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Not wanting to be left out of the flurry of recent U.S. investment announcements from various automakers, General Motors arrived at the party with cash in hand and second thoughts about Mexico. GM says it will invest an extra $1 billion in its U.S. operations, with the cash covering several new vehicle projects, as well [] The post GM Brings $1 Billion to the Make America(n Manufacturing) Great Again Party, Recalls Axle Work from Mexico appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Some people have one mid-life crisis; I've had a series of them, rearing their ugly heads in widely disparate manners, off and on over the past 20 years. In fact, I'm now having midlife crises that are repeats of previous crises. Example: After a fairly successful knee surgery last month, I decided to buy some new [] The post No Fixed Abode: The Final Frontier appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Hyundai Motor Company and its Kia affiliate are starting off the New Year with a promise to float barges full of cash to U.S. shores. The automaker has announced a plan to funnel $3.1 billion into its American operations over the next five years, handily killing two birds with one stone. Not only would it [] The post Hyundai, Kia Promise $3.1 Billion U.S. Investment, Hope to Placate Trump and SUV Lovers appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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The Datsun 280ZX was sold in the United States for the 1979 through 1983 model years, and many a line of cocaine was sniffed inside these cars during their heyday as affordable sports cars. The 280ZX still shows up regularly in California wrecking yards, but most of them go unphotographed as I continue seeking out [] The post Junkyard Find: 1981 Datsun 280ZX 2+2 appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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She is on the fun of the Daily Mirror, but the story about George Michael's cars and asking for the truth about how he actually died, the front of the Daily Mirror. Yes, he is on the front of the Sun, and they have written it up, Theresa according to a report out today.
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The next-generation Lexus LS flagship's top-to-bottom revamp took some fans by surprise when it was revealed ahead of the Detroit auto show. Not only did it do away with a formal roofline, a V8 engine — which has powered the model since its inception — was no where to be found, replaced by a twin-turbocharged [] The post The Gas-powered 2018 Lexus LS Won't Be Lonely for Long appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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While it wasn't the only car company to make use of a rotary engine, it was certainly the only one to be competitive with them when pistons and pushrods would easily have sufficed. However, those days are gone. Mazda's SkyActiv technology is well suited for squeezing out an engine's true potential, but it doesn't feel particularly quirky or [] The post Spark-free SkyActiv: Mazda Seems Well Prepared for the Future, Without Electricity's Help appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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A great philosopher once said that you can't start a fire without a spark, followed by something about rhythmic movements in unlit spaces. Well, if there's a war brewing against autonomous technology and self-driving vehicles, the flashpoint might have occurred in New YorkCity and State — last week. A large trade group and labor union [] The post A War Against Self-Driving Cars Just Kicked Off in New York, But It Could Turn into Grenada appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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Mercedes-Benz and BMW have more in common than just a bitter rivalry and the Fatherland — they both feel the need to get more crossover vehicles into North America. Despite being known largely for their rich heritage of premium sedans and coupes, Bavaria's Motoren Werke and Daimler's Three-Pointed Star want to see utility vehicles replacing more of the [] The post BMW and Mercedes-Benz Expect an Even Split Between Crossovers and Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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General Motors loves to poke at its competitors, especially when it comes to trucks. We’re all familiar with its recent barrage of ads attacking Ford for using aluminum in the F-150's bed, but another ad from 2009 may be coming back to bite them. The ad in question made fun of a new feature that [] The post GM Patents Man Step' After Criticizing Ford For Selling One appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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This week, the deep-pocketed guys and girls of the car collecting world will descend upon the state of Arizona for the annual collector car auctions. From the televised glitz of Barrett-Jackson to the white-gloved stratosphere of RM Sotheby’s, there is something on the docket to fit everyone’s taste. For years, I’d watch the events on [] The post QOTD: Yelling at the TV? appeared first on The Truth About Cars .
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