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    Read This: Beating Tesla's coast-to-coast time in a Model S
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    A Tesla Model S. A race across the country. An average driving speed of 63 miles per hour. Now which part of that doesn't jibe? A pair of drivers from Edmunds.com has set out to beat Tesla Motors' own cross-country time record by taking a Model S from Los Angeles (technically, Redondo Beach) to ...

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    Study: Tesla Model S is a big hit among the Silicon Valley, Hamptons set
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    Stand up (or rattle your jewelry) if you're from Water Mill, NY. Be proud, Hamptons dwellers, for you're the only community outside of California where the Tesla Model S is making a real dent in overall new car sales, says Edmunds. Of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in the US, eight of them have the ...

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    Video: Yes, you can get your hand stuck in Tesla Model S door handles [w/video]
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    If anyone needed more proof that there's a certain level of obsession regarding the Tesla Model S, we have exactly the video for you. See, Edmunds has a long-term Model S and there is some discussion there over whether the car's slide-out-as-you-approach door handles are a good or a bad thing. ...

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    Study: California leads in green car sales, but there are surprises on the lists
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    A recent study of new car registrations by Edmunds reveals that some big car-buying states aren't as interested in electric or gas-electric hybrids as other states. It's no surprise that California – the Number One car-buying state – is the top green car buyer as well. A large number ...

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    Story of a Decade: compact cars gain weight, become more fuel efficient
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    Over the last decade, compact cars have ballooned in size. How much? On average, compact cars sold in the U.S. are 549 pounds heavier and sit on a wheelbase that's 6.4 inches longer than those sold here ten years ago, according to analysis by Edmunds.com. With that added weight comes the need for ...

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    Edmunds: long-term, real-world MPG update shows you can get just 26 mpg in a Prius
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    The good people over at Edmunds Inside Line maintain a fleet of test vehicles for their flogging pleasure. And they've just released the latest fuel economy numbers from their real-world tests. Not surprisingly, the 2004 Toyota Prius came in first place overall averaging 41.0 miles per gallon. ...

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    Better Place, Coulomb win Edmund's Green Car Breakthrough award
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    Several potential recipients lined up for Edmunds.com first ever Green Car Breakthrough Award. Those in contention for the award included automakers such as Nissan, General Motors and Ford as well as several companies that are pioneers in the electric vehicle industry like Better Place and ...

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    Long-Term Thinking: "Cost to Own" mindset grabs hold
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    So many things are changing in the new automotive reality, it's hard to know where to start. Everything from the kind of hose we connect to our cars (liquid filled? electric?) to the sounds the vehicles make is different now than it used to ...

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    Empire Strikes Back: White House calls out Edmunds on Clunkers story, Edmunds responds
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    The facts in the case of the White House versus Edmunds are essentially indisputable – but they are open for interpretation. The federal government's $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program generated 690,000 sales by providing $3,500 and $4,500 vouchers to car buyers who turned in their ...

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    Surprise: Edmunds analysis indicates correlation between gas prices and hybrid shopping
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    Edmunds.com is one of the go-to sites on the net when people are shopping for a car and they want to compare specs and prices without having to visit a dozen different car dealers. With all visits they get, Edmunds has a lot of data on what people are looking for and when. With all that data stored ...

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    Edmunds editor Karl Brauer offers a brief opinion on batteries for electric cars
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    Karl Brauer, Editor in Chief at Edmund's has his own blog on the site, and in the latest installment, he highlights an electric motorcycle that I have heard about before, the Killacycle. What I did not know is that the cycle is capable of making a run to sixty from a standing stop in 1.4 seconds. ...

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    MotorcycleUSA rides the Can-Am Spyder and hosts a video. Bonus: Car and Driver, Edmunds and AMA reviews.
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    We have been following the release of the Can-Am Spyder since we first heard about it, and now we have an online ride review to digest. If you have any interest in this 3-wheeled vehicle, it would be a good idea to click here and read their three page report, and then click here to watch the video ...

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    When owning a hybrid begins to make cents
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    According to Edmunds.com, a hybrid costs between $1,200 and $7,000 more than its gas-consuming counterpart, so it comes a no surprise that people often buy hybrids for reasons other than saving money. Last February, Edmunds conducted a survey and found the top five factors were:1) To make a ...

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    Honda's Hybrid CR-V Not Going to Happen
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    I'd heard rumors that Honda's next project would be a hybrid CR-V. I was excited about it, too--Americans don't seem to be willing to give up their SUVs, and thought that it was about time that Honda joined the ranks of Ford and Toyota to produce a bigger hybrid. However, a source at Edmunds says ...

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    Hybrid videos and buying tips
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    If reading about hybrids isn’t enough for you, then perhaps the collection of videos over at Edmunds.com (a car buying information guide) will suit you. The site has the following videos online: First test-drives of the new Toyota Camry and the Lexus RX400h, tests of the Lexus GS450h and ...

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