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Congress may play key role in fate of NAFTA

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

President Trump doesn't have a completely free hand when it comes to trade. Congress has certain authorities to regulate international commerce, and NAFTA was enabled by a series of domestic laws that only Congress can change. ...

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Dealership group moves referral program online

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Max Madsen Auto Group, among other dealerships, has moved its referral programs, which reward customers for referring friends or family to the store, online.

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Ex-NBA star Vinnie Johnson's parts company transitions to the big league

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Ex-NBA star Vinnie Johnson's acquisition of Irvin Automotive Products could transform his privately held Piston Group into a major league auto industry supplier with a shot at supporting vehicle programs globally. ...

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GM supply numbers still show some trouble spots

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

General Motors has aggressively cut inventory and production levels this year amid plateauing U.S. sales and pressure from Wall Street to align production with demand. But it may not be done downsizing its operations just yet. ...

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Land Rover dealer's suit says his territory is too big

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Land Rover Orlando claims the area it is responsible for is so large, it can't meet sales targets

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Nissan halts Japan-market output

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Nissan has suspended production of Japan-market vehicles for two weeks after it concedes uncertified workers kept inspecting cars after earlier recall.

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Nissan's Diaz takes Mitsubishi role

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Fred Diaz has moved below the radar screen to Nissan's new partner Mitsubishi where he will be in charge of performance optimization.

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Old Chrysler hand Tom Pappert still seethes over 2009 dealer cuts

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Almost 20 years after he retired as Chrysler's top sales guy, Tom Pappert hasn't gotten over what happened to dealers in 2009.

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Prime Motor scales up to survive, sells stake to GPB Capital

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

GPB Capital replaced Abrams Capital as majority investor in Prime Motor Group. GPB and Prime see the deal as a bid for survival in a changing auto-retail world.

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Some auto dealers shun e-contracting, preferring paper

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Going digital can be worrisome for dealership employees who have been handling deals the same way for decades.

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Toyota marks milestone on autonomous vehicle testing

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

U.S.-based Toyota Research Institute demonstrates its autonomous vehicle platform, and declares it's very much in the race to build advanced safety systems and robot cars.

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Toyota to showcase vehicles driven by emotion

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Toyota will add two more models to its Concept-i mobility portfolio, with an accent on learning what mood a driver is in.

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Kyle Larson has stunning end to his NASCAR Cup Playoff run at Kansas

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 02:05:14

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Updated NASCAR Cup Series Playoff standings after Kansas

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 01:57:27

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Video: Huge crash shakes up NASCAR’s Cup playoff picture at Kansas

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 01:41:09

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Martin Truex Jr. fights back for NASCAR Cup win in drama filled race at Kansas

Monday the 23rd of October, 2017 at 00:16:07

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Max Verstappen hopes fans won’t return for next year’s F1 US Grand Prix

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 22:36:06

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Lewis Hamilton dominates for victory in F1 US Grand Prix

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 21:58:14

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Mercedes F1 clinches fourth consecutive Constructors' Championship

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 21:42:00

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Intel poised to roll out first batch of self-driving cars

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 21:27:39

Computer chipmaker Intel, which announced plans in August to build a fleet of 100 self-driving cars, is preparing to roll out its first batch of 25 units this year in California and Phoenix.

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Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 15:49:26

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.

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NASCAR crew member passes away after heart attack in Kansas

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 14:56:06

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Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 12:58:06

Toyota said it will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland.

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Camera-fed video displays expected to surge globally

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

IHS Markit predicts a surge in global production of panoramic rearview display cameras -- even though safety regulators are still undecided about them.

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High-tech taxi for old-school Japan

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

In the era of Uber and ride-hailing, Toyota is turning its attention to building a better taxi that could give Tokyo's streetscape its biggest makeover in two decades.

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Hyundai is close to naming Toyota veteran Brian Smith COO

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Hyundai Motor America is preparing to name longtime Toyota and Lexus executive Brian Smith as its COO. Smith would report to Hyundai Motor America's new CEO, Kenny Lee. They will have a lot on their plate. ...

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Mazda races ahead as Japan's auto industry plays catch-up

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Mazda's coming technology blitz epitomizes the rush by Japanese carmakers to keep pace in an era of rapid change.

