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New-gen pickups win high marks for safety

Crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have violently demonstrated just how safe the latest generation of pickups has become, even compared with models from only a few years ago.


Trump upbeat about trade deal after receiving China response

President Trump said he is optimistic about resolving the trade dispute with China after receiving a response to his demands from Beijing, ahead of a meeting this month with China's Xi Jinping.

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New-gen pickups win high marks for safety

Crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have violently demonstrated just how safe the latest generation of pickups has become, even compared with models from only a few years ago.

UPDATED: 11/16/18 11:44 am ET - adds details, comments
VW to spend $50.2 billion on electric, autonomous vehicles by 2023

Volkswagen Group said it will spend 44 billion euros ($50.2 billion) on electric vehicles, digitalization, autonomous driving and new mobility services by 2023. The 44 billion euro plan is 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) more compared with last year's planning round. The automaker also plans to increase productivity of its factories by 30 percent by 2025.

Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned Corolla

The revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. The Corolla, consistently among the top-selling light vehicles in the U.S., faces persistent headwinds in a market shifting to light trucks.


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