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Chevrolet builds a special Camaro for drag racing.

The car, called the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Race Car, will replace the model based on the Chevrolet SS sedan. The technical characteristics of the new racing car are not mentioned.

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Toyota unveils a patent of manual transmission.

Representatives of the Japanese company Toyota has patented a new mechanical transmission in the United States. The new "manual" transmission of Toyota differs in that the it shifts to neutral position on its own.

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Nissan engineers develop a system to render assistance forgetful drivers.

Nissan has introduced a new Rear Door Alert safety feature that reminds drivers getting out of the car that they could have leave children or luggage on the back seats of the car.

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Move Audi, Lexus LC 500 makes it into Marvel's Black Panther.

Marvel's "Black Panther" blockbuster has an addition to the cast. It was joined by the Lexus LC 500 sports coupe. In recent years, Audi products most often have turned up at the Marvel movies, but it seems that the global leadership of the "four rings" brand is coming to an end.

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Ilon Mask reaveals the first production Tesla Model 3.

Ilon Mask, who is general manager of Tesla, has twitted the photos of the first production car Tesla Model 3, which rolled off the assembly line on July 9. Model 3 is the cheapest electric vehicle of Tesla, its price is 35 thousand dollars.

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Einride T-pod self-driving truck Einride T-pod is looking like the vehicle of the future.

Swedish start-up “Einride” has unveiled a full-size prototype of an autonomous electric truck called T-Pod, the first information about which appeared in the spring of this year.

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New Toyota Camry: the production is started.

As a part of the preparation for the peoduction of Toyota Camry of the eighth generation, Toyota has hired more than 700 new employees. As a result, the number of employees at the enterprise exceeded 8000 people. TMMK (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky) is Toyota's largest manufacturing facility in the world.

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A new software to protect not only electronics but vehicles too.

A computer protection system that is installed on phones, printers, routers and other electronic devices will now be installed on the vehicles. Thus, vehicles with such software will be less exposed to hacker attacks.

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Michelin comes up with smart tire concept.

Every half-year period motorists change their tires to make the car more stable on the roads. However, progress is under way, and advances in technology and material science open up new opportunities for creating innovative tires. The company Michelin showed how it's possible to use the latest innovations in its conceptual Vision tire.

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Toyota to present a new Supra in October 2017.

The company Toyota is going to bring a new generation of Supra to the auto show in Tokyo in October this year. The car will take a stage above the GT86 in the model line and become the new flagship of the Japanese company. At the moment, Toyota is testing the car in Germany.

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BMW M8 super coupe will lead a model range of the brand.

Some days ago BMW has presented a prototype of new 8 Series coupe. The model will be production in 2018, and apart from the usual versions it will have a highly-productive one. In the latter case, we are talking about the BMW M8 of 2019, which the German manufacturer has already shown in camouflage.

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Geely buys the Lotus brand and share of Proton brand.

Chinese automaker and current owner of Volvo outstripped French competitors, taking control of the well-known sports car maker. Geely Holding Group and Malaysian DRB-HICOM group company have concluded a preliminary agreement on the acquisition of a stake in Lotus and Proton by Geely.

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