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Buick is now an all-SUV brand as Regal production ends

Even a sporty GS trim couldn’t help Buick’s Regal stave off the grim reaper.


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North America’s Buick Regal Sportback and Buick Regal TourX wagon are no more, and with the demise of these models, the brand’s transition to an all-SUV marque is complete. Back in December, General Motors officials confirmed that 2020 would be the pair’s last model years in the US and Canadian markets. With an ample supply of five-door hatchbacks and lifted wagons to carry Buick through the rest of the year, a GM spokesperson has confirmed to Roadshow that production in Rüsselsheim, Germany has ceased.

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Ford ends sedan production for US as Fusion is phased out

End of the line for the Fusion — and Ford sedans in general.


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It’s officially the end of an era at Ford. The Blue Oval no longer builds a single sedan for its home country, the US.

Ford confirmed with Roadshow on Wednesday that Fusion production ended in Mexico on July 31. The Fusions that remain on dealership lots will be your final chance to take home a new Ford sedan.

“As promised, Ford is reinventing the car to match consumers’ preferences

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Honda orders office workers to build cars as COVID-19 stifles production

It sounds like quite a shift in work responsibilities.


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Some of Honda’s white collar workforce in Ohio are trading the desk for the assembly line, and that’s an order.

According to WOSU public radio on Wednesday, the Japanese automaker’s plant in Marysville, Ohio is subject to a production staff shortage amid the coronavirus pandemic. As more employees call in sick or quarantine, fewer workers remain to build the numerous vehicles that call Marysville home. The Honda Accord and Honda CR-V are two high

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be the first production car with rear-seat airbags

The new S-Class will debut later this year.


Mercedes-Benz

As Mercedes-Benz’s flagship, the arrival of a new S-Class always means the introduction of some fancy new features that’ll slowly trickle down to the rest of the company’s lineup. We’ve already told you about the updated MBUX infotainment tech coming to the 2021 S-Class, but Mercedes-Benz detailed a number of other features on Wednesday, including the first example of a rear-seat airbag in a production car.

Available with the S-Class Executive Rear Seat Package, these airbags deploy out of the backs of the front chairs. Mercedes says compressed gas inflates “a

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