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3D-Printed Car Hits The Road In China, At A Cost Of $1,770: Video

3D-Printed Car Hits The Road In China, At A Cost Of $1,770: Video

3D printing began as the geekiest, moonshot-iest of activities. As scale and quality have improved, though, people and businesses in the mainstream have become excited by the very real possibilities offered by 3D printers. ALSO SEE: Dodge Challenger Vs. Ford Mustang: Compare Cars The auto industry... read more

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Sir Richard Branson (photo by Flickr user Stemoc)

Richard Branson & Virgin Preparing For Battle With Elon Musk & Tesla

Tesla Motors has been having one hell of a week. First, the electric car company was green-lighted to do business in New Jersey, then it unveiled "Range Assurance", a system... read more March 20, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S  -  Trip Planner feature

Tesla Reveals Trip Tools: Do They Quash Electric-Car Range Anxiety?

Tesla Motors and its CEO Elon Musk already have what might be the best solution for so-called “range anxiety.” The all-electric Tesla Model S already has the... read more March 19, 2015 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

New Porsche Model May Take On Tesla

In the field of electric cars, Volkswagen has lagged behind the competition. Its Audi sub-brand made some headway with the e-tron family of vehicles, but the ride has been... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D Supercharging in Rocklin, California, Feb 2015

The Car Connection's Best Electric Cars To Buy 2015

Electric cars are a revolution in motoring; they're clean and quiet, and the driving experience can be unbelievably fun and perky. Yet they're certainly not viable for every... read more March 4, 2015 by 


 
Apple CarPlay.

Pundits Predict A Silicon Valley Takeover Of The Auto Industry: Are They On To Something?

If you've been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, here are a couple of things you should know: Llamas went on the lam in Arizona and have since been apprehended... read more March 2, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt Vs. Nissan Leaf: Compare Cars

Both of them power their front wheels all or mostly with an electric motor. Both of them plug into a wall socket or charging station to recharge their lithium-ion battery... read more February 23, 2015 by 


 
Liviu Tudoran's "Apple iMove" design study

Of Course Apple Is Building An Autonomous Electric Car. The Question Is: Should It?

Over the weekend, news broke that Apple is seriously investigating the possibility of creating an all-electric, autonomous car. People the world over seemed shocked and awed... read more February 16, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car Production Begins In Michigan In 2016

For those who've gazed upon the cute, chunky, Chevrolet Bolt electric car concept and wondered if it will ever go into production, today's your lucky day. According to Auto... read more February 6, 2015 by 


 
BMW turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine

Report: By 2017, Fewer Than Half Of U.S. Cars Will Run On Conventional Gasoline Engines

If we've learned anything from the rosy, sci-fi predictions that emerged from the Space Race of the mid-20th-century, it's that human beings can be very optimistic when... read more December 31, 2014 by 


 
BMW 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW Adding Plug-In Hybrid Options For Best-Selling Models

Today, BMW announced that it will soon offer plug-in hybrid variants of its most popular models. The news comes in the midst of several unveilings, including a 3-Series... read more December 1, 2014 by 


 
2014 Fiat 500e  -  Quick Drive, September 2014

Six Reasons Why The Fiat 500e Electric Car Beats The Abarth

The Fiat 500e is a rare sight in most parts of the U.S., and as a 'compliance car,' only offered in California and Oregon and aimed to satisfy the framework of... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
Elon Musk Shows Akio Toyoda 2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Tesla & Toyota Getting Back Together?

For several years, Tesla Motors and Toyota had a thing going on. The affair started in 2010, when the two automakers began collaborating on the Toyota RAV4 EV. Last May... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credit applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8

Following In Tesla's Footsteps, BMW Offers To Share Electric Car Technology

Well, this is interesting: according to Auto News, BMW wants to share its electric-car technology with other automakers. Why is that interesting? Because Tesla Motors did... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

2012-2013 Chevy Volt Gets Free Fix For Battery Cooling

GM will offer a free service to owners of 2012-2013 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles, to resolve an issue with battery coolant. Some Volts were not filled with... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 

 
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