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GM will equip big '19 pickups with I-4 turbo in mpg battle vs. Ford, Ram


UPDATED: 5/18/18 10:29 am ET - corrected

GM is doubling the number of engines available on the retooled 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, including a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine that can run on two cylinders to increase fuel economy. The 2.7-liter, I-4 turbo is a milestone for the company and industry.

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Jeep Wrangler gets big boost in fuel economy

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UPDATED: 5/10/18 5:17 pm ET - adds details
Audi to skip 2019 Detroit auto show, joining BMW, Benz

In dropping out of the 2019 Detroit auto show, Audi said it will continue to evaluate auto shows case by case, relative "to the timing of our product introductions and the value the show brings from a media and consumer perspective."

UPDATED: 5/10/18 11:13 am ET
Cadillac scraps ATS sedan

General Motors will discontinue the Cadillac ATS sedan after the 2018 model year, just six years after introducing the small car as a worthy rival to the strongest German competitors.

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A final goodbye to the Ford Focus, C-Max

Ford marked a milestone Friday when the final Focus sedan and C-Max Hybrid rolled off the line at Michigan Assembly Plant -- one the automaker would apparently rather not acknowledge.

Aston's off-roader

Aston Martin and partner Triton Submarines said they have finished design work on their Project Neptune, a hypercarlike extension of Triton's line of submersibles that can dive to about 1,600 feet


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