FRANKFURT/BEIJING — China’s Great Wall Motor may consider building a plant in the European Union once again if its sales there hit 50,000 units a year, its Chairman Wei Jianjun said, as part of a push to seek growth in overseas markets. The automaker has already had one attempt to produce vehicles in Europe after
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Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp. in Englewood, N.J., celebrates Mercedes- Benz’s AMG performance line with an annual road rally for its AMG customers that forges stronger ties between those clients and the dealership. The rally and weekend retreat, which started three years ago, is held each summer at the Lime Rock Park AMG Driving Academy in
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After a long hiatus from sales in the U.S., Land Rover’s iconic rough-and-tumble off-roader is back for 2020.  The Land Rover Defender is a tall boxy SUV that’s the godfather to many luxury SUVs today. In its newest iteration, the Defender is just as tall, just as boxy, but with far more luxury conveniences than
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Jaguar tasked the engineers within the Special Vehicle Operations division to take their compact sports sedan, the XE, and put their biggest supercharged V8 in it. Sure enough, the fastest production sedan in the world was born. Since the Project 8’s record-setting performance at the Nürburgring, engineers have made improvements to vehicle dynamics and handling.
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While many states are looking into imposing fees on electrified vehicles to boost transportation revenue, a Consumer Reports analysis released Wednesday found that such fees cost EV drivers more than traditional vehicle drivers pay. State legislators see annual fees on hybrid and electric vehicles as a way to offset gasoline tax revenue lost from having
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The head of the car group that owns Vauxhall has compared a no-deal Brexit to a head-on train crash. PSA chief Carlos Tavares also said if a no-deal Brexit had serious consequences for the car group, there would be an ethical responsibility to protect employees outside the UK. He said the firm would take “necessary
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The 2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty are more luxurious, bigger, and more capable than ever, setting a new bar for the HD pickup truck class. The family of trucks gets an overall rating of 6.5 out of 10 for its combination of massive capacities, premium features, and serene comfort, even though safety and
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“If they buy the payment, they’ll buy what’s in the payment.” For Marv Eleazar, finance and insurance manager at Langdale Ford Co. in Valdosta, Ga., the sour note produced by this advice, often passed along in F&I training schools decades ago, still rings in his ear. It refers to payment packing, a practice whereby an
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Automotive News publisher Crain Communications Inc. and German trade show specialist Messe Frankfurt are teaming up to create a celebration of motoring in the United States. The first Festival of Motoring USA will be held April 29-May 2, 2021, the companies said in a statement Tuesday. It will take place at the 750-acre Michelin Raceway
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