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More Tesla Model 3 Photos Hit Reddit

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:02:18 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 should be launching this summer, and more photos of the car have hit the Internet. Reddit user youyouxue snapped a whole bunch of photos when he or she encountered the car, being driven by a Tesla engineer who was taking the car home for the night. SEE ALSO: Tesla Model 3 […]

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Audi E-Tron Sportback to Begin Production in 2019

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:58:26 +0000

The second e-Tron model in Audi’s growing line of electric vehicles will be built at the brand’s Brussels factory, starting in 2019. “With the decision on the Audi e-tron Sportback, we are showing that Audi takes the issue of electric mobility seriously,” said Dr. Hubert Waltl, head of logistics. “A second battery-electric model will lead […]

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Tesla Driver’s Accelerator Snaps Off While Driving

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:17:11 +0000

One Tesla owner got a big shock yesterday as his accelerator pedal snapped off while driving. The story comes from user benjiejr on the Tesla Motor Club forum. He was showing off his Model S P85D to a friend and his nephew. After going through the car’s features it was time to show off the […]

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America’s 5 Best-Selling Hybrids

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:40:01 +0000

With all the talk of plug-in electrified cars these days, hybrids have assumed a quieter background role, but their value remains nonetheless. In part because they’ve been on the market longer, and tend to cost less than comparable plug-in electrified vehicles, they actually sell in higher volumes while still doing their share in saving fuel […]

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Consumer Federation of America Notes People Want Better MPG Trucks, SUVs, and Crossovers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:12:15 +0000

Consumers want good fuel economy even in crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, and a new study indicates this affects the kinds of vehicles people buy. Recently Consumer Federation of America analyzed U.S. sales and mileage data between 2011 and 2016 to find that light-duty trucks with mpg increases over 10 percent saw a surge of 59 […]

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BMW i8 Takes Engine Performance and Efficiency Award For Third Year

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:03:58 +0000

The BMW i8’s sports car performance and small car fuel economy won it the International Engine of the Year award for the third year in a row. The i8 plug-in hybrid took the award in the 1.4-liter to 1.8-liter displacement category. Winners were recognized Wednesday during the Engine Expo trade fair in Stuttgart. Judges have […]

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2018 Nissan Leaf Spy Photos Reveal Much More Detail

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:49:25 +0000

New spy photos of the 2018 Nissan Leaf indicate that prior reports that it would appear more “mainstream” have been fulfilled. Shot at a test track, with heavy camouflage masking removed, hints of the 2015 IDS concept can be seen, and gone are quirky design cues of the first generation. No interior shots were provided […]

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Tesla Talking About Opening Supercharger Network to Other Automakers

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:09:08 +0000

Tesla is looking at sharing its Supercharger network with other automakers. The news comes directly from its CTO, JB Straubel. It’s not the first time that sharing the Supercharger network has been floated. CEO Elon Musk mentioned previous discussions back in 2015. But nothing ever came of it. At the time, there were only a […]

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GAC Motor Bringing Plug-in Vehicles To America By 2019

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:19:06 +0000

A major Chinese automaker says it will be getting its foothold in the U.S. market during 2019 by introducing at least one plug-in electrified vehicle. Last week at Michelin’s sustainable mobility summit in Montreal, GAC Motor president Yu Jun said that seven “new energy vehicle” models – battery electric and plug-in hybrid – will come […]

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Regardless of Trump’s EPA, California Continues To Drive The Clean Car Market

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 04:00:11 +0000

Last week U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said California’s right to regulate its own auto emissions was not being reviewed – sending a sigh of relief for some, uncertainty for others, but the state intends to hold the line come what may. California is defiantly moving ahead on rules the Trump administration has put the […]

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