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Scott Dixon Wins IndyCar Toronto Grand Prix, Nearly Doubles Points Advantage

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http://www.thedrive.com - Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon drove his Honda-powered Indy car to victory lane at Exhibition Place on the streets of the famous Canadian metropolis. The New Zealander's victory at the 2018 IndyCar Toronto Grand Prix marks the 44th victory of his career, putting him only eight away from Mario Andretti who sits second on the all-time victory list.

Future Tesla Buyers May Soon Lose $7,500 Tax Credit as Automaker Passes Threshold

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http://www.thedrive.com - It seems that Teslas have been selling well; in fact, one could argue that they've sold too well. In a surprise find by publication Green Car Reports, Tesla has become the first manufacturer to surpass the threshold for the federal tax credit in the United States.

German transport ministry confirms official hearing on Opel emissions

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http://europe.autonews.com - The German transport ministry confirmed that the country's federal motor vehicle authority is conducting an official hearing into the emissions technology used in three models of cars made by Opel.

Waymo Jumps Waiting List, Takes Early Delivery of Jaguar I-Pace

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http://www.thedrive.com - Jaguar's entry to the electric SUV market isn't set to reach the hands of customers for nearly two more months, however, according to TechCrunch, Google's ride-hailing sister company Waymo was able to jump the line and obtain a few units ahead of the public. The I-Paces acquired by Waymo have been spotted on the streets of San Francisco, California and are believed to be the first iteration of the electric SUVs that have been made available outside of the automaker's own test fleet.

Lexus boss warns EV push could be too soon

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Fully electric car technology is not ready for mass adoption, and nor is the environmental impact fully understood, Lexus president Yoshihiro Sawa believes. Speaking at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, which he is visiting for the first time, Sawa confirmed that the firm - in conjunction with parent company Toyota - is working on all types of powertrain, including full EV and hydrogen, but said that it would not leap into the market until the customer and environmental benefits were clear.