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NHTSA unwilling to regulate self-driving cars ... for now
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15th Jul 2018
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NHTSA unwilling to regulate self-driving cars ... for now

The acting administrator of the US' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says it's too early in the game to begin working on regulations for autonomous vehicles. “At this point the technology is so nascent I don’t think it is appropriate today to regulate this technology,” Heidi King, the agency's acting administrator told Automotive News. “It’s not there yet, but each and every day we are open to identifying when the time is right.”
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Derek Fung
The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018
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14th Jul 2018
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The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
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Scott Collie
Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 revealed
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13th Jul 2018
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Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 revealed

Lotus has revealed the Exige Type 49 and Type 79 at this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed as part of its 70th birthday celebrations, both commemorating anniversaries of championship-winning Formula One race cars. Both models have been created by Lotus Exclusive in the same colours as the racing cars they're named after.
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James Wong
McLaren: Nothing but hybrid by 2025
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13th Jul 2018
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McLaren: Nothing but hybrid by 2025

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James Wong
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13th Jul 2018
2 min read

McLaren: Nothing but hybrid by 2025

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James Wong
McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante revealed
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13th Jul 2018
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McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante revealed

UK engineering firm Lanzante has revealed its McLaren P1 GT Longtail at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, complete with a bespoke exterior and interior over the 'standard' version of the British hypercar. Full details of the special model are still to be confirmed, but we can see that the P1 GT Longtail gets a new aero package and an even larger fixed rear wing – the latter sitting atop a lengthened tail, hence the name.
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James Wong
2019 Bentley Mulsanne W.O. Edition unveiled
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12th Jul 2018
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2019 Bentley Mulsanne W.O. Edition unveiled

Bentley has unveiled the Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with design cues borrowed from the 1930 Bentley 8.0 litre. Just 100 will be built, making it properly exclusive. The 8.0 Litre was the last vehicle designed by founder Walter Owen Bentley (W. O. Bentley) before his car company entered receivership, and was bought by rival Rolls-Royce.
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Derek Fung