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This past Saturday, Tesla Motors was struck by hackers throughout a multitude of different platforms including its Twitter presence, website, and media relations accounts. The hacker or hackers were able to post messages from Tesla’s Twitter account to its over 564,000 followers, and the attackers responded to an email to Tesla’s press contact revealing that […]

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Toyota advertises it’s paving the way for “the next 100 years” of a “hydrogen society,” but to initially do so it plans to subsidize the effort with sale of $4.2 billion in stock. The world’s largest automaker is floating research and development beyond its Mirai FCV which has begun slow sales in Japan and is […]

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The Mitsubishi Evo will live on, but not in a way that high-performance automotive enthusiasts might have imagined. In an interview with Autocar, the Japanese automaker’s head, Tetsuro Aikawa, said that the company plans to launch a vehicle with “Evo characteristics,” but it will be in the form of electrification. According to Aikawa, “In Japanese, […]

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There are more Americans driving their cars this year thanks to lower gas prices. According to a report from the U.S. Transportation Department, driving is up 3.9 percent in the first two months of 2015, with February marking 12-months of increased growth in a row. Americans drove 6.1-billion miles more in February year-over-year, up to […]

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Imagine being able to select a vehicle on your smart phone, choose the delivery location of your choice and have access to said vehicle for up to a month. Audi is making this a reality. Through a new program called Audi on demand, customers have access to a wide range of the Audi vehicle lineup, […]

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General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly Plant, where the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are built, gets 43 percent of its power from methane captured from decomposing trash in a nearby landfill. This plant ranks fifth among the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top 30 generators of onsite green power. The automaker says the plant’s generation of […]

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A new congressionally mandated report published by the U.S. National Research Council states that current battery technology, vehicle cost, and lack of consumer knowledge are all obstacles preventing widespread endorsement of plug-in electric vehicles. The key to lowering overall vehicle cost according to ClickGreen would be to develop less expensive and more efficient batteries, this along with […]

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We’ve seen reports of Audi preparing EVs with Tesla-like levels of range and performance, and in China it has again said it will have an answer for the Model X. Speaking to Automotive News Europe, CEO Rupert Stadler remained cautious about all-electric vehicles and believes that for the next 10 to 15 years, customers will […]

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It’s not a hybrid – in fact Mazda has no hybrids for U.S. sale – but EPA rating of 30 mpg combined puts the MX-5 up there in the fun fuel sipper category. The car, which is exclusively powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder SkyActiv engine in North America, is rated at 27 mpg city, 34 […]

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Nissan has revealed a Murano hybrid variant for the Chinese market. Debuted at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, the Nissan Murano hybrid is powered by a supercharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired to a lithium-ion battery pack and dual-clutch hybrid system. The powertrain is similar to what’s found in the Infiniti QX60 hybrid and Pathfinder hybrid, […]

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