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Jeep Wrangler JL donut doors no longer confirmed for 2019

Remember the Jeep Wrangler JL's nifty "donut doors" shown at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show? Those are no longer confirmed for 2019, and according to a Jalopnik report from Saturday, they aren't happening anymore. The donut doors were to feature set of plastic "plugs" painted the color of the door to cover the holes when needed, and a removable plastic...

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New Netflix show pits modified machines against supercars

Old-fashioned cable television has car-themed shows, Amazon's Prime service scored "The Grand Tour," and now, Netflix wants in on car-related programming. The service announced Tuesday that it will bring "Fastest Car" to subscribers starting on April 6. The show's premise is pretty simple: it pits supercars against modified vehicles and sleepers in heads-up...

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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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