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    Official: Chrysler and Google launch virtual 200 factory tour [w/video]
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    Google is no stranger to showing off some of the most interesting automotive destinations in the world, like the museums for Lamborghini and Ducati, or even a Tesla showroom. However, it's taking that technology even further with a new, in-depth look of the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant where ...

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    Report: Mercedes boosts CLA supplies, says it could sell twice as many
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    It's been a few months since we talked about the Mercedes-Benz CLA's status as an unmitigated hit, but a new story from Automotive News will allow us to revisit the sleek, fast-selling, four-door home run. Production has been increased again, with some of the extra capacity destined for North ...

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    Report: Tesla Gigafactory $1.2 billion deal details lets EV company sell direct and more
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    Movie Tax Breaks, Insurance Companies Losing Out Now that the Nevada-based deal for the Tesla Motors Gigafactory has been made official, we've got more details on the automaker's $1.2-billion benefits package. As originally reported, this is the broad breakdown: $725 million for a 20-year 100 ...

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    Motorsport: Audi Sport sets up new shop in Neuburg
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    Racing fans may know Audi best for its Le Mans team that's positively dominated the endurance racing scene. But as formidable as its Le Mans program is, that's only one of the racing disciplines in which Audi competes. It also competes in the full FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as ...

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    Report: How Dodge dealers are earning the right to sell Hellcats
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    We all hate the idea of the dreaded dealer markup when it comes to buying a highly anticipated new car. Take the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, for example. You might spend hours reading about its supercharged V8 and speccing the model just right in the configurator, but when it finally comes ...

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    Official: Mini Oxford gives birth to 3-millionth car [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of Minis having only recently launched a few months ago, the company's Plant Oxford has found another reason to celebrate as it reached two major milestones almost simultaneously. Since production of the new, BMW-revived version began there in 2001, the factory has ...

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    Official: 2015 Dodge Viper price drops $15k and gets more power
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    We recently saw updated specs and new trims of the 2015 Viper, but it looks like the folks at Dodge were saving the biggest surprise for last. Prices on all levels of the American sports car are seeing an immediate, across-the-board price cut of US$15,000 south of the border; even 2014 models ...

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    Report: Cadillac dealers frustrated over Escalade production snarls
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    Lincoln went through it during the launch of the MKZ last year, Jeep went through something similar with its Cherokee launch, and now the 2015 Cadillac Escalade has apparently caught the bug: dealer delivery delays because of quality control checks. Automotive News reports that Cadillac dealers ...

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    Official: 2015 Ford Mustang production starts in Flat Rock
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    Today's the day, Ford fans. Production has officially commenced on the sixth-generation 2015 Mustang at the company's Flat Rock, MI factory. As production ramps up, sales should kick off in the coming months. The production news isn't just a bit deal for American fans. With the new Mustang ...

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    Green: Canada's Tar Sands vs. Electric Cars
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    It's pretty common knowledge - especially if you're the type to regularly visit sites such as our sister site AutoblogGreen and its ilk - that it's simply cheaper to drive a kilometre on electrical power than on gasoline. We also know that it is inefficient to convert oil sands into usable fuel ...

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