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Detroit auto show is pushed back again — to fall 2021

The Detroit auto show, which was supposed to move from January to June so that events could take place outdoors, has been moved again — to September 2021. The summer debut of the North American International Auto Show had been planned for June of this year, but the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the annual extravaganza to next summer as the […]

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10 Used American Cars Every Gearhead Should Own

There are plenty of classic American cars available for pretty much any budget, so there’s no excuse for never having owned one! A gearhead is someone who is interested in mechanics and machinery, particularly cars, and especially in finding ways to improve their performance or appearance. Fixing up cars has been a popular hobby in the […]

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2021 JEEP GLADIATOR WILLYS AND WILLYS SPORT PRICED, CONFIGURATOR LIVE

The Jeep Gladiator lineup has been updated for 2021 with some new models, including the Willys and Willys Sport models. Both give some great off-road performance options and retro touches, while still providing great value. To many people, they’re the best trucks in the nine trim spread. And now, you can configure each on Jeep’s website. Here’s all the options you need to […]

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Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered cars beginning in 15 years. California has for longer than half a century been a leader in driving new, cleaner car technologies with its regulations. On Wednesday, Newsom raised the stakes: On the hood of a red […]

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Ford to build new electric vehicle center at Rouge complex, add 300 jobs

Ford Motor Co. will build a new, 500,000-square-foot electric vehicle manufacturing operation at the historic Ford Rouge Center, the automaker said Thursday, creating 300 new jobs to support battery assembly and production of hybrid and battery-electric versions of its profit-rich F-150 pick-up truck. The Blue Oval is eyeing a mid-2022 launch of the first battery-electric version of the truck. […]

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GM’s Barra talks flying cars and transforming the automaker

The idea of flying cars is back on the table at General Motors in its pursuit of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. The automaker is considering options in the aerial taxi market. Yeah, that’s right, flying cars. Those options could include making the air taxis or partnering with another firm to make them, a spokesman for GM confirmed.  […]

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GMC pushes forward with Hummer on success of current portfolio

The automaker is relishing the success of the Sierra — whose sales through the first half of 2020 were the premium truck’s best in 15 years, despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the U.S. economy. GMC’s using the performance to bolster its entry into the electric market with the Hummer EV debuting virtually Oct. 20 — electrified hardware would-be Hummer […]