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Samson Sky Switchblade Flying Car Passes Testing Milestone

Samson Sky Switchblade Flying Car Passes Testing Milestone
One of the things that many people have dreamed about for decades is a car that can also take to the skies to avoid traffic and make commutes faster. A company called Samson is working on a vehicle called the Samson Sky Switchblade that will be able to be driven on roads by a licensed motorcycle operator and flown in the sky by a licensed pilot.
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Win a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck

Win a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck
Fill your garage with two amazing vehicles. This giveaway includes both a limited-run Ford Mustang GT500 and a Shelby F-150 pickup, both rocking supercharged V8 engines. The duo is valued at over $200,000. One lucky entrant will win both while helping to support charities.
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Ford Launches 2021 Transit Van Prep Packages as RV Sales Boom

Ford Launches 2021 Transit Van Prep Packages as RV Sales Boom
Despite the coronavirus pandemic ravaging many sectors of the automotive industry, RV shipments have been extremely robust. Ford says that in July 2020, RV shipments were the highest seen in 40 years at 43,035 units sold.
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Win a 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Championship Edition

Win a 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Championship Edition
In 2018, Cadillac built just 162 of the CTS-V Championship Edition sedan. It packs a 640 hp supercharged V8, and looks great in Crystal White with red mirror caps, and a red-accented interior. One lucky entrant will win this amazing car, while helping to support veterans’ and children’s charities.
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2021 Chrysler Pacifica Minivan is One Cool People Mover

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Minivan is One Cool People Mover
When people need to move a large family, SUVs are all fine and good, but they aren’t always the most spacious or comfortable inside, and often the fuel economy leaves a lot to be desired. Some shoppers who don’t like SUVs still turn to minivans and one of the best and most popular is the Chrysler Pacifica, which has been revamped for 2021.
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The World’s Cheapest McLaren Senna Is Coming to Walmart

The World’s Cheapest McLaren Senna Is Coming to Walmart
Priced at roughly $1.2 million, the McLaren Senna is one of the rarest and most expensive vehicles in the world. The automaker has announced a new version of the hypercar that’s incredibly affordable. For just $582 USD, you’re getting a pint-size children’s toy complete with real McLaren features.
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Ford Using Robot Dogs to Speed 3D Scanning of Manufacturing Facilities

Ford Using Robot Dogs to Speed 3D Scanning of Manufacturing Facilities
Each time Ford prepares to retool one of its factories, it has to 3D scan the space to update its digital model. Computer-aided design is used when updating factory layouts, and gathering 3D scans of the space typically takes humans weeks of work.
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Texas Chosen as the Location for Billion Dollar Tesla Cybertruck Factory

Texas Chosen as the Location for Billion Dollar Tesla Cybertruck Factory
Many automakers have been moving out of states where unions are common, such as northern states and California, instead moving into southern states such as Texas, where unions are rare. Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have announced that the location for the hotly contested Cybertruck factory has been chosen.
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Get Your Colored Pencils Out for the New Ford Bronco

Get Your Colored Pencils Out for the New Ford Bronco
Some of the most important vehicles that Ford has unveiled in recent memory are the new 2021 Bronco and Bronco Sport. Both SUVs are aimed at the off-road crowd who wants to get out and have some adventures.
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How the AMC Gremlin Tried to Compete with the VW Bug

How the AMC Gremlin Tried to Compete with the VW Bug
This is how they did it in the days before Microsoft PowerPoint. Greg’s Automotive dug up this awesomely retro bit of automotive history which features a sales training presentation for the original 1970 AMC Gremlin.
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This Jimco Hammerhead Class 1 Baja Racer Is an Iridescent Beauty

This Jimco Hammerhead Class 1 Baja Racer Is an Iridescent Beauty
When it comes to Class 1 Baja race cars, they’re usually covered with so much mud, dirt, and bugs, that you really don’t pay attention to their color scheme or body styling. But in the case of this beauty from Jimco Racing, we have an off-roader that’s as beautiful clean as it is dirty.
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Ford Police Interceptors Kill Coronavirus with Extreme Heat

Ford Police Interceptors Kill Coronavirus with Extreme Heat
In the course of duty, Police officers have to transport strangers in their vehicles. This can create all kinds of health risks, as you don’t know what sort of illnesses their passengers might be carrying. Cop cars often use plastic rear seats that can be hosed down and cleaned with disinfectants.
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What’s New in FCA’s UConnect 5?

What’s New in FCA’s UConnect 5?
Every car manufacturer these days has its own high-tech infotainment system. One of my favorites has been Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ UConnect system. In recent years, it’s been considered one of the most reliable and intuitive systems on the market, making its way into vehicles from Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, and Chrysler.
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10 Great Mustang Movies to Watch While You’re Staying Home

10 Great Mustang Movies to Watch While You’re Staying Home
Most of us our doing our part to stay home as much as we can these days, so that means less time behind the wheel, and more time on the couch. The good news for gearheads is that there are tons of great car movies for you to enjoy from the comfort of your living room.
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Tesla Cybertruck Camper Add-on: Camp to the Future

Tesla Cybertruck Camper Add-on: Camp to the Future
Tesla’s upcoming electric Cybertruck drew both cheers and jeers when it broke cover. With its primitive stainless steel body, its looks have divided opinions on whether it’s something a first grader would have come up with, or an innovative new approach to vehicle design.
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