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$62 million spent so far on Tesla Gigafactory

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Tesla has spent $62 million so far prepping its Gigafactory in Nevada.

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Chevrolet FNR is a sharp vision of the future in Shanghai

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The Chevrolet FNR concept imagines the future of motoring with a sleek, autonomous driving capsule at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Its neatest trick is the dragonfly-door design that open to add some sharper edges to the look.

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Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

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Lexus's Mark Templin isn't sold on plug-in hybrid powertrain technology as a viable way to reduce emissions.

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Inside Story Confirms Elon Musk Nearly Sold Tesla Motors to Google in 2013 for $6 Billion

Just weeks after announcing the all-new entry-level Tesla Model S 70D and nine days from announcing an all-new non-automotive product at its Hawthorne Design Studio in LA, Tesla Motors seems to be going from strength to strength. But as a new book coming out later this spring details, Tesla Motors was in a very different place […]

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Cadillac Unveils CT6 Plug-in Hybrid With All-New Rear-Wheel Drivetrain in Shanghai

Following hot on the heels of the announcement of the performance-enhanced, price-reduced 2016 Cadillac ELR, General Motors has unveiled a plug-in hybrid version of the Cadillac CT6 luxury performance sedan at the Shanghai Auto Show. Based on the gasoline Cadillac CT6, the 2016 CT6 Plug-in Hybrid is a rear-wheel drive plug-in hybrid that combines a […]

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Volkswagen Unveils C Coupe GTE Plug-in Hybrid Concept Car at Shanghai Auto Show

Following on from the various GTE-themed concept cars we’ve seen from Volkswagen over the past few years, the German automaker has just unveiled the C Coupe GTE Plug-in Hybrid concept car at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show in China. Like the previous GTE concept cars we’ve seen, the C Coupe isn’t a fanciful flight into a […]

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Electric car appeal to companies in Warwickshire - BBC News

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Electric car appeal to companies in Warwickshire
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Firms that sign up, receive a £2,000 grant from the county council towards the cost of leasing the vehicle and access to a free charging point. Jim Cherry, who has joined the scheme through his company Taste of the Country in Shipston-on-Stour, said ...

Norway to review electric car subsidies as sales soar - Reuters UK

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Norway to review electric car subsidies as sales soar
Reuters UK
Norway registered its 50,000th electric car on Monday, almost three years earlier than expected thanks to government schemes that have cut taxes and provided a plethora of benefits, including an exemption from tolls and parking fees, free recharging ...
Norway's Electric Car Revolution is 50000 StrongSputnik International
~43% Of World's Electric Cars Bought In 2014CleanTechnica
Feature: Electric cars in Norway make headway mixed with growing public debateShanghai Daily (subscription)

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Toroidion Electric Car Has 1 Megawatt (1341) HP – Video - Hybrid Cars News

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Toroidion Electric Car Has 1 Megawatt (1341) HP – Video
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With all-wheel drive courtesy of four individual motors, the Toroidion electric supercar concept boasts quick battery swapping and 1,341 horsepower (1 Megawatt). Designed and built in Finland, the company was founded in 2011 to compete in the 24 Hours ...