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Model E: Now Ford plans a 200-mile electric vehicle

Model E: Now Ford plans a 200-mile electric vehicle Now Ford wants to be the in the 200-mile, $35,000 EV business.In the meantime, Ford will push the range of its existing Focus Electric from 76 miles to 100 miles.

Is California sticking it to Tesla for selling so many EVs (and selling the emissions credits)?

Is California sticking it to Tesla for selling so many EVs (and selling the emissions credits)? The success of Tesla at selling zero-emissions electric vehicles has the state of California pondering whether it should raise the fraction of cars that must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in the future.It sounds good, but for Tesla it’s bad, because the move could limit or devalue the emissions credits that Tesla so profitably sells.

Best Buy has the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 128GB on sale for $699.99, save $200 today

Best Buy has the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 128GB on sale for $699.99, save $200 today Best Buy is currently offering a $200 discount on the Galaxy TabPro S, and at $699 it is currently cheaper than the Core i5 Surface Pro 4 model which is currently discounted for $849 on the US Microsoft Store.Just like the Surface Pro 4, the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S features a 12-inch screen but this one is a Super AMOLED display.

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it’s the exemplar for all supercars

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it’s the exemplar for all supercars In 10 years, every high-performance car will be like the 2017 Acura NSX: a blend of electric motors, turbochargers, a combustion engine, and sophisticated control of traction, suspension, and acceleration.Out on twisty country roads, the front motors shine.

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it's the exemplar for all supercars

2017 Acura NSX tested: Why it's the exemplar for all supercars In 10 years, every high-performance car will be like the 2017 Acura NSX: a blend of electric motors, turbochargers, a combustion engine, and sophisticated control of traction, suspension, and acceleration.The personalities are accessed via the Dynamic Mode dial in the center stack (photo inset): Quiet, Sport, Sport +, and Track.

Hyundai Ioniq self-driving car: flawless, all right turns, no danger of speeding tickets

Hyundai Ioniq self-driving car: flawless, all right turns, no danger of speeding tickets LAS VEGAS – The Hyundai Ioniq Autonomous Concept drove circles around Las Vegas last week.The Hyundai Ioniq test cars don’t have anything hanging off the roof or side that suggests this is a self-driving work in progress.

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017 Here are 10 cars with tech savvy you should consider buying in 2017, if you’re in the market.They’re good, they’re worth buying, and like so many of our heroes today, they each have some kind of flaw.

Why you should skip the Toyota Prius for the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

Why you should skip the Toyota Prius for the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid The mainstream Prius hybrid long ago used up its allocation of federal tax credits.The hybrid Toyota Prius runs $25,730 to $32,585 (with $865 shipping) and ranges from the Prius Two through the Prius Four Touring with the Premium Convenience Package.

Toyota hits a green milestone with its 10 millionth hybrid sale

Toyota hits a green milestone with its 10 millionth hybrid sale The company reached the milestone at the end of January, nearly 20 years after it first deployed the technology in the Coaster Hybrid EV minibus in August, 1997.The popular Prius model – the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger car – hit Japanese roads in December of the same year, before coming to the U.

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say The Clarity EV may get just 80 miles per charge.11 per 100 miles.

Hyundai’s luxury Genesis brand sets Tesla in its sights, plans upscale EVs

Hyundai’s luxury Genesis brand sets Tesla in its sights, plans upscale EVs Hyundai Motor Group‘s bold plans for its luxury Genesis brand recently expanded beyond offering competition to luxury and sports sedan brands to luxury all-electric vehicles, specifically Tesla, Automotive News reports.With six models in the Genesis lineup, the initial vehicle spread will be established.

Electric Jets Are Coming And They Could Halve Flight Cost

Electric Jets Are Coming And They Could Halve Flight Cost As a result, it’s often far worse to drive than it is to fly — plus you spend less time getting there.But one start-up, Zunum Aero, wants to start bringing hybrid and even fully electric jets into the equation.

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems Many cars will soon have 48-volt electrical systems.They’ll handle accessories ranging from mechanical or hydraulic power to electric power such as power steering, power brakes, water pump, radiator cooling, and air conditioning.

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car Way back in 1917, the Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Company built its first — and only — car: the Mitsubishi Model A.Now, 100 years later, Mitsubishi Motors is paying homage to the vehicle that got its wheels turning.

Volvo Will Only Build Hybrids and EVs Starting In 2019

Volvo Will Only Build Hybrids and EVs Starting In 2019 By 2019, that’s all they’re going to put on the road.Starting in 2019, Volvo will no longer utilize gas or diesel-only engines in its vehicles.

Volvo: All Our New Car Models Will Have Electric Motors in 2019

Volvo: All Our New Car Models Will Have Electric Motors in 2019 It now says it wants to sell 1 million electrified cars by 2025.Air pollution is a serious problem in dozens of China’s cities, and electrified vehicles are seen as part of the solution.

France Wants To End Sales Of Gas and Diesel Cars By 2040

France Wants To End Sales Of Gas and Diesel Cars By 2040 The government of France wants to steer other automakers in the same direction.It appears as though ecology minister Nicolas Hulot wants to take things a step further.

Review: Volvo's 2018 Lineup Brings Style and 400-hp Hybrid Engines

Review: Volvo's 2018 Lineup Brings Style and 400-hp Hybrid Engines The base Volvo S90 with the T5 engine starts at $49,095 including shipping, undercutting the base price of the 5 Series and E-Class (the Audi A6 starts $545 cheaper).There’s the Mercedes-Benz E-Class wagon, the Jaguary XF Sportbrake (this fall/winter), and now the Volvo V90, sibling to the S90 but without the lengthened chassis.

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025 The BMW Group is becoming more and more a “tech company” – and we are in an excellent position to move forward with the ACES.We will be increasing the share of electrified models across all brands and model series.