Throughout The Car Industry
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People in my profession—and outside it, too, I suppose—have always railed against government “interference” in the production of vehicles. Sure, the seat belt was a good idea, but airbags, “safety” bumpers, and—more recently—the laundry list of electronic nannies like automatic braking and stability control?
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Mercedes-Benz has annoucned plans to bring the G550 4x42 to the U.S. market, where it will slot below the more performance-oriented G63 AMG in the G-Wagen model lineup.
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With tightening emissions standards and the march of technology finally beginning to sneak up on its iconic 6 3/4 V8, Bentley has announced that it will cease production of this legendary engine, ending a long chapter in its history.
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Despite several years of empty promises, as well as several missed deadlines, Mazda has stated that it is still firmly committed to offering U.S. buyers a diesel-powered Mazda variant in the near future in what could be the first tangible evidence of the technology finally making the jump to production models.
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With the newest Iron Man movie currently playing on the silver screen, having an exosuit that is just like Tony Stark's has always been a must-have item for every man's dream garage. While the technology needed to craft a suit like that is still a bit out of reach, Hyundai is working on the next best thing, and has crafted a suit of its own that can be used in a wide range of applications.
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Volvo has released a mysterious teaser image that appears to show an all-new concept vehicle that could make its debut at a private event in Gothenburg, Sweden (the site of Volvo's HQ), next week.
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There is a strange, persistent irony that flows throughout history. A small group of visionaries comes up with an idea that challenges conventional wisdom. The concept is so radical that those in power either ignore the newcomers or revile them. Over time, however, the outsiders begin to transform the world.
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The folks at AutoGuide have discovered, in the database of a Japanese patent office, a series of new patents show that Honda engineers are seriously looking into new engines that would feature variable piston heights in a bold move to increase fuel efficiency for Honda's lineup.
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Anyone who thinks our economic system is sane hasn’t bought a gallon of gas lately. Whether the cost is up or down, it almost never stays the same for long. The price at the pumps gyrates up and down with the maddening frequency of a hyperactive hummingbird. Even more discomforting is the apparent lack of reasons for the constant shift. It’s as if a cabal of fickle service station owners is basing the cost on whatever direction the wind is blowing at any given moment.
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Tesla just recently unveiled its long awaited Model 3 sedan and, with the car expected to take on rivals such as the Bolt EV, it is only a matter of time before other automakers put the futuristic four door in their cross hairs. Case in point is FCA; the has company stated that it is willing to build a Model 3 fighter of its own, but only if it makes sense on a business level, according to recent statements by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne.
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It looks like a hand grenade went off in it.”
There are VERY few times when that phrase is GOOD news. And let me tell you, when it comes to hearing it in reference to ANY part of your car, it is bad. VERY bad.
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