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Ford F-150 traces its pickup truck roots all the way to 1917

The Ford F-150 is arguably one of the most iconic vehicles ever. Although the F-150 name arrived in 1975, the pickup traces its root to 1917 when Ford produced its very first pickup truck. From that day forward, the Ford pickup transformed how Americans looked at the automobile. We go back in time to 1917 with a new video from Donut Media, when Ford...

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Here’s how Volvo says it is eliminating turbo lag

Turbo lag is a defining characteristic of older forced-induction cars. These large turbochargers were used to feed high-performance engines and generate significant power. The problem would come when you called upon that power. Your right foot mashes the gas—then nothing. A shock of power would eventually make its way to the drive wheels, sometimes...

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Nissan’s mini car wash tests paint quality on a small scale

For a large portion of the U.S., and around the world, the time for snow, slush, and ice is here. And that means drivers will line car washes ready to whisk away the muck, salt, and other debris. Nissan knows this and the brand employs the cutest little car wash you've ever seen to ensure car washes are no match for paint quality. That's right, it's not...

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Watch an Apollo Intensa Emozione do burnouts on the streets of Hong Kong

Apollo's utterly mad supercar, the Intensa Emozione, was recently filmed on the streets of Hong Kong where the driver decided a few quick burnouts were in order. It's also one of the few times we've heard the supercar running, and the closest we've gotten to hear the throttle mashed to the floor. And stomping the throttle reveals a rip-snorting pitch fit...

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Volvo delivers first self-driving cars to families in Drive Me project

Volvo is undertaking an ambitious project where up to 100 of its self-driving prototypes will be handed over to regular customers in Gothenburg, Sweden, the automaker's hometown. The customers will drive the prototypes in everyday conditions, including on approximately 31 miles of selected roads (shown below) where the vehicles are able to operate in...

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2019 Ford Focus Wagon spy shots and video

Ford's working on a redesign for the Focus and one of the prototypes has just been spotted. The prototype is for the new compact's wagon body style which is unlikely to be offered in the United States. Instead, we're likely to receive sedan and hatchback body styles only, just like with the current Focus. (One change, though, is that the cars...

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Honda bringing new robot concepts to 2018 CES

The rise of the robots cometh...to the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show next month. We've already seen a handful of other robot concepts coming to the show, but Honda has revealed what it has in store. The company's famed Asimo will stay home, but four new robots will make their debuts: 3E-A18, 3E-B18, 3E-C18, and 3E-D18. Each robot's surname, 3E, encompasses...

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Dodge tapped Chrysler’s missile division for the Daytona and Plymouth Superbird

Some of the world's most interesting cars have the greatest stories behind them. The Dodge Daytona and the Plymouth Superbird are no different. At their core, they were built to shame Ford and Chevrolet in NASCAR, but Dodge was so adamant to ensure the car's success that it went through great engineering measures. Like, bringing on an individual from...

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2019 Audi A6 spy shots and video

A prototype for the redesigned, fifth-generation Audi A6 has been spotted again. The car has been developed alongside the new generations of the A7 and A8, two models with which it shares much in common. Common to all three is the latest evolution of Audi's MLB platform for front- and all-wheel-drive vehicles with longitudinally-mounted engines. It...

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Ride along in a Koenigsegg Agera RS to 284 mph

What's the fastest you've ever gone in a car or on a motorcycle? It actually doesn't matter what your answer is, because it's nowhere near as fast as Niklas Lilja has gone. He's the Koenigsegg test driver who recently got to push an Agera RS to its limits. At the end of his driving day, Lilja and Koenigsegg commanded the top spot of a number of speed...

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