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Ford also opening up EV, hybrid patents, with a price tag

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Ford will sell its electric vehicle and hybrid technology patents to anyone who's interested.

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Ford also opening up EV, hybrid patents, with a price tag originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 11:35:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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FCA cuts powertrain warranties to 60k miles

Autoblog - 6 min 56 sec ago

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FCA US is citing industry practices as the reason for cutting its powertrain warranty to five years or 60,000 miles. The change affects gasoline-fueled, 2016 model year vehicles from Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Trucks.

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FCA cuts powertrain warranties to 60k miles originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 11:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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FCA follows GM, drops 100,000-mile powertrain warranty

Leftlane - 47 min 34 sec ago
The company is switching to a five-year/60,000-mile warranty for the 2016 model year.






Mercedes-AMG GT pressed into service as DTM safety car

Autoblog - 52 min 56 sec ago

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Already setting the pace in Formula One, the Mercedes-AMG GT S has now been called in to serve as a safety car for Germany's fast-paced DTM touring car series.

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Mercedes-AMG GT pressed into service as DTM safety car originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 10:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Jaguar J-Pace on track for 2019 arrival?

Leftlane - 1 hour 19 min ago
The J-Pace will slot above the F-Pace, borrowing the Range Rover's aluminum platform, the report claims.






Marchionne urges industry consolidation, again

Autoblog - 1 hour 38 min ago

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Fiat Chrysler mastermind Sergio Marchionne is convinced that the industry will see another merger between major automakers within the next three years.

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Marchionne urges industry consolidation, again originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 09:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW working on RWD 2 Series Gran Coupe, report claims

Leftlane - 2 hours 59 sec ago
The four-door coupe is said to be aimed at the Mercedes-Benz CLA and slated for 2018 or later.






May sales seen down 1 percent

Leftlane - 2 hours 12 min ago
May sales could finish in the red.






Car-hacking threats get Congressional scrutiny

Autoblog - 2 hours 22 min ago

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Congress wants to know more about how federal regulators and major car manufacturers plan to protect drivers from automotive cyber attacks.

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Car-hacking threats get Congressional scrutiny originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 08:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ford expands Takata airbag recall roster

Leftlane - 2 hours 57 min ago
More than 1.5 million Ford vehicles are now subject to the campaign.






SC, New York playing good cop-bad cop with Uber, Lyft

Autoblog - 3 hours 10 min ago

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A look at how the state of South Carolina and the city of New York are dealing with ridehailing apps shows there's a lot of diversity of thought.

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SC, New York playing good cop-bad cop with Uber, Lyft originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2015 07:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Next BMW X3 to get plug-in hybrid, M-tuned variants?

Leftlane - 8 hours 20 min ago
The first-ever X3 M will boast a M3-sourced twin-turbocharged straight-six.






Ssangyong to build Wrangler-fighting SUV for US market?

Leftlane - 10 hours 57 min ago
The SUV will be primarily aimed at the North American market.






Xcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3's PDK

Autoblog - 15 hours 6 min ago

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Xcar takes a whirl in the current 911 GT3 to try and ascertain whether Porsche's decision to give it a dual-clutch transmission over a manual was the right one.

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Ram takes out frustrations on Camry

Autoblog - 15 hours 51 min ago

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In case you've ever wondered, the Animal Kingdom can hold its own when it comes to our paltry automobiles.

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Crushing 1984 Ford Ranger to make a point about clean cars

Autoblog - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:30

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In support of a program to help low-income buyers purchase zero-emissions vehicles, a California politician recently crushed an '84 Ranger at a rally. Arnold Schwarzenegger also blew a car up in support of the initiative.

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Takata adds millions to recall expansion in US [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 22:44

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.

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Takata adds millions to recall expansion in US [UPDATE] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 17:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Volvo XC60 safety demonstration goes awry

Autoblog - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 21:29

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A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.

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Volvo XC60 safety demonstration goes awry originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 16:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Land Rover Discovery to get SVX treatment?

Leftlane - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 20:55
The Special Vehicle Operations team is said to be working on an extreme off-road variant.






Brabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybrid

Autoblog - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 20:45

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Benz tuner extraordinaire Brabus tunes the Mercedes S500 PHEV sedan into the luxuriously high-performance PowerXtra B50 Hybrid, complete with 500 horsepower plugged in and ready to go.

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