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Duke Makes Drivers Think of Tech

Duke Makes Drivers Think of Tech Featured

The annual Swapalease.com March Madness Driver Survey results are in, and most drivers believe Duke will win this year’s tournament, while most say UCLA is their favorite team.
The annual survey asks basketball fans to pair up their favorite teams with certain types of cars to coincide with the NCAA tournament. The online survey is presented to more than 2,500 drivers across the U.S. each year.
Most survey takers said the Tesla S would be their choice for Car of the Year (37 percent); followed by BMW 5 (23 percent), Audi A5 (21 percent), Chevrolet Corvette (18 percent), and Volvo XC90 (14 percent).
Cincinnati (9 percent) is the team that reminds most people of a Fiat.
Duke (14 percent) reminds most people of a Tesla.
Duke (13 percent) also reminds most people of a driverless car (especially since their coach was out for part of the season).
Miami (9 percent) reminds most people of a stolen car.

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