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Speedy tech deals may crash and burn later

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Suppliers are trying to move fast, but experts say they may be getting involved in messy deals that could hurt later.

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Lewis Hamilton one step closer to title after winning pole for F1 US Grand Prix

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 00:36:50

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Pierre Gasly misses F1 US Grand Prix for race that gets cancelled

Sunday the 22nd of October, 2017 at 00:18:33

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Christopher Bell slides to NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Kansas

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 22:33:30

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NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a spontaneous laugh of pure joy

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 19:52:07

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Ryan Blaney fast, but NASCAR Playoff driver has a deep hole to dig out of

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 19:43:47

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Lewis Hamilton supports Colin Kaepernick, won't take a knee at F1 US Grand Prix

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 13:08:00

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Formula 1 racing could soon be available on Netflix

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 11:18:00

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Michael Self wins career-first ARCA race at Kansas; Austin Theriault clinches championship

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 10:49:39

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Battery suppliers face capacity crunch

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Concerns are growing that battery suppliers such as LG Chem and Samsung won't be able to keep up as automakers promise dozens of new electric vehicles in the coming years.

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Mitsubishi plans for U.S. don't involve Nissan alliance yet

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

Mitsubishi's new three-year business plan identifies a United States resurgence as a key target. But lingering antitrust concerns under Nissan's new control will mean doing it alone.

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Two-tone cars return, creating complexity in the paint shop

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 05:01:00

It could be the first inkling of a trend -- or a strictly European phenomenon. But two-tone cars are increasingly showing up in automakers' lineups there, mostly in upper trim levels.

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Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR pole--and more--at Kansas Speedway

Saturday the 21st of October, 2017 at 00:49:00

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The Driver’s Crossover: 2017 Porsche Macan, in Depth!

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 23:07:28

If you haven’t driven one, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Porsche Macan is not to be taken seriously. It looks like the result of a 911 and a Cayenne that were fused together in a teleportation accident, it’s frequently spotted emerging from underground parking structures in Tribeca...

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2017 Porsche Macan – In-Depth Review

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 22:58:46

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Ride in Fine Comfort: Toyota Fuel-Cell Concept Has 600-Plus Miles of Range

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 21:40:48

The luxury sedan of the future will be hydrogen powered and look something like a fish—at least according to Toyota. The company’s latest concept car for the Tokyo auto show is called the Fine-Comfort Ride and is meant to preview a premium sedan that is at once environmentally friendly an...

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Ride in Fine Comfort: Toyota Fuel-Cell Concept Has 600-Plus Miles of Range

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 21:40:23

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Tesla misunderstands 'positive' Model 3 rating, Consumer Reports says

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 21:23:40

Consumer Reports said Tesla apparently misunderstood the "average" reliability rating the magazine assigned to the Model 3 sedan this week, calling it generally "positive" for an all-new vehicle.

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Gentex net income slips 2% for Q3

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 21:16:05

Gentex said its third-quarter net income slipped 2 percent to $90.2 million from last year.

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Small Bike, Huge Impact: Honda Produces 100 Millionth Super Cub!

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 20:34:29

If you were to ask the average casual American motorist which vehicle currently in production is the single most significant product in Honda’s history, the answer would likely be the Civic or the Accord. Ask a bike nerd, and you’ll get the correct answer: the inimitable Super Cub motorcycle, fi...

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S450 First Drive: Finally, a V-6 That’s Worthy

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 20:16:35

Starting a Mercedes-Benz S450 outside the Manhattan Four Seasons could be a letdown, if you’re the type to make it one. Car-enthusiast wisdom says that once you’ve played on the Palisades Parkway in an S65, the base model will forever disappoint. But while the S-class sedan caters to Benz’s mo...

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BREAKING: Verizon out as IndyCar Series title sponsor after 2018

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 20:15:00

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S450 – First Drive Review

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 20:04:28

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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed 10/16-10/20

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 20:00:00

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Aston Martin Confirms Two Lagonda Models, Targeting Rolls-Royce and Bentley

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 19:59:51

Nobody could accuse the modern Aston Martin company of lacking ambition. The British sports-car maker’s long history has included many fallow decades and even a period of near hibernation in the early 1990s, when total annual production dropped below 100 cars, but it is now set to open two new fro...

