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[VIDEO] Renovo Coupe gets detailed in new clip

The 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has seen, besides some premieres, the debut of the Renovo Coupe.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Electric Vehicle

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lightning fries man's car as he drives to work

Good afternoon, a wild commute for many this morning as strong thunderstorms moved through central Iowa! But it was especially wild for one Indianola man.


Related Topix: Explosion, Coupe, Nissan Altima, Nissan, Sedan


How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Detroit Free Press

GM-backed start-up aims to make batteries within two years

Satki3 CEO Ann Marie Sastry, 41, of Ann Arbor in her offices in Ann Arbor. The company has developed lithium-ion battery technology that is nearly twice as efficient as batteries in Tesla Motors' Model S. / Detroit Free Press An Ann Arbor-based start-up said it has developed lithium-ion battery technology that is nearly twice as efficient as ... (more)


Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Sakti3

The Globe and Mail

Tesla shopping around for ideal 'Gigafactory' site

On the outskirts of Reno, Nev., an inconspicuous excavation site marks the first visual sign of a project that has become the biggest economic development prize in the United States - a colossal factory designed to help the world's best-known electric car company turn the automobile industry on its head.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Electric Vehicle, Marketing

How Will Ford (F) Stock React To New Hybrid to Compete Against Toyota's (TM) Prius?

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Mozilla, Financial Markets

Silicon Alley Insider

Exclusive: Ford Plans New Hybrid Series To Compete With Toyota Prius - Sources

The compact car will be Ford's first "dedicated" hybrid - that is a vehicle designed to be marketed exclusively as a hybrid, rather than a variation of an existing gasoline model, such as the automaker's Fusion hybrid, the sources said.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Ford Fusion, Ford, Wagon, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, SUV, Ford C-Max, Toyota Prius v


Hyundai Prius-Fighter Hybrid could preview next attack on Toyota's champion

Hyundai is no stranger to the hybrid game, selling a gas-electric version of the Sonata in the US since 2011.


Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Hyundai Elantra GT, Wagon, Toyota Prius v, Autos

Motor Trend

2015 Honda Accord Prices Rise $150

The 2015 Honda Accord is a little more expensive this year, in part because the midsize sedan and coupe has slightly more standard equipment on some trim levels.


Related Topix: Coupe, Honda Accord, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Accord Hybrid, Honda Accord Plug-In, Autos


GM Says New S-Class Competitor Will Be Built On New Platform

's top product development executive confirmed Tuesday that the automaker will build a large Cadillac sedan on a new platform.


Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Cadillac XTS, Cadillac, Autos

AME Info

Volkswagen Jordan extends Ramadan offers for the month of August

The campaign, which offered customers up to $2,000 cash back on selected vehicles proved extremely popular with visitors to the showroom resulting in strong sales for Volkswagen Jordan during the holy month.


Related Topix: Volkswagen CC, Volkswagen, Sedan, SUV, Volkswagen Touareg


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.


Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Gadgets

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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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