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Poll: Weather, disasters convincing Americans climate change is real

Wildfires, floods and smog drive home the risk to 'the things that we all hold dear'

Wildfires, floods and smog drive home the risk to 'the things that we all hold dear'

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This or That: 1992 GMC Typhoon vs. 2004 Volvo S60 R

Which of these two vehicles is a better $10,000 sleeper?

Which of these two vehicles is a better $10,000 sleeper?

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Should heavy-duty pickup trucks have window stickers with fuel mileage estimates?

Let us know what you think!

Big diesels have their benefits, but perhaps fuel mileage isn't one of them.

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Autoblog's 2018 Ford Mustang is on order — here's the car you picked out

We ordered everything you asked for. Well, almost everything.

We ordered everything you asked for. Well, almost everything.

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Ford is building a 2018 Mustang for Autoblog — wanna help pick it out?

Take our poll: What Mustang would you build?

No, you can't pick a Shelby. But otherwise, knock yourselves out.

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Musk: 'We may need to increase production plans for the Model 3'

Tesla CEO responds to poll about upcoming electric sedan.

Elon Musk responds to a poll where the majority of respondents say they'd place a deposit for a Tesla Model 3.

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Poll finds 55% of potential EV buyers favor Tesla Model 3

Chevrolet Bolt EV comes in sixth.

39 percent of current EV owners intend to buy the Tesla Model 3 next.

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Tesla has lots of fans among suppliers, it turns out

That Jump In Deliveries Probably Didn't Hurt, Either

California-based electric-vehicle maker Tesla earns points for willingness to innovate, trustworthiness.

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Study finds interest in electric vehicles remains flat

A Harris Poll conducted in May found that consumer interest in full-electric and electric-assisted vehicles hasn't changed in the past two years.

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Dealer repair shops increasingly turning to text messages [w/poll]

A report in Automotive News says dealer service departments are increasingly using text messages to communicate with customers and the technology is paying off for everyone, especially dealers.

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Car buyers willing to spend up to $1,500 for high-tech options

As automakers jockey to showcase their latest infotainment technologies at CES, studies show that customers don't just want more tech in their cars - they're willing to pay for it, too.

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This Or That: 1987 VW Vanagon Syncro vs. 1987 Land Rover Defender [w/poll]

The $30,000 Off-Road Warrior Challenge

As I scoured auction sites and classified ads for the perfect vehicle to take into battle with Autoblog Associate Editor Brandon Turkus, I knew I needed to find something unique. You see, I'm currently 0-2 at winning a round of This or That, in which two of our editors agree on a category, choose a side, and argue it out over a (mostly) friendly chain of emails.

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Public in favor of higher truck fuel efficiency standards

But 26 Percent Say They're Against Cleaner Trucks

Yes, the most recent poll results from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) were about as predictable as asking Americans whether they wanted more sunlight or to lose a few pounds. Indeed, when one asks John Q. Public whether he's in favor of better fuel economy for semi trucks, well, the result's likely to be affirmative. To us, it's the 26 percent who were not in favor of more fuel-efficient trucks that have some explaining to do.

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Joey Logano, Morgan Shepherd wreck raises questions about age in NASCAR [w/poll]

It was a good day for Joey Logano. The Penske driver was running second in the Camping World RV Sales 301 (seriously NASCAR, these race names are awful), behind his teammate Brad Keselowski. It was looking like a one-two finish for Team Penske. Then, Logano (above) was out; the victim of a wreck with 72-year-old Morgan Shepherd (right).

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1 in 5 motorists name their car, do you? [w/poll]

We all know someone who's named their car. And chances are – let's face it – that person is probably a girl. We're not being sexist here: we're just looking at the numbers presented by a new study from DMEautomotive.

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Germany may charge foreigners an Autobahn toll [w/poll]

Raising taxes in any democratic country is tricky business, but there are certain groups on which it's easier to raise taxes than others. Smokers, for example, have a hard time making an argument against raising taxes on cigarettes. As far as the working class is concerned, raising taxes on the rich is a no-brainer. And in Germany, they may find it easiest to levy taxes against non-Germans.

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Is it time for American carmakers to give up on dual-clutch transmissions? [w/poll]

Last week, in the midst of Detroit's first days seeking relief in Chapter 9 of the bankruptcy code, Automotive News contributor Larry P. Vellequette penned an editorial suggesting that American car companies raise the white flag on dual clutch transmissions and give up on trying to persuade Americans to buy cars fitted with them. Why? Because, Vellequette says, like CVT transmissions, they "just don't sound right or feel right to American drivers." (Note: In the article, it's not clear if Velleq

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Zipcar survey says younger drivers more dependent on phones than cars

It's not exactly a surprise, but that hipster on the barstool over there will be more miffed if you take his iPhone or laptop than his car. That is, if he owns a car at all.

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Pick the best Super Bowl car commercial of 2013 [w/videos]

It's finally over. As the Baltimore Ravens ran down the clock at the end of an extra-long Super Bowl XLVII, so, too, did the onslaught of Super Bowl advertising from automakers finish like a fire hose running out of water. We're now drenched in their marketing and it's time to dry off and move on by picking the best one.

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Euro drivers will worry a lot, do little about environment, Ford finds

It looks like "passing the buck" translates well in almost any language.

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