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March 15, 2019

2020 Tesla Model Y: $48,200 electric crossover SUV debuts

The 2020 Tesla Model Y that debuted Thursday night is the electric-car builder's most mainstream model yet. With up to three rows of seats, room for seven passengers, and 66 cubic feet of cargo space, the $41,200 2020 Model Y is more in line with crossover SUVs popular with consumers than the less costly Model 3 sedan.

Porsche, Lexus dealers top survey for luxury dealership service

Porsche and Lexus owners are the most satisfied with their dealership experience, J.D. Power said Thursday.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica minivan recalled for faulty suspension part

The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid minivans have been recalled over a faulty suspension part that may increase the risk of a crash if it fails.

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster

From Motor Authority:

Mercedes-AMG plans plug-in option for every model

Every single Mercedes-AMG vehicle will receive a plug-in hybrid version in the near future, marking a major shift in the brand's strategy.

007 going green: Next James Bond film to reportedly feature electric Aston Martin Rapide E

James Bond, Agent 007, has been behind the wheel of his fair share of luxurious and cool cars. For his next mission, things may be a lot greener.

Tesla Model Y revealed with up to 300 miles of range, $41,200 price tag

Tesla intends to keep the juice flowing with the addition of the Model Y, a small crossover SUV releated to the Model 3 and capable of fitting three rows of seats.

Tesla Model Y - introduction, Hawthorne CA, March 2019

Tesla Model Y - introduction, Hawthorne CA, March 2019

From Green Car Reports:

Tesla Model Y: Comparing some of the details vs. Model 3

Tesla CEO Elon Musk prefaced his introduction of the company’s more affordable upcoming electric SUV, the Model Y, Thursday night, by noting how hard achieving at-scale mass production of Model X has been—and what a difficult year 2018 had been for him and Tesla.

2020 Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

Tesla’s Thursday night reveal event for the 2020 Tesla Model Y electric crossover SUV, just as previous events from the automaker, was raucous and packed with enthusiastic fans, including many who appeared to relish everything uttered by CEO Elon Musk.

Audi plans to put old EV batteries to work in factory tugs

Factory tugs in Audi's Ingolstadt factory now sport the latest in second-hand lithium-ion batteries.

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