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Squad Mobility launches new affordable solar-powered car

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:12
News 26 Nov, 2019

Squad Mobility has unveiled a sub-£5,000 electric quadricycle, which can generate up to 5,500 miles of range per year from solar energy

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Tesla shares rise as Musk says Cybertruck reservations hit 200,000

Auto Blog News Feed - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:04

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Tesla opened preorders immediately, however, and allowed potential buyers to book the truck by depositing just $100, compared to the $1,000 Tesla charged for booking Model 3 sedans in 2016, drawing the flood of reservations and sending the company's shares back up on Monday. From touting the features of the new vehicle to taking a dig at Ford rival F-150 pickup truck, Musk has been tweeting furiously to boost sales since Thursday's launch. The billionaire has long been using his 30 milli

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China's BAIC wants to increase share of Daimler beyond its 5% stake

Auto Blog News Feed - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 14:00

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BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler's main Chinese joint venture partner BAIC Group [BEJINS.UL] has signalled its intention to increase its stake in the German luxury car manufacturer, sources briefed on the matter said, after it built up a 5% Daimler stake in July. Officials at BAIC's listed company BAIC Motor Corp Ltd said at investor conferences in mid-October that "both sides are willing to increase stakes in the other", responding to questions about future relationsh

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R.I.P. Mercedes-AMG SL 63

Auto Blog News Feed - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 13:40
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Virtual Lamborghini Lambo V12 Gran Turismo unwrapped

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 11:09
News 25 Nov, 2019

Lamborghini has designed a virtual concept racer, for exclusive use in the PlayStation 4 racing game Gran Turismo Sport

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When parents feel like chauffeurs, kid ride-hailing companies step in

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 15:00

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When Deb Fink heard about a company that could drive her 9-year-old son to his after-school program, she balked at the idea of putting him in a car with a stranger. Now she is sold, and grateful for the handful of ride-hailing companies that have emerged at a time when children are expected to accomplish a dizzying array of extracurricular activities and the boundaries between work and home have blurred. Among them are HopSkipDrive, Kango and Zum, hatched as startups primarily led by working m

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Elon Musk says Tesla has about 146,000 Cybertruck orders so far

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 01:31

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"146k Cybertruck orders so far, with 42% choosing dual, 41% tri & 17% single motor", Musk said in a tweet, adding separately that the orders were achieved without any advertising or paid endorsements. At the launch, Musk had taken aim at the design, power and durability of mainstream trucks, only to be shaken when the windows of Tesla's new vehicle shattered while being tested. With a starting price of $39,900, the Cybertruck's angular body in gun-metal grey resembles an armoured vehicle.

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