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An all-electric BMW 3 series could arrive as soon as this fall. The news comes just months after BMW CEO Harald Krueger announced that the company would be making a push toward more electrification and connected features. The 3 series is one of the company’s most popular models, so it makes sense that it would […]

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Nissan is taking its BladeGlider electric prototype from display car to racer at UK’s renowned Festival of Speed hill climb. The Japanese automaker took the sports car for Supercar test runs on the first three days of the race. It will speed through the circuit again this Sunday, the final day of the Goodwood Festival […]

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Germany moving to reduce pollution from diesel vehicles and to make emissions testing more realistic as regulatory pressure mounts. The transport ministry spoke Monday with automakers on updating engine management software to reduce emissions from up to 12 million diesel vehicles in Germany. On Tuesday, the transport and environment ministries launched a “national diesel forum” […]

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Major plug-in vehicle charging network company ChargePoint is acquiring GE’s network of 9,800 charging spots. That breaks out to more than 1,800 commercial and about 8,000 residential charging spots being added to ChargePoint’s offerings. It covers GE’s network of commercial WattStations and residential DuraStations. ChargePoint identifies itself as the world’s largest charging network provider. In […]

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Self-driving car service Waymo will be outsourcing management of its Phoenix, Ariz. fleet to Avis. Waymo, a unit of Alphabet, the parent also of Google, will delegate the servicing and storing of its 600 Chrysler Pacifica PHEV minivans to Avis, while Waymo retains their ownership. The agreement with Avis Budget Group Inc., one of the […]

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The Aston Martin RapidE will enter production in 2019 as the brand’s first fully electric car. The British automaker first previewed its all-electric model less than two years ago with a concept, and the production model will be based on the Aston Martin Rapide AMR. The all-electric model will be limited to 155 units and […]

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) appears to be mulling whether to abandon the law requiring sound to emit from electric and hybrid to warn nearby pedestrians. The consideration was included in NHTSA’s 2018 budget documents presented to Congress emphasizing deregulation for a number of safety rules. That includes rear-view and backup cameras in […]

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While electric cars dominated just two years ago at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with more competitive entries out, this year the leading Faraday Future FF91 finished 40th. The specially prepared 1,050-horsepower car completed the course 23 seconds ahead of a Tesla run last year, but its time of 11:25.082 was actually far behind the […]

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Nikola Motor Co. says its hydrogen and battery powered Class 8 semi-truck is being improved as it hires with more employees to bring it to production. Founder Trevor Milton told Trucks.com that the Nikola One revealed in December at its Salt Lake City headquarters will shaving weight to make it about 2,000 pounds lighter than […]

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Tesla is in talks with music labels about starting its own music streaming service.

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