In response to comments made by presidential candidate Donald Trump, a UAW representative has confirmed production of a new Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Bronco at a plant in Wayne, Michigan. The vehicle is expected to be built on a rugged body-on-frame platform shared with a next-generation Ranger pickup truck.

What started out as just a rumor has now been confirmed. Dodge is working on a wide-body Challenger, prototypes for which have just been spotted. At least two versions of the car are expected, one of them powered by the Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8.

Current Formula One champion Mercedes-Benz is poised to join Formula E in 2018. The electric car series will have 12 teams participating by that date, up from the current ten, and Mercedes has reserved one of the two new entries. The other could go to BMW.

You'll find all these stories and more in today's car news, right here at Motor Authority.

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