Pope Francis

  • All sorts of vehicles have been pressed into service to carry Popes, from simple Fiats to giant Mercedes-Benz luxury landaulets. Francis, the current Pope, has a preference for small, simple, environmentally friendly cars—and largely does without the bulletproof glass enclosures found in some previous "Popemobiles." His latest vehicle is entirely electric and, perhaps to the surprise of some Europeans, it's made in Michigan. DON'T MISS: Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date Specifically, it's an Opel Ampera-e, the rebadged and minimally restyled European sibling...

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