the folks who have seen it in action and the video you can watch below, the Sherp looks to be a capable little beastie. The hallmark feature of this thing are the massive tires that are self-inflating and have their own patent. Those tires are 1600x600x25, gigantic enough to allow the Sherp to embarrass obstacles up to 70cm tall.

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2016 Land Rover LR4 Review

2016 Land Rover LR4 Review

In our remix-obsessed culture, it's reassuring to come across something that's managed to endure the ebb and flow of fashion, and stay true to the qualities that have made it such an appealing part of the cultural landscape for so many years. I'm talking, of course, about the 2016 Land Rover LR4, the luxury box that defies convention by remaining wholly dedicated to the brand's original SUV formula.

Don't take that the wrong way. Although the term 'old-school' has increasingly become one of endearment, the Land Rover LR4 is no mere anachronism left to wither on the showroom floor. This full-size, three-row premium hauler still packs a serious dose of off-road technology combined with daily do-everything capability that explains why it's been such a popular member of the Land Rover line-up for so many years.

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2017 Camaro 1LE package aims to make V6 or SS Camaro a track beast

2017 Camaro 1LE package aims to make V6 or SS Camaro a track beast

It's a great time to be a car guy or gal who also happens to like flogging their car at the road-racing course. Multiple cars come from the factory with options for track day enthusiasts that will make a day at the track more enjoyable and safe. Ford has been offering a Track Pack option on its Mustang for several model years and now Chevrolet is offering up a track package for both V6 and V8 Camaro buyers called the 1LE package.

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Tesla ditches 85 kWh battery pack option for Model S

Tesla ditches 85 kWh battery pack option for Model S

Tesla doesn't want to have to deal with as many powertrain options when it comes to building its popular Model S EV. Word has now surfaced that the 85 kWh battery pack option has been discontinued in Canada and is expected to be discontinued globally. Replacing that 85 kWh battery pack is the 90 kWh unit that debuted last summer.

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