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Apple researchers outline improved lidar vision system

The approach is said to improve 3D object detection, streamlining the process of analyzing lidar data and identifying obstacles such as cars, pedestrians and cyclists.

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Boring Co raises $300K from 'initial hat offering'

"All cash goes directly towards more boring," promises Elon Musk.

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Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder coming with GT3 drivetrain: Report

The Boxster Spyder will use a naturally-aspirated flat-six

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Lamborghini teases Urus 'Terra' driving mode [Video]

The Raging Bull promises the Urus can take on "challenging off-road tracks" or glittering city streets.

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GMC unveils Sierra 2500HD concept with tank-like tracks

Old Man Winter doesn't stand a chance.

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Lincoln MKC gets facelift, modern safety tech

The small crossover adopts a new grille to mesh with the latest Continental, MKZ and Navigator.

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Subaru teases Ascent's third-row ahead of LA unveiling

The Ascent will be Subaru's answer to the Honda Pilot.

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NASA tests titanium chainmail tires for Mars [Video]

The NiTi alloy can withstand extreme deformation without permanent damage, even at high speeds necessary for crewed expedition vehicles.

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MINI shows Dakar-bound buggy

After losing to Peugeot, MINI is taking a different approach to the Dakar Rally. The brand will participate in the event with a buggy that shares virtually no styling cues with anything it sells to buyers. It's rear-wheel drive, and it uses a 3.0-liter straight-six diesel rated at 340 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque.   

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50 years ago: Saab introduces the 99

Saab introduced the 99 50 years ago. It stood out from its predecessor, the 96, with a forward-thinking look that defined Saab's design language for years to come. Early models came with a Triumph-sourced 1.7-liter four-cylinder engine, while later cars were available with a 145-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo four.   

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Mercedes-Benz shows next A-Class' interior

Mercedes-Benz has released the first official images of what the next-generation A-Class looks like inside. Markedly more modern than the current car, the next A borrows its dual screen setup from the bigger E-Class and S-Class models. We won't get the hatchback, but we'll receive the first-ever A-Class Sedan late next year or in early 2019. The all-new A-Class will make its debut at the 2018 Geneva Auto Show.   

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Classic Peugeot sells for $7.2 million

Auction house Bonhams recently sold a 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix for $7.2 million. It's the most expensive Peugeot ever sold. The 91-year old model took third place in the 1916 edition of the Indianapolis 500.   

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Volvo begins production of all-new XC40

Volvo has official commenced production of its compact XC40 premium crossover. Built in Belgium, the new XC40 will make it across the ocean to showrooms on these shores in early 2018.   

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Bentley building 19 Mulsanne-based convertibles

Bentley will build a Mulsanne-based convertible in strictly limited numbers. Just 19 examples of the car -- which is called Grand Convertible -- will be built. No two examples will be the same, according to Motor Authority. Pricing information hasn't been released yet.   

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Toyota tells KY employees it's cheaper to build the Camry in Japan

Toyota warned employees at its Kentucky factory that it's cheaper to build the Camry in Japan than in America. It stressed the plant needs to cut costs, Bloomberg reports. "I'm not sharing this to scare you, but to heighten your awareness of the current risk we now have," said the plant manager.   

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