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Porsche has been going green with electrification and now it’s adding a new trick to its arsenal. According to Autocar, the German automaker is preparing a BMW 5 Series competitor that will be available with electric and hydrogen fuel cell variants. Through a series of patent applications filed in Germany, China and the U.S., details […]

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Fisker’s new corporate parents are providing support for current Karma owners. The “new Fisker” has announced that it has appointed authorized CSP (customer support program) providers to assist current owners with service and parts needs. According to the automaker, current Karma owners will get parts and labor for covered repairs free of charge up to […]

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A carmaker with plans to build a subcompact car powered by compressed air has just receive a big boost towards building its first U.S. factory. Pat Boone, a 1950′s musician best known for rock ‘n’ roll hits like “Ain’t That a Shame,” teamed up with Ethan Tucker from Zero Pollution Motors (ZPM) to pitch the […]

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During a recent Chevrolet-sponsored Facebook discussion for the 2016 Chevy Volt it was learned the premier “LTZ” version will have a starting price of $38,345 including $825 destination and this has since been confirmed. There is no press release to go with the news, but the media rep for the $33,995 price announcement for the […]

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A couple of the findings from the 2015 Continental Mobility Study include that contrary to widely held beliefs, millennials think driving is important, but they don’t see electric vehicles as viable transportation options in the medium term. Unknown is whether these findings shall continue on ad infinitum or prove as transitory as the latest fashion. […]

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Last month was apparently a lightbulb moment for car shoppers in California and Oregon as Chevrolet saw a 509.3 percent sales increase for its Spark EV flying off of dealer lots. Its 920 sales crushed its previous best, May 2014′s 182 sales and until now the subcompact EV has more often cruised at the sub-100 […]

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The average sales-weighted fuel economy of vehicles sold last month dropped slightly. According to data from researchers Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. during April was 25.2 mpg, a 0.2-mpg drop compared to March 2015. The drop […]

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After turning over 120,000 miles on the odometer, Dante Richardson says his Model S is still running strong. “I don’t know if it’s the software updates or some of the other changes that have occurred with the car, but I find myself increasingly enamored and happy with the car as time has passed,” says Richardson. […]

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As of last week, Tesla Motors Inc. announced that it will begin selling used vehicles through its website. According to the Wall Street Journal, sales will be limited to a few cities in the United States and Canada for purchasing, but the vehicles will be coming with a 4-year, 50,000-mile warranty, as offered by other luxury […]

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded an ongoing investigation into the Nissan Versa and Versa Note models. “In certain rare instances, due to the shape of the center console and a combination of driver foot position and shoe type, a driver’s shoe may contact the edge of the panel and give the […]

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