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Audi prepares electric SUV to fight Tesla but bets on plug-in hybrids

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
Audi is set to launch a full-electric SUV with a 310-mile range that will challenge Tesla's Model X crossover, but CEO Rupert Stadler remains cautious about EVs.... Read More »

Toyota makes noise with Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

10:18 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
For all its silence, Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle actually can be pretty noisy.... Read More »

BMW will expand i lineup with plug-in hybrid based on 5 series, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
BMW will add a third model to its i subbrand called the i5 that will be based on the 5 series, a report said.... Read More »

EVs need more fed support, study finds

11:32 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
A study commissioned by Congress says the federal government must to do more to support the market for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.... Read More »

Tesla to unveil home and utility batteries April 30

6:51 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
Tesla Motors Inc.... Read More »

Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept lands in Shanghai

11:00 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
Volkswagen, continuing a march upmarket, unveiled the C Coupe GTE concept this week at the Shanghai auto show.... Read More »

VW says it could cut battery costs with single design

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volkswagen's r&d boss says using a single type of lithium ion battery cell for all VW, Porsche, Audi and other group electrified vehicles could lead...... Read More »

Cadillac CT6 to offer plug-in hybrid electric technology

3:28 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Cadillac will add an available plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan.... Read More »

Toyota plots Prius comeback

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 18, 2015
As Toyota prepares to introduce a redesigned Prius later this year, both car and company are at turning points.... Read More »

Ford eyes 'high volume' use of carbon fiber

9:24 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Ford today said it has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for the...... Read More »

Toyota engineer doubts electric cars will spread even with rapid chargers

6:50 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2015
Battery-powered electric vehicles don't have a practical future as a long-range alternative to conventional cars even if technological breakthroughs...... Read More »

2016 Cadillac ELR to get $10,000 price cut, more power

11:24 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2015
Cadillac said it will slash $10,000 from the price of the light-selling ELR plug-in hybrid for the 2016 model year.... Read More »

Hanergy's solar-car plan draws skepticism

7:16 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2015
Plans by Hanergy Thin Film Power Group to build a car powered only by solar panels remain a mystery two months after being publicized, and analysts...... Read More »

Chevy cuts price, adds incentives for Spark EV

1:00 pm U.S. ET | April 14, 2015
Chevrolet is cutting the sticker price on the Spark EV by $1,650 and adding cash incentives that will allow buyers to get the battery electric...... Read More »

Nissan may add Rogue hybrid in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Nissan unveiled the X-Trail Hybrid for the Japan market. It is considering a hybrid version of the crossover's sister vehicle, the Rogue, for the U.S.... Read More »

GM to suspend Volt output in May ahead of changeover

12:37 pm U.S. ET | April 9, 2015
GM will halt output of the 2015 Chevrolet Volt late next month, amid high stockpiles and weak sales, to prepare a Michigan plant to build a...... Read More »

Toyota readies trial of car-cum-motorbike in green mobility push

7:54 am U.S. ET | April 9, 2015
Tokyoites will get a chance to zip around town on Toyota's three-wheeled electric car starting Friday, in a trial aimed at crafting a global business...... Read More »

Toyota unveils RAV4 hybrid with new style edge

12:45 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2015
Undaunted by low gasoline prices, Toyota unveiled a new 2016 RAV4 hybrid, the eighth model in its lineup sporting a gas-electric powertrain.... Read More »

BASF sues Umicore in U.S. for patent infringements

6:59 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2015
German chemicals firm BASF said today it has sued Belgian specialty materials group Umicore in the United States for infringing two patents related...... Read More »

California's 'green' rebates come under attack

6:45 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2015
California's incentives to purchase EVs are under attack as data shows most of the money goes to consumers who earn twice the national average yet...... Read More »

Chevy Malibu sheds weight, gains room with sculpted 2016 makeover

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2015
The next-generation Chevrolet Malibu will be larger, lighter, packed with new safety gear and wrapped in sheet metal that signals Chevy's ambition to...... Read More »

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