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  • Tesla/NY Times Factual Dispute Reveals Different Truth

    Tesla/NY Times Factual Dispute Reveals Different Truth

    by Max Baumhefner Natural Resources Defense Council February 16, 2013 Over the past few days, a debate has unfolded between the start-up electric vehicle company, Telsa, and the New York Times on the subject of a test drive that ended with the car running out of juice. Telsa has released data logs that undercut the reporter’s account, the newspaper is standing by the story, and a group of Tesla owners is hitting the road to prove the Times wrong. Putting […]

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  • Chrysler to Add High-Mileage Diesel for Ram 1500

    Chrysler to Add High-Mileage Diesel for Ram 1500

    by Bryan Laviolette The Detroit Bureau February 14, 2013 Chrysler will add a diesel option for the Ram 1500 pickup, making it the only automaker to offer the high-mileage technology on a half-ton truck… But Chrysler may not be the only maker to market a diesel standard-duty pickup for long. General Motors is reportedly considering such an option for its newly redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models, while Toyota and Nissan may add diesels when their redesigned Tundra and […]

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  • Green cars: New energy at Chicago Auto Show

    Green cars: New energy at Chicago Auto Show

    by Rick Popely Special to the Chicago Tribune February 12, 2013 It won’t take eye-popping horsepower to get noticed at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. This year’s big McCormick Place breakout comes with a different set of specs. Fuel-economy estimates should at least raise eyebrows when nearly 1,000 cars and trucks go on display Feb. 9 through 18. Read more…

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  • Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

    Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

    by Anton Wahlman The Street February 4, 2013 Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid cars in the U.S. basically tripled in 2012, from little over 17,000 cars to little over 50,000 cars… Whatever the number will be in 2013, it will be a lot higher than it was in 2012, and in 2014 it will be higher still. I can guarantee it. Read more…

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  • Ford joins Daimler, Nissan to develop fuel cell vehicles

    Ford joins Daimler, Nissan to develop fuel cell vehicles

    by Tom Krisher, Associated Press, Jan. 28 2013 Three automakers have banded together in an attempt to get fuel cell vehicles on the road faster. Ford, Nissan and Daimler said today they have signed a 3-way agreement for joint development of a common fuel system which they anticipate will enable them to put affordable, mass market fuel cell electric vehicles on the road as early as 2017. Read more…

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  • Nissan: Leaf Price Cut Mainly Result of U.S. Assembly

    Nissan: Leaf Price Cut Mainly Result of U.S. Assembly

    by Christie Schweinsberg WardsAuto January 25, 2012 …The price drop from the ’12 to ’13 model, from $35,200 to $28,800, is almost entirely due to Nissan’s decision to localize production of the car and many of its components at its Smyrna, TN, plant, Executive Vice President Andy Palmer tells WardsAuto in an interview. Read more…

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