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Charging station for electric cars in Glasgow, Scotland. With new models aimed at the mass market going on sale, Americans will be hearing a lot more about electric cars. John Guidi/Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl hide caption

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So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning

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American troops use a Jeep in 1943 to clear land for Army camps in England. Fox Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeep: Why This American Icon Could Soon Be Part Of A Chinese Company

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at the unveiling of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, Calif., on March 31, 2016. The first Model 3 is due to roll off the assembly line Friday. Justin Pritchard/AP hide caption

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As First Model 3 Rolls Off The Line, Can Tesla Sustain Momentum?

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Dodge head of passenger car brands Tim Kuniskis talks about the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon during a media preview for the New York International Auto Show on Tuesday. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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840 Horsepower And Revving To Go: A 'Last Gasp' For Supercars?

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Trucks, including an armored car, pass through U.S. customs in 2016 in Laredo, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vows 'Big Border Tax' For U.S. Manufacturers That Move Jobs Abroad

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Using his personal Twitter account, Trump has publicly thanked Walmart, among other companies, for their plans to increase investment and job creation. It's not yet clear how his tweets may affect company decision making. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Firms Are Harnessing Trump's Tweets As A Marketing Strategy

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Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, stands with the Buick Riviera concept as it makes its North American debut at the North American International Auto Show in 2008 in Detroit. John F. Martin/Courtesy of General Motors hide caption

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From 'No Way,' To Global Success: The Inspired Journey Of GM's Design Chief

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How To Buy A Car: Start With Some Patience

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Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speaks Wednesday during a news conference on Takata air bags in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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DOT Announces Recall Of Up To 40 Million More Takata Air Bag Inflators

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A classic Lincoln Continental convertible is seen in Washington, D.C., in June. Sonari Glinton/NPR hide caption

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Sales Of Convertibles Are Decelerating; Blame The (Fuel) Economy

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Hackers say they took control of a Tesla Model S through the car's computers. Tesla Motors says it is updating its systems with a patch to fix the vulnerability. Tesla Motors hide caption

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Tesla Model S Can Be Hacked, And Fixed (Which Is The Real News)

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Chris Valasek (left) and Charlie Miller talk about hacking into vehicle computer systems during the Black Hat USA 2014 hacker conference in Las Vegas last August. Steve Marcus/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has asked his counterpart at General Motors to consider a merger. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Fiat Chrysler Eyes GM For An Unlikely Merger

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