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Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in carsLuxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it?

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Starship electric sidewalk-delivery robot a hit at DC Auto Show

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emissions Washington Auto Show Autonomous cars Robots plug-in cars Commercial vehicle StartupsThat box is an electric sidewalk.

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Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

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It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. Green Auto Show Plug-In HybridsThe annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and there are a few green models that will be worth a look.

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VW Beetle Hybrid Prototype Previewed Outside New York Auto Show

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At the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced four Beetle Special Edition concepts as a way to rekindle interest in the rounded retro hatchback. Green Auto Show Jetta Hybrid Prototype Just outside the show on the streets of Manhattan, however, it quietly showed off something else.

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Electric Ford Transit van conversion shown by Inventev at Detroit Auto Show

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Detroit Auto Show fleet sales plug-in cars Commercial vehicleWhen an automaker doesn't offer a vehicle for a specific market segment, sometimes the aftermarket will fill in the gap. In the U.S., all-electric commercial vans are one of those gaps. DON'T MISS: Renault adds new Master ZE larger electric.

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Obama Visits Detroit Auto Show, Checks Out Chevy Bolt EV Electric Car

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presidents in history have visited the Detroit Auto Show in its century-plus of existence: Dwight D. Detroit Auto Show obama Barack Obama plug-in cars Government loans Government grantsOnly three U.S. Eisenhower in 1960, Bill Clinton in 1999, and now Barack Obama, yesterday.

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Green car preview at Detroit Auto Show

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Media days for the 2017 Detroit Auto Show begin amidst significant uncertainty about green cars and their future in the U.S. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt remains unclear how the incoming Trump Administration will treat current fuel-economy and emissions standards.

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Scion C-HR Concept: Live Photos From Los Angeles Auto Show

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But there's a third model coming, the brand's first-ever crossover utility vehicle, and today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota's "youth brand" unveiled a concept for that vehicle. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars subcompact

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell At LA Auto Show: Video

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell made its North American debut this month at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. launch later in the year.

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

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Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T.

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Styling, Trim, Suspension Updates At LA Auto Show

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Los Angeles Auto Show subcompact Fuel Economy youtubeOn the outside, the Mirage gains a somewhat more conventional appearance.

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Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

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Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor ShowTwo years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes Nissan's luxury brand into a new area of the market, with a little help from Mercedes-Benz.

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Surprise 2016 Honda Civic Concept At NY Auto Show Previews Production Car

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Major auto shows are where carmakers traditionally unveil new models, but these days, they''re rarely a surprise. New York Auto Show Thanks to the Internet, both leaks and car companies'' desire for extra publicity from early teaser photos tend to spoil the surprise.

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Jato Dynamics: global auto sales up 5.6% in 2016, SUVs continue to surge

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Global automotive industry sales rose 5.6% in 2016 to 84.24 million units (LCVs and passenger cars), according to data released by JATO Dynamics.

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GreenTech Auto shutters its doors, closes Mississippi factory

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The harsh reality of high costs and the inexorable heft of the auto industry have claimed another electric-car startup. GreenTech Automotive opened a plant in Mississippi in 2014, first saying it would manufacture a small, two-seat electric vehicle called the MyCar there. It later struck a deal with Chinese automaker JAC Motors to develop an.

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Electric VW Microbus-like concept to appear at Detroit Auto Show

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Detroit Auto Show VW plug-in cars MicrobusThe original Volkswagen Microbus is an iconic design that is still instantly recognizable decades after the last ones were sold in the U.S.

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2016 Chevrolet Cruze Debuts June 24, CarPlay And Android Auto Available

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General Motors CarPlay Android AutoThe 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be unveiled just over three weeks from today--although we've already seen it, more or less. version of the next-generation Cruze was unveiled in China more than a year ago, but the version that will be sold in the U.S. won't appear until June 24.

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Electric car predictions: panel video from NY Auto Show

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Videos Future Cars plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car

China's GAC shows electric car, plug-in hybrid concept, crossover at Detroit Auto Show

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GAC appeared this week at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show with three vehicles, including an electric car and a concept plug-in hybrid. China Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GACChina is now the world's largest new-car market, but no native Chinese manufacturers sell passenger cars in the U.S. market. DON'T.

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Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. Los Angeles Auto ShowSo far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. DON'T MISS: Expect A.

Finally, auto industry starts to admit: electric vehicles are better

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Electric cars are often touted for their financial and environmental benefits, but there's another major perk they offer to consumers. They're very nice to drive. Many drivers have been won over by electric cars' near-silent operation and instant torque delivery. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars' Secret Advantage: They're Just Nicer To Drive (Apr 2012).

