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NHTSA tells Transdev to end its self-driving school bus pickups

NHTSA tells Transdev to end its self-driving school bus pickups

Transdev North America has angered the US DOT's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration by transporting kids in a self-driving shuttle. Though the company did get temporary permission to import its autonomous shuttle, neither of the approved reasons included transporting kids, according to the agency. The activity has been called 'irresponsible.'

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Audi e-tron delay confirmed – but there’s still good news

Audi e-tron delay confirmed – but there’s still good news

The 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV will be a little delayed arriving into showrooms, the automaker has confirmed, though it's software not hardware that is causing the issue. Audi revealed the production e-tron at a flashy event in September, promising all-wheel drive, faster recharging courtesy of 150 kW chargers, and a sub-$75k starting price before incentives.

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2019 Nissan Maxima teases tech and style upgrade

2019 Nissan Maxima teases tech and style upgrade

Nissan is teasing a bold new look for the 2019 Maxima, promising more striking style along with a gaggle of new technologies. The sedan, currently in its eighth generation, will follow the rest of the current Nissan line-up in tightening up its aesthetic to go with the automaker's more angular design language.

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Ford Ranger production gives historic US plant a new life

Ford Ranger production gives historic US plant a new life

Ford has kicked off 2019 Ranger pickup production, and it's a big deal not only for the return of a classic nameplate to the US, but for the plant tasked with manufacturing it. The all-new truck will be produced at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant just outside of Detroit, a facility which has more than one connection with iconic vehicles.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo EV production gets go-ahead

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo EV production gets go-ahead

Porsche's Taycan all-electric sedan is getting a striking sibling at dealerships, with the automaker reportedly putting a Cross Turismo version into production too. The German car company previewed those intentions back in March, when it took the wraps off the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo.

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The USSV Rhino GX might just be the perfect family car

The USSV Rhino GX might just be the perfect family car

While it certainly doesn’t look like a minivan the Rhino GX, from US Specialty Vehicles, is actually well-suited to carting your kids to soccer practice, family road trips, driving the school carpool, or picking up the weekly groceries. No, it doesn't exactly blend in like ever other SUV on the school run, or indeed like any sort of minivan you've ever seen before. All the same there's a good reason why this military-inspired truck might be the perfect family ride.

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The Top 8 Cars with the Highest Depreciation

The Top 8 Cars with the Highest Depreciation

Depreciation is a drag. Although we all know that depreciation is the loss or reduction in value of a particular asset - like cars, for example - there are vehicles that lose their value faster than other cars in the market. This could prove tricky if you’re buying a new car.

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2019 Volvo V60 first drive: The wagon’s time has come

2019 Volvo V60 first drive: The wagon’s time has come

America may love SUVs and crossovers but, if Volvo has its way, at least a small portion of those sales will be carved out by the 2019 Volvo V60. Latest in the automaker's all-new 60 series, it follows in the tread-marks of the handsome V90 and V90 Cross Country. Question is, has Volvo done enough to make this wagon a must-have?

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This is the Ford Mustang hybrid

This is the Ford Mustang hybrid

Ford may be shifting to focus on SUVs and trucks, but there'll be one big constant: the Mustang will still have a key place in the range, albeit with a hybrid drivetrain. Now, the automaker has shared a glimpse of what that car will look like, as part of its new "Built Ford Proud" campaign.

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There’s terrible Ford Ranger Raptor news

There’s terrible Ford Ranger Raptor news

Ford's Ranger Raptor, the pumped-up version of the automaker's new midsize truck, won't be headed to the US, with Ford preferring to push the full-sized F-150 Raptor instead. The Ranger Raptor was revealed back in August, a leaping, growling, bouncing version of the new pickup.

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Leaked Ford GT500 images are reportedly from dealer meeting

Leaked Ford GT500 images are reportedly from dealer meeting

We are very excited at the prospect of a new GT500 around here. There have been several rumors about the car, with one hinting the Mustang would have a 200mph top speed. The new leaked images are claimed to come from a dealer meeting where the car was introduced and the ride in the pictures certainly looks like what Ford has been teasing.

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Ford GT production increased to 1,350 units

Ford GT production increased to 1,350 units

Ford has announced that the popularity of the Ford GT has led it to increase production capacity for the cars by 350 units. The production run for the Ford GT will now total 1,350 units over a period of six years. Ford is opening its final owner application process for select global markets on November 8.

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