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Demand for GM's new midsize pickups uncertain

Is it irrational exuberance or justified confidence in a new vehicle?

Buyers will determine that soon, but General Motors clearly expects great things from the midsize pickups it just began shipping this week to dealerships.

The Chevrolet ...

Mercedes-Benz introduces its first luxury hybrid

Mercedes-Benz has introduced a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship S-class sedan.

The S550 Plug-in Hybrid, Mercedes says, "is the first luxury sedan with the performance of a V8 and the fuel consumption of a compact model."

Its hybrid ...