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Ford PowerShift Transmission Subject To New Class Action Lawsuit In USA

Owners of Ford Fiesta and Focus models in the United States have launched a class action lawsuit against the automaker surrounding complaints against the problematic PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission fitted to those cars. The suit identified owner problems including unusual noise and shuddering, delays in downshifting, slipping, jerky operation and …

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Saab’s Comeback To Focus On EVs For Ridesharing.

Remember Saab? Of course, the slightly left-of-centre Swedish automaker that withered and died under GM’s control before being sold off to National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) and undergoing a series of false-starts on its road to redemption. NEVS is confident that this time things will turn out better, and has …

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2017 Holden Astra Sedan

Holden has announced full details of its Astra Sedan range, which is set to arrive in Australian showrooms from the start of July. Unlike the hatch with which it shares its name, the Astra sedan features unique styling thanks to its origins as the Chevrolet Cruze in other markets, although …

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2017 Ford F-150 4×4 King Ranch Review – Southfork Living

It’s better than a 1937 Nash Lafayette, though fuel economy — in real world driving — seems to be slightly less, if I’m to believe the results of the Mobilgas Economy Run. I’m referring to my great-grandfather’s 1937 (or ’38) Lafayette, a fixture of my mother’s otherwise carless childhood in postwar Baby …

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Rare Rides: This 1990 Daihatsu Charade is the Essence of Car

I really enjoy encountering the cheap and cheerful compacts of the past. Their lack of technological complexity, superb integrity in exterior design, and complete absence of flim-flam is refreshing. Our Rare Ride today is such a compact, from a company many in North America don’t know. It’s the Daihatsu Charade. But before …

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