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by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 10th 2017

Tesla calls the Model 3, which the company revealed last week, “our most affordable car yet.” At a starting price of $35,000, they’re not wrong, but affordability is relative. In their eagerness to see Elon Musk’s electric car empire overthrow the old,...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 10th 2017

Auto sales hit an all-time high last year in the United States, and many analysts expect another record this year.But in this surge, some automakers are increasing sales by counting new cars bought by their own dealers as sold, raising questions about whether...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 10th 2017

Because so many years have passed, the odds are you never heard of Charlie Shambaugh (1877-1940).His fame came three generations ago. And when he died, these words had earned places in the first sentence of his obituary: “mechanical genius” — “pioneer...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 10th 2017

If there’s one thing we learned from endless episodes of MTV Cribs back in the day, it’s that athletes, rock stars, and A-list celebrities are all bonded by a common interest: A love and passion for fast and expensive cars.While everyone is likely familiar...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 10th 2017

Despite intermittent volatility, markets have rallied since 2014 on high growth expectations from the economy. But while acceleration in growth still remains tentative in many pockets, the auto sector is one space which has seen promising sales. Heavy truck and...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 9th 2017

They’ve done it before and they’re doing it again. At the risk of sounding repetitive Mercedes-Benz is about to launch another mind dazzlingMercedes Maybach Concept. Only this one seems set to throw a shroud of tedium over all its predecessors. The all-electric,...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 9th 2017

You may want to avoid these models. Trying to steer clear of the clunkers lurking at your local wheels dealership? Then you may wish to avoid these autos.Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter. Out of the all the latest models, these cars ranked lowest...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 9th 2017

By Emmanuel Mayah A total N215 billion in import duty exemptions was granted in four years, between 2011 and May 2014 under the leadership of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. Most of the waiver deals, it was gathered, were sealed...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 9th 2017

It’s a common practice for cities to make developers widen a street when they put up a new building. The thinking is that development creates car trips that must be accommodated with more asphalt. But new research suggests these policies don’t help anyone....

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 9th 2017

Most of us who are of a certain age can still recall the first time someone showed us the Internet and bravely tried to explain how it worked (“you put your cursor on any of the bits in blue and click on them and they will take you to new places which will also...