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Bollinger tweaked the design for better aerodynamics

Bollinger tweaked the design for better aerodynamics.

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The Sion has solar cells integrated into its bodywork

The Sion has solar cells integrated into its bodywork.

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Scania has one of the larger truck presences in Iran

Scania has one of the larger truck presences in Iran.

Teased

First car boasts 435 miles of range and sub-4-second 0-62mph time

First car boasts 435 miles of range and sub-4-second 0-62mph time.

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Testers drove the electric SUV at speeds of up to 155 mph

Testers drove the electric SUV at speeds of up to 155 mph.

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It'll have a lithium-powered hybrid system, other upgrades

It'll have a lithium-powered hybrid system and other upgrades.

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Fastest street-legal car (on slicks) in the hill climb

Fastest street-legal car (on slicks) in the hill climb.

Spy Shots

Neither of the car's occupants were injured.

Neither of the car's occupants were injured.

Teased

It's set to be more extreme than the record-holding Agera RS

It's set to be more extreme than the record-holding Agera RS.

Quick Spin

A popular model is being phased out as new ones come in

A Plus 8 is never going to be on terms with a modern sports saloon on switchback roads. For its type, the chassis is dependable and grippy, but if you overdrive the Plus 8, that flies-in-your-teeth, pioneer-motorist delight can rapidly morph into a feeling that you're a passenger in a runaway caboose.

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This follows yesterday's funding news

This follows yesterday's funding news.

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China-based EV startup attracts investors and details its plans

China-based EV startup attracts investors and details its plans.

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The trial program is underway in Ohio

Last year, we saw Workhorse Group demonstrate its Horsefly for the first time. The Horsefly is an autonomous drone that launches from the roof of a delivery truck to take a package to its final destination. At the time, it seemed like implementation would be a long way off, but last week, Workhorse announced the its Horsefly has begun delivering packages as part of an FAA-approved pilot trial in Loveland, Ohio, near Cincinnati.

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The Workhorse Group spinoff gets off the ground

Even though it's a few months late from the CES 2018 target date, SureFly, part of Workhorse Group, has finally run a flying test of its hybrid-electric helicopter. The company also recorded the test flights in the video above. The company touts that the flight is completely untethered and was an FIA sanctioned flight. It all seems like it's getting much closer to production.

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The Hybrid Kinetic concepts join the earlier HK GT gullwing concept

At Geneva, the Hong Kong-based Hybrid Kinetic Group unveiled the Pininfarina-designed HK GT, which is a gullwing door luxury EV on an aluminum chassis. Now, a month later at the Beijing show, two other Pininfarina concepts join the HK GT.

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ReVolt will use the Chinese replica of the BMW R71 sidecar bike

Lithium battery technology company Alternet Systems announced Tuesday the formation of a new company that will build an electric motorcycle based on the classic 1938 BMW R71 motorcycle with sidecar used by German troops during World War II and by Steve McQueen to outrun them in the 1963 film "The Great Escape."

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It wears the same livery as his championship winning F1 car

Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver and four-time F1 world champion has a bit of history with Pagani. Back in 2012, he custom ordered a 760 horsepower Zonda, one of the last to roll of the production line. In addition to the boost in power, Hamilton fulfilled all of our enthusiast wishes and had the car fitted with a manual transmission. Now a Huayra commissioned by Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports, will wear the colors of Hamilton's F1 car.

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They'll pursue lower emissions and more automation

Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Ltd and Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH said on Thursday they have agreed to form a strategic tie-up to better compete in the commercial vehicle industry, which is undergoing transformation due to the need for lower-emission vehicles and automated driving capabilities.

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Xpeng will pre-sell G3 SUV later this month

If you haven't already picked your Chinese-backed electric vehicle startup that plans to challenge Tesla, you've got your work cut out for you. This list keeps growing. If you haven't included Xiaopeng Motors (A.K.A. Xpeng Motors) to your short list, the up-and-comer has 1.6 billion reasons you should.

Recap

Plus, a famous pair of tuners in Shelby and Hennessey

Last week brought us quite a wide variety of automotive news nuggets, and judging by the response of our own readership, the Jeep Wrangler pickup truck led the way. It's not expected to hit the sales floor until April of 2019, which means we've all got an entire year to wait, but that just means we have lots of time to anticipate its arrival. And we do so today with a series of renderings that show what the so-called Scrambler may look like in a few different colors.

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