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2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

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isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either. Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Detroit Auto Show

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. At various points during the day, the president lauded the ongoing recoveries of the city of Detroit itself as well as the domestic automakers, including the. Only three U.S.

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Rinspeed Oasis electric urban car to appear at CES, Detroit Auto Show

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Its latest work will be displayed at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show and the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, which run within days of each other next month. Detroit Auto Show Rinspeed CES self-driving carsSwiss design firm Rinspeed does not produce vehicles for sale, but it has built quite a number of unusual concept cars over the years.

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1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW i3: A Century Of Electric Cars

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The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. plug-in cars Historic Detroit ElectricWhat a difference a century makes, more or less.

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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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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Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

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Detroit Auto Show taxiThe Ford Transit Connect small van has proven popular among U.S. taxi drivers. In some cities, you're just as likely to find Transit Connect taxis plying the streets as traditional sedans—especially in taxi-rich New York City. But now Ford plans to put a new—and greener—spin on this workaday vehicle.

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

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Today, at the more influential Detroit Auto Show, the Korean company released the images of that vehicle, to be known as two Kia Niro. Detroit Auto Show Kia NiroIts hybrid powertrain.

Hyundai 'AE' Hybrid To Beat 2016 Prius On MPG? Detroit Debut On Tap

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While we don't yet know the model name, we do know Hyundai is expected to launch its first dedicated hybrid vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars subcompact Fuel EconomyAnd in its domestic.

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BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

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Also part of the line-up at the BMW stand will be the new BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid, the BMW M550i xDrive, and the BMW 6 Series model range.

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Detroit Electric reveals Tesla-rivalling first car

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Detroit Electric finalising SP:01 electric sports car

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Electric cars Detroit Electric Pre-production versions of the SP:01 were shown off to the media at events in Detroi[.].

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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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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Audi unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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The Audi h-tron quattro concept combines an Audi fifth-generation fuel cell stack delivering up to 110 kW with a power-optimized 1.8 miles). Battery.

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Shock, Surprise: Startup Detroit Electric Won't Build In Detroit After All

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It may not come as much of a surprise then to learn that Detroit Electric, a small automaker aiming to build a Tesla Roadster-like In the world of startup electric car automakers, things don''t always go to plan.

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Is Detroit Responding To Tesla Patent Offer With Collective 'Meh'?

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Last month, electric car maker Tesla Motors took the unusual step of opening up its patents to other automakers. Automakers usually guard their patents very closely, ensuring them as much competitive advantage as they can get away with before someone builds something better. Open Tesla''s patents may now be, but as far as America''s Big Three

Detroit Electric To Build Electric Sports Cars In.Holland ?!?!?

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Detroit Electric''s first sports car will be a little less Detroit than first intended, it seems. The Detroit News reports the company

A Polite Note About Tesla To Media Colleagues (Especially In Detroit)

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Automotive journalists talk among ourselves, just as most people in most professions do. And because this site consistently covers Tesla Motors and its electric cars, we've had a number of colleagues at other outlets reach out to us with questions about the Silicon Valley carmaker. They all boil down to variants on one theme: "What's up with.

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VW ID Buzz concept: all-electric Microbus could arrive in 2022

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Detroit Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) MicrobusIf you pronounce the word "buzz" with a German accent, it sounds like "bus"—which is almost surely why VW's second all-electric concept vehicle is called the Volkswagen ID Buzz. It's one of the few.

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Acura NSX Supercar Unveiled In Detroit: This Time It's a Hybrid!

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The 2015 Detroit Auto Show saw the return of a fan-favorite supercar, with a new twist. First shown as a concept way back in 2012, the 2016 Acura NSX arrives with a hybrid all-wheel drive powertrain.

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Aramco opens R&D center in Detroit area; fuels research with focus on novel fuels/engines systems for reduced CO2

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The Aramco Research Center-Detroit was inaugurated as one of three US-based research and development (R&D) centers aimed at expanding the global research capabilities of Saudi Aramco, the leading global integrated energy and chemicals company. The new facility, located in Novi, Mich., automotive industry. —Amin H.

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Full Details

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Audi has a plug-in hybrid concept vehicle for most months of the year, and January''s, on show at the Detroit Auto Show, is the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept. From the car''s moniker alone you can deduce most of it''s key attributes.

