News Roundup: Kia Optima Teaser, Super Troopers 2, and Infiniti's New Sport Exhaust

Your auto news roundup for the week of 03/20 - 03/27.

If you've been living under a rock for the last day or two, you might have missed the announcement that Broken Lizard is attempting to crowd-fund its next venture, Super Troopers 2. Those who chose to donate early on (they've already surpassed the $2M minimum required to make a bare-bones movie) had a variety of perks come along with that donation. One lucky patron of the arts plunked down $35,000 for the chance to take home the "squad car" they'll be using in the movie.

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Jeep Unveils the Rest of Its Easter Jeep Safari Concepts, and They're Awesome

These seven new concepts will be the highlight in Moab.

There's plenty of excitement surrounding the 2015 Easter Jeep Safari gathering in Moab, Utah. The Jeep gathering will not only include the latest Jeep addition, the Renegade, but Jeep will now be on hand to showcase seven new concept vehicles. We already got a sneak peak of two of them. Feast your eyes upon these seven awesome concepts.

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Lyft Drivers Claim They Were Cheated Out of $1,000 Bonuses

A lawsuit levied against the ridesharing app will go before a jury.

When Lyft started a new promotional program last month, offering a $1,000 incentive to recruit new drivers, it almost seemed too good to be true. And, for many applicants who were eager to take advantage of the bonus opportunity, it was. A 22-page complaint asserts that Lyft cheated many drivers out of bonuses, totaling $5 million.

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Tesla's "Cure for Range Anxiety" Is Far More Low-Tech Than You Might Think

Software updates bring even more peace of mind to Tesla owners.

This week, Tesla founder Elon Musk hinted that the automaker would release some software updates that would "eliminate range anxiety" for those that own its Model S electric sedan. That's a lofty promise, but it looks like Tesla came through on its word, releasing information about two new pieces of software that make the car smarter than ever before. It's a little surprising, though, just how uncomplicated the idea turned out to be.

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What to Look Forward to at the 2015 New York International Auto Show

Auto-show season is coming to a close, but we're not done just yet.

We've been through L.A. We've been through Chicago and Detroit. Hell, we even went through Geneva. Now, it's New York's time in the spotlight. The New York International Auto Show hosts its media days in the first week of April, and even though we're still a fortnight away, plenty of automakers are already hocking teasers of their latest vehicles. Seeing as how we're just as stoked as you are, we've compiled said teasers into an easy-to-digest list.

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