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We know, advertisements are annoying and slow down the internet. Unfortunately, this is how we pay the bills and our authors. We would love for you to enjoy our content, we’ve worked hard on providing it. Please whitelist our site in your adblocker, refresh the page, and enjoy! Just last month at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors brought the Chevrolet Trailblazer nameplate back the U.S. market with a new subcompact crossover offering. However, not far from the Chevy booth, Buick also had a new subcompact crossover on the show floor with the North American debut of the Buick Encore GX. Which begs the question – which would you rather have? While there are a number of differences between these two vehicles, it’s worth giving a quick rundown on the similarities first. For starters, both the new Chevrolet Trailblazer and Buick Encore GX ride on the GM VSS-F vehicle platform (alternatively known as a “vehicle set”), while also offering the same engine lineup, which includes the base-level turbocharged 1.2L LIH three-cylinder, which is rated at 137 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque, and the optional turbocharged 1.3L L3T three-cylinder, which is rated at 155 h...

Key challenges facing a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with French rival Renault has industry executives, analysts and union leaders rushing to figure out how it would reshape the sector worldwide. A deal would create the third-largest automaker with annual sales of 8.7 million vehicles, behind Volkswagen and Toyota. It would be a bold step in the industry consolidation that many see as necessary in the capital-hungry sector, which Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says would create 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in savings. Yet, while Renault has indicated it is open to talks, the plan faces hurdles and questions, including where savings – and perhaps even job cuts – will come from. Fiat Chrysler made public its plan on Monday, and is awaiting a response from Renault. The Renault board met Monday to discuss what they termed “a friendly offer.” The French government holds a 15% stake in Renault, and will have a say in the outcome. Renault’s board will hold a new meeting early next week to decide on whether to say yes or no to the proposal. A “yes” would open the way for a non-binding memorandum of understanding to open exclusive merger negotiations with Fiat Chrysler. The ensuing p...