Michigan Gov Snyder Signs Anti-Tesla Bill Called 'Corrupt Politics At Its Worst'


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As expected, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers online in the state. The bill removes one word--"its"--from existing state franchise law, which had originally been enacted to prevent franchised dealers from competition by the au...Read more

Plug-In Hybrids Are The Best Competitors To Fuel-Cell Vehicles: Here's Why


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With the imminent unveiling of the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle, and the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell already on sale, you can expect to hear a lot more about hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the coming months. Initially they will be offered only in very low numbers, and restricted to Southern California, where the state and the...Read more

Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Coming Next Year, Kia Optima Too


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While the 2015 Hyundai Sonata is a completely redesigned vehicle for the new model year, the Sonata Hybrid for 2015 continues to use the previous-generation body. This has led to a certain amount of speculation about what direction Hyundai plans to take with its hybrid program. Now, it appears that the company will lau...Read more

MetLife: Free Charging At Work For Electric Car-Driving Employees


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Even Snoopy and the Peanuts gang are getting into electric cars these days. The long-time mascot of insurance company MetLife adorns dozens of plug-in electric vehicle charging stations the company has installed at every one of its 14 company-owned and operated sites in the U.S. DON'T MISS: Why Electric-Car Charging A...Read more

EPA To Tighten Gas-Mileage Test Rules, Audit More Ratings From Carmakers


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The EPA plans to audit more of the gas-mileage test data submitted by carmakers, and tighten its rules for that testing, after fuel-economy ratings on almost 20 recent models proved to be too high and had to be reduced. The move follows the highly publicized rollbacks of gas-mileage ratings over the last two years by F...Read more