New UK car registrations fell 4.4% in September from a year earlier, according to the motor industry. That made it the worst September this century in what is normally the industry’s second most important month. There were just 328,041 new registrations in the month, said the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The car
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8:50 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Matt Smith held onto their points leads to win season titles Sunday at the Dodge NHRA Finals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Torrence raced to his third straight Top Fuel championship, Hagan claimed his third Funny Car
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What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Lexus IS? What does it compare to? The 2021 Lexus IS compact luxury sedan induces new or first-time Lexus buyers into Toyota’s luxury brand. It competes with the Genesis G70 and Cadillac CT4, and more aspirationally the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.  Is the 2021 Lexus IS a
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Hope is rising among auto parts suppliers as they tally up improved business results for the third quarter. For some, the quarter stood in stark contrast to a spring and early summer beaten down by business interruptions and cash crises caused by the coronavirus pandemic. At Gentex Corp., the Zeeland, Mich., maker of mirror and
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FRANKFURT — The head of the Berlin engine plant run by Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz, Rene Reif, has defected to rival Tesla Inc., German union IG Metall said, calling on employees to protest his departure. IG Metall said there would be a protest in front of the Mercedes factory on Thursday and called on Daimler to present
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2:34 PM ET Williams’ acting principal Simon Roberts tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and will miss this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix, the Formula One team said. Williams, last in the championship with four races remaining, said Roberts had not travelled to Istanbul or been in close contact with any other members of the race
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What kind of car is the 2021 Chevy Blazer? What does it compare to? The 2021 Chevy Blazer is a five-seat crossover SUV that revives an old off-road nameplate. This one’s a family wagon, with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive and a  choice between a trio of engines. The Blazer’s big rivals include
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Bentley will phase out its famed internal-combustion engines by 2030 and switch to full-electric vehicles as part of long-term plans to dramatically cut or eliminate emissions. The Volkswagen Group ultraluxury brand said last week it will add two plug-in hybrids next year and its first full-electric vehicle in 2025. The EV will be the first
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TOKYO — Honda has received type approval in Japan to sell vehicles with Level 3 “eyes off” autonomous driving technology. The automaker said it plans to launch sales of Legend sedan equipped with the newly approved automated driving equipment by March 31.  The approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism enables
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