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Were GM’s Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations?

The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Were GM’s Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations?

The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The General Motors Strike Could Tank Michigan’s Economy: Report

GM’s strike could hurt Michigan’s economy if it doesn’t end soon, Ford is almost certainly building two cars based on VW’s electric car platform, Germans are protesting against SUVs after a fatal crash, and much more. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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It’s Officially Too Hot to Speed in Germany

Europe is currently bracing for a scorching heat wave that’s estimated to begin next week. Temperatures are expected to hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit and government officials are taking extra safety precautions. Germany, in particular, has imposed temporary speed limits on the Autobahn and other roads.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The World Would Be a Better Place if We Still Had Cars Built by Lloyd Motor Works

I firmly believe that what the world is missing is more adorable, tiny cars. Sure, we all love those hefty cars whose feats of engineering prowess generate the kind of speed that takes your breath. But there’s also something to be said for the gentle comfort of a small car that doesn’t demand anything of […]

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BMW and Porsche’s Three-Minute Ultrafast Charger Is Here to Cure Your Range Anxiety

BMW and Porsche unveiled a prototype ultrafast electric car charger capable of charging specially designed research cars to 100 kilometers, or about 62 miles, worth of charge in just three minutes and to 80 percent of battery life within 15 minutes. And just like that, the era of electric range anxiety is over. Read more… […]

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Zomboy sends listeners to bass heaven with new track, ‘Hide N’ Seek’

Zomboy has resolved to end the year with valor, by way of a stream of releases before he takes off for his 2019 Rott N’ Roll Tour. To cap off a lustrous 2018, Zomboy has locked and loaded “Hide N’ Seek,” via Never Say Die to send listeners into 2019 buzzing. The song combines punching […]

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Door to iconic Berlin techno club Tresor set to be immortalized in new museum

The iron door to Berlin’s techno club Tresor is being immortalized as an exhibit piece demonstrating Germany’s history and culture. The exhibit, which is part of Berlin’s new museum called The Humboldt Forum, will first welcome viewers late next year. That the entrance to Tresor will join pieces and artifacts dating back to the Roman […]

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This coal mine in Germany is becoming an underground techno club

This Saturday, August 18 the techno underground will be eclipsing with irony in the city of Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, at, wait for it  a coal mine. The Zollverein coal mine industrial complex is a Goliath and has gone through many phases since it’s digging days. While the first mine on the premises was founded […]

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Tesla Is Paying Back German EV Subsidy After It Allegedly Commited Fraud

The German government is asking 800 Tesla Model S buyers to pay back a 4,000 euro EV subsidy after regulators found that the company was exploiting a loophole in the law. For now, the electric automaker is footing the bill, while it appeals the issue with German regulators.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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German Automakers Want To Make A Deal With Trump To End All Car Tariffs, Including The Hated ‘Chicken Tax’

Finally, some potentially good news: in an effort to get the Trump administration to abandon its plan to place a 25 percent tax on all European auto imports, all three of the big German automakers—Daimler, Volkswagen, and NSU (just kidding, it’s BMW)—have come up with a proposal that would get rid of all car import…Read […]

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