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2015 Honda Fit: Full Details From 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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The all-new 2015 Honda Fit was unveiled this afternoon at the Detroit Auto Show--one of very few cars that could conceivably be deemed "green" at an event dominated by the huge new 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck.

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Top Ten Green Cars of the Detroit Auto Show. The Green Piece.

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Green credentials The Green Piece Cadillac Detroit Motor Show Honda Lexus NissanTuesday 15 January 2013. The Green Piece Column.

Tesla Doubles Down On Fight For Direct Sales In Michigan, Detroit Three's Home Turf

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Tesla Motors can't sell its electric cars in the home state of the Detroit Three automakers, but it's long wanted to change that. Last October, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill prohibiting carmakers from selling vehicles directly to customers in the state. The legislation came after fierce campaigning by Michigan's franchised auto.

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Detroit Electric SP:01 - The New Tesla Roadster?

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The Detroit Electric SP:01 you see above was teased last month, but readers will note its similarity to the British Lotus Elise sports car--albeit one with electric power. This is not, it has to be said, an original idea. The Tesla Roadster of a few years past also used a Lotus Elise chassis, albeit with carbon-fiber bodywork and a unique

Volvo Concept XC Coupe To Make Detroit Debut

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This year''s Detroit Auto Show is a little light on truly green car content, so most attention will instead turn to downsized engines and vehicles offering subtle improvements in fuel economy.

2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Diesels, Electrics And Hybrids

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Next week is the annual Detroit Auto Show, one of the most important events on the automotive calendar and increasingly a place for car companies to show off new green technology.

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Fisker Karma With V-8 Emerges As VLF Destino, Including Henrik Himself

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Detroit Auto Show Bob Lutz plug-in cars Henrik Fisker VL Automotive Destino VL AutomotiveHenrik Fisker left his namesake car company in March 2013, shortly before Fisker Automotive itself went bankrupt. But now he's once again involved with the Karma luxury sedan. DON'T MISS: Destino--The.

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Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea: 'real, happening' says CTO of 1 of 3 companies vying to build it

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which is trying to recruit engineers from the Detroit car industry to make the Hyperloop a reality. Detroit Elon Musk mass transit Public transport HyperloopElon Musk may have moved on from the "Hyperloop" high-speed transport system he sketched a couple of years ago, but multiple companies have pledged to continue its development.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Specs Released: Battery Pack, Motor Power, And More

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The production version of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car made its auto-show debut this morning in Detroit, after last week's global unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Detroit Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The capacity of the Bolt EV's.

Detroit Electric and Integrated Energy sign MOU on EV sales and V2X project in S. Korea’s Jeju Island

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The MOU establishes a process for appointing Integrated Energy to be the dealer of Detroit Electric products in Jeju Island, South Korea. Integrated Energy and Detroit Electric foresee the potential to further deploy this V2X technology to other regions in South Korea, after a successful implementation of the initial V2X pilot program.

2015 Honda Fit: Video Summary From Detroit Auto Show

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Tesla Model X Electric Crossover New Interior: Detroit Auto Show Live Pictures

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Unveiled live at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is giving us new ideas as to what the interior of its Model X crossover may look like. Tesla calls it an "interior exploration", giving a hint as to the different colors and trim materials you can expect from the production Model X.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid: First Details From Detroit Auto Show

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but at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show it unveiled a plug-in luxury sedan of somewhat more compact size. Mercedes-Benz already plans to sell its S550 Plug-In Hybrid in the U.S.,

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Electric Cars Can Now Travel From Montreal To Detroit Via Sun Country Charging Stations

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Sun Country Highway (SCH) has just opened an extension of its network of charging stations to cover the length of Highway 401 between Detroit and Montréal. Electric-car owners may want to consider a road trip to Canada.

Born in the USA: Electric cars return to Detroit

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After an absence of more than 70 years, Detroit Electric is returning, with new plans to production electric cars. Electric cars electric cars

BMW Promises CCS Fast-Charging Blitz For 2015, Details In Detroit

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When it comes to electric cars, automakers have to manage not only designing, building, and selling the vehicles, but also the buildup of infrastructure. Companies like Nissan and Tesla are overseeing the construction of networks of DC fast-charging stations to make battery-electric cars more attractive to customers. RELATED: BMW Launches Flexible

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