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Sierra Club finds few dealers carry EVs; those that do don't know much about them

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 13:00

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Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by making more electric vehicle available in U.S. showrooms. The Sierra Club said its survey https://www.sierraclub.org/sites/www.sierraclub.org/files/press-room/2153%20Rev%20Up%20Report%202019_3_web.pdf of more than 900 U.S. dealerships found that 74% did not stock a single EV, but noted about 40% of dealerships in states that have adopted California's

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Gigs you can do by bike

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 20:15

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Last hurrah for Homestead: Popular track hosts final title races

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 17:19

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Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. are the title contenders, and the highest finisher among the four will clinch the championship. For Homestead, it will be a last hurrah. NASCAR moved “championship weekend” to Phoenix in 2020, leaving Homestead to settle for a March race date amid Spring Break.

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Ford workers vote to ratify new four-year UAW contract

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 16:20

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The United Auto Workers union said on Friday that rank-and-file members at Ford Motor Co have voted in favor of a new four-year labor contract with the No. 2 U.S. automaker. Talks with FCA are expected to begin on Monday, a UAW spokesman said. The union said 56.3% of Ford's hourly workers voted to approve the deal, which allowed the company to avoid a strike like the one that cost its larger rival General Motors Co about $3 billion (£2.3 billion).

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German automation talent drove Elon Musk's Tesla move into Europe

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To unclog bottlenecks last year at his Tesla Inc plant in California, Elon Musk flew in six planeloads of new robots and equipment from Germany to speed up battery production for its Model 3. Now the Tesla CEO is trying to tap that German automation ecosystem directly with Tuesday's announcement that the electric carmaker will build a European car and battery factory near Berlin. The new German factory is designed to help change all that.

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California, 22 other states sue EPA over right to set emissions standards

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 12:00

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California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles (ZEV). The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, seeks to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's decision in September to revoke portions of a waiver it granted in 2013. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, w

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Junkyard Gem: 2007 MINI Cooper

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 20:00

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This is also a Ford Mustang

Auto Blog News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 17:15

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Ford will name its new high-performance electric SUV the Mustang Mach-E. This has cheesed off a lot of people. However, join us on a tour of a past crimes against the good name Mustang. (Brace yourself 1970s).

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Mitsubishi Mirage given new look as part of 2020 facelift

Auto Express News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:23
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The updated Mitsubishi Mirage takes on the latest brand look, gets new materials inside and comes with updated infotainment

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