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  • Nissan Claims 'World's Cleanest Car' Crown
    Nissan Claims 'World's Cleanest Car' Crown

    Nissan is claiming the title of "world's cleanest car" by coating a 2015 Nissan Leaf in superhydrophobic and olephobic paint.The paint repels water and oil by creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment. It rejects ......

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  • Ford Lowers MPG Ratings On Six Vehicles
    Ford Lowers MPG Ratings On Six Vehicles

    Ford has announced that it will be lowering the fuel economy ratings on a number of its 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles after an error was discovered in the company's internal testing data. The EPA has been notified.Worryingly for Ford, t......

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  • How College Students Reinvented An Ordinary American Sedan
    How College Students Reinvented An Ordinary American Sedan

    Not far from the building where General Motors once invented the Chevy Volt, a dozen or so college students are standing on the blacktop alongside a test track, watching a professional driver push the limits of a plug-in hybrid car they've ......

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  • How To Find The Best Deal On A Green Car
    How To Find The Best Deal On A Green Car

    You may be ready to "go green" to save money on fuel, but it's easy to end up with a little sticker shock when you see the prices listed on the car's window. Alternative fuel vehicles typically cost more than their conventional counterparts......

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  • Want To Save Thousands On Your Next Car? Buy A Diesel
    Want To Save Thousands On Your Next Car? Buy A Diesel

    Between car payments, auto insurance, fuel costs, repairs and maintenance, buying a new car can be an expensive endeavor. One of the ways to save money on overall costs is to buy a diesel car, they typically save buyers $2,000 to $6,000 in ......

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  • Which Green Car Is Right For You?
    Which Green Car Is Right For You?

    Here's an overview to help you determine which green car is right for your needs and budget....

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  • Fiat-Chrysler CEO: Please Don't Buy The Fiat 500e
    Fiat-Chrysler CEO: Please Don't Buy The Fiat 500e

    Fiat-Chrysler's CEO had a strange request for electric vehicle shoppers on Wednesday: don't buy the all-electric Fiat 500e.While CEO Sergio Marchionne was speaking at a conference in Washington, he told the crowd he's tired of Chrysler-Fiat......

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  • The Best Hybrids For The Money
    The Best Hybrids For The Money

    The best hybrid options in every category from subcompact cars to large luxury sedans....

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  • "Old-Fashioned" Gas Cars That Get Great Fuel Economy

    Want great fuel economy but wary of cars with new technology? Check this list of fuel-sipping stalwarts....

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  • Ford C-Max Commercial Brings Cadillac 'Poolside' Ad Down To Earth
    Ford C-Max Commercial Brings Cadillac 'Poolside' Ad Down To Earth

    If we had tried to predict the first video response to the controversial Poolside video for the Cadillac ELR, we would not have thought it would center on compost. But, hey, it's always nice to be reminded that the real world is sometimes b......

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  • Tesla Supercharger Network Now Covers Majority Of Americans
    Tesla Supercharger Network Now Covers Majority Of Americans

    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced via twitter Sunday that Tesla has officially expanded its Supercharger network across the county.The Supercharger network contains 71 stations, according to Autoblog, and Musk estimates that 80 percent o......

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  • 'Charge Rage' Hits Silicon Valley As Electric Vehicles Outpace Charging Stations
    'Charge Rage' Hits Silicon Valley As Electric Vehicles Outpace Charging Stations

    Limited charging stations are forcing once chummy EV drivers who felt part of a special brotherhood to turn to energy thieving and public shaming in order to score a charge, according to The San Jose Mercury News.The phenomenon, dubbed "cha......

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  • Tesla Recalls Wall Charger Adapters To Prevent Overheating
    Tesla Recalls Wall Charger Adapters To Prevent Overheating

    Tesla Motor Company, maker of the Model S electric car, is recalling 29,222 wall charger adapters following reports of overheating in owners' garages.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall Tuesday mo......

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  • Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES
    Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

    Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but without the need for a plug.The C-Max Solar Energi Concept car uses a gasoline engine co......

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  • Electric Car Vending Machines Used To Curb Pollution And Gridlock In China
    Electric Car Vending Machines Used To Curb Pollution And Gridlock In China

    Increased car ownership in China has jammed the country's freeways and blanketed skylines in thick, toxic yellow smog. One Chinese company has a unique answer to the problem: The electric vehicle vending machine.According to Treehugger.com,......

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  • The Most Fuel Efficient Automakers
    The Most Fuel Efficient Automakers

    When it comes to gas mileage, not all brands are created equal. Click through and you’ll find the highs and lows on each car brand....

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  • Most Fuel Efficient Production Car Ever Hits The Streets
    Most Fuel Efficient Production Car Ever Hits The Streets

    The most fuel efficient and aerodynamic production car ever built, the Volkswagen XL1, tore up the streets of New York this week while on its three city tour of the U.S., according to The New York Daily News.The XL1 looks straight from the ......

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  • Looking Back At The X Prize And Ahead To The Automotive Future
    Looking Back At The X Prize And Ahead To The Automotive Future

    At the turn of the last century, the earliest automakers pioneered the use of electric batteries for powering their newfangled cars. Internal combustion engines appeared but a blip on the road to efficiency.In 1922, two decades into the au......

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  • Ohio Drops Amendment To Ban Tesla Dealerships
    Ohio Drops Amendment To Ban Tesla Dealerships

    Ohio is once again safe for Tesla, but for how long?The Columbus Dispatch reported both sides of the aisle in the state legislature passed Bill 137 without the rushed anti-Tesla amendment supported by the Ohio Auto Dealers Association.The p......

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  • Electric Car Owner Charged With Stealing Five Cents Worth Of Electricity
    Electric Car Owner Charged With Stealing Five Cents Worth Of Electricity

    An electric car owner was arrested and charged with stealing after he plugged his EV into a public school outlet. The estimated cost of the theft? About five cents.Nissan Leaf owner Kaveh Kamooneh told 11 Alive Atlanta he drove his electric......

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