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Bentley announces executive reshuffle

Company boss Wolfgang Drheimer is retiring.

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Mercedes-AMG bids farewell to V12-powered G65

Mercedes is gradually phasing out the G as it prepares to launch a brand-new model.

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VW chief lashes out at Tesla: 'social responsibility' overblown

The tirade carried a seemingly agitated tone, in stark contrast to Mueller's careful presentation of statements involving the diesel emissions scandal.

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Consumer Reports fires back at Tesla over Model 3 prediction

The magazine says Tesla is 'misunderstanding' or 'conflating' its survey reports and reliability predictions.

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Maryland approves Boring Co tunnel from Baltimore to DC

The DOT refers to the project as "rapid electric transportation," but does not explicitly confirm a depressurized Hyperloop tube as Elon Musk envisions.

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Autonomous excavator aims to shake up construction business

Built Robotics suggests its self-driving dirt mover addresses a chronic labor shortage, productivity declines and worksite safety issues.

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Lotus introduces limited-edition Elise Cup 260

Lotus will build just 30 units of the high-performance Elise.

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First drive: 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63, Maybach S560 [Review]

Mercedes makes some significant changes to its S-Class range for 2018.

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Waymo parent invests $1B in Lyft amid legal spat with Uber

Alphabet apparently has confidence Lyft will continue to grow into a true rival to Uber as both ride-hailing companies deploy autonomous cars.

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Honda Super Cub production reaches 100M

Honda has built 100 million examples of the Super Cub, a major milestone for one of the most important vehicles in the history of mobility. First introduced in 1958, the various generations of the Super Cub put millions and millions of people on wheels all around the world.   

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Consumer Reports responds to Tesla complaints

Consumer Reports has responded to Tesla's complaints about the reliability rating it gave the Model 3. "Tesla seems to misunderstand or is conflating some of what we fundamentally do our Annual Reliability Survey report and the related predictions versus our car reviews and tests," the publication wrote in a statement.   

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Consumer Reports gives Tesla Model 3 average rating

Consumer Reports gave the Tesla Model 3 an average rating for reliability. The publication rated the car based on data gathered from Model S and Model X owners, explaining much of the components found in the 3 also equip Tesla's bigger models.   

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China's Changan to stop building gas engines in 2025

Under pressure from the local government, China's Changan has announced it will stop building gasoline-powered engines in 2025 to focus on battery-powered drivetrains. We expect several Chinese automakers will make similar announcements in the coming weeks.   

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Mercedes-Benz details G65 Final Edition

Mercedes-Benz is gradually killing off G-Class variants as it prepares to introduce a brand-new model early next year. The V12-powered G65 is riding into the sunset with a limited-edition model named, appropriately, Final Edition. It receives edition-specific tweaks such as bronze accents inside and out. Production is limited to just 65 examples worldwide.   

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RIP: Australia's car manufacturing industry

General Motors is closing its Holden factory today, putting an end decades of auto manufacturing in Australia. Holden was the last car factory Down Under; Ford and Toyota both shut down their facilities in recent months.   

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