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Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

It’s part of an overall shift from Dodge, the American performance car division of Stellantis, towards electrified vehicles. The brand’s current gas-powered muscle cars, the Charger and Challenger, end production next year. The concept muscle car, called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, resembles a model that will go on sale 2024, according to executives. It …

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The lawsuit comes amid a rash of vehicle thefts. More than four in ten of the vehicles reported stolen to Columbus police this year have been either Kia or Hyundai models.

Kia, Hyundai cars too easy to steal? That’s what lawsuit claims

Amid a rash of car thefts locally and nationally involving Kia and Hyundai models, three Columbus residents have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the carmakers. Taylor Slovak, her husband, Daniel Newman, and Erin Davies are accusing Kia America and Hyundai Motor America of selling defective vehicles that are easier to steal. The lawsuit, …

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Dodge will discontinue its Challenger and Charger muscle cars next year

Dodge will discontinue its Challenger and Charger muscle cars next year

2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat (left) and 2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock Dodge DETROIT — Dodge will discontinue its gas-powered Challenger and Charger muscle cars at the end of next year, marking the end of an era for the brand as it starts to transition to electric vehicles. Since being resurrected in the mid- …

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Mr. Big Short Michael Burry Makes a Shocking Decision

Mr. Big Short Michael Burry Makes a Shocking Decision

It’s a puzzling decision that will shock more than one investor.  But Michael Burry is accustomed to blows of brilliance. The emblematic financier, known for having bet on the collapse of subprime mortgages before the 2008 crisis, likes to go against the general trend on Wall Street. For the past few days, the man whose …

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George Soros Deals a Big Blow to Tesla Rival Rivian

George Soros Deals a Big Blow to Tesla Rival Rivian

It’s been a somewhat hectic August for Rivian  (RIVN) .  The startup, which is presented as one of Tesla’s  (TSLA)  most serious rivals in the race for electric vehicles, is currently accumulating setbacks.  The electric vehicle manufacturer has just announced mixed earnings for the second quarter. While the company kept unchanged its forecast to produce …

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'I don't want to steal, but I have bills:' Thief leaves flyers on cars asking for donations

‘I don’t want to steal, but I have bills:’ Thief leaves flyers on cars asking for donations

Is extortion the solution?That’s the question Marcia Saephan was hit with when she found a flyer on her windshield when parked near University of San Francisco.Watch the video above for more on this storyThe flyer says: “I don’t want to STEAL anymore! But I still have to bills to pay. Can you help me please?”The …

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Surprise: Tesla Has a New Vehicle for the Holidays

Surprise: Tesla Has a New Vehicle for the Holidays

It’s a change to which Elon Musk hadn’t given notice, to either Tesla  (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report fans or his critics.  Usually, the CEO of the manufacturer of premium electric vehicles makes thundering statements and promises. When it comes to new products and new vehicles, this translates into an ultra-ambitious launch schedule with deadlines …

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The Cadillac STS-V Had More Power Than a 911 Turbo in 2006

The Cadillac STS-V Had More Power Than a 911 Turbo in 2006

Image: Cadillac Yep, you read that right. Cadillac once took a big, plush luxury sedan and gave it more horsepower than one of the most sought-after sports cars on the market at that time. Let’s remember the Cadillac STS-V! Welcome to Forgotten Cars, where we delve into the history of the fascinating vehicles that probably …

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