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Florida woman’s plea: My 2003 Honda Accord for your Necco Wafers

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Let us now turn our attention to Necco Wafers. Specifically, the very fate of the age-old multi-colored gelatin candy, which is offered in seven flavors, amid the financial crisis of Necco, officially known as the New England Confectionary Co. What does this have to do with automobiles, you might ask? Well, a 23-year-old Florida woman named Katie Samuels has such fond memories of eating the confection as a child that she offered her car in exchange for wholesaler Candystore.com's remaining stoc

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Subaru WRX STI might finally get power bump for 2019

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Since it arrived in the US, the Subaru WRX STI has hovered around 300 horsepower. That was world-class in the early 2000s, but the 2018 model's 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer-four 305 horsepower output is no longer something to write home about. This week, The Truth About Cars reported that the hottest Impreza might get another slight bump. A NHTSA document lists the 2019 model at all of 310 horsepower, the same output as the limited-run WRX STI Type RA.

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Pininfarina and HKG reveal electric H500 and K350 concepts

Auto Express News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:11
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Hybrid Kinetic Group and Pininfarina announce H500 and K350 electric concepts ahead of appearances at the Beijing Motor Show

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Mercedes-Benz plans new EQ S electric sedan

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Mercedes-Benz is working on a full-size battery-electric sedan called the EQ S as part of plans to unveil 10 new electric vehicles by 2022. Bloomberg reports the sedan will be about the size of its flagship S-Class and compete with the Tesla Model S for buyers of luxury electric vehicles.

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VW's warring stakeholders to hash out new strategy

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Volkswagen directors will meet on Thursday to discuss a far-reaching shake-up of its structure and leadership, in a test of unity for the car and truck maker's often divided management, labor chiefs and other stakeholders.

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Ford to ramp up Lincoln rollout in China in bid to catch rivals

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DETROIT/BEIJING — Ford Motor Co's premium Lincoln brand plans to build as many as five new vehicles in China by 2022, according to two U.S. sources, in a move to expand sales in the world's largest vehicle market that would also blunt the impact of trade U.S.-China trade spats.

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Family of Tesla crash driver hires law firm, questions Autopilot

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The family of a driver killed in a Tesla car crash has hired law firm Minami Tamaki LLP to explore legal options, the law firm said on Wednesday, adding that the Autopilot feature in the electric carmaker's vehicle probably caused his death.

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New hot Audi SQ3 on the way

Auto Express News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:45
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The new Audi SQ3 is set to produce over 300bhp, and we've spotted it testing

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Hyundai i30 N Sport warm hatch spotted testing

Auto Express News Feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:58
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Spy shots show the sporty new Hyundai i30 N Sport model that will sit below the full-blown i30 N hot hatch

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New Orleans resident keeps getting speeding tickets for his parked car

Auto Blog News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:15

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Speed cameras have dipped below the surface of the news cycle, yet the programs often remain a nuisance. New Orleans resident Donald Schultz provides the latest example of municipal malfeasance: A speed camera has issued at least ten speeding citations since 2011 to the Nissan Frontier that Schultz parks in front of his house. A car doing more than the posted 35-mph limit triggers the camera, located in the median of Canal Boulevard, but the camera reads the stationary Frontier's license plate i

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Porsche 911 Speedster spied looking like a drop-top GT3

Auto Blog News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 22:32

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The last Porsche 911 Speedster capped off the old 997-generation 911. It was basically a convertible Carrera GTS with a slight humpback and a number of performance and styling changes. A new Speedster has been rumored to be in the works for a while. These new spy photos show that Porsche is indeed working on a new drop-top 911, and it looks far more GT3 than GTS.

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Chinese EV startup Xiaopeng Motors plans to raise $1.6B this year

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If you haven't already picked your Chinese-backed electric vehicle startup that plans to challenge Tesla, you've got your work cut out for you. This list keeps growing. If you haven't included Xiaopeng Motors (A.K.A. Xpeng Motors) to your short list, the up-and-comer has 1.6 billion reasons you should.

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Tesla targets November 2019 for start of Model Y production

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Tesla Inc is targeting November 2019 as the start of production for its Model Y sport utility vehicle, with production in China to begin two years later, two sources told Reuters this week, shedding some light on the electric vehicle maker's next project that could tax its resources and capacity.

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Lexus ES sedan (probably) teased ahead of Beijing debut

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Lexus has shared a teaser image of a yet-unnamed future production car, which we believe to be the upcoming ES. The now-familiar spindle grille fills almost the entire image, which Lexus has served us with the tagline "Expect the Unexpected".

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Uber still believes autonomous vehicles have a future, says CEO

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Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday that the ride-sharing company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona last month.

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