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April 1, 2019

New transmission makes 2020 Hyundai Elantra more fuel efficient

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra will be a frugal compact car when it goes on sale later this year. The EPA last week said that Hyundai's compact sedan will return estimated 31 mpg city, 41 highway, 35 combined with the addition of a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) to the Elantra lineup.

Driving in New York may be (even more) expensive soon

Driving in the Big Apple could take a big bite out of wallets soon.

GM electric car federal tax credit cut in half Monday, Chevy Bolt EV price won't change

On April 1, General Motors' federal electric car tax credit will be cut in half from up to $7,500 to $3,750. It leaves the Chevy Bolt EV without full federal incentives against rival electric cars.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

From Motor Authority:

First drive review: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI channels GTI better than ever

The Tail of the Dragon sits at, or near, the top of any list of great driving roads in America. This 11-mile ribbon of U.S. Highway 129 between Tennessee and North Carolina entices enthusiasts with more than 300 turns and 1,000 feet of elevation change. Unfortunately, it also attracts Harley-Davidson riders out for a cruise, campers trundling along, and bicycle riders peddling away among the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Hot Wheels introduces Roborace self-driving race car model

Roborace has plans to take humans out of the cockpit in a futuristic machine-versus-machine race series, but before that happens, it's putting its Robocars in the hands of people—quite literally.

McLaren Senna GTR set for dynamic debut at 2019 Goodwood Members’ Meeting

The McLaren Senna is a wild, track-focused hypercar. That much is clear.

President Obama inspects the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

President Obama inspects the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

From Green Car Reports:

Obama, buy that Volt!

Our current President, Donald Trump, has made it abundantly clear where he stands on electric cars.

New electric motor could eliminate transmissions

It isn’t just batteries that are making big strides in electric cars.

Grove launches hydrogen fuel-cell car brand in China

China is the world's largest market for cars—especially electric cars.

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