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Ford Allegedly Ending North American Fusion Production

Ford Motor Company is allegedly nixing plans to produce the third-generation Ford Fusion sedan in North America. The news comes as the automaker is informing suppliers it has no plans to produce the car here, which is spurring speculation of the sedan's possible death.  The report comes from Automotive News citing supplier and other unnamed sources. The sources state that during…

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Audi Sport Boss Confirms Electrified Models Arriving by 2020

Audi Sport isn't hiding the fact the brand will ultimately offering electrified vehicles. In fact, outgoing boss Stephan Winkelmann has confirmed Audi Sport's first battery-electric model will arrive in 2020.  Given Volkswagen Group's quest to electrify many of its models, the fact Audi's performance division has electrification plans is not at all surprising. Winkelmann told AutoCar, "from 2020 onwards, the start of…

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Minor Change for Mini Logo

BMW Group's Mini brand is refreshing something other than one of its vehicles. The quirky small car brand is introducing a new corporate logo, which will begin to appear on vehicles in March 2018.  Seen above, the new logo is a mass-simplification of the current Mini logo. Sticking with graphic design trends, the new version is "flattened" and less three-dimensional…

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Updated Mercedes-Benz G Class Interior Revealed

Mercedes-Benz has released the first official photos of the all-new G Class. The photos confirm a previously leaked photo as the real-deal insides of the ultimate luxury off-roader.  Mercedes itself is referring to the new interior as "reimagined" for the upcoming G Class. This proves to be an accurate description based on the photos. The fundamental design of this G…

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Mercedes set to Reveal MBUX Infotainment System at CES

Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to show off the brand's next infotainment system next month at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Dubbed "Mercedes-Benz User Experience" or MBUX for short, the new system actually not entirely unknown by the public. Stuttgart recently revealed photos of its upcoming A Class interior (above) that show off the new MBUX system a little early.  As…

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PepsiCo Places Largest Tesla Semi Order to Date

PepsiCo has announced it has reserved 100 Tesla Semis. The announcement marks the largest order yet for the new electric semi-truck.  The snack and beverage maker is hoping the Tesla Semi will reduce its operating costs associated with distribution and delivery. PepsiCo says it is still analyzing which routes the Tesla truck will be most effective on, but it is…

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Photos Comfirm New Ford Mustang Bullitt

Ford may be working on a new Mustang Bullitt. At least that's what a host of photos from a film shoot in Chicago seem to imply.  The keen eyes of enthusiast website Mustang6G actually spotted what appears to be a 2018 Mustang in Bullitt guise out on the street (photos at the link). Not only is the dark green color a dead…

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Anheuser-Busch Wants to Electrify Beer Delivery With Tesla Semi

Anheuser-Busch has officially placed an order for the upcoming Tesla Semi. The company joins a growing list of corporations who have pre-ordered the electrified semi-truck.  According to a press release from Anheuser-Busch, the company has formally ordered 40 Tesla Semi's, which would be used to distribute beer in a more efficient way.  “At Anheuser-Busch, we are constantly seeking new ways…

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Updated 2019 Alfa Romeo 4C Planned

The car that brought the Alfa Romeo brand back to the U.S. is allegedly getting a refresh next year. Along with the refresh will be the death of the manual transmission in the 4C as well.  The mostly carbon fiber sports car looks attractive, but journalists have cited the car's quirky handling and steering attributes. This feedback has motivated Alfa…

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New GM Trucks to Utilize Carbon Fiber Beds

General Motors is allegedly planning to utilize carbon fiber for its next-generation pickup truck beds. Generally reserved for high-end vehicles, carbon fiber will significantly cut weight on the bed design while maintaining strength similar to today's steel beds.  Due out next year, GM's next half-ton pickups are expected to use a mix of materials. The company is allegedly taking a…

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