Mitsubishi Motors isn’t relocating its North American headquarters from beachy Southern California to suburban Nashville just to save money and cozy up to alliance partner Nissan, which made the move there more than a decade ago. The smallest of Japanese automakers in the U.S. is also reinventing its work culture — down to the coffee.
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A new TRD Pro package this year adds some excitement to the 2020 Toyota Sequoia but doesn’t disguise this design’s age. The 2020 Toyota Sequoia is a thirsty, ponderous large SUV that hasn’t changed much in the 12 model years the current design has been on the market. An upgraded TRD Pro trim level this
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Vacant commercial storefronts — the real estate remnants of retail consolidation and the ongoing consumer trend toward shopping online — litter urban and suburban landscapes across America. But in Milford, Conn., when a 35,000-square-foot grocery store closed next door to his Toyota dealership, third-generation dealer Bobby Crabtree spotted a retailing opportunity in that vacant building.
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There is only one Mustang that Ford had yet to recreate—the baddest of all, the Boss. That is, until now. Meet the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302, the best, most well-rounded Mustang ever. We take it to the track to see how it performs. READ THE STORY HERE: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1102_2012_ford_mustang_boss_302_test/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: Tweets
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Van life was a big deal in the U.S. in the ’70s. Remember those port-hole windows, shag carpeted interior walls and ceilings, stripe jobs, and “If this van’s a rockin’…” stickers? There’s none of that extroverted nonsense in Japan, but mono-space one-box vehicles are everywhere around here, and some of them manage to exude a
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 27, 2019 Elon Musk remarked during the recently-held third-quarter earnings call that Tesla is continuing the production of the Model S more for “sentimental reasons.” The vehicle, after all, is a niche product compared to the best-selling, reasonably-priced Model 3. Yet, the Model S remains Tesla’s flagship car, and
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DETROIT — General Motors’ new contract with the UAW, which members ratified last week after a 40-day strike, gives the automaker what it wanted: the closure of three underutilized plants, a key piece of its restructuring plan. But the win comes with a trade-off. The sweeteners offered to secure workers’ approval, including a record $11,000
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What does a well-to-do adrenaline junkie put in an underground garage in Park City, Utah? Well, the answer could be any number of things, but when you’re Ken Block, it’s toys—really cool toys.  It’s not much of a stretch to imagine that Block likes to keep some of his more interesting rides close to home,
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has reached the end of the line, probably. Mercedes calls the 2020 model the final one, though it remains uncertain whether it will replace the two-seat roadster. It’s dithered before, and the SL’s always returned. This time, we’re not so sure, given the success of the AMG GT coupe and coming
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Presenters at the fourth annual Automotive News Leading Women Conference shared how they are taking the lead and cultivating change in the auto industry. Deloitte and Ally were the exclusive lead sponsors of last week’s event. A discussion on driving change among, from left, Constellation Agency CEO Diana Lee; Diehl Automotive Group CEO Corina Diehl;
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Day 1 Recap. We’re rolling in our stock 1967 Chevy II Nova for a one-week transformation from grocery getter to gasser in 5 days! Today’s build we have a lot of things to do. We’re going to dismantle the car, bolt in the front and rear suspension (straight front axle), and get the brakes going.
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Volvo has a guilty conscience. Perturbed by the impact its vehicles have had on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, the brand is committed to reinventing itself as a leader in sustainable transportation. To that end, it will unveil one new all-electric vehicle each year through 2025. With the debut of the XC40 Recharge, that
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The hardball tactics started in an airport parking garage. Car owners arrived at Orlando International Airport expecting to hand keys to their vehicles to arriving guests, who had arranged to borrow them on the Turo car-sharing platform. Instead, they received citations for illegally operating businesses on airport property. A Turo executive who examined the rash
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Tesla started pushing a new software update that enables more power out of its vehicles, a new Automatic Navigation feature, scheduled charging and more. During a conference call with analysts after Tesla’s Q3 2019 earnings, Tesla’s management announced plans to release a new software update that would increase vehicle power, range, charging speed, and more. CEO
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Wholesale used-vehicle prices, which have been on a wild ride for the better part of the last two years, appear to be cooling off, Cox Automotive analysts say. And overall used-vehicle sales volume is expected to dip in 2019. Wholesale prices on the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index fell 1.04 percent from August to September.
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DETROIT — Hourly UAW members at General Motors have ratified, according to projections by Automotive News, a four-year labor pact that includes significant wage gains and bonuses. The vote, which officially concludes at 4 p.m. Eastern time Friday, would end a 40-day national strike that has idled plants in three countries. Unofficial results compiled by
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