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VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office

VW is exploring several options for its office north of Detroit. It could move elsewhere in the northern Detroit suburbs, it could develop a new office building, it could move within Auburn Hills, Mich., or it could stay put in its current location.  
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VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV

VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsize Passat.
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How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment

Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico.
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U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says

Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted drivers in overall U.S. traffic death figures but has found challenges in getting an accurate picture of all distracted crashes.
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FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules

Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer.
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GM ponders an electric Hummer

The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an electric powertrain is one of many options GM is exploring.
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