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BMW i3 recall affects every US car and freezes sales

BMW i3 recall affects every US car and freezes sales

BMW is recalling every single BMW i3 it has sold in the US, and has been forced to freeze sales after crash test concerns. The car, which is sold in pure-electric and gas-electric hybrid forms, has been on sale in the US since 2014, with new model year 2018 i3 cars due to show up in dealerships imminently. Now, though, nobody will be able to buy them.

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Tesla Roadster “special option package” will make it even faster

Tesla Roadster “special option package” will make it even faster

The new Tesla Roadster may still be three years out, but Elon Musk just can't resist the urge to tease us about higher-performance versions. The seductive red convertible was the surprise guest at Tesla's electric truck reveal last week, with the Tesla Semi opening up to reveal the brand new EV supercar.

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4 Tesla Roadster alternatives you can drive today

4 Tesla Roadster alternatives you can drive today

So the new Tesla Roadster has you gripped. There's $200k burning a hole in your pocket - or $250k, if you want to be among the first 1,000 owners - and you're all set to put down your deposit and join the waiting list. Problem is, Tesla isn't going to start making them until 2020, and that's assuming no delays between then and now. If you're in the market for some electrified sports car action while you wait, what are your options? Fret not, eco-racer, I've got you covered.

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The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations

The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations

The new Tesla Semi has already found some high-profile buyers, with Walmart and more confirming they've placed reservations for the all-electric truck. Unveiled last night, the Tesla Semi does away with traditional diesel engines altogether and, like the California automaker's cars, replaces them with high-powered electric motors. The big pitch is zero-emissions shipping and less maintenance.

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Tesla Roadster: 5 fast facts about Elon Musk’s electric supercar

Tesla Roadster: 5 fast facts about Elon Musk’s electric supercar

As "one more thing" surprises go, Elon Musk's unexpected reveal of the new Tesla Roadster was a move that would make Steve Jobs proud. After all, we knew a new Tesla Roadster was coming, we just didn't know to expect to see it quite so soon - and certainly not right after the EV-maker made its big pitch for the Tesla Semi truck. Missed the late-night announcement? Here are five fast facts to get you up to speed.

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This is the new Tesla Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

This is the new Tesla Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

Elon Musk promised a surprise at the Tesla Semi reveal, and this is it: the all-new Tesla Roadster. Set to hit the roads in 2020, the brand new car is a nod to the automaker's origins, the original Roadster, the all-electric convertible which started Musk & Co. on their path to making electrification the sexiest way to get from A to B.

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Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla has revealed the Tesla Semi, the electric car company's first truck, and as you'd expect it's quite the vehicle. Designed to transport up to 80,000 pounds - the maximum permitted on US highways - it can't quite escape Tesla CEO Elon Musk's obsession with electric speed. That makes for some fairly crazy figures.

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid priced up with 110 MPGe

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid priced up with 110 MPGe

Honda has priced up the 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, the gas-electric version of its mid-sized sedan. Though the car may be almost visually identical to the Clarity Fuel Cell, the hydrogen-powered car that Honda launched in limited markets earlier this year, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will undoubtedly be appealing to a greater number of drivers, with its more familiar powertrain.

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Super-sized Tesla Supercharger stations go live

Super-sized Tesla Supercharger stations go live

Tesla might be building up to its big electric truck reveal tonight, but at the same time it's also readying its largest ever Supercharger stations in the US. Two of the new, supersized charging stations have reportedly come online, both in California, and offering Tesla drivers more capacity and a nicer place to wait.

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6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't believe in making his life easy. Model 3 production may only be slowly ramping up now, but that hasn't stopped the electric-obsessed automaker from holding a whizz-bang launch for its next product, the Tesla truck. It's a chance today to finally see the vehicle that Musk has promised will revolutionize haulage: here are the big questions he needs to answer.

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GM just teased this electric crossover in its EV grand plan

GM just teased this electric crossover in its EV grand plan

General Motors has given a brief glimpse of its upcoming electric crossover, the Bolt EV based vehicle that could kick the automaker's zero-emissions sales into the mainstream. The concept was shown during GM CEO Mary Barra's appearance at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference today, as part of a broader roadmap of green and autonomous motoring.

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RAESR Tachyon Speed electric hypercar makes 3650 lb-ft of torque

RAESR Tachyon Speed electric hypercar makes 3650 lb-ft of torque

The folks over at RAESR have been working on a new electric hypercar and they put in all the torques. All of them. The car makes 3,650 lb-ft of torque and over 1250hp thanks to six direct drive electric motors. All that power pushes a low slung hypercar that looks like a jet fighter and has an odd tandem seating configuration for driver and passenger.

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