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    Official: Tesla announces 'infinite mile warranty' for Model S EV drive unit

    Tesla Motors has a way with words. From Superchargers to 'auto pilot,' Tesla likes to set itself apart by calling things other things. What, fast charging and autonomous drive not good enough for ya? The same thing just happened with the announcement of a new 'infinite mile warranty' for the ...

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    Official: Nissan Leaf EV ready for certified pre-owned program

    Consider this week a cosmic passing of the torch. As legendary Southern California auto dealer Cal Worthington (sans his dog Spot) left this world for that great dealership in the sky, Nissan was making preparations for its all-electric Leaf to make its debut in the realm where good 'ol Cal ...

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    Official: Tesla announces 'World's Best Service and Warranty Program,' hints at future 500-mile battery

    Tesla Motors has just revealed the latest edition of it 5-part announcement trilogy. Whereas the previous first installment had to do with the company's new leasing program, this episode is all about service and warranty, comes gift-wrapped in the glittery descriptor of "World's Best," and is ...

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    Nissan Leaf battery warranty upgraded in US, first to cover capacity loss

    Nissan has announced that it is going to offer a bit more security to Leaf owners than soothing words and lemon buybacks when it comes to degrading battery capacity. In a note published on My Nissan Leaf (and available below), Andy Palmer, Nissan's executive vice president, writes about a new ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S requires $600 annual service plan to keep warranty active

    It appears that Tesla's new $600-per-year service program for its Model S is not going over well with some of the owners and wait-listers. David Noland, a Model S reservation holder and freelance writer, has dug into it the details and clarified the one he's finding most annoying. And as it turns ...

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    Official: Hyundai offers 'lifetime battery replacement guarantee' for Sonata Hybrid

    Hyundai is complementing its standard 10-year, 100,000-mile warranty by adding a "lifetime battery replacement guarantee" for the Sonata Hybrid, the only hybrid the South Korean automaker sells. Hyundai said Monday that, in the event of breakdown of the Sonata Hybrid's lithium polymer battery, ...

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    GridPoint rep: How battery leases can help increase electric vehicle ownership

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    Some automakers are toying with the idea of leasing the batteries of their electric vehicles (EVs) when they sell their wares on the market (Think, for example). Others, like Nissan, have decided that this arrangement is too complicated and just ...

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    A few dozen biodiesel fun facts

    Biodiesel fans, get out your notebooks. The Pasadena Weekly got a bunch of government information from the Iowa State Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and came up with a list of a few dozen biodiesel fun facts. Here are a few things I didn't know before:- A bushel of soybeans can ...


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