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  • German neo-Nazis are trying to…


    by Greg Rasa on February 22, 2018 at 2:20 pm

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    Government/Legal,Plants/Manufacturing,UAW/Unions,Mercedes-Benz,Germany

    Continue reading German neo-Nazis are trying to infiltrate Daimler, union says […]



  • Trump signals he’s open to mileage tax…


    by Reuters on February 21, 2018 at 10:15 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Driving

    He might also be interested in a 25-cent hike in the federal gasoline tax.Continue reading Trump signals he’s open to mileage tax […]



  • Pothole season hits hard and early…


    by Sven Gustafson on February 21, 2018 at 10:00 pm

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    Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Auto Repair,Driving,Safety

    Freeze-thaw weather, lack of funding cited for widespread pothole plagueContinue reading Pothole […]



  • VW monkey and Hitler comments don’t…


    by Reuters on February 20, 2018 at 11:55 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Diesel

    Continue reading VW monkey and Hitler comments don’t pose a problem, judge rules

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  • Mercedes shows off new police vehicles,…


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 19, 2018 at 2:50 pm

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    Government/Legal,Mercedes-Benz,Germany,Convertible,Crossover,Minivan/Van,Truck,Wagon,Diesel,Off-Road,Police/Emergency,Specialty

    Daimler will take a fleet of […]



  • German court this week could…


    by Reuters on February 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Diesel

    Ruling on diesel bans in German cities could hurt demand for the vehiclesContinue reading German court this week could potentially […]



  • Mercedes diesels may have had illegal…


    by Reuters on February 18, 2018 at 4:50 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Emissions,Diesel,Luxury

    “The documents available to Bild have obviously selectively been released in order to harm Daimler and its 290,000 […]



  • Maine wants to charge EV and hybrid…


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 16, 2018 at 12:45 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Alternative Fuels,Electric,Hybrid

    Maine bill L.D. 1806 proposes charging hybrid drivers an annual fee of $150, and EV drivers $200 to help […]



  • Trump falsely says GM moving Korea…


    by Sven Gustafson on February 15, 2018 at 7:11 pm

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    Government/Legal,Plants/Manufacturing,Chevrolet,GM

    It’s the latest example of the president wading awkwardly into the global automotive industry.Continue reading […]



  • Trump administration ready to act on…


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 15, 2018 at 12:30 pm

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    Government/Legal,Green,Ford,GM,Honda,Emissions,Fuel Efficiency

    The Trump administration might lower fuel economy targets as soon as 2021. Automakers desperately […]



  • SpaceX gets FCC approval for satellite…


    by Reuters on February 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

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    Government/Legal,Tesla,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Convertible

    Launch of the first experimental satellites is scheduled for SaturdayContinue reading SpaceX […]



  • Audi files patent application for…


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 14, 2018 at 2:09 pm

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    Etc.,Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Audi,Convertible,Crossover,SUV,Luxury

    Audi files a patent application for a convertible SUV with retractable B- and […]



  • Automakers to pay up to $130M for…


    by Greg Rasa on February 14, 2018 at 12:20 am

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    Government/Legal,Safety

    Continue reading Automakers to pay up to $130M for Takata airbag injury compensation

    Automakers to pay up to $130M for […]



  • Man with 4 DWIs says law discriminates…


    by Greg Rasa on February 12, 2018 at 11:15 pm

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    Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Safety

    0.08 limit is no biggie for a serious drinker, he actually argues in courtContinue reading Man with 4 DWIs says law […]



  • Automakers want to increase octane in…


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 11, 2018 at 1:15 pm

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    Etc.,Government/Legal,Green,Fuel Efficiency

    General Motors’ VP of global propulsion systems said drivers would get around three-percent better fuel economy using […]

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  • Ford names Lincoln chief as North American president following Nair’s departure


    by Joel Stocksdale on February 22, 2018 at 3:25 pm

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    Ford,Lincoln,North America

    He’ll also be the Ford Group vice president.Continue reading Ford names Lincoln chief as North American president following Nair’s departure

    Ford names Lincoln chief as North American president following Nair’s departure originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:25:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford North America president Raj Nair fired over inappropriate behavior


    by Alex Kierstein on February 21, 2018 at 9:29 pm

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    Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Ford

    Nair violated the company’s code of conduct.Continue reading Ford North America president Raj Nair fired over inappropriate behavior

    Ford North America president Raj Nair fired over inappropriate behavior originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford Mustangs come straight from the dealership with 800 hp for $40k


    by Antti Kautonen on February 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm

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    Ford,Convertible,Coupe,Performance

    Out the door under $40k.Continue reading Ford Mustangs come straight from the dealership with 800 hp for $40k

    Ford Mustangs come straight from the dealership with 800 hp for $40k originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford will sell 1,000 people the chance to have completely custom Mustang badges


    by Joel Stocksdale on February 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm

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    Ford,Convertible,Coupe

    If you miss out, you can still get custom shirts and such.Continue reading Ford will sell 1,000 people the chance to have completely custom Mustang badges

    Ford will sell 1,000 people the chance to have completely custom Mustang badges originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Diesel 2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak caught testing in Michigan


    by Joel Stocksdale on February 20, 2018 at 7:10 pm

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    Green,Spy Photos,Ford,Truck,Diesel,Off-Road

    The compact diesel truck market is about to expand.Continue reading Diesel 2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak caught testing in Michigan

    Diesel 2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak caught testing in Michigan originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Buyers ditching expensive European sedans to buy expensive American trucks


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 19, 2018 at 1:30 pm

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    Earnings/Financials,Read This,Ford,GMC,Jeep,Lincoln,Crossover,SUV,Truck,Luxury

