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China EV makers to take on Tesla’s Model 3 through price, local manufacture

Published: April 19, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Auto Shanghai , Tesla In China, EV makers chase Elon. Continue reading China EV makers to take on Tesla’s Model 3 through price, local manufacture China EV makers to take on Tesla’s Model 3 through price, local manufacture originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:52:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Cheating was an ‘open secret’ at VW

Published: January 25, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel Volkswagen’s engine development engineers allegedly kept the company’s diesel emissions defeat device an open secret in the department since 2006. Continue reading Cheating was an ‘open secret’ at VW Cheating was an ‘open secret’ at VW originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:46:00 EST


VW will expand goodwill package to larger diesels

Published: January 11, 2016

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Filed under: Green , 2016 Detroit Auto Show , Audi , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel VW will announce an expansion of its owner goodwill package to models with the 3.0 TDI engine at the Detroit Auto Show. The company will also possibly replace the catalytic converter on the 2.0-liter engine to make it emissions compliant. Continue reading VW will expand goodwill package to larger diesels VW will expand goodwill package to larger diesels originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:01:00 EST.


VW faces problems to fix diesel emissions in the US

Published: January 6, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel Volkswagen and environmental regulators can’t come to terms on a fix for the automaker’s emissions cheating diesel engines, according to a company insider.


Recharge Wrap-up: LG to power 200-mile EV, Formula E Buenos Aires track revealed

Published: July 21, 2014

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Filed under: Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Transportation Alternatives , Volvo , Europe/EU , Asia , South/Latin America , Racing Formula E has revealed the circuit layout for the Buenos Aires ePrix, which will take place on January 10, 2015. The 1.5-mile track designed by Santiago Garcia Remohi features 12 turns of varying speeds. Bruno Senna, driver for Mahindra Racing, says, “Looking at the track, you have to say it’s got a good combination of corners


Report: Reuters goes back to the well, calls electric vehicles a ‘dead end’

Published: February 5, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hydrogen Who Killed the Electric Car? asked the title of the 2006 Chris Paine documentary about General Motors’ dearly departed EV1. Well, Reuters appears to be doing its best to fit that bill


Report: Scion iQ launch in U.S. delayed again

Published: April 22, 2011

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Filed under: MPG , Scion , Lightweight Scion iQ – Click above for high-res image gallery Back in January, word on The Internets was that the launch of the Scion iQ – a pint-sized hatchback that was originally scheduled to hit the U.S. in March – would be pushed back until sometime this summer.


Report: Renault paid informant 250,000 euros in "spy" case

Published: March 15, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Nissan , Renault , Europe/EU Renault’s Zero Emission line-up Last time we broached the subject of suspected industrial espionage involving automaker Renault , we reported that, according to Reuters , Renault’s chief operating officer, Patrick Pelata will likely be the man who: Forms the shield to protect the CEO [Carlos Ghosn]. In this story, somebody has to throw themselves on the grenade