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When it takes more than 10 years to redesign a vehicle, there had better be enough changes involved to make it worth the wait. With the 2016 Volvo XC90, the Volvo design team has put more than enough into the redesign to not disappoint. The XC90 T8 is the first Volvo designed from the ground up for […]

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In Chicago’s highly competitive limousine market, one company is using the Tesla Model S to give it both a strategic and economic advantage. E-Motion Chauffeurs and Hires began operating this past October with a fleet of six Tesla Model S vehicles, providing a range of services including airport drop-off and pick-up, corporate chauffeurs and special […]

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Carsharing is coming to Europe’s biggest city, and the all-electric BMW i3 will be included amongst the list of vehicles being offered. DriveNow is a popular carsharing program in Europe which has begun service in London as of today. The service will initially offer 210 BMW 1 Series and MINI Countryman models for spontaneous hire. […]

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With now 15 percent market share for electric cars, Norway has been on a tear to move away from petroleum, but is it now teetering on the edge of being victimized by its own success? This remains to be seen, but more certain is the Norwegian government has been facing increased pressure to reduce tax […]

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While many governments in the U.S. and around the world are using tax breaks, incentives and rebates to spur all-electric and hybrid vehicles purchases, Wisconsin is considering the addition of an annual fee for drivers who choose to drive either a hybrid or an EV. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has recently proposed a series […]

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Canada’s best-selling all-electric vehicle has crossed an important sales threshold, surpassing 1,000 units sold in a year for the first time since its July 2011 launch. Nissan Canada announced that through November, a total of 1,021 units have been sold in Canada, more than doubling the 2013 total sales mark of 470 Leaf vehicles. This […]

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Less than two months after its global media launch, and only weeks after becoming available to Canadian consumers, the Kia Soul EV has just picked up its first significant award. At a press conference held today in Toronto, Ontario, the Kia Soul EV was awarded the “Best City Car” designation from the Automotive Journalists Association […]

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American new car buyers are buying more fuel efficient vehicles on average, but declining gasoline prices may be drawing purchasers back to larger vehicles and trucks once again. According to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) who regularly track average fuel economy of new vehicle purchases in the U.S., gas mileage […]

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Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. has announced that it will be the first automotive company to make hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles available to the Canadian public. The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) will be available to Canadians on a 3-year lease beginning in early 2015. The rollout of the Tuscon FCEV in Canada […]

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Last Friday Ford announced its redesigned aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 will offer the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings among full-size gas-powered pickups. When equipped with the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, a turbocharged engine that includes Auto Stop-Start, the 4×2 F-150 delivers estimated ratings of 19 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined. The 2.7-liter […]

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