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Toyota ponders awd for next-gen Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

The next generation of the Toyota Prius, the world's best-selling hybrid, will offer a lithium ion battery and possibly an all-wheel-drive option....
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Driver of stolen Tesla that crashed, split in 2, dies

9:43 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2014

The driver of a stolen Model S sedan that crashed and split in two in west Los Angeles nearly a week ago has died. The L.A. County Department of Coroner said today that the driver, Joshua Michael Flot, 26, of Inglewood, Calif., died on Monday....
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Tesla bets its patents on a vision of a battery-powered future

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14, 2014

Tesla Motors says its decision to make hundreds of its electric-vehicle patents openly available to competitors will help accelerate the fight against climate change. How other automakers respond to the offer could determine the future of Tesla and the entire EV market....
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Tesla won't select final gigafactory site until late 2014, Musk says

4:50 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014

Tesla Motors won't decide until year end where to build a battery “gigafactory” even as it readies multiple plant sites, CEO Elon Musk told investors on Tuesday....
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Nissan's Munoz: 'You grow or you go'

Nissan's Munoz: 'You grow or you go'

Nissan N.A. boss Jose Munoz continues to push U.S. dealers for a big jump in market share while deflecting complaints that his stair-step sales targets are too hard to achieve.
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