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Grandma Got Bowled Over by a Hellcat: 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeCars.com photos by Jen Burklow For decades, certain people in my life (ahem, younger brothers) have complained that I drive like a grandma. Finally, driving like a grandma is apropos because I am one — and darn happy about it. So, what in the world was I doing driving a ...

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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class: Recall Alert | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> 2018 Mercedes-Benz E300Manufacturer image Vehicles Affected: Approximately 4,000 model-year 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 coupes, cabriolets and sedans, and E300 sedans The Problem: The cover for the starter battery may not cover the live positive electrical wire, and in certain crashes, the vehicle’s strut brace may deform and short circuit the battery. If the battery is ...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro Shock Yellow concept has new color, new styling

Notice the slightly different nose treatment on this SEMA-bound car.  Chevrolet The refreshed 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is going to this year’s Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. A Camaro SS coupe, drenched in a new Shock Yellow paint color, will head to the Las Vegas event to highlight a range of new accessories that customers can buy directly through their ...

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Can Scott Keogh repeat his Audi success at VW?

When he takes over as president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America on Nov. 1, Scott Keogh’s commute to his Herndon, Va., desk will change by two extra flights of stairs. His daily challenges will get much steeper. Keogh, 49, has overseen Audi’s rise into a premium powerhouse over the past 12 years — half of that time as ...

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Burn Notice: Ford GT Recalled for Fire Hazard | News

<meta itemprop=”width” content=”1170″> <meta itemprop=”height” content=”1170″> Ford GTCars.com photo by Evan Sears One of the undoubted highlights of the Midwest Automotive Media Association’s Spring Rally in May was having the opportunity to ride shotgun for quick laps around the Road America racetrack in a Ford GT. They were awful hot, those laps, and we even said that the GT “blazed” ...

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Buying Cars at Toronto Used Car Dealerships

  For a lot of residents in Toronto, they dream of the day when they can own a BMW, Mercedes Benz or even Audi. However, for some, they have been unable to acquire one due to financial constraints and the heavy taxation of both municipal and federal. The easiest way for these people of owning an auto of this stature ...

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Mazda to Revive Rotary Engine in Push to Electrify Entire Lineup

A Mazda2 hatchback prototype, shown in late 2013, ran as an electric vehicle, with an electric motor powering the wheels. But it was also equipped with a gasoline-powered 0.33-liter rotary engine in the rear that generated power to recharge the car’s lithium ion battery when the charge runs low. TOKYO — Mazda Motor Corp. says it will revive its famed ...

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Chevy dealers’ fixed ops prepare for return of medium-duty trucks

Chevrolet unveils the 2019 Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD at NTEA The Work Truck Show, March 7, 2018. GM Fleet’s Ed Peper, U.S. vice president, and John Schwegman, director of Commercial Product and Medium Duty, present the trucks to customers, upfitters, dealers and media. (Photo by AJ Mast for Chevrolet) Photo credit: AJ Mast for Chevrolet Hundreds of Chevrolet dealers ...

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Study finds most Ford sedan customers say they will leave brand rather than buy crossovers, SUVs or trucks

Many Ford Fusion owners switch brands when they trade in their cars, KBB says. Ford Motor Co. could have trouble keeping some U.S. sedan customers after discontinuing the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus, a Cox Automotive study indicates. Many Ford owners surveyed said they’ll likely buy their next vehicle from one of Ford’s rivals. Among Ford sedan owners, half said ...

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Johnson Controls International weighs future of its battery business

The company’s Power Solutions business is one of the industry’s biggest battery sources. Johnson Controls International has imposed a fall deadline on deciding what to do with its Power Solutions business. But at least publicly, it is keeping all options open for one of the industry’s biggest battery sources. JCI is discussing whether to keep the battery business, sell it ...

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Mexico floods hurt Honda Motor Co. sales

“We currently estimate that the impact from the suspension at the Mexico plant will likely translate into a decline in sales of about 75,000 units.” Seiji Kuraishi, Celaya factory executive vice president, on theJune flood thatdamaged the plant TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. was largely spared from the July floods in Japan that washed out roads, killed scores of people ...

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GM brings back iconic 1960s Tripower name

  All-new 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management and stop/start technology paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission (SAE-certified at 310 hp/348 lb-ft). TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — For the first time since the mid-1960s, General Motors will use the Tripower name on an engine. But today’s Tripower setup — due in the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups — means ...

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