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F1 champ Jenson Button sets 2017 Honda Civic Type R's final lap record

Follow Viknesh Honda has been out to prove the performance of its Civic Type R since the feisty hatch debuted for the 2017 model year, and its yardstick has been to set the lap record for front-wheel-drive cars at famous race tracks around the globe, including the Nürburgring. The final attempt took place recently at

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2017 Ford GT catches fire in Germany

It’s never a good day when a car catches fire, but when a high-priced supercar catches fire, not only do we take notice, but so does the automaker. In this case, a 2017 Ford GT has burned to the ground in Munich, Germany, and Ford has weighed in. The owner in Germany has not provided

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Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss

Investors have rallied around Tesla, riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric car company. Tesla’s 2017 financial results released on Wednesday still show the company has a long way to go, however. Tesla lost a total of $ 1.96 billion in 2017 and posted its worst financial quarter ever in Q4.

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Aston Martin delivered most cars since 2008 in 2017

Last year was a good one for British luxury and sports car maker Aston Martin. The brand announced on Thursday that 2017 marked the highest number of cars delivered since 2008 with 5,117 vehicles sold. Retail sales also increased 58 percent year-over-year. Aston Martin pointed to the DB11 and special projects such as the Vanquish

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U.S. sales slip in 2017, ending 7-year streak

U.S. sales of the Ford F-Series pickup totaled 896,764, up 9.3 percent, in 2017. Photo credit: DAVID PHILLIPS UPDATED: 1/3/18 6:37 pm ET – adds details U.S. new light-vehicle sales slipped 5 percent in December and dipped 1.8 percent to 17.25 million for all of 2017 — ending a string of seven annual gains that

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In 2017, we said goodbye to …

Here are some of the industry notables who died in 2017.  Arjay Miller, Ford Miller was a member of the Whiz Kids, a group of 10 young men who famously persuaded Henry Ford II to hire them en masse in the late 1940s from Harvard, where they had mastered statistical analysis for the U.S. military

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