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The Ford Motor Company

A ’50s American-Style Sedan Built in France

A 1956 Simca Vedette VersaillesPhoto: Charles01/Wikimedia CommonsThe sight of a French car on American roads today is slightly more common than spotting a unicorn. But, I’m not here to talk about the fading memories of French automakers being involved in the U.S. market. I’m going to take a quick look at the other side of this relationship. How…
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Polestar Volvo EV SPAC

Polestar’s hybrid, the One. The 1? I forget. It looks like a new Volvo P1800, but don’t call it a Volvo.Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images)If there’s one big grift in the world of electric car startups, it’s using a SPAC to hide information usually disclosed when you go public. I had hoped Polestar, the EV offshoot of Volvo, would be different. All…
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Ford Wants To Sell The Mach-E To Cops

Police fleets across the US could soon switch their Ford Explorer-based squad cars for fully-electric Mustang Mach-Es, if a pilot scheme in Michigan goes the way Ford hopes. The Ford Motor Company, which plans to invest $30 billion in the electrification of its vehicles up to 2025, launched its all-electric Mustang Mach-E in 2020. The plug in SUV…
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