Tesla Getting Ready For Tesla Model X Production

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Tesla is getting  ready to put its new Tesla Model X into production, the vehicle is expected to launch early next year, and it is designed to be a crossover electric vehicle.

Tesla is apparently gearing up for production of the Model X at its factory in Fremont, CA, the company is expanding the factory with a $100 million dollar renovation, which includes adding in 25 robots, and upgrading its assembly line ready for the model X.

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Tesla Model S May Be Used By UK Government In Million Pound Deal

 

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The UK government is looking to replace some of its vehicles with electric vehicles, and it looks like Tesla may end up landing a larger order for their Tesla Model S, which could be worth around millions of pound to Tesla

Tesla could possibly score an order for 150 Tesla Model S vehicles, as the UK government intends to purchase 150 electric vehicles, although they have a budget of £5 million for the purchase.

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Quant e-Sportlimousine EV Gets Approval In Europe

Quant e-Sportlimousine

The Quant E-Sportlimousine have received approval in Europe, the vehicle is now road legal ahead of its official launch. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, and it comes with some new technology called the nanoFLOWCELL.

This new electric vehicle works in a different way to vehicles like the Tesla Model S, instead of using batteries to store energy, it uses tanks that have negative an positive electrolyte solutions, the liquids are then pumped through a cell stack and this produces electricity.

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Mercedes AMG GT Appears On Video

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Mercedes have been teasing their replacement for the AMG SLS for a while, the new Mercedes AMG GT, and now the company has released a new video.

The video below shows the new AMG GT under camouflage, and the company talks about the various engine modes that will be available in this new supercar.

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Mercedes C Class Plug In Hybrid In The Works

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The new Mercedes C Class launched recently, and now Mercedes are working on a plug in hybrid version of the C Class, which is expected to come with some impressive fuel saving features.

The Mercedes C Class plug in hybrid will be capable of returning around 117 MPG on a mixed cycle which certainly does sound very impressive, and it will feature an all electric range of around 18 miles.

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Tesla Model S Gets Hacked

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A team from the Zhejiang University in China have successfully hacked the Tesla Model S, although they were not given the  $10,000 prize for hacking the Model S at the Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan360) event in Beijing, as it was not hacked within the set time frame.

The team were able to hack the Tesla Model S by exploiting a ‘flow design flaw’, this allowed them to gain access to the vehicle, including the door locks, horn, and windows controls, and they had access to all of these things whilst the Tesla Model S was being driven.

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Smart ForTwo And ForFour Cars Announced

 

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Smart has announced its latest Smart cars, the Smart ForTwo and the Smart ForFour, as the names suggest, the Smart ForTwo is a two seat vehicle and the Smart ForFour is a four seat vehicle.

The two vehicles share similar design  characteristics, and these new Smart vehicles come with a three cylinder engine from Mercedes, which comes with a five speed manual transmission or a twinamic automatic dual clutch transmission, the engines come with around 90hp.

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Tesla Model III To Take On BMW 3 Series

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We recently heard that Tesla would be launching a new sedan to take on the likes of the BMW 3 series and the Mercedes C class, and now we have a name for this new EV, it will be called the Tesla Model III.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed to Auto Express that the new vehicle, which was previously going to be called the Model E, will now be called the Tesla Model III.

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Audi Has Built 6 Million Audi Quattro Cars

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The first Audi Quattro launched around 34 years ago back in 1980, the original Audi Quattro can be seen in the photo below, and the company has now announced that it has built its sixth million Quattro equipped vehicle.

Quattro started out as Audi’s all wheel drive system, the company also announced that they built a massive 710,095 vehicles equipped with Quattro last year.

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