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Alfa Romeo Giulietta review: ‘I keep scaring myself to death’ – The Guardian

Price: £18,555Top speed: 121mph0-62mph: 9.4 secondsMPG: 45.6CO2: 144g/km It’s Italian, it’s stunning and its name references the greatest love story ever written… But spend a week with Giulietta from Alfa Romeo and you’ll soon be booking sessions with Relate. Like most relationships, it started so well. You spotted the car across a crowded car park and your eyes were drawn by those dramatic lines. The rimless headlamps and plunging codpiece…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Can Southern California, built for cars, be reworked to encourage behavior that combats climate change? – Los Angeles Times

To the editor: I am a native of Southern California. I came of legal driving age in the 1960s during the era of car songs by the Beach Boys and Steve McQueen’s cars and car movies. Randy Newman’s “I Love L.A.” later on made it clear that SoCal was still about cars. (“Entitled drivers are getting in the way of California’s climate change efforts,” editorial, Sept. 20) As I write…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

One ‘auto-airhead’ took on a new career as an auto mechanic, and brought a group of women with her – CNBC

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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Alfa Romeo Giulietta review: ‘I keep scaring myself to death’ – The Guardian

Price: £18,555Top speed: 121mph0-62mph: 9.4 secondsMPG: 45.6CO2: 144g/km It’s Italian, it’s stunning and its name references the greatest love story ever written… But spend a week with Giulietta from Alfa Romeo and you’ll soon be booking sessions with Relate. Like most relationships, it started so well. You spotted the car across a crowded car park and your eyes were drawn by those dramatic lines. The rimless headlamps and plunging codpiece…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

How electric cars could create biggest disruption since iPhone – Daily Comet

By Jessica Shankleman and Hayley Warren / Bloomberg It’s 10 years since Apple unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil. The rise of Tesla and its rivals could be turbo-harged by complementary services from Uber Technologies and Alphabet Inc.’s…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

One ‘auto-airhead’ took on a new career as an auto mechanic, and brought a group of women with her – CNBC

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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

One ‘auto-airhead’ took on a new career as an auto mechanic, and brought a group of women with her – CNBC

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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Mazda Recalls 60000 Cars Over Airbag and Power Steering Issues – Fortune

The passenger air bag is affected as well Mazda has recalled more than 60,000 cars throughout the U.S. and Canada due to a wiring problem that can impede power-assisted steering, as well as the passenger airbag. Mazda 6 sedans produced in 2015 and 2016 are subject to the recall. Wires in these cars beneath the front passenger seat can rub against welding debris and cause an electrical shortage, the company…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

One ‘auto-airhead’ took on a new career as an auto mechanic, and brought a group of women with her – CNBC

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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Diesel Long Term Verdict – Motor Trend

No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote It was hard for me to not get attached to “my” 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4×4 Duramax long-termer. We’ve been through a lot together over the past 12 months and 28,155 miles—nearly a dozen national and state parks and forests, tons of road trips, and plenty of hauling. I’ve enjoyed driving the Colorado so much that despite being given the opportunity…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R Race Car is Now For Sale – Motor Trend

No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote A cool $259,000 is the starting price of the race-ready Camaro GT4.R, now available for sale to the public. Based on the Camaro ZL1 production car, the GT4.R is built to meet global GT4 regulations thanks to Chevrolet’s technical partner Pratt & Miller Engineering, who constructs and sells the race car. The two race teams that have purchased the Chevrolet Camaro…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Is Ford Motor Company (F) Undervalued? – Yahoo Finance

Let’s talk about the popular Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). The company’s shares saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the NYSE over the last few months. With many analysts covering the large-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Today I will analyse the most recent data on…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

NAFTA talks intensify; US seen putting off key demand on autos – Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement intensified on Saturday although U.S. negotiators looked set to once again withhold proposals for one of the Trump administration’s most challenging issues. Teams from the United States, Mexico and Canada kicked off the third of seven planned rounds of discussions in Ottawa amid warnings from trade experts that time was quickly running out to seal a deal by…

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

NAFTA talks intensify; US seen putting off key demand on autos – Reuters.com

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement intensified on Saturday although U.S. negotiators looked set to once again withhold proposals for one of the Trump administration’s most challenging issues. Teams from the United States, Mexico and Canada kicked off the third of seven planned rounds of discussions in Ottawa amid warnings from trade experts that time was quickly running out to seal a deal by…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

This Abandoned Lot Is A Time Capsule For Regular Cars – Jalopnik

Photo: Alex Hevesy/Jalopnik Every neighborhood has a story of some abandoned lot somewhere full of late 60’s to early 70’s American muscle cars, just waiting to be discovered, or they’ve heard of a warehouse stocked with Italian sports cars ready to be restored. That’s not really the case with my neighborhood’s abandoned lot. Its inventory is much humbler but I believe it’s equally as interesting. The “collection” is as follows:…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Why Tesla Was Right to Extend Its Cars’ Battery Life During Irma – Fortune

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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Aston Martin CEO: Green vehicle regulations are meaningless and … – CNBC

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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Audi on fuel cells: Maybe later – Automotive News (subscription) (blog)

FRANKFURT — It wasn’t quite the ringing endorsement hydrogen fuel cell fans wanted to hear. Speaking on the eve of the auto show here, Volks- wagen CEO Matthias Mueller broadcast his company’s sprawling electrification plans for the next 12 years: $24 billion invested in zero-emission vehicles, 80 new EVs by 2025 and an electric version of all 300 group models by 2030. Yet fuel cells registered barely a…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Aston Martin CEO: Green vehicle regulations are meaningless and ‘just spin’ – CNBC

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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Watch a Bunch of Beater Cars Go Flying Off a 300-Foot Cliff in Alaska – The Drive

Fireworks and the Fourth of July go together like, well, apple pie and America. But the big ones ain’t cheap, and it’s hard to put on a good show with a bunch of Roman candles. So a hunting lodge in Alaska came up with a solution that we at The Drive believe should be adopted by people across the country in lieu of sparklers: Launching old, junked-up cars off the…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017