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October 13, 2017

Uncle Sam bets on self-driving trucks to save Post Office

The United States Postal Service has a long and proud history of delivery people weathering the elements to make sure you get your mail — and occasionally, you neighbor's bills and postcards, too.

2018 Volvo XC60 gets IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

The IIHS has good news for Volvo's newest crossover SUV.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica S: Darth Vader's minivan has arrived

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica S is one of two things. It's either confirmation that black wheels are here to stay, or it's a sign that this trend is past its peak.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

From Motor Authority

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI's manual transmission bites the dust

We hope you weren't planning to #GiveAShift in a shiny new 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Because you can't.

2018 Infiniti QX80 teased, coming to Dubai Motor Show

Infiniti has, quite literally, big plans for the 2017 Dubai Motor Show next month. The luxury brand will reveal the next-generation QX80, the full-size SUV Infiniti previewed earlier this year at the New York Auto Show with the Monograph concept.

Volkswagen Group promises electric trucks and buses by 2018

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the Volkswagen Group’s commercial vehicles unit responsible for the Man and Scania brands, and also a strategic partner of Navistar in the United States, is the latest to announce a commitment to electrification.

Bosch 48-volt lithium-ion battery for mild-hybrid systems

Bosch 48-volt lithium-ion battery for mild-hybrid systems

Bosch creates off-the-shelf 48-volt battery for mild-hybrid systems

Whether car buyers are ready or not, many future cars will boast some sort of electrification.

Norway proposes electric car tax that could affect Tesla significantly

Norway is likely the friendliest place on Earth for electric cars.

11,000 Tesla Model X crossovers recalled for faulty seat mechanism

Electric car builder Tesla is calling back 11,000 examples of its Model X crossover to rectify a folding rear-seat issue.

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