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Ford thinks Lynk & Co sounds too much like Lincoln

Lynk & Co is a new automotive brand from Chinese firm Geely which also has its own Geely brand as well as Volvo and Lotus in its portfolio. At the moment, Lynk & Co is working on developing small SUVs and sedans before moving on to other models. There's already a problem, though, as the...

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Mazda and Toyota join on electric cars, US plant

Mazda and Toyota agreed on Friday to collaborate on a wide range of areas including development of electric and connected car technologies, as well as production facilities. Crucially, the two will also form a shared capital structure, continuing the trend of consolidation among the major...

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Mercedes outlines 3-pronged approach to self-driving cars

The race for the autonomous car is on, and how it will shake out is anyone's guess. The future could see fleets of automated taxis, people could subscribe to car companies and use an app to call up their autonomous pods, or buyers could choose to drive on their own, then flip a switch and let the...

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GM’s sale of Opel to France’s PSA Group is complete

General Motors and French automaker PSA Group on Tuesday announced the completion of the sale of Opel. Its acquisition of Opel means PSA Group is second only to the Volkswagen Group for size among European automakers. Combined deliveries for PSA and Opel totaled 4.3 million vehicles in 2016, or...

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Report: Audi looking to save $12B to fund electric car development

Audi, like most brands at the Volkswagen Group, is turning toward electrification in an attempt to help clean up its image in the wake of the diesel scandal. One of the major goals is to have electric cars account for almost one out of every four sales by 2025. Reaching such a lofty goal will...

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Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it's the Renault Nissan Alliance that's now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The worldwide sales of the Renault Nissan Alliance over the first six months of the year came in at a staggering 5.27 million units...

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