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Jeep Cherokee gets new engine, nip and tuck for 2019

Jeep's midsize SUV, the Cherokee, gets a new turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4 engine, a new face and a number of fixes as part of an extensive freshening for the 2019 model year.


Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

Ford's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is still growing.

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COMMENTARY: Krishnan M. Anantharaman
Toyota's slow-and-steady approach won't win this race

While Toyota has been satisfied to manage the evolution of Hybrid Synergy Drive over two decades, competitors such as General Motors, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan have been busy driving the next revolution in transportation.

COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Betting the other guy's farm

When you talk about disruption, nothing seems to approach the electrification of the automobile, at least in the short term.

Many EVs on the way, but few buyers await

Automakers with ambitious plans to roll out more than a hundred new battery-powered models in the next five years appear to be forgetting one thing: Drivers aren't yet buzzed about the technology.

Tesla tells new taxi, Uber drivers not to use Superchargers

Professional drivers looking to buy a Tesla to shuttle paying customers around should consider this: After Friday, vehicles used for commercial purposes won't be allowed to use the company's Superchargers anymore, according to an updated policy.

Sweeping GOP tax reform bill retains EV tax credit

In a major victory for several automakers, the compromise Republican tax bill released late Friday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives had previously proposed.

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