The Videos Car Dealers Hate: Is It 'Haggling' Or 'Negotiating'?


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Car dealers often come in for criticism, especially among electric-car advocates and Tesla Motors supporters who have watched state dealership lobbying groups make Tesla's direct-sales model illegal in a number of states. Since 2010, those lobbyists have been altering state laws originally designed to protect franchise...Read more

Cross-County Electric-Car Trips: Reality For A Few, Getting Closer For Many


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The idea of traveling long distances in electric cars that have to be recharged after only 70 or 80 miles--or even 250 miles--may seem absurd to some. But while even the fastest of DC fast-charging isn't quite as quick as refilling with gasoline, yet, longer road trips in electric cars are possible for a few and on the...Read more

Toyota Too Reveals It Sold Some Tesla Shares, As Daimler Did


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Well, that makes two: Toyota confirmed yesterday that it had sold a portion of its shares in electric-car maker Tesla Motors. The Japanese company's sales appear to have taken place at roughly the same time that German automaker Daimler sold its 4 percent stake in Tesla, adding $780 million in cash to its books. DON'T ...Read more

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco: Quick Drive Of Higher-Gas Mileage Small Turbo Four


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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco is the most fuel-efficient version of the Korean maker's mid-size sedan, aside from its Sonata Hybrid model. And this year, the Sonata Hybrid uses the carryover body from the last-generation model--meaning that if you want the highest-mileage Sonata with the new and more refined design, the...Read more

Daimler Cashes In On Tesla Stock, Sells Share In Electric-Car Maker


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In early 2009, German luxury car maker Daimler effectively saved Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors by purchasing 9.1 percent of the company for a reported $50 million. Now, more than five years later--following a remarkable rise in Tesla's stock price--Daimler has largely cashed out its remaining 4-percent...Read more