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'18 Ford Mustang EcoBoost gets standard line-lock

The Ford Mustang is getting a long list of updates for the 2018 model year, including a line-lock function for the EcoBoost-powered model. Autoblog reports the line-lock is compatible with both the six-speed manual and the 10-speed automatic transmissions.   

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Ford Transit recalled

Ford has recalled 400,000 examples of the Transit in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The affected vans are equipped with a driveshaft coupling that can separate from the vehicle, causing a complete loss of power. Ford doesn't have a solution yet; it will replace the coupling every 30,000 miles until a fix is found.   

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BAC showing Mono art car at Goodwood

British company BAC will unveil a Mono art car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The single-seater gets a black paint job with blue, green, red, and yellow stripes that reflect how air flows over the body. The livery was drawn with a software named Autodesk.   

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Buick Regal TourX pricing released

Buick has released pricing information for its first station wagon in decades. The Regal TourX starts at $29,995, according to CarsDirect, while the Preferred trim is priced at $33,575.   

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Godsil Manhattan finally debuts with CNG-powered V16

American startup Godsil has finally introduced the Manhattan -- and not the kind made with whiskey. It's a large, luxurious coupe with suicide doors and V16 engine that runs on CNG. There's no word on when the coupe billed as the "halo car for America" will arrive on our roads.   

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Despite billions in investment, LeEco's cash problems are dooming its projects

Even with billions of dollars of investment capital coming in, Chinese tech giant LeEco is still cash-strapped, TechCrunch reports. LeEco backed out of an EV development project with Aston Martin this week, forcing the British automaker to pivot to a far more exclusive scope in executing its electrification strategy.   http://tcrn.ch/2tpZUbZ

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Gas prices remain low heading into 4th of July

The nearly 38-million drivers taking to America's highways this coming weekend have at least one thing to feel good about: low gas prices. According to AAA's gas price tracker, customers in at least 60 percent of the country can find regular unleaded for just $2.24 (or less) per gallon. This is the lowest the national average has dipped since February.   http://bit.ly/2tY8w6H

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Lamborghini Centenario to show its stuff at Goodwood

If it feels like Lamborghini has debuted its Centenario a number of times, well, that's because it has. Lamborghini is calling this the Centenario's "dynamic" debut, which basically means this is the first time they've shown one moving any appreciable distance under its own power. The Centenario coupe will do 0-62 mph in just 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 217 mph. We doubt it will achieve the latter going "up the hill" at the famous UK festival.   

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Jaguar details XE Project 8 development

Jaguar has published a video that outlines how the XE SV Project 8 came to life. The short film shows every part of the development process, from the model-specific body panels to the interior modifications.   

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Porsche: 50% of sales will come from EVs in 2023

Porsche is embarking on an electric car offensive. The company will challenge Tesla with the Mission E (pictured as a concept) in 2019, and it's planning a battery-powered version of the popular Macan. All told, a full 50 percent of its global sales will come from electric cars in 2023.   http://bit.ly/2tocLLV

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