Tesla partners with British insurer for Autopilot discount

Tesla AutopilotBritish insurer Direct Line is now offering a 5 percent discount to Tesla drivers to encourage them to use semi-autonomous driving tech. The offer is part of a collaboration between the insurance company and Tesla, which is estimated to have sold over 2,500 vehicles equipped with its Autopilot tech in the U.K. to date. The tie-in is part of the…

from https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1114305_tesla-partners-with-british-insurer-for-autopilot-discount

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This ‘Top Secret’ V-12-powered Toyota Supra you didn’t know existed is heading to auction

Toyota Supra with V-12 conversion by Top Secret - Image via BH AuctionBack in the early 2000s, Japanese tuning firm Top Secret started work on a MkIV Toyota Supra powered by a V-12 engine lifted out of a Toyota Century. The car, which along with its engine transplant also received some wild body enhancements, can now be yours as it’s listed on the website of BH Auction (via The Drive). But along with its…

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US among initial launch markets for Polestar 1

Polestar 1The United States will be among the first countries to be offered the new Polestar 1 when the plug-in hybrid coupe starts deliveries in 2019. The others will include Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany and China. Polestar says the countries were selected in part due to the level of interest surrounding the Polestar 1. Since the car’s…

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Electric car buyers’ struggle: practicality vs luxury, Chevy vs Tesla

Tesla Model 3 found on CraigslistCompetition for the title of most popular electric car has sparked a long and highly charged race between Tesla and Chevrolet. Though these brands offer vastly different versions of electric vehicles, they seem to be the two dominating electric vehicle sales in 2017. Reports show that top monthly electric car sales rotated between the Chevy Volt…

from https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1114294_electric-car-buyers-struggle-practicality-vs-luxury-chevy-vs-tesla

Report: Ford to end North American production of Fusion

2018 Ford FusionNew reports surfaced on Wednesday claiming Ford is planning to concentrate production of the next-generation Fusion mid-size sedan in China. The current Fusion is produced at plants in Spain, Mexico and China. However, Automotive News (subscription required) and Reuters have learned from their respective sources that production of the…

from https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1031285_report-ford-to-end-north-american-production-of-fusion

2020 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots

2020 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-MedienAston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker’s ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal late next year or early 2019, and we have a new set of spy shots of a prototype. (Earlier shots showed a test mule.) Although the tester looks…

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2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque spy shots

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-MedienLand Rover took a gamble with the Range Rover Evoque in that the vehicle eschewed serious off-roading capability in favor of a blend of design and luxury. It’s a gamble that paid off as the Evoque has attracted plenty of customers that previously wouldn’t have considered one of the British marque’s vehicles. It’s hard to…

from https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1087748_2020-land-rover-range-rover-evoque-spy-shots