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    Bueller? Bueller? Liftmaster’s latest commercial would ruin Ferris’ day off

    It’s not easy to make a memorable commercial for a garage-door opener, but LiftMaster found a way. The company on Monday released a 30-second ad spoofing the 1980s cult-classic movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” If you’re not familiar, the plot centers around the titular high schooler (played by Matthew Broderick) skipping school. At one point, […] More

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    General Motors and Nikola deal still in discussion

    General Motors and Nikola haven’t finalized a deal that would see GM supply the startup with batteries and hydrogen fuel cells for the Badger pickup truck and a line of fuel-cell semi trucks, Reuters reported Tuesday. The deal was supposed to be finalized by Sept. 30, but both companies confirmed in statements to Reuters that […] More

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    Lexus cuts price on redesigned 2021 Lexus IS F Sport

    The 2021 Lexus IS compact sedan gets an updated look, a stiffer suspension, and a streamlined model lineup that cuts the price on top F Sport models, Lexus announced Wednesday.   Even though the powertrains haven’t changed, they are the source of the biggest change when it comes to pricing. Three powertrains are still offered on […] More

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    2021 Audi RS 5 arrives with fresh looks, special launch editions

    Audi updated its A5 and S5 for the 2020 model year but the late launch of the updated RS 5 sees the high-performance option arrive as a 2021 model. The updated 2021 Audi RS 5 reaches showrooms this fall in coupe and Sportback hatch body styles, and to mark the launch Audi is offering Ascari […] More

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    This one’s honed on the track for $40,025

    Lexus on Monday unveiled a new generation of its IS small sedan, one boasting sharper looks than its predecessor, new infotainment technology and a chassis honed on the track. The new IS will start from $40,025 including destination when it arrives in showrooms this fall as a 2021 model. It will sharpened for the track, […] More

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    Jaguar Land Rover is making luxury interiors of landfill waste

    Luxury-car interiors usually feature wood and leather, but Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is opting for something different—landfill waste. The British automaker is the latest of several to begin using recycled materials for car interiors. JLR announced Tuesday that it will use Econyl nylon “to develop high-quality interiors from ocean and landfill waste.” Next-generation Jaguar and […] More

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    EPA chief pushes back on California ban on sales of gas vehicles by 2035

    California’s plan to ban sales of new gasoline cars in 2035 is already facing resistance from the federal government. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) boss Andrew Wheeler on Monday questioned the California plan in a letter, Reuters reported. The plan “raises serious questions regarding its legality and practicality,” Wheeler reportedly wrote. Wheeler said an influx of […] More

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    Buick previews future styling with Electra EV concept

    Buick has revived its Electra nameplate for a modern vehicle but it’s a concept and not a production model. The new Electra concept was unveiled on Monday at a private event in Shanghai, China. It previews a new design language for Buick called Potential Energy, and it’s fitted with some of the technologies we can […] More

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