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West Virginia latest state to set fees for electric cars, plug-in hybrids

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:30:00 EDT

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(image) West Virginia next month will add $100 annual fees for plug-in hybrids, $200 for battery-electric vehicles.

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Takata US subsidiary files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:05:00 EDT

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(image) Bankruptcy opens the door to a financial rescue from U.S.-based auto parts supplier Key Safety Systems, which Takata tapped as its preferred financial sponsor as it must keep churning out millions of replacement airbag inflators.

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Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT

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(image) Honda reiterated its position that it did not conceal knowledge of Takata defects, but instead was itself a victim of deception by Takata officials.

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Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick knew about stolen Waymo files, lawyers say

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:15:00 EDT

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(image) Those files are pertinent to an ongoing patent lawsuit over autonomous technology between Uber and Google's former autonomous car unit now known as Waymo.

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Trump climate decision energizes business for Proterra electric bus

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:00 EDT

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(image) Electric bus maker Proterra secures another $55 million in equity funding, while Trump's Paris decision may have boosted sales.

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Trump EPA will keep California emissions waiver in place for now

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:45:00 EDT

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(image) EPA head Scott Pruitt was thought to be eliminating California's emissions waiver, but the Golden State's right to set its own mandates remains in place.

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Texas brings back $2,500 EV incentive, but excludes Tesla

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT

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(image) Texas had discontinued the state-funded electric vehicle perk in 2015.

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Elon Musk says Los Angeles is open to using his traffic tunnels

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:00:00 EDT

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(image) Elon Musk says he's having "promising conversations" with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti about using The Boring Company's underground tunnel technology.

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Texas explicitly allows driverless car tests

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:30:00 EDT

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(image) Critics are worried the new law in Texas is too lenient.

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Takata would stop making airbag inflators under new plan

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 16:20:00 EDT

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(image) Takata would stop producing airbag inflators after it completes production of replacement parts and fulfills existing supply contracts, likely around 2020.

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EPA suspected Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat device' in 2015

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT

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(image) Marchionne says FCA did not intentionally "set up a defeat device that was even remotely similar to what (Volkswagen) had in their cars."

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