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Order up: New Mercedes Sprinter coming soon with a side of telematics

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a familiar sight here in the U.S. but the rest of the world would be lost without it. The proof is in the numbers: since introducing it in 1995, Mercedes-Benz has sold more than 3.3 million. In the first nine months of 2017 it sold 142,000—and that's at the tail end of a model cycle. Calling it a success would be...

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Would you like some honey…by Porsche?

Porsche is clearly committed to the environment, and ways in which it can keep things clean and thriving. A line of electric cars is on the horizon. Hybrid options are already available for a number of models. And Porsche cares about bees. Yes, honey bees. These vital insects are endangered in some parts. Bee populations have suffered tremendous losses, and...

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New Jeep 3-row crossover to be badged a Grand Commander?

Jeep is working on a 3-row crossover SUV that's tipped to be called a Grand Commander. The name was discovered by AutoHome (via Motor1) in China's trademark registry and is a likely bet for the new crossover, which is thought to be a China-only model. Jeep previewed the crossover with the plug-in hybrid Yuntu concept that debuted in April at the...

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Experience the Kia Stinger in an interactive shopping salon

Kia wants the world to know all about its new Stinger sedan. It's a vehicle that could help Kia reach more folks and have them far more interested in what the Korean automaker has to offer. A 365-horsepower sporting 4-door tends to do that. Kia wants to get the car in front of as many people as possible, and to achieve its goals there's a unique approach...

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GM to use carbon fiber in next-generation pickup beds?

General Motors has made efforts to slash weight from its vehicles, and its next-generation full-size pickup trucks might get the most surprising lightweight solution yet. They might be in line for a carbon-fiber-induced diet. The automaker might use the strong, lightweight material in the beds of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The...

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