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Fast and Loose: There’s No Oversight for Nurburgring Lap-Time Claims

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 19:09:47

Numbers don’t lie. They defy interpretation. That’s one reason why car-obsessed souls pore over performance numbers such as horsepower, acceleration times, and lateral grip with religious zeal. We’ve all watched with varying levels of envy, awe, and stupefaction at how ’Ringmeist...

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Behind the Wheel of Subaru’s WRX STI Global Rallycross Car – First Drive Review

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:47:12

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Driven: Subaru’s WRX STI Global Rallycross Car!

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:45:05

It’s one of the great ironies of shifting a sequential transmission that sometimes it is quicker—and a hell of a lot more controllable—to use the clutch pedal. According to Patrik Sandell, one of Subaru’s two team drivers in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series, this is the smart way throug...

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Wells Fargo faulted by U.S. regulator for auto insurance abuses, report says

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:43:49

Wells Fargo wrongly pushed auto insurance on customers who did not need it and took too long to halt the abuse, the New York Times reported, citing a confidential report.

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BMW boycott sought by Jesse Jackson

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:25:50

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body.

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Future Coopers: Clemson University’s Rear-Wheel-Drive Mini Concept

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:09:09

Mini could build a rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive Cooper on a revolutionary platform, if Munich executives would just greenlight this grad-student concept. Sixteen young engineers at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR) have created Deep Orange 7—the program&#...

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Future Coopers: Clemson University’s Rear-Wheel-Drive Mini Concept

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:05:09

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Polestar could give Tesla and BMW i a challenge in China

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 18:00:00

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Land Rover design chief dangles more clues on next Defender

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 17:30:00

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Ford stamping plant worker fatally shoots himself

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 17:24:29

A Ford employee shot and killed himself at the company's stamping plant in Woodhaven, Mich., on Friday.

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Behind the Scenes of Lightning Lap 11

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 16:40:48

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New Audi A7 taillights might be cooler than your entire car

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 15:45:00

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This Is How Much It Costs per Year to Own and Drive New Cars and Trucks, AAA Says

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 15:35:31

According to a study by the American Automobile Association, the cheapest cars to own and drive are among the ones Americans least want: small sedans. That makes sense with most consumer goods in terms of supply and demand, but with cars and trucks it’s a bit more nuanced, as the AAA study ...

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Faster, Hot Hatch! Volkswagen Golf R Lifts Its Speed Limiter—in Europe, Anyway

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 15:26:36

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Faster, Hot Hatch! Volkswagen Golf R Lifts Its Speed Limiter—in Europe, Anyway

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 15:25:02

Top speed, on U.S. roads, is a mostly academic number. But in other parts of the world, it’s a different story. On unrestricted portions of the German autobahn, the Volkswagen Golf R—the 306-hp all-wheel-drive screamer at the top of the Golf range—can stretch its legs all the way to its 1...

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Internet billionaires swap ride-hailing bets

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 15:13:12

The future of the ride-hailing industry depends on the capricious largesse of two internet billionaires on opposite sides of the globe.

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F1’s Fernando Alonso may race in America after all, McLaren exec confirms

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:54:00

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2019 Audi A7 Sportback goes mild hybrid with new 48-volt primary

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:45:00

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Walk Any Way: London’s Changing, Digital LED Crosswalk Might Save Lives

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:41:14

Picture all the jumbotrons on skyscrapers and sports arenas laid flat on the street, displaying images that could save your life. One British industrial design firm has such a radical concept that could make crosswalks safer. In yet another vision of connected vehicles and smart roads, Umbrellium ha...

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Kyle Busch faces elimination from NASCAR's Playoffs at Kansas

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:34:08

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The Autoweek Podcast Ep. 13: The Halloween Spooktacular, LeMons racing and a Mercedes-AMG G63 review

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:26:00

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As F1 heads to Austin, Lewis Hamilton focused on title; rules out competing in Indy 500

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 14:18:07

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Is this a new Ford Explorer spied testing in Colorado?

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 12:45:00

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1967: You can't afford NOT to buy a new Galaxie or Mustang!

