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August 9, 2016

The truck market in the U.S. is very important. This is not a buyer base you want to upset when introducing a new truck, which is why the new 2017 Super Duty poses a risk for Ford.

Mercedes to take on BMW's i with new electric car sub brand

In order to better compete with brands like Tesla, Porsche and BMW's i division, Mercedes-Benz dealers will soon have a dedicated electric car brand to offer consumers.

Karma may use a pared-down version of Tesla's direct-sales model

What goes around, comes around--and this time the "what" is Karma Automotive (formerly known as Fisker Automotive). In its new incarnation, Karma's Chinese masters have decided not to follow in the footsteps of fellow U.S. start-up, Tesla, and will instead distribute Karma vehicles largely via a network of franchised dealerships.

Ole Yeller 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Ole Yeller 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Audi's next-generation A7 has been spotted in prototype form for the first time (earlier shots showed a test mule). 

World's only titanium car can be yours for $2.78 million

Ever dreamt of a car made from titanium?

What should the new Ford Mustang range-topper be called?

The new Ford Shelby GT350R is king of Mustang mountain—for now.

2015 Nissan Leaf with CHAdeMO fast-charging cable plugged in [photo John Briggs]

2015 Nissan Leaf with CHAdeMO fast-charging cable plugged in [photo John Briggs]

From Green Car Reports:

Plug-in hybrid problem: buyers don't understand them at all

What's an electric car? It's a car powered by a battery, like your cellphone. Doesn't use gasoline.

Nissan seeks to sell AESC electric-car battery venture: report

Nissan, alone among high-volume electric car makers, owns half of the company that makes the battery cells for its cars.

Is the elevated Chinese bus really practical? Could it work?

Last week, the massive Chinese elevated bus whose renderings had rocketed around the Internet made its first test run. 

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