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Porsche Taycan Turbo's EPA range of 201 miles is much lower than expected

But Porsche hires testers who get an entirely different number

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Audi squeezes more driving range from the E-Tron's powertrain

Autoblog learned the updated powertrain is likely coming to America

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Tesla wants to produce 500,000 cars per year at German plant

The electric car company will also raise imported Model 3 prices in China

Tesla plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year at its new factory on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday. Last month, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk announced that a site in Gruenheide, Brandenburg, had been chosen to build Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported that Tesla will invest up to 4 billion euros (£3.44 billion) in the plant.

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Porsche Taycan demand exceeds expectations in Europe

30,000 customers have made down payments and 10,000 have placed firm orders

Porsche has taken down payments from 30,000 customers in Europe for its Taycan, the luxury car maker's first fully electric model, CEO Oliver Blume told Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper. Porsche, which is starting shipment of the Taycan to U.S. dealerships this month and to other markets shortly thereafter, is planning to deliver 20,000 Taycans in 2020.

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Jaguar upgrades I-Pace with increased range for free

Using data from the I-Pace eTrophy racing series

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Tesla Cybertruck looks like an alien spaceship on L.A.'s 405

Is Tesla testing the truck, or just showing it off?

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Chinese consumers more open to EV, autonomous cars than Westerners

Chinese consumers are also optimistic about vehicle-sharing

Consumers in some Western countries appear unconvinced as automakers overhaul their factories and supply chains to produce pricey electric cars and invest billions to develop self-driving technology, the survey by OC&C Strategy Consulting showed. While more than 90% of Chinese residents said they would consider, were likely to or definitely would buy an electric car, only about half of the surveyed consumers in the United States were eyeing an electric car as their next purchase. The research

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Ford patent application shows new 'skateboard' EV truck chassis design

Keeps traditional pickup chassis structure with rails and cross-members

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Analysts warn Lincoln shouldn't follow Ford out of the sedan market

Could electrification be the Lincoln sedan's saving grace?

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Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel, Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid and Tesla Cybertruck | Autoblog Podcast #606

Plus BMW X6, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and the death of Buick sedans

Plus BMW X6, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and the death of Buick sedans

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China-built Tesla cars secure subsidies

New energy vehicles could be a quarter of sales there by 2025

Tesla Inc said on Friday its Chinese-built Model 3 cars would receive state subsidies, a move that will help the U.S. electric vehicle maker's push into the world's biggest auto market. China's industry ministry had earlier said Tesla's Model 3 cars, being built at its $2 billion factory in Shanghai, were on a list recommended for subsidies for new energy vehicles (NEVs), which include plug-in hybrids, battery-only electric vehicles and those powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Tesla said

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