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Finding It an Odd Fit, Fiat Chrysler Will Spin Off Ferrari – New York Times


New York Times
Finding It an Odd Fit, Fiat Chrysler Will Spin Off Ferrari
New York Times
LONDON – Dreaming of owning a Ferrari? Now might be your chance to acquire the brand — for your stock portfolio. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Wednesday that it planned to spin off Ferrari, the Italian luxury sports car maker, listing its shares

High-end cars have high-end prices for part replacements – Great Falls Tribune


Great Falls Tribune
High-end cars have high-end prices for part replacements
Great Falls Tribune
I have a 2004 Acura RL that had developed an intermittent headlight problem where one of the headlights would go off unexpectedly. The quick solution was to turn the lights off and then immediately back on, and the faulty headlight also would come back on.

Volkswagen’s China JV recalls cars over air bag issue – Reuters


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Volkswagen's China JV recalls cars over air bag issue
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Ltd, a joint venture of Volkswagen AG VOW_p.DE and a Chinese state-owned carmaker, will recall 270,635 Audi (NSUG.DE) cars in China to fix a problem with air bag software, China's quality watchdog …
VW recalls 270000 cars in China to fix airbagsCBS News
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FAW-Volkswagen recalls 270635 cars in ChinaXinhua

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Consumer Reports 6 least reliable cars might surprise you – azcentral.com


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Consumer Reports 6 least reliable cars might surprise you
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The hybrid version of the Lexus 300, called 300h, is another of the top cars int the survey. Owners of 2014 models reported few problems. But at the bottom of the reliability list were three cars and three SUV's that were the six least reliable cars
Consumer Reports: The most and least reliable cars9NEWS.com
Reliability survey: Infotainment 'plagues' new carsUSA TODAY
Consumer Reports Reveals Most, Least Reliable CarsNBC4 Washington
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Silicon Valley can keep its Teslas and robotic cars: Slovakia’s AeroMobil just … – VentureBeat

Silicon Valley can keep its Teslas and robotic cars: Slovakia's AeroMobil just
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In 2013, a previous prototype of the car was certified by Slovakia's Aviation Authority for use in that country. The latest prototype is now undergoing testing for certification in Slovakia, and the company says it's close to being commercially available.

Weak Oversight, Deadly Cars – New York Times


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Weak Oversight, Deadly Cars
New York Times
WHEN regulators sleep and auto companies place profits over safety, safety defects pile up. A record number of vehicles — more than 50 million — have been recalled this year, a result of congressional hearings and Justice Department prosecutions
Air Bag Recalls Should Include Newer Cars, Watchdog SaysBloomberg
AutoNation Halts Sales of Cars in Air Bag RecallsABC News
AutoNation Stops Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Air BagsNBCNews.com
ClaimsJournal.com -Wall Street Journal
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Self-driving cars are starting to evolve – Ars Technica


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Self-driving cars are starting to evolve
Ars Technica
Today was the third day of Ars UNITE, our virtual conference, and the topic of the day was the advent of the self-driving car. Our self-driving car feature this morning looked at the technological solutions that will soon allow our cars to drive

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Avis Budget Prices Rental Cars Like Airline Seats, and You’re Paying More – Businessweek


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Avis Budget Prices Rental Cars Like Airline Seats, and You're Paying More
Businessweek
Tired of such weak pricing, Avis Budget (CAR) is taking a page from the airline industry. For decades, companies selling seats on planes have been perfecting the algorithmic arts of revenue management. The goal is to sell every seat for as much as

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New Season Of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Is Full Of Amazing Cars – Jalopnik


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New Season Of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Is Full Of Amazing Cars
Jalopnik
We love Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee around here because it combines comedy and cars, our two favorite things, and adds coffee, which we don't hate either. And this season, Seinfeld is going bonkers with the cars. Ferrari Daytona!
'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Season 5 Trailer: Seinfeld, Jimmy Fallon Deadline.com
Amy Schumer to Jerry Seinfeld: 'Wait, is our car smoking?'USA TODAY
Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Fallon on a Boat in New 'Comedians in Cars Getting TheWrap
Autoblog (blog) -Uproxx -Entertainment Weekly
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Nissan Leaf-To-Home Electric-Car Power Tests: More Practical For U.S. With … – Green Car Reports


Green Car Reports
Nissan Leaf-To-Home Electric-Car Power Tests: More Practical For U.S. With
Green Car Reports
Nissan and other makers are beginning to view electric cars not as just as transportation, but as mobile energy-storage units that can provide emergency power and take stress off electrical grids. This month the carmaker will begin testing its Leaf-To

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