2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid Unveiled At New York Auto Show

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Green Auto Show Crossovers When it first appeared back in 1998, the Lexus RX practically invented the luxury crossover-utility segment. In 2005, it also became the first vehicle of its type offered with a hybrid powertrain--and Lexus has been bullish on the RX Hybrid ever since.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

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The Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is about to be renewed, with a completely redesigned model debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Frankfurt Motor ShowAnd right alongside the production versions of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a concept with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Volvo Cars’ 90 Series cars receive powertrain, safety and connectivity updates including Android Auto

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Volvo Cars is updating its 90 series cars with new powertrain, safety and connectivity updates. l/100 km (54.7 l/100 km. —Dr Peter Mertens.

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Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' First Photos Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

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As part of its parent company's push into hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicles, Kia will introduce what it calls a 'hybrid utility vehicle' at next month's Chicago Auto Show. Today, at the more influential Detroit Auto Show, the Korean company released the images of that vehicle, to be known as two Kia Niro.

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A.

2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover Utility Vehicle Debuts At Chicago Auto Show

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The 2017 Kia Niro "hybrid utility vehicle" revealed this morning at the Chicago Auto Show marks the South Korean brand's ambitious entry into dedicated hybrids. Chicago Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

Tesla To Testify At FTC Hearing On Auto-Dealer Franchise Laws

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Feeling threatened by Tesla's company-owned stores, state auto dealer associations have campaigned against the carmaker, in some cases pursuing legislation to outlaw direct sales. For the past few years, Tesla Motors has fought battles with franchised car dealers over its direct-sales model on a state-by-state basis.

Qoros Auto unveils drivable engineering development car with QamFree engine; near +50% boost in power & torque, -15% fuel consumption

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Earlier post.) FreeValve AB is a sister company to Koenigsegg Automotive. —Urban Carlson, CEO of FreeValve AB. Engines Fuel Efficiency

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Less Energy-Intensive Heating For Electric Cars Demonstrated At Frankfurt Auto Show

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Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show Climate Control plug-in carsOnboard accessories can be a major drag on the efficiency of cars. While it's hard to imagine a new car being sold without heating or air conditioning, these systems draw a not-insignificant amount of power. DON'T MISS: Wintry Michigan: Not The Best Place To Drive An.

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Sedan Unveiled At Toronto Auto Show

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The North American version of the Mitsubishi Mirage sedan was unveiled Thursday at the 2016 Toronto Auto Show. Mitsubishi executives have discussed bringing a sedan version of the Mirage subcompact to the U.S. multiple times over the past couple of years, and it appears the wait is over. subcompact

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid To Launch At New York Auto Show

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It took a bit longer than expected, but Toyota will launch a hybrid-electric version of its popular RAV4 compact crossover utility vehicle at next week''s New York Auto Show. Auto Show Green RAV4 Hybrid Sport-Utility Sport-Utility Vehicles It was accompanied by a press release.

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Big Oil To 'Lose Control Of Auto Industry': Energy Conference

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It's not uncommon for media commenters to look at electric-car sales numbers, only to conclude that the segment is teetering on the brink of death. Electric cars will never become mainstream, they argue, because of fickle consumers who base their-car purchases on what the price of gas happens to be the moment they walk into a dealership. Yet while.

New Scion iA Sedan To Join iM Hatchback At New York Auto Show

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When the Scion iM concept debuted back in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, its maker promised a production version for the 2015 New York Auto show--along with a second, all new model. New York Auto Show Sedans We now have confirmation that this second model will be a sedan called the iA. DON''T MISS: Scion iM.

Auto industry split over halting, changing fuel-economy rules

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Just days after the presidential election, automaker lobbyists urged Donald Trump to loosen pending emissions and fuel-economy standards. Shortly after the election, a lobbying group wrote Trump asking him to change or delay an EPA decision that kept planned emissions standards for 2022 to 2025 in place. Last week, executives of 18 automakers sent.

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2016 Toyota Prius: Official Auto Show Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It was actually introduced to the world last week, but the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid made its official auto-show debut yesterday at the huge Frankfurt Motor Show. large crowd of journalists from around the world crowded around the covered car, eager to see in person what so far they'd only seen in photos.

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2015 Tesla Model S P85D: 2015 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

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Tesla Motors has shown off its Model S electric luxury sport sedan at the Detroit Auto Show since 2011. This year, its stand included both its newest and highest-performance version of the Model S--the P85D--and the standard S85D model, featuring all-wheel drive without the high-performance package.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

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CHECK OUT: Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Videos Future Cars plug-in cars I-Pace

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: New Green Production Cars

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The 2015 Detroit Auto Show opens next week and so far it''s not looking like an especially noteworthy show for green cars. While Detroit is one of the biggest stops on the global auto-show circuit, there don''t seem to be many plug-in electric, hybrid, or other efficient-car debuts lined up.

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Bankruptcy Judge Orders Remains Of Fisker Auto To Be Auctioned

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Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross ordered a competitive auction of Fisker''s assets, according to the Associated Press, after a last-minute bid by Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang. After a court hearing on Friday, the fate of Fisker Automotive is even more up in the air, and as uncertain as ever. Gross rejected investor Hong Kong-based