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Recharge Wrap-up: TRU’s solar roadway, analysts impressed by Tesla’s progress

Published: March 15, 2016

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Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Green , Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Plants/Manufacturing , Tesla , Volkswagen , Technology , Electric , Solar Thomson Rivers University installs “Solar Compass.” Tesla tour impresses analysts. Leasing companies use more plug-in cars. VWFS hires Mobility Services boss.


GM acquires driverless tech startup Cruise Automation

Published: March 11, 2016

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Filed under: Green , GM , Technology , Autonomous GM has added yet another arrow to its autonomous vehicle quiver, announcing the acquisition of San Francisco tech startup Cruise Automation. Continue reading GM acquires driverless tech startup Cruise Automation GM acquires driverless tech startup Cruise Automation originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


You’ll have to pay to keep your old Nissan Leaf connected

Published: March 1, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Nissan , Technology , Hatchback , Electric The loss of AT&T’s 2G cellphone network for force Leaf owners to update their telematics system, if they want to keep the functionality. Owners of 2015 models get it free, but 2011-2014 drivers must pay.


EVs will cost the same as gas-powered cars by 2025

Published: February 27, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Technology , Electric If the price of EVs is what’s keeping you from giving up your gas guzzler, you may not have to wait long for the prices to come down.


Recharge Wrap-up: chargers that store energy, NY needs EV rebates?

Published: February 27, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Emissions , Technology , Diesel , Electric New York needs EV rebates, says The Sierra Club. The EPA is offering $26 million in grants for cleaner diesel fleets.


DS E-Tense concept imagines an electric GT with French style

Published: February 26, 2016

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , Geneva Motor Show , Misc. Automakers , Technology , Coupe , Concept Cars , Electric , Performance The E-Tense is a low-slung electric GT from Peugeot-Citroen’s DS division. We’ll see it in person at the Geneva Motor Show.


Will better, cheaper EVs really crash the oil market soon?

Published: February 26, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Emerging Technologies , Electric , Future A new analysis by Bloomberg says that electric vehicles are getting cheaper fast enough that they will help cause the next oil crash. Cool, no? Continue reading Will better, cheaper EVs really crash the oil market soon


China-based Techrules has 1,030-hp turbine-hybrid for Geneva

Published: February 17, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Geneva Motor Show , Misc. Automakers , China , Technology , Coupe , Hybrid , Performance , Supercars Techrules is a new Chinese automaker that claims to have a 1,030-horsepower turbine-hybrid supercar concept to debut at the Geneva Motor Show


CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains

Published: February 15, 2016

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Filed under: Autoline on Autoblog , Green , Fuel Efficiency , Technology , Electric , Hybrid Autoline’s John McElroy suggests how to fix fuel-economy and emissions issues in the United States. Continue reading CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains CAFE is too slow, let’s go for faster gains originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:59:00 EST.


Translogic 194: 2016 Toyota Prius

Published: February 11, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Translogic , Videos , Toyota , Hatchback , Hybrid Translogic host Jonathon Buckley spent a few days getting to know the all-new 2016 Toyota Prius, filming his impressions along the way. Now in its fourth generation, the popular hybrid receives upgrades in efficiency, driving dynamics, and styling


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