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Tesla Motors has issued another blog post decrying the latest politicized skirmish between state government officials and auto dealer associations, this time in Michigan. Its post outlines what Tesla terms “dark-of-night tactics” used by dealers concerned that their arguments could not face the light of day. “This amendment goes even further,” writes Tesla of a […]

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Porsche has created a special hybrid race car to take on Le Mans: the 919 Hybrid. Just as special is the steering wheel its drivers are holding. Put aside any preconceived notion of how a steering wheel should look like. In the case of this race car, the steering wheel is a small computer that […]

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With the SEMA show coming, Chevrolet lifted the veil on various performance-oriented concepts and the small car segment has not been forgotten. Chevrolet previewed several performance-oriented concepts, including the Sonic and Cruze. These concepts will debut during the first week of November in Las Vegas at the SEMA Show, considered the world’s largest convention of […]

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Fuel cell powetrain are not the only way to use hydrogen to power a vehicle. A hybrid hydrogen powertrain could also work. The Green Planet Group, Inc. recently tested its AAQIS, Inc. subsidiary’s On-Demand Hydrogen Generator. AAQIS stands for Automotive Air Quality Improvement Systems. AAQIS explained its technology utilizes the excess electricity generated by a […]

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Audi has seen three of its vehicles recognized as being great value, helped by a mix of diesel and turbocharged powertrains. Owners of the Audi A7 helped name it the Best Model overall in the newly released 2014 Total Value Index (TVI) study, presented by Strategic Vision and ALG. The Audi A7 also topped the […]

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has scored a perfect “100A” in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2014. This is the second year in a row that it has been nominated as a CDP global leader. The company said this accomplishment recognizes Nissan for its eco-friendly corporate policies and transparent information disclosure about its environmental […]

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Founded in London in 1995, Soho House is a private club for those in film, media and the creative industries and Soho House Group (SHG) and BMW i announced a global partnership across all of Soho’s 12 sites in Europe and North America. As Soho House Group’s global automotive partner, BMW i will provide BMW […]

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Considered one of the leading brand in automotive design, Audi is about to shift into a new era design-wise. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which begins on November 19, the brand with the four rings will be presenting the first show car that bears the signature of the company’s new Head of Design, Marc […]

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Automakers located in the U.S. will try to have vehicles talk to utility companies during a special field test this week. Eight global automakers are joining forces for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use […]

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Mazda’s upcoming redesigned Mazda2 has won the Car of the Year Japan trophy. In a nail-biting finish between the Mazda2 and the Mercedes Benz C-Class, the Hiroshima compact car polled 423 votes to come from behind and win the Car of the Year Japan by 19 votes. The C-Class finished with 404 votes. This result […]

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