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GM Mulls Potential Return of Hummer Brand

Perhaps one of the most polarizing automotive brands ever, General Motors' Hummer brand met a swift death in 2010 after its gas-guzzling image and parent company's bankruptcy left it no other choice. However a new report suggests GM may be contemplating the brand's return.  Instead of returning with a portfolio of gas-guzzlers, Bloomberg reports GM is mulling the idea of reviving the…

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Chevrolet Silverado Remains at Number Three

In the never-ending war between half-ton pickup trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado has fallen into an awkward situation. The perennial number-two truck has sustained at number-three for nearly nine months now, bested by the Ram 1500.  Despite the fall to number-three, General Motors says it isn't concerned about it. Automotive News reports the company is simply blaming its launch cadence of the redesigned…

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Jeep Wrangler Owners File Class-Action Lawsuit Over 'Death Wobble'

A Jeep Wrangler owner has filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over allegations the automaker ignored a safety issue related to the vehicle's steering system.  Filed Wednesday on behalf of Clair Reynolds, a New Jersey resident, alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when…

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2020 Lincoln Aviator Fuel Economy Revealed

The all-new 2020 Lincoln Aviator is set to arrive later this summer, so details of its fuel economy are starting to trickle out. First up, the EPA estimates for the standard engine have been published, indicating the Aviator will be comparable to other midsize luxury SUVs.  According to the EPA, the twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 in the Aviator will achieve 18…

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Returns for 2020

For some time Ram was the only half-ton pickup in the U.S. that offered a diesel engine option, but that option went away after parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was accused of cheating on diesel emissions. However, those matters have been resolved so the diesel is finally in the redesigned Ram 1500.  Ram announced yesterday a redesigned version of the company's…

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