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Audi Squeezes More Than 600 HP Out of its New Turbo-Four Race Engine

Four-cylinder racing engines making big power is nothing new, but a four-banger designed to make big power and last an entire season is. Audi has unveiled its engine for the 2019 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) season: a turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4 that it says produces more than 610 hp and can run for approximately 3,700 miles. […]

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Volkswagen Boss: VW Needs to Earn “Significantly More Money” With its Cars

The Volkswagen brand is cutting 7,000 jobs as it prepares to roll out new electric cars, which are less complex to build and don’t require as many workers. Now a week later, Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess is pushing for the company to be more efficient so it can achieve its goals. “We must earn […]

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Ford Invests $850 Million in Flat Rock Plant for EVs, Next-Gen Mustang

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is adding production of a fully electric vehicle at a second North American plant as part of its $11 billion investment plan set last year. The No. 2 U.S. automaker said it is investing about $900 million in southeast Michigan and creating 900 jobs through 2023 as part […]

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Volvo Will Put Cameras Inside its Cars to Monitor Driver Behavior

Many people are still getting used to the advanced features in today’s cars, from lane keeping assist and steering assist to that beep you hear every time you want to switch lanes and a car is in your blind spot. But this is only the beginning. In its quest to completely eliminate driver deaths, Volvo […]

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Why Lexus is Investing in Racing – The Big Picture

“Win on Sunday, sell on Monday.” It’s a marketing line as old as the automobile. When Henry Ford raced—and famously beat—rival automaker Alexander Winton on the Detroit Driving Club’s 1-mile oval at Grosse Pointe in 1901, it wasn’t to prove who was the better driver, but whose was the better car. Racing made the reputations […]

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