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Renault rolls out F1-inspired Clio RS 18 hot hatch

Renault's Clio subcompact is quite popular in Europe thanks to its small size and relatively long features list. To help bolster the range and boost sales further, Renault offers a sporty variant known as the Clio RS. It's the French firm's rival to cars like the Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo GTI. Now, Renault has rolled out a special Clio RS 18 model...

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon gets racy looks with R-Line package

It's not the Arteon R performance variant Volkswagen has hinted at in the past, but the 2019 Arteon R-Line package does spice things up visually. VW announced on Tuesday that it will debut the racier R-Line variant at the 2018 New York auto show next week. What does the R-Line package net buyers? It's all visual tweaks for more show. Up front, there's a...

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Breaking news: Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in Tempe, AZ

A woman pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, died after she was hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber. It is the first known pedestrian death caused by a self-driving car, and it is unclear whether it happened Sunday night or Monday morning. The pedestrian was crossing the street but was not in the crosswalk. According to a statement issued by Tempe police, a...

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Everything we know about the 2020 Ford Bronco

It was the subject of rumors for years, but Ford finally confirmed the return of the Bronco nameplate last year. The first Bronco came to life way back in 1966 and the last bowed out of production in 1996. It was an SUV before SUVs were a thing, and over multiple generations it grew quite a bit in size and became a vehicle you were more likely to see at a...

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VW teases US-bound compact SUV

The United States misses out on the compact T-Roc crossover SUV, but local Volkswagen fans can look forward to a similar sized offering from the German automaker in the next couple of years. The new SUV was teased during VW's annual press conference held in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday. It will fill the void in the all-important compact SUV segment in...

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Chinese Mercedes-Benz GLA clone is electric

You may think you're looking at a 7/8 scale Mercedes-Benz GLA. Instead, what you see is a vehicle called the K-One. It's an electric crossover SUV of sorts, and it's being prepared for the Chinese market. Despite being a bit smaller than the real GLA, the K-One is still faithful enough to the design of its German counterpart, so much so that it left the...

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Audi e-tron GT, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Runge FF07: This Week’s Top Photos

Audi this week gave us our first look at an electric super sedan in the works. It is called the e-tron Gran Turismo, or e-tron GT for short, and it will be launched by the Audi Sport division early next year. Sadly, it could end up replacing the R8 as the Audi go-fast division's flagship. If you prefer your super sedans to run on gasoline, we have a treat...

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Ford rolling out Co-Pilot360 active safety systems as standard on most vehicles

Ford will join a handful of other automakers in making many active safety features standard through a suite of technologies bundled in what the automaker calls Co-Pilot360. The automaker announced on Thursday that the 2019 Ford Edge and Edge ST to be released this fall will be the first vehicles to feature Co-Pilot360. The system will include forward...

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2018 BMW M5; Ford Bonco, Hennessey’s Exorcist: The Week In Reverse

We drove the 2018 BMW M5; Ford teased the next Bronco; and Hennessey revealed just how quick the Exorcist is. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We slid behind the wheel of the new 2018 BMW M5 to find out if it's regained the feel the German automaker's known for. It's fast, it's powerful, and now we know if it offer the feel M fans...

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