Month: October 2019

Many of our favorite Mopar custom projects start out as tattered vintage vehicles. This one began life as a 1968 Dodge D200 Camper Special—a heavy-duty pickup with an 8-foot bed and chassis optimized to carry a big, heavy slide-in camper. This camping arrangement left the trailer hitch free to tow a boat, dirt bikes, or
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SHANGHAI — Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Chinese partner Guangzhou Automobile Group said it respected the company’s decision to merge with PSA Group and would look to deepen its cooperation with the automaker. A spokeswoman made the comments to Reuters on Thursday, after FCA and PSA said they would join forces through a 50-50 share swap to
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The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus is well-equipped in base form, and lavish at the top end, but you’ll have to decide if top trims are worth the price of entry. We give it 9 out of 10 for features, service coverage, and infotainment. The Nautilus comes in three trims for 2020 instead of four like last
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By virtually every rule of finance, Tesla’s third-quarter numbers represented a step back. Its profit, revenue, operating margin and free cash flow were all lower than a year earlier. But, as everyone should know by now, Tesla doesn’t always follow the accepted rules of the auto industry. Neither does its stock, which jumped 18 percent
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A new group will keep tabs on safety developments in Uber’s self-driving vehicle division. The company has formed an independent board composed of six outsiders. It’s charged with reviewing and advising executives in the company’s advanced-technology division on best practices for testing and deploying self-driving technology on Uber’s platform. Formation of the outside Self-Driving Safety
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Our review of the 2020 Ford Expedition is coming soon. You can get a quick quote for a 2019 Ford Expedition if you’re interested in purchasing one. Sign up for Email Updates Get updates about the 2020 Ford Expedition emailed to you I agree to receive emails from this site. I can withdraw my consent
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Mitsubishi Motors isn’t relocating its North American headquarters from beachy Southern California to suburban Nashville just to save money and cozy up to alliance partner Nissan, which made the move there more than a decade ago. The smallest of Japanese automakers in the U.S. is also reinventing its work culture — down to the coffee.
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Lamborghini‘s highest-performance and most powerful vehicle ever will be revealed in 2020. That’s the official word from the brand’s Squadra Corse motorsports division, which is overseeing the design and engineering of this yet unnamed hypercar. While only scant information and shadowy teasers have been shared, we pored over the details to see what to expect.
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TOKYO — Honda has agreed to merge three affiliated suppliers with Hitachi Automotive Systems in a blockbuster deal that aims to create a new global mega-supplier and better leverage scale and r&d resources for developing next-generation technologies. The accord, announced Wednesday, combines Honda affiliates Keihin, Showa and Nissin Kogyo with Hitachi Automotive Systems into a
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group of France are in talks to combine, The Wall Street Journal and other media reported. The newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, said a deal between FCA and the Peugeot parent could create a “$50 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant.” An all-share merger of equals, the paper reported, is
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The whole point of EVs is to cut down on the use of hydrocarbons and reduce CO2 emissions, but Shell thinks it has a strong case for reintroducing them, at least for one very specific area. Cooling electric vehicle batteries is becoming more of an issue as increased charging speeds and more performance applications test
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