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  1. Obama previews stump speech; says no time for 'charlatans'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Delayed from hitting the presidential campaign trail, President Barack Obama previewed his 2016 stump speech Friday for an incumbent governor instead, using a fundraiser here to hit Republicans for dividing the country and lambasting "charlatans" who seek personal gain from exploiting fears. Declaring GOP rhetoric a detriment to progress, Obama even borrowed Hillary Clinton's campaign slogan of "stronger together" to argue for unity in the country.

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  2. Clinton's Israel stance expected to rule DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Advocates for greater recognition of Palestinian positions are hoping that the progressive surge spurred by Bernie Sanders could give them their best shot yet at changing the Democratic platform at next month's convention. But they're running into a party establishment that insists the position won't change -- especially with Hillary Clinton, who has deep ties to Israel, at the top of the ticket.

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  3. Mercedes: Google doesn't scare usRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Mercedes-Benz executives predict that the auto industry will change more over the next 10 years than it has in the past 50, and they see the company as well-positioned to capitalize on that change. Driving the industry's transformation are the generational shift to millennials, increasing autonomous driving capabilities and the shift to cars with much higher fuel economy, including many more zero-emissions vehicles, said Dietmar Exler, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, during a press event here.

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  4. Bentley: Yes, we still build sedansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Bentley may have caught a lick of the crossover fever sweeping through luxury automakers, but don't think it's casting aside the brand's flagship sedan, the Mulsanne. The crown jewel in the Volkswagen Group's sedan portfolio recently got a midlife refresh and it will remain the at the top of Bentley's lineup for the foreseeable future, according to Rolf Frech, engineering chief for Bentley and a member of the brand's board.

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  5. Nissan's to-do list: Range, autonomyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Nissan Motor Co. will introduce two new technologies this year to move the needle on CEO Carlo Ghosn's goal of making Nissan a leader in electric vehicles and self-driving cars.

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  6. US Army to begin testing autonomous vehicle tech on Michigan roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    The U.S. Army is actively testing short-range radio technology in an effort to evaluate autonomous control in military vehicles, The Detroit news reported earlier this week . The testing is taking place along a 21-mile stretch of Interstate 69 in St. Clair and Lapeer Counties, close to the Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center in Warren, Michigan.

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  7. Just Cool Cars: This '37 Packard is worth crowing aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    Just Cool Cars: This '37 Packard is worth crowing about You couldn't have traveled in greater style back in 1937 than aboard this remarkable Packard town car. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28Sq7Bx USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard chats with the owner of a customized 1937 Packard town car featuring a unique hood ornament at the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance.

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  8. Watch Ken Block Deliver The Donuts To The Goodwood Festival Of SpeedRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    Ken Block did what Ken Block does in his terrifying rally Fiesta: delivering the donuts to this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Who cares about straight-line speed when you've got all of this style? Also the crowd's audible awe at him almost hitting the wall is pretty great.

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  9. Refreshing or Revolting: 2017 Kia SportageRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    The 2017 Kia Sportage went on sale in the U.S. earlier this year after debuting in Frankfurt last September. The crossover receives new safety technology, and most noticeably, a dramatic new exterior design.

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  10. Ram Boss: Unibody Midsize Pickup Truck is on the TableRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    The chatter about a midsize Ram pickup truck continues. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has previously dropped hints about adding a midsizer to Ram 's lineup, and now Jeep and Ram boss Mike Manley says his team is looking into possible platforms, including a unibody chassis that would have a number of benefits over a traditional body-on-frame unit.

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  11. Watch How Easy It Is to Make a Car Ad Without an Actual CarRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    Automakers update their cars all the time, and that means they have to spend big money advertising all these new vehicles. But perhaps that'll change, now that the "Blackbird" has come to town.

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  12. Believe It! Neil Morley Regularly Drives His 2,000HP Nova on the Street.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    "You see blown-alcohol cars at car shows or on the track, but hardly ever cruising around town or making U-turns," says Neil Morley, owner of this blown-alcohol 1965 Nova. He had just moved his car into position for our photo shoot, and the raucous, supercharged big-block seemed to have attracted the attention of everyone within a half-mile radius of our location.

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  13. Wicked Big Meet Is A Safe Place For Subie Enthusiasts To Nerd The Fuck OutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    If you're a Subaru enthusiast and you weren't at Wicked Big Meet on June 12th, well, you missed a helluva show. With an attendance record of over 7,500 people, the event continues to be the largest Subaru gathering in the world.

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  14. Carl Stevens Jr.'s PDRA National Speed Record 2012 CamaroRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    As turbocharged power and EFI-controlled engines become ever more common within the sport of drag racing, New Jersey's Carl Stevens is certainly on the cusp in his totally creative fifth-gen Camaro. Along with his father, Carl Stevens Sr., Carl is the owner and operator of drag racing innovators Xtreme Racing Engines .

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  15. Brexit could be a $180 million windfall for Formula OneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    Bernie Ecclestone is laughing all the way to the bank as Formula One is on track to gain as much as $180 million from the plummeting value of the British pound, which hit a 30-year low after Britain voted to leave Europe. As the so-called Brexit decision became clear, the pound reversed to $1.34 against the dollar, wiping around 10 percent off the value of the currency.

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  16. Functional and Frugal: 12 Hybrid CrossoversRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    When a growing family makes stepping up to a larger vehicle a necessity, SUVs and crossovers offer an alternative for those who want to avoid the stigma of a minivan.

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  17. Buying a Convertible: Softtop or Hardtop?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    I know firsthand how difficult it can be to choose the right used or new convertible. Chances are your process started by considering one of the most important drop-top purchasing factors: hardtop or softtop? Both models have their pros and cons though, in my case, I picked a softtop with a removable hardtop.

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  18. More Amg GT variants are coming, including a GT4 racecarRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Autoblog

    At today's unveiling of the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R , AMG boss Tobias Moers hinted at more AMG GT models to come. Well, it was less hinting and more coming out and saying it.

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  19. Jeremy Clarkson Has An OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    Britain and the European Union are going through a pretty rough public breakup if you haven't heard, and your favorite, uh, personality Jeremy Clarkson, a British person, has an opinion about it. It's really only noteworthy because sometimes Clarkson is funny, and in this case, his reaction to the Brexit situation is kind of funny.

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  20. The RMV is now taking applications for the low license plate lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is now taking applications for the annual low license plate lottery. And this year drivers can submit their applications online.

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