Ford showing custom Mustangs at SEMA
Ford's SEMA stand will include at least seven custom-designed Mustangs built by tuners like MAD Industries, Roush, Tucci Hot Rods, and Air Design, among others. Some are merely show cars built to turn heads, while others will eventually spawn limited-edition models and aftermarket body kits.
Honda Super Cub production reaches 100M
Honda has built 100 million examples of the Super Cub, a major milestone for one of the most important vehicles in the history of mobility. First introduced in 1958, the various generations of the Super Cub put millions and millions of people on wheels all around the world.
Consumer Reports responds to Tesla complaints
Consumer Reports has responded to Tesla's complaints about the reliability rating it gave the Model 3. "Tesla seems to misunderstand or is conflating some of what we fundamentally do our Annual Reliability Survey report and the related predictions versus our car reviews and tests," the publication wrote in a statement.
Vehicle timesharing marketplace Fair.com scores $1b in investments
BMW and Penske Automotive Group were among investors who contributed $1 billion in funding to Fair.com--a "flexible ownership" platform designed to help coordinate ownership benefits among customers who do not wish to own a car full-time, TechCrunch reports. http://tcrn.ch/2yXfhf1
Lotus celebrates 70th Anniversary with Elise Cup 260
Based on the track-focused 250 model, the Lotus Elise Cup 260 will be a 30-unit production run meant to celebrate the company's 70th anniversary. http://bit.ly/2yV8F0w
First take: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
"[T]the S-Class remains the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz luxury." http://bit.ly/2yWa6Ma