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Electric Cars Will Evolve Rapidly By 2018, Split Into Segments By Price

Electric Cars Will Evolve Rapidly By 2018, Split Into Segments By Price

Electric car sales may be flat this year. Heading into 2016, only a handful of new vehicles are likely to move the needle much. The long-awaited, multiply-delayed Tesla Model X all-electric SUV should finally go into volume production next year, presumably giving Tesla Motors a major sales boost...

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2012 Fisker Karma + Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer, Hollister Municipal Airport, CA [by Refael Azi]

Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

The resuscitated Fisker Automotive has signed a lease deal for what is expected to become a new vehicle assembly plant in California. The announcement marks a significant... read more August 14, 2015 by 


 
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Audi Electric SUV, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video, Tesla Stock Sale: Today's Car News

Today, Audi confirms the battery suppliers for its electric SUV, Tesla announces a stock sale, and the 2016 Toyota Prius gets caught testing on public roads once again. All... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
Fourth-generation Toyota Prius prototype testing in San Francisco [by YouTube user J Liu]

2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video: New Hybrid In San Francisco Testing

We've tracked down another video of the upcoming, all-new 2016 Toyota Prius testing on public roads. A San Francisco driver captured video of what appears to be a camouflaged... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Motors Announces New Stock Sale Of $500 Million

It had to come, and it did: Tesla Motors is selling more stock to bolster its cash position as it prepares to launch its second high-volume electric car. The California... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Leaf electric-car sharing in rural Japan

Japanese Hot Springs Maintain Serenity With Nissan Leaf Electric Cars

The Nissan Leaf electric car has become part of a novel tourism promotion in its home market of Japan. A car-sharing service is being set up in rural Japan to help tourists... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
2014 Toyota Prius C

Cheap & Thrifty: Toyota Prius C Vs Mitsubishi Mirage Compared

Which is the better small-car option: a hybrid, or a very fuel-efficient conventional car? The best candidate to represent the non-hybrid side of that debate is the... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
Audi publicity image for Q6 all-electric SUV, which is to use cells from LG Chem and Samsung SDI

Audi Electric SUV To Target Tesla With LG Chem, Samsung Cells

This much we know: a concept for the future Audi Q6 "coupe" SUV will be shown at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. We also know an all-electric Q6 e-tron version... read more August 13, 2015 by 


 
2011 Lexus HS 250h

Used Hybrids To Avoid, Tesla Deliveries, Canadians Support Hydrogen: Today's Car News

Today, see which used hybrid cars to avoid, why Tesla may have fallen short of a previously-set delivery goal, and why Hyundai thinks Canadian car buyers are keen on hydrogen... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

In Survey, 77 Percent Of Canadian Buyers Support Hydrogen Vehicles

The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossover has been available for lease in parts of California for more than a year, but that's not the only North American market where it can be... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Delivery Goal Fell Due To Slower Model X Production Ramp: Sources

The quarterly financial results issued by electric-car maker Tesla Motors, plus the ensuing conference call with CEO Elon Musk, are eagerly followed by fans and analysts... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL63 AMG)

Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cars In Germany: Getting Worse, Actually

Germany is one of several countries with aggressive plans to curb transportation-related carbon emissions. Over the past few years, its large domestic car industry has worked... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
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Ten Used Hybrid Cars To Consider Steering Clear Of: UPDATED

Some used cars are better bets than others. And just as new hybrid cars vary in efficiency, driving quality, and sales volume, some used hybrids may be a more conservative... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
Montreal, home of the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal Plan: 2,000 Electric Taxis By 2019 To Compete With Uber, Lyft

Several cities have experimented with electric taxis, but Montreal could soon have one of the largest fleets in operation. A company operating in the Canadian city is... read more August 12, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford Focus Electric

Electric-Car Owner Loyalty, Tesla Car Sharing, Hyundai And Kia Do It All: Today's Car News

Today, a Ford survey shows that electric-car drivers don't want to go back to gasoline, the possibility of a Tesla-run autonomous electric-car sharing service, and Hyundai... read more August 11, 2015 by 


 
Power station - Image by Flickr user MacJewell, used under Creative Commons license

Big Coal Doomed: Not By Climate Rules But Fracking & Finance

Coal is the worst fossil fuel, that much is clear. Its carbon footprint per kilowatt-hour of electricity when it's burned by electric utilities to make electricity is far... read more August 11, 2015 by 


 
 

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