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UAW worried about slumping sedan sales

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is worried about the impact the decline of sedans will have on jobs in the United States. "We are tracking it and we are addressing it," UAW president Dennis Williams told Reuters. He added he's in talks with General Motors to find a solution that would preserve as many jobs as possible.   


Ford Fiesta axed in America

Ford has confirmed it will stop selling the tiny Fiesta in the United States. "In North America, especially the U.S., the demand for such vehicles is declining, and we are reacting accordingly," the company said.   


Enthusiast building Hellcat-powered Prius

A company named American Racing Headers is turning an unassuming Toyota Prius into a monster. Through extensive fabrication work, the team has managed to stuff a supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 engine into the hybrid's engine bay.


GM launches in-vehicle app development tool

General Motors announced Friday the launch of its GM Dev Client--an in-vehicle testing app which gives authorized developers the ability to test their applications in an actual GM car. Interested developers can register at   


2018 Infiniti Q50 to start at $35,105

Infiniti announced Friday that the 2018 Q50 2.0t PURE model will start at $34,200 plus destination. The range-topping Red Sport 400 AWD will start at $53,000 and the 360-horsepower Hybrid at $50,600.   


First look: 2018 Infiniti Q50

"The Q50 Red Sport is just as at home cruising the highway as it is carving a back road."


Next Jeep Wrangler getting power sliding hard top

Jeep is serious about modernizing the Wrangler. The next-generation model -- which is known as the JL internally -- will be optionally available with a power sliding hardtop, a first in the model's long history.   


MINI could build electric model in the U.K. after all

A top BMW executive recently hinted MINI's long-rumored electric car might not be built in England in the wake of Brexit. However, Reuters reports the battery-powered model will be built in Oxford, England, after all.   


New XC40 will be the most colorful Volvo ever

Volvo promises the new XC40 will be its most colorful model ever. Volvo promises the SUV will offer "a broad selection of possible color combinations range from a solid, monochromatic theme, to dual compositions in vivid colors that lends themselves to self-expression." The interior will "deliver a truly youthful and premium feel."   


2018 Subaru Impreza gets small price hike

The latest Subaru Impreza is about $140 more expensive for its second model year on the market. It receives a feature that turns the headlights on automatically when the wipers are activated, while Sport models equipped with a manual transmission benefit from a short-throw shifter designed by STI.