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Inspired By Tesla, China Guns For Affordable Electric Car Market

Inspired By Tesla, China Guns For Affordable Electric Car Market
At the year's Beijing Auto Show, BYD rolled out its new entry-level SUV priced at 209,800 yuan ($ 32,360) for the hybrid version that also runs on gasoline. The model is smaller than … Its luxury car design is much different than the family oriented …
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2016 Tesla Model X electric SUV first drive by Model S owner

2016 Tesla Model X electric SUV first drive by Model S owner
Its maker is doing a great job these days of quarantining the new 2016 Tesla Model X electric crossover SUV from unwanted prying eyes. The only folks lucky enough to get up close and personal with the slick, powerful electric SUV are those who've …
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How low oil prices are slamming hybrids and electric cars

How low oil prices are slamming hybrids and electric cars
The cratering price of oil has not only put a stranglehold on oil companies. It's also hammering the sales of electric and hybrid cars. "Fuel efficiency isn't as important to consumers right now as it was when gas was a lot higher," said Akshay Anand …
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Budget 2016: Government emphasizes on hybrid and electric vehicles

Budget 2016: Government emphasizes on hybrid and electric vehicles
This year's Union Budget wasn't particularly bright for the luxury cars and SUV makers given the increase in tax for both sectors. But given the drastic increase in vehicular pollution in the country, the government has taken the yet almost non …
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Ford's four new SUVs will include 'mini utility,' electric models

Ford's four new SUVs will include 'mini utility,' electric models
The basic argument LaNeve laid out for this expansion is this: gas prices are low and will remain low, Millennials don't want to drive the large sedans of their parents' generation, and new SUVs are more fuel efficient so Ford will still be able to hit …
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Mercedes developing EVA platform for four electric vehicles

Mercedes developing EVA platform for four electric vehicles
Since the initial report, the launch order has changed. Now the midsize sedan comes first, followed by a midsized SUV, and they come in 2018 instead of 2019. After that will come the large sedan and large SUV – and the entire line-up will be aimed at …
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KUV100, Imperio, and Verito Electric: Here are Mahindra's all-new cars coming

KUV100, Imperio, and Verito Electric: Here are Mahindra's all-new cars coming
Mahindra has announced that it would be launching a “premium pick-up range” called the Imperio for its small commercial vehicle line. From the looks of it, this could be a replacement to the current Genio. Although no further details have been released …
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GM sees electric future, but pickups, SUV drive profits

GM sees electric future, but pickups, SUV drive profits
By Greg Gardner, Detroit Free Press 11:54 a.m. EDT May 7, 2015 … General Motors declared that the auto industry's future is electric just as Americans' rekindled demand for pickup trucks, SUVs and crossovers are driving the bulk of the automaker's …
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