Sir Roger Moore: Remembering the Man, and the Cars Behind the Eyebrow

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You’ll have to forgive this author. It’s hard to see your heroes die, and today brought yet another sad moment, another painful departure of a silver screen idol. Roger Moore — Sir Roger Moore, to be exact — has died at the age of 89. As an admittedly Bond-obsessed youth, a great childhood moment was walking up and touching the white More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Study: People Don’t Trust Uber or Lyft to Build Self-Driving Cars

A recent study has discovered most drivers prefer to see traditional automakers developing their autonomous cars, not ride-hailing companies like Uber or Lyft. In Inrix’s Connected & Autonomous Vehicle More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

LeEco Lays Off Majority of U.S. Employees; Likely More Bad News for Faraday Future

China’s Netflix equivalent, LeEco, confirmed it would be eliminating the better part of its North American workforce today. LeEco has recently gotten involved in a myriad of expensive tech-focused endeavors More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Don’t Touch Vehicle Content Rules, Say Automakers Ahead of NAFTA Negotiations

As the clock counts down to the beginning of talks aimed at revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, automakers in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada know one thing they don’t want to see changed — More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

FCA Announces Pricing for the ‘840 Horsepower’ Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Dodge announced pricing for the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon today — not that it matters, as dealers will do everything in their powers to not adhere to its MSRP. However, the starting point for their gouging More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Justice Department Sues Fiat Chrysler over Diesel ‘Defeat Devices’

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, alleging the automaker violated the Clean Air Act. At the root of the lawsuit is roughly 104,000 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

After Snatching Away the Perk, Tesla Returns Free Charging to Certain Owners

Chatty Tesla owners who compel their friends and family to consider buying a Model S or X are apparently behind the company’s U-Turn on paid Supercharger use. At the beginning of the year, Tesla, in a bid More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

CEO Says it Could Be ‘Years’ Before Volkswagen Gets Its Corporate Culture Under Control

Volkswagen has attempted to portray itself as a kinder and more responsible automaker in the wake of its emissions cheating scandal. However, CEO Matthias Müller says convincing middle management to change has More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Trackday Diaries: Veni, Vidi, Vici, Amavi

I don’t Netflix and I don’t chill. I live my life in the first person and I take my stories through my own eyeballs so I can turn around and tell them to you. So here is a little story for you, about More...

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By nnw On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Dealer Lesson: JM Lexus, the Most Successful Lexus Dealer In America, Is a No-Dicker-Sticker Store

Half an hour from Fort Lauderdale, in Margate, Florida, sits JM Lexus, the highest-volume Lexus dealership in the United States. Even by Lexus standards, where throughput is the best of any premium automaker operating More...