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Ford Galaxie Pays Homage To Vintage Racers

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This incredible classic Ford boasts plenty of powerful ponies under the hood and a few NASCAR mods to serve as tribute to the racing cars of old.

Old Nascar racers are some of the most prominent legends in automotive history for their crazy feats of bravery, incredible cars, and high-risk, high reward lifestyle. This has made the image of one of these vehicles an idol within the car community as they are constantly some of the last genuine relics of the 1960s and 1970s. If you have been following the “Sleeper Dude” build channel in any aspect, then you should know that they currently have possession of an incredible 1964 Ford Galaxie 500. While the condition is less than optimal for most automotive collectors, this is the perfect project car for the “Sleeper Dude” family. The latest addition to this vehicle will amaze

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VW, Ford, Daimler fear chip shortage could persist for some time

Technicians work in the assembly line of German carmaker Volkswagen’s electric ID. 3 car in Dresden, Germany, June 8, 2021.

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Car manufacturers including Ford, Volkswagen and Daimler are still struggling to deal with the impact of the global chip shortage, with executives from each of the companies warning a lack of silicon is likely to remain a problem.

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius and Ford Europe chairman of the management board Gunnar Herrmann told CNBC’s Annette Weisbach at the Munich Motor Show on Monday that it’s hard to tell when the complex issue will be resolved.

Germany’s Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, has lost market share in China as a result of the chip shortage, Diess said.

“We are relatively weak because of semiconductor shortages,” he said. “We are hit more in China than the rest of the world. That’s why we are

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Pre-War Ford Barn Finds Will Make You Think

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Plus, they’re available for purchase…

Barn finds, the real true barn finds which aren’t some highly-staged event designed to sell a classic car for top dollar at auction, are almost like finding a buried time capsule. Actually, they’re better than a time capsule, which might include some interesting items but nothing you can actually drive. Plus, they can teach you plenty about history none of your teachers thought should be included.

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That’s exactly what the barn full of cars in the included video provides. We get to see these classic American cars in mostly original condition, albeit pretty dusty. Plus, we see the interesting phenomena of people storing vehicles in haphazard ways, something we probably wouldn’t do, but it is pretty common. In other words, this is a relevant aspect of automotive history, of

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Ford to Provide Autonomous Cars for Lyft Network

Ford Motor  (F) – Get Report and its majority-owned autonomous driving unit, Argo AI, on Wednesday unveiled a partnership with ride-hailing company Lyft  (LYFT) – Get Report to provide autonomous-car rides on the Lyft platform.

The Dearborn, Mich., carmaker’s stock at last check rose 1.2% to $14.08. Ford shares rose 28% in the six months through Tuesday, thanks to a rebound in performance.

The San Francisco ride-hailing company recently traded at $53, little changed. It gained 8% in the six months through Tuesday but has slid 10% in the past month.

In the partnership, “Argo AI and Ford will deploy Ford self-driving cars, with safety drivers, on the Lyft network, as part of a network access agreement,” the companies said. Passenger rides will begin in Miami later this year and in Austin starting in 2022.

“As vehicles are deployed, Lyft users within the defined service

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