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A Glimpse Into the Post-Marchionne FCA Product Plan Coming June 1

We love FCA’s five-year plans. The automaker does not adhere strictly to them, but they provide a detailed snapshot of what the company sees as possible and which brands and vehicles are part of the vision. CEO Sergio Marchionne will present his third product and business plan on June 1. The first one was back […]

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2018 Ford F-150 XL Diesel Commercial Truck First Test

The diesel variants of Ford’s F-150 XL and XLT are available only to commercial fleet buyers. Equipped with the 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel engine, these trims will not show up at a Ford dealer unless you have a Fleet Identification Number (FIN). You should also know that the diesel engine carries a $2,400 premium over […]

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2018 Ford F-150 Diesel First Test: Knowing Your Audience

I know better. Driving from Las Vegas to Los Angeles on a Sunday afternoon is a circle of hell unto itself. After three days of touring wide-open interstates and empty state highways in Colorado and Utah, the soul-crushing, back-to-reality traffic leaving Las Vegas was an unwelcome end to a wonderful road trip. Thing is, I […]

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Subaru: Sedans, Traditional Cars Are Still Relevant

When Ford announced it was significantly cutting back its lineup of traditional cars in favor of SUVs and trucks, we all wondered whether other automakers would follow suit. So far, they haven’t. And it doesn’t look like Subaru is heading in this direction, either. Subaru’s traditional cars are still important to the lineup, according to […]

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Hear the BMW 8 Series Coupe Zip Through the Winding Roads of Wales

BMW will debut the production 8 Series Coupe on June 15 a day before the start of Le Mans. Until then, this video gives us a better indication of what to expect from the new two-door. Engineers at BMW have been testing the coupe on winding back roads throughout Wales. In this video posted by BMW […]

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