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Toyota’s Gazoo Racing team is launching a line of performance cars and parts, and Toyota’s hybrids aren’t getting left out. Gazoo Racing is the part of Toyota that manages, appropriately, racing. The team handles Toyota’s World Rally Championship efforts, the brand’s sports cars at Le Mans and the Nurburgring 24 hours, and even off-roaders in […]

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Dubai has added 50 Teslas to the city’s taxi fleet, part of a green economy initiative. While it may seem like a surprising choice for a city that was built on oil revenues, fossil fuels now represent less than 5 percent of Dubai revenues. The rest now comes from real estate, trade, and the growing […]

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Volkswagen is working on an aggressive two-year timeline to debut its next-generation Golf and I.D. hatchback. At the Frankfurt Motor Show, company executives touted plans to switch the Golf family to a new model generation by 2020, with the electric I.D. hatch, slated to follow a month later. The new I.D. will reportedly include the […]

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Internal combustion hold-out Mazda is planning to electrify, by 2035, according to a new report. Mazda is currently having great success when it comes to emissions with its gas-powered cars and CUVs. Mazda’s full-line fuel economy is the highest in the industry and the company’s 30.7 miles per gallon 2016 average beats number-two Honda by […]

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A proposed plan by the California State Assembly to provide $3 billion worth of incentives towards the purchase of electric vehicles in California has been sidelined by a Senate committee for the time being. A revised proposal was requested by the Senate committee, which has cast doubts over how a large scale incentive program worth […]

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Utility companies, charging technology companies, and oil operators are jockeying for position to spur development of electric vehicle charging station networks across Europe. With limited space at highway rest stops and lack of existing infrastructure across Europe, companies such as Britain-based InstaVolt, ChargePoint, and Engie are racing to develop or build partnerships with providers to […]

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General Motors is rolling out at least 10 new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China by 2020, the U.S. automaker’s chief said. CEO Mary Barra, speaking to media in Shanghai on Friday, said that electrification will tie together with autonomous vehicles, connectivity, and shared mobility services. It’s needed to deal with China’s growing challenges over vehicle […]

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The aCar is a new EV, with all-wheel drive, rugged suspension, and designed to improve life in rural Africa. It was designed as an off-road ready electric truck at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and intended to transport cargo and passengers in areas far from cities. Its makers say it is ideally suited for […]

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Ford Motor Company and Mahindra Group have agreed to a strategic alliance that will explore electrification, connected vehicles, and other new technologies. Teams from both companies will collaborate and work together for a period of up to three years. Any further strategic cooperation between the two companies will be decided at the end of that […]

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Ferrari and Lamborghini have said they have no plans to make an electric car, but whether this is believable is another question. According to Automotive News Europe, both Ferrari and Lamborghini have confirmed neither have plans to develop a fully electric model anytime soon. Speaking at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Ferrari’s chief technology officer, […]

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