    Luxury buyers are giving up sedans for highly optioned, limited edition pickups, crossovers, and SUVs, and the Detroit Three are the biggest beneficiaries.Continue reading Buyers ditching expensive European sedans to buy expensive American trucks

    Buyers ditching expensive European sedans to buy expensive American trucks originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Driving a 1972 Ford station wagon from Berlin to a Finnish ice-racing course


    by Antti Kautonen on February 17, 2018 at 3:01 pm

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    Etc.,Ford,Wagon,Classics

    What’s the vehicle of choice for a roadtrip in January? A 1972 Ford Country Sedan, of course!Continue reading Driving a 1972 Ford station wagon from Berlin to a Finnish ice-racing course

    Driving a 1972 Ford station wagon from Berlin to a Finnish ice-racing course originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Sure, the Ranger Raptor is cool, but what I really want is a Ranger ST


    by Joel Stocksdale on February 16, 2018 at 9:47 pm

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    Ford,Truck,Performance

    Make my day, Ford.Continue reading Sure, the Ranger Raptor is cool, but what I really want is a Ranger ST

    Sure, the Ranger Raptor is cool, but what I really want is a Ranger ST originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:47:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Naked next-gen Ford Focus caught at photo shoot


    by Jonathon Ramsey on February 16, 2018 at 2:20 pm

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    Spy Photos,Ford,Hatchback

    A car spotter in Portugal catches an uncovered 2019 Ford Focus at a photo shoot.Continue reading Naked next-gen Ford Focus caught at photo shoot

    Naked next-gen Ford Focus caught at photo shoot originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • FCA UConnect fiasco could set over-the-air updates back years


    by Doug Newcomb on February 16, 2018 at 2:10 pm

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    Ownership,Chrysler,Dodge,Ford,GM,Jeep,Tesla,Gadgets,Infotainment,Smartphone,Technology

    Continue reading FCA UConnect fiasco could set over-the-air updates back years

    FCA UConnect fiasco could set over-the-air updates back years originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford expands ‘Do Not Drive’ airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks


    by Reuters on February 13, 2018 at 1:05 am

    Filed under:
    Recalls,Ford,Mazda,Safety,Truck

    Two deaths are attributed to Takata inflators made on the same dayContinue reading Ford expands ‘Do Not Drive’ airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks

    Ford expands ‘Do Not Drive’ airbag warning to 33,000 more Ranger trucks originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford’s China efforts hit a bump as it recalls half-million cars


    by Reuters on February 2, 2018 at 1:54 pm

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    Recalls,Ford,Safety,Crossover,Sedan,SUV

    The recall will “correct a concern related to brake hoses.”Continue reading Ford’s China efforts hit a bump as it recalls half-million cars

    Ford’s China efforts hit a bump as it recalls half-million cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:54:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford issues service repair to fix blown Focus RS head gaskets


    by Sven Gustafson on January 23, 2018 at 3:20 pm

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    Recalls,Ford,Hatchback,Performance

    The issue has simmered for almost a year on a Focus RS online forum.Continue reading Ford issues service repair to fix blown Focus RS head gaskets

    Ford issues service repair to fix blown Focus RS head gaskets originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Aston Martin recalling all DB11s over Daimler steering column


    by Reuters on January 22, 2018 at 11:00 pm

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    Etc.,Recalls,Aston Martin,Safety,Convertible,Coupe,Luxury,Performance

    For once, an airbag problem that has nothing to do with Takata.Continue reading Aston Martin recalling all DB11s over Daimler steering column

    Aston Martin recalling all DB11s over Daimler steering column originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Chrysler recalls 162,000 Pacifica minivans over stalling fears


    by Reuters on January 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm

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    Recalls,Chrysler,Minivan/Van

    One accident has potentially been linked to the defect.Continue reading Chrysler recalls 162,000 Pacifica minivans over stalling fears

    Chrysler recalls 162,000 Pacifica minivans over stalling fears originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death


    by Reuters on January 11, 2018 at 9:18 pm

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    Government/Legal,Recalls,Ford,Auto Repair,Safety,Truck

    Continue reading Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

    Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:18:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • NHTSA considers adding 1.4 million vehicles to Ford transmission recall


    by Sven Gustafson on January 2, 2018 at 2:45 pm

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    Recalls,Ford

    F-150s, Navigators, Expeditions and Mustangs are affected.Continue reading NHTSA considers adding 1.4 million vehicles to Ford transmission recall

    NHTSA considers adding 1.4 million vehicles to Ford transmission recall originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • 1.8 million Ram trucks recalled to fix shifter problem


    by Sven Gustafson on December 26, 2017 at 3:10 pm

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    Recalls,RAM,Truck

    A faulty interlock could allow the transmission to shift out of park without applying the brakes.Continue reading 1.8 million Ram trucks recalled to fix shifter problem

    1.8 million Ram trucks recalled to fix shifter problem originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • More than a half-million Hyundai, Kia compacts recalled for brake light problem


    by Sven Gustafson on December 13, 2017 at 8:10 pm

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    Recalls,Hyundai,Kia,Sedan

    Brake lights remain on when not braking, and drivers can shift out of park without engaging the brakes.Continue reading More than a half-million Hyundai, Kia compacts recalled for brake light problem

    More than a half-million Hyundai, Kia compacts recalled for brake light problem originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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  • Bugatti will send ‘Flying Doctors’ as part of Chiron recall


    by Jeremy Korzeniewski on December 9, 2017 at 6:52 pm

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    Recalls,Bugatti,Coupe,Luxury,Performance

    Less than half of one vehicle is expected to need repair.Continue reading Bugatti will send ‘Flying Doctors’ as part of Chiron recall

    Bugatti will send ‘Flying Doctors’ as part of Chiron recall originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 13:52:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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