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Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal again

Published: March 8, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Motorsports , Emissions , Racing Congress has put forth a bill opposing the EPA’s aggressive new view of the Clean Air Act, which would effectively prohibit converting road cars for racing. Continue reading Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal again Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal again originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 08 Mar 2016 11:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


McLaren 650S successor will get twin-turbo V8 hybrid

Published: March 3, 2016

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Filed under: Green , McLaren , Convertible , Coupe , Performance The next mid-range McLaren will get inspiration from the P1 hypercar, with a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V8 and a set of electric motors and batteries. Continue reading McLaren 650S successor will get twin-turbo V8 hybrid McLaren 650S successor will get twin-turbo V8 hybrid originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:15:00 EST.


2018 Lexus LC 500h is a wonderful mechanical mishmash

Published: March 2, 2016

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Filed under: Green , 2016 Geneva Motor Show , Lexus , Coupe , Hybrid , Performance Lexus’s two-transmission, two-motor, one-engine LC 500h is just as pretty as the gas-powered car from Detroit, but it should make for a more interesting ride.


Production Toyota C-HR to debut in Geneva, has hybrid engine

Published: February 12, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Geneva Motor Show , Scion , Toyota , Crossover , Concept Cars , Hybrid Toyota will debut the production version of the C-HR crossover concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and the powertrain lineup includes a hybrid. The CUV should eventually arrive in the US, too


South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec

Published: January 20, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Audi , Volkswagen , South Korea , Diesel South Korea has rejected Volkswagen’s diesel recall plan and will proceed with criminal charges against the company and its local managing director. Continue reading South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec South Korea to file criminal charges against VW exec originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:31:00 EST.


Northern Michigan town first to see sub-$1 fuel prices

Published: January 18, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Videos , Fuel Efficiency A price war in Michigan recorded gas prices as low as 47 cents a gallon on Sunday. That said, fuel prices have since returned to more normal levels.


Navy carrier group first part of Great Green Fleet, launching next week

Published: January 15, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Alternative Fuels , Biodiesel , Military The ships of Carrier Strike Group 3 will be the first members of the USN’s Great Green Fleet, relying on nuclear power and biofuels on its upcoming deployment.


More 2017 Chevy Bolt powertrain details revealed

Published: January 11, 2016

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Filed under: Green , 2016 Detroit Auto Show , Chevrolet , Hatchback , Electric The Chevy Bolt EV showed up in Detroit today, complete with some more details about its 60-kWh lithium-ion battery and shift-by-wire system. Continue reading More 2017 Chevy Bolt powertrain details revealed More 2017 Chevy Bolt powertrain details revealed originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:29:00 EST.


Paris climate deal will finally reveal military emissions levels

Published: December 16, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Military The Paris COP21 deal could force the US military to reveal just how much carbon it emits each year, painting a better picture of America’s overall emissions. Continue reading Paris climate deal will finally reveal military emissions levels Paris climate deal will finally reveal military emissions levels originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Kia Trail’ster Concept brings traction for the Soul in Chicago [w/video]

Published: February 12, 2015

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , 2015 Chicago Auto Show , Kia , United States , Hatchback , Concept Cars , Hybrid The Kia Trail’ster concept tries to give the Soul some offroad-ready looks, but the really interesting part is its hybrid all-wheel drive powertrain. It combines a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder up front and an electric power for the rear axle to make a total of 220 hp and 285 lb-ft. Continue reading Kia Trail’ster Concept brings traction for the Soul in Chicago [w/video] Kia Trail’ster Concept brings traction for the Soul in Chicago [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:00:00 EST


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