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 12:30:00

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2017 Ford Escape review: Near the top of the heap

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 12:00:00

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Bentley to replace CEO, 3 board members in overhaul

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 11:31:15

Wolfgang Durheimer will step down as CEO of Bentley effective February 1 and be succeeded by Adrian Hallmark, former global strategy director at Jaguar Land Rover.

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Death of Australian car output leaves chasm

Friday the 20th of October, 2017 at 02:00:00

GM closed its Holden factory in Australia on Friday, ending more than a century of car manufacturing in the country.

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2018 Honda Odyssey in Depth: An Appealing Option for Families and Van Fans Alike

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 23:33:39

Think minivans are fading away thanks to a proliferation of crossovers? Think again. More than a half-million of these versatile family haulers roll off dealer lots each year. The Honda Odyssey is all new for 2018 and arrives sporting a more stylish exterior in the hope of wooing buyers—and fendin...

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2018 Honda Civic In-Depth Review: A Wholly Civilized Compact Car

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 22:38:44

The iconic Honda Civic epitomizes compact-car excellence with its mix of practicality and a fun-to-drive personality. The versatile Honda has a version for everyone; its lineup includes a two-door coupe as well as a four-door sedan and hatchback. It’s available with two excellent four-cylinder eng...

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2018 Honda Civic – In-Depth Review

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 22:36:44

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2018 Honda Odyssey – In-Depth Review

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 22:32:00

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McLaren Teases Next Ultimate Series Hypercar; Here’s What We Know

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 22:27:28

We don’t normally play automakers’ games when it comes to releasing teaser images of forthcoming vehicles, and especially not when they show nothing more than what appears to be an exhaust tailpipe. But as this is McLaren, we’ll swallow our pride, not least of all because it looks like the Bri...

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Mexico auto group rejects U.S. proposal on NAFTA rules of origin

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 22:26:51

The Mexican Auto Industry Association rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for light vehicles produced in the region.

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NXP plans for future while waiting for Qualcomm deal approval

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:57:59

Combined operations between Qualcomm and NXP will open up broad self-driving car uses.

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2019 Range Rover P400e: A New Age of Range – Official Photos and Info

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:57:47

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2019 Range Rover P400e: A New Age of Range

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:55:06

An automotive icon that has lived through decades is in a precarious situation. If it changes too much, the faithful could turn on it. But if it doesn’t change much at all, it risks losing touch. The Range Rover has walked that tightrope in America since the late 1980s, and so far it has been [...

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2017 BMW i3 EV Tested: Style Over Substance

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:44:12

What It Is: BMW’s i sub-brand was announced in 2011, but its first product, the i3, didn’t launch until the second half of 2013. BMW’s first mass-produced battery-electric vehicle, the i3 was followed quickly by the i8 hybrid sports car. The i3 is a funky hatchback with rear-hinged back doors,...

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2017 BMW i3 EV – Quick Test

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:34:49

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2018 Subaru Outback in Depth: At Home in the Backwoods and on the Boulevard

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:30:03

Subaru calls it an SUV, but the Outback is really a station wagon with ground clearance, and its capability as both a cargo hauler and an all-weather companion appeals to buyers with adventure on the mind. Subaru’s signature horizontally opposed engines—a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and a 3.6-liter ...

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Despite startup hurdles, Tesla Model 3 wins early praise

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 21:23:24

Tesla may be behind on internal production targets for the new Model 3, but that doesn't mean Consumer Reports hasn't predicted its reliability.

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NADA Data shows dealer profits eroding

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 20:22:59

New-vehicle dealerships sold about the same number of new vehicles through June this year as they did a year earlier, but dealers are making less money on them, an NADA midyear report says.

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Jammin': Here's Lewis Hamilton's Spotify playlist for F1 US Grand Prix

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 20:11:00

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Chief Economist Szakaly will leave NADA for health system

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 19:38:40

Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association, is leaving the group early next month to run data analytics and consumer insights for a major health system.

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Bathurst 1000: Michael Andretti expanding racing empire into V8 Supercars

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 18:50:00

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McLaren's next Ultimate Series car will be 'brutal'

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 18:30:00

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Bathurst 1000: Marcos Ambrose moves on from NASCAR, Penske V8 Supercars team

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 18:28:00

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IIHS beefs up crash testing for top pick designation

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 18:14:08

Automakers looking to land top safety accolades should give the same level of attention to both front-passenger safety and the driver's safety, a leading automotive safety organization said.

