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2018 Maserati GranTurismo gets new face, CarPlay
Maserati has introduced a new version of its GranTurismo coupe for 2018. The facelift includes new exterior styling and an improved infotainment system. http://bit.ly/2tlEKMs
Florida teen accused of using theft proceeds to buy his mom a Hellcat
A group of Florida teens has been accused of stealing more than $200,000 in cash, several firearms, and a Porsche Cayman, the Miami Herald reports. One of the enterprising youngsters then purchased a Dodge Challenger Hellcat for his mom. Happy Mother's Day (from jail)! http://bit.ly/2tU4DQq
The key ring is dead; Long live the ring key
Tired of carrying bulky fobs on your key ring? Startup Token may have the answer for you, TechCrunch reports. This ring is the kind that goes on your finger, not in your pocket, and it can remember all sorts of things, including the signal that unlocks and starts your car. http://tcrn.ch/2tTtT9s
First Honda Civic Type R fetches $200,000 for charity
Honda's partnership with Bring a Trailer resulted in a $200,000 auction price for the first 2018 Honda Civic Type R, the proceeds of which will benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Additionally, more than $9,000 was raised by Bring a Trailer users in separate donations. http://bit.ly/2tiNinh
Here are seven places where you never want to live
Real estate listing service Trulia has compiled a list of houses for sale in seven communities where you'll never see a car, describing them as "peaceful" and "idyllic" towns where "getting around is all about golf carts, bicycles, or your own two feet." Scratch these off your list of retirement options. http://on.trulia.com/2tichab
2018 VW Tiguan first drive
We get behind the wheel of VW's all-new 2018 Tiguan compact crossover. http://bit.ly/2tSbZnC
Ford stopping Focus production for a year
Ford will stop building the Focus for the North American market halfway through next year. Production of the next-gen model will kick off in China a year later. "We think we'll be able to bridge that gap with a combination of stockpiling, and the EcoSport coming in, which will help us have another product in that price band," the brand told Automotive News.
Dodge debuts new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody
On the heels of the new Challenger SRT Demon is Dodge's alternative for the road course fanatic. Meet the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody--a super-wide, supercharged coupe with more tire than any other factory Challenger before it. The Widebody pairs the 707-horsepower Hellcat powertrain to a set of 305/35ZR20 Pirelli P-Zero tires for what Dodge says is the most corner-capable Hellcat ever.
Ram shows Tungsten Edition trucks
Ram has launched yet another limited-edition truck. Named Tungsten Edition, the luxurious model builds on the Limited trim with a dark chrome grille, black headlight bezels, and color-coded parts such as the bumpers, the mirror caps, and the door handles. Inside, there's Natura Plus leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals, and front seats that are both heated and ventilated, among other equipment.