Autos

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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Tesla Unwraps Semi, New Roadster, No Mention of Model 3

Product introductions are always upbeat and often flashy. Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) introduction of its semi truck met both targets last night. Then it added even more flash when CEO ...
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Are Fuel-Efficiency Standards Really Driving Vehicle Prices Higher?

In late July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) filed a notice of the agency's intention to review and potentially revise the so-called Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard ...
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Ford October European Sales Maintain Volume, Share Lead Over Fiat Chrysler

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 5.9% in October compared with new registrations in October of 2016. New ...
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Fiat Finishes Last in Measure of Dealers

Deeply troubled Fiat, a division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU), finished last in a carefully followed measure of dealer quality. Sales of the brand have nose-dived this year, ...
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A Pessimistic Assessment of the Car Industry

Large credit rating agency Moody's has provided an usually pessimistic view of the car industry. Sales have peaked, its experts said. Demand in the two largest car markets has turned ...
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Tesla Semi Intro Dogged by Lawsuit, Harassment Charge

Thursday evening in California, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) will unveil its all-electric semi truck after a one-month delay that CEO Elon Musk attributed to production problems with the company's new ...
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A World With 280 Million Electric Cars

Electric cars are still almost toys, or transportation for an elite few who have the $80,000 or more to buy a Tesla. However, as companies like General Motors Co. (NYSE: ...
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New Corvette Joins Supercar Race No One Will Win

General Motor Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy division launched its new Corvette, the crown jewel of its lineup. It joins several other U.S. super sports cars that almost no one will ...
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Has the Trump Administration Killed Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Plan?

Earlier this month, AP reported that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) had killed an Obama administration proposal to equip all light ...
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20 World Cities With the Most Electric Vehicles

At the end of last year, the International Energy Agency estimated that there were more than 2 million electric vehicles in the global automobile fleet. That's well below 1% of ...
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Republican Tax Plan Will Kill US Electric Car Market

When U.S. House Republicans unveiled their tax reform plan on Thursday, the focus of most news coverage went to items like a permanent cut to the corporate tax rate, the ...
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