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Almost 750,000 GM Trucks And SUVs Might Have Bad Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently opened an investigation into nearly three-quarter of a million GM trucks and SUVs after six crashes in which the driver’s airbag didn’t deploy. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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There Were A Couple Of Years When GM Ran DirecTV And Tomahawk Missiles At The Same Time

There is no amount of reading into the history of General Motors that won’t bring up some comically incoherent bureaucracy, but even I was surprised when I realized there were a couple of years in the mid-1990s when General Motors was nominally in charge of both beaming satellite TV into American homes and Tomahawk…Read more… […]

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There Were A Couple Of Years When GM Ran DirecTV And Tomahawk Missiles At The Same Time

There is no amount of reading into the history of General Motors that won’t bring up some comically incoherent bureaucracy, but even I was surprised when I realized there were a couple of years in the mid-1990s when General Motors was nominally in charge of both beaming satellite TV into American homes and Tomahawk…Read more… […]

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The Big Battery War Will Come Down To Biden

The fate of a prominent battery supplier rests in the president’s hands, yet another Black media mogul is imploring General Motors to do better, and crowds may return to F1 at this summer’s British Grand Prix. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, April 9, 2021Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Big Battery War Will Come Down To Biden

The fate of a prominent battery supplier rests in the president’s hands, yet another Black media mogul is imploring General Motors to do better, and crowds may return to F1 at this summer’s British Grand Prix. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, April 9, 2021Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes Is Back On Top

Mercedes is once again the top-selling luxury car brand in the U.S., Tesla is mad at the government in Germany, and the Alfa Romeo Tonale. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 8, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Auto Industry Is Once Again Begging The Government For Help

The auto industry is going back to the well, GM’s contempt for its dealers is plain, and Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 6, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Auto Industry Is Once Again Begging The Government For Help

The auto industry is going back to the well, GM’s contempt for its dealers is plain, and Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 6, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Auto Industry Is Once Again Begging The Government For Help

The auto industry is going back to the well, GM’s contempt for its dealers is plain, and Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 6, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Can’t Get Over How Much The Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Drive Cost

For years now, car companies have been making electric cars but not a profit off of them. The price of developing an EV doesn’t match up with the price people are willing to pay for them, and we often see these cars subsidized by both governments and manufacturers themselves. With this in mind, I adore […]

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I Can’t Get Over How Much The Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Drive Cost

For years now, car companies have been making electric cars but not a profit off of them. The price of developing an EV doesn’t match up with the price people are willing to pay for them, and we often see these cars subsidized by both governments and manufacturers themselves. With this in mind, I adore […]

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GM Designer’s CERV 5 Sketch Reimagines The Corvette Of Tomorrow Today

The midengine C8 Corvette may have been a very, very long time coming, though you can primarily blame General Motors for stoking the fire. Decades and decades of design exercises, show cars and racing prototypes explored the possibility of such a vehicle, all while the company shied away from committing to it.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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We Can Still Learn Plenty Of Lessons From Ralph Nader’s Unsafe At Any Speed

Automotive safety has come a startlingly long way since the mid-20th century, but that doesn’t mean we’ve solved the safety problem yet. And revisiting Ralph Nader’s Unsafe at Any Speed over five decades after its publication shines a light on all the work we have left to do.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Fed Might Give One Of South Korea’s Biggest Battery Suppliers A Pass After All

South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation has been in a precarious spot over the last couple of months. Hit with a 10-year import ban by the U.S. International Trade Commission as punishment for allegedly stealing trade secrets from rival LG Energy Solutions, SK stands to lose business from big name partners…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Fed Might Give One Of South Korea’s Biggest Battery Suppliers A Pass After All

South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation has been in a precarious spot over the last couple of months. Hit with a 10-year import ban by the U.S. International Trade Commission as punishment for allegedly stealing trade secrets from rival LG Energy Solutions, SK stands to lose business from big name partners…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Some C8 Corvette Wheels Left The Factory Looking Like SpongeBob

There are certain expectations you have as a customer purchasing a new vehicle. One of them is that the wheels on said vehicle don’t contain any holes, aside from the ones intended to be there in the first place. Unfortunately, a small number of C8 Corvettes are deviating from this standard industry practice.Read more… Continue […]

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Some C8 Corvette Wheels Left The Factory Looking Like SpongeBob

There are certain expectations you have as a customer purchasing a new vehicle. One of them is that the wheels on said vehicle don’t contain any holes, aside from the ones intended to be there in the first place. Unfortunately, a small number of C8 Corvettes are deviating from this standard industry practice.Read more… Continue […]

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What’s Your Favorite Collaboration Between Car Manufacturers?

When carmakers overcome their rivalries to join forces on a single vehicle, pretty strange things can happen. The entertainment world has a phrase for this phenomenon — the ever-anticipated “crossover event” — though crossovers have a different connotation in car land. So we’ll refer to these inspiring displays of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s The Secret Hiding Under The Original Ford Mustang’s Steering Wheel Cap

One of the most fascinating things about automotive engineering is the ways manufacturers go about reducing vehicle cost. Platform sharing, “badge engineering,” and strategic partnerships are some of the big cost-reduction schemes, but perhaps my favorite method is the jankiest one: Simply placing your badge over…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s The Secret Hiding Under The Original Ford Mustang’s Steering Wheel Cap

One of the most fascinating things about automotive engineering is the ways manufacturers go about reducing vehicle cost. Platform sharing, “badge engineering,” and strategic partnerships are some of the big cost-reduction schemes, but perhaps my favorite method is the jankiest one: Simply placing your badge over…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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