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Tesla P85D Destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat On Dragstrip: Electric Car Thrashes 707-HP Hemi (Video)

Tesla P85D Destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat On Dragstrip: Electric Car Thrashes 707-HP Hemi (Video)

Say "P85D" to Tesla owners and fans, and you will see the drooling and twitching and heavy breathing and lustful stares--and more drooling--that Tesla's fastest, highest-performance electric car brings. The same happens with the word "Hellcat" for fans of high-powered Hemi V-8 performance. DON'T... read more

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2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid Video

Hyundai launched its new 2015 Sonata mid-size sedan last year, but the Hybrid model carried over unchanged. Now, at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show Hyundai has taken the wraps off... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Bolt Concept Video, GM Hybrid System, Longer-Range Nissan Electric Car: Today's Car News

We've got lots of electric-car news today, including a Chevrolet Bolt concept video from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, a possible connection between the 2016 Chevy Volt and... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
Gas pump

New Metric For Car Efficiency: Miles Per Dollar Spent On Energy?

It's downright confusing trying to calculate how much it costs to run green cars, whether it's a 50-mpg Toyota Prius or a highly efficient electric car like the 124-MPGe BMW... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

Is The 2016 Chevy Volt GM's Future Hybrid System In Disguise?

At 50 miles, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt offers the longest range of any plug-in hybrid (though the range-extended BMW i3 electric car is rated at 72 miles). Announced this week... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan To Have Longer-Range Electric Cars 'Relatively Quickly,' Exec Says

"Range anxiety" has always been one of the main concerns for buyers of affordable electric cars, and that issue is now receiving significant attention from automakers. This... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
Johnson Controls 12-volt lithium titanate battery

12-Volt Lithium-Ion Battery For Advanced Start-Stop Coming In 2018

As fuel-economy rules get stricter, lithium-ion batteries may no longer be limited to electric cars. An increasing number of new cars are now being fitted with engine... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

How Many Tesla Model S Electric Cars Have Been Built So Far?

While Tesla likely won't reveal last year's total production of Model S electric cars until it releases year-end financial results, it has said it expected to build 33,000... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt  -  Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

2016 Chevrolet Volt Video

Eight years ago, at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, GM unveiled the first concept for what became the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. It was a ‘moonshot’... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

CA Hydrogen Stations, Tesla Model S Repair Costs, VW Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid: Today's Car News

We've got a good variety of stories today, covering the growth of hydrogen fueling stations in California, repair costs for the Tesla Model S electric car, and the 2015... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 at DC fast-charging station

BMW i Electric Car Sales Surge For 2014; More To Come, Company Says

Introduced in Germany late in 2013, and on sale in North America starting last May, the BMW i3 electric car has produced sales figures higher than some analysts expected. Now... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

Hydrogen Stations In California: How Many Needed As Fuel-Cell Cars Arrive?

Wiithin two years, some Californians will be able to lease or buy a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle from at least three well-known carmakers: Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota. Their... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Plug-In Electric Car Sales For Canada In 2014: Steady Growth

While vehicle registration data won't arrive for another few weeks, we cautiously expect Tesla Model S to win December's Canadian plug-in sales sweepstakes. Both the... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

Japan Eases Laws, Boosts Incentives For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars

The Japanese government plans to aggressively promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars, by easing regulations related to the technology, constructing more fueling stations, and... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid Concept: Mid-Size SUV Previewed For 2016

Volkswagen continues to move steadily toward the launch of its long-anticipated mid-size SUV for the U.S. Earlier this week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, it introduced yet... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

Ford Says Lightweight Aluminum For Trucks Only: No Cars Coming

While the list includes Audis Jaguars, Range Rovers, and Tesla Model S electric car, the number of aluminum-bodied production cars remains small. Now it appears it may very... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 

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