Ford Maverick spy shots bring ‘Transit Connect pickup’ rumor

In excess of the weekend, spy shots of a coming Ford automobile ignited debate all around the Autoblog workplaces as to whether or not we were looking at a up coming-technology Ford Flex or the coming Maverick compact pickup. A surfeit of circumstantial evidence and an amicus curiae contribution from Dan Edmunds created a sturdy case for the latter. In response to our assertions of a crew cab and a tiny bottom, a commenter on the submit noted, “which is [an] awfully brief bed, fully defeating the intent of making a tiny pickup with nearly zero usability.” We can not

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Junkyard Gem: 1979 Chevrolet Chevette, Animal Rights Edition

Basic Motors developed the American-market Chevette in the speedy wake of the 1973 oil disaster, centered on the “world vehicle” rear-wheel-push T-physique style and design, and its very low price of manufacture and simplicity saved it in creation here from 1975 all the way by way of the 1987 model year (for you trivia supporters, the really very first Chevettes were marketed in Brazil in 1973). With variations marketed by Isuzu, Vauxhall, Daewoo, Holden, and just about each and every outpost of the sprawling GM empire, a significant share of the world’s population experienced the possibility to push these vehicles.

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EV maker Lordstown Motors to go public by merging with blank check firm

Lordstown Motors has agreed to go public as a result of a merger with blank-look at company DiamondPeak Holdings in a offer that gives the electrical pickup start off-up a pro forma fairness price of $one.six billion, the firms explained on Monday.

The blended company will be identified as Lordstown Motors Corp next the closure of the offer in the fourth quarter and will trade on the Nasdaq less than the ticker symbol Trip, the firms explained.

A blank-look at company is a shell company that raises cash as a result of an initial public providing to obtain an

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Ford launches credit card to boost customer loyalty

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. formally released the FordPass Rewards Visa card, which delivers prospects income back again on car or truck-connected buys, among other benefits.

The credit history card, which became accessible in July, enables cardholders to receive 5 percent back again on selected Ford transactions, plus a different 5 percent by the FordPass Rewards loyalty application. The card delivers three percent back again for gasoline, auto insurance, parking and other auto-connected buys.

Automotive News first described details of the credit history card in March.

Cardholders get a $100 assertion credit history if they spend $three,000 inside of the

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Rising costs, tariffs, COVID-19 and Mexico have cut into Chinese imports

Even before being elected, President Donald Trump, here with President Xi Jinping, promised to revisit trade deals with China.


Even right before currently being elected, President Donald Trump, right here with President Xi Jinping, promised to revisit trade specials with China.

A blow-by-blow account of the U.S.-China struggle above imports

June 2016: Through a campaign rally, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump decries U.S.-China trade relations and vows to revisit existing agreements.

March 2017: Trump, now U.S. president, calls for tighter tariff enforcement and a assessment of U.S. trade deficits.

April 2017: Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the 1st time and agrees to a one hundred-working day prepare for trade talks.

July 2017: Following one

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Sonic Automotive moves big-time into standalone used-vehicle stores

“A huge section of getting there is going to be possessing this omnichannel on the internet practical experience exactly where most of the vehicles are going to be marketed on the internet,” Smith explained.
Omnichannel strategies allow for a client to seamlessly store and purchase cars through electronic platforms and in merchants.

Previous month, AutoNation Inc., the nation’s most significant new-car or truck retailer, explained it designs to shell out as much as $220 million to increase twenty or more AutoNation United states of america used-only merchants over the next a few a long time, to its current 5 sites.

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