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Honda Aircraft expansion could lead to increased jet production

12:39 pm PDT, October 21, 2019

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Nearly four years after delivering its first jet, Honda is facing decisions as the company better known for cars and lawnmowers considers whether to sink billions more into its decades-in-the-making aircraft division. Honda Aircraft CEO Michimasa Fujino said in an interview that a current plant expansion aimed at improving efficiency is part of the aviation division's long-term strategy and should also slightly increase production of the seven-seat, $5.2 million HondaJet Elites. "We are lookin

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Used cars in these colors are more likely to be discounted

9:32 am PDT, October 21, 2019

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The color of a used car or truck can have a big impact on its sale price. Here are the colors most and least likely to be discounted.

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Burt Reynolds’ former 1978 ‘Smokey’ Pontiac Trans Am in big auction by feds

7:11 am PDT, October 21, 2019

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This car windshield snow cover is 15% off just in time for winter

6:17 am PDT, October 21, 2019

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If you're going to be parking in your driveway or the street this winter, picking up a snow cover for your windshield is probably a good idea for making those snowy mornings slightly less annoying. This cover is frost-proof for the winter and sun-proof for the summer.

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GM strike continues while UAW members vote this week on new contract

6:11 am PDT, October 21, 2019

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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday workers at General Motors Co will stay off the job while they vote on a proposed contract that delivers higher pay for full-time workers and better terms for temporary workers, but allows the automaker to close three U.S. plants. Union leaders are giving the 48,000 striking workers until Oct. 25 to vote on the contract terms, but have recommended ratification of the deal. The decision to keep the strike going

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BMW open to additional mobility service partners

5:35 am PDT, October 21, 2019

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BMW is keen to find additional partners for the mobility services venture it runs with rival carmaker Daimler , BMW's new chief executive told a Sunday newspaper. "We would like to welcome additional partners in this area, which has great future potential," BMW boss Oliver Zipse told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAS) in an interview. Collaborations as well as a financial investments were options for any future partners, he said, adding that customers want a wide

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Tesla's Nurburgring run revs up debate over speed records

7:00 am PDT, October 20, 2019

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Tesla Inc's attempts to humble Porsche with a new lap record on Germany's legendary Nordschleife racetrack have reignited a controversy about the value of lap times, as the circuit steps in to quash claims of cheating. Porsche and U.S.-based Tesla are battling to establish supremacy in lap times for four-door electric sportscars, but comparisons are not exact, as conditions, ranging from car modifications to tyre types, vary with each test. "We want to have circumstances that can be u

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GM adds labor costs with new UAW deal, but it's a much healthier company today

8:00 am PDT, October 19, 2019

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A decade ago, high labor costs helped drag a bloated and debt-ridden General Motors into a government-funded bankruptcy. Now, a contract deal reached this week with the United Auto Workers union will raise the company's costs once again, at a time when the auto industry is facing the uncertainty of tariffs and trade wars, slowing global sales and rising capital expenses to develop autonomous and electric vehicles. Analysts say the four-year deal, if approved next week by 49,000 striking worker

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This gadget lets you stop a moving car like Spider-Man

6:00 am PDT, October 19, 2019

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Spiderman-like net stops speeding cars. ArrestNet by Pacsci EMC is a vehicle arresting system. Designed for applications like high-speed pursuits. The non-lethal vehicle system deploys in 3 seconds via remote control. When a speeding vehicle runs over ArrestNet spikes penetrate the tires. This triggers the net to deploy and wrap around the tires and stopping a dangerous situation without the use of lethal force. Each strand of the net can hold up to 1,200 lbs of force. ArrestNet by PacSci EMC

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Hummer EV could be part of GM's move into electric trucks and SUVs

1:57 pm PDT, October 18, 2019

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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to build a new family of premium electric pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant beginning in late 2021, possibly reviving the imposing Hummer brand on some of them, several people familiar with the plans said. The so-called BT1 electric truck/SUV program is the centerpiece of a planned $3 billion (2.3 billion pounds) investment in the Detroit-Hamtramck plant to make electric trucks and vans, and part

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary | Autoblog Podcast #600

12:30 pm PDT, October 18, 2019

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Plus the Buick Enclave and our long-term Subaru Forester

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