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Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range

News Post || Auto: DETROIT — Automakers and battery manufacturers are racing to develop new electric-vehicle batteries that can reinforce…

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Audi to discontinue A1 as tougher tailpipe rules hit small-car profitability

News Post || Auto: Audi will discontinue the A1 entry model as concern rises that tougher emissions standards will make…

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Car chip shortage to abate, smartphones could be next: industry execs

News Post || Auto: The semiconductor shortage that has gripped the world could last well into 2022 and hit smartphone…

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Faraday Future promises FF 91 electric crossover by next year

News Post || Auto: We’re not sure what metaphor to use for Faraday Future. Is it the little car company…

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Tata built a Micro Bullet-Proof Vehicle back in 2012

News Post || Auto: One arm of Tata Group’s industrial conglomerate keeps its fingers in the defense industry pie. Tata…

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GM, Cruise demand Ford drop ‘BlueCruise’ name for hands-free driving

News Post || Auto: DETROIT — General Motors and its Cruise automated driving subsidiary said early Saturday they have asked…

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Cool idea … but will they buy?

News Post || Auto: A Mercedes owner must take their vehicle into a Mercedes dealership for service techs to carefully…

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Olive.com, PayLink Direct to go public in deal with Franklin McLarty-led SPAC

News Post || Auto: Auto retailing veteran and entrepreneur Franklin McLarty’s special-purpose acquisition company is branching into automotive finance and…

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Car-sharing firm Getaround to pay D.C. $950K for operating without a license

News Post || Auto: WASHINGTON — Getaround Inc. will pay $950,000 to Washington, D.C., and revise its business practices after…

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Junkyard Gem: 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT

News Post || Auto: Many claim to hate the Chrysler PT Cruiser now, though better than a million were sold…

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