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Longtime automotive journalist Tony Swan dies

Tony Swan, whose career included stints as editor-in-chief of Motor Trend and executive editor of Car and Driver, was know for pushing high-performance to their limits. Tony Swan, a longtime automotive journalist who won the respect of automotive engineers and millions of readers with his daring, aggressive driving on the track, died late Thursday after

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Cox Automotive survey finds more interest in car-sharing

Nearly 40 percent of the 1,250 consumers Cox surveyed said that while access to transportation is necessary, owning a vehicle is not. Photo credit: DAVID PHILLIPS The private vehicle ownership model continues to erode in the minds of Americans, according to a survey of consumers by Cox Automotive. Half of the respondents to the survey

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Mil-Spec Automotive unveils luxurious #002 custom Hummer H1 off-roader

Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) has quickly made a name for itself by building luxurious SUVs based on a reimagined Hummer H1. On Wednesday, MSA revealed its second custom creation based on the H1: the #002 Launch Edition. Fittingly, the #002 follows the #001 Launch Edition, but the follow-up SUV features a slant-back roof design that’s more

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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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