[00:00:30] The first free autonomous rides under the Uber-Volvo partnership will be offered next month in Pittsburgh. It's important to note that there will be supervisors on hand for these rides to monitor the vehicles.
Cadillac showed off its Escala concept at Montery Car Week. The Cadillac Escala is four door sedan with a 4.2L twin-turbo V8 under the hood. Exterior design shows off a liftback and Cadillac's distinctive vertical lighting. Cadillac called the Escala an opportunity for designers to flex their creative muscles.
[00:01:00] So while we probably won't see the Escala joining the CT6 anytime soon this latests concept does give us look into the future of Cadillac design.
This week we got our best look yet at the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. This striking concept is a two-door, two-passenger, 18-foot long electric vehicle. The 6 is powered by four electric motors and backed by an 8kWh battery, all of which Mercedes says is good for the equivalent of 750HP and a range of 200 miles.
[00:01:30] The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is a glimpse into the future.
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