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World’s first parts-only warranty launches

Auto Express News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:33
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MotorEasy and Haynes tie up to provide protection for owners who take care of their own car maintenance

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Hyundai Vision T plug-in hybrid SUV concept teased

Auto Express News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:02
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Hyundai's new prototype will be unveiled at the 2019 LA Motor Show, sporting an active front grille and a pair of hidden LED headlamps

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Daimler takes 'reality check' on robotaxi safety and earnings potential

Auto Blog News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:53

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Daimler has taken a "reality check" on self-driving "robotaxis", acknowledging that making them safe is proving harder than first thought amid questions over their future earnings potential. Daimler would "rightsize" its spending level on robotaxis and that self-driving technology would more likely be applied to commercial vehicles for freight companies on long haul routes. Carmakers raced to develop self-driving vehicles after Google presented a prototype car in 2012, leading Daimler to devel

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Mercedes-Benz plans job cuts to save over a billion dollars by 2022

Auto Blog News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:30

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Tougher emissions rules will hit Daimler's profits in 2020 and 2021, prompting the German carmaker to seek more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in savings from cutting staff costs at its Mercedes-Benz business by the end of 2022, it said on Thursday. Daimler shares were down 2.3% in early trading at 52.17 euros, the biggest decline on Germany's DAX blue-chip index, which was down 0.3%. Management positions will be cut by around 10%, and company said it would also seek more than 300 million

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Democrat Joe Biden proposes $1.3 trillion U.S. infrastructure plan

Auto Blog News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 13:28

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Biden, a former vice president, also vowed to respond to a "full-blown recession" among U.S. manufacturers by quadrupling funding for public-partnerships that support those businesses and by investing $6 billion over three years in places that have experienced mass layoffs. "Biden will revitalize America's infrastructure and make us more competitive with the rest of the world, while also creating and sustaining quality, middle-class jobs at home," according to the campaign policy statement. De

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