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Consumer Reports says it will retest Tesla Model 3 after promised brake fix

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Consumer Reports has said it will retest the Tesla Model 3 it purchased to confirm that a promised firmware update to the braking system corrects the poor and inconsistent emergency stopping distances the publication reported.

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Consumer Reports says it will retest Tesla Model 3 after promised brake fix originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 May 2018 15:41:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ousted Ford exec Raj Nair lands at firm that builds Ford GT

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Raj Nair, the former president of Ford North America who left the company earlier this year following an internal investigation into "inappropriate behavior," has a new gig as a top executive at the Canadian auto supplier that builds the Ford GT.

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Ousted Ford exec Raj Nair lands at firm that builds Ford GT originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 May 2018 12:58:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan brings straight-six power to the traditional sedan

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The final piece of the inline-6-powered, midsize Mercedes-AMG lineup has been added: the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan that will use the same 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six as the CLS53, and E53 coupe and cabrio. Producing the same 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, it features the same 48-volt ultra-mild hybrid assist combined with a starter-generator and a small electrically-driven compressor in the intake tract to help reduce turbo lag.

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Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy

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Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.

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Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 May 2018 12:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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