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GM has been teasing us with one tiny detail after another for the 2016 Chevy Volt as it gears up for the car’s official release next month in Detroit. Its latest revealed tidbit doesn’t highlight the car’s new regen on demand system or electric range, but focuses on a different talent. This video shows the […]

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Tesla Model S drivers in California can cruise the long stretch of road between Los Angeles and San Francisco with confidence, thanks to Tesla’s new battery swapping station in Harris Ranch, Calif. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the opening of the company’s first swapping station on December 19 via Twitter, saying it is currently operating […]

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From an emissions point of view, even the environmentally minded might question along with some car aficionados why supercars that they only sell a few hundred of need to be hybridized only to save some CO2 mostly at lower speeds. Perhaps that’s the case also with the $1.69 Ferrari LaFerrari, a hybrid supercar with a […]

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Nissan’s passenger version of its electric-powered e-NV200 is starting to see taxi duty. A Cornwall taxi company has taken delivery of one of the first all-electric Nissan e-NV200 Combi models to arrive in the UK. What is the Nissan e-NV200 Combi? Take the electric drivetrain of a Leaf, insert it into a Nissan NV200 commercial […]

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Honda is testing its hybrid technology in a brand new field – the Formula One racetrack. The company announced two years ago that it will reunite with McLaren, an old business partner and current Formula One contender, for the 2015 race season. Honda was charged with designing a new power unit for the car, which […]

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BMW will begin testing of what may be called the i5 fuel cell vehicle using a Toyota co-developed fuel cell system, but battery electric technology may rise up and render it uncompetitive before hydrogen ever really takes hold, says the German automaker. This revelation by its sales and marketing chief that BMW’s FCV may never […]

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It turns out the very British 2014 Hybrid Range Rover is powered by American batteries. Johnson Controls is the supplier of lithium-ion batteries for the 2014 Range Rover Hybrid. The American company said production of the cells and complete battery systems is underway at Johnson Controls’ manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan. Hybrid batteries are a […]

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Twenty two additional BYD electric taxis will roll in Rotterdam. Rotterdam Taxi Company (RTC) indicated it is planning to add another 22 BYD e6 electric taxis to its fleet. RTC became in 2013 the first operator in Europe to put into service BYD’s electric taxi, the BYD e6. RTC CEO Sjaak de Winter signed a […]

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Honda announced its fuel cell sedan will make its North American debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12. Named FCV Concept, Honda explained the car showcases the styling evolution of its next production fuel-cell car to follow its present FCX Clarity. It’s anticipated to launch in the U.S. after introduction […]

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After being shown as concept since 2012, and having been profiled around the globe, Acura is officially introducing its production version of the NSX early next year. The hybrid coupe’s debut will take place at the 2015 North American International Auto Show with a press conference set for January 12. SEE ALSO: Acura To Showcase […]

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