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Fare would compare to a taxi. Should the auto industry worry?

People in the business seem to prefer the term Vertical Take-Off and Landing craft (VTOLs)

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Let's do some basic math on cars, and let's admit it: We love to drive.

It's just horse sense: We'll still enjoy driving. In fact, ask any horse.

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But there's still money to be made by tech companies in the automotive world.

Tech companies are getting realistic about the automotive segment.

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Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

It's not the way we drive cars that could change, it's how we build and sell them that's ready to be disrupted.

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Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

John McElroy discusses how Chinese automotive design is coming into its own.

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Honda now has a supercar production facility in rural Ohio that would be the envy of any Formula One team.

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Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

Autoline's John McElroy suggests how to fix fuel-economy and emissions issues in the United States.

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Autoline on Autoblog With John McElroy

No Germany, this is not economic warfare. Why Volkswagen's leader are doing a poor job of fixing the diesel scandal.

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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

Industry expert John McElroy suggests that Ford, GM, and Fiat-Chrysler should merge their powertrain operations. Heresy? Maybe. But hear him out.

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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

Auto industry expert John McElroy looks at the growing trend of car- and ridesharing. For some people, their current cars are the last ones they'll ever buy.

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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

At a time when car companies are putting more emphasis on the interior craftsmanship of their cars, several of the supplier companies which dominate the interiors business are running for the exits, or are getting ready to.

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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

The US auto market is on pace for record sales this year. But the percentage of the population buying new cars is declining. Why? Stagnant wages.

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Autoline On Autoblog With John McElroy

Last year Porsche sold 47,000 vehicles in the US market, with seven different models. Corvette sold 35,000 cars with one. Imagine what Corvette could do as a standalone brand with more models in its lineup.

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Provided You Buy Vehicles In Bulk

Commercial truck and bus fleets in the United States are becoming keenly interested in running their vehicles on liquid propane (LPG), as this column reported back in March. That's because propane prices are substantially below those for gasoline or diesel, or even for compressed natural gas (CNG). Moreover, LPG provides substantial savings in maintenance costs and up to a 50-percent reduction in CO2 emissions. Now, the question is, will LPG catch on with everyday drivers and not just commercial

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Fleets can save well over $150,000 in fuel costs over the six-year life of a truck.

Volkswagen is run very differently than every other automaker. Actually, its corporate structure looks more like General Motors did from 1920 to 1970. In other words, VW now looks like the GM that was once the largest and most profitable corporation in the world.

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There's no one single breakthrough, but rather a combination of improvements that make this possible.

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What Changed DOE Secretary Steven Chu's Mind About Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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New Technology Aims To Take Your Hands Off The Steering Wheel

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Modern Car Thieves Outsmart The Law By Cloning

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