• Amazon adjusts the outlook for its in-car Echo setup
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    Amazon adjusts the outlook for its in-car Echo setup

    With time running out on 2018, Amazon has suddenly started delivering a bunch of the Alexa-connected devices it announced in September. However, it's looking more and more like the Echo Auto that links its virtual assistant to your car stereo won't be one of them.

  • GM says it has 2,700 jobs available for workers slated to be laid off
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    GM says it has 2,700 jobs available for workers slated to be laid off

    General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be quite as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S. plants

  • Over $500,000 spills from armored truck, and $300K of it is missing
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    Over $500,000 spills from armored truck, and $300K of it is missing

    Nearly $300,000 remains missing a day after two bags of money fell out the back of an armored truck and set off a mad scramble by motorists to grab some of the fluttering bills, police in New Jersey said. More than a half-million dollars spilled Thursday from a Brink's truck near MetLife Stadium

  • 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric starts under $30,000 with tax credit
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    2019 Hyundai Kona Electric starts under $30,000 with tax credit

    The vital final detail to the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is here: pricing. The base model starts at $37,495 before the $7,500 federal tax credit, meaning that with the credit, it starts at $29,995. Well, now at least, as the tax credit is likely going to run out in the next few months for GM and the

  • This could be a Ford Focus-based pickup truck
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    This could be a Ford Focus-based pickup truck

    If Ford were to bring back the name of its old compact pickup for such a vehicle, that could mean we're looking at a Ford Courier. The owners of this particular test vehicle really don't want you to see it for what it is.

  • MoMA displays a classic Fiat 500 at its Good Design exhibition
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    MoMA displays a classic Fiat 500 at its Good Design exhibition

    The original, rear-engined Fiat 500 is a design icon thanks to its distinctly recognizable rounded shape and diminutive size. Millions were made from 1957 to 1975, plenty survive, and the car has received not one but two revivals, first in 1991 in the form of the literally named Cinquecento and then

  • 2020 Cadillac Escalade spied for the first time
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    2020 Cadillac Escalade spied for the first time

    Cadillac is expanding its crossover and SUV range with a new three-row XT6, but that doesn't mean it has forgotten about the one that started it all. As seen in the above photos, the company is testing a new version of the Cadillac Escalade. Like the new Tahoe we previously spied, the 2020 Cadillac

  • 2019 Porsche Cayenne First Drive Review | More flavor, fewer calories
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    2019 Porsche Cayenne First Drive Review | More flavor, fewer calories

    If Porsche fanatics had their way, the pitchfork-wielding minority would probably have never permitted the German carmaker to release an SUV into the market. Fifteen years and more than 770,000 units later, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne ushers in a third-generation take on Zuffenhausen's biggest sporty

  • Prius AWD-e, Subaru Forester and car museums | Autoblog Podcast #565
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    Prius AWD-e, Subaru Forester and car museums | Autoblog Podcast #565

    On the latest Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Snyder. They talk about driving the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e and the 2019 Subaru Forester. Then they discuss the weeks new, including conspiracy theories about Nissan and Carlos Ghosn, GM's EV plans and classic

  • The Grand Tour confirmed for Season 4 and 'years to come'
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    The Grand Tour confirmed for Season 4 and 'years to come'

    The Grand Tour is set to be on Prime Video for years to come, but it will be different, with Jeremy, Richard and James exclusively working on road trip specials. Information on how many shows they'll make per season wasn't released, but it will certainly be fewer than the last couple seasons

  • Infiniti electric crossover will mark a milestone at Detroit Auto Show
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    Infiniti electric crossover will mark a milestone at Detroit Auto Show

    In November, it was announced that both Nissan and Infiniti will display EV concepts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, taking place in January. Previously, it wasn't made clear what kind of vehicles they would be, but Infiniti stated today that its Detroit concept will

  • Lincoln makes Co-Pilot360 safety system standard on Nautilus
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    Lincoln makes Co-Pilot360 safety system standard on Nautilus

