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Today the Renault-Nissan Alliance reported four-and-a-half-years after the Nissan Leaf was launched, it had sold its 250,000th all-electric car. Six EVs of Nissan and Renault branding in all comprise the tally that makes the Alliance the seller of half of all EVs sold to worldwide. The Leaf accounts for 180,000 units by itself. “Demand for […]

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Some LaFerrari owners are going to have to take a trip to the dealership. Ferrari North America is recalling 85 LaFerrars in two separate recalls, one for a possible headrest defect while the other recall affects the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). In the first recall, the affected LaFerrari exotics were manufactured from May 15, […]

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Are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto really going to revolutionize infotainment systems in today’s cars? Consumer Reports recently released a video putting both systems to the test, using a Volkswagen Jetta with an aftermarket Pioneer head unit that supports both technologies. Many automakers will soon be offering both systems with their factory infotainment units and […]

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An earlier article stating that production for the Tesla Model 3 has been delayed is false, according to representatives with Tesla Motors. The delay was initially reported by insideevs.com, which quoted a presentation by Tesla Chief Technical Officer JB Straubel. During a presentation last week at the 2015 Energy Information Administration Conference, Straubel shared a […]

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Yesterday General Motors announced it is investing $245 million in a “new vehicle program” at its Orion Township plant where the Chevy Bolt will be produced but this is not to be confused as monies for the Bolt. Rather, said plant representative Chris Bonelli in a phone interview today, the automaker is preparing 300 jobs […]

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The newest Tesla is the most affordable model yet. That’s because it’s a toy from Hot Wheels. You’ll be able to pick one up for just over a $1.00 unless you find it in the bargain bin at your local toy store. It seems unlikely though, considering the Hot Wheels Tesla Roadster is out on […]

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Chevrolet is looking to hop into the hatchback segment with a more competitive model. According to a report from Automotive News, the Chevrolet Cruze hatchbach, which is currently offered in other markets, including Australia and China, will be coming to America. It won’t be the one seen above, as the hatchback variant will join the […]

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A partnership to promote California’s hydrogen vehicle infrastructure has named 19 areas that it recommends for the next series of hydrogen refueling stations. Earlier this month, the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) released a list with the recommended regions. The organization is a collaborative effort that includes government agencies (both the California Air Resources Board […]

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Toyota may be looking to expand its Prius family even more. Through its joint collaboration with Mazda, Toyota is reportedly developing a Prius SUV model, which will likely be a production version of the C-HR concept shown at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The two automakers have agreed to exchange powertrain technologies that will power […]

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Compact cars are getting more and more fuel efficient. Although the U.S. won’t reach President Barack Obama’s goal of having one-million plug-in vehicles on the roads by the end of the year, standard gasoline engines are becoming more efficient as a result of electrified vehicles. In order to compete with automakers offering hybrids, plug-in hybrids […]

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