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Technology allows one to follow what a car does, where it goes and how much fuel it uses. Volvo is integrating these telematics functions into its Volvo On Call program. The Swedish company said Volvo On Call now is standard in all Volvos sold in the U.S. and Canada. A company named WirelessCar is delivering […]

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Nissan announced it is adding the all-electric Leaf to its Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles program. According to Nissan, beginning this September, Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Nissan Leaf vehicles will be backed by the company the way its other conventional vehicles are. In addition to the existing 8-year/100,000 mile battery warranty coverage protecting against defects in materials and […]

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Tesla Motors presented its Model S and Supercharger charging system at this year’s Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt. Tesla declared in a press release that having begun the first European deliveries of Model S this August in Norway, followed by Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland, the IAA is an important […]

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car2go North America LLC will launch its carsharing service in Minneapolis on Sept. 14, making it the first Midwestern city to feature car2go. A network of 300 car2go edition smart fortwo vehicles will be available for shared use in the metropolitan Minneapolis area, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Registration for membership opened […]

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Are American customers starting to be less satisfied with their car purchases? The Benchmarks by Industry study done by the American Customer Satisfaction Index shows a 1.2 percent customer satisfaction drop overall within the automotive industry for 2013. Overall, the automotive industry stands at 83 for 2013, as opposed to 84 in 2012; scores are […]

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Fiat has selected AeroVironment, Inc. as the preferred provider of home charging stations and installations for its all-new, all-electric Fiat 500e. Fiat is the fifth plug-in electric vehicle (EV) auto manufacturer to choose AeroVironment as its full-service home charging partner. The 2013 Fiat 500e features a 24-kilowatt-hour Lithium-ion battery that will allow drivers to travel […]

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Southern California Edison (SCE) released a white paper regarding insights gleaned from its Electric Vehicle (EV) readiness program. The paper, titled “Charged Up: Southern California Edison’s Key Learnings about Electric Vehicles, Our Customers and Grid Reliability,” shares information based on customer data and utility operations gathered since SCE began to prepare the distribution system and […]

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Green Motion, a company specializing in low CO2 vehicle rentals, confirmed yesterday the sale of its first franchise in the United States of America for Florida. An independent rental company, Total Auto Rent, has acquired Green Motion’s Master State Franchise for Florida and will commence operations at both Miami international airport and downtown South Beach […]

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The Infiniti Q50 and its hybrid counterpart are cars with a great memory for names. And faces, and seat positions, and cabin temperatures and routes home … even whether the driver prefers an ABC or a QWERTY keyboard. Having a car adjust the electric seat and mirrors according to the key that unlocks the car […]

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Enterprise Holdings is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users. Enterprise Holdings said the acquisition closed July 10 and that financial terms of the […]

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