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GM's new electric could upstage Tesla —and its own Volt

With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors is setting up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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AP Source: GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017

General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015


Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Read more »

July 31, 2014

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Auto industry gets serious about lighter materials

Roofs made of carbon fiber. Plastic windshields. Bumpers fashioned out of aluminum foam. Read more »

June 9, 2014


States look to tax hybrids to recoup lost road funding

North Carolina is joining a growing number of states exploring new fees for hybrid and electric car owners to help make up for revenue those drivers aren't paying in... Read more »

June 9, 2013


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