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New 'clean' diesels not associated with lung cancer risks

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A newly released study finds that the emissions from post-2007, EPA-compliant diesel engines do not show risks of causing lung cancer in lab rats. The animals were exposed to the exhaust for 80 hours a week for up to 30 months. Previous studies have shown much more adverse effects from older diesels.

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1956 DKW Audi electric van beautifully restored

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Audi Tradition has just completed a full restoration of this very rare 1956 DKW Elektro-Wagen. The company built around 100 of them from 1955 to 1962, but only two have survived to today. With a range estimated at 50 miles, the vans were primarily sold to places like energy companies and public utilities.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV delayed until early 2016 in US

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After multiple delays, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is being pushed back yet again for its US debut. The crossover is now set to launch on these shores in April 2016.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV delayed until early 2016 in US originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The Tesla Touch: How Tesla’s Gigafactory is Helping Drive a Real Estate Boom in Reno, NV

Historically, the U.S. state of Nevada didn’t do very well in the Great Recession. As well as being the leader in unemployment, it came number one back in 2012 as the state with the highest number of foreclosures and the highest number of negative equity homes. The northern city of Reno, far away from the glitz and glamour of Las […]

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Despite Federal H2 Tax Credits Ending, Toyota Seems To Expect Them for 2016 Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan

At the end of last year, the U.S. federal government decided not to renew the $8,000 federal tax credit for those purchasing hydrogen vehicles. Despite being offered for several years, that particular tax credit — unlike the far more popular federal tax credit for all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles — had only been useful to a […]

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ChargedUp: 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Review

“You’ll almost forget it’s electric” is Volkswagen’s bold and controversial claim of its 2015 all-electric e-Golf. The iconic VW Golf — now in its fortieth year — has fully embraced the future of technology with an all-electric model and a plug-in hybrid thanks to VW’s MQB platform where pretty much any drivetrain can be fitted […]

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Drivers claim government subsidy on Nissan Leaf above any other electric car - ChronicleLive

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Drivers claim government subsidy on Nissan Leaf above any other electric car
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Eco-friendly motorists have driven the North East built Nissan Leaf to number one in Britain's electric car market, new figures show. Almost 6,400 people have claimed the Government's £5,000 plug-in car subsidy to buy the vehicle - more than a third of ...
Car maker strengthens grip on electric marketThe Northern Echo

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Tesla P85D 'insane mode' video shows passenger reactions as the electric car ... - Belfast Telegraph

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Tesla P85D 'insane mode' video shows passenger reactions as the electric car ...
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Car website DragTimes has taken passengers on a ride in the dual motor vehicle. The video above shows their reactions. The aggressive acceleration is on par with supercars from Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren. The $120,000 electric speedster comes ...
Tesla video shows reveals passengers reacting to 'Insane mode' buttonDaily Mail
Tesla's newest all-electric car has a button on the dashboard labeled “INSANE”fox6now.com
Watch people lose it over Tesla's 'insane mode'CNET
TV3.ie -NEWS.com.au -Mashable
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Electric car charge points installed in Sheffield - The Star

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Electric car charge points installed in Sheffield
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South Yorkshire was awarded about £225,000 from the Department for Transport in 2013 to increase the number of electric car charging points - £75,000 was given in 2013 and a further £150,000 last year. Companies making the switch to electric vehicles ...

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