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Tesla to increase production by 17 per cent this quarter – report
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8th Oct 2020
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Tesla to increase production by 17 per cent this quarter – report

Tesla is reportedly hoping to increase its production output this quarter by 17 per cent in an effort to produce 500,000 vehicles by the end of 2020, according to a leaked email from the company's CEO, Elon Musk. In the email, obtained by website Electrek, Musk reportedly tells employees at the electric vehicle maker to "take whatever steps you can to improve output".
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Susannah Guthrie
2021 Skoda Superb Sportline and Superb Scout price confirmed
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7th Oct 2020
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2021 Skoda Superb Sportline and Superb Scout price confirmed

The 2021 Skoda Superb Sportline and Superb Scout models have been officially confirmed for the Australian market. The Superb Sportline – which is offered in sedan and wagon configurations – has a 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder engine producing 206kW and 350Nm, while the Scout has a 200kW variant of the same powertrain, fitted with a petrol particulate filter.
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William Davis
Mercedes-Benz confirms six all-new EQ electric models
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7th Oct 2020
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Mercedes-Benz confirms six all-new EQ electric models

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed six new fully-electric EQ models for production, four of which will be underpinned by brand’s yet-to-be-launched EVA2 modular platform. A compact EQA will be launched later this year followed by an EQB in 2021, however these will be electrified variants of existing GLA and GLB vehicles. Of the vehicles built on the all-new architecture, the EQS sedan (S-Class) will be the first on the market with initial deliveries slated for 2021. Above: The EQS sedan
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William Davis
Volvo XC20 all-electric small SUV in development – report
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6th Oct 2020
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Volvo XC20 all-electric small SUV in development – report

Volvo will launch a small all-electric SUV to sit below the XC40 in its range, according to a new report from AutoExpress UK. The outlet claims the manufacturer's CEO – Håkan Samuelsson – confirmed the project in a private discussion. Likely badged as the XC20, the vehicle will reportedly be based on Geely’s newly-unveiled EV Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA). Fellow Geely marques Lynk & Co, Polestar, and Proton are also expected to utilise this modular platform.
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William Davis
Tesla owner to Elon: 'Our roof just fell off'
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6th Oct 2020
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Tesla owner to Elon: 'Our roof just fell off'

The owner of a Tesla Model Y has claimed the vehicle's glass pane roof separated from its body while driving on a freeway in California. In a video posted to Twitter, the owner directed their comments to Tesla boss Elon Musk, writing: "Why didn't you tell us that Tesla sells convertibles now? Because the roof of our brand new Model Y fell off on the highway". On the Tesla Model Y, the entire roof panel is a single sheet of glass.
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Ben Zachariah