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Sat May 19, 2018 10:01 pm
NASCAR, a powerful marketing platform, could help automakers sell mainstream America on the electric vehicle. But getting the NASCAR fan base to accept whirring electric motors in place of roaring engines will take time.
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Sat May 19, 2018 10:01 pm
Automotive design maven Henrik Fisker's new venture might be less about the automobile than the technology that will power it.
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Sat May 19, 2018 10:01 pm
Ford last fall launched the Career Re-Entry Program, which offers six-month assignments in product development, information technology and manufacturing jobs.
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Sat May 19, 2018 11:59 am
2019 Porsche Cayenne TurboThe Porsche Cayenne heaps astonishing performance into its tall-wagon crossover body. It’s a formula once thought to be heresy; now it’s old hat. Now it’s in its third generation, and thanks to a smartly re-engineered cabin and a trio of powertrains, the 2019 Cayenne earns a score of 8.0 overall. (Read more about how we rate...
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Fri May 18, 2018 10:01 pm
Fastener and metal component supplier MacLean-Fogg overhauled its entire concept of invention, implementing new design-thinking processes to spur everyday innovation.
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Fri May 18, 2018 10:01 pm
Early in his engineering career at Ford, product development and purchasing boss Hau Thai-Tang was embedded with Newman/Haas Racing for the 1993 IndyCar season. Here's what he learned.
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Fri May 18, 2018 10:01 pm
The Crosstrek, which began life as a lifted Impreza hatchback in 2012, has turned into a sales workhorse for Subaru of America.
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Fri May 18, 2018 3:09 pm
The National Automobile Dealers Association is offering a new NADA Academy training program for up-and-coming dealership employees.
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Fri May 18, 2018 2:12 pm
Joe Peter, who spent most of his career at General Motors, has retired as CFO of Nissan.
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Fri May 18, 2018 12:14 pm
He's appeared at a Tesla product unveiling and a SpaceX launch while his boardroom chairs have sat empty. Now, Steve Jurvetson is surfacing as the central figure in a debate over Tesla's governance.
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Fri May 18, 2018 10:04 am
Raj Nair, ousted in February by Ford for unspecified "inappropriate behavior," has been hired by Multimatic, which builds the GT supercar Ford developed under his leadership.
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Fri May 18, 2018 7:30 am
2018 Tesla Model 32018 Tesla Model 3 scores "Superior" rating for its crash-avoidance tech Though it hasn't yet been subjected to instrumented crash-testing, the Tesla Model 3 has aced its first safety assessment. Proposal to roll back fuel economy standards could reach White House next week The U.S. Department of Transportation could make its proposal to soften...
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Sat May 20, 7780 3:27 pm
2018 Tesla Model 3Though it hasn't yet been subjected to instrumented crash-testing, the Tesla Model 3 has aced its first safety assessment. On Tuesday, the IIHS said that it gave the Model 3 electric car its highest rating of "Superior" in its front crash prevention tests and an “Acceptable” rating for its headlights which produced some glare while set...
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Thu May 20, 7880 3:26 pm
2018 Toyota PriusThe U.S. Department of Transportation could make its proposal to soften new car fuel economy standards public by the end of the month, two officials briefed on the matter said Tuesday. The Transportation Department's proposal, which Reuters says could reach President Donald Trump's desk next week, is said to shelve Obama-era standards and freeze...
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Tue May 20, 7400 3:26 pm
2019 Hyundai Veloster, 2018 Detroit auto show2019 Hyundai Veloster price announced: Three doors for $19,385 The redesigned three-door (or is it four?) 2019 Hyundai Veloster costs $19,385 and will go on sale this summer, the automaker said Tuesday. That price represents a $400 hike over the 2017 model, but it nets buyers more power, updated safety features, and a new design. 2018 Volkswagen...
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Sat May 20, 7600 3:26 pm
2018 Volkswagen AtlasAs we hammered out plans for my buddy Doug’s bachelor party––cigars, trap shooting, the usual Minnesota stuff––my main contribution became clear: to procure a massive vehicle to haul a crew of full-grown men who would absolutely act like teenagers. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to sample the 2018 Ford...
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Tue May 20, 1000 3:26 pm
Handing over car keysDespite government efforts, keyless ignitions linked to carbon monoxide deaths Keyless ignition systems that use start buttons to let drivers to leave key fobs in their pockets provide a lot of convenience, but a new report sheds light on a failed government effort to prevent users from accidentally leaving their cars on. Slice and dice: 2019...
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Fri May 20, 0940 3:26 pm
2019 Hyundai Veloster, 2018 Detroit auto showThe redesigned three-door (or is it four?) 2019 Hyundai Veloster costs $19,385 and will go on sale this summer, the automaker said Tuesday. That price represents a $400 hike over the 2017 model, but it nets buyers more power, updated safety features, and a new design. All versions of the Veloster now include automatic emergency braking, an...
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Sun May 20, 5900 3:26 pm
MIT self-driving car with MapLite technology for rural areasResearchers at MIT have built a self-driving car that doesn’t rely on the intense amount of technology needed to make self-driving cars work in urban environments. Instead, the car is meant for use on rural roads. MIT calls the technology Maplite. The new technology works by combining GPS data with Lidar and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)...
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Thu May 20, 6280 3:26 pm
2018 Honda CivicKeyless ignition systems that use start buttons to let drivers to leave key fobs in their pockets provide a lot of convenience, but a new report sheds light on a failed government effort to prevent users from accidentally leaving their cars on. The New York Times reported Sunday that at least 20 deaths have been linked to carbon monoxide poisoning...