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Lexus gives halo car another try with LC

For Lexus to make its popular LF-LC concept work as a production car, it had to keep the cost in check -- for the automaker and for consumers.

Average U.S. fuel economy holds steady in November

The average fuel economy for new cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. remained unchanged in November as an increasing number of light trucks were

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Volkswagen Group leads automotive spending on advertising

Volkswagen Group led automotive spending on Advertising Age’s 2016 list of the top 100 advertisement spenders worldwide. Fifteen automakers and tire maker Bridgestone constituted the automotive category on the World’s Largest Advertisers list.

Detroit wants to maintain control of technological advances

Detroit is willing to let Silicon Valley into the car, but it’s not ready to hand over the keys. Automakers and suppliers said today that while the technology coming from the West Coast has been key to industry advancement, traditional companies still will control the fate of future vehicles.

Average U.S. fuel economy holds steady in November

The average fuel economy for new cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. remained unchanged in November as an increasing number of light trucks were sold in comparison to cars, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said today.

Former Mitsubishi plant in Ill. may house startup automaker

The former Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Ill., soon could be purchased by little-known startup automotive firm Rivian Automotive. Rivian is in discussions to buy the plant, which was shuttered in May, and invest up to $175 million in it by 2024 and create 500 jobs by 2021, the state said.

BLOG: Luca Ciferri
Land Rover sets sail on epic quest

Land Rover is teaming up with the UK's most successful sailor and with a former McLaren Formula One team principal in a $138 million bid to win the America's Cup, the world's most prestigious sailing trophy.

BLOG: David Undercoffler
Behind the wheel of the Lexus LC

Before we dine on the main course of what it's like to drive the 2018 Lexus LC coupe, let's set the table: The LC is not the LFA.

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