This week's gossip from the automotive industry brings news of Mitsubishi's concerns about the new tax system, the reborn Toyota Supra's auto 'box, Dallara's name for its road-going track car, and the risks behind autonomous cars.
Dallara picks 'Stradale' for its road car
Italian racing car chassis maker Dallara looks poised to name its upcoming high-performance road car the Stradale, a new trademark has suggested. A source told Autocar that the car, which is expected to arrive later this year, will be the most structurally rigid model in production.
Mitsubishi laments new car tax legislation
Mitsubishi UK boss Lance Bradley believes the UK’s new car tax system, which has raised the tax rate of certain low-emissions vehicles, could discourage consumers from buying less-polluting cars. “We’re talking to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles to try to encourage a better system,” said Bradley.