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Auto News for Friday, July 24th.

07.24.2015

Ford seeks to shake "stigma" of Detroit's Most Generous Automaker, threatens a move to Mexico. Effort put on hold after the Ford Stigma Shaker is recalled for loose connecting rods.

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Auto News for Wednesday, July 22

07.22.2015

Tesla announces Model S ‘Ludicrous’ upgrade. 0 to 60 in 2.8. Acceleration so fast, owners' bald spots may be left behind.

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Wear a Tinfoil Hat? These Inconspicuous Cars Keep It on the Downlow

07.21.2015

So, you're a Doomsday prepper and you scan the skies for black helicopters like Henry Hill in Goodfellas. You need a car that's going to help you blend in with the crowd.

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Do Uber and Lyft Redline Low-Income Communities?

07.21.2015

Some critics allege that ultra-modern ride-sharing services resemble old-line taxi operations in declining service to poor communities. No way, say Uber and Lyft.

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What Caused the Engine to Seize?

07.21.2015

Don's daughter's engine suddenly seized up, and now the car is dead. What caused this and was there anything they could have done to have prevented it?

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Auto News for Friday, July 17

07.17.2015

Senate panel killed a proposal to permit companies to continue renting vehicles that have been recalled. Thanks, guys. There go all of our Hertz homonym jokes.

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Best Car Threads on the Incredible, Imploding Reddit

07.16.2015

The site is in turmoil, but while it's still alive take a look at some very funny (and informative) auto-related Subreddits.

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Laura's One Year Car

07.16.2015

Laura's family needs a second car so she can do research for her dissertation, but she only plans to keep it for a year. Should she buy or lease? Car Talk's advice here.

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E-Golf Revisited: 2200 Miles Later

07.16.2015

Has the e-Golf managed to win over a skeptic? Jamie Kitman checks in 2200 miles later.

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Sharkskin Suit

07.15.2015

A Texas company's car wrap has contributed to eight land speed records. And they owe it all to sharks. How? Find out here.

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