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California demands electric cars from more manufacturers

California demands electric cars from more manufacturers

California has gained a reputation as one of the scripted governmental bodies in the world when it comes to the environment, and like it or not, there's no denying that its legislation drives green technology. At the moment the top six automakers in the state - Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda and Nissan - are required to sell a certain number of all-electric or fuel-cell cars every year. California has updated its mandate so that by 2018, any automaker that sells 20,000 vehicles or more in the state will also be held accountable.

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Chrysler group unveils industry’s first in-vehicle wireless charging solution

Chrysler group unveils industry’s first in-vehicle wireless charging solution

There've been wireless charging solutions to use at home or in the office for a while now. I think most of us are familiar with these solutions that use a special case or battery door on your smartphone allowing you to set it down on charging plate to recharge the battery without having to fiddle with wires. For the most part, we have always had to fiddle with wires and DC adapters in the car, but Chrysler Group LLC is changing that.

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Chrysler does handbrake turn: $183m income after 2010’s losses

Chrysler does handbrake turn: $183m income after 2010’s losses

Chrysler has apparently done the impossible, turning around dire losses of $652m in 2010 to make $183m in income in 2011, with operating profit doubling to $2bn. Announcing its full year 2011 figures today, the car firm even managed to choke down a $551m debt payment in Q2, and still exceeded operating profit against the previous year by 2.5x. It's not from selling a huge increase in cars, either.

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