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It's refunding twice as many deposits as it's taking in, analyst firm says

It's refunding twice as many deposits as it's taking in, according to Second Measure.

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It’ll also offer two plug-in hybrid versions right off the bat

Volvo's 2019 S60 will be its first vehicle to be offered without a diesel engine when the sedan goes into production this summer at its new plant near Charleston, S.C. The Swedish automaker also confirmed it will offer the sedan in two plug-in hybrid variants when it goes on sale, with mild hybrid versions following in 2019.

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The biggest change is making the 1.4-liter turbo engine standard

Despite rumors that it was headed for the chopping block as early as this year, the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact will live to see another model year, at least. The changes are minor but include a powertrain consolidation.

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It gets three ridiculously minor updates for 2019

Ford's announcement that it will stop investing in its lineup of sedans in North America and instead fill out its portfolio with more trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles raises the question of what crosstown rival GM will do with its own fleet of cars. Or maybe, when it will do it. And by "it," we don't mean, "invest heavily in a new generation."

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Financially troubled Necco may shut down if it can't find a buyer

Let us now turn our attention to Necco Wafers. Specifically, the very fate of the age-old multi-colored gelatin candy, which is offered in seven flavors, amid the financial crisis of Necco, officially known as the New England Confectionary Co. What does this have to do with automobiles, you might ask? Well, a 23-year-old Florida woman named Katie Samuels has such fond memories of eating the confection as a child that she offered her car in exchange for wholesaler Candystore.com's remaining stoc

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The first is a range-extended electric sedan called the H500

The partnership between Italy's Pininfarina design house and Hong Kong-based electric vehicle supplier Hybrid Kinetic Group will bring two new concept vehicles to the Auto China Show in Beijing April 25, including an electric sedan teased in a pair of photos.

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‘It's a fashion statement’: Expect lots of new colors and powertrains

Kia is apparently feeling confident enough in the early sales figures of its new Stinger sedan to be mulling ideas for future variants of its GT-inspired fastback. The brand's North American product planner tells AutoGuide it wants to keep the nameplate's lineup fresh with frequent updates and additions.

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A ploy to distinguish an attractive but struggling luxury sedan?

There's been plenty of uncertainty surrounding the future of the Lincoln Continental, revived only 18 months ago but struggling to move units as sedans submit subduction-style to the boom in crossovers. We recently shared a report that the Continental won't live to see another generation after selling just 18,846 units.

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Toyota drops the iA legacy from the Scion days and offers new perks

Toyota is dropping the iA moniker from the Yaris for 2019, giving its dominating front grille a honeycomb insert, adding some piano black accents and chrome trim, and making its entry-level sedan available in three trim levels for the first time.

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2019 Fusion one of first Fords to reduce complexity, follow 'operational fitness'

While its long-term future remains uncertain, Ford signaled that it isn't giving up yet on its best-selling car when it unveiled the 2019 Fusion on Tuesday. But the refreshed midsize sedan, along with the 2018 EcoSport compact crossover before it, also illustrate the first attempts by the company to limit complexity by drastically lowering the number of buildable configurations.

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An update on Model 3 production progress is expected next month

Two of Tesla's most senior financial executives have left the company in successive weeks as the electric car maker approaches the end of its first quarter and prepares to update investors and industry analysts on its progress ramping up production of the closely watched Model 3 sedan.

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Widespread accolades, but dealers cite uncompetitive lease terms

Widespread accolades, but dealers cite uncompetitive lease terms

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It's our first decent look at the rear of the all-new midsize sedan

It's our first decent look at the rear of the all-new midsize sedan.

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Only 500 units planned for a car that fuses east and west

Only 500 units planned for the special edition, which fuses east and west

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The Arteon was unveiled for Europe a year ago in Geneva, and the time has now come for the sedan to make it westwards as a 2019 model.

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We chat with VW's North American CEO about the car and its MQB platform.

Out of 6.23 million global sales last year, the U.S. was a drop in the bucket. VW is bent on changing that.

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Design as a palate cleanser for complicated technologies.

A simple, elegant palate cleanser for complicated technologies.

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8 hours, 232.5 miles and five insane car-to-car refuelings

Its daring car-to-car refueling scheme earns it a second world record.

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Sales of the Fusion have fallen 21 percent, but Ford will keep the nameplate for at least a few more years.

Don't plan the funeral yet. There's still a lot we don't know about Ford's plans.

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A more powerful 3.0-liter gas engine would take it from 276 hp to 409.

A more powerful 3.0-liter gas engine would take it from 276 hp to 409.