Michelin wants to replace oil with wood in tires

Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire fitted to the Ferrari F12 BerlinettaWooden tires don’t have the best ring to them, but Michelin firmly believes they’ll be a reality in 2020. The French tire maker told Motoring in a report published this month of its plans to introduce wood into tires, and it’s all about moving away from oil. Cyrille Roget, Michelin’s worldwide director of scientific and innovation communication…

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AutoNews Now: An historic day at FCA: Manley replaces ailing Marchionne

AutoNews Now: An historic day at FCA: Manley replaces ailing MarchionneAn historic day at FCA: Manley replaces ailing Marchionne; ‘Profoundly saddened’ by Sergio’s failing health; From spin-offs to ‘Confessions’; Well-wishes for the man in black.

from http://www.autonews.com/article/20180721/VIDEO/307219945/autonews-now-an-historic-day-at-fca-manley-replaces-ailing-marchionne

Marchionne steps down as CEO of FCA, Jeep boss Manley to replace him

Sergio MarchionneSergio Marchionne, longtime CEO and chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, stepped down Saturday due to serious complications after surgery, the company announced. Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram brands, replaced him. John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and chairman of the company that controls FCA, said the family was shocked by Marchionne’s…

from https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1117824_marchionne-steps-down-as-ceo-of-fca-jeep-boss-manley-to-replace-him

Tesla Model 3 profits, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, electric car battery reuse: The Week in Reverse

EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backupWhich country demanded repayment of electric car incentives from owners? What car may turn a bigger profit than expected? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 20, 2018. Friday, we covered a report saying that a long-anticipated EPA plan to roll back emissions and…

from https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1117822_tesla-model-3-profits-mitsubishi-outlander-phev-review-electric-car-battery-reuse-the-week-in-reverse

Collector car expert Hagerty rates Tesla Model S car of the decade

2018 Tesla Model SHagerty is always on the hunt for the next great collectible car. Such a machine should be considered exemplary amongst automobiles built during the same era. So which future classic fits the mold for the decade starting 2010? According to the insurance specialist, the greatest car of the 2010s is the Tesla Model S. Yes, we’re aware that this is…

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2019 Audi TT, 2019 Genesis G70, Keen Project Safari 911: This Week’s Top Photos

Audi TTAudi this week revealed an updated version of its TT sports car that’s coming for the 2019 model year. The updated car will reach showrooms early next year, bringing with it more standard features and extra power. California’s Rezvani unveiled an armored version of its Jeep Wrangler-based Tank. Should your pockets be deep enough, you can equip the…

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2019 Subaru Legacy

2019 Subaru LegacyIt’s hard to be an underdog in an unappreciated market. Just ask the 2019 Subaru Legacy, the mid-size sedan that does almost everything right yet barely registers a spot on most shoppers’ lists. The 2019 Legacy is worth a lengthy look, we say, and it rightfully earns its 6.3 out of 10 rating. (Read more about how we rate cars.) With…

from https://www.thecarconnection.com/overview/subaru_legacy_2019