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Start-Stop In U.S.: 7% Now, 57% In 2020, But Drivers 'Resist': Analyst

Start-Stop In U.S.: 7% Now, 57% In 2020, But Drivers 'Resist': Analyst

Start-stop systems have finally started to arrive on U.S. new cars in noticeable numbers. The systems, which simply turn off a car's engine when it's sitting stationary and then switch it back on as the driver's foot starts to lift off the brake, are now fitted to 7 percent of new cars sold in the...

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2014 BMW i3

BMW i3 Faces VW e-Golf, Mercedes B-Class Electric Cars In New Reviews

The BMW i3 electric car takes risks, and not just with its plug-in powertrain. A radical design and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body shell make the i3 unlike most other... read more October 9, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S

2017 Nissan Leaf 'EVness,' Tesla In Japan, Triple-Turbo Volvo Engine: Today's Car News

We've got news from all around the world today. Designers consider whether less "EVness" will make the 2017 Nissan Leaf more appealing, Tesla Motors sets up shop in Japan... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk delivers first Tesla Model S electric cars in Tokyo, Sept 2014

Tesla Sets Up Shop In Japan, Sells First Electric Cars

While Tesla Motors now sells electric cars in North America, parts of Europe, and--perhaps most importantly--China, it continues to expand its sales footprint. The most... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mysterious Tesla 'D,' VW XL Sport, 2015 Honda CR-V Gas Mileage: Last Week In Reverse (Video)

How good were September's electric-car sales? And, what did Elon Musk mean by the letter "D"? This is our (slightly belated) video look back at the Week In Reverse--right... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

2017 Nissan Leaf: Will Less 'EVness' Make It More Appealing?

What will the next-generation 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car look like? No actual photos, or even teasers, have yet been released. Despite that, we're gradually getting a... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Drive-E engine with electrically-driven turbocharger

Volvo's Triple-Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine: 450 HP From 2.0 Liters

As carmakers downsize internal-combustion engines, they have to balance increased efficiency with the performance that many buyers demand. Volvo is proving that there is... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
BMW EVO i3

First Body Kit For BMW i3 Electric Car: Looks Tougher, Probably Less Efficient

It had to happen eventually. Many car owners have a strong desire to personalize their vehicles, and BMW buyers may be among the most enthusiastic when it comes to... read more October 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 hits the race track

Nissan Battery Strategy, Panasonic's Tesla Gigafactory Investment, BMW i3 Incentives: Today's Car News

Lots of electric-car news today. Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn explains that the Japanese carmaker isn't wedded to its own electric-car batteries, Panasonic announces... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i, Catskill Mountains, NY, Sep 2014

2015 Subaru Legacy Gas Mileage: We Test Both 2.5i And 3.6R

Subaru sales have surged over the last decade, taking the quirky Japanese brand from its Snow Belt niche into more and broader markets. This year, the redesigned 2015 Subaru... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
Rendering of Tesla battery gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, Sep 2014

Panasonic To Invest Hundreds Of Millions In Tesla Gigafactory To Start

While Panasonic had already agreed to help Tesla construct and operate its huge Nevada "gigafactory" for electric-car batteries, the scope of that commitment is now becoming... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Fiesta

Small Engines May Use More Fuel Than You Expect, In Europe Especially

Decreasing an engine's displacement is one of the most straightforward ways to increase fuel efficiency. Or is it? According to research firm Emissions Analytics, the high... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Ghosn: Nissan Not Tied To Its Own Electric-Car Batteries, Will Seek Other Suppliers Pragmatically

Batteries are the key component in building practical electric cars. And for its first all-electric Leaf in 2011, Nissan developed its own proprietary lithium-ion battery... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen XL Sport concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen XL Sport At Paris Motor Show: The Details (Video)

Last week's media days at the Paris Motor Show were the usual mix of cars and marketing. They brought together stunning concept cars, more prosaic production models under pin... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 electric cars waiting at East Coast shipping port for distribution, May 2014

BMW i3 Electric-Car Incentives: Highest On The Battery-Only Model

In just five months, more than 3,100 BMW i3 electric cars have been delivered to U.S. buyers. That's a fast pace out of the box, and it indicates that BMW is serious about... read more October 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit EX-L Navi, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2014

Tesla CPO Program, 2015 Honda Fit Gas Mileage, 2016 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In: Today's Car News

We've got a wide variety of stories today. Tesla confirms a Certified Previously-Owned (CPO) program for used electric cars, we put the 2015 Honda Fit's fuel-economy ratings... read more October 6, 2014 by 


 
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