LONDON — Petrochemicals company Ineos said it will decide on the manufacturing location for its new off-road vehicle, currently in design and development, by the year end and flagged a number of “very strong options” in the UK and Europe.
Media outlets had reported that Ineos is in talks with Ford to make its Land Rover-inspired vehicles at Ford’s Bridgend engine plant.
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Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Mercedes delivered its first plug-in hybrid F-Cell fuel cell SUV in Berlin earlier this week.
Like earlier projects from Toyota, Honda, and GM in the U.S., Mercedes is only leasing or renting the vehicles (it says “renting short-term or long-term”) to select customers in German cities where hydrogen refueling infrastructure is available. Those include Berlin, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich, and Cologne.
Since Tesla’s Autopilot was introduced back in October 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made extravagant claims about its superior safety. Last month, reacting to what Musk considers sensationalized media coverage of Tesla accidents, the company released the first of its promised quarterly safety updates.
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DVLA on-track to share 6.5m driver details to parking firms in 2018/19 financial year, with companies paying £2.50 for each record
The DVLA is set to share a record number of drivers’ details to private parking firms this financial year, with companies on track to pay £16.2m from the records – up from £14.2m last financial year, and £9.2m in 2015/16.