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Elon Musk briefed a European battery conference on Tesla’s efforts to bring longer-range electric cars to market in the coming years, though he broke little new ground with regard to timing or other specifics. The factory Tesla is building near Berlin will make cars tailored for European buyers, including smaller models that can park in
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McLaren Automotive will call its upcoming plug-in hybrid the Artura, the latest detail to be revealed about the supercar. The electrified vehicle was previously referred to as the P16, its code-name. A McLaren spokesman said Artura is a newly created name that “represents the art of design and future technology.” McLaren released an image of
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Lamborghini has entered the head- and earphone business by teaming up with New York-based premium audio brand Master & Dynamic. Inspired by the Italian supercars, the collection consists of the MW65 Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones and the MW07 Plus True Wireless Earphones. The headphones are available in silver metal/light grey/yellow Alcantara, black metal/black yellow Alcantara
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Jeep is adding more power and capability to the Wrangler, addressing a top wish of customers and dealers, and just in time as the SUV prepares to take on the new Ford Bronco. The Wrangler Rubicon 392 packs a V-8 engine (392 cubic inches) that will deliver 470 hp and 470 pound-feet of torque, while
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As America heads into Thanksgiving week and comes to the end of this roller-coaster year of COVID-19 disruption, ALG — the forecaster of residual values across the auto industry — took a look back at 2020 and what shape the business is in going forward. ALG’s analysis may surprise many. The industry proved its resilience,
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As Infiniti reinvents its product portfolio and brand strategy, the Japanese automaker’s latest model returns to a market segment it helped invent. The QX55 coupe-style crossover, scheduled to arrive in U.S. stores next spring as a 2022 model, positions Infiniti in the high-margin sporty crossover segment now dominated by Germans brands. The new crossover hints
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One of the most controversial cars from the “Fast and Furious” franchise is the RB26-powered Ford Mustang from “Tokyo Drift.” If you’ve ever wondered why the production team decided to stuff an iconic Nissan engine in a classic American muscle car, or how it was accomplished, this video has the answers. It features Craig Lieberman—technical
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LOS ANGELES — The Honda Civic has been a staple of American motoring for nearly 50 years — but more than that, it has been a cornerstone of Honda Motor Co.’s popularity with U.S. consumers. Now, despite an onslaught of small crossovers intent on digging into the compact car’s coveted sales base of mostly young,
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The COVID-19 crisis has caused shortages of a variety of goods: From cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer to toilet paper and meat, consumers have been stocking up. People also have been buying and renting more bikes and scooters. As the pandemic drones on and consumers shy away from public transportation and shared rides, many are
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