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GM and UAW reach tentative deal to end strike

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Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal, hammered out Wednesday after months of bargaining, won't bring an immediate end to the strike by 49,000 hourly workers. Terms of the tentative four-year contract were not released, but it's likely to include some pay raises, lump sum payments to workers, and requirements that GM build new vehicles

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2020 Toyota Yaris global car is an all-new hybrid

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2020 Ford Bronco badge and startup screen possibly discovered

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Look at the huge diffuser on this prototype Tesla Model S at the Nurburgring

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Porsche Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition an all-German celebration

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U.S. lawmakers want to block drunk driving through technology

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Two U.S. senators on Wednesday plan to introduce legislation that would require automakers to install technology to prevent intoxicated drivers from starting a vehicle by the middle of the next decade. For more than 10 years, major automakers and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have been researching technology solutions to prevent impaired driving crashes. In 2017, 10,847 people were killed in crashes on U.S. roads involving an intoxicated driver, with costs to

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FordPass smartphone connected-car service is now free

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Volvo announces plan to become climate neutral by 2040

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Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely Holding, is targeting a 40% reduction in the carbon footprint of each car it manufactures by 2025 as it bids to become fully climate neutral by 2040, it said in a statement on Wednesday. The company aims to reach the 2025 targets through a string of measures, including generating 50% of global sales from fully electric cars and having a 25% share of recycled plastics in new vehicles by that time, both of which have been previously announced. It is also aiming

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Mazda teases electric car again with peek at interior

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Honda jazzes up the Fit for 2020 and the Tokyo auto show

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