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Oh My God! It’s a Mirage! The Rare ’70s Cadillac Pickup That’s Very, Very Real

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In 1934, the Australian Ford Coupe Utility was born of a farm wife’s protest that there was no vehicle suitable for doing work around the family homestead that could also ferry herself and her husband to church. It thus kicked off a fascination with car/truck hybrids that persists to the present day—even if  today’s hybrids seem to have grown the wrong way ’round.

A third of Vauxhall dealers at threat of closure under aggressive PSA plans

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A third of Vauxhall dealerships in the UK could be closed as part of an aggressive efficiency-boosting strategy laid out by the brand's new parent company, the PSA Group. An anonymous source has told Automotive Management that more than 100 of the company’s 324 UK retailers could go within a year, putting 3800 jobs at risk.

Disgraceful Dashcam Video Proves Uber Is the Theranos of Self-Driving

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, the hilarious Jason Calcanis excerpted a chapter from Angel, a book he wrote about investing in Silicon Valley and about why he passed on Theranos, the blood testing company whose technology was recently revealed to be fraudulent garbage. He explains how investors were tricked and placated by great public relations, and the whole farce wasn't exposed until one skeptic went to a Walgreens to find that the machines didn't work at all.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review: Taking a Winter Dip in the Renewed Off-Road Icon

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Taking a Winter Dip With the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Like a lot of northerners this time of year, I’ve been praying that winter has petered out, and that New York’s sidewalks—disgusting enough at any time—have seen their last snowfall of the season. And then the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon showed up at my door, like a brat in a bright-red snowsuit, begging me to come outside and play.