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Marchionne steps down as CEO of FCA, Jeep boss Manley to replace him

Sergio Marchionne, longtime CEO and chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, stepped down Saturday due to serious complications after surgery, the company announced Saturday. Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram brands, replaced him. John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and chairman of the company that controls FCA, said the family was shocked by Marchionne's...

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2019 Audi TT, 2019 Genesis G70, Keen Project Safari 911: This Week’s Top Photos

Audi this week revealed an updated version of its TT sports car that's coming for the 2019 model year. The updated car will reach showrooms early next year, bringing with it more standard features and extra power. California's Rezvani unveiled an armored version of its Jeep Wrangler-based Tank. Should your pockets be deep enough, you can equip the vehicle...

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"Fifth Gear" revived for new season

Although "Top Gear" has largely won over enthusiasts across the world, "Fifth Gear" has often been considered an even more genuine program for gearheads. Fortunately, the series will return from the dead later this year. Motor1 reported on Thursday the British motoring program has been picked up for a 27th season after going off the air in 2016...

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2018 Nissan Leaf Nismo quietly races in

There was a time when Nissan's in-house tuner Nismo was known for serious performance cars, and that's still true to a certain degree in the case of the GT-R Nismo. Today, though, you're more likely to see the Nismo label attached to things like CVT-equipped econo sedans and underwhelming city cars. Now there's a Leaf Nismo. Unveiled Thursday, the Leaf...

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Terrafugia reveals new details on Transition flying car due in 2019

America's Terrafugia has provided a few new details on its Transition flying car slated to enter production in 2019. Terrafugia was formed in 2006 by a group of engineers at MIT and was acquired late last year by China's Geely, the parent company of automakers Volvo and Lotus. Terrafugia's goal is to develop a vehicle able to meet the requirements for the...

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Animated film examines 1955 Le Mans tragedy

Think for a moment about how many children were turned on to automotive culture by Pixar's movie "Cars", and then by that film's successors. Might graphic novels and animated films be the way we educate our grandchildren and future generations to the lifestyle we so enjoy as car enthusiasts? Consider that in 2016, Swiss artist Sando Garbo and...

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The 10 coolest rally cars of at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Lord March's driveway wasn't the only place to burn rubber in Southeastern England on sunny Friday. Carved into a densely wooded hill near Goodwood House, the anchor of a 12,000-acre estate that caters to car enthusiasts with the Festival of Speed, sits a mini rally stage. It's a playground for rally drivers on their day off, and Motor Authority got to tag...

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