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Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

EVs and the Environment: The Discussion Continues Last summer, California highway police pulled over pop star Justin Bieber as he sped through Los Angeles in an attempt to shake the paparazzi. He was driving a hybrid electric car—not just any hybrid, mind you, but a chrome-plated Fisker Karma, a US $100 000 plug-in h ... Continue reading

Today We're Spotlighting Big Oil's Favorite Alternative Fuel - Electricity +VIDEO

Today We're Spotlighting Big Oil's Favorite Alternative Fuel - Electricity +VIDEO

Clean, efficient, cheap; what's there not to love? No wonder the oil industry and their star spokespeople support electric-powered cars...There's one other thing that makes electric the favorite alternative non-fossil fuel: There's no chance that it will ever replace gasoline and diesel for decades and decades (if ever ... Continue reading

Tesla First Quarter 2019: Electrifying Loss

Tesla First Quarter 2019: Electrifying Loss

"Everyone expected a Q1 loss for Tesla, but nobody expected it to be this big. What’s interesting is how there really isn’t a single, substantial factor driving this. ... Continue reading

Ford Invests $500 Million In Rivian For Strategic Partnership With Startup Electric Platform Designer

Ford Invests $500 Million In Rivian For Strategic Partnership With Startup Electric Platform Designer

Rivian today announced an equity investment of $500 million from Ford Motor Company. In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford’s growing EV portfolio using Rivian’s skateboard platform. ... Continue reading

LMC At NY Auto Show

LMC At NY Auto Show

New York Auto Show unveils new models ranging from a Small Toyota to a Compact Cadillac and a Large Mercedes-Benz New York is synonymous with Broadway shows, skyscrapers, Wall Street and Central Park. Cars, on the other hand, tend to evoke the city’s traffic jams or its iconic yellow cabs. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Fuel Cell Models Circumnavigate Planet More Than 300 Times, Emissions-free

Hyundai Fuel Cell Models Circumnavigate Planet More Than 300 Times, Emissions-free

Celebrating Earth Day 2019, Hyundai’s U.S.-market fuel cell SUVs, the NEXO fuel cell SUV and the Tucson fuel cell SUV, together have accumulated more than 7.5 million miles, all while emitting only clean water vapor. This cumulative distance is the equivalent of circumnavigating the Earth’s surface more than 300 ti ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus RX 350 Review By John Heilig

2019 Lexus RX 350 Review By John Heilig

I have owned (and enjoyed) driving our family's 2010 RX 450h over the past 9 years and brag that its the best car I have ever owned. Recently I had the opportunity to road test the long wheel base three row versions of both the RX and the RX450hL Hybrid. Both are virtually identical with MPG also about the same 25 MPG ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

NY Auto Show; World Car Awards; Ward's Inside Story; Lincoln Corsair; Autobrake Stops; Ford and Mahindra Developing; Dieselgate Continues; European Car Sales Sputter; Mazda and Dodge Recalls; Park For Off-roaders; 1000th F-1 GP; Dakar Back To Africa; Cars2Go Mercedes Went; Notre Dame Rebuild Fund Helped By Nissan ... Continue reading

NIRO EV NAMED CAR OF THE YEAR BY POPULAR MECHANICS

NIRO EV NAMED CAR OF THE YEAR BY POPULAR MECHANICS

Performance, Practicality, Packaging—All Factors in Win “Amazing, Fantastic, Totally Normal Electric Car,” says revered magazine From road trips to running around, Niro EV impresses PM editors NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 — Kia Motors America (KMA) is pleased to announce that the Niro EV was selected “Car of the ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe by Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief I had the honor of being part of the CAR magazine team which presented the Car of the Year trophy to Sir William Lyons, boss of Jaguar back in 1969. Things have changed somewhat but my association to the great marque is as great as ever. ... Continue reading

Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the X-NV Concept at Auto Shanghai 2019

Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the X-NV Concept at Auto Shanghai 2019

The X-NV Concept developed jointly by Honda Motor China Technology Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Honda is a concept model for the first mass-production EV model Dongfeng Honda will introduce exclusively to the Chinese market. ... Continue reading

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 35 years later By Larry Nutson Executive Producer and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_4779) The Pacifica plug-in Hybrid has a battery-powered all-electric range of 32 miles. When it arrived for my evaluation drive the battery charge was depleted after its 45 mile trip to ... Continue reading

Electric Cars Cause Another Great Generational Divide

Electric Cars Cause Another Great Generational Divide

NEW YORK--Like the arrival of the smartphone, electric cars are causing a generational divide. According to a new study from the ‘Drive Change. ... Continue reading

THE ETHANOL PAPERS - Massive 600-Page Book Provides "The Whole Story On Ethanol Fuel" Read it FREE

THE ETHANOL PAPERS - Massive 600-Page Book Provides "The Whole Story On Ethanol Fuel" Read it FREE

THE ETHANOL PAPERS is a rough-and-tumble, no holds-barred examination of the ethanol vs. gasoline issue. ... Continue reading

KIA HABANIRO CONCEPT HEATS UP NEW YORK

KIA HABANIRO CONCEPT HEATS UP NEW YORK

“The Everything Car” or ECEVBold, imaginative design and high-tech features combine to present the future of automotive interactionToday Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled its vision of the future of electric vehicles and it’s hot. And spicy. The HabaNiro concept is a fully-electric, all-wheel drive, four-seat won ... Continue reading

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