    In today's hectic driving environment, drivers need all the help they can get in avoiding distracted drivers and pedestrians. This is why the Lincoln Nautilus boasts the full suite of Co-Pilot360 safety features as standard equipment, something competitors sell as options. The National Highway

  • Lincoln Co-Pilot360: Advanced safety in all situations
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    Lincoln Co-Pilot360: Advanced safety in all situations

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 37,000 people lost their lives on U.S. roads in 2017. Lincoln's Co-Pilot360 suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is perhaps the most comprehensive in the industry, with features such as Pre-Collision

  • China suspends 25 percent increased tariffs on U.S. vehicles, auto parts
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    China suspends 25 percent increased tariffs on U.S. vehicles, auto parts

    China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of increased tariffs on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump'

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator configurator is live for you to play with
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    2020 Jeep Gladiator configurator is live for you to play with

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is getting closer and closer. The truck, which was revealed last month, is now up on Jeep's site, ready to be configured to your liking. Pricing isn't yet established on the building tool, but you get to click through all the configurator goodies.

  • WHO: Traffic injuries are leading killer of children and young people
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    WHO: Traffic injuries are leading killer of children and young people

    A person dies every 24 seconds from a traffic-related incident, according to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO). Annually, that adds up to approximately 1.35 million fatalities caused by road traffic injuries, a figure that is on the rise but reflects a stable rate in relation to the earth

  • NYT reveals Big Oil's secret effort to roll back car emissions regulations
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    NYT reveals Big Oil's secret effort to roll back car emissions regulations

    The New York Times has revealed a covert effort by the oil industry to roll back stringent car emissions standards enacted during the Obama administration. The effort stretched not only to the halls of Congress and the dealings of industry lobbyists, it went so far as to post bogus Facebook ads that

  • Lincoln teases a new Continental with suicide doors
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    Lincoln teases a new Continental with suicide doors

    Lincoln posted a photograph of its Continental from the 1960s on its social media channels today with a cryptic message to go along with it. Center-opening doors elevated the Lincoln #Continental of the mid 1960's to the pinnacle of mid-century style, a car driven by the likes of Pablo Picasso.

  • Trump says GM shift to electric vehicles is 'not going to work'
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    Trump says GM shift to electric vehicles is 'not going to work'

    And he says new trade deal makes it 'very uncomfortable' for GM to build cars outside the U.S.

  • Nissan sues Ghosn's sister while Renault finds no irregularities in his pay
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    Nissan sues Ghosn's sister while Renault finds no irregularities in his pay

    Nissan sued ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn's sister on Tuesday in a Rio de Janeiro court for "unjust enrichment," according to judicial records seen by Reuters. The suit is the latest twist to a bitter legal fight between Ghosn and Nissan over the contents of a beachfront apartment that

  • 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet spied undisguised
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    2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet spied undisguised

    Now that the 992 generation of the Porsche 911 is officially in the wild, Porsche is readying the next Cabriolet for its eventual release. Nothing seems particularly out of place except for an awkward line going from the rear quarter panel to the retractable wing. Beyond that, Porsche appears to be

  • First Toyota Supra to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson
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    First Toyota Supra to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson

    Yesterday brought some unofficial Toyota Supra news in that we got to see the front end of the car without any disguise whatsoever. Today, Toyota is officially announcing that the first Supra made will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ. Toyota also dropped a teaser of the Supra&

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the Daytona 500's first Pace Pickup
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    Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the Daytona 500's first Pace Pickup

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is returning to the famous Daytona International Speedway in 2019, but the driving situation will be much more relaxed than what he's accustomed to. Chevrolet has a stacked history of running pace vehicles at some of world's biggest races. Chevrolet skipped a year, as Peyton

  • Ex-Porsche CEO thinks microwave ignition can save the combustion engine
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    Ex-Porsche CEO thinks microwave ignition can save the combustion engine

    Gasoline engines still have a place in our future according to a company called Micro Wave Ignition (MWI). This process burns fuel at a lower temperature, which MWI says can cut consumption of gasoline by up to 30 percent, and emissions by as much as 80 percent. It's natural to be skeptical of