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Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi gets an A for showmanship, introducing the world’s first 95kWh battery for the upcoming all-electric Audi e-tron SUV in a lighting-filled Faraday cage. Typically, you wouldn't want the sort of high voltages your EV relies on to be visibly dancing around the car, but a big battery deserves a big splash. When it reaches the road, mind, the e-tron's bleeding-edge power tech will be an even bigger deal.

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Lamborghini Huracam is the fastest camera car in the world

Lamborghini Huracam is the fastest camera car in the world

What do you get when you take a Lamborghini supercar and combine it with a gyro-stabilized camera rig that cost three times more than the car? You get the Lamborghini Huracam. The car started as a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracan that was partly disassembled and had a $600,000 camera rig stuffed into its tiny front trunk.

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This in-car Alexa alternative wants to make your phone obsession safer

This in-car Alexa alternative wants to make your phone obsession safer

Driver distraction is a hot topic right now, and one oddly-named digital assistant is aiming to help keep eyes on the road and your smartphone in your pocket. Dubbed Chris - after its eponymous assistant - the windshield gadget promises to pare down the key features people rely on their phones for into a simple UI with voice and gesture control.

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2018 Ford F-150 Diesel: 5 things to know

2018 Ford F-150 Diesel: 5 things to know

Diesel engines may have suffered a setback in passenger cars over the past couple of years, but their torque and economy makes them perfect for pickups like the 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel. Ford's plans to put a diesel under the hood of America's best-selling vehicle were announced some time ago, but now we're finding out just how frugal it can be. Here's what you need to know.

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With a $500 lower sticker, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid packs in more

With a $500 lower sticker, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid packs in more

Hyundai has priced up its new 2018 Sonata Hybrid, and if you're in the market for both fuel efficiency and value at the dealership this might be the sedan for you. The new 2018 Sonata Hybrid borrows the styling of its gas-only sibling, but these a 2.0-liter GDI 4-cylinder gas engine and a 38 kW electric motor under the hood.

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The first Polestar 1 looks amazing going sideways in the snow

The first Polestar 1 looks amazing going sideways in the snow

You might expect Polestar to be treating the very first running prototype of its Polestar 1 hybrid sports coupe with extreme care, but instead it took it to play in the snow. The first Polestar 1 was roped into some extreme weather shakedown action, Volvo's performance- and EV-focused sibling announced today, to see how it holds up in low temperatures.

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This adorable Honda Small RS Concept is a tiny Type R

This adorable Honda Small RS Concept is a tiny Type R

Looks like the playful spirit of the Civic Type R has been contagious at Honda, with the automaker revealing a new, Small RS Concept hot hatch that packs pint-sized performance. Making its debut at the Indonesia International Motor Show 2018 today, the new concept car was designed by the automaker's Asia Pacific R&D team, bringing some of the well-esteemed Civic Type R's features down to a smaller platform.

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera promises a reinvented icon

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera promises a reinvented icon

Aston Martin isn't short on famous nameplates in its portfolio, but even with that, the return of the DBS is something special. The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera will be the automaker's new flagship, and when you consider that line-up includes the all-new Vantage and handsome DB11, that's saying something.

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2018 Ford F-150 3.0L Power Stroke diesel gets 30mpg on highway

2018 Ford F-150 3.0L Power Stroke diesel gets 30mpg on highway

Ford has unveiled the new 3.0L Power Stroke diesel engine for the F-150 and the engine boasts EPA-estimated fuel economy that are the highest available in any full-size truck. EPA estimates for the truck with the 3.0L diesel engine are 30 mpg highway, 22 mpg city, and 25mpg combined. The 3.0L Power Stroke diesel engine makes 250hp and 440 lb-ft of torque.

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Jaguar XE 300 Sport races Olympic speed skater on ice

Jaguar XE 300 Sport races Olympic speed skater on ice

Jaguar is all about the weird races and it likes to set bizarre records while doing winter sports. Last time Jag towed a skier at 117mph to set a record. This time out a Jag XE 300 Sport has raced an Olympic champion speed skater on a 3km outdoor ice track and won.

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Phone use while driving is still a huge problem, but this is helping

Phone use while driving is still a huge problem, but this is helping

Apple's Do Not Disturb feature appears to be having a positive affect on driver safety, but the lure of the smartphone is still leading to plenty of dangerous driving a new study has concluded. While speeding remains the number one unsafe driving behavior, phone use while at the wheel is right behind it.

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The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is instant drag racer royalty

The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is instant drag racer royalty

When it came to marking the fiftieth anniversary of its iconic Cobra Jet line, Ford Performance didn’t think small. Welcome, therefore, the achingly fast - and vanishingly rare - 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, billed as the fastest and most powerful of the factory-produced cars in their five decades of existence.

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