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    Report: 2014 Chevy Volt starts production July 15, offers dark new colors

    Electric Francophiles looking to continue their July 14 Bastille Day festivities might be comforted to know that the party can run right into the following day when General Motors will celebrate the first 2014 Chevrolet Volt models rolling off the assembly line. Yes, July 15 will mark the day ...

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    Official: Cadillac emphasizes sportiness, 'engaging driving dynamics' of upcoming ELR

    Cadillac is mounting big-old 20-inch wheels on its 2014 ELR extended-range plug-in that is debuting early next year, but the General Motors division is doing a lot more than that to make sure the 4,000-pound car stays steady on the road. Cadillac says the ELR's suspension will adjust 500 ...

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    Report: Fisker may get $350 million bid from China's Dongfeng

    Fisker Automotive may receive a $350 million acquisition bid from China-based automaker Dongfeng Motor Corp., Bloomberg says, citing people familiar with the process. Dongfeng would buy about 85 percent of the California-based maker of the $100,000 Karma extended-range plug-in, the wire service ...

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    Official: Fisker raises another $100 million in private funding for Karma production, marketing

    The optimist would say "a hundred million down." The pessimist would add, "...and about 235 million to go." Either way, Fisker Automotive took a pretty good bite out of the federal government's planned line of credit that the California-based automaker can't access because of production delays ...

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    Report: Infiniti Emerg-E not going into production

    In case there was ever any doubt, the Emerg-E extended-range plug-in supercar from Infiniti won't really, uh, emerge. The new head of the Nissan luxury badge says the Emerg-E won't be built as a production vehicle, UK publication Autocar reports, citing Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen's ...

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    Report: Mercedes will sell extended-range B-Class in U.S.

    Mercedes-Benz plans on selling the B-Class extended-range plug-in vehicle that it premiered last September at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in the U.S., Automotive News reports, citing an interview with Joachim Schmidt, head of the German automaker's sales and marketing division. A ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt is paid for and fueled by solar power

    This story should be enough to – at the very least – give Chevrolet Volt detractors pause: a solar-powered home that pays its owner delicious double dividends. An Orlando, FL man used the cash from selling solar-panel-generated electricity back to the grid as a down payment for ...


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