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'Saudi Arabia of Lithium' To Produce Batteries By 2016

'Saudi Arabia of Lithium' To Produce Batteries By 2016

Whether you’re concerned about national security or have green motivations as well, you might be eagerly awaiting electric cars and plug-ins in hopes of escaping your reliance on OPEC and foreign oil, but as of late there’s been plenty of coverage suggesting that future battery supply could be... read more

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2010 Fisker Karma

2010 Fisker Karma To Make Track Debut At Monterey Historics

Fisker Automotive will show its Karma Plug-In Hybrid sedan driving under its own power for the first time—on a racetrack. The powertrain debut will be more than a... read more July 24, 2009 by 0


 
Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint

Over 5 Million Charging Points On The Way To Support Plug-In Vehicle Infrastructure

We've talked a good bit about plug-in hybrids, fully electric vehicles, and the hurdles they'll have to jump before being fully embraced by consumers. Among the biggest of... read more June 24, 2009 by 0


 
Jaguar XE Roadster teaser

Jaguar XE Roadster: A Hybrid In The Works?

It'll be at least two years before the Jaguar XE roadster makes its debut, but here at TCC, many of us are already giddy with anticipation. That's partially because, hey... read more June 15, 2009 by 0


 
money

Is A Higher Gas Tax The Way To Pay For Road Repair?

Every now and then, one of our posts sparks a nice online discussion. Typical topics: the fate of General Motors after the government bailout, whether hybrid cars are for... read more June 11, 2009 by 1


 
2008 Prius Plug-in Hybrid prototype

Toyota Hit Hardest By New California Emissions Standards

Yesterday, Toyota announced that it will launch a fleet of plug-in hybrids later in 2009. The company's timing couldn't have been better. California's new emissions... read more June 5, 2009 by 0


 
Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

Toyota Prius-Based Plug-In Hybrid: Coming To An Outlet Near You

Not news: Toyota's developing a plug-in hybrid based on the third-generation Toyota Prius. News: Toyota is releasing 500 of them into the wild by the end of 2009. Of that... read more June 4, 2009 by 2


 
2009 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Plugs In To A Chunk Of Government Cash

You might think Chrysler would be doubled over in pain these days, given all the tsoris of bankruptcy court. But in fact, the company is holding its head high and has... read more May 27, 2009 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Toyota to GM: No Hybrid Tech For You!

Toyota isn't going to help GM with its hybrid technology. Shocker! But these days anything is possible, and Toyota does have licensing relationships with Ford and Nissan for... read more May 26, 2009 by 1


 
Enertia Motors' Enertia Car

Link Love From The Car Connection: Fiat's American Lineup, X-Prize Autos, And Cash-For-Clunkers Rocks (In Germany)

Way outside the box -- We've all heard of the Progressive Automotive X Prize competition, which is giving $10 million to the first team to build a vehicle that can (a) get... read more May 6, 2009 by 1


 
Kia Forte hybrid unveiled

Kia Shows Off Forte Hybrid, Plans For Hydrogen Fuel Cell And Plug-In Vehicles

  Not to be outdone by Nissan's fairly jaw-dropping announcement of EVs and infrastructure earlier this week, Kia unveiled its new Forte hybrid yesterday. It's a liquefied... read more March 25, 2009 by 3


 
2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

Ford Celebrates Production Of 100,000th Hybrid SUV

Further proving that Ford is the one domestic carmaker that understands the brave new world of automaking, today its Kansas City assembly plant spit out their 100,000th... read more March 10, 2009 by 5


 
Jon Lauckner, VP of Global Program Management at GM

GM, CMU: Who's Right About The Electric Car? (Hint: Neither)

A week ago, Carnegie Mellon University issued a report that said long- and mid-range electric cars are "not cost effective in any scenario". Their rationale? The expense of... read more March 5, 2009 by 25


 

 
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