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Tesla Autopilot update dilutes features for some owners

Tesla Autopilot update dilutes features for some owners

Tesla's OTA updates typically surprise and delight owners with new features, but recent software changes have in fact reined in Autopilot as the EV-maker feels the pinch of new regulations. The driver assistance system has seen numerous upgrades in recent years, building on adaptive cruise-control and lane-keeping to add features like automatic lane-changing and auto-park.

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Elon Musk makes dire Tesla warning in cost cutting hunt [Updated]

Elon Musk makes dire Tesla warning in cost cutting hunt [Updated]

Tesla's Elon Musk has made an ominous prediction about the automaker's financial outlook, with a leaked memo from within the firm giving it less than a year to achieve breakeven at its current spending rate. Tesla announced losses of $700m in the last quarter, though the automaker did end the three month period with $2.2 billion in cash.

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2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years: Only 35 for the US

2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years: Only 35 for the US

BMW has announced a new version of the BMW M5 for 2020 that is meant to celebrate 35 years since the debut of the first M5 model. The car is called the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years. This is a limited edition car that will be offered globally with only 350 units being made. Of that 350 units, only 35 of them will come to the US.

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Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier give trucks overland upgrades

Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier give trucks overland upgrades

Nissan is cooking up a savory treat for overland fanatics. The Japanese carmaker is set to introduce the Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier at the 2019 Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona. These two trucks are fitted with a plethora of rugged modifications to make them more capable in tackling extreme off-road terrain.

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Mini outs John Cooper Works Clubman and Countryman

Mini outs John Cooper Works Clubman and Countryman

Mini has announced a new version of the John Cooper Works (JCW) Clubman and Countryman that both pack more power under the hood. Both models use the same new 8-speed Steptronic sports transmission that has a mechanical differential lock on the front axle. Both cars all have the ALL4 all-wheel-drive system.

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New VW Golf teases tech-savvy upgrade in 8th-gen car

New VW Golf teases tech-savvy upgrade in 8th-gen car

Volkswagen's plans for the new Golf are being kept close to the automaker's chest, but that hasn't stopped it teasing details about the high-tech dashboard update the eighth-generation Golf will bring. We're not expecting to see the new car until later in the year, though it'll arguably be the biggest shake-up to the storied nameplate in its history.

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2020 McLaren GT is a 612hp replacement for your private jet

2020 McLaren GT is a 612hp replacement for your private jet

McLaren has revealed its new grand tourer, the 2020 McLaren GT, but if you were expecting a sedate highway cruiser this is a 612 horsepower reminder that the automaker doesn't do slow. The latest addition to the British sports car-maker's growing range, the McLaren GT promises to combine speed and driver engagement with the sort of comfort you'd demand were you eschewing the private jet and opting to drive across the country instead.

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Audi A4 offers a V6 TDI engine paired with 48V main electrical system

Audi A4 offers a V6 TDI engine paired with 48V main electrical system

Audi has announced its A4 mid-size model that has a new sportier design. A4 cars now have Singleframe grille that is broader and flatter with horizontal lines to emphasize width at the front and rear. All A4 models now get standard LED headlights with the top-of-the-line headlights offering Matrix LED technology.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV First Drive: Luxury EV in motion

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV First Drive: Luxury EV in motion

Whenever a carmaker unveils a new electric car, I tend to get excited. With the seismic changes in today’s automotive industry, the introduction of a new EV is more than just the usual fanfare of presenting a new model to the public. It signifies the current direction of a particular carmaker. In the case of Mercedes-Benz, it took some time in coming up with their first all-electric vehicle. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first of many to come from Stuttgart, and so naturally it has to be special. I got to drive it in rainy Norway.

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The highs, lows, and history of the 2020 Toyota Supra

The highs, lows, and history of the 2020 Toyota Supra

The 2020 Toyota Supra is a controversial car. Styling, drivetrain, even the very identity of the car... all have come under fire as the long-anticipated nameplate returned from Toyota's history books and headed to dealership forecourts. We've already driven the 2020 Supra and told you what to expect - read on for the need-to-know on why this particular coupe is so special, and so divisive.

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Hyundai and Rimac team on performance electric cars

Hyundai and Rimac team on performance electric cars

Hyundai and Kia will build high-performance electric cars using Rimac tech, with the South Korean automaker following Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, and other supercar makers into inking a deal with the EV specialist. Two performance electric vehicles are on the cards initially, Hyundai Motor Group and Rimac have confirmed, and we won't have long to wait for them either.

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Citroen 19_19 Concept aims to be a comfortable escape from the city

Citroen 19_19 Concept aims to be a comfortable escape from the city

Citroen is celebrating 100 years of "boldness and creativity" and is doing so with its 19_19 Concept. The vehicle is focused on taking comfort to new levels with a cabin that aims to be a living room on wheels. The cabin of the car is suspended on a new suspension system called Progressive Hydraulic Cushions and combined with a smart active control layout.

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