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Noble unveils M500 concept with 550hp twin-turbo EcoBoost V6

Noble unveils M500 concept with 550hp twin-turbo EcoBoost V6

Noble isn't quite the household name when it comes to sports cars, but that's because the small British manufacturer has only been producing one model, the V8-equipped M600, since 2009. They showed up to this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, however, with the new M500 concept that's designed to be the "friendlier little brother" to the M600, and more of an affordable, entry-level model. Just keep in mind that Noble charges over $400,000 for the M600.

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Maserati Levante GTS debuts with Ferrari V8 and 550hp

Maserati Levante GTS debuts with Ferrari V8 and 550hp

If you've had your eye on the Maserati Levante Trofeo SUV but the $170,000 price tag was a bit too much for your budget, consider yourself lucky. At this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Maserati announced a "budget friendly" model in the form of the 2019 Levante GTS, which sacrifices 40 horsepower for a price that starts at roughly $120,000.

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Tesla ends Model 3 reservations, opens to orders in US and Canada

Tesla ends Model 3 reservations, opens to orders in US and Canada

Tesla has stopped taking new Model 3 reservations for new customers in North America, opening orders to anyone who wants to purchase a unit. Until now, customers were required to pay $1,000 as a deposit to reserve their spot in the Model 3 production line. That has changed for new buyers -- you can no longer make a reservation if you don't already have one. Orders can be placed through Tesla's website.

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Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses are designed for cities of the future

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses are designed for cities of the future

Daimler is working on an electric version of its Citaro bus, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. This all-electric model will power cities of the future, enabling them to provide emission-free public transportation that is completely silent. The first orders for eCitaro have already been placed and the initial units will be delivered to customers later this year.

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Concorso Italiano marks 33rd year with most exotic car collection yet

Concorso Italiano marks 33rd year with most exotic car collection yet

August is still a good month away but for car aficionados, it couldn’t come sooner. For one, the month holds host to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, regarded to be the most prestigious automotive charitable event. And part of that is, of course, the Concorso Italiano. Now on its thirty-third year, the luxury and exotic Italian car show is promising to pull out all the stops to showcase the best of Italian style, fashion, food, and wine, starting with almost a thousand rare and exotic Italian cars.

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Tesla Semi Mad Max autopilot mode is real, says Elon Musk

Tesla Semi Mad Max autopilot mode is real, says Elon Musk

Tesla’s Autopilot not enough for “living on the edge” for you? How about a more aggressive Autopilot on a self-driving truck? That’s probably going to the be initial reaction and fears after Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that the Tesla Semi’s autopilot will have a “Mad Max” mode. But while reality is much less exciting than the fiction it cites, this news probably won’t do Tesla’s PR much good.

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Electric GT EV series debuts its race-ready Tesla Model S

Electric GT EV series debuts its race-ready Tesla Model S

It's been just over two years since the Electric GT series was announced: similar to Formula E, it's an all-electric racing series, but one that uses a modified version of the consumer Tesla Model S. With the series' first season finally kicking off in November, Electric GT Holdings unveiled its race-spec Model S this week in Barcelona, and it's clear it's a Tesla ready for the track.

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Mercedes discontinues plug-in hybrids ahead of upcoming EQ models

Mercedes discontinues plug-in hybrids ahead of upcoming EQ models

If you're in the market for a new plug-in hybrid vehicle, you can safely cross Mercedes off your list. The German carmaker has discontinued production on their PHEV models of the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, and GLE. For the time being, anyway. Mercedes isn't giving up on the plug-in market altogether, but instead making room for next year's debut of their new generation of hybrids under the EQ branding.

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Jaguar sets new maritime speed record with electric boat

Jaguar sets new maritime speed record with electric boat

Jaguar is far from the only car manufacturer making the switch to producing electric vehicles, but it might one of the first to jump into the electric boat game. The company didn't just dip its toe in water, it went all out and set a new world record for maritime speed. Jaguar teamed up with racing partners at Vector and Williams Advanced Engineering to build a small, single-person speedboat with an all-electric drivetrain.

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Tesla cuts 9% of workforce: Musk shares full “reorg” letter

Tesla cuts 9% of workforce: Musk shares full “reorg” letter

Tesla is laying off around 9-percent of its workforce, according to insiders. Following a leak of the news, company CEO Elon Musk has confirmed the news and shared the full "reorg" letter sent to employees. In the letter, Musk states that a "comprehensive organizational restructuring" is underway but won't impact production workers.

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The 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 just went extra-hardcore

The 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 just went extra-hardcore

Ford may be riding high on the global sales success of the Mustang, but that doesn’t mean it’s not high time for a new 2019 Shelby GT350. Latest car to wear the storied nameplate, the new Mustang Shelby GT350 borrows liberally from the upcoming GT500, including the car’s fiendishly clever aerodynamics.

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San Francisco tackles electric scooter issue with permit process

San Francisco tackles electric scooter issue with permit process

San Francisco has announced a new permit process for electric scooters in the city, one that requires companies to temporarily remove their electric scooters until they have their permit. The permit availability was announced by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, and SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin in a joint statement yesterday.

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