Monday, April 23, 2018

We love driving the Ford Mustang. We’ve got one — a GT — in the Autoblog stable at the moment, and the keys to that V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive beast are highly coveted in the office. Some of us (well, maybe just this particular author) feel a tinge of guilt, though, when we fire it up and […]

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What this Combo with 3D Computer Vision, AR, and Machine Learning Means: Ernie Garcia’s evolving vision has been manifested again Putting Carvana & Car360 is huge in auto retailing. Combines the technology developers of consumer vehicle presentations Means more than just added transparency to vehicle sales process What the migration of Cycloramic into Carvana’s Growing […]

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Daimler might even take over a portion of Volvo. Now that Geely chairman Li Shufu is the largest single shareholder in Daimler, there’s a strong possibility that the two firms could cooperate on tech development. According to the German business publication Manager Magazin, the partnership could even extend to Daimler buying a small stake in Volvo, […]

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Johan de Nysschen, a longtime automotive industry executive, is out the door at Cadillac after four years at the helm of GM’s flagship luxury brand. Steve Carlisle will replace de Nysschen as General Motors senior vice president and president, Cadillac. Carlilse previously served as president and managing director of GM Canada. Travis Hester will replace […]

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Photo: AP Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: 86 the 87? What gas should you put in your car? The gas that the owner’s manual calls for, which, […]

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In an email to employees today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained that the reason for the Model 3 production shutdown in Fremont and Gigafactory 1 is to prepare to increase production. Substantially. Musk explained that Tesla is now shooting to more than double production of 6,000 units per week across all production processes and suppliers […]

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Ford is marking National Mustang Day by announcing that its flagship is the world’s top-selling sports coupe for the third straight year, and the blue oval announced it will enter the venerable nameplate in the NASCAR’s top stock-car racing series, replacing the Fusion. Global registrations of the Mustang in 2017 totaled 125,809 cars, based on […]

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The Ford Focus ST has been spotted putting in laps at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, signaling the hot hatchback’s arrival in early 2019. The 2020 Focus ST will go on sale soon after the arrival of the mainstream 2019 Focus next year. It’s expected to trade the old 2.0-liter turbocharged engine in for a 1.5-liter turbo from […]

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SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla has temporarily suspended its Model 3 assembly line in what the company said on Monday was a planned production pause, as the automaker continues to face challenges ramping up its new sedan. It was the second time since February that Tesla has temporarily shut down its production line for the Model […]

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