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Categories: Hybrid / Green

Nevada Demands Collateral Before Approving Faraday Future Plant Incentives

On: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 2:37PM | By: Carl Malek


Nevada Demands Collateral Before Approving Faraday Future Plant Incentives test 1-1

Nevada's state government wants to strike a deal with Faraday Future regarding plant incentives, but the state has demanded collateral from the upstart firm before it moves forward with approving anymore infrastructure improvement bonds. The new demand comes after comments by the state treasurer, Dan Schwartz, who fears that Leshi, a key backer for Faraday Future, may not have the money to actually fund the plant, according to a report by Automotive News.


EPA Considering Measure To Make Volkswagen Build EVs in the U.S.

On: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 12:41PM | By: Carl Malek


EPA Considering Measure To Make Volkswagen Build EVs in the U.S. test 1-1

Volkswagen currently faces the prospect of enduring one of the biggest punishments ever dealt to an automaker, due to dieselgate. But, if a new report is to be believed, a new twist is in store for the beleaguered German car firm.


Lawsuit Filed Against Mercedes-Benz For Dirty Diesels

On: Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 6:18PM | By: Carl Malek


Lawsuit Filed Against Mercedes-Benz For Dirty Diesels test 1-1

In the wake of the ongoing scandal involving Volkswagen and its emissions cheating software, various environmental agencies have increased their scrutiny on other automakers across the board. It appears that another automaker is now in the legal crosshairs; Mercedes-Benz is the defendant in a lawsuit that alleges its BlueTEC diesels are cheating emissions tests too.


Audi Shifts Focus, Puts More Priority On EV Models Versus Niche Models

On: Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 8:13AM | By: Carl Malek


Audi Shifts Focus, Puts More Priority On EV Models Versus Niche Models test 1-1

Like other brands in the greater Volkswagen empire, Audi has been dealt a sizeable blow by the ever growing Dieselgate scandal. As a result of this unforeseen blow, Audi revealed that it is shifting the focus of its research and development budget to projects to bring more green vehicles to the marketplace including the production version of the Q6 e-tron.


 

Tesla Preparing Model X-Themed Facelift For Model S?

On: Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 12:57PM | By: Carl Malek


Tesla Preparing Model X-Themed Facelift For Model S? test 1-1

Tesla is preparing a much needed refresh for its state of the art Model S sedan, but a new report suggests that the updates could share their theme with the brand's recently launched Model X crossover; it would also serve as a new chapter in the company's evolving styling language.


GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Models Begin Rollout Onto Dealer Lots

On: Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 4:32PM | By: Carl Malek


GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Models Begin Rollout Onto Dealer Lots test 1-1

Following complications that arose from a "final validation" problem, General Motors revealed that it has begun shipments of the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado diesel variants to dealers, which should help enhance the duo's already impressive sales momentum.


Lexus CT 200h To Be Redesigned For 2017

On: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 1:34PM | By: Carl Malek


Lexus CT 200h To Be Redesigned For 2017 test 1-1

With all the news surrounding the rest of Lexus' model lineup, the CT 200h has largely been the lonely model stuck in a holding pattern, watching as its brand mates get updated all around it. However, if a new report is true, the little hatchback will finally get its chance to be in the spotlight and get updated just in time for the 2017 model year.


Porsche Gives Green Light To Electric Mission E Sedan Production

On: Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 2:28PM | By: Carl Malek


Porsche Gives Green Light To Electric Mission E Sedan Production test 1-1

In a bid to comply with stricter emissions standards, Porsche has reportedly given the green light for a production version of the E-Sedan concept which will allow the brand to enter a whole new frontier of the automotive market.


BMW Preparing i8 Spyder?

On: Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 7:09AM | By: Carl Malek


BMW Preparing i8 Spyder? test 1-1

BMW's i8 supercar has certainly done an excellent job in serving as a rolling technological showcase for the brand's new i8 lineup of fuel efficient vehicles. However, if a new report is to be believed, the Bavarian company is putting the final touches on a droptop Spyder version that could make its debut at an auto show in the near future.


Lamborghini Urus To Recieve Twin-Turbocharged V8

On: Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 10:07AM | By: Carl Malek


Lamborghini Urus To Recieve Twin-Turbocharged V8 test 1-1

A new report reveals that the Lamborghini Urus will make history by being the first Lamborghini product to arrive with a production twin turbocharged V8.


Lamborghini To Celebrate Founder's Birthday With Limited Production Supercar

On: Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:55AM | By: Carl Malek


Lamborghini To Celebrate Founder's Birthday With Limited Production Supercar test 1-1

Lamborghini has big plans for the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March, when, if a recent batch of new reports are to be believed, the Italian sportscar company will unveil an all-new limited-production supercar to help celebrate the birthday of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini.