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For the record, clearly fake Chevy Jolt EV website is fake

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 21:15

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Someone created a website to advertise a non-existent electric vehicle from Chevy, the Jolt. It's a publicity stunt, and also a pretty good fake.

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Tesla will deliver 90k cars this year, build 500k in 2018

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 21:03

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Tesla's latest shareholder letter says strong demand for the Model 3 - 325,000 reservations in the first week - mean it will now built 500,000 EVs in 2018.

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Tesla Model S to get new 75-kWh battery pack

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:46

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Tesla is expected to sell the new 75-kWh battery alongside the current Model S 70 until its inventory of smaller battery packs runs dry.

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Tesla loses two execs before Model 3 production starts

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:32

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These key executives are leaving Tesla just as the company is getting ready to launch its next product.

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McLaren uses 20-year-old laptops on its first supercar

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:15

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McLaren relies on a roughly 20-year-old laptop, a variant of Compaq's LTE 5280, to maintain its classic F1 supercar.

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Ford built a mobile wind tunnel from shipping containers

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:45

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Instead of taking new cars to the wind tunnel, Ford's bringing the tunnel to the factory.

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2017 Aston Martin DB11 Prototype First Drive

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:01

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With radical changes coming in hot from Gaydon, the DB11 isn't just an all-new car; it's nothing short of golden opportunity to reinvent the brand.

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Feds finally know why Takata's airbags keep exploding

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:48

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After spending years searching for the cause of deadly Takata airbag defects, federal officials said Wednesday they've finally found answers.

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Recharge Wrap-up: 1st Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell in Bay Area, Nikola Tesla rally

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:27

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EV fans celebrate Nikola Tesla in Croatia; Ford fined by Mexican environmental agency. Hyundai sells its first Tucson Fuel Cell in the Bay Area.

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Man films hellish escape through Canadian wildfire

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:57

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The entire population of Fort McMurray is fleeing an out-of-control wildfire that is currently threatening the Canadian town located in Northern Alberta.

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Farmer moves illegally parked car with tractor

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:04

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Bad parking in London can get you a ticket or the boot, but bad parking in the West Country is treated in a more direct manner.

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This electric Ferrari 308 GTS would do Magnum PI proud

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:30

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Eric Hutchison of San Diego-based Electric GT bought this burned-out 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS for ten grand, dumped the V8 and fitted 465 horsepower's worth of electric motors. The result is an electric sports car unlike any other.

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Drive a stock car | The List #0043

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:00

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The List hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre head to the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to feel the thrill of driving a NASCAR-style stock car with over 600 horsepower at speeds up to 165 miles per hour.

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Audi A8 could spawn Mercedes-Maybach S600 rival

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:35

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Audi is "thinking about" a rival to the longer, ultra-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S600, saying there "could be a business case" for such a range-topper.

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ChargePoint gets $50M, says 'EVs are the future of the auto industry'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:30

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ChargePoint gets another $50 million in funding from Linse Capital to expand its network of 28,000 charging stations.

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Mountune powers up the Ford Focus RS

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:10

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Ford pulled out all the stops in making the new Focus RS, but Blue Oval performance experts at Mountune think they can do better.

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Common Dodge Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado breakdowns

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:45

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These two trucks are famous for their ability to get the job done, but even the toughest vehicle can experience mechanical problems at some point.

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Artist gives Lamborghini Huracan fierce rattle-can paint job

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:44

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It is nearly impossible to make a car as flashy as a Lamborghini even more so, but Miami-based artist Rich B Caliente seems to have done just that.

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Tesla spends more money on repairs per vehicle than Daimler, GM

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:29

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Tesla spends three times as much per vehicle compared to what GM and Ford do on repairs and warranty accruals.

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