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Month: August 2021

Racing legend Stirling Moss’s 1966 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 heads to auction

British racing legend Sir Stirling Moss is considered to be the greatest driver not to win the Formula 1 world championship. He won 212 races during his amazing career, including 16 F1 Grands Prix, the Mille Miglia 1,000-mile race across Italy in 1955, and the 1954 12 Hours of Sebring. He retired from racing in …

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Chevy Bolt Battery Fix To Increase Range By 8%, More For Older Cars

GM’s Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV battery fiasco is still ongoing and the most recent bit of news on this is the manufacturer has temporarily topped production of both models. The reasons cited are that LG Energy Solution can’t currently provide fault-free packs, as well as the global semiconductor shortage. Yet GM will have …

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Lotus Teases Four New Made-In-China EVs Arriving From 2022 To 2026

British sports car manufacturer Lotus will launch four new electric models over the next five years, including an all-new battery-powered sports car in 2026. It’s the biggest news to come out of Hethel for a while, though technically, it comes out of Wuhan. That’s because the new EVs will be developed and manufactured in China …

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Genesis GV60 Electric SUV: What Do You Think Of Its Design?

Genesis just revealed its upcoming, all-new electric crossover, the GV60. To say it strays from Genesis’ previous designs would be an understatement. With that said, based on what we’ve heard from many people so far, they’re not quite sure what to think. Many folks have expressed that the Genesis electric crossover looks weird or strange, …

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The end for combustion engines is in sight: Could synthetic fuels ever reverse that?

As electrification gains momentum, automakers like Porsche are looking to synthetic fuels as a way to keep the internal-combustion engine alive. Proponents claim these fuels will offer lower emissions than conventional fossil fuels, and will be compatible with current gasoline cars. But is it too good to be true? Jason Fenske, host of the YouTube …

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Lithia Motors & Driveway (LAD) Expands Into Canada With Pfaff Automotive Partners

Lithia & Driveway announced the company’s expansion into Canada through a new partnership with Toronto-based Pfaff Automotive Partners. The transaction is LAD’s first international acquisition, bringing with it Pfaff’s 11 locations in the Greater Toronto area, as well as Vancouver and Calgary, and Pfaff’s leasing business. The Pfaff brand will remain, and Chris Pfaff will continue to act as President and CEO. “Canada has been our …

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Kelley Blue Book Launches MarketLens Pro

Kelley Blue Book, a Cox Automotive Canada brand, has launched MarketLens Pro, an enhanced variation of the existing MarketLens online vehicle valuation tool that provides trade-in values, auction values and typical dealer asking prices. MarketLens Pro builds on the existing solution to be a complete end-to-end valuation tool which also manages and simplifies the trade-in …

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Vehicle thefts increased nearly 11% in 2020, in part due to the pandemic

Automobile thefts “saw a dramatic increase in 2020 versus 2019” according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s annual Hot Spots report. There were a wide range of reasons for the spike in stolen vehicles last year, according to David Glawe, president and CEO of the NICB, who cited “the pandemic, an economic downturn, law enforcement …

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