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The electric version of Volkswagen’s Golf has been rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 126 city, 105 highway, and 116 combined MPGe. The EPA also gave the fully electric 2015 e-Golf an official range of up to 83 miles. Volkswagen observed that compared to other compact electric vehicles (EVs), these numbers make […]

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Kia Motors America’s 2015 Soul was awarded at the 11th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards. The award event was held recently at Local Motors in Chandler, Ariz. For the third consecutive year, local media and athletes rated the Soul best in the urban category after static and dynamic evaluations. “Winning the Active […]

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Yesterday Daimler AG announced it has reorganized its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc. In doing so, the German automaker terminated the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and has sold its approximately 4-percent stake in Tesla. Daimler explained it initially acquired a 9.1 percent interest in Tesla in May 2009 for an estimated $50 million. […]

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Nissan has delivered the vehicles that became Madrid and Barcelona’s first 100-percent electric taxis. These first Spanish EV taxis are a Nissan Leaf for Madrid’s taxi fleet and a e-NV200 taxi for Barcelona. Nissan stated the Barcelona deliveries served as an important step in the execution of an agreement between Nissan, the City of Barcelona, […]

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The FIA Formula E Championship has revealed the circuit location and layout for the March 14, 2015, Miami ePrix. FIA’s Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric racing series. The eight-turn, 1.35-mile (2.17 kilometers) circuit is located in Downtown Miami, Florida, along Biscayne Bay around the streets of the AmericanAirlines Arena. Produced by track […]

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Detroit Electric, in the midst of reviving the brand and launching its first new vehicle, revealed a new brand identity and a slight glimpse of the EV’s look. As the preparations for the introduction of its SP:01 electric sports car are underway, global Detroit Electric has revealed a hint of the final exterior design of […]

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The 2014 Nissan Leaf SL is named top “Roomy Electric” vehicle pick in the Good Housekeeping November buyer’s guide. The award was selected by the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI). The Leaf is one of eight cars selected in the GHI’s annual car review. The institute said theLeaf was specifically noted for its “impressive” cruising range, […]

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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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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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Electric vehicles provided by Detroit Electric will end up in South Korea. Detroit Electric and Integrated Energy signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the supply of high performance EVs and a joint project to deploy “V2X” technology on South Korea’s Jeju island. Integrated Energy is a Korea-based company engaged in the energy and eco-business […]

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