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Honda Motor Co. engineers are trying to figure out why an Acura NSX undergoing high-speed testing at Germany's Nurburgring last week caught fire and burned to the ground. The hybrid sports car, which will be built in Marysville, Ohio, has three electric motors, a V-6 engine and a lithium ion battery pack. The fire started in the engine bay and quickly spread. No injuries were reported. Despite the setback, Honda says the car will launch on time in 2015.

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