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Chevrolet Colorado adds RST and Z71 Trail Runner special editions

Chevrolet Colorado adds RST and Z71 Trail Runner special editions

Chevy has revealed two new special editions of its Colorado truck, focusing on both off-road and street drivers to mark the four year anniversary of the pickup nameplate's return. The midsize truck was relaunched in late 2014, and since then almost 430,000 have been sold, Chevrolet said today.

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The BMW M8 packs more than 600 HP – Here’s what we know

The BMW M8 packs more than 600 HP – Here’s what we know

We knew the BMW M8 was going to be a monster, but now the automaker is lifting the veil on just how potent a coupe we can expect. Fiercest of the BMW 8 Series, the company's luxury grand tourers taking on Porsche and others, the car will deliver more than 600 horsepower, BMW said today.

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2019 Ram 1500 Crewcab earns better IIHS crash test scores

2019 Ram 1500 Crewcab earns better IIHS crash test scores

The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 truck was unveiled back in March of this year with pricing starting at a bit under $32,000 for a base model. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced that the redesigned Ram 1500 crew cab offers better crash protection for passengers than previous models. IIHS notes that the 2019 model has earned good ratings in all six crashworthiness tests it performs.

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VW I.D. Neo price leak suggests Tesla could have a problem

VW I.D. Neo price leak suggests Tesla could have a problem

VW is targeting an aggressively low price for its new all-electric car, significantly undercutting Tesla in the process, and accelerating attention away from the so-called "dieselgate" scandal. The automaker has a lengthy roadmap of electric vehicles, all using its MEB platform, that will span different segments and offer a variety of ranges.

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Daimler and Bosch autonomous car ride-hailing starts 2019

Daimler and Bosch autonomous car ride-hailing starts 2019

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler and automotive supplier heavyweight Bosch will start an autonomous ride-hailing service in California next year, offering self-driving taxis. The project will take place in San Jose, the third largest city in California, while the vehicles will be Level 4/5 autonomous, with the ability to drive themselves completely without human interaction.

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson (HD) has been talking up the motorcycle that it hopes will reach out to generations of younger riders and save the brand from a downward spiral as traditional riders hang up their helmets. That motorcycle is an electric offering called the LiveWire that is derived from Project LiveWire unveiled years ago. The bike made its official European debut recently at the EICMA show in Milan, and at that debut came more details on LiveWire.

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VW Tarok Concept truck packs a 9-foot bed into a smaller package

VW Tarok Concept truck packs a 9-foot bed into a smaller package

The truck market is booming right now with mid-size trucks from Ford, Chevy, Nissan, and Toyota fighting to be the top dog in the segment. VW has announced a new concept truck that has made its world premiere in São Paulo, Brazil called the Tarok Concept. VW has already said that a production version of this concept will launch in Brazil "soon" with "barely any changes" from the concept vehicle.

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Waymo self-driving car accident blamed on human error

Waymo self-driving car accident blamed on human error

In a blog post on Monday, Waymo CEO John Krafcik revealed that one of the company's self-driving vehicles has been involved in an accident with a motorcycle. The "manual collision" happened in Mountain View, California, on El Camino Real, and was the result of an attempt to avoid a different anticipated wreck, according to the company. The car was not operating itself at the time of the accident.

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Arc Vector EV motorcycle wants to be the Tesla of two wheels

Arc Vector EV motorcycle wants to be the Tesla of two wheels

Electric motorcycle startup Arc wants to do for two wheels what Tesla did for four, and it's not being coy with its new Vector bike. Billed as "the most premium and individual of EVs," the all-electric super bike won't only be very fast, but very much in-tune with its rider, not to mention - no surprise - very expensive, too.

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VW Tarok Concept pickup packs mighty morphing bed

VW Tarok Concept pickup packs mighty morphing bed

Volkswagen is teasing its next pickup, with the VW Tarok Concept promising a highly flexible extended cab truck with an unusual way to expand the bed. Shown off at the São Paulo International Motor Show today, the new truck may have "concept" in the name, but VW is saying that a production version will follow on in sort order.

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Porsche put the 8th gen 911 sports car through rigorous testing

Porsche put the 8th gen 911 sports car through rigorous testing

When the start of 2019 rolls around in Europe, the new 8th generation of the venerable 911 sports car will be available to purchase. As the launch of the vehicle draws nearer, Porsche is talking about its ramped up testing program as the final testing procedures are underway. Porsche says that this new test regime puts the cars under "a great deal of stress."

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2020 Lincoln Aviator sings with orchestral luxury for the ears

2020 Lincoln Aviator sings with orchestral luxury for the ears

What does a car sound like? Sure, there's the growl of a gas engine, or the electric thrum of an EV's motors, but all the other noises - alerts, reminders, and general chimes - have to come from somewhere. In the 2020 Lincoln Aviator, due to make its debut later this month, they're the handiwork of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

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