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Mercedes with Tesla tech chases electrical BMW


Mercedes-Benz has decided to use Tesla-sourced technology for its first mainstream electric car, in a bid to lower costs and development time as it chases BMW’s i3 model. The German automaker has recently sold its shares in the California-based electric automaker Tesla but its technical cooperation would remain unchanged. That means Tesla provides electric motors and the battery technology for the ...
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