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Shifting gears: Ford drops seven-seat, gas-only C-Max from North American plans

Ford’s C-Max MPV arrived on our shores at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show boasting seating for seven, but that model apparently had an asterisk lurking in the shadows. Ford announced today that the C-Max heading for North American showrooms will only feature seating for five.
In addition to its reduced seating capacity, Ford also announced that the C-Max will be arriving sans a gasoline-only model. C-Max buyers will instead have to choose between a gas-electric hybrid and plug-in hybrid.
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Aston Martin V12 Zagato race cars headed to Nurburgring for final preparations

There are plenty of things to admire about a company like Aston Martin, and not the least of them is that it loves racing as much as it loves making sports cars.

Take its latest product, for example. After its debut at the Villa d’Este concours, Aston announced that it would take the V12 Zagato for a short race at the Nürburgring and then a full 24-hour assault later this month. The first one already took place, and the second one hasn’t rolled around yet, but Aston has already found time to fit in an extra race in between.
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Next-generation Nissan Qashqai to be wholly British-made

Nissan has announced that the next-generation Qashqai compact SUV will be made entirely in the U.K.

The Franco-Japanese automaker announced the news at a meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street today where Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan, was also present.
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Report: U.S. hesitant to sell its GM stock due to low price

The United States government still has a vested interest in the success of General Motors. In fact, the U.S. government is sitting on 500 million shares, which are currently worth about $14.3 billion dollars based on current prices. There is a problem, though, as the U.S. Treasury Department was hoping to get a larger pile of green for its GM investment.

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Mercedes-Benz Shows Off its New 2012 ML-Class SUV on Film

By now, you know that Mercedes-Benz has released the new 2012 ML-Class ahead of its world premiere at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show. If you’re curious to see how the German firm’s American-made SUV looks on road, this is your lucky day as Mercedes has just published two official videos including a five-minute long film of its BMW X5 rival. You can watch both clips right after the break.
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