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Maserati’s first electric car won’t be a Tesla rival

Published: October 9, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Maserati , Tesla , Coupe , Electric , Luxury , Performance Maserati thinks it can build a better electric car than Tesla, but it’s going to take some time. Continue reading Maserati’s first electric car won’t be a Tesla rival Maserati’s first electric car won’t be a Tesla rival originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 09 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Uber adds supercar rides in Singapore

Published: March 24, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Lamborghini , Maserati , Asia , Supercars Visiting Singapore and looking to get around in something extra special? Uber can pick you up in a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder or Maserati GranTurismo as part of its new supercar service. Continue reading Uber adds supercar rides in Singapore Uber adds supercar rides in Singapore originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:30:00 EST


Quick Spin: 2014 Maserati Ghibli Diesel

Published: September 11, 2014

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Filed under: Sedan , Europe , Maserati , UK , Diesel , Luxury , Quick Spins It used to be easier to make sense of the auto industry. There were mainstream manufacturers, and there were niche sports car manufacturers


Featured: 40+ cars that barely avoid the gas guzzler tax

Published: July 24, 2014

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Filed under: Convertible , Coupe , Sedan , Performance , Wagon , Government/Legal , Audi , Bentley , Cadillac , Chevrolet , Chrysler , Dodge , Ford , Hyundai , Jaguar , Lexus , Maserati , Mercedes-Benz , Porsche , Luxury The Gas Guzzler schedule, with mpg ratings and charges that haven’t changed since 1991, lays out which fuel-swillers owe what to Uncle Sam. I started thinking about the ” Gas Guzzler Tax ” – considerably less well known as The Energy Tax Act of 1978 – when I was driving Dodge’s new Challenger SRT Hellcat last week. Unsurprisingly for a car that can burn 1.5 gallons of gas per minute at max tilt, theoretically able to empty a full tank of premium in about 13 minutes, the Hellcat will be subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax schedule when it goes on sale


Report: 2015 Chevy Volt will be available with 4G LTE

Published: January 14, 2014

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Chevrolet , GM General Motors teased consumers two years ago when it showed off a Chevrolet Volt decked out with 4G LTE connectivity. More details were finally unveiled this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas: the 2015 Chevy Volt will have a 4G LTE option and will offer consumers an as-yet-unpriced option with much faster wireless internet connection and more smartphone apps.


Report: Hybrid Technologies LLC increases Fisker bid to $55 million

Published: January 14, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , USA , Fisker Will more money equal more Karma? In the continuing fight over the assets of extended-range plug-in vehicle maker Fisker Automotive , a Hong Kong-based investor is ready to up the stakes. Hybrid Tech Holdings has announced it will increase its bid for the maker of the Karma to $55 million


Official: Derringer electric bike pedaling uphill in Kickstarter campaign

Published: January 14, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , On Two Wheels Derringer, an upscale custom bicycle maker is trying to raise enough funds on Kickstarter to make the electric bicycle you see above. The problem is that the company needs about $8,300 a day for the next week or so to make the Kickstarter campaign a success. Through Kickstarter, the Los Angeles-based maker of “board-track inspired” motorized bicycles, cruisers and other products is offering three models that range in battery size from 37 to 63 volts and range in top speed from 20 to 40 miles per hour.


Report: Meet Urban Tabby, the DIY EV you can build in 60 minutes or less

Published: January 13, 2014

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Filed under: Etc. , EV/Plug-in Earlier this month, EZ EV founder Gary Krysztopik told Plug In Cars that his DIY electric vehicle kit could be built in a week


Report: Judge rules Fisker assets will be auctioned in February

Published: January 13, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Legislation and Policy , USA The Fisker Automotive saga will continue until at least next month, now that a bankruptcy court judge has ruled that the automaker’s assets will go up for auction in February instead of being acquired flat out by a Hong Kong investor. Wanxiang Group, which owns A123 Systems , is competing with Hybrid Tech Holdings LLC for Fisker


Official: How microscopes are improving EV batteries at PNNA

Published: January 12, 2014

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , USA The construction of one small battery is helping scientists make a big breakthrough when it comes to studying the effects of repeated recharging of a rechargeable battery. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNA), working with US Department of Energy’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, built a dime-sized battery and used a microscope to study what was going on inside


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