Porsche Macan: Current car to be built alongside new electric-only model
The current Porsche Macan (pictured) will have its lifespan extended for an indefinite period, primarily to service markets where EV infrastructure is lacking as the second-generation rolls out in pure-electric form.
A senior spokesperson for Porsche told Autocar "the petrol-engine Macan will continue to be produced alongside the new electric PPE-based Macan in Leipzig".
The company admitted there will be transition period, but "just how long that will be has not yet been determined".
2019 Audi R8 V10 Decennium revealed, not for Australia
Audi has revealed its 10th anniversary present to the R8 V10, in the form of the limited-run Decennium coupe. Just 222 examples will be built worldwide, making it a very tricky beast to track down.
The Decennium is distinguished from other R8 models by its matte bronze engine intake manifold and and 20-inch milled wheels.
It's been the worst-kept secret in the industry, but we can finally officially reveal HSV will import and convert the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 from April this year, with pricing to start from $159,990 before on-road costs.
Tesla's mercurial founder and CEO, Elon Musk, has sent Tesla stock soaring with a cryptic triptych of tweets.
We'll know more on Thursday 2pm, California time, but Musk – rebranded Elon Tusk on Twitter, naturally – has promised "Some Tesla news".
In most cases, that wouldn't be news. But after the tweet made its way around the world Tesla stocks rose by almost 6.0 per cent, proving Musk is still able to move markets with a few sweeps of his thumbs.
Mercedes-Benz has pulled back the sheet on an update to its important entrant in the mid-sized SUV segment, the 2019 GLC, with a tougher look and the addition of MBUX infotainment.
Given it's a critical point for most buyers, we're going to start with the infotainment. At the launch of the new C-Class, Mercedes said its mid-sized sedan wouldn't be getting the bleeding-edge MBUX system because its electrical architecture is based on that of the E- and S-Class, instead of the A-Class.