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Vauxhall Maloo LSA gets a 536PS blown V8

The Vauxhall Maloo is one of those cool cars the UK gets that we don’t get in the States. Vauxhall has created the fastest pickup in all the UK with the Maloo LSA getting a VXR8 GTS-based supercharged V8 engine under the hood. That supercharged V8 is a 6.2L engine making 536PS, which is about 528hp. Thanks to that V8 the Maloo LSA can haul 526kgs of ass from a standstill to 60mph very quickly.

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Koenigsegg One:1 1360hp development car is for sale

If you happen to be rich and need to find a decent way to drop $6 million, look at this. Koenigsegg developed one of the most hyper of the hypercars called the One:1. The name comes from the fact that it has 1 hp for every kilogram of weight. The car tips the scales at 1360kg and packs 1360hp. Think about that power to weight ratio for a second, it's very impressive.

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Hyundai Ioniq to be offered with trio of electrified powertrains

Hyundai has announced a new alternative fuel vehicle that is set to premiere in January 2016 starting in Korea and then rolling out to the Geneva and New York auto shows. The car is a compact vehicle that will be offered with three different electric and electric hybrid powertrains. There will be versions of the Ioniq fitted with a full electric powertrain, plug-in gas/electric hybrid, and gas/electric hybrid powertrains.

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Rinspeed Etos sports car to debut at CES 2016

Rinspeed has announced that it will debut the Etos sports car officially at CES 2016. This isn't a normal sports car and isn't something that is likely to be available to buy anytime soon with a hoard of features that are pretty far from production ready. The car has driver and autonomous modes and in autonomous mode, the concept has a retracting steering wheel.

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Ford GT to use Gorilla Glass Hybrid Windshield

Ford and Corning have announced that they have teamed to bring an interesting new windshield to the Ford GT supercar. The car will be the first to use a Corning Gorilla Glass hybrid windshield to save weight and improve damage resistance. Ford claims that the weight saved with the special windshield positively improves acceleration, fuel economy, and braking thanks to saving over 12 pounds compared to a normal windshield.

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Kia lands license to test autonomous cars on Nevada roads

Many major automakers are already testing autonomous cars on public roads around the country, and some tech firms are as well. Google operates one of the biggest fleets of autonomous cars and they have been testing for years on public roads. Kia has announced that it has now been granted permission to test its own autonomous cars in Nevada.

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Ford Dynamic Shuttle pilot program moves employees

Ford has a pilot program underway to help shuttle workers around its campus in Dearborn, Michigan. The pilot program is the Ford Dynamic Shuttle and it allows the workers to hail a shuttle to take them wherever they need to go on the campus. The Dynamic Shuttle experiment was announced back in January of this year and is just now kicking off its pilot program.

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