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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 11:01 AM

The "Cars" Special Edition is moving today on the Lifestyles wire for use anytime. All stories are accompanied by photos. Slugs begin BC-US-SPE--Cars-.

For story reruns, please contact Customersupport@ap.org, or call 877-836-9477. With other questions, contact Julia Rubin at jrubin@ap.org.

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NEW MODELS RDP

A carmaker-by-carmaker roundup of what's new in model year 2014. In 2 Takes. By Auto Writers Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin.

SELF-DRIVING

DETROIT - Cars that drive themselves could be on the road by 2020 thanks to rapid advances in technology. But it will take much longer for them to be a common sight in driveways. By Auto Writer Dee-Ann Durbin.

HACKING

DETROIT — Hackers can get into just about any computer they want to. So what's to stop them from taking over the most expensive one you own: your car? Two groups, one academic, the other hackers now in private business, managed to find their way into the intricate network of car computers that control everything from brakes to the gas pedal to the speedometer. By Auto Writer Tom Krisher.

SUN PROTECTION

DETROIT — The glass in your car is designed to let you see as much as possible and protect you in a crash. But it won't necessarily block out the sun. By Auto Writer Dee-Ann Durbin.

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Upcoming Special Editions:

2013

Oct. 1 - Pursuits

Nov. 5 - Holidays

Dec. 3 - Weddings

2014

January - Taxes

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