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 |  Sep 23 2014, 10:02 AM

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Cadillac’s high-priced electric car will live past its first generation despite slow sales.

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 |  Aug 17 2014, 2:31 PM

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Automotive legend Steve Saleen probably isn’t the first person you think of for high-performance electric cars, but that will be changing soon.

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 |  Aug 15 2014, 11:45 AM

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Rolls-Royce is looking to offer an alternative drivetrain vehicle, but not because customers are asking for it.

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 |  Aug 07 2014, 12:41 PM

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Chevrolet confirmed today that it plans to reveal the next version of its Volt range-extended electric car during the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Jul 28 2014, 1:32 PM

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For Wanxiang, job one at Fisker is fixing roughly 250 bugs with the Karma luxury car before production can resume. After that, the goal is to launch a second model.

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 |  Jul 28 2014, 11:41 AM

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Seeking to knock down one of the biggest barriers electric cars currently face, BMW revealed a new DC fast charger today in San Jose, Calif.

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 |  Jul 21 2014, 11:45 AM

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Europe’s counterpart to the Chevrolet Volt is slated for discontinuation.

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 |  Jul 21 2014, 9:02 AM

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There’s a plug-in hybrid version of Audi’s flagship sedan coming in the near future.

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 |  Jul 15 2014, 9:46 PM

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Tesla’s “affordable” third generation sedan might have a name to run with instead of being called the Model E.

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 |  Jul 15 2014, 8:32 AM

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BMW is willing to play ball with another automaker if it means reducing electric car battery costs.

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 |  Jul 09 2014, 10:37 AM

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Owners of the all-electric Nissan Leaf currently have access to 2,600 free charging stations across the US, and the company says that number is set to grow. 

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 |  Jun 20 2014, 1:02 PM

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Premium automotive brands will blaze the trail into wireless charging for electric cars, a leading analysis firm predicts.

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 |  Jun 19 2014, 7:32 AM

World's Fastest Production Electric Vehicle Prepares for Launch

Detroit Electric is preparing to launch the SP:01 electric sports car that it promises will be the world’s fastest electric vehicle.

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 |  Jun 12 2014, 3:19 PM

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Tesla announced today that it will allow open source access to its technology in an effort to encourage global electric vehicle adoption.

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 |  Jun 12 2014, 10:15 AM

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Tesla might be readying an even bigger version of the already large Model S sedan that will arrive later this year.

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 |  Jun 04 2014, 10:32 AM

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A new sports car from Tesla is coming, but it won’t arrive for several years.

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 |  May 28 2014, 9:38 AM

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Standard & Poor’s issued Tesla a “B-” corporate credit rating yesterday.

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 |  May 07 2014, 2:02 PM

BMW Solar Carport

In case owning a designer electric vehicle just wasn’t enough BMW has introduced an interesting solar carport concept that tops-off your EV’s battery while looking good at the same time.

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 |  May 07 2014, 1:32 PM

Tesla Model E Trademark Dropped

When Tesla’s more affordable electric car reaches consumers, it won’t come with the previously expected Model E name.

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 |  Apr 30 2014, 1:25 PM

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General Motors announced today that it will move all of its North American powertrain engineering to a single facility being built in Pontiac, Mich.

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 |  Apr 30 2014, 9:32 AM

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California-based Tesla Motors is planning to break ground on at least two sites before making a final decision about which state will host its “Gigafactory.”

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 |  Apr 30 2014, 8:32 AM

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Tesla ultimately wants its vehicle owners to never experience range anxiety while on the road thanks to its “Supercharger” stations.

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 |  Apr 23 2014, 1:32 PM

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You might be surprised by the brands that fared best in a new study examining how knowledgeable dealership sales staff are about plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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 |  Apr 07 2014, 2:28 PM

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet is expected to diversify its Volt nameplate with a successor to the current car along with an electric-only variant with a shorter driving range. 

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