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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tesla signs Panasonic deal for up to $291M initial Gigafactory investment

The lithium-ion batteries that Panasonic manufactures for Tesla Motors' Model S electric vehicles are shown here.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle

6 hrs ago | Motor Trend

The New Fast: Want Ultimate Performance? You Need a Hybrid - The Big Picture

For years now, Toyota's Prius has been the punch line to a car guy's joke. And, in truth, that's a little unfair, because viewed objectively in terms of its intended function the Prius is an absolute home run.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Porsche, Convertible, Porsche 911, Porsche Panamera, McLaren P1, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Autos

10 hrs ago | Automotive News

Honda profit rises 7 percent on cost cuts, Japan sales

Honda Motor Co.' s April-June operating profit rose 7 percent from a year earlier to 198 billion yen , as lower sales in the United States were offset by costs cuts and the company's stronger focus on Asian markets.

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Related Topix: Honda Accord, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Honda Vezel, Hatchback, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Acura, Acura TSX, Acura TLX, Acura ILX

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Wagon, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, General Motors, Business News

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Consumer Reports urges recall of Toyota Camry HybridConsumer Reports...

Consumer Reports magazine says Toyota should recall 178,000 Camry Hybrids because of faulty brake systems.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Autos

TheStreet.com

Will Toyota (TM) Stock Be Affected By Consumer Reports Call To Fix 177,500 Older Camry Hybrids?

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Mozilla, Financial Markets, TheStreet

WPTV Local News

10 SUVs that are car thief magnets

The Ford Escape, 2013 model shown here, was the most-stolen SUV/crossover from 2010 through 2013, according to a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

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Related Topix: Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Ford Edge, Ford Explorer, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee

WECT-TV Wilmington

Decoding Toyota's electric-car disdain: A role for fuel cells

While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month-priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly-Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Tesla Model S, Computers, Tesla Roadster, Convertible

ComputerWorld

Lithium-metal battery could boost gadget power

Researchers at Stanford University have made progress toward designing a battery with a lithium anode, a development that could increase battery power in electronics.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Electric Vehicle

RTE.ie

Appeal over Athlone murder last June

Mr Krupa left Athlone town in a black BMW 3 Series car, partial registration number '06 D', on Friday 20 June 2014 at about 6.30pm.

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Related Topix: Coupe, BMW 3 Series, Wagon, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, BMW

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Elon Musk's Gigafactory may be popping up in Nevada - or not

Each new report about where Elon Musk will place his Gigafactory battery plant sparks a round of speculation about the strategy and future of Tesla Motors Inc. The latest report as to where Tesla will build the $5 billion battery factory? That the little town of Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno, may have landed it - or maybe it hasn't.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Sparks, NV

USA Today

Caddys get wireless charging for smartphones

General Motors plans to offer wireless charging of smartphones in some 2015 model-year Cadillacs.The automaker is integrating wireless-charging technology developed in partnership with a supplier named Powermat.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac Escalade, SUV, Autos

Reuters

Consumer Reports wants Toyota to recall some 177,500 Camry hybrids

Consumer Reports, which many consumers use when studying what vehicles to buy, said the Japanese automaker's decision to call for a service campaign or a warranty extension on two different problems covering cars from model years 2007 to 2011 does not go far enough.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota, Wagon, Sedan, Toyota Camry

Business Journal

Lexus CT200h: Hatch goes for mpg over mph, and that's OK

I like the CT200h, a hybrid hatchback that puts the Lexus spin on Toyota's popular Prius.

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

Globe and Mail

Nissan aims to boost U.S. sales and profit as it closes on Honda

A Nissan test drive car is displayed at the company's dealership in Tokyo July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Nissan Altima, Nissan Rogue, Nissan, SUV, Sedan, Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Nissan Motor Co

Detroit News

Dan Akerson

'General Motors deserves no praise. We did what we should do,' said Dan Akerson, former president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Healthy sales, cheap yen help push Nissan quarterly profit up with North America, China growth

Healthy sales and a favourable exchange rate pushed up Nissan's fiscal first quarter profit nearly 37 per cent, as vehicle sales grew in North America, China and other overseas markets.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Coupe, Nissan Altima, Sedan, Automakers, Nissan Motor Co

York Press

Teenager accused of shooting at car window

Kathryn Reeves, prosecuting, said a witness saw the rear window of a parked Ford Explorer "explode" as Connor Dale drove slowly past it in a Honda Civic.

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Related Topix: Ford, Ford Explorer, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic

York Press

Teenager accused of shooting at car window

Kathryn Reeves, prosecuting, said a witness saw the rear window of a parked Ford Explorer "explode" as Connor Dale drove slowly past it in a Honda Civic.

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Related Topix: Ford, Ford Explorer, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic

Automotive News

Fit, HR-V, Pilot lead way for Honda

Honda Division is in a long stretch before its four big-volume vehicles -- Civic, Accord, CR-V and Odyssey -- receive sheet metal redesigns.

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Related Topix: SUV, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Honda CR-V, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda HR-V, Honda Accord, Honda Insight, Honda Odyssey

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