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Jaguar’s I-PACE is on the prowl in prime Tesla territory

Jaguar’s I-PACE is on the prowl in prime Tesla territory

Tesla's Model X may be the all-electric SUV to have right now, but Jaguar is keep to usurp that crown, sending its I-PACE EV out in prime Tesla territory. The British automaker's final validation testing has taken it to some of the most electric-friendly streets in California, part of a 1.5m mile shakedown of its production prototypes.

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Aria FXE is a 1,150 HP American hybrid hypercar

Aria FXE is a 1,150 HP American hybrid hypercar

Does the world need another all-American hypercar? Aria Group believes the answer is yes, and the astonishing 1,150 horsepower Aria FXE is its answer. A hybrid with practically more power than it knows what to do with, the outlandish coupe was unveiled this week at the LA Auto Show 2017.

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BMW M boss promises electrification for all cars in 12 years

BMW M boss promises electrification for all cars in 12 years

BMW's M division plans to embrace electrification in a serious way, promising to offer electrified options of its entire M sports car line-up. The German automaker had already announced its ambitious roadmap for electrified cars, saying earlier this year that it wants to have 25 such models by 2025. Now, according to BMW M's chief, the division is pushing even more aggressively.

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Maserati boss: We have one big problem with electric supercars

Maserati boss: We have one big problem with electric supercars

When the "cutting edge" in automotive is electrification, what do you do if you're Maserati and your brand is wrapped up tight with the appeal of gasoline engines? That's the challenge facing the Italian automaker as it continues to carve out a space in the luxury performance high-end, and the question I posed to Reid Bigland, Head of Maserati and Alfa Romeo, this week at the LA Auto Show 2017. As you might expect, the answer is complicated.

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Tesla Model S owner builds Bitcoin mining rig in trunk of car

Tesla Model S owner builds Bitcoin mining rig in trunk of car

Bitcoin is a big deal right now as the value of the cryptocurrency has reached about $10,000. The rub for miners is that the process of mining the Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies consumes lots of electricity. One miner has found an odd way to get free power for his mining rig. He built it in the trunk of his Tesla Model S EV.

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Kia brings 2018 Niro PHEV and 2019 Sorento 3-row to LA

Kia brings 2018 Niro PHEV and 2019 Sorento 3-row to LA

Kia clearly heard that SUVs and crossovers are dominating the LA Auto Show 2017, and brought along two new models - the 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid, and the 2019 Kia Sorento. The 2018 Niro PHEV is Kia's third plug-in model, promising 26 miles of emission-free electric range but with the added reassurance of a gas engine for longer trips and easier refueling. In fact, Kia claims that with gas and electric motors working together, the crossover can go around 560 miles before you'll need to stop.

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5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

What would the modern Land Rover Defender look like? That's something Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on, but startup Bollinger Motors thinks it has got there already. The Bollinger B1 truck may look like the sort of rugged off-roader that could storm through war zones or conquer farmland, but it's also based on a custom electric platform for zero emissions. We caught up with the intriguing truck at the LA Auto Show 2017 to find out more.

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Tesla Model 3 EPA driving range is 310 miles

Tesla Model 3 EPA driving range is 310 miles

One of the most important details of the Tesla Model 3 has now been confirmed with the EPA giving the EV an official driving range. That official range per change is listed as 310 miles making this one of the best lower cost EVs out there. The 310-mile driving range is an EPA estimate based on combined city and highway driving.

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If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

We're on the cusp of an electrification revolution, and if the Volkswagen I.D. trio are anything to go by, we think it's time to bring it on. Joined at the LA Auto Show 2017 today by the new I.D. CROZZ, the line-up of EVs may look different from the outside, but under their sheet metal they share a common architecture. However, Volkswagen's modular electric platform isn't the only theme.

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VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

Volkswagen has brought its electric crossover concept to the LA Auto Show 2017, the VW. I.D. CROZZ, and the little SUV EV is something particularly special. That's because, the German automaker says, while the show car may only be a concept today, the production car will be the first of VW's next-generation EVs to hit US roads.

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Shell teams with automakers for ultra-fast EV charger deployment in Europe

Shell teams with automakers for ultra-fast EV charger deployment in Europe

Shell clearly sees the writing on the wall, at some point in the future EVs will be the most common type of vehicle on the road and the gas stations that populate highways around the world will be replaced with charging stations. Shell has announced that it is teaming up with top automakers in Europe to roll out a network of ultra-fast chargers. The move will get Shell, and parent company Royal Dutch Shell, ahead of its fossil fuel competition in the EV market in Europe.

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Honda Promises EVs that Charge in 15 Minutes by 2022

Honda Promises EVs that Charge in 15 Minutes by 2022

There are some common fears and hesitations when it comes to folks buying EVs. The big one is range anxiety that leads potential EV buyers to worry about not having enough juice to do what they need to do on any given day. Another issue is how long it takes most EV batteries to fully charge.

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