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New BMW Mini Cooper is more fuel efficient, longer

BMW has outed the new Mini Cooper, which will be slightly longer and more fuel efficient than the previous model of the car.

Car Tech November 20, 2013

Elon Musk now sets sight on EV pickup truck and supersonic jet with VTOL

Tesla's Elon Musk has said the company will make an EV pickup truck and supersonic jet. A pickup jet?

Car Tech November 16, 2013

Transeco armored edition of Mercedes S500L would please dictators and despots: Here's why

Transeco armored edition of Mercedes S500L will delight dictators and despots with its high-end security features. However, be prepared to pay a premium.

Car Tech November 15, 2013

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream could become a reality as early as 2015

Hyperloop could become a reality as early as 2015.

Car Tech November 4, 2013

Toyota no longer apple of Consumer Reports' eyes

Consumer Reports will no longer recommend some select Toyota cars.

Car Tech October 29, 2013

Tesla hires Apple VP to head car development

Tesla Motors has taken on board Apple's Doug Field to head its car development.

Car Tech October 26, 2013

New York, California, 6 other states want over 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on road by 2025

A coalition of eight states aim to push green vehicles to the mainstream by improving needed infrastructures, such as charging stations.

Car Tech October 26, 2013

Automatic Link hits Apple store

Automatic Labs' vehicle data collection device is available for purchase at Apple's U.S. stores and online.

Car Tech October 25, 2013

NHTSA puts brake on Hyundai Genesis over brake problems

Hyundai has recalled the Genesis models after NHTSA initiated an investigation into the car's brake system.

Car Tech October 23, 2013

James Bond Lotus Esprit 'submarine car' to run on Tesla engine, says Musk

Elon Musk turns his eye to building a real car-submarine and has purchased the old Lotus Esprit 'submarine car' used for the 1977 James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me."

Car Tech October 19, 2013

Wireless EV chargers to be disguised as manhole covers in NYC

Hevo Power is working on wireless EV chargers that will be disguised as manhole covers in NYC.

Car Tech October 18, 2013

Ford teams up with University of Michigan to open new EV battery research lab

Ford is teaming up with University of Michigan to start the new EV battery research lab.

Car Tech October 16, 2013

BMW Series 4 Convertible to hit US early next year: Specs, features revealed

BMW has unveiled some specifications and features of the Series 4 Convertible, which will reach the U.S. in Q1 2014.

Car Tech October 15, 2013

2014 Cadillac ELR price starts $75k, eyes January launch

The 2014 Cadillac ELR will launch in January 2014 and will sport a starting price tag of $75k.

Car Tech October 13, 2013

Toyota eyes auto-pilot driver assist system

Toyota confirms its plans to launch an auto-pilot assist system for its next-generation cars, due in 2015.

Car Tech October 12, 2013

2014 Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid price slashed by at least $2k to woo U.S. customers

Toyota has reduced the price of its Prius Plug-in Hybrid by $2010 to entice customers in the U.S.

Car Tech October 12, 2013

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