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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Tesla Motors move to Nevada would be lithium boon

An announcement isn't expected for months about which among five states would ultimately land the electric car-maker's battery factory, though Tesla is expected to start breaking ground on two or three spots this summer.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Tesla Model S, Sedan, University of Nevada-Reno, Electric Vehicle

3 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Why Recalls Haven't Dented GM's Sales

GM's 29 million recalled cars since January is costing the car company more than $1 billion, but the company's varying fleet of vehicles have prompted a steady sales growth, according to the company's quarterly earnings.

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Related Topix: SUV, Buick, Buick Encore, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Suburban, GMC, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Tahoe

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Stop-start engines save gas and cut emissions, AAA says

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu was the first midsize sedan sold in the U.S. to offer fuel-saving stop/start technology standard on its 2.5L base model.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Malibu, Sedan, Chevrolet, General Motors, Ford Fusion, Ford

12 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Henry Payne: Hyundai refines Sonata's allure

My wife's sofas are littered with pillows inscribed with clever sayings. My favorite: "I know I'm efficient.

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Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Coupe, Hyundai Genesis, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Accent, Mazda 3, Mazda

15 hrs ago | Reuters

After second-quarter profit hit, Hyundai Motor warns of firmer won, slowing demand growth

South Korea's Hyundai Motor said its net profit fell the most in five quarters, hit by the local currency's sharp gain versus the dollar, and warned it sees a tough second half as the won stays strong and global demand growth weakens.

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Related Topix: Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai

15 hrs ago | Autoblog

Next-gen LaCrosse, Cascada convertible coming to Buick showrooms in 2016

It's difficult to overstate how significant the post-bankruptcy years have been for General Motors' Buick brand.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Buick Regal, Buick, Sedan, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Autos

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Automotive News

GM sales surge despite recalls as Barra proves quality sells

General Motors Co.' s Mary Barra is projected to report her second straight quarter of rising sales, adding to evidence that the CEO is weathering the biggest wave of recalls in U.S. automotive history.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac, SUV, GMC Yukon, GMC, Buick, Buick Encore, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet, Autos

BenzConnection

2015 Porsche Cayenne: Plug-In Hybrid, New Twin-Turbo V-6, More

The Porsche Cayenne is unquestionably not a sports car, but at the same time, it's a darned sport SUV.

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Related Topix: Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, SUV, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Porsche Cayenne S, Coupe, Porsche 918 Spyder, Convertible

Detroit Free Press

GM rolls out 2015 vehicles with wireless hotspots

Now that General Motors has become the first major automaker to sell vehicles with wireless Internet access, the true test starts: How well will it work? Phil Abram, GM chief infotainment officer, said today the automaker conducted 'extensive testing' with service provider AT&T to ensure the new 4G LTE-equipped vehicles work seamlessly.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Chevrolet Malibu, Sedan, Chevrolet, Coupe, Buick Regal, Buick

West Australian

GM recalls 717,950 vehicles in U.S., not for ignition switches

The largest recall announced Wednesday is for a potentially loose bolt in power adjustable front seats for several cars from model years 2010 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, GMC

News Shopper

Beckenham mum set for showdown at Brands Hatch after birthday track day sparked racing fever

A Beckenham woman who crunches numbers by day is set for a final 2014 showdown at Brands Hatch after working her way up in the racing world.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Civic

The Auto Channel

Dodge Earns Three J.D. Power APEAL Awards for Charger, Challenger, Dart

July 23, 2014: Dodge Charger leads Large Car segment for fourth consecutive year Challenger ranks highest in Sporty Car segment for third time in four years Dodge Dart leads highly competitive Compact Car segment Five additional Chrysler Group models rank among top three in their segments: Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Ram ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dodge Charger, Sedan, Dodge, Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Dart, Recreational Vehicle, Award, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge 2500

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fact sheet: 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

ENGINE: 2-liter, double overhead cam, inline, Atkinson-cycle four cylinder with i-VTEC mated to 41-kilowatt electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle

Globe and Mail

Japan readies fuel cell subsidies in bet on Toyota's next big thing

Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle is displayed at the company's showroom in Tokyo. Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle is displayed at the company's showroom in Tokyo.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Fact sheet: 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

ENGINE: 2-liter, double overhead cam, inline, Atkinson-cycle four cylinder with i-VTEC mated to 41-kilowatt electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Indian Drives

BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Launched In India At Rs 1,35,00,000

BMW is keen on bring in most of the variants of 7-Series to India. And it should be, because 7-Series is the flagship model of BMW , and it will assist German automaker to picture itself as a globally acclaimed brand in the country.

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Related Topix: BMW 7 Series, Sedan, BMW, BMW ActiveHybrid 7, Coupe, BMW i8, Electric Vehicle

Express India

Porsche drives in SUV Macan, priced up to Rs 1.11 crore

German luxury car maker Porsche today launched its compact sports utility vehicle Macan in India priced at Rs 1 crore and Rs 1.11 crore .

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Related Topix: Porsche, Porsche Macan, SUV, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Panamera, Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Sedan, World News, India, Asia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Autoblog

Audi and Porsche squabble over future product platforms

In the buildup to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans , Audi delivered an amusing video that worked on the playful rivalry between the German brand and its favorite frenemy, Porsche .

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Related Topix: Audi A6, Wagon, Porsche, Porsche Panamera, Audi, Sedan, Coupe, Audi A7, Convertible, Audi R8, Audi A8, Autos

West Australian

Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks

Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks.

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Related Topix: Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Autoblog

Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Subaru Impreza, Hatchback, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Subaru, SUV, Sedan, Autos

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