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BMW Wins LAPD Contract Over Tesla

June 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The LAPD has decided to lease 100 BMW i3 sedans for routine department duties. The three year lease will cost the city $1.4 million. The i3 was chosen over the Tesla Model S primarily because it costs half as much.


Analysts Predict Increase In Hatchback Sales In US

June 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

IHS Automotive predicts that sales of hatchback vehicles will increase by more than a third over the next few years. The hatchback is the largest selling body style in European, but presently account for less than 5% of US light vehicle sales.


Model 3 Design Will Be Complete In 6 Weeks

June 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Speaking at the 2016 Code Conference, Elon Musk said it would be "pencils down" on its design within 6 weeks. After that, final details will be locked in and the run up to the start of production will begin.



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