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September 24, 2018

2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude

Deep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its countless habitats could send waves of change through its undergrowth. Instead, the Biltmore Forestry School taught practical, steady, and deliberate change.

VW looks back to TDI for pricing on upcoming electric vehicles

Volkswagen, as it develops several vehicles on its new modular electric platform (MEB) and plans dozens more, is looking past Tesla and aiming to go “Electric for All.”

Amazon rolls out Echo Auto for Alexa voice-activated capability in almost any car

Amazon announced Thursday the launch of Echo Auto, an in-car device that brings the familiar Alexa system to your car.

President Donald Trump in his new Cadillac “Beast” armored limo

President Donald Trump in his new Cadillac “Beast” armored limo

From Motor Authority:

President Trump's new limo, "The Beast," has reported for duty

One of the perks of being the head of state of a major country is that you normally receive a heavily armored albeit still plush limo to ride in.

John Cena's 2017 Ford GT to trade hands for third time

The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena is set to cross a Mecum auction block next month—less than two months after it was sold for $1,540,000 at a Monterey Car Week auction.

Mercedes-Benz will unveil new B-Class at 2018 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that its redesigned B-Class minivan will be unveiled at next month's 2018 Paris auto show.

Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

From Green Car Reports:

Will Volkswagen's electric Microbus be made in the USA?

Volkswagen is expecting to launch at least three new all-electric vehicles in the U.S. in the next five years.

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

Diesel is dead. At least, for Porsche it is.

State officials telegraph looming fight to proposed federal EPA rollbacks

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and state attorneys general from California and Maryland said Friday that they will vigorously fight proposed rollbacks by the EPA to federal emissions standards ahead of public hearings scheduled for next week.

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