Lincoln, Mercedes, Toyota ace latest IIHS crash tests; Chevy, Ford, Tesla less impressive

Three large sedans are among the safest new cars you can buy, according to the IIHS. Three others, including two Detroit mainstays and the Tesla Model S? Not quite as impressive. The insurance industry-funded crash-testing organization bestowed its top award upon certain versions of the 2017 Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Toyota…

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Lincoln, Mercedes, Toyota ace latest IIHS crash tests; Chevy, Ford, Tesla less impressive

Three large sedans are among the safest new cars you can buy, according to the IIHS. Three others, including two Detroit mainstays and the Tesla Model S? Not quite as impressive. The insurance industry-funded crash-testing organization bestowed its top award upon certain versions of the 2017 Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Toyota…

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BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW Group to build electric-car fast-charging network in Europe

Tesla Supercharger site in Dorno, Italy, photo by problemidiricarica.wordpress.com/With a slew of 200-mile electric cars planned for 2018 and later, the question of how their drivers will be able to make long-distance trips is coming to the fore in a big way. Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors laid out the template with its Supercharger network, which now numbers 327 sites in the U.S. and more than 400 sites outside…

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Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata take part in connected and self-driving car trial

Connected and self-driving car trial in United KingdomA handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The initiative aims to make the UK a hub for the development of self-driving technology. The trial is taking place at the HORIBA MIRA test facility in Nuneaton and includes…

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