For Europe’s automakers, a great leap into the unknown began on New Year’s Day, when European Union emissions standards that require a fleet average of 95 grams per kilometer of CO2 took effect. The numbers are stark. According to the EU, fleet emissions in 2018 were 120g/km, which means automakers need a 21 percent reduction
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Bowling Green, Ky., has the National Corvette Museum. Milwaukee has the Harley-Davidson Museum. And now, Toledo, Ohio, aims to have a museum dedicated to Jeep, a brand that’s been closely tied to that city for nearly 80 years. A nonprofit group in Toledo says it plans to open The Jeep Experience, which would have interactive
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Blockbuster products will hit the U.S. market in 2020. Many will stir their segments as fresh competitors. And all are eagerly awaited by retailers and customers. Among the market launches: an SUV from Aston Martin, a midengine Corvette, a redesigned Ford F-150, an EV crossover with the Mustang name, the Tesla Model Y crossover and
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Collecting, managing and analyzing data from self-driving, connected and electric vehicles has become key for automakers and developers as they advance vehicle technology. The demand for different metrics on the data from these vehicles has led to a unit of cellphone giant BlackBerry Limited and automotive software company Renovo collaborating on a new platform. The
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ISTANBUL — A manager at Turkish jet operator MNG Jet has told authorities that he assisted unwittingly in the escape of ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn from Japan because he had been threatened by a former acquaintance, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Saturday. Turkish authorities have arrested five suspects, including MNG Jet operations manager Okan Kosemen, on
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For those with traditional internal-combustion engines in their cars, there’s no such thing as “one-pedal” driving. For those with experience driving a plug-in hybrid or purely battery-electric car, it’s a unique benefit. To explain what exactly one-pedal driving is, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here with an episode dedicated to the function. In the
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is a solid crossover entry point into the luxury German brand. The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the smallest crossover in the automaker’s lineup and has been since it was introduced in 2015. The design of the GLA has aged well, even as competitors have outperformed it and offered better standard equipment. For
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The former Consumer Electronics Show, now known simply as CES, lacks the new-model cachet of a premiere world auto show. And carmakers are not yet using the Las Vegas electronics extravaganza to shine the spotlight on their newest creations. But as the auto industry grapples with technology-fueled disruption from electrification, autonomous driving and upstart business
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MILAN — A maintenance worker was killed on Friday at a plant of Italian light commercial vehicles maker Sevel, according to a spokesman for Fiat Chrysler, which operates the unit under a joint venture agreement with PSA Group. The worker was employed by a subcontractor for Fiat Chrysler’s Comau industrial automation unit, the spokesman said.
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Though very expensive at the top end, the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace is well-equipped in base trim, has a long list of options, and a great warranty, not to mention good infotainment. It’s not much of a value, though. We give it 8 out of 10 here.  Other competitors undercut the 2020 F-Pace significantly in terms
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