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9Video: 2011 Bentley Continental GT out on the road

2011 Bentley Continental GT – Click above to watch the video after the jump

AddReport: Mercedes-Benz will build 500 A-Class E-Cells using Tesla batteries

The New York Times is reporting that Daimler has decided to proceed with production of a fleet of 500 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell vehicles early in 2011. Like the Smart ED, the battery packs and power electronics for the electric A-Class will be supplied by Tesla Motors. According to Tesla chief technical officer JB Straubel, Daimler decided to move forward with the project after Tesla took the initiative and converted an A-Class for demonstration purposes.

AddParis preview: Mazda2 gets a facelift, 3 and 5 get new diesel engines

2011 Mazda2 – Click above for high-res image gallery

15Lotus accidentally confirms Evora automatic and S variants for Paris through email snafu

2010 Lotus Evora – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSpy Shots: Facelifted Ford Mondeo to get Ecoboost, dual clutch gearbox

When the auto show circuit rolls around to Paris in September, Ford is expected to roll out a facelifted version of the Mondeo mid-sized lineup. The visual updates are less extensive than the Fusion got last year but still noticeable. A new upper grille and larger trapezoidal lower opening give the Mondeo an appearance similar to the Fiesta and new Focus. Following the trend set by Audi and Mercedes-Benz, Ford will add LED running lamps below the main headlamp clusters.

9Paris Preview: Saab officially unveils 9-X Air BioHybrid Concept

Click above for high-res gallery of the Saab 9-X Air BioHybrid Concept

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