UAW Finalizes Agreements with Ford and GM

Nobody's completely happy, which may mean everyone got a good deal

The United Auto Workers announced finalized agreements with both Ford and General Motors, ending weeks of negotiation. While most seem happy to have ratified contracts, some of the voting was tight. The UAW's deal with Ford passed with 51.3 percent of the workers favoring the contract, and 52.4 percent of skilled trades workers accepting it.

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The BMW Concept Compact Sedan Brings a Smaller Bimmer to China

BMW has their sights set on the semi-affluent

The Chinese auto market is a fertile field of opportunity where automakers are continuing to focus their efforts with new models created to lure the newly moneyed. BMW is amongst such manufacturers, and they've unveiled a special model at Auto Guangzhou 2015 that seems aimed right at the middle class and rising affluent 20-somethings. It's called the Concept Compact Sedan, and it's quite attractive.

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The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Is an Italian Flavored Miata

The new Fiat 124 Spider ups the small Miata in a few ways

The new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata has already stolen our hearts with its spectacular driving dynamics, willing engine and flingable chassis, but there's a new roadster on the block, and it has more than a tangential relationship to the venerable Japanese convertible. The new Fiat 124 Spider just showed up at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and it does more than dress up the Miata's duds.

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Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal Monster Grows Another Head

The EPA Investigates offending V6 diesel engines in the U.S. market

Just when you didn't think it could get any worse, Volkswagen's emissions scandal has taken on greater proportion. Earlier this month, the German automaker had little choice but to admit to understating the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of 800,000 cars in Europe.

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An Arcimoto Three-Wheeler that Finally Gets It Right

Generation 8 SRK loses the steering wheel and gains viability

Arcimoto, headed by Mark Frohnmayer, recently showed off the eighth iteration of its fully-electric, three-wheeled vehicle. Looking like a mashup of a Can-Am Spider and a UTV, the Arcimoto Generation 8 SRK is a huge improvement over the last seven versions. One key development helped make it possible - replacing the steering wheel with motorcycle-like handlebars.

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The 2017 Lincoln MKZ Gets Dressed Up and Amped Up

A more regal look with shocking firepower under hood

Lincoln Motor Company has the added pressure of justifying its continued existence with every new model and every refresh and redesign. The luxury arm of Ford has been taking some important risks of late, and it seems they've paid off. Now comes the revised 2017 MKZ, and the changes run deep.

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