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10 new cars that owners keep the longest – CBS News

Jerry Edgerton – feature On Twitter» Jerry Edgerton, author of Car Shopping Made Easy, has been covering the car beat since Detroit companies dominated the U.S. market. The former car columnist for Money magazine and Washington correspondent for Business Week, Edgerton specializes in finding the best deals on wheels and offering advice on making your car last.

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sphero’s new interactive Cars figure features impressive robotics – The Verge

Sphero garnered lots of attention nearly two years ago for making an interactive BB-8 that could roll around the house and respond to The Force Awakens. Now the company is broadening its Disney partnership with a new toy based on the main character from Cars, Lightning McQueen. Kids can drive it around, play games, and hang out with the toy. Though it feels strange calling this thing a toy, because…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chinese Billionaire Adds Proton, Lotus to Expanding Auto Empire – Bloomberg

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu is buying Malaysia’s unprofitable national carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd. pretty much for two reasons: access to 600 million consumers in Southeast Asia and the brand cachet of Lotus Cars. Li’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which also owns the upscale Sweden-based Volvo Cars, announced Wednesday that it will buy 49.9 percent of Proton and a 51 percent stake in Lotus Cars. The two parties are still in…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

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Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

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Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

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Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

India’s electric vehicles push likely to benefit Chinese car makers – Reuters

NEW DELHI India’s ambitious plan to push electric vehicles at the expense of other technologies could benefit Chinese car makers seeking to enter the market, but is worrying established automakers in the country who have so far focused on making hybrid models. India’s most influential government think-tank unveiled a policy blueprint this month aimed at electrifying all vehicles in the country by 2032, in a move that is catching the…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

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Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

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Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

India’s electric vehicles push likely to benefit Chinese car makers – Reuters

NEW DELHI India’s ambitious plan to push electric vehicles at the expense of other technologies could benefit Chinese car makers seeking to enter the market, but is worrying established automakers in the country who have so far focused on making hybrid models. India’s most influential government think-tank unveiled a policy blueprint this month aimed at electrifying all vehicles in the country by 2032, in a move that is catching the…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Will Cars Ever Die? – Deadspin

Illustration by Sam Woolley Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re talking animal attacks, pee tapes, Red Vines, and more. Before we get into the Funbag, here are some quick announcements. First of all, I started a newsletter, which you can subscribe to here if you feel like doing that to yourself. Secondly, The Hike comes out in…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2018 Audi SQ5 – Car and Driver

It’s been a while since Audi has done anything to surprise us. But who needs surprises when sales are strong and the cars are good? Audi has been on a roll for years now in the States, and the popular Q5 crossover has been a big part of that success—the first-generation Q5 had its second-best sales year ever in 2016, a full eight years after its debut. It’s no wonder,…

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2018 Audi SQ5 First Drive | Review | Car and Driver – Car and Driver

It’s been a while since Audi has done anything to surprise us. But who needs surprises when sales are strong and the cars are good? Audi has been on a roll for years now in the States, and the popular Q5 crossover has been a big part of that success—the first-generation Q5 had its second-best sales year ever in 2016, a full eight years after its debut. It’s no wonder,…

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Here’s why Ford is panicking in self-driving cars: Alphabet is years ahead of everybody – CNBC

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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Audi Tears Open The Performance Envelope With New S And RS Models – Forbes

American luxury car buyers with a penchant for performance are in luck. Virtually all the world’s premium brands are stepping up efforts to meet the demand for hot versions of existing models. Audi photo 2018 Audi S5 coupe combines svelte design with exhilarating performance. Although marketing costs increase for automakers, the margins on new performance variants can be significant and the showroom halo effect is worthy. The result is an…

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Aston Martin’s New Car Will Have a Custom Driver’s Seat Scanned to Your Body – Fortune

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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ford ousts CEO as auto industry faces biggest transformation ever – Los Angeles Times

In the latest sign that driverless cars and other revolutionary new technologies are shaking automakers to their roots, the chief executive of Ford Motor Co. just got tossed. The replacement of Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, who had been running a new unit focused on cutting-edge transportation, is a big deal for Ford. But with the auto industry in upheaval, it’s only the opening act in a long-running drama that…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

The Other Auto Story – Morningstar.com

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Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017