Oak Ridge Lab, Hyundai Motor collaborating through new R&D agreement

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The MOU is an expression of intent and does not create a legally binding obligation, nor does it commit funds from either party. Hyundai Motor Company and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. will be identifying and providing R&D needs of the automotive industry; providing feedback and evaluation technology concepts; consulting with ORNL on R&D topics related to the industry; and developing potential Hyundai-sponsored projects to be carried out under separate, legally binding agreements.

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Consumer Reports calls on automakers to drop support for rollback of federal gas mileage standards

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Consumer Reports sent letters and a consumer petition to the leaders of General Motors, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi, calling on the companies to drop their legal attack against America’s Clean Air Act, and instead support Clean Car standards that help drivers save money on fuel and reduce air pollution.

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Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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More mainstream models will come from Kia, Mahindra, Škoda, and Volkswagen. This model of saturating a city and its nearby suburbs provides great flexibility for drivers who primarily walk, bike, or rely on public transportation but occasionally need access to a car.

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