Dodge Durango Driven, Tesla Slammed For Pricing: What’s New

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2014 Dodge Durango

Need three rows of seats, and perhaps some towing capability? You’ll soon find out that your options are either sorely limited, or staid and boring. But the 2014 Dodge Durango is the exception.

Chrysler Is Going Public, Fiat Merger Could Be Just Around The Bend

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee may be nowhere in sight, but Chrysler’s plan to become a publicly traded company is on full view. Yesterday, the automaker filed the paperwork for its initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

2014 Jeep Cherokee Delayed A Third Time Due To Transmission Problems

Chrysler unveiled the 2014 Jeep Cherokee in March at the 2013 New York Auto Show, promising that the all-new crossover would arrive in showrooms in July. But it didn’t. Then, it didn’t again. And according to Detroit News, it’s just been delayed a third time.

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Oregon City man dies in U.S. 30 crash near St. Helens

A 61-year-old Oregon City man died Thursday afternoon in a single vehicle crash on U.S. 30 just outside of St. Helens.

Barry Robinson Jr. was one of four passengers riding in a silver Cadillac Escalade driven by Michael Scarlett of Oakland, Calif. Scarlett was driving eastbound on the highway when he apparently drove up an embankment before rolling “multiple times” and crashing onto the passenger side of his vehicle, according to state police. The crash occurred near milepost 39 on the highway adjacent to the Columbia River. Officials responded to the scene just after 2:15 p.m.

Robinson died in the crash and Scarlett had minor injuries, Oregon State Police said. Zyrone Powell, a 23-year-old Oregon City man, was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

Coleman Ewell and Clayton Ewell, 28 and 25-years-old respectively, had minor injuries as a result off the crash. Those men

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2015 Ford F-150 Recall, 2016 Audi A4, VW Golf GTE Sport: What’s New

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Subaru BRZ Vs. Scion FR-S: Compare Cars

Simple, affordable sports cars are a rare breed nowadays. If you don’t want to go around striking muscle-car poses and doing burnouts, there really aren’t many no-frills rear-wheel-drive coupes. Two of the best possibilities left are ones that you’ll almost certainly want to consider: the Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S.

2015 Ford F-150 Recalled To Fix Flawed Steering: 12,328 Trucks Affected

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 12,300 F-150 pickups from the 2015 model year. According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may have been improperly assembled, and as a result, owners could have trouble steering their trucks.

Hyundai Genesis Vs. Cadillac CTS: Compare Cars

Shopping for a rear-wheel-drive luxury car? For a long time, your options went along the lines of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, maybe Infiniti or Lexus. Yet over the past several years, there are several other

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Toyota unveils self-driving concept vehicle for rides, deliveries

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Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TM) announced on Monday a self-driving electric concept vehicle that it will tailor for companies to use for tasks like ride hailing and package delivery, underscoring how automakers are no longer simply building cars but also providing services to go with them.

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The world’s second-biggest carmaker said it plans to begin testing the e‐Palette concept vehicle in various regions, including the United States, in the early 2020s. It will come in three sizes: a bus-sized vehicle, a shuttle and a small delivery vehicle sized to run on sidewalks.

Toyota said at the CES global technology conference in Las Vegas that it will work with companies including Amazon.com Inc, Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology Co, Pizza Hut, Mazda Motor Corp and Uber Technologies Inc[UBER.UL] to build the vehicle and its hardware and software support and develop connected mobility products.

After intense research and development

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Wilder sentenced to community service for marijuana possession

(Reuters) – Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service on Thursday after being found guilty of misdemeanor marijuana possession.

The 32-year-old American, who last fought in November when he beat Haitian-Canadian Bermane Stiverne with a first-round knockout to retain his WBC heavyweight title, was arrested in Alabama last June.

Wilder, who received a 30-day suspended sentence and two years of probation, was ordered to perform the community service at a local YMCA.

“We respect the court’s ruling. Of course we were hoping a dismissal would be granted,” Wilder’s lawyer, Paul Patterson, said in a phone interview. “We are going to look at our options of appellate relief and then move on from there.”

When Wilder was pulled over last June for having windows tinted beyond the legal limit, officers smelled marijuana coming from inside his Cadillac Escalade.

Patterson said at

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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

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Warwick Junction’s maze of stalls, arches, and bridges can elicit wonder in any first-time visitor to South Africa’s largest marketplace. The area’s nine distinct markets are wedged between

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Chauffeur This 1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne Into Your Life For $18,500

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2016 Audi A6, 2015 Honda Crosstour: What’s

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2015 Honda Crosstour Arrives Tomorrow, Priced From $27,530

The Honda Crosstour’s debut in September 2009 wasn’t very auspicious. Then called the Honda Accord Crosstour, critics assailed the new model’s ungainliness, with far too much badonka in its donk.

Tesla Fights Back In Georgia: Do Traditional Dealerships Stand A Chance?

Elon Musk didn’t take the easy route when he launched Tesla Motors.  It’s not just that he wanted to create game-changing electric cars that could compete with their gas-powered cousins (though he did).

General Motors May Be The First To Offer Cars That Detect Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is a hot topic these days. Beyond the usual distractions of burgers, babies, and blush, now we have to deal with smartphones, infotainment systems, and a host of other bright, shiny things.

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GM Files To Exclude China-Made Buick Envision From Tariffs

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UAW At GM Orion Plant Works Through Tough Cost-Cutting Measures

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