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CAR NEWS: Ford Power Stroke good news, and the bad…

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Only a few days ago, Ford and their loyal truck customers were partying hard. After what seemed like decades of waiting, Ford announced that their all-time best-selling full-size F-150 was finally going to get its own Power Stroke diesel engine. The party did not last long. About 36 hours ago, it was announced that Ford was being sued by truck owners in the wake of allegations that the Blue Oval has fitted diesel emission cheat ...

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CAR NEWS: The F-150 Power Stroke has finally arrived!

Where to begin? How long have Ford pickup truck enthusiasts been waiting for this piece of news? Years? More like decades! The best-selling full-size truck in North America will finally get a Power Stroke diesel engine to call all its own! Let’s start by stating the obvious facts: The RAM 1500 has been available with an EcoDiesel engine for a number of years now, and the newest generation Nissan Titan XD’s sports an actual Cummins ...

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Several companies will test the Tesla truck

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According to various sources, there are currently more than 1,000 pre-orders for the Tesla truck unveiled a few weeks ago. Big names are on the list of companies interested in the electric semitrailer including Wal-Mart, Anheuser-Busch, DHL and now Pepsi who has apparently placed an order for 100 Tesla trucks. The majority of these companies claim that the reduced cost of using the new Tesla truck combined with the vehicle’s positive image explains the decision ...

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CAR NEWS: The Tesla truck will cost between $ 150,000 and $ 200,000 US

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A week after the unveiling of its electric semi-truck in California, Tesla offered more information on how it plans to price its latest project. Three versions of the new electric Tesla truck will be available. The entry-level model with a range of 480 kilometers will be available starting from US $ 150,000 while the model with 800 kilometers of range will require US $ 180,000. A special version called Founders Series will be available for ...

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TECHNO: the 2019 Infiniti QX50 will get the new VC-T variable compression engine

Unveiled last year, Infiniti’s Variable Compression CV-T engine will be officially introduced to the market under the hood of the upcoming 2019 Infiniti QX50. Unique in its ability to vary its compression ratio, the VC-T engine (or VC-Turbo) from the Japanese manufacturer promises vast improvements in fuel consumption that do not come at the expense of performance. More specifically, the QX50’s VC-T engine delivers 268 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque, and can reach 60 ...

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CAR NEWS: Tesla nearing bankruptcy according to Bob Lutz

Less than 24 hours after Tesla once again grabbed the world’s attention with the unveiling of the awesome Roadster and its semi-trailer electric truck, GM’s former vice president Bob Lutz threw some shade on the groundbreaking automaker. “The company, folks, is going out of business. At this rate they’ll never get to 2019”, Lutz said in an interview with CNBC. According to Lutz, Tesla will soon have to raise more capital in order to support ...

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CAR NEWS: What you need to know about the Tesla truck unveiled tonight

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Tesla is getting ready to unveil a new product tonight which means that, essentially, the world will stop turning for a few moments. Like the late Steve Jobs when he introduced a new iPhone, Elon Musk has mastered the art of captivating crowds and generating a level of craze that other manufacturers can only envy from afar. New Tesla Model S? A new Model Y sub-compact SUV? Actually no. Tesla is preparing to present its ...

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The 10 lowest-selling vehicles in Canada

There are more than 240 new vehicles available to consumers in the Canadian market today. In other words, there are a lot of options for buyers, and manufacturers must therefore make sure their models stand out in their respective segments. If they don’t, they just won’t sell them. For different reasons, some models are simply not popular with consumers. Sometimes it’s because they do not have a sufficient competitive advantage over their rivals, while at ...

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STUDY: Electric vehicle carbon emissions calculated for each country

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There is no doubt that an electric car pollutes less than a gas-powered car once on the road. That said, the level of pollution generated by EVs when other external factors, such as the energy used to generate the electricity required for their operation, are taken into account has long been debated. A recently published study by the University of Michigan sought to explore the issue a little further. This study examined the pollution generated ...

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NEW CAR: What you need to know about the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler

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The new-generation Jeep Wrangler is coming. The model will be officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November, and then the media will get behind the wheel in early December. In the meantime, there isn’t too much information about the new Wrangler and we will therefore have to wait until Los Angeles to know more about the technical details of Jeep’s flagship model. With the three photos recently unveiled by the American ...

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