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BMW adjusts Mini Cooper, Cooper S fuel economy after EPA audit

BMW is revising fuel economy figures for the Mini Cooper and Cooper S following further testing from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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First Drive: 2016 Audi A6/S6

DRESDEN, Germany — As with all of Audi’s products, the A6 has morphed from a pedestrian-looking ride to a sophisticate in short order. For 2016, it takes another step forward. 964 more words

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This is what the McLaren P1 GTR looks like inside

McLaren undoubtedly has a history of building ridiculous race cars, and the upcoming P1 GTR is no exception.

Billed as the most powerful track-focused vehicle — complete with a hybrid powertrain good for no less than 986 horsepower — ever built by McLaren, the British automaker dished a handful of details over the additional enhancements we can expect over the standard road-going P1. 265 more words

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Volvo SUVs to receive Polestar tuning treatment

Following in the footsteps of the very quick (and very blue) S60 and V60 Polestar models, Volvo will be extending the same high-performance treatment to its SUVs. 115 more words

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Car Review: 2014 Chevrolet Sonic LT

Overview Compact urbanite with fun-to-drive road manners
Pros Perky styling, ride/handling, available 1.4L turbocharged engine
Cons Digital instrumentation, so-so performance (1.8L engine), redundant manual mode… 1,024 more words

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You can race a track-prepped Audi TT... For a price

The best way to make a small fortune in racing is to start with a large one. Audi is looking for 18 drivers with 99,000 Euros to spend ($142,200 CDN) to be a part of the upcoming 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup. 100 more words

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Tesla to open first battery swap station by year's end

Tesla is on track to open its first battery-swap station by the end of this year.

The Truth About Cars says Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to have the company’s first battery swapping station come online within the next few months somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco, which will offer owners of the Model S sedan and the upcoming Model X crossover the option to swap out their drained battery with a fully charged unit. 93 more words

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