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Tesla Is Having Another Very Good Week

Photo: AP (AP)Tesla’s stock is nearing an all-time high, Audi is having a time, and the Maserati Grecale. All that and more in The Morning Shift for October 19, 2021.1st Gear: Tesla’s Third-Quarter Results, PreviewedTesla, which is as surprised as anyone that it has gotten this far, will hold its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday. That call is…
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Tesla’s Germany Plant Is Still A Big Gamble

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images)Toyota thinks it can rebound from the chip shortage, suppliers will take on over a billion in costs tied to GM’s big Bolt recall, and Tesla. All that and more in The Morning Shift for October 12, 2021.1st Gear: Tesla Loves RiskTesla’s plant in Germany is almost up and running, but I can’t get over the brinkmanship…
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American F1 Champion Phil Hill dies

Photo: Keystone (Getty Images)Phil Hill didn’t seem like the type of guy who would become a successful race car driver. As he put it in The Cruel Sport, “I’m in the wrong business. I don’t want to beat anybody, I don’t want to be the big hero. I’m a peace-loving man, basically.” And despite that, he became America’s first Formula One World Champion…
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What’s The Unluckiest Car Company?

The Citroën SM is one of the great cars. It is comfortable, powerful, stylish, and technically unique, in part because was orphaned the moment it came into being.The SM wasn’t exactly the end of Citroën’s run of iconic hydropneumatic-suspension cars, but it was maybe the high point. Certainly it fits into the myth of the company’s old ways. Citroën…
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Some Nazi Car Won Pebble

What car deserves veneration? For the organizers of the world’s most prestigious car show, it’s one rumored to be a gift from Hitler, the top model of his closest ally in the automobile industry.Let’s get two things cleared up before we continue. The first is that while the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is certainly far from the most momentous…
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