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Land Rover is bumping the output of its Range Rover Sport with a new 380-hp supercharged V6 HST model, which allows the SUV to overpower its V8 predecessor.

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In an executive order, President Obama is increasing the federal fleet to 50 percent plug-ins and EVs by 2025. All of the changes should reduce government greenhouse emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels.

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We look inside the Ford GT, drive the 2015 Mercedes-AMG S65 Coupe and consider whether Texas should be forced to allow drivers to put Confederate flags on their license plates.

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What would the devil drive if he had to go off-roading? Probably something along the lines of the Fab Fours Legend, a highly customized Jeep Wrangler Unlimited that has rolled in on its 50-inch tires to Jay Leno's Garage for this latest video installment.

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China National Tire & Rubber Company, a division of China National Chemical Corporation, is working to buy Italian tire maker Pirelli for $7.7 billion. Shareholders have accepted the offer, but it remains to be seen if the tender offer price of 15 euros per share will be enough.

Easter Jeep Safari Concepts, Cadillac CT6

We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #423 live tonight at 10:00 PM Eastern. Have a look at our rundown of topics, and sound off with your questions and comments via the Q&A module.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into a Nissan recall to fix a faulty airbag sensor. The recall covered more than one million vehicles, but the agency continues to receive complaints from drivers who have had their cars repaired.

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Nissan No Charge To Charge In Indianapolis; West Coast Electric Highway

The West Coast Electric Highway offers freedom to EV drivers in Oregon and Washington. BYD's e6 electric taxi is being built in Taiwan, for Taiwan. Nissan opens fast chargers at Ricker's stations in Indianapolis. Formula E announces season two testing schedule at Donington Park

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Vin Diesel and Paloma Jimenez have welcomed their third child together into the world, and the longtime couple decided to name the baby girl Pauline in memory of Diesel's friend and Fast and Furious costar, Paul Walker.

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Ed Skrein takes over Jason Statham's role as Frank Martin in the next installment of The Transporter movie series, this one a prequel called The Transporter 4: Refueled.

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The UAW is preparing its negotiation position with carmakers later this year. Its primary objective will be the elimination of the two-tier wage system created in 2007 to help the automakers through bankruptcy, but that position "is a non-starter" for the car companies.

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After crashing at the test in Barcelona and missing the season opener in Australia, McLaren says that its star driver Fernando Alonso is ready to get back in the cockpit for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend.

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Porsche, always keen to protect what it views as its own, has lawyered up, leading Aston Martin to drop the "GT3" moniker from its most recent sports car, even though that's also the name of a racing class.

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Xcar tells the story of the Hennessey Venom GT, the world-beating American supercar that's been clocked at over 270 miles per hour.

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Piers Morgan calls Jeremy Clarkson an "angst-ridden" "50-something" "irritated by work issues" in column defending the embattled Top Gear host.

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Mitsubishi is keeping its tease going for the refreshed 2016 Outlander, with two new images that show the front and rear of the crossover.

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Cinderella teams, surprises and upsets are good business for the car companies that sponsor the NCAA men's basketball tournament, and even though there are no fairy tales left in this year's event, business keeps looking up.

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CAFE Standards Get Harder To Reach As Gas Prices Fall

The US federal government might think about loosening the CAFE fuel-efficiency requirements for 2025.

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Toyota has patented an improved eye-tracking technology that attempts to eliminate false-positive results caused by redeye. The system also monitors a driver's upper and lower eyelids to calculate how open the is.

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We catch up with Ford design vice president Moray Callum to get the scoop on the interior of the upcoming GT supercar.

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The Department of Defense has trimmed its estimates for the cost of acquiring, as well as operating/servicing 2,500 F-35s, by $7.5B and $57.8B, respectively.