Tesla Model X SUV Qualifies For $25K 'HUMMER Tax Break'

Tesla Model X SUV Qualifies For $25K 'HUMMER Tax Break'

Remember the gas-guzzler tax allowance, nicknamed the "HUMMER deduction" because it allowed small-business owners to buy massive, heavy, fuel-sucking SUVs and deduct a large piece of the cost from their taxes? The HUMMER brand went away as a result of the 2009 GM bankruptcy and government-backed... read more

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2016 Tesla Model X

Should The Tesla Model X Be Called An SUV? Crossover? Wagon? Hatchback?

The Tesla Model X electric luxury vehicle has widely been referred to as an SUV or a crossover utility vehicle by the media, the company, and buyers. And indeed, it's taller... read more October 7, 2015 by 

Lamborghini Urus concept

Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down... read more October 6, 2015 by 

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Model Y: Lower-Cost Electric SUV? Deleted Musk Tweet Hints At It

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is famous for tweeting bits of key product and company information. Looks like he's done it again, referring to a 'Model Y' that may have falcon... read more October 6, 2015 by 

2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar Land Rover Diesel Plans Move Ahead, Despite VW Emission Mess

Diesel engines may be suffering in the public eye due to the scale of the Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal, but luxury carmakers are pushing forward with plans to... read more October 5, 2015 by 

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Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In 2016

Henrik Fisker hasn't been involved with his namesake company since before it declared bankruptcy in 2013. But Fisker Automotive has continued to bear his name since being... read more October 4, 2015 by 

Tesla Model X prototype in Culver City, California [photo by Instagram user jmtibs]

Tesla Model X Electric SUV: 257 Miles Of Range, 92 MPGe

The Tesla Model X electric crossover will achieve a maximum 257 miles of range in production-ready form. Official U.S. Environmental Protection Agency range and efficiency... read more September 29, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S in Albuquerque's 'snowstorm' during NY-to-California road trip  [photo: David Noland]

Life With Tesla Model S: Should I Buy The Extended Warranty?

The odometer on my 2013 Tesla Model S ticked over 49,000 miles yesterday. That means I’ll soon be facing a big financial decision: whether or not to buy Tesla’s... read more September 28, 2015 by 

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350e Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes Electric Car Around 2019: Could Be SUV, Sedan, Or Both

Over the next few years, established German luxury automakers are expected to respond to Tesla's success with a series of high-end electric cars and plug-in hybrids... read more September 25, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Hints At 50 Percent More Range For Tesla Model S: Video

The first deliveries of the Tesla Model X electric crossover are to take place next Tuesday, September 29, and Tesla plans to unveil its less-expensive Model 3 sedan next... read more September 25, 2015 by 

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Model 3 Will Benefit From Lowest Battery Costs Of Any Maker: Jefferies

The Tesla Model 3 electric sedan will start production in 2017, if the carmaker can keep to its schedule. Tesla is aiming for a 200-mile range and $35,000 base price, in the... read more September 24, 2015 by 

Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X: The Electric SUV Women Say They Want

First deliveries of the Tesla Model X electric crossover are expected to take place just over a week from now. With production set to ramp up gradually after that... read more September 21, 2015 by 

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos

Germans Vs Tesla In High-End Electric Cars: Will Fast Charging Follow In Time?

Arguably the most stunning car at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show was the Porsche Mission E, a low, sleek all-electric sport sedan that is likely to go into production... read more September 18, 2015 by 

Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X Range: EPA Estimates Now 250 Miles, Company Says

Tesla appears to have increased its range estimation for the Model X electric crossover. It is now giving an estimate of 250 miles to customers invited to order the P90D... read more September 17, 2015 by 

2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan

2016 Cadillac Start-Stop Systems To Use Ultracapacitors To Augment Batteries

Engine start-stop systems are beginning to appear on a wider range of vehicles as carmakers seek to increase fuel economy wherever they can. In the face of tightening global... read more September 17, 2015 by 

2017 Infiniti Q30

Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes... read more September 15, 2015 by 


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