Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews, and banning glider trucks: Today’s Car News

The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA’s proposal to roll back regulations for “glider” trucks. All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

The new A-Class, according to Mercedes, features the lowest aerodynamic drag of any production car in history. The luxury sedan claims a 0.22 drag coefficient, which ties the BMW 5-Series, but it’s smaller, so doesn’t have to push as much wind.

The first reviews of the Tesla Model 3 Performance have hit the Internet and it’s positive news for the electric-car maker. Although the car feels like any other Model 3, its acceleration left a lasting impression.

Sixteen states have joined environmental groups in asking a U.S. appeals court to consider the EPA’s rollback of a regulation for older “glider” trucks

Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car subsidiary Waymo shows how its technology can improve services.

Ford announced it will establish Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC to handle all of its self-driving car businesses.

Finally, Toyota plans to have Level 4 self-driving cars at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. Most automakers currently only offer Level 2 automation.


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Nino Plevnik

I am an electric cars lover. I love our planet and want to leave it in good condition to our children. One of the good ways to do this is to reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere. As a technical person I worked on computers, hardware maintenance and programming. Otherwise I like advanced technologies, music, books, movies, life and nice weather.

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