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TMFMarlowe published an article 11:05 AM

Is Daimler's Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept the Greatest Electric Car Yet?

Nearly six meters long, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is a super-high-end luxury coupe with a powerful battery-electric drivetrain. It's an exploration of what an ultra-luxury car might look like in the not-too-distant future.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 9:05 AM

The Problem With General Motors' Cadillac Escala Show Car: It's Not Electric

The Cadillac Escala Concept is a big sedan that previews GM's upcoming styling for Cadillac. It's gorgeous and filled with great technology. But GM missed an opportunity to do something important.

Thu Aug 18

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TMFMarlowe published an article 8:05 PM

Why New Allegations Could Make Things Worse for Volkswagen

Lawyers in a civil case say they have evidence that giant auto-supplier Bosch may have helped VW cheat on emissions -- and may have helped with the coverup. Here's why that could make things worse for VW.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 7:09 PM

How Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover Will Try to Take On Tesla Motors

The Indian-owned British luxury-car maker is working on two all-electric Jaguars to challenge Tesla Motors' Model S and Model X.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 4:20 PM

Uber is Rolling Out a Self-Driving Fleet: What it Means

The future is arriving quickly: A new report says that Uber will start adding self-driving Volvos to its fleet in Pittsburgh by the end of the month.

Wed Aug 17

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TMFMarlowe published an article 7:05 PM

What Tesla Motors' CFO Said About Boosting Gross Profit Margins

Tesla's gross profit margins are one widely watched indicator of its health. Here's what they tell us -- and here's why Tesla's chief financial officer thinks there's room for improvement.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 6:05 PM

What Ford Wants Investors to Know About Its High-Tech Partnerships

Ford said that its self-driving effort recently added four "key investments and collaborations" involving small high-tech companies. Here are the details -- and why Ford is making a point of announcing these deals.

Tue Aug 16

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TMFMarlowe published an article 6:22 PM

Volkswagen Will Follow Tesla Motors' Lead With 5 New Electric Cars

The beleaguered VW brand is gearing up to change the subject from its diesel scandal with 5 new all-electric models. It will show a prototype of the first one next month. Here's what we know.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 4:05 PM

Why Volkswagen Might Pay Billions to Settle Criminal Charges

Federal prosecutors have evidence that VW committed crimes related to its diesel-emissions cheating scandal, and settlement talks are underway. What will the settlement look like and how much will it cost?

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TMFMarlowe published an article 3:15 PM

Ford: We'll Mass-Produce Self-Driving Cars by 2021

CEO Mark Fields made that bold promise on Tuesday, but at least at first, Ford will only make its self-driving vehicles available to ride-sharing and ride-hailing services. Here's why.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 11:27 AM

Ford Motor Company Joins With Baidu to Invest in Self-Driving Tech

The iconic automaker and the Chinese search-engine giant joined to invest $150 million in a maker of sensors critical to self-driving cars.

Mon Aug 15

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TMFMarlowe published an article 5:18 PM

Why Would General Motors Try to Acquire Lyft?

GM owns 9% of ride-hailing startup Lyft. But a new report from an influential tech source says that GM recently offered to buy Lyft outright -- and was turned down. What was that about?

Sun Aug 14

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TMFMarlowe published an article 9:06 AM

Why Ford's New 2017 Super Duty Pickups Will Dent Its Profits

Usually, all-new products mean added profits for automakers. But Ford's all-new Super Duty pickups are likely to dent its profits for a while. Here's why.

Sat Aug 13

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TMFMarlowe published an article 9:05 AM

Will General Motors' New Diesel Chevy Tempt Angry VW Fans?

VW sold almost 80,000 diesels a year to its loyal fans in the U.S. -- until it admitted cheating on emissions tests. Now, GM is going to try to go after those formerly loyal VW fans with a new diesel Chevy Cruze.

Fri Aug 12

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TMFMarlowe published an article 1:05 PM

Ford's Sales Jump Again in Europe, Setting the Stage for More Profit Growth

Ford's second-quarter profit in Europe was nearly triple its year-ago result thanks to strong sales of SUVs and highly-optioned models. Those trends all continued into July, despite Brexit worries.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 10:51 AM

Why Mercedes-Benz Is About to Show a Giant Super-Luxury Coupe

A teaser photo from the German automaker this week hinted at a new product: A very, very upscale -- and very, very big -- coupe. Here's what Mercedes is probably thinking.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 8:05 AM

Why Ford Is Slightly Optimistic About a Turnaround in South America

After over two years of big losses in South America, Ford's chief financial officer said there might be reason to think that things will start to look up soon.

Thu Aug 11

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TMFMarlowe published an article 7:16 PM

How Ford Motor Company Nearly Tripled Its Profit in Europe

The Blue Oval's profit in the Old World jumped 290% in the second quarter. Here's how that happened -- and why Brexit won't dampen the underlying good story for Ford's business in Europe.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 6:21 PM

Why General Motors' CEO Is Still Upbeat About China

The market's growth has slowed, and local competition is putting big pressure on GM's pricing. But Mary Barra remains optimistic about GM's prospects in China.

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TMFMarlowe published an article 2:20 PM

How General Motors Is Reducing Losses in South America

Most automakers have suffered as South America's biggest markets have been mired in recession. Here's how GM is keeping losses to a minimum.

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