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Christopher Runge brings his automotive works of art to Jay Leno's Garage

Follow Jeff “We’ve got a $ 10,000 sound system right here,” says Christoper Runge as he points towards the section of his car that houses the engine. Who is Christopher Runge? He’s the founder of Runge Cars, which jumped into the spotlight when its “Frankfurt Flyer” was revealed in 2012. That car’s official title is

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Henrik's lessons from Fisker Automotive are shaping Fisker Inc.

Follow Joel Henrik Fisker’s making a slash again with a shiny new car called the EMotion. Naturally, the comparisons between his failed Fisker Automotive and the new Fisker Inc. are already being drawn, which leaves us wondering what’s different this time around. We sat down with Fisker at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las

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“Suicide Squad”-inspired BMW i8 is a wild piece of automotive art

Follow Jeff The film itself, for some, was a bit of a letdown. There’s no denying, however, that Jared Leto’s interpretation of Batman’s preeminent foe in “Suicide Squad” was quite over the top. He reportedly fell rather deeply down a rabbit hole with his portrayal of The Joker, which is surprising given the percentage of

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Penske Automotive raises dividend — again

DETROIT — Penske Automotive Group Inc. has raised its dividend by a penny — again — to 31 cents a share for the first quarter, the auto retailer said Wednesday. “Based on the strength of the company’s financial performance in the first quarter of 2017, the Board of Directors is pleased to offer an increase

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David Brown Automotive reveals the Singer of Minis

Mini is an iconic brand with a storied history in producing small economy cars beginning in the late 1950s. But, by today’s standards, Mini isn’t so miniature anymore. And while the brand keeps the Mini Rocketman in limbo, David Brown Automotive has returned with a modern take on the classic economy car. It’s simply called

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Supreme Court case could change the game for automotive patent lawsuits

Photo credit: Getty Images/Stockphoto The result of a Supreme Court case heard on Monday between two food companies may benefit the automotive industry and its technology suppliers.  The patent case, TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, centers on where plaintiffs in an intellectual property or patent infringement dispute can file a lawsuit. Under

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