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Lincoln electric SUV to use Ford-backed Rivian's 'skateboard' chassis

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A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, will be the first Ford Motor Co vehicle built on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, which was developed by Ford-backed startup Rivian, according to several people familiar with the program. The all-wheel-drive Lincoln SUV could compete against Rivian's R1S, an electric sport utility vehicle slated to go into production in early 2021 that will be priced from $72,500. Both models will use Rivian's so-called skateboard,

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Autoblog is Live: Playing Rocket League

Auto Blog News Feed - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 18:50

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We're playing F1 2019 today.

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Ford Capris and Escorts to star in CCA fast Ford auction

Auto Express News Feed - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 15:45
News 26 Nov, 2019

Exciting line-up of fast Fords set to go under the hammer at December CCA auction including Capris and a 1971 Escort Mexico

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Thor24 hammers for $12 million

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Elon Musk will testify in his own defense in 'pedo guy' defamation trial

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Tesla Inc's chief executive, Elon Musk, will testify in his own defense against a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer, Musk's lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Vernon Unsworth is suing Musk for calling him a "pedo guy." Musk posted the tweet after Unsworth accused Musk in a CNN interview of grandstanding by offering to help Unsworth's diving team rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July 2018.

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Audi will slash 9,500 jobs to save $6.6 billion by 2029

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Audi on Tuesday announced a major restructuring scheme, slashing around 9,500 jobs until 2025 in an effort to adopt production to the e-mobility era and achieve billion-euro cost savings. "The resulting savings of around 6 billion euros will secure the strategic operating profit margin corridor of 9 to 11% and will be invested in projects of the future such as electrification and digitalisation," the company said in a statement. Audi said that the cost savings would be achieved by 2029.

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde unveiled

Auto Express News Feed - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 10:27
News 26 Nov, 2019

The special edition model marks 50 years since Concorde’s first flight, with only 10 examples being produced

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