Tesla Model X Caught On Video In Acceleration, Cornering Tests

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Thank heavens for the Interwebs, which have now surfaced a video of a Tesla Model X electric SUV being tested in the San Francisco Bay Area. There's just over 60 seconds of footage of what's clearly a Model X, with camouflage patterns covering the details of its bodywork. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model S P85D 'Insane' Mode: N...Read more

New, Smaller Porsche Four-Door Sedan To Be Electric Only: Rumor

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It's pretty clear by now that the German luxury automakers, at first startled and shocked by the all-electric Tesla Model S, plan to fight back. But the latest report out of Germany--and it's still nothing more than a rumor--is the most indicative of how seriously one of them takes the competition. DON'T MISS: Audi, BM...Read more

GM To Fit CVTs To Many Car Models For Higher Fuel Economy

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Most car buyers don't think a lot about transmissions. In the U.S., more than 9 out of 10 of them opt for an automatic, and that's that. But transmission technology turns out to be one of the major ways automakers are boosting gas mileage to meet tougher fuel-economy rules. And it appears GM is about to make a major tr...Read more

Tesla Transparency On Orders, Sales, Production Fades: Do Owners, Investors Care?

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On February 11, electric-car maker Tesla Motors will release its 2014 earnings and hold a conference call for financial analysts to discuss them. If recent patterns hold, the company won't disclose a number of the important operating metrics that reveal how well it's doing. In fact, over the last two years, Tesla has ...Read more

2016 BYD Tang: Plug-In Hybrid SUV Is First Of Four To Come

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It's been more than six years since fabled investor Warren Buffet bought 10 percent of BYD Autos, one of the few independent Chinese automakers. At that time, the company had big plans to become China's largest producer of plug-in electric vehicles--and then export them to the U.S. DON'T MISS: BYD Plans Electric Super...Read more