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Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford has detailed its multi-million dollar plans to build autonomous vehicles in Michigan, part of a $1.45 billion scheme to reinvent its auto business and catch up in electrification. The news comes shortly after Ford unveiled its first all-electric crossover, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which has already proved controversial among muscle-car fans.

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We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

Elon Musk might enjoy comparing the Tesla Cybertruck to the best-selling Ford F-150, but a new filing from the automaker suggests that's not quite a like-for-like showdown for the electric pickup. Revealed at the end of November, the Cybertruck is Tesla's most divisive vehicle so far, with love-it-or-hate-it angular styling to go with its all-electric drivetrain.

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Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla launch events are great, but as every keen EV follower knows, it's Elon Musk's Twitter that's the real firehose of news. The outspoken CEO has been full-throated in his enthusiasm for the Tesla Cybertruck since the avant-garde electric pickup broke cover on Thursday night, and now we're getting an even better understanding of how it will help shape Tesla's range in the future.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck may have proved unexpectedly divisive with its retro-futuristic design, but early reservations for the all-electric pickup have still been impressive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today just how many people coughed up a $100 refundable deposit for the EV truck, as well as a breakdown of which configurations they're most interested in.

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Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Elon Musk's ability to show you a prototype, proclaim it Tesla's next big electric vehicle, and extract thousands of dollars in reservations is unparalleled in the auto industry. The Tesla Cybertruck puts that talent into stark relief, capping an LA Auto Show week with something genuinely jaw-dropping; something which made online spats over whether Ford's Mustang Mach-E was a "proper" Mustang seem like nitpicking.

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Tesla Cybertruck specs: Elon Musk’s pickup by the numbers

Tesla Cybertruck specs: Elon Musk’s pickup by the numbers

Whether you're feeling Elon Musk's surprising design for the Tesla Cybertruck or not, there's one thing you can't argue with: the specifications. Production may still be a couple of years away, but already the Cybertruck is laying down some big numbers for upcoming electric pickups to compete with. Read on for the headline figures truck fans need to know.

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Ignore the design: Tesla’s Cybertruck is oddly practical

Ignore the design: Tesla’s Cybertruck is oddly practical

The Tesla Cybertruck may look jaw-droppingly odd, but its angular, stealth-bomber-inspired aesthetic actually hides some seriously clever packaging details. Unveiled today by a giggling Elon Musk, the Cybertruck turned out to be even more challenging in its design than the billionaire CEO warned us it would be.

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Tesla Cybertruck revealed: A pickup like no other

Tesla Cybertruck revealed: A pickup like no other

Elon Musk has revealed the Tesla Cybertruck, the California automaker's latest all-electric vehicle, and it's likely to polarize truck fans and Tesla aficionados alike. The long-anticipated EV pickup made its debut in Los Angeles on Thursday evening, and the design is intentionally controversial.

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The Tesla Cybertruck is coming: How to watch and what to expect

The Tesla Cybertruck is coming: How to watch and what to expect

The Tesla Cybertruck is coming, and Elon Musk's next big electric vehicle has plenty riding on it. The California automaker plans to live-stream its launch of the new EV pickup tonight, and all eyes will be on the outspoken chief executive as he details just how Tesla will expand into what could well be its most challenging segment yet.

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Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

Mercedes chief confirms electric G-Class to save the iconic SUV

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may not be the first vehicle to come to mind when you think of green motoring, but the German automaker has confirmed plans to make an electric version of the boxy SUV. First launched in 1979, the G-Class - also known as the G-Wagon or G-Wagon - is one of the longest-produced vehicles in the company's history, but rising emissions standards had left some to question its future.

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Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

The Tesla Cybertruck - the electric car company's pickup truck - will make its official debut later this month, with CEO Elon Musk confirming the date of the unveil. The unusual name was revealed back on Tesla's Q3 2019 earnings call, Musk referring to the pickup as the "Cybertruck" though not confirming whether that would be the utility's production name.

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New Ford Bronco R race prototype teases 2020 reveal of long-awaited truck

New Ford Bronco R race prototype teases 2020 reveal of long-awaited truck

The new Ford Bronco could well be the most hotly-anticipated car from the automaker this decade, and so consider our attention grabbed by this Ford Bronco R race prototype. Unveiled to confirm Ford is headed to the Baja Peninsula for the Baja 1000 rally, the bolshy off-roader promises hints of the upcoming road SUV we're expecting next year.

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