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KickingTiresLos Angeles-based start-up Coda announced today that it is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy and pulling the plug on its electric vehicle. The news echoes other recent high-profile struggles for EV start-ups like Aptera and perhaps most notably Fisker,...
KickingTiresThe travails continue for Anaheim, Calif.-based Fisker. Executives at the struggling plug-in-vehicle maker met with Congress Wednesday, and new details emerged on Fisker's government dealings. It goes like this. The U.S. Department of Energy approved $529...
KickingTiresDespite reduced gasoline consumption, higher prices at the pump mean Americans are finding themselves with less money to spend elsewhere. That's according to a pair of reports issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Union of Concerned......
KickingTiresTesla on Monday introduced a handful of proprietary quick-charge stations across California, Nevada and Arizona with free charging for Model S owners that spring for the optional hardware. The California automaker disingenuously markets the technology...
KickingTiresNew models will come fast and furious in the 2013-16 model years, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch's annual product pipeline analysis, dubbed the "Car Wars" report. Bank of America sees an above-average level of new model launches starting in......
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KickingTiresThis probably won???t come as much of a surprise to folks who have closely followed Aptera Motors ??? designers of a funky, three-wheeled electric car ??? but it looks like the company is shutting down. Aptera Motors announced today that......
KickingTiresHere's what we have our eye on today: Despite Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne emphasizing "zero political content" from Chrysler's Super Bowl XLVI ad, the two-minute spot featuring actor Clint Eastwood has become a political flashpoint, The Detroit News...
KickingTiresIt's been awhile since we've heard any electric-car news from Chrysler; its ENVI electric car division dissolved when bankruptcy struck the company in 2009. It looks like an alternative-fuel program is back in the form of a fleet of plug-in......
KickingTiresThe Texas House of Representatives has approved a bill that would raise the speed limit to 85 mph on some highways. If approved by the state???s Senate, which the chamber is considering, Texas would have the highest speed limits in......
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KickingTiresAs gas prices remain high, car shoppers are beginning to reconsider their priorities when choosing their next vehicle, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The federal department conducted a survey this month asking respondents to select the most...
KickingTiresChrysler and the U.S. Department of Energy are developing a radical prototype engine that burns a combination of gasoline and diesel fuels that could help Chrysler and other automakers meet future fuel economy targets, according to a presentation given...
KickingTiresCummins, a major manufacturer of diesel engines, Nissan and the U.S. Department of Energy are joining forces to bring new fuel-efficiency technology to the half-ton pickup truck market, according to PickupTrucks.com. The group is working on a 220-...
Tags: Toyota, Diesel Fuel, Energy, California, Honda
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