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    Study: Lack of new midsize pickup models driving strong resale values for older models
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    According to a new study by Black Book, the fact that there are fewer mid-sized pickup truck options on the market is driving up the retail cost of used models. During the month of June, used vehicles from model years 2007-2011 depreciated an average of 1.3 percent across the board, but midsize pickups of the same year saw their value decrease by just 0.7 ...

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    Yokohama HER-02 trying for another EV climb record at Pikes Peak
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    Japanese tire company Yokohama is entering its HER-02 electric vehicle in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the goal of once again setting an electric-vehicle record for the Colorado race. Ikuo Hanawa will again be behind the wheel of the EV, which will be equipped with Yokohama's BluEarth-A tires and a Panasonic battery. Hanawa set Yokohama's ...

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    e0 getting new PP01 electric supercar ready for Pikes Peak challenge
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    After sending the all-electric eO beast to the Dakar Rally – where it became the first electric vehicle to finish that event – Latvia's OSCar is readying a new racer for the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb in Colorado next month. The eO PP01 supercar boasts a lightweight, tubular carbon-fiber frame with an electric engine that peaks at ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Chevy Colorado looks like big brother Silverado
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    After taking the 2013 model year off, it looks like Chevrolet is putting the final touches on the next-generation Colorado, which is already on sale in South America, Asia and Australia. While we don't know when truck buyers in the US will be able to get their hands on the next-generation Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, we do know that the trucks will be ...

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    Colorado ethanol producer Front Range Energy moves from corn to woody biomass
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    The Environmental Protection Agency continues to give the green light to E15, but the biofuel doesn't have to come from corn ethanol. The exact source of the ethanol in gasoline – whether its 10 percent ethanol (E10) or 15 percent (E15) – isn't impacting the E15 debate, it does in the "food vs. fuel" debate, and that's why a potential solution ...

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    In producing natural gas, excessive methane leaks offset environmental benefits
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    Utah, we have a problem. That's the conclusion of a report from the publication Nature saying that methane leaks from US natural gas fields may be anywhere from two to three times as large as previously estimated. As much as four percent of the natural gas production at a field near Denver is escaping into the atmosphere via methane leaks, Nature says, ...

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    Colorado looking at plug-in-friendly rules for HOAs, parking lots
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    Colorado sealed one set of green credentials last month by legalizing non-medical marijuana use. Turns out, the Rocky Mountain State is not done making green the most appealing color. Colorado could attempt to goose plug-in vehicle sales by introducing legislation that would provide financial incentives to homeowner associations that install ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 118K Colorado, Canyon pickups over missing hood latches
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    General Motors has announced a recall of 118,800 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks due to the possibility of secondary hood latches not being installed at the time of manufacture. The affected vehicles are from the 2010, 2011 and 2012 model years, all of which were built between November 9, 2009 and August 28, 2012. According to the ...

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    Video: Participant claims Fox News Denver rigged marijuana driving test results
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    In May of this year, KDVR, Fox News 31 of Denver, Colorado aired a segment in which it tested the effects of marijuana on drivers. At the time of the story, Colorado lawmakers narrowly voted down a law that would have made it illegal to drive with more than five nanograms per milliliter of the drug in your system. So, to determine the effects of driving ...

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    Republican candidate Joe Coors loves his Chevy Volt, films campaign ad inside
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    Usually, when the words Republican and Chevrolet Volt go together, it has something to do with hating on General Motor's most controversial car. Like this or this or this. But take a look at Colorado Republican congressional candidate Joe Coors' campaign commercial, which was actually filmed inside his Chevrolet Volt and is full of praise for the car. "I ...

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    Report: PickupTrucks.com stages global shootout with new Ranger, Colorado, Hilux and Amarok
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    PickupTrucks.com has turned to its friends in Australia for a look at a few of the most popular midsize pickups found Down Under. The result is the Global Pickup Shootout that pits the reigning-champion Toyota Hilux against the Holden Colorado, Volkswagen Amarok and the Ford Ranger. Each truck was faced with a battery of tests that included on-road and ...

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    New Colorado law makes it easy to sell electricity to EVs
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    There's an old problem on the law book that has hindered plug-in vehicle adoption in the U.S.: figuring out who has the rights to sell electricity. Traditionally, in many areas, only utilities have that right because of, we've heard, unscrupulous landlords who overcharged their tenants. Of course, if you're a landlord today who wants to install an ...

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    Report: Holden to maintain its identity within GM
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    Unbeknownst to us, observers of Holden, General Motors' Australian subsidiary that has helped The General make some of its finest product, have wondered if the austral brand's identity would get swallowed up in the push to create a cohesive, global Chevrolet. Three products headed to the antipodes have aroused the question: although the Colorado pickup ...

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    Audi spells out A3 e-tron pilot project in Colorado
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    Pikes Peak Challenge, this is not. Audi has posted a video detailing its so-called e-tron pilot project, in which a handful of drivers get to test the battery-electric version of the A3 hatchback. The two-minute video shows the test-drivers – based in Golden, CO – testing the car along mountain roads and talking about their reasons for ...

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    Retrofitted BMW M3 electric will compete in Pikes Peak race
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    Last year, a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid was featured in the Tom Cruise-starring Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. This year, another BMW electric-drive vehicle is looking to make a star performance, and without the editing or tricky camera angles. A 1995 BMW M3 has been retrofitted with a 420-horsepower electric motor and will compete in the "electric" heat ...

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    Report: GMC version of Chevy Colorado to look "significantly differentiated" - if it gets built
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    The mid-size pickup truck segment should get a much-needed shot in the arm when the global Chevrolet Colorado reaches our shores in the near future. We're not exactly sure when the Colorado will be built and sold here, but thanks to its 2011 reveal we have a good idea of what it will look like. We also don't know any specs for the North American model, ...

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    Official: GM investing $380 million at Wentzville plant for next-gen Chevy Colorado production
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    Not long after General Motors confirmed that the new global Chevrolet Colorado pickup will, in fact, be offered in the United States, The General has announced that the midsize truck will be built at its Wentzville, Missouri facility. GM is investing $380 million at the plant for retooling and equipment upgrades, and it says this injection of cash will ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #251
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    Chevy Colorado, rotary not dead, Caravan and Avenger dead, Nissan IQS, VW Golf R Episode #251 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, with Chris, Zach and Dan making up this week's crew. Topics include the next-generation Chevrolet Colorado being confirmed for the U.S. market, Mazda confirming via Twitter that there will be a new generation of the Rotary ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #251 LIVE
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    We record Episode #251 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and you can drop us your questions via our Q&A module below. Check out our discussion topics or chime in to help determine what else the crew chats about this evening. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to ...

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    Official: Chevy confirms global Colorado pickup for U.S.
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    As expected, General Motors has just announced that the company's global Chevrolet Colorado is, in fact, headed our way. The company says that the vehicle's fuel efficiency, design and capability all make it ideal for American buyers, and that the excitement surrounding the truck's launch in Thailand earlier this month helped push the company to decide to ...

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