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Big Auto Begging To Pollute More — Electric Cars Too Clean 😪

While the administration just finalized its reduction in vehicle efficiency from 5 percent per year to no better than a measly 1.5 percent per year (despite their own evidence showing how bad it is for the country), that hasn’t stopped the auto industry from seeking even further reductions

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Cars We Remember column: Reader discusses his 265-V8 55 Chevy and a persistent oil leak

It is noted that the high mounted oil filter did not hold one quart, or it drained back into the oil pan when the car sat for any length of time. If you don’t find the leak when you pull the intake …

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IAA 2019 — Thoughts On The Future Of German Compact Family Cars

The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung), was a strange and different experience compared to the last time I was there. The road trip in itself was a +1000 mile long and very satisfying experience in my Tesla Model 3, which I will dedicate another post to cover. In the following article, though, I will try to put into words the puzzling buzz of change in the realm of passenger cars from a consumer perspective

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Indonesian Road Test Finds Palm Oil Biofuel ‘Safe’ for Cars

Indonesia said it conducted the world’s longest road test using diesel blended with 30% palm oil, and the results showed that the biofuel is safe for cars. The country, which is the No. 1 producer of …

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How Tesla’s Path To Self-Driving Cars Is Different From Others

The race to fully autonomous vehicles is on. In April, Elon Musk declared that Tesla should have over a million level 5 autonomous vehicles manufactured by 2020. To clarify, that means over a million cars equipped with the necessary hardware capable of driving with no help from a driver. That’s contingent, of course, on the software being ready. In addition, government approvals will be necessary (read: mandatory) long before self-driving Teslas will be commonplace

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520+ Electric Cars Are 1st To Cross Montreal’s New Samuel de Champlain Bridge

Over 500 electric cars enjoyed the honor of being the first to cross the Samuel de Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Canada, which opened at 5:00 am on Monday, June 24th. This special bridge-crossing EV parade was organized by Club Tesla Quebec and 

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Indonesia starts testing 30% biodiesel in cars amid push to boost palm oil consumption

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Thursday began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast …

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Who’s Behind The War On Electric Cars?

Powerful forces, led by the Koch Brothers and the fossil fuel industry, are attacking electric car tax credits and advocating for higher fees on EVs. Push back. Call your elected officials today.

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Four train cars derail, leak diesel oil in South Baltimore, officials say

Four CSX freight train cars derailed and overturned, causing diesel oil to leak in the Mount Winans neighborhood in South Baltimore on Sunday night. Firefighters responded to the derailment in the …

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BMW Trio Of Electric Cars Test Inside The Arctic Circle, 600km Range Claimed For Two

bmw electric car testingBMW has released photos of tks iX3, i4 and iNext winter testing inside the Arctic Circle. The i4 and iNext are said to each have 600 kilometers of range.

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