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Lucid Motors strikes SPAC deal to go public with $24 billion valuation

Lucid Motors reached an agreement to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital IV Corp, in the largest deal yet between a blank-check company and electric vehicle startup.  The combined company, in which Saudi Arabia’s sovereign fund will continue to be the largest shareholder, will have a transaction equity value of $11.75 billion. Private investment in the public equity deal is priced at $15 a share, putting the implied the p...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Saudi Arabia, China, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Automotive, Air, North America, Churchill, Cto, Lucid, SPAC, Audi BMW, Atieva

2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Review: Fun to Drive During The Week & Twice on Sundays!

2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport In Our Opinion: The Lexus ES has been on the scene for 30 years but is still as youthful as ever for 2020, especially the F Sport configuration. On the one hand, the Lexus ES 350 F Sport is sleek and athletic; on the other, comfortable and quiet. Lexus faces stiff competition from players like Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Genesis, Mercedes-Benz, and others. However, we believe the 2020 ES 350 F Sport can hold its own in the battle royale of luxury cars. Exterior S...
Tags: Google, Ford, Lexus, Autos, Detroit Lions, Birmingham, Detroit, Android Auto, Mercedes Benz, MacPherson, Motor City, Audi BMW, Woodward Avenue, Amazon Alexa, Alan Mulally, Mark Levinson

2019 Lexus RC coupe gets sleeker styling and stiffer suspension

The 2019 Lexus RC coupe gets minor exterior styling, interior trim, and suspension updates for the new model year. Will that be enough to keep up with luxury coupes Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz? The post 2019 Lexus RC coupe gets sleeker styling and stiffer suspension appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Audi BMW, Paris Motor Show, Coupes, Lexus RC

Here Technologies and Argus join our Tel Aviv lineup

Let’s share a bit more about our agenda for TechCrunch’s Tel Aviv event. This year, the event will focus on mobility and everything around it, from autonomous vehicles, to sensors, drones and security. That’s why I’m incredibly excited to announce two great speakers. Argus Cyber Security co-founder and CEO Ofer Ben Noon and Here Technologies Head of Mobility Liad Itzhak will join us on stage. By focusing on mobility, we have the opportunity to spend more time talking about the companies ma...
Tags: Google, Security, Startups, Nokia, Tel Aviv, Tech, Automotive, Waze, Here, Daimler, Argus, Audi BMW, Argus Cyber Security, Here Technologies, Ofer Ben Noon, Liad Itzhak

The svelte Lexus UX is an entry-level crossover that’s easier to park

Compact proportions and a low center of gravity are meant to give the Lexus UX more agile handling. But can Lexus' latest compete against mini-crossovers from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz? The post The svelte Lexus UX is an entry-level crossover that’s easier to park appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossover, Mercedes Benz, Audi BMW, Lexus UX, 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The Tech-Heavy New 508 Starts Peugeot's March Toward Audi

Peugeot is really cranking up the technology and style for the new 508, as it begins the tough task of trying to become a rival to Audi, BMW and Mercedes
Tags: Autos, Peugeot, Audi BMW

Kia Hits Value & Performance Sweet Spot With Stinger Pricing

( = || []).push({}); The Kia Stinger arrives next month as the automaker’s highest-performing production vehicle. In a fastback segment typically dominated by European marquees, Kia will stand with the likes of Audi, BMW, and Porsche. We recently dove deep into car’s specifications and they are impressive to say the least. Pricing was recently announced for the Stinger which will come in five different trim levels. Power & Performance The entry level St...
Tags: Feature, Autos, Bmw, Audi, Kia, Brembo, Harman Kardon, Detroit Michigan, Audi BMW, Car News, Carl Anthony, Orth Hedrick, Product Planning Kia Motors America Both, Kia Hedrick

Jaguar I-Pace, Jannarelly Design-1, Lexus CT 200h: Today’s Car News

Jaguar’s I-Pace is already in production. It’s due to go on sale in Europe later this year, beating rival electric SUVs from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Unfortunately, it’s not due in the United States until the second half of 2018. Sports car startup Jannarelly just delivered the first example of its stunning Design-1. Right... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Europe, Automotive, United States, Jaguar, Today in Car News, Mercedes Benz, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Audi BMW

Porsche tackles car sharing… with a twist

Car sharing is all the rage these days, especially as younger generations flock back into cities and ditch car ownership for other means of transportation. Many automakers have even put themselves into the mix with various car-sharing programs from Audi, BMW, and Daimler. But what about Porsche? Porsche has an idea, too, though it’s a little... [Author: [email protected] (Internet Brands)]
Tags: Videos, Automotive, Porsche, Evergreen, Daimler, Fun Stuff, Audi BMW

Intel strengthens self-driving car presence with 15 percent stake in HERE digital maps firm

Intel is set to acquire a 15 percent stake in digital mapping company HERE which is owned by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The acquisition is set to be completed in the first quarter of 2017, pending approval from various regulatory bodies. In addition to the acquisition, Intel and HERE have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Intel, Automotive, Autonomous Cars, Mercedes Benz, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Audi BMW

Intel confirms 15% stake in mapping business Here to work on autonomous car tech

 Here, the mapping and location services company once owned by Nokia and sold for €2.5 billion to a car-maker consortium of Audi, BMW and Daimler in 2015, is picking up a new investor today: chipmaker Intel has confirmed that it is taking a 15 percent stake in the business, which it will use to develop autonomous positioning systems (powered with Intel Inside). The companies are not… Read More
Tags: TC, Nokia, Tech, Intel, Automotive, Venture Capital, Autonomous Cars, Chips, Here, Mapping, Daimler, Location Technology, Audi BMW

HERE to start collecting real-time traffic data from Audi, BMW and Mercedes cars

A cloud-based database of highly-detailed three-dimensional maps that can be updated in real time will be essential for self-driving cars. And one of the firms working to make such a database a reality is HERE, a former unit of Nokia that in 2015 was sold to Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. HERE has been building its database, called the Open Location... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Nokia, Automotive, Mercedes, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Audi BMW

2016 Lexus GS 200t F Sport Review

Originally appeared on ( = || []).push({}); When Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, said he wanted the Lexus brand to be more sporty, this is what he had in mind. The Lexus GS models are rear-wheel-drive sports sedans. The entry GS 200t is a new model for 2016 that comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Our tester had the F Sport performance package that should ramp up the fun-to-drive meter even more.  This week, we ...
Tags: Feature, Lexus, Autos, Epa, Car Reviews, Denver, Mercedes Benz, Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation, Audi BMW, Toyoda, Mark Levinson, Denis Flierl

Lyft’s latest launch is luxury

 Over the coming months, we are going to be seeing a lot more pink mustaches in Audi, BMW, and Mercedes vehicles. Today, Lyft is launching Lyft Premier. Users will be able to catch rides in luxury sedans and SUVs. Highly rated drivers with access to high-end vehicles can service rides. The cost premium for Premier rides will earn drivers additional money. Lyft will also be able to take… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Tech, Automotive, Premier, Mercedes, Car Sharing, Audi BMW

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