News Roundup: Jaguar Teases the F-Pace, EPA Rates the Mirai, Subaru Goes Hyper Blue

Your auto news roundup for the week of 06/26 - 07/03.

You know how many Arrested Development jokes can come out of this story? Either way, Subaru is rolling out a limited-edition Hyper Blue paint job for 2016 BRZ and 2016 WRX STI models to correspond with a limited-edition trim for each car. Along with the Hyper Blue paint you see below, you'll get Hyper Blue interior trimmings and black wheels and badges. Better act fast, though; the BRZ Series HyperBlue has a 500-model run, and the STI Series HyperBlue is limited to just 700 examples.

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News Roundup: A New Camaro Convertible, a New Bentley Phone, and a New Pikes Peak Pace Car

Your auto news roundup for the week of 06/12 - 06/19.

Looks like Chevy finally figured out how to get rid of those awful visibility problems on the Camaro - chop the roof off. We're kidding; this is just the all-new convertible variant of the upcoming 2016 Camaro. Its top is fully automatic, and has a solid tonneau cover that gives the car a smooth look when the top is down. You can even drop the top with the remote, or while driving at speeds up to 30 mph.

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Self-Driving Audi and Self-Driving Lexus in Near Collision

Self-driving-car manufacturers defend safety records.

Technology, no matter how benign, is never foolproof. Even a simple crockpot responsible for millions of slow-cooked meats over the years invariably leads to house fires if not monitored. It's the same in the auto sphere. Take the recent near-collision of Delphi Automotive' s self-driving Audi and Google's self-driving Lexus last week in California.

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Earn Some Extra Cash by Renting Out Your Ford Vehicle

Ford announces peer-to-peer car sharing pilot program.

Ford is jumping on the car-sharing bandwagon, joining the likes of Zipcar with its own peer-to-peer vehicle renting service. As the mobility landscape begins to shift and change with each generation, automakers are realizing they must adapt to differing needs too, which is why Ford launched their Ford Smart Mobility plan back in January to develop a series of experiments aimed at better understanding what consumers' changing needs are around the globe.

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Lexus Is Bringing Its RC F GT Concept to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

There's no better way to test a concept's mettle.

When you want to prove that your race car is worth its weight in gold, there's almost no better place to do that than the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This annual event brings racers from all around the world to one mountain in Colorado. This year, Lexus is rolling out a concept that will underpin its upcoming GT3-class racecar, the RC F GT Concept, and it's getting ready to attack the mountain right now.

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