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Morgan's Offroader With Historic Roots

  New Morgan Plus Four CX-T                                      Source:  Morgan Motor Company New Sports Car from the UK From England, an automotive surprise designed by the venerable Morgan Motor Company.  The Morgan Plus Four CX-T is one of the most retro looking, all terrain, new sports cars on the road today.  The new Morgan, with its all-terrain tires, roll cage and hood rack for spare tires and other gear, is designed for the road less travelled.  And it is true to Morgan's 100-year tradition of elegant cars, including off-road vehicles dating back to the 1920's. Best of the Past and Future The new CX-T is road legal; it's not just for an automotive museum, although it is a classic. The body is made of aluminum.  The company says if it's dented, it can be pushed back into shape.  It's powered by a 259 hp. BMW 4-cylinder engine and there's a 6-speed manual gear, which are standard Morgan Plus. Familiar features include the bug-eye front lights, long, curvy

Jaguar's Autonomous Investment

Banks on Voyage's Autonomous Technology Source:  Voyage Funding to Commercialize Luxury automotive maker Jaguar Land Rover, headquartered in Coventry, England, is investing in autonomous vehicle startup Voyage.  Voyage is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.  They say their cars are equipped with state of the art, advanced sensors, giving a 360 degree picture of the world hundreds of  meters around the car.  They're also using machine learning to develop state of the art perception models. To Introduce G3 Self-Driving Vehicle The fresh funding will be used to bring Voyage's technology into commercialization, expand production of its fleet of G2 self-driving vehicles and introduce its G3 autonomous vehicle.  This is a follow-on investment by Jaguar Land Rover's VC arm InMotion Ventures.  The round of fundraising is being led by Franklin Templeton with $52 million raised so far. Voyage Will Roll-out Its Community Vehicles First Voyage's first dri