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2 hrs ago | USA Today

Honda hot-rods the hybrid CR-Z

Honda's racing and high-performance unit, Honda Performance Development, is offering a $5,495 supercharger hop-up kid to hot-rod the CR-Z hybrid coupe.


Related Topix: Honda CR-Z, Honda, Hatchback, Coupe, Wagon, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Insight, Autos

3 hrs ago | Automotive News

2015 Chevy Silverado goes more high-end with new Rally 2 package

Chevrolet will offer a bold new trim package on light-duty Silverado pickups for the 2015 model year, an effort to keep pace with the proliferation of pricey, high-end models from rivals Ford and Ram.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Truck, Chevrolet

Thu Aug 21, 2014

India Auto News

BMW 5 Series' 2nd gen ZF 8HP 8-speed AT upto 3% more efficient

Further developments make way for lower drag torques and higher spread through to an improved torsional vibration absorption.


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

Detroit News

Ford expected to introduce new hybrid to meet federal fuel standards

Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid vehicle or line of vehicles in 2018 that would compete against the Toyota Prius and help Ford meet strict federal mandated mileage standards, a forecasting firm said Thursday.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion, Wagon, Ford C-Max Energi, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Escape, Hatchback, Ford, SUV, Ford Focus Electric, Sedan, Ford C-Max

Richmond News

Richmond battery firm helps power hybrid ferry

Corvus Energy is supplying the new Dutch ferry Texelstroom with batteries manufactured in its Richmond facility on Delf Place.


Related Topix: Electric Vehicle

Detroit News

Ford recalls 2014 Focus, C-MAX Hybrid cars for potential steering gear issue

Ford Motor Co. on Thursday issued a safety recall for more than 600 2014 Focus and C-MAX Hybrid cars in North America for a potential issue with the steering gear that could result in loss of control.


Related Topix: Wagon, Ford, Ford C-Max, Automakers, Ford Motor

Automobile Magazine

Dona t Touch Comedian Craig Robinsona s 2014 Dodge Dart

If you're a car enthusiast, you know the deep-seated anxiety that comes with somebody standing a bit too close to your ride.


Related Topix: Dodge Dart, Sedan, Dodge, Dodge Charger, SUV, Dodge Durango

Silicon Alley Insider

Ford Tells U.S. Dealers To Stop Selling Some C-Max, Focus Models

Ford Motor Co has told its U.S. dealers to stop test-driving and selling C-Max and Focus models produced during a week this month because of potential problems with the steering gear assembly, a notice sent to dealers on Wednesday shows.


Related Topix: Ford, Wagon, Ford C-Max

USA Today

Geek-chic hamsters tout Kia Soul EV on video awards

Kia brings back its hamsters in a big ad push for the Soul EV, an electric vehicle that might serve only as an eco statement and sell neither widely nor in big numbers.


Related Topix: Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Kia Soul, Kia Optima, Sedan, Autos

Battle Creek Enquirer

Matthew McConaughey is new face of Lincoln

Lincoln has a new celebrity spokesman: actor Matthew McConaughey, shown here in a 2015 Lincoln MKC.


Related Topix: Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC, Sedan, Lincoln MKZ, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Comedy Movies, Drive, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies


[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


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