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Mercedes And BMW Are Struggling To Keep The Luxury Throne

Mercedes and BMW are still on top of the luxury market, but EV companies are giving them a run for their money, Volkswagen saw a sales drop last year but says it has been doing better as of late, and NADA. All that and more in The Morning Shift for January 12, 2021.Read more… Continue […]

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The Smart Formore SUV Was Going To Be America’s Smart Car

When you think of Smart — if you do — the vehicle that usually comes to mind is the second-generation Fortwo. Readers slightly more familiar with the brand may recall the sleek Roadster or maybe the Forfour. But Americans were never supposed to get the Smart Fortwo. Instead, we were slated to get the Smart […]

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Honda S2000, Think City EV, Crosley Super Sports: The Dopest Vehicles I Found For Sale Online

Another week has passed and that means another week of sweet cars found online that I wish I could own. I like finding cheap used cars that can either be daily driven right away or daily driven after minor work. Over the past couple of years I’ve turned it into a bit of a skill.Read […]

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Six Group B-Spec Rally Cars Are Going Up For Auction

On January 22, RM Sotheby’s is hosting another auction in Arizona, and while the entire collection is great, there are six specific cars that stand out. Part of The Homologation Collection, these six machines were designed for Group B rally racing. And they are gorgeous.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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All The Cars That Died In 2020

This year was a hard year for everyone and everything, including our friends, the cars. Models come and go as the market and automakers decide, but it’s still sad to see some of them go. This year saw a number of small cars and sedans taken out to pasture with only two crossovers being cancelled. […]

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Saab 9-3 SportCombi Aero, BMW R1100RT-P, NovaBus RTS-06: The Dopest Vehicles I Found For Sale Online

Another week has passed and that means another week of sweet cars found online that I wish I could own. I like finding cheap used cars that can either be daily driven right away or daily driven after minor work. Over the past couple of years I’ve turned it into a bit of a skill.Read […]

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More Automakers Need To Make Ugly Holiday Sweaters, Thanks

A few weeks ago, I asked you fine folks if anyone has ever actually given a shit about merchandise from automotive manufacturers. Today, I am amending my statement to say that I do care, very deeply, but only about one product: ugly Christmas sweaters.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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More Automakers Need To Make Ugly Holiday Sweaters, Thanks

A few weeks ago, I asked you fine folks if anyone has ever actually given a shit about merchandise from automotive manufacturers. Today, I am amending my statement to say that I do care, very deeply, but only about one product: ugly Christmas sweaters.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Mercedes’s Accelerate 25 Diversity Initiative Will Work

Formula One has stated its intentions of becoming a more diverse racing series, but seven-time constructors’ championship winners Mercedes are the first to lay out a genuine diversity plan. Called Accelerate 25, the team is looking to diversify both its drivers and its workforce.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes-AMG Should Fill Lewis Hamilton’s Vacant Seat With George Russell This Weekend

Mercedes-AMG’s 2020 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is out sick this weekend with, what else, Coronavirus. I am sure I’m not alone in wishing the champ a quick and trouble-free recovery. Obviously, the Formula One show must go on, and the champ’s seat will need someone to keep it warm while he’s unable to…Read more… […]

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Sergio Pérez Should Seek A Ride In Another Series Rather Than Wait For An F1 Seat

I really feel for Sergio Pérez right now, I do. The guy had a hell of a weekend, ran an incredible race in Bahrain only to be rewarded with an engine failure with a handful of laps remaining in the Grand Prix. He was on track for a podium and a strong fourth in the […]

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The First Mercedes Hit The Road 120 Years Ago Today

On November 22, 1900, entrepreneur Emil Jellinek took his specially-crafted Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft machine out for a test drive. It was lighter, sleeker, and faster than anything the company had made before, and to honor the occasion, the car was named Mercedes after Jellinek’s daughter.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Kawasaki Versys, Amertek 2500L, Chevy Corvair: The Dopest Vehicles I Found For Sale Online

While you’re sleeping at night I am wide awake exploring the bowels of Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist for my next toy. Maybe I’ll find a transit bus for a couple of grand. Maybe I’ll find an unwanted diesel wagon that needs a little TLC. Or maybe I’ll find my next two-wheeler. I always have a […]

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Plug-In Hybrids Could Save The Day For Mercedes-Benz In Europe

Fully electric vehicles are a transportation revolution moving full steam ahead. Whether it’s a Volkswagen ID.3, Tesla Model 3 or even electric pickups, the world loves giving EVs attention (if not sales). However, while electric cars steal the headlines and hearts, plug-in hybrids are the cars helping automakers in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes And Aston Martin Are Getting More Serious

Way back in July 2013, Aston Martin and Mercedes announced that they would partner up so Aston could use AMG engines and some Merc electronics, in exchange for Merc getting a small Aston stake. Today, the two companies said that their relationship is significantly growing beyond that. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes Boss: Formula One “Not Telling The Hybrid Story Well Enough”

Formula One has used hybrid engines since the 2014 season, and the technology is supposed to play a key role in the reduction of the series’ carbon emissions in the near future. But with Honda leaving as an engine supplier, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is skeptical that the series is actually promoting the hybrid power…Read […]

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Lewis Hamilton: “Lots Of Rules Have Been Written For Me Over The Years”

On Sept. 14, 2020, a rumor surfaced that the FIA would punish Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton for wearing a shirt that read “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor.” While the FIA denied the claim, Hamilton still believes that a new series of guidelines regarding appropriate dress will be released during this…Read more… Continue […]

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