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2018 Ford Mustang GT gets sticky Michelin Pilot Sport rubber

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 18:00:00

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Google parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyft

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:59:34

Google parent company Alphabet's investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup said.

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Bathurst 1000: Penske V8 Supercars star Scott McLaughlin has NASCAR dreams

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:56:00

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Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brands

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:45:00

For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however. ...

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This Dodge Challenger puts your Jeep Wrangler to shame

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:45:00

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Fernando Alonso agrees to stay at McLaren F1 for 2018

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:21:00

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GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 million

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 17:20:19

General Motors agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.

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2017 Porsche 718 Boxster essentials: Don't fear the four

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 16:00:00

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Chinese-funded EV startup buys tech firm headed by former Tesla exec

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 15:58:19

SF Motors, a California-based electric vehicle unit of China's Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, acquired an EV and battery tech firm headed by former Tesla executive Martin Eberhard for $33 million.

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Nissan halts all Japan production for two weeks amid inspection scandal

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 15:45:00

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'Gran Turismo Sport' game review: All about online play

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 15:30:00

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Bathurst 1000: Behind the scenes with Roger Penske's V8 Supercars team

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 14:44:00

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Toyota recall hits Sienna minivans

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 14:30:00

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GM, in battle over stock split, outmaneuvered hedge fund, Einhorn concedes

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 14:04:20

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn said he bungled his campaign to get GM to split its stock and conceded he was outmaneuvered by the auto giant.

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Volkswagen wants to dominate Pikes Peak with this all-wheel-drive electric racer

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 13:55:00

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F1 United States Grand Prix: Weekend TV listings

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 13:52:00

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Porsche veteran Brendon Hartley ready for first F1 race for Toro Rosso

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 13:33:00

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Toyota to tout AI at Tokyo Motor Show

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 13:00:00

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Cotton Candy Little Trees failed to save these cars from the crusher

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 12:30:00

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2017 Jaguar XF S AWD essentials: A leader at launch now trails

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 12:00:00

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Ford's $28 billion cash pile doesn't buy love on Wall Street

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 11:29:46

Ford may be both flush with cash and struggling with its stock price, but new CEO Jim Hackett is in no rush to buy Wall Street's love.

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Throttle-Back Thursday: German master of prewar speed Hermann Lang, 1909-1987

Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at 03:55:00

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Why there's a need for protocol on self-driving car accidents

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 21:56:32

As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal with them.

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Toyota recalls 310,000 Sienna minivans to fix shift lever problem

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 20:20:56

Toyota is recalling 310,000 Sienna minivans in the U.S. to fix potential problems with shift levers that could cause the vehicle to roll away.

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Illinois scratched from Toyota-Mazda factory sweepstakes

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 20:04:09

A lack of shovel-ready sites in Illinois and the state's failure to adopt a right-to-work law have helped to sideline the state's bid to land a $1.3 billion assembly plant planned by Toyota and Mazda, a top economic development official says. ...

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees last week, report says

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 19:30:00

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NASCAR drivers test the Charlotte Motor Speedway roval to mixed results

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 19:01:00

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Sports-car team owner, driver Scott Tucker found guilty of predatory lending

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 18:55:00

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Toyota promises a 'Fine-Comfort Ride' in this hydrogen fuel-cell concept

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 18:55:00

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Dig Mox Miller's 1958 Chevy Impala time capsule

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 18:00:00

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How a move to N.Y. is reshaping Cadillac

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 17:53:30

In the three years that Johan de Nysschen has been running Cadillac, he has moved the global headquarters to New York's SoHo and has pushed sales to their highest levels in three decades.

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New 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS: all the right boxes checked, straight from the factory

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 17:15:00

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Nissan comes to the rescue

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 17:00:00

When a fellow pickup driver gets stuck in the mud, a Nissan Titan owner lends a hand.

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Is your truck one of the 1.3 million Ford F-150 and Super Duty pickups recalled?

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 17:00:00

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Consumer group wants set pricing for FandI products

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 16:23:10

A consumer advocacy group wants the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies to regulate pricing of FandI products, such as extended service contracts, based in part on data that allegedly show dealerships have charged Hispanic... ...

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Ryoji Ikeda’s “A [For 100 Cars]” via the Red Bull Music Academy

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 15:30:00

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This surreal Bugatti Veyron crash really happened

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 15:26:00

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Ford says recall of F-150, Super Duty pickups to cost $267 million in Q4

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 15:08:10

Ford recalled 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 pickups and 2017 Super Duty pickups to fix faulty side door latches. The action will cost the automaker $267 million in the fourth quarter.

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The strange case of the 'Biebster': There's more to that Boxster-based Porsche 356 restomod than meets the eye

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 15:00:00

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F1 in Austin math: How Lewis Hamilton can win the title at COTA

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 14:55:00

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2019 Ram 1500 pickup revealed by the winds of fate

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 14:30:00

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You want to see 'Wheelman,' available Friday on Netflix

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 14:00:00

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1959: Fisher Body builds time-proof GM car bodies, capable of space travel

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 12:30:00

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IndyCar champ Josef Newgarden: First season with Team Penske a pleasant surprise

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 12:08:00

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2017 Toyota Tundra 4x4 SR5 Essentials: Big, large and massive

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 12:00:00

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McLaren F1 team could announce new Fernando Alonso deal on Thursday

Wednesday the 18th of October, 2017 at 08:47:00

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Former F1 boss Ecclestone: Liberty Media doesn't want me at races

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 21:22:23

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Mazda Road To Indy releases all three 2018 schedules

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 21:12:53

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The Dubai police hoverbike is equal parts cool and scary

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 19:45:00

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Is Road Race Motorsports’ Abarth the best Fiat the world has ever known?

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 19:15:00

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Michael Schumacher's former manager wants family to update fans on F1 driver's condition

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 18:54:00

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Enormous Urus factory will double Lamborghini's output

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 18:00:00

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Huge new Infiniti QX80 preps for Dubai motor show

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 16:00:00

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Exclusive! Hoonicorn hits Detroit: Ken Block (finally) gymkhanas in the Motor City

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 15:44:00

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Meet the Polestar 1 performance plug-in hybrid

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 14:00:00

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2017 Kia Sportage SX essentials: Updated and better all around

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 13:00:00

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Junkyard Treasure: 1982 Toyota Cressida Sedan

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 12:30:00

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The VW Scirocco is dead (again)

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 12:00:00

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Stevenson Motorsports team owner Johnny Stevenson dies

Tuesday the 17th of October, 2017 at 01:01:00

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VIDEO: NHRA Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence survives tremendous crash

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 21:00:00

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy are expecting their first child

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 20:58:00

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Infiniti QX50 replacement coming this spring, but QX70 is still undecided

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 20:00:00

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Front Row Motorsports NASCAR team explains decision to drop Landon Cassill

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 19:28:00

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Self-driving systems need lots of power. So do EV motors. That's a problem

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 19:00:00

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Somebody buy this still-wrapped McLaren F1 with delivery mileage and drive the heck out of it

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 18:22:00

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Australian car production ends this week. Here's why

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 18:00:00

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McLaren F1 executive says 2018 Indy 500 effort 'unlikely'

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 16:25:00

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NASCAR clears up confusion over Jimmie Johnson's Talladega red-flag penalty

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 15:42:00

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Leaked: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler's owner's manual is here

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 15:14:00

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Tesla Model 3 production held up by welding woes?

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 15:00:00

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Brad Keselowski outlines his path to a NASCAR championship after Talladega triumph

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 14:48:00

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Ferrari Club helps celebrate Air Force’s 70th Birthday at Edwards AFB

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 14:00:00

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Man starts police chase because it was on his 'bucket list'

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 14:00:00

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Polestar completes the puzzle, previews low, wide concept coupe

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 13:59:00

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2017 Lexus ES300h essentials: Great hybrid...but so's the cheaper Avalon

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 13:00:00

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1982: John Houseman knows Plymouth buyers get their "moneysworth"

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 12:30:00

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't win NASCAR Talladega but proved something to his critics

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 03:15:00

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Updated NASCAR Cup Series Playoff standings after Talladega

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 01:07:00

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Last-lap pass propels Brad Keselowski to victory in wild Talladega NASCAR race

Monday the 16th of October, 2017 at 00:56:00

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