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New Models From Mercedes, BMW, Mini, Chevy at Los Angeles Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public on Friday, but auto industry types have been putting on shows and introducing new cars and concepts since Sunday. And while ...
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More Improvement Needed in Chevy’s Self-Driving Bolt

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) new 2018 Chevy Bolt made its media debut on Tuesday as it toured the streets of San Francisco, but this wasn’t exactly the smooth ride ...
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Lincoln’s Weak Brand Launches New SUV Into an Overcrowded Market

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln luxury brand has launched a new midsize sport utility vehicle (SUV) into an already crowded market. Granted, sales in this segment of the auto ...
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Nearly a Fifth of New Cars Will Be Electric by 2025

Electric vehicles (EVs), until recently considered toys for the rich, will be front and center in the auto market within a few years. New research shows that 16% of new ...
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Global Sales of Electric Vehicles Up 46% So Far in 2017

Global sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) totaled more than 764,000 units in the first nine months of this year, up 46% compared with ...
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Tesla Burns Through Half a Million Dollars an Hour

As Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) ramps production of its Model 3 sedan, the company is burning through cash at a rate of about $1 billion per quarter. A report at ...
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BMW to Recall Every i3 Electric Vehicle Sold in the US

German automaker BMW is recalling every one of the 29,383 i3 electric vehicles it has sold in the U.S. and has told dealers to stop sales of the 1,159 currently ...
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Cobalt Price May Be Key To Electric Vehicle Growth

Sales of electric cars have surged in most developed economies around the world and are expected to be well into the billions per year by the end of the decade. ...
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Hyundai Kia Sales Slip Sharply In November

While car sales in the U.S. were fundamentally flat across the industry in November, sales of South Korean brands Hyundai and Kia fell sharply. It continues a tough year for ...
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Looking to Buy a Used Car? Black Friday Would Be a Good Day

With retailers of all kinds competing for consumer dollars on Black Friday, it should be no particular surprise that U.S. auto dealers want to join the party. Still-solid sales of ...
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Toyota Warns US Workers: Build Camry for Less, or Else

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) opened its first U.S. plant in 1988 in Georgetown, Kentucky. The plant's 8,200 employees produced 500,766 vehicles last year, most of which were the company's ...
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Meet the New Mercedes E-Class

Mercedes, known for its class and luxury, is now releasing its newest addition to the E-Class line, the E-Class Cabriolet. This sporty topless is making it just in time for ...
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Chevy Slashes Price Of A Corvette By $9,000 As Sales Crash

GM's (NYSE: GM) Chevy says it is "closeout" time for the 2017 versions of many of its cars. Among the vehicles with the largest discounts is the 2017 Corvette Z06 ...
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Volkswagen’s $40 Billion Offensive

Volkswagen's dictionary of terms used by management includes a word that most other car manufacturing executives don't use. The German giant is about to go on the "offensive" as it ...
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Volkswagen Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment

German automaker Volkswagen on Friday announced an investment of $40 billion by the end of 2022 in "electric mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services, and digitalization." Most of the investment ...
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