Continental Develops Fuel-Saving Electrical System

Modern vehicles feature electrical systems that operate on 12 volts. This has pretty much been the industry standard since about the mid-1950s. But engineers at Continental are working to really step things up.

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Ford Fusion and C-Max Energi Plug-Ins Outpace Toyota
When it comes to electrified cars Toyota is the undisputed champion with its popular lineup of Prius models, but Ford is hard at work building brand recognition for its lineup of battery-powered vehicles. Things must be working out well because the Blue Oval is crowing about sales of its plug-in hybrids.

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Tesla Model E Could Launch in 2015, Cost $35K
Starting a new car company from scratch is no easy (or cheap) task. It’s comparable to building an entire city… on Mars. Despite the challenges and unfavorable odds Tesla seems to be doing quite well. Its Model S sedan has received numerous accolades and now some information about the brand’s next product is beginning to come out.

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States Seek to Tax Hybrid Owners to Recover Lost Gas Taxes

While the U.S. government is working hard to increase fuel efficiency from automakers, certain states are now looking to tax those hybrids and electric vehicles to help recover lost gas taxes.

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Fuel Economy Remains Most Influential Purchase Reason: J.D. Power

Fuel economy remains the most influential purchase reason for buyers when shopping for new vehicles, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Avoider Study.

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BMW I4 Could Debut at LA Auto Show

BMW’s i sub-brand is focused on sustainable mobility by offering purpose-built electric vehicles. The company has already revealed two amped-up concepts with the i3 and i8, but rumor has it another model is on the way.

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