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Discarded car batteries could become low-cost solar cells

It's great that manufacturers recover lead from discarded car batteries to use in new ones, since lead production from ores yields toxic residues.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Gadgets

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Airmen honored for U.S. 95 flash flood rescue

A dramatic rescue of a couple trapped by flood waters was caught on tape and now the seven airmen from Nellis and Creech air force bases, who went above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognized for the bravery.

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Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Creech Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Las Vegas, NV, Mount Charleston, NV, Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

TreeHugger

Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance , we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate the much-talked about range anxiety of would-be electric vehicle owners.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Autos

Star-Telegram.com

GM buys nightclub property across Abram from Arlington assembly plant

General Motors has bought an 11.5-acre tract that includes the Cowboys Dancehall across Abram Street from its assembly plant in Arlington, but the company says it has no current plans for the property.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Chevrolet Tahoe, SUV, Chevrolet

Motor Trend

Infiniti Paris Auto Show Teaser Possibly Previews Flagship Concept

Infiniti has something up its sleeve for the 2014 Paris auto show, as indicated by this cryptic teaser photo that may preview a new concept.

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Related Topix: Infiniti, Sedan, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti Q70, Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Autos

Jalopnik

The Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Celebration Of NA1 4rburgring Mediocrity

You put out a front-wheel drive hybrid car that manages a totally meaningless 20:59.4 lap time on the 'Ring.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Autos

GreenCarReports

Could Less-Pricey 2016 Chevy Volt Undercut Plug-In Hybrids?

Now it appears that the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt may possibly have two model variants, one of them targeting a base price of $30,000.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze

Greeley Gazette

2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Crossover SUV by Stu Wright

Volkswagen's Touareg, named after a nomadic people that inhabit the Saharan interior of North Africa, has been manufactured by the company since 2002.

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

USA Today

Caddy says nearly caught up on Escalade delays

Nearly three months after launch, Cadillac still struggles to deliver its high-price, high-profit 2015 Escalade SUV to dealers promptly.

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Related Topix: Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac, SUV, GMC Yukon, GMC, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet, Autos

TheStreet.com

Subaru Outsells Tesla 100:1 in the U.S. in July; Launches First Hybrid

NEW YORK -- This is a review of Subaru's first hybrid car, the XV Crosstrek. It carries a base price of $26,820, which includes destination.

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Related Topix: Subaru XV Crosstrek, Subaru, SUV, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Business News

Ubergizmo

HexHog Brings You Offroad In A Wheelchair

Most of us would think of wheelchairs to be pretty heavy modes of moving around when it comes to the mobility impaired, although the far more expensive ones do come in an extremely light form factor.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Gadgets

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Auto Channel

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Completes Asia Cross Country Rally

August 18, 2014: A Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid electric four-wheel drive SUV, entered and managed by the Two & Four Motor Sports rally team supported by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation , successfully completed the FIA-certified Asia Cross Country Rally 2014 [1] in its T1E class .

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Related Topix: Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi, SUV

USA Today

Study: Gen Y leaving small cars for boxy crossovers

When it comes to top choices for a new car, Gen Y is growing up. More Millennials are moving away from the small and compacts that got through college or their first jobs and moving into small crossover SUVs, Study: Gen Y leaving small cars for boxy crossovers When it comes to top choices for a new car, Gen Y is growing up.

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Related Topix: Ford Escape, SUV, Ford, Honda CR-V, Honda, Ford Explorer, Autos

USA Today

KBB rates 10 most comfy cars under $30K

KBB.com lists 10 most-comfortable cars with real-world prices less than $30,000.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Volvo S60, Volvo, Chrysler 300, Chrysler, Buick, Coupe, Buick Regal, Toyota Avalon, Toyota, Nissan Altima, Nissan, Autos

McClatchy

John M. Crisp: Driverless cars attempt to solve the wrong problem

For example, when my classmates and I encountered the intellectual demands of elementary and junior high school - how can we ever learn all this? - we fantasized about a "knowledge pill," an ingestible capsule that could immediately provide mastery of long division and ready identification of the capital of every state.

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Related Topix: Wagon, BMW 5 Series, Sedan, BMW

Autoblog

2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4Matic

Let us pause as I toss a Kleenex to the owners of Mercedes-Benz's $166,900 S600 and $222,000 S65 AMG models.

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Related Topix: Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Mercedes Benz S550, Autos

GreenCarReports

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Still In Very Short Supply: Why?

Its EPA fuel-efficiency rating of 47 mpg combined approaches that of the 50-mpg Toyota Prius, but the Accord is a more conventional looking mid-size sedan--a plus for many buyers.

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Related Topix: Honda, Honda Accord Hybrid, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota Prius, Toyota, Honda Civic, Honda Accord Plug-In

Sys-Con Media

10 Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000 Of 2014 Named By KBB.com

Today's mainstream money can buy some of the quietest cabins on the road, along with many of the comfort-oriented features that debuted upmarket just a few years ago.

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Related Topix: Kelley Blue Book, Publishing, Media, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Automotive News

Ford, Chevy titans clash on incentives

Ford and Chevrolet - both looking to claw back market share they have relinquished this year - have touched off an earlier-than-usual round of late-summer incentives.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Camry, Wagon, Toyota

Fox News

6 very confused trucks

Over the past two decades, America has become a land of truck drivers as SUVs, crossover SUVs, minivans and pickups have grown to account for the majority of light vehicle sales in the United States.

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Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Stanley, Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac Escalade, BMW, BMW X5, Subaru, Subaru Baja, Dodge Dakota, Dodge

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