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The fourth-generation Toyota Prius is being delayed half a year from its proposed spring 2015 production launch to December 2015, say unidentified sources at Toyota. Citing a number of vaguely expressed issues the company wants to make sure it gets right, sources told Automotive News the company is of necessity pushing things back. Officially, Toyota […]

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British racer Katherine Legge is the first female driver and the 11th driver to be confirmed to race in the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Formula E said the 34-year-old former Champ Car racer becomes the first of the team’s two drivers to be announced, Formula E also announced the team has since changed […]

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Tesla has one store in Pennsylvania, another one coming soon, and last week the Pennsylvania State Senate capped the number it will be permitted to open to five. The compromise legislation came at the behest of … are you waiting to read “car dealers?” … the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. This is a trade group […]

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Renault-Nissan and Daimler will be building cars together in Mexico. The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG are expanding their cooperation with joint development of premium compact vehicles and joint production in Mexico. Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche announced June 27 that their companies have agreed to establish a 50:50 joint venture, […]

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Jaguar’s aluminum C-X17 concept has been honored with an award for Concept Vehicle Interior Design at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2014 Awards. The C-X17 concept was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show as a design study to demonstrate the capabilities of Jaguar’s new advanced aluminum monocoque architecture, which Jaguar said will form the basis of […]

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EV startup company Detroit Electric has reiterated it will build its electric vehicles in Europe first rather than in North America. Detroit Electric stated it is back with an all-new, pure electric sportscar, a new production facility and a highly-experienced new team that will develop a range of high-performance pure EVs. The brand’s first product, […]

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Chargemaster has installed its 10,000th EV charging point, marking a significant milestone in the company’s five year history. Chargemaster describes itself as the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging points. The company said the 10,000th charging point has been installed on behalf of Leicester City Council as part of a group of new units […]

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Audi reached its goal of reducing fuel consumption while competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The company’s R18 e-tron quattro clinched its 2014 Le Mans victory while consuming 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. Audi said it saved energy through the use of technologies such as optimized aerodynamics, 45 kilograms less […]

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Toyota announced its first commercial zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCV) is coming to the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. First unveiled in Japan on Wednesday afternoon, June 25, the vehicle will make its North American debut at the annual conference on Friday, June 27. In a press conference in Japan, company officials revealed the […]

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General Motors’ recall woes and side effects are not over. The latest chapter: the company has stopped sales of its Chevrolet Cruze sedan. The company has ordered its North American dealers to stop selling any 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruze they have in inventory. The stop-delivery order reached dealers Tuesday. The reason, as reported by […]

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