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21 min ago | The Record-Courier

GE Bently raises $1,000 for local students

A front view of Bob and Leann Marsh' Tesla sports car at the GE/Bently Car Show on Sept. 6 in Heritage Park.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ferrari 550, Ferrari, Convertible, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

4 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] Krayzie Bone: "Cadillacs Run This Whole World"

Krayzie Bone has mentioned the name of several brands in his raps as a solo artist and as a member of Bone thugs-n-harmony . The Cleveland rapper-producer says he prefers a particular line of vehicles.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac Escalade

8 hrs ago | AutoSpies

SPIED: Naked Toyota FCV Caught Testing In Death Valley

Cars can now drive, park and save themselves from danger, all while using less fuel than ever. Toyota is just about to play a major role in this sci-fi movie with the FCV, the first-ever fuel cell vehicle designed for the mass market.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Autos

8 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Mitsubishi adds 'hybrid-hybrid' Outlander PHEV to its lineup

The all-electric Tesla, for example, has sold more than 40,000 units since its introduction in 2012, and Nissan's Leaf is the best-selling all-electric car in the world, with some 50,000 going out showroom doors in North America since 2010. But the problem of operating range lingers.

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Related Topix: Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi, SUV, Hatchback, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Ford GT, Ford, Toyota, Sedan

9 hrs ago | Motor Trend

2015 Honda Civic Priced From $19,080, Adds New SE Trim

The Honda Civic experienced a considerable overhaul for the 2014 model year, and this year it will welcome another model into its lineup. The 2015 Honda Civic SE will hit showrooms this fall with a handful of technology, convenience, and style upgrades that position it between the base Civic LX and the mid-range Civic EX.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si, Honda Civic Natural Gas, Autos

11 hrs ago | KickingTires

2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid: First Look

Competes with: Audi A8 TDI, BMW 7 Series ActiveHybrid, Lexus LS 600h Looks like: An S-Class with enough rear signage for Mercedes' lettering supplier to hire an extra shift Drivetrain: 436-hp , turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 and electric motor with seven-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Spring 2015, California only Witness the reprisal of Mercedes-Benz's S-Class hybrid, this time in the form of a plug-in S550. The S550 Plug-in Hybrid teams a turbocharged V-6 with an electric motor that runs off a battery you can plug in to recharge.

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Related Topix: Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz, Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Sedan, BMW 7 Series, BMW, Audi A8, Audi, Electric Vehicle

16 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Facelifted Volkswagen Touareg gains new engine

Volkswagen has introduced a new engine for the facelifted version of the Touareg, which will become available for order starting next month. The 2015 Volkswagen Touareg lineup has just received a new brother, powered by a 3.0 liter TDI V6.

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Related Topix: SUV, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen

20 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces Donation of Toyota Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles to New York State

September 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Toyota has donated four plug-in hybrid electric sedans to New York State to add to its fleet of agency vehicles. The refurbished Toyota Priuses will be used by State agencies involved in advancing storm recovery and resiliency projects in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and to replace one vehicle that was destroyed in the storm.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York

21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Drive Electric Week designed to spark interest in plug-in and hybrid vehicles

Today starts National Drive Electric Week , the event designed to promote electric and hybrid vehicles. Six different Colorado venues will host test-drives and expos, allowing drivers to see the latest in hybrid and plug-in technology.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, Coupe, Cadillac ELR, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Ford C-Max Energi, Wagon, Ford, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Porsche, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, BMW, BMW i3

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Local Schools Get Ready To Gear Up For Tesla

Tesla Motors is coming to northern Nevada, building a huge "gigafactory" east of Reno to build lithium ion batteries for its electric cars. The factory is expected to employ as many as 6,500 and the promise is that many of them will be Nevadans.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Electric Vehicle, Reno, NV

Investor's Business Daily

How Gentherm Could Make Electric Cars Go Farther

The system is more efficient than fans and liquid-filled pipes, Gentherm says. "We have a nice relationship with electric-car makers," CEO Daniel Coker told IBD, noting that the company's thermal management system is in the late stages of design.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Examiner.com

Chevrolet Tahoe to receive running changes. Tested: 2015 Tahoe LTZ

General Motors recently announced that the redesigned 2015 Tahoe , which was introduced earlier this year, would receive a couple of significant running changes, such as OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, a hands-free liftgate and wireless charging. At that same announcement they hinted that a Z71 trim package could also be doable for the full-size SUV duo.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Tahoe, SUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Suburban, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Chevrolet Z71, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac, GMC Yukon Denali, GMC

AutoWeek

2015 Mercedes Benz S550 Plug in Hybrid first drive

The Mercedes S550 Plug-In Hybrid is a second act to the mildly successful S400 Hybrid . A 329-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 gets an additional boost from an 8.7-kWh lithium-ion battery and an 85-kW electric motor.

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Related Topix: Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz, Electric Vehicle, Autos

Resource Investing News

The Importance of Hydroxide: Jean Francois Magnan on Nemaska Lithium's Proprietary Process

Commodities related to lithium-ion batteries will no doubt see an increase in demand in the near future, and Tesla Motors' decision to locate its gigafactory in Nevada brought that into the spotlight again this month. One company that could benefit from an expected rise in demand is Nemaska Lithium , which is taking a vertically integrated approach by simultaneously developing its processing technologies, Hydromet processing plant and 100-percent-owned Whabouchi hard-rock spodumene deposit, all located in Quebec.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups

The Globe and Mail

Plugged in: Electric vehicles coming to Canada in 2015

The all-electric version of Kia's urban compact box arrives in October, and promises 160 kilometres of range, and only slightly less in winter - and this may be a conservative figure, as a brief test drive last March in temperatures just above freezing determined that it was capable of an estimated 193 km. It loses little cargo space to the gas Soul, but will be priced about $8,000 more.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Porsche Cayenne S, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne, SUV, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Porsche 911, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible

CFRA

CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back

The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back and the massive prize line-up will be unveiled on Monday morning. This year's lottery has a grand prize package valued at $1.7 million - including a new house in Manotick, a car, cash and groceries.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Coupe, Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

NX beats Harrier

Luxury brands are not always in comfortable positions even though they can get away by pricing their cars higher than those offered by mass-market nameplates. Take Lexus as an example.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Wagon, Toyota Camry, BMW X3, SUV, BMW, Volvo XC60, Volvo

Indian Drives

Top 5 Expensive And Luxurious SUVs That Are Fuel-Efficient

SUVs are always confined of gas-guzzling attitude when mated to automatic transmission and loads of features. Here, in the haystack, there are some who are outstandingly efficient.

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Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Audi, World News, Germany, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche

ComputerWorld

For lithium-ion batteries to last, slow charging isn't the answer

Particles range from fully charged to intermediate charge to drained of charge The scalebar equals 500 nm. New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, California, iPhone, Department of Energy

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift unveiled in Japan

The Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift has been launched in Japan, shortly after the regular Camry facelift made its world debut at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show. Visually, there's not much separating the regular Camry from the Camry Hybrid, other than Hybrid Synergy Drive badging on the rear, a Hybrid badge on the front wings, and a blue glow on the Toyota logos.

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Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota, Sedan, Hybrid, Electronic, Synergy, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Lexus ES 300